Category: Tips

9 Qs to Ask Before Setting Up Your Event in AttendEasy

  As part of our “Running a Great Event” series, our sales and support staff has worked together to bring you key questions you should ask yourself before setting up your event in order to make the planning process as simple as possible. Online registration is a great tool that has been proven to increase attendance—are you…

Is Event Branding Really Important?

In a word, yes. Consistent marketing increases the professionalism of your event—from the invitation to your online registration, a sharp look can encourage high-end partners to attend your event. When you repeatedly use the same event graphic, people recognize it and understand what they are seeing immediately without the need to seek out further information….

A Trick to Find Anyone in your Event

Do you know the trick to finding virtually any word on a page? Like a walker name in your column browser, or a particular guest’s name in your all members list? There is a very simple shortcut to help you find any name in AttendEasy, FundEasy, and heck, pretty much any page on your computer!…

Contract Tips to Save Money on Your Event

With a good plan, you are able to know how much your event is going to cost months in advance—down to the dollar. With this plan, you must have a commitment from those charging you. Contracts are these commitments to ensure that your event does not go over budget.  You have the ability to propose…

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Underwriters vs. Matching Gifts

Do you host a banquet, gala, or dinner annually to raise funds for your organization? If you use AttendEasy, the answer to that question is most probably, of course! These events exist to not only raise funds for your organization but to reach new ministry partners as well. A common approach among many organizations is to seek underwriters…

Ditch the RSVPs

I don’t know about you, but I sure get invited to a lot of things. Over the years, there has been a shift in how galas, weddings, banquets, showers, birthday parties and [fill in the blank here] have been asking for RSVPs. It’s commonplace these days for RSVPs to have an online option, whereas 15…

FundEasy FAQ – Keeping Fundraising Pages OPEN

Q: If I close my event registration, will my fundraiser pages stay open? A: YES! Your FundEasy Fundraiser Pages stay open for at least 30 days after your event so people can continue to give. Your fundraiser page will reflect this automatically (see below) and allow for further donations. This is a helpful feature that allows people to…

The Day After the Event

It’s finished! Your event was yesterday and all the time, money and effort that you put in came to fruition. Now, you can rest. Wait. No, you can’t! You’ve only just begun! It’s time for the follow-up. Sometimes, organizations focus so much energy solely on the event itself. However, if you aren’t careful, you overlook the…

How to Eliminate Lines at Check-In

We’ve all been there. Your banquet begins at 7:00. Registration opens at 6:30. You have 30 minutes to check-in people and get them to their seats before the program begins. Then, it starts: Walk-ins, new table requests, someone coming in another’s place… The lines!!! You do what you need to do. One request at a…

3 Secrets to Increase Your Banquet Response

Non-profit organizations should host fundraising banquets. We hear that all the time. But what does that look like? There are so many questions you need to ask, such as: How do we avoid people who come and don’t give a donation? How do we get the right people in the room? Do we advertise in church…