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Built for event hosts,
by event hosts.

Learn more about the inspiration behind the Accelevents platform.

In preparation for an 850 person fundraiser hosted in Boston by Jon and Zach, the two anticipated several shortcomings of existing fundraising systems. Scrambling to provide a memorable night while maximizing the donation total from their fundraiser, the two decided to create their own solution: a mobile and online bidding system. The results were outstanding, with rave reviews and nearly double the anticipated proceeds. After countless inquiries into the technology, the two went on to create Accelevents, a company focused on helping you to create a successful and memorable event.

Story behind Accelevents

Special occasions call for special events. As childhood best friends, we have been hosting memorable events for years — events that bring our families and friends together.

A few years back, a cancer diagnosis in the family made us realize that we could use our event planning talents for greater causes.

So we decided to host a fundraiser for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Gaining more traction than we could have imagined, our 840-person venue sold out weeks in advance. Although we were experts when it came to event logistics, we were relatively inexperienced at raising money.

accelevents cofounders at a fundraiser in Nantucket

Meet the Accelevents Team

Made by event organizers for event organizers.

Accelevents CEO - Jon Kazarian

Jonathan Kazarian

CEO, Co-Founder

Jon is Accelevents’ CEO and Co-Founder, responsible for setting and executing the vision for the company. Jon is passionate about understanding how to maximize user experience and working with Accelevents' development team to create an amazing experience for event organizers and attendees alike.

Zach Hagopian co-founder

Zach Hagopian

COO, Co-Founder

Zach is Accelevents’ COO and Co-Founder, focusing on company strategy, partnerships, and marketing execution. Zach works both with the Accelevents team and client base to create the best possible event experience.

andrew leighton director of business development

Andrew Leighton

Director of Sales

Andrew is Accelevents' Director of Sales, focused on developing new business and client relationships. Andrew specializes in matching the extensive capabilities of the Accelevents platform with organizations' event ticketing and registration goals.

Chloe-Tykal-Accelevents Customer Success Manager

Chloe Tykal

Customer Success Manager

Chloe is Accelevents' Customer Success Manager, focused on ensuring that every event is a success and every question is answered! Chloe is an expert on every aspect of the Accelevents platform and hear to help you anyway that she can. Send her a message in that chat to introduce yourself!

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