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Three Things The Best Event Management Softwares Do

By Katy Mullet | 2 min read

Finding the best event management software to help grow and manage your events program can be both exciting and overwhelming. You know you need a tool to take some work off your plate, but figuring out which software to invest in is a challenge all its own. 

Searching for software is one more thing on your to-do list, so it helps to know what to look for. Whether you’ve never used an event management software or are interested in switching to a new one, use this guide to help you narrow down your options. In the meantime, here are the three things to look for when choosing the best event management software for your business. 

What the Best Event Management Software Should Accomplish

Accelerate Your Growth

Whether you’re just getting started in events or have been hosting for years, the platform you choose should help you scale. See how it takes in leads, how it can speed up response time and if it optimizes your operations through reporting. If it’s not clear that the software is committed to your growth, keep searching. 

Easy to Use

Demos are the best way to see how a software works and envision yourself using it day-to-day. User-friendliness is a must. You’re already busy and have processes in place, so your software should help streamline what you already do. Also, check in on how the software’s customer support is structured. You want ensure that you can easily get in touch with a representative if an issue arises. 

Handle the Heavy Lifting 

People are essential to running events, but many coordinators complain that they spend too much time on team communication. Find a tool that consolidates team communication to one portal, so that you can focus on other important tasks. 

Keep these concepts in mind as you research software, and be patient while you find the right tool for you. Make sure to read our free buying guide for the top questions you should ask when demoing event management softwares. 

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Katy Mullet
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I'm the Content Marketing Manager here at Gather. Outside of writing and creating campaigns, I love to try new restaurants here in Atlanta or wherever I'm traveling.

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