Posts Tagged: onsite registration

kchopson

How to Use Apps to Simplify Onsite Registration

Mobile apps for attendees are hot, but did you know that apps can help you, the planner, with onsite registration? While a great web-based onsite registration system can take care of most of your check-in issues, mobile onsite apps can address even more needs, including some unusual situations. These apps should work well on both Apple and Android devices, from smartphones to tablets. Here are some features a first-rate mobile app for onsite registration should have: List of attendees with at least basic contact information. Even better, you should be able to easily view what each attendee purchased as well... Read more »

kchopson

Mobile Monday: Processing Credit Cards Using Your Smartphone’s Camera

Smartphones are now being used for everything. One area that is real hot is mobile payments. You are probably already familiar with Square, a device that literally turns your phone into a cash register. The primary way Square works is with a simple device attached to your phone that allows you to swipe credit cards, which the Square app then processes. Square takes a flat percentage (currently 2.75%) of each transaction and deposits money into your bank account a few days later. However, there are a number of other ways to process credit cards with your phone. One of the... Read more »

kchopson

How to Detect Counterfeit Money at the Onsite Registration Desk

If you work onsite registration at a conference, you may find yourself occasionally in the position of accepting cash. You probably have already taken steps to make sure onsite registration payments go smoothly such as having a cash box, a good online registration system with a strong onsite module, and a procedure for transferring cash and checks to the office manager, possibly including a safe for overnight holding. One thing that may not have occurred to you is a process for identifying counterfeit money. Retailers often have procedures to check large cash denominations because this is what they do every... Read more »

Do You Have Efficient Event Registration Software?

If your company offers online conference registration services, one thing is certain – to be successful, you need to have efficient conference registration software! If you want to know how to make your conference and event registration simpler and also increase usability, contact the experts at Event Rebels today.

What You Need in Your Conference Registration Software, Part 3

In our last posting we continued our review of the right technology for your conference registration software. We mentioned that a full conference registration package should have all of these elements (where applicable): • Online Registration with Conditional Logic • Flexible Pricing and Discounting • Membership database links • Self-Service registration • Transaction Based Accounting • Exhibitor Management • E-Marketing • Real-time Custom Reports • Onsite Registration • Post-conference surveys We will now look at how e-marketing allows you to take your data and increase your attendances and participation in your conferences.

What You Need in Your Conference Registration Software, Part 2

In our last posting we reviewed the right technology for your conference. We mentioned that a full conference registration package should have all of these elements (where applicable): Online Registration with Conditional Logic Flexible Pricing and Discounting Membership database links Self-Service registration Transaction Based Accounting Exhibitor Management E-Marketing Real-time Custom Reports Onsite Registration Post-conference surveys We covered the first three elements in our previous article – now let’s look at the next three.

What You Need in Your Conference Registration Software, Part 1

Very few activities in the travel and hospitality industry bring more disparate elements together than a conference.  So many different groups of people are involved – planners, speakers, hoteliers, airlines, destinations, vendors, technology, exhibitors, attendees and more. All of these usually are at remote locations, yet have to communicate frequently.