NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 22, 2020 – Event professionals will be able to book nontraditional venues directly through their event management software (EMS) platform, thanks to an agreement announced today by Aventri and VenueBook. The partnership will integrate VenueBook’s industry-first direct booking technology and database of nontraditional venues with Aventri’s enterprise EMS platform. VenueBook is the only end-to-end solution available today for booking non-hotel meeting and event space directly, across multiple brands. The tool provides real-time access to available space, transparent pricing and a proprietary booking engine. The Aventri/VenueBook partnership aims to create the first all-in-one sourcing, negotiating and booking platform for group space. The comprehensive solution will enable planners to manage the entire procurement process – from sourcing and negotiating to contracting, paying and reporting – through a single, secure platform.