The buzz these days is about ‘the cloud’. Data is stored in ‘the cloud’. My application runs in ‘the cloud’. But what is ‘the cloud’ and why should I choose cloud based event management software.
Increases in Internet connectivity and bandwidth, has made it easier and more practical to store and manipulate data in ‘the cloud’.
Cloud based event management software makes it easier for attendees to register for your event and for managers to get event information quickly.
Here are some advantages of cloud based event management software.
Information Available Everywhere
Cloud based event management software makes the process of entering, accessing and tracking data easier. Because the software is in ‘the cloud’, attendees can use that software to learn details about the event, register and pay to attend your event. Because that data is in ‘the cloud’, event managers and planners can access that data and can get accurate information about all aspects of the events. Managers can easily determine the number of registrants, how many have paid and what sessions are popular, all of this information is available to event planners before, during and after the event.
Easier Event Marketing
Event planners can easily create an event website and use the event website address in all of their online and offline marketing.
Also, cloud based software makes it easier to use social media and other online marketing tools to market the event. Since social media software is located in ‘the cloud’, using cloud based event management makes social media marketing easier. The event software can post to event social media accounts as well as collect the social media accounts of event registrants.
Repeat Events Are Easier
Because all of the data is in’ the cloud’, creating, marketing and managing repeat events is easier. Because event attendee’s data is in the cloud, you can use that data to analyze the success of the event as well as to market upcoming events. Because session data and surveys are in the cloud, you can use that data to analyze session success.
Easier Event Management
There are good reasons why ‘the cloud’ is the buzz and cloud based event management software makes the process of creating successful events easier as well.