An enterprise-grade venue & event management solution

About us

Priava is committed to building and implementing solutions based on a best-practice methodology to deliver greater customer success. Our modular, turnkey solutions have been architected in the cloud, supported by Amazon Web Services to meet the current and future demands of our customers.

Why Priava Saas

Global organisation with offices in Sydney, London, New York & Christchurch

Why Priava Saas

More than 20 years’ experience in venue management software

Why Priava Saas

Trusted by Stadiums, Convention Centres, Arenas, Theatres, Museums, Caterers & Other Unique Venues

Why Priava Saas

Enabled more than 3 million events worth over one billion dollars in revenue

Why Priava Saas

Global partner of prestigious companies encapsulating finance, point of sale, ticketing

Our story

1997

1997

Priava was founded in 1997 to address the need for specialist venue and event management software. The initial product, Events Perfect (EP), was an on-premise solution designed by industry professionals, based on best practice standards, to support venue and event managers at every stage of the booking and event management process.

2007

2007

In 2007, EP was retired to make way for a completely new cloud-based application that would enhance the functionality already available in the on-premise platform. With more than ten years of experience working with our customers, Priava was designed to streamline all of the primary tasks that venue and event managers

2011

2011

Following its official launch in 2011 in Sydney and London, Priava has evolved into an enterprise-grade software for world-class venues meeting the complex needs of Convention Centres, Arenas, Stadiums, Performing Arts Centres and other unique event spaces across the globe.

2019

2019

In 2019 Priava was acquired by Whiteoak Capital. This investment led to expansion of the product functionality coupled with a focus on a global growth in larger venues. A new CEO was brought on board with a mandate to drive change and pursue global growth. Subsequently Priava secured it’s largest sale in history with a global brand name and secured partnerships with world class technology vendors such as Oracle Netsuite and others. We continue to expand rapidly in all key markets across North America, EU, UK and

Meet our leadership team

Our leadership includes some of the most inventive and experienced executives in the venue, event and technology industry.

Shaun Butler

Shaun Butler

CEO

Shaun Butler was appointed as Global CEO of Priava in August 2019. Shaun has over 25 years of experience across various software vendors and locations in APAC with a focus on customer success at the very heart of his management and leadership pedigree. His most recent appointment before joining Priava was as the Regional CEO of SYSPRO Software APAC. Shaun graduated from the University of New England with a Bachelor of Business and was a prior member of CPA Australia.

James Pegum

James Pegum

Chairman Priava Board

James joined Priava in 2007 as the General Manager for the Asia-Pacific region and later became CEO. During his time as CEO, James was responsible for the launch of two global offices, and also led the company’s commercial and technical transition from on-premise to an entirely cloud-based application. James has a Diploma in International Sports Management from the University of Lausanne & International Olympic Committee and was previously a Visiting Scholar in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney.

Richard Whiteoak

Richard Whiteoak

Non-executive Director

Richard has top-tier investing experience across public and private equity opportunities. Prior to founding Whiteoak in 2016, he was a senior member of the investment team at Allan Gray, a leading Australian equities manager with over $5bn under management. Richard holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Wales and an MBA with High Distinction from the University of Oxford. He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Greg Garvin

Greg Garvin

Non-executive Director

Greg has deep experience in building, advising and transforming businesses globally. Greg was previously a Senior Management Consultant with McKinsey & Company and Accenture, serving clients in Australia, the US, the UK, Japan and South Africa. Greg holds an AB in Economics from Stanford University and an MBA from INSEAD. He is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Global offices

With offices in Sydney, New York, London and Christchurch, we offer local customer service and support to our clients.

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New York

54 W. 40th Street
New York, NY 10018
United States

T +1 (212) 602-1000
E Sales.US@priava.com

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London

Suite 5, Printworks House
27 Dunstable Road
Richmond Surrey TW9 1UH

T +44 (0)845 0744 250
E Sales.UK@priava.com

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Sydney

Level 4/10 Spring St
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

T +61 (0)2 8383 4333
E Sales.AU@priava.com

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Christchurch

8/294 Montreal Street
Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013
New Zealand

T +64 (0)3 667 0950
E Sales.NZ@priava.com

See Priava in action

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