Hopin acquires Boomset, becoming an all-in-one event management platform for virtual, hybrid and in-person experiences


LONDON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Get in, the leading all-in-one event management platform that enables immersive and interactive experiences from anywhere, today announced the acquisition of leader in on-site event solutions, Boomset. With this notable acquisition, Hopin will add leading on-site event tools to its in-depth multi-product offerings to become a truly holistic partner that enables anyone to plan, produce and share events whether hybrid, in-person or virtual. .

Johnny Boufarhat, CEO and Founder of Hopin said, “The event industry has changed forever and event planners need a seamless solution that includes virtual and on-site technology and services. With the addition of Boomset, we will offer our clients the ability to tailor and analyze any type of event by capturing both virtual and in-person audiences and data. I am extremely proud to welcome the incredible Boomset team to Hopin as well as to partner with Boomset Founder and CEO, Kerem Baran, whose attention to corporate culture is highly valued at Hopin.

Kerem Baran, CEO and Co-Founder of Boomset, said: “Hopin has transformed virtual events and joining the organization will be powerful for our team and event planners, especially for the future of hybrid events. We believe that an all-in-one platform, including Boomset’s transparent on-site event solutions, will fulfill Hopin and Boomset’s mutual mission to deliver the best experience to our customers while continuing to evolve to the “Hopin speed”.

With Boomset, Hopin will be a destination for on the spot technology and services, including badges, self-service kiosks and QR code check-in; access to innovative technological solutions such as tracking management with RFID / UHF / NFC and cashless payments; and meaningful data insight that includes check-in / out data, session attendance, lead retrieval, and full event demographics.

With hybrid events expected to double in 2021 (PCMA), it’s crucial that event planners have the tools they need to be successful. With its immersive virtual venue, Hopin helps organizers extend their reach worldwide, and now with Hopin’s new on-site capabilities, organizers will be able to produce interactive hybrid events that centralize offline audience analytics. and online in a single dashboard to see substantive 360-degree information. that only an all-in-one platform like Hopin can provide.

“It has always been clear to us that hybrid events are extremely valuable to organizers and participants,” Boufarhat said. “With our all-in-one platform, as well as others on the horizon for Hopin, we will continue our mission of helping people connect with the communities and conversations that matter to them, whether in person or in line.”

In addition to On the site services, event planners look for Hopin because of his multi-product platform, comprising:

  • Virtual place helps create an immersive experience for attendees so that organizers deliver powerful programs to a digital audience
  • Studio enables hosts to take advantage of StreamYard’s innovative broadcast studio to easily produce professional and reliable live streams
  • Marketing events to transparently promote events to generate registrations and ticket sales

Since the start of 2020, Hopin has grown from six to over 660 employees in 45 countries and has grown from a few hundred event makers to over 100,000+ organizations with millions of attendees each month. Since February of last year, Hopin has raised over $ 565 million in Series AC funding.

As part of its multi-product strategy, Hopin acquired Topi’s mobile application development team in 2020 and acquired video streaming company StreamYard, adding StreamYard’s 3.6 million video content creators to its base. In 2021, Hopin acquired video hosting provider Streamable as well as video technology company jamm.

For more information, please read the article on the Hopin blog: (https://hopin.com/blog/hopin-acquires-boomset-all-in-one-event-platform)

About Hopin

Founded in 2019, Hopin empowers brands and communities to create all-in-one live experiences. Through its platform, participants can learn, interact and connect with people from anywhere in the world. With Hopin, anyone can create live virtual, hybrid, and in-person events that are made highly interactive and immersive. Hopin has acquired Stream court, a leading video streaming studio, in 2020 and acquired Streamable, jam and Perch in 2021. Hopin is a London-based remote business with employees in 45 countries. Learn more about hopin.com.

About Boomset

Boomset is the leading provider of event technology solutions that simplify event management for in-person and hybrid events. From digital entry with on-demand badge printing and facial recognition to session management, access control, participant tracking, lead retrieval, gamification and more, it’s a solution Transparent web and mobile for all types of events. Along with top-notch support and nearly 40 dedicated team members, Boomset’s end-to-end solution delivers seamless and stress-free #TheBoomsetWay event experiences around the world. Learn more about boomset.com.


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