Hello, we’re MainBoard and we help make your customers and talent love you. With around 600 clients, thousands of users in 28 countries, we are without doubt the #1 supplier of software, services and websites to the talent, casting and media industries.
Mainboard, the trading name of Rapid System has been the leading innovator and supplier of technology solutions to the fashion, advertising and media industries for over 20 years. We have consistently pioneered applications that have advanced the way the industry and agencies run their businesses. Together with cDs Global, our exclusive distributors in Europe and the US, we continue providing ground breaking solutions to our various clients across various industries.
With our rich history of innovation and creativity, we are proud to be the operating backbone of our clients with products like Agencypad, Portfoliopad and Castingpad. Coupled with our fantastic web design and development team, our vision has fuelled incredible growth for both ourselves and our amazing clients.
A look at how we have spearheaded the technology that is now industry standard:
1997 – Created the first online image delivery system, replacing comp cards, fedex and mailers.
1999 – Developed Chartwizard, a world class booking system, with invoicing, scheduling & content management. This is where the game changed from paper to digital.
1999 – Integrated website design with full content management system.
2000 – Seamlessly included text messaging from within the booking system, making communication with talent simple and effective.
2002 – Implemented video format into online presentation tool, bringing the power of moving images to your marketing.
2002 – Developed Image Wizard, effectively connecting offline data with online application.
2003 – Create Castingpad, ultimate online application for managing all aspects of casting.
2003– Added accounting package to track and provide statements for talent.
2009 – Online charts, allowing agents & talent to view their calendar entries via web-based application.
2011 – Developed the first iPad & iPhone app for agencies and talent to download their portfolios to showcase their images & videos on-site & offline. No longer requiring physically printed portfolio books.
2012 – Went live with Agencypad, the number one booking, content management & invoicing system. Fully web-based and accessible from anywhere with an internet connection, Agencypad has revolutionized the way agencies work.
2013 – Quickbooks & NetSuite integrated with Agencypad and completely online.