Plannerwire Event Technology Directory
Sometimes it feels like if only you had all the information you needed neatly displayed in front of you, you might actually get some productive work done. French chefs call it mise en place and it means having everything ready and in its place before the cooking begins and I’d dare to say that they are on to something. In the professional world, I’m going to call the same common sense solution Cyfe. Cyfe is an all-in-one business dashboard app that helps you quickly create dashboards that can clearly monitor your business’ important data from social media, analytics, marketing, sales, and more. Cyfe offers thorough reports, visuals, and an array of pre-built and customized widgets that can easily be transferred from your dashboard to an email keeping you and everyone else in the know. Because just like the French believe, when you see everything in its place and well measured, you’re sure to create something great.
Going live in 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. Take it away, Tom! With DaCast it is that simple to livestream your events or conferences. DaCast is an inexpensive business-to-business online video platform that allows you to stream live video. It is ad-free, so it keeps your audiences engaged and offers either free or paid programming options. So turn it up, Mister DJ! DaCast is in the house.
Spreadsheets are so last year! I mean, do you really want your team to look like a yard sale, or are you ready to be the well-oiled machine you’ve always dreamed of? With dapulse you can ditch the messy Excel and Google spreadsheets and move to a clearer, simpler, user-friendly project management platform. Teams are loving the visuals and project managers are loving that they can see what the team is doing from anywhere in the world. As one user says, “it allows shit to get done.” What more can you ask for when your managing a busy workload.
When you’re working out you have the support of your trainer. When you’re going through a breakup you have the support of your best friend. When you’re planning and organizing a top-notch event, conference, exhibition, or meeting you have the support of . . . hmm, if nothing comes to mind it sounds like you need to lean on Delegate Select. Delegate Select provides software services that make managing an event a walk in the clouds. With Delegate Select you get so much versatility you’ll be managing all your event components with ease. From basic services like registration, payment, and custom badging, to website integration, floor plans, email templates, meeting schedulers for attendees, itineraries, reporting and analytics, Delegate Select has your back.
You can visualize the image you need in your mind. It’s perfect and your marketing director will love it. Problem is, you have no idea where to find this image to make your vision a reality. Here’s a hint: Depositphotos. Depositphotos is a commercial online platform that has over 50 million high-quality licensed stock photos and graphics and over 1 million videos waiting to be used by creatives and business professionals. With flexible plans and pricing, you can choose the option that gives you the access you need to make your vision a reality. The Depositphotos app is available on iPhone, iPad, and Android so you can bring your image to life even while you are on the move. As the fastest growing photobank in the world, Depositphotos will bring your ideas into focus. Every time.
Don’t deny it, being fought after by a bunch of creatives from around the world sounds like a dream come true. If that’s the case then you can call me The Deliverer of Dreams, because I’m here to transform that creative fantasy into a very tangible and repeatable reality. DesignCrowd is basically the dating app of the design world, with the added perk of everyone wanting you from the get-go, and you chiseling away at the choices until you meet perfection. Here’s how it works: you post your design project with a brief description and budget in the DesignCrowd marketplace and before you know it you’ll have loads of designs from creatives all over the world headed your way. You can share these designs with friends and co-workers for feedback, delete the designs you don’t like, and tweak the ones you do until you’ve reached perfection. And if you don’t like anything, your budget is fully refunded, making this matchmaking completely risk-free. If only OKCupid and Tinder had matchmaking down as well as DesignCrowd, the world would be much more loving place.
Create. Post. Create. Post. Create. Post. Staying on top of visual social media content is no easy task, especially when you flunked your freshman intro to design class (don’t worry, your secret is safe with me). But what once was challenging day in and day out, is now as simple as a connect-the-dots coloring book. Designfeed makes it easy to create brilliant content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and tumblr with its plethora of templates that are all scalable to fit your preferred platform. And since you’ll probably depend on Designfeed for just about all your social media content, you can use the tools Designfeed offers to create a brand kit with your company’s logo and url. With content this easy to create, you’ll have lots of it in no time making it all the better connect to Hootsuite or Buffer to schedule when you post each of your gems.
Signs you need to change your work-from-home habits: your butt has left a permanent indentation in your couch. The employees at your local coffee shop know your habits better than your best friend since grade school. You have more sweatpants than any other item of clothing because why bother getting dressed? These symptoms indicate that you need help. The prescription? DeskPass. DeskPass is a monthly membership-based service that provides access to a growing network of professional workspaces throughout Chicago, NYC, LA, Denver, and Austin. DeskPass believes in the power, energy, creativity, and relationships that come from shared workspaces, so they aim to make affordable and flexible access to beautiful and diverse workspaces simple. Sign up to go as often as you like, and feel free to cancel anytime. Oh yeah, and while you’re away from home, you may want to flip that couch cushion.
You’ve been wrapping up this “quick” phone call with a client for, well, the last 47 minutes and 16 seconds . . . You’ve got an important business meeting on the other side of town and if you don’t leave now, you’ll be late. Very late. Not to mention later tonight you have a flight to a major conference you’re leading and you still need to follow-up on how preparations are moving along. If only your office were portable you could finish the current call while in transit, have your meeting, and then make your follow-up call as you head to the airport. If only your office were portable you could make everyone happy. Well, my friend, ask and you shall receive. DialPad gives you the freedom to take your office anywhere. DialPad is a cloud-based system that allows you to seamlessly transfer your communication among devices with the push of a button, so that you can stay connected while on the move. And we’re talking all kinds of connected: phone, MMS, SMS, IM, group messaging, online meetings, and video. Better yet, DialPad also integrates with the business apps that you already use and organizes your documents and conversations by contact. There’s no reason to pack up the mules to transfer your office, DialPad has got your back.
DirectPoll is live polling made uber easy and faster than your brother-in-law’s racecar. And why shouldn’t it be? DirectPoll gives you the tools to create a poll in a minute or less, and the technological simplicity to let your audience answer with absolute ease from a smartphone, tablet, or computer without downloading a thing. It’s so easy that you can instantly set up follow-up questions that come up in the heat of the moment, so that you can learn from your audience as the conversation unfolds. All of the answers that you receive will be immediately counted and displayed live via visual animation on the result page. With polling this simple, you’ll be able to focus on your presentation, lecture, or event, rather than on a difficult technological set-up or mountains of paper questionnaires. Why make polling harder than it needs to be? Just use DirectPoll.
Tired of your website looking like a soup sandwich? Then maybe it’s time to clean up your act. Roll out the red carpet and give Divi by Elegant Themes a try. Divi is an incredible Wordpress theme that allows you build on the actual webpage so you can watch your masterpiece unfold in real time. There’s no building, then previewing, then more building and more previewing. The process is all drag-and-drop, and completely customizable. Fast, easy, and visually stunning. Your site is looking more like filet mignon already. Well done, Chef!
One platform that does everything for your business? Imagine that. Now, you don’t have to. What once was a dream is now a reality. Domo is the first cloud-based business management platform that gives you all the tools you need to organize and manage your entire business. Domo helps businesses run smoothly and make informed decisions through its customizable platform that offers tools for statistical analysis, data, collaboration, organization, connections and relationships, engagement, and visualization. Domo’s solutions will help you and your people optimize what you do and how you do it, ensuring your company runs at its absolute best.
You’re doing good stuff, working for a nonprofit and raising money for a cause to help humanity, but do you ever stop to look around and wonder who is helping you? We all need a little help, and with Donor.com you’ll have the resources you need to successfully manage your sponsorship program. Donor.com is an all-in-one donor management solution that provides the software you need to track and manage your website, fundraising, marketing, emails, contacts, and more through one streamlined program. With a little help from your friends at Donor.com, you’ll achieve your company’s goal of helping more people, more efficiently.
Sometimes a name says it all. Such is the case with DonorPerfect, the perfect donor management solution. DonorPerfect gives your nonprofit organization all the tools it needs to efficiently organize and manage your fundraising tasks and data so that you can save time, streamline efforts, and raise more money. DonorPerfect’s complete donor management platform offers tools for online fundraising, gift processing, event registration, payment, reporting and analytics, data management, volunteers, contacts, campaigns, endowments, grants, and strategy development. DonorPerfect is a completely customizable platform that helps you do it all from one place, so you can focus on your goal. And oh yeah, the average client increases their annual revenue by 10% in their first year of using DonorPerfect. Increased revenue? Sounds perfect. DonorPerfect.
You’re an event planner and you organize conferences, shows, exhibitions, corporate events, seminars and more. You also stress. I’m here to say: Don’t stress, Doo. Doo is event management software that offers the tools you need to plan and manage an event from start to finish. Doo offers five modules for event management: event marketing, invitations, on-site and event apps, registration, and data and analytics. You can use all five modules together or separately to meet your needs and make sure that your event is the talk of the town. Dooby dooby doo . . .
As a conference and event manager don’t you wish you could get inside your audience’s heads and unwrap what they’re still thinking about after your big event? Think of the answers you’d have if you knew who was most engaged and which information had the greatest impact. Well, Sherlock, here’s your chance. The DoubleDutch live engagement platform engages participants with personalized and visually appealing content pages that include agendas, speakers, activity feeds, direct messaging, meeting scheduling, shared documents, and more as well as ratings and survey pages. As attendees interact through the platform, DoubleDutch’s analytics highlight trends in real time showing you what’s working and what’s not. Now if only this worked for your personal life. It sure would be great to know what your mother-in-law was really thinking . . . then again, maybe not.
Alright there, Captain, those piles of paper on your desk are starting to look less like you’re an executive and more like you’re working on a tiny desk skyline installation for the modern art museum down the street. Just sayin’. If I were you, I’d pull out my scanner and get to work. Wait, wait, I’m not talking about that big cumbersome scanner in the corner that was once hooked up to your desktop until it stopped working last century. I’m talking about your Doxie. You know, your wireless and portable mobile scanner that is so easy to use, you’ll finally fulfill your dream of going paperless. Yeah, that one. I’ll just run and grab you the recycling bin. Looks like you’ll need it.
Attention, attention: draw attention to your website, draw attention to your products and services, and draw attention to your company when you use Draw Attention. Draw Attention is a WordPress plugin for creating responsive mapping and interactive images. Draw Attention makes it easy to create highlight-able areas of images, link your images to more information or another page on your site, and so much more. Draw Attention gives you access to 20 color palettes (or the option to customize your own), a variety of layouts, and the ability to resize images to fit your theme and screen size through the responsive design technology. So don’t hide out in the dark, shine a light on your conference or exhibit floor with Draw Attention.
Go ahead, open that drawer to your right. You know the drawer with about a million thumb drives and your old back up hard drives. Some are labeled, some are not. Observe the failed attempt to organize and back up everything in your office. Now take a breath and get ready to make a change to how you back-up, organize, and share your files. Dropbox offers super simple cloud-based storage for all your stuff. Literally, all of it: documents, files, photos, videos. Ready for the cherry on top? Everything you add to Dropbox will automatically appear on all your devices, as well as the Dropbox website. And not only can you access it from anywhere, you can easily share it by inviting anyone to have access to a folder or file. Finally, a safe, simple and practical way to back-up your life. Now go ahead and dump that drawer to your right in the trash. I promise you, it’ll feel so good.
Infographics are a superb way to convey important information, so why aren’t you using them for your business’ reporting, your website, your marketing, your ideas? Maybe it’s because they cost money, or that they are difficult to make? Maybe’s it’s because you’ve never used them before and you don’t yet know how valuable they can be. Whatever the reason, Easel.ly makes it, well . . . easy to create infographics that represent your ideas, information, and presentations in a beautifully visual format. Through Easel.ly you’ll have access to 100,000s of templates and images that you can use to easily design infographics that engage your audience. Can’t find a template you like? You’ll be able to design your own. Need help with your infographic? Easel.ly’s designers are there for you. Feeling uninspired? Check out the hundreds of articles and webinars that Easel.ly gives you access to and watch your creativity thrive. Infographics have never been Easel.ly-er.
Patty used to take care of all the invoicing and billing, but she got promoted for being so smart. Jim was hired to replace her and then he was fired for slacking. Now you’re scrambling to stay on top of the bills, invoices, and payments, but nothing is really being tracked and it’s starting to add up, and not in a good way. Sounds like you could use Elorus. Elorus is online billing and invoicing software that lets you bill clients directly and receive payments online. And as the transactions pile up, Elorus will provide you with detailed sales reports so you can track beyond the current client and payment and grasp the big picture instead. And sure, you still miss Patty, but Elorus takes the cakes.
We’ve all done it: given an old or false email address on some marketing or membership form. And who can blame any one of us? Being bombarded with emails can be overwhelming. You know what else is overwhelming? Being a professional marketing or membership director and having masses of bounced emails coming back at you. Again, and again, and again. Time to put an end to the madness. With Email Hippo you can securely extract the valid working email addresses from your customer contact lists and leave all the others behind. Email Hippo makes email validation secure, reliable, and easy as you quickly check lists in bulk and then track the analytics to understand what makes the bad email addresses oh so bad. With fewer bounced emails bombarding your system, you’ll spend more time getting important information to the people who want it, and more time making money from your campaigns. Also, Hippos are cute.
Hi there. I just wanted to introduce you to your new best friend. This is Emma. You two are totally going to hit it off. She’s super smart and intuitive, and has this amazing sense of timing. What’s that? You don’t see her? Ok, ok, I should have mentioned that she’s less of a real person and more of a super effective digital marketing platform that will help you and your team design stunning email campaigns that will get powerful results. Emma helps you generate the most effective email communications for your audience by identifying who you should target, automating your marketing programs, and connecting with the tools and data you and your business already use. Go ahead, get to know each other. I predict a long-lasting relationship in your future.
When it comes to event management solutions, there is no shortage of products fawning for your affection. But just like any good relationship, you’re probably looking for something easy, flexible, in tune with your needs, and willing to grow with you. Unfortunately, you’ve probably spent most of your time with confusing, inflexible products that don’t listen to your company’s specific desires. Time for some matchmaking! Event Ready is customizable and easily integrated so it’s groomed to make the commitment you need to see your event through from beginning to end. From registration through management and ROI, Event Ready has the tools you’ll need to meet your event planning needs. Event management software that really has the full package? Let’s just call it a match made in heaven.