Event management software

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Event management software is the generic term for a wide range of software products that are used in the management of professional and academic conferences, trade exhibitions, conventions and smaller events such as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) meetings.[1]

The most common event management applications are:

  • Event schedule planning
  • Customized event website creation
  • Online registration and delegate management including online payment
  • Event budgeting
  • Venue selection
  • Procurement, sourcing and RFPs
  • Content management including abstract and/or paper management, reviewing, programme development and publishing
  • Exhibition management including floor planning, booking and billing
  • On-site operations including registration, badges and networking
  • Audience response solutions, live slide sharing and second screen tools as live polls, Q+A, etc.