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Gather Reaches Company Milestones with Projected Doubling of Employee Headcount by End of Year, Expanding Executive Team, and New Headquarters

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Leading event software provider focusing on continued innovation
through 2018 and beyond

Gather,
the leading event management software platform for restaurants and
venues, is announcing strategic growth and significant achievements in
the midst of a momentous year for the company. Gather has made recent
additions to their executive team, acquired
the company EVENTup
in June, garnered industry accolades (including
recognition from the Inc. 5000 Awards), launched the Gather
Booking Network
, and relocated to a new office to manage a rapidly
growing team. By the end of 2018, the company projects to more than
double its headcount with 130 total employees.

Last year, Gather helped plan and manage over 700,000 events for more
than 5,000 restaurants and venues across the U.S., powering more than $1
billion in event revenue.

"The growth and momentum Gather has had so far in 2018 puts us in an
excellent position to continue driving the event industry forward," said
Nick Miller, co-founder and CEO of Gather. "While I am proud of the
company's success, we're also excited to bring new resources to our
customers to continue to propel their events business forward." In July,
Gather launched the Gather
Booking Network
, the world's largest events network, allowing
restaurants and venues to tap into a larger audience by promoting their
businesses in the top places where millions of event planners go to find
and book events. The growing partner list includes Yelp, EVENTup,
BizBash and Wedding Spot.

Gather also added Thomas Angst to its executive leadership team as
Senior Vice President of Sales. Thomas brings 20 years of leadership
experience in growing and scaling companies, most notably in his role as
Regional VP of Sales & Restaurant Relations at OpenTable.

"Throughout my 14 years with OpenTable, I became passionate about the
hospitality industry," said Thomas Angst, SVP of Sales, Gather. "Through
OpenTable customers that were using and loving Gather, I learned how the
software works and truly saw the value it added to business owners in
building additional revenue streams. The leadership team at Gather is
like-minded and focused on helping restaurants and venues succeed in
their business. I believe in the opportunity of creating a positive
impact for our present and future customers and am proud to be a part of
the team."

Thomas will be instrumental in helping scale Gather's sales team,
supporting the company-wide team growth by adding over 100 jobs through
2019. To accommodate the growing team, Gather relocated offices in
August from Inman Park to a 31,000 sq. ft., fully custom-built office
space, designed by Nelson Design, in Midtown Atlanta's 715 Peachtree
building.

Gather continued to celebrate excellence, most recently with recognition
in the top ten percent of the 2018 Inc. 5000 awards (ranking at #442).
The company achieved additional accolades and awards this year,
including the Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2018 Pacesetter Award,
Product/Service of the Year – Event Management Solution by the 2018
Stevie American Business Awards, and as one of the Atlanta
Journal-Constitution's 2018 Top Workplaces.

About Gather
Gather is re-imagining the way events are
planned, managed and executed, empowering thousands of restaurants and
venues across the U.S. to successfully grow their events business.
Gather's cloud-based platform helps teams streamline their event sales
and management workflow, from initial inquiry through day-of execution,
simplifying event planning for venues and their customers. Learn more at gatherhere.com.

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