I want to share what tools I’ve found useful for managing my events. First, I’ll introduce Meetup.com for those who are unfamiliar with it, and describe how it helps me to publicize my events. Then, I’ll describe why I also have a self-hosted WordPress website using Event Espresso. Lastly, I’ll share some other plugins I’ve found helpful. I hope sharing my experience will be useful to anyone who is looking to explore more ways to manage their own events using some of today’s innovative event registration and networking tools.(more…)
The Wait List Manager add-on for Event Espresso 4 has arrived! Now you can automate the process of capturing wait list signups when your events sell out. Easily manage last-minute event tickets and provide standby ticketing for your customers and increase profitability for your events.
Wait List Manager Features
The Wait List Manager helps you with those pesky last minute cancellations and course transfers by allowing you to turn on a waiting list to fill those spaces, therefore helping you stay more profitable. (more…)
Payments through PayPal Express Checkout Smart Payment Buttons are now available for Event Espresso. Event organizers in many countries all over the world can receive online payments for their event registrations using PayPal. In addition to popular payment options like credit cards and PayPal funds, an attendee can now pay for their event registrations using PayPal Credit and even Venmo (where available). (more…)
Introducing a new third-party add-on, Seating chart for Event Espresso 4.
With Seats.io, you can create a seating layout in hours (not days) using tables, chairs, podium locations, and more, via a drag-n-drop interface. Allow users to reserve a table or seat at your next event.
Getting the Add-on
Introducing a new third-party add-on, Price Modifier for Event Espresso 4.
The Price Modifier add-on for Event Espresso 4 by Aparna’s Codex provides new functionality to the question/registration form editor, which allows event managers to create pricing questions that adds an extra cost for the selected items to the total registration cost. Basically, this add on can be used to sell additional items with registration.
Compatible with Multiple Event Registration
The Price Modifier add on is also compatible with the Event Espresso 4 Multiple Event Registration add on!
Getting the Add-on
Introducing a new third-party add-on, Easy Reports and Analytics for Event Espresso 4.
This new add-on allows website owners to display event analytics on the front-end of their sites, using a simplified and informative view for logged in Administrators and Event Admins.
- Event Analytics – Provides various parameters that you can set while creating an event and this plugin will analyze the numbers for you.
- Simplified UI – The interface has been designed tactfully to display related fields close to each other with relevant information highlighted for you.
- Real-time Updates – Monitor and analyze the behavior of customers in real-time.
- Summarized View – Using simple graphs and charts, you get a user-friendly summary of registrations.
Getting the Add-on
WisdmLabs offers help and support for this add-on, while an FAQ is available on the plugin home page: https://wisdmlabs.com/ee-easy-reports-and-analytics#FAQ
We are pleased to announce that as of today, Event Espresso 4 + Infusionsoft customers can now integrate with any supported payment options (merchant accounts) provided by Infusionsoft. This new feature, which is now included in the Event Espresso 4 Infusionsoft Integration, (as of 2.1.6) provides an easy way to connect with any Infusionsoft supported merchant accounts.
First Data Payeezy is an on-site payment method for Event Espresso for accepting credit and debit cards and is available to event organizers in many countries.
This payment method uses the Direct API so your guests for your event will register and pay on your website. Card types such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover JCB, and Diner’s Club are supported.
Check out the documentation for First Data Payeezy which has information on getting set up.
Have you seen our Third-party Add-ons page? If not, check it out! We have a lot of talented people in our community, so we created a place where they (you) can show off the products they have created for Event Espresso. Our Third-party add-ons page is full of solutions like Video Tutorials, an SMS Reminders add-on, a Learn Dash integration add-on, as well as themes that work well with Event Espresso.