Understanding Events

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Understanding Events

The primary aim of the event management app is to allow you to receive RSVPs for your events, workshops and seminars though the website.

Event Configuration

The events management app supports both paid and free events, as well as invite only and public events.

You have the ability to restrict the number of attendees that can RSVP for an event, and you may optionally allow your attendees to bring guests, or opt to send someone else in their place. 

Custom fields may be added to events to allow for data such as dietary requirements.

You may setup an RSVP deadline, restricting users from completing RSVP after a specified time. 

Discounts may be applied to paid events. 

In the lead up to your event you can print a guest list, and the name tags of your attendees. 

Advertising & Marketing for Events

Synergy 8 posts are generally used for advertising events on your website, and you may also send an e-mail campaign with an RSVP link to your contact database.

After installing the Events Management App, the "Conditions" engine will be updated throughout your dashboard to allow you to:

- Send e-mail & SMS messages based on how your contacts have RSVP'd for an event.

- Start an automated workflow when a contact RSVPs for an event (eg. when an attendee RSVPs, send an e-mail).

Requirements

The events management app is free to install, however it requires the complete feature offering of Synergy 8. To upgrade your pricing plan please contact us.

How to enable the Events Management App

To enable the events management app, navigate to Dashboard > Settings > Apps.

Click the "Enable" button located under the Events Management App. You will notice that a new events page appears under the "Marketing" heading in the left-hand sidebar. 


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