Product Updates

Everything you need to know about the latest tools and features across all of Social Tables software.

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What’s New: Instant Communication Tools that Bring Event Collaboration into the 21st Century

Are you still printing, faxing, calling, and emailing notes when you want to communicate simple changes to your diagram? Of course you are, because that’s how everyone does it!  But there’s a better way. Now, all users of the world’s most popular diagramming tool can take advantage of instant communication tools that will dramatically reduce missteps in the planning process. Let’s see how! Explore two new instant event communication tools that will save time every day! 1. Diagram versioning and version restore We get it—sometimes you’re hesitant to share a diagram with another event stakeholder. You’re probably concerned that they’ll…

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What’s New: A Fresh Redesign That Brings the Future to Diagramming

What if the world’s most popular diagramming tool got even better and easier to use? It was this thinking that led to the redesign of Social Tables Event Services Solution. Thanks to great feedback from customers, Social Tables has taken event diagramming to the next level of quality and sophistication with a fresh new look, improved templating tools, and more intuitive user controls. Take a look at some of the great new updates below. 1. Improved look and feel With this update, your diagrams will now be brighter, cleaner, and easier to understand. Here’s a look at the fresh redesign…

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What’s New: 4 Attendee Management Tools for Greater Flexibility

No two events are the same—which means no two diagrams or guest lists are going to look and act the same. We released the latest batch of updates with those truths in mind, for greater flexibility to when manage attendees, seating arrangements, and templates. Now you can easily customize your attendee lists, specify special seating arrangements with your templates in a snap, and group and ungroup attendees to make last-minute changes a breeze. In the end, this makes events easier to manage and control. Easy Attendee Grouping You can now quickly create groups from the attendee management tool. Start by…

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Save Hours When You Swap Layouts Between Floor Plans

It happens. You’ve put several hours into a diagram, and suddenly there’s a change in the schedule. The floor plan you originally had in mind is no longer available. Time to start over, right? Not with Social Tables. Now, our diagramming tool lets you swap your existing layout into a different floor plan effortlessly. Take a look at the image below to see the new feature in action. Simply access this new “Swap Floor Plan” option from either the File menu or by right-clicking the desired floor plan from the left panel. Why properties love this You know better than…

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Save Time with Theater Row Template Default Updates

Recently, we updated our software to allow your team’s admins to specify standards and set measurements for trade show booths for the rest of your team to use. Well, we heard from you that this feature would also be useful for theater row template defaults. So we made it happen! Theater Row Template Defaults Now, your admins can create standards and set measurements for theater rows. The new Theater Row template default can be found as an option in the Template dropdown within the Defaults tab of Administrator Settings. After you make some changes here, you’ll find your new default as an…

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Share All The Right Room Options With New Presentation Layer Tools

We’ve heard from event planners and sales managers alike that it should be easier to share a full list of ideal rooms and floorplans with clients. That way, they won’t have to do the work themselves to see which rooms at a given property would work for their event. So we made that happen. You can now share a link to a standalone presentation layer that directs those who click it to view a specific room or a filtered list of rooms. Simply highlight the rooms you want to send, click the “Share Link” button, and share the specific room…

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Save Time with New Trade Show Booth & Chair Spacing Tools

Occasionally, we’re able to make simple changes to our software that nevertheless greatly improve our users’ experiences. We’re happy to say we’ve made two such changes with our latest round of updates to our space planning software—specifically to our trade show booth template defaults and chair spacing tools. We’re certain they’ll help you get work done faster and smarter in Social Tables. Let’s take a look. Trade Show Booth Template Defaults Now, your team’s admins can specify standards and set measurements for trade show booths for the rest of your team members to use. To find this new feature, click ‘File’…

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Product Update: Faster, More Capable Diagram Exports

Though we think of ourselves first as a cloud-based technology company, we are also keenly aware that Social Tables users spend most of their working hours away from a computer. Nowhere is this clearer than in the way our users prefer to interact with their diagrams. Export is one of our most popular features. Tens of thousands of users export their diagrams each week, and send them to clients as an email attachment, or print them out for teammates to mark in Sharpie, or use the exported file in whichever way makes the most sense for their business. We’re attentive…

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Product Update: New Search Filters and RFP Tools

A client is asking you to plan a large event that may draw as few as 133 attendees or as many as 755. You’re concerned. That’s a pretty huge range—so sourcing event space flexible enough to accommodate such a gap could be a real challenge. That is, until now. With the latest updates to the Social Tables sourcing platform, you have the power to search for only the properties that match your clients’ specific requirements with easy-to-use search filters. Take a look below: These are the five hotels in the Chicago-area flexible enough to satisfy either end of the extreme…

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Product Update: Create Events Right From The Presentation Layer

Event planners think ahead. When they’re searching for potential event spaces on behalf of their clients—whether on your website or the Social Tables sourcing platform—you can be certain they’re also sketching the best layout options and designing the whole experience. Often, your best bet as a property is to give them as many planning tools – or an RFI form – upfront as you’re able to. We’re always exploring new ways to give you more power to do that, and with our latest update, we’ve taken a big step in that direction.   Now, when a planner encounters your presentation…

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