Now, more than ever, it is crucial for your event to make the registration and ticketing process as easy and painless as possible. After all, this is the first impression participants will have of your event. The last thing you want is to stick them in a line, especially when they’re so eager to get going.
Unsure of where to begin your search? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are the top 7 mobile ticketing apps that every meeting and event planner should consider:
First and foremost, Eventbrite is most known for its ability to learn user preferences and recommend accurate events that these individuals would be interested in attending. Outside of this specialty, Eventbrite boast a robust online ticketing service that enables users to create, promote, and sell tickets for events. This user path creates a unique ecosystem in which an individual can attend events that best suit their likes/dislikes, and then directly apply what they learned when creating check-in and ticketing options for their own meetings.
This platform allows event planners to easily build their ticket site and sell away (without nagging service fees)! Eventjoy is a mobile-first ticketing company that is redefining how people organize and experience events. They completely give event professionals the reigns when organizing how they would like to collect check-in information while making the process as stress-free as possible. Even after merging with “Universe” their technology is still going strong.
Ticketbud An online event registration and ticketing service that puts all event organizers in complete control of how they pay for the ticketing of their event. From Dave & Busters to Playstation, event planners can easily join the powerhouse company lineup that trusts Ticketbud to do their events’ mobile ticketing heavy-lifting. Specializing in event ticket promotion and selling, Ticketbud is a natural “gateway app” for planners looking to get their feet wet in the mobile ticketing.
Get to know the comfort and ease of having your event information, all in one place! TicketLeap is an online ticketing platform enabling event organizers to sell, market and manage every aspect of their events. Offering a “complete ticketing system” this technology allows for an unreal amount of design and customization when putting together your ticketing platform. Scan barcodes without worry, or access a “selfie ticket” function to keep things extra lively.
Flat fee pricing for one and all! Eventbee provides cloud-based meeting management software that enables maximum ticket sales to event managers. Regardless of whether you’re aiming to orchestrate a grand ballroom dance, or a hot yoga class, Eventbee will flex for you every step of the way. You can even sell your event tickets right through your Facebook login! This technology is taking social to a whole new level.
ThunderTix is the event ticketing software that offers a box office management system to all users. Through this app, you’ll be able to suggest new features for quick implementation at any time depending on your event needs. Additionally, ThunderTix offers you an unlimited amount of user logins so you can maximize your team’s collaboration. Receive your ticket payments in real-time as they trickle in. No more waiting to access funds as your event approaches! With simple CRM integration, ThunderTix is a no-brainer for any type of event planner.
Accelevents offers a full spectrum of services for event hosts. To start, event hosts can customize their own event page and can add custom ticket/registration types to sell to their guests. Where is really gets interesting is where Accelevents integrates with their suite of fundraising tools such as mobile silent auctions, donation pages, and text to give campaigns. The platform integrates their fundraising suite with the event ticketing capabilities, meaning you can sell tickets to your fundraising event, and collect auction bids or donations at the same time. This means a better experience for you and your guests.
But what about check-in?
Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered there too with Social Tables’ Check-In app. It’s simple to use, completely cloud-based, and designed with a user interface similar to common iPhone apps and popular social networks, so you’ll never have to train your event staff how to use it. The app is also customizable, meaning that you can get custom notifications, delivered via text or e-mail, when your VIPs arrive.
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