Event Tech of the Week: @Bizzabo
Today, we’re talking about: Bizzabo
Bizzabo was previously featured in this series two years ago. Read on to see what’s new!
Company/Tool Name: Bizzabo
What is the “problem” that your tool seeks to solve?
We help organizers create successful events by empowering them to build amazing websites, sell tickets, grow communities, go mobile and maximize event experiences – using a beautiful, user friendly platform.
What is the best audience for this tool? Corporate events? Social? Other? Large? Small?
Bizzabo is for organizers of small to medium-sized professional events. The company has already powered over 6,000 events across a wide range of industries, from large tech conferences to exclusive corporate and member only association events.
What does your tool help event planners do better?
The Bizzabo Event Success Platform includes all the tools event organizers need to manage their event from start to finish. The platform’s main features include: ticketing and registration, event website builder, event app, contacts management, networking tools, polls and surveys, and of course powerful reports and dashboards to measure success.
How is your tool different from/better than the competition?
Bizzabo’s all-in-one platform provides an extremely well-oiled event management machine. It is following the trend of consolidation of tools led by successful companies such as Hubspot, SalesForce and others. The platform’s real value is that its sum is much greater than its parts. Its integrated tools aim to make you a smarter event organizer and marketer.
The Bizzabo platform integrates the latest trends of mobile, social, data and automated marketing. It differs from existing players by offering a modern sleekness and user-friendliness that most of the legacy event software out there lack. Bizzabo makes your event run seamlessly and look good with very little effort on your part.
What is the single coolest feature of your product?
Ticket boost. The latest addition to Bizzabo’s comprehensive event management platform gives event organizers the ability to boost ticket sales by turning ticket buyers into event promoters on social networks. Bizzabo’s ‘Ticket Boost’ incentivizes attendees to share events with their social networks by offering discounts on events to new referrals while rewarding the registered attendee – the referrer – for sharing.
Anything else we need to know?
Bizzabo was named “Best Event Management Software” and “Favorite Event Technology Supplier – The People’s Choice Award” by Event Tech Awards of 2015.
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