Forecasting Features

Reduce your time to production by using PredictHQ’s API. Our forecasting features are designed to make your data models more accurate with less work on your end.
Aggregating Event Attendance

Find the total impact of events on a given day

Having insights into individual events is useful, but when it comes to demand forecasting, it’s useful to be able to identify peaks and throughs in demand on a daily basis.

The Features API reduces friction in forecasting by aggregating the total predicted attendees of events occurring in key locations on any given day. That means you spend less time trying to add up event attendees and then look for the spikes in demand. Instead, the Features API instantly shows you which days will be most impactful, and you’re able to drill down from there to see the individual event data.

POST /v1/features HTTP/1.1
      Accept: application/json
      Authorization: Bearer $ACCESS_TOKEN
      "location": {
            "place_id": ["4887398"]
      },
      "active": {
            "gt": "2019-02-01",
            "lt": "2019-02-28"
      },
      "phq_attendance_conferences": {
            "stats": ["sum"]
      },
      "phq_attendance_sports": {
            "stats": ["sum"]
      }
Relevance features

Search for events occuring within a certain radius

Event locations matter. If there’s a big expo occuring next to a downtown hotel and a coffee shop, those businesses will see an uptick in patrons on those days due to the influx of people attending the event. Your business’s proximity to events that drive demand will be a good indicator of the scale of the impact you’ll experience from them.

The PredictHQ API relevance endpoint provides a number of parameters that you can use to understand an event’s importance to you. Features such as Radial Search allow you refine your results based on an event’s physical proximity to locations that matter to you and your business.

GET /v1/events/?location_around.origin=40.782409,-73.971885&location_around.offset=1km&start_around.origin=$CURRENT_DATE&q=jazz&category=concerts&country=US&active.gte=$CURRENT_DATE HTTP/1.1

Authorization: Bearer $ACCESS_TOKEN
Label Features

Explore event labels for more granulatiry

Not only do events themselves matter, but specific types of events will impact your business differently. Having labels adds rich context to the categories of events that you’re analyzing.

For example, you might have a Community Event occuring near one of your key locations. Being able to know whether that event is a fundraising event vesus a religious gathering can influence your forecasting models. If you know for certain that religious gatherings are influential, but fundraising events are not, you can exlude events with the “fundraising” label and ensure that it doesn’t interfere with your models.

GET /v1/events/?label=fundraiser HTTP/1.1

Accept: application/json

Authorization: Bearer $ACCESS_TOKEN

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All API features
PredictHQ's Demand Intelligence API features were built to expedite your forecasting and unlock revenue opportunities for your business.
  • Radial search
  • NLP Labels
  • PHQ End Times
  • Geocoded Events
  • Umbrella Events
  • PHQ Attendance
  • Location search parameters
  • Recurring Events
  • Directional Flow
  • Geographical place scope

Customer Stories

Demand intelligence gets results

PredictHQ's customers include leading companies across a range of industries, including accommodation, transport, and retail. They're using our intelligent event data for labor optimization, demand forecasting, dynamic pricing, supply chain optimization and more.
Don't underestimate how much effort it takes to work with event data... Being able to rely on a company whose sole purpose is to remove the ambiguity of event data has been game-changing for us.
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