Roqbot, a 2013 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show exhibiting company, is reinventing the way music is experienced in bars, restaurants, and retail stores with its new mobile jukebox app. The startup company was named Best Music Tech Company in the 2011 South By Southwest Accelerator, and is quickly replacing the iconic jukebox and other background music services with an exciting social experience for customers across the country.
The company has been working with businesses and brands in major U.S. cities such as San Francisco, NYC, LA, and Austin, and has recently collaborated with Miller Lite, Gap, Samsung, and rock band Motley Crue to bring the mobile jukebox experience to larger audiences. With over one million songs streamed and over two times the average check-ins of Foursquare, Roqbot is rapidly disrupting outdated background music.
"With just a few clicks, a bar can have a playlist that dynamically adjusts to customer feedback while still letting the business owner maintain control," said Garrett Dodge , Co-founder and CEO of Roqbot. "This way, the music engages all of a businesses' customers, not just the person putting dollars into the jukebox."
How It Works
Patrons at Roqbot locations use the iPhone or Android music app to check in, discover what's playing, request songs, vote on the queue, and see the venue's specials. Ultimately, customers crowd-source the music experience at that location. Roqbot also delivers better music for business by providing venues with full control over what can be requested, continuous streaming unlike traditional jukeboxes, and full customization to match the venue's vibe.
In addition, Roqbot has announced the new Roqbot Mix Machine, a first for out-of-home music, which utilizes both customer and venue preferences to create a custom playlist for each business. For consumers that don't have a Roqbot venue in their area, the new "Jukebox Reborn" campaign lets everybody easily suggest Roqbot to their favorite local businesses via Facebook.
Roqbot is a first-time exhibitor at NRA Show 2013 (set to take place May 18-21 at Chicago's McCormick Place). Get 50 percent off NRA Show 2013 badges now. For more information, please visit www.roqbot.com.