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Where it all began

Eventura was founded in 2003 by our CEO, Chris Houghton, following a stellar career working for some of the world’s best-known technology names. His vision was to provide the SME market with the technology they need to succeed as, at the time, most systems with advanced functionality were reserved for large firms.

Whilst this vision has evolved, the sentiment has remained the same – unlocking the potential of other organisations by building long term relationships, sharing customer journeys and providing solutions for success.

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Our Timeline


Best IT Support Company

Eventura awarded Best IT Support company for the second year at the Talk of Manchester Business Awards

2019 saw us win the “Best IT Support Company” award for the second year running at the prestigious Talk of Manchester Business Awards. 


International Expansion

Eventura open offices in three new locations

In 2019, Eventura announced plans to open a trio of new offices in Stockton on Tees, Bletchley and Malta. 


NetSuite Partnership

Eventura partner with global business system provider, NetSuite

We partnered with NetSuite in 2019, bringing global solutions to our customers. 


Culture Leaders

Eventura is recognised as a UK SME Culture Leader

Building on our Investors In People accreditation, Eventura was recognised as a top SME culture leader in 2018 by Real Business. 


Best IT Support in Manchester

Eventura awarded Best IT Support Company at the Talk of Manchester Awards

2018 saw us win the “Best IT Support” category in the regional Talk of Manchester business awards. 


Purpose Built Premises

Eventura move to purpose built premises in Westhoughton

In 2016, we moved into our new purpose built premises in Westhougthon. The site was originally the Cross Guns Pub and the new building contains items from the old establishment. 


Northern Powerhouse

CEO, Chris Houghton, meets then Chancellor George Osborne at 10 Downing Street

As part of the Northern Powerhouse initiative, our CEO attended 10 Downing Street to meet the then Chancellor, George Osborne. 


Recognised as Investors in People

Eventura achieve the IIP certification for the first time

For the first time in 2015, Eventura was recognised as an Investors in People organisation. We have maintained this status ever since!


Business Person of the Year

CEO, Chris Houghton, is recognised as Business Person of the Year 

In 2014, Chris was recognised as the Business Person of the Year in the annual Bolton and Bury Business Awards. 


Super Patrons of BLGC

Eventura become a BLGC Super Patron

In 2009, we became super patrons of Bolton Lads and Girls club. We still support this organisation today. 


Sage Business Partner

Eventura becomes a Sage Business Partner

In 2008, Eventura became a registered Sage Business Partner, providing business systems to the SME market. 


Our first big move

Big Sam and our big move

Eventura moved from shared office space in the Bolton business centre to its own offices in Croft House, Bolton. 

As lifelong fans of BWFC, we were honoured to have the one and only Big Sam open the premises for us. 


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