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8 Best Event Management Software For Enterprise Retail 2022

by Sam Osbourne

There’s nothing worse than empty seats at an event. We’ve all witnessed how effective an Event Management Platform is at solving that problem first hand. We recently increased the online sign up rate to one of our clients events by 38%. 

To help retailers offer top-notch events that create strong customer brand ties, we’ve assessed the available Event Booking Platforms. 

 

What is an Event Management Platform?

Put simply, an Event Management Platform is a tool that can simplify the event planning process. The best Event Software makes organizing engaging in-store events, brand events, workshops, classes and webinars much easier. For example, this kind of solution can help you to automate the registration process, take payments, create event marketing and send event reminders. 

 

How to find the best Event Booking System

Picking the best provider can feel like a daunting task, which is why we’ve compiled a list of search terms to help with your googling. 

Here’s the common names companies use to describe their platforms:

 

What are the benefits of using an Event Management Platform?

The main benefits you can expect to experience when investing in an Event App include:

 

Benefits of using retail-focused Event Management App

Using an enterprise-retail centric Event Registration System can also enable leading brands to:

 

What features do the best Event Management Software have?

Now we’re all clear on what an Online Event Booking System is, it’s time to compare the features different companies offer. Below, we’ve listed which key features the best Event management softwares offer. 

 

  Qudini JRNI Clientela Zebra Whova Eventzilla Calendly Eventbrite
Retail & Banking Sector Specific
360 Retail Choreography Suite
Features to Choreograph Staff Alongside Customers
ISO 27001 Accredited
Offers VPC Hosting Options
Load More

What are the best Event Management Systems?

After extensive research and deliberation, we’ve settled on the top five corporate Event Management App providers and listed them beginning with the providers we think are most appropriate for enterprise retailers. 

Unfortunately, we are unable to confirm pricing rates for solutions because enterprise rates are often only available on request.

 

1. Qudini

English SaaS scale-up Qudini has experienced a meteoric rise in the last decade, which is why they’ve made it onto our list of the best Event Management Solutions. 

Overview

 

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2. JRNI

JRNI has one of the best Event Management Platforms, especially if you’re a small business in the public sector looking to host an in-person or virtual event. 

Overview

 

3. Clientela

Midsize-centric SaaS provider Clientela offers one of the best Event Booking Software tools on the market along with other scheduling tools.

Overview

 

4. Zebra / Reflexis

Zebra Technologies is well-established as a mobile computers, printers and barcode scanner manufacturer with a strong emphasis on retail. However, Zebra also recently released a new Event Management Platform through their partnership with Reflexis. 

Overview

 

5. Whova

Popular Events App, Whova, is another smart choice if you want to increase the sign-up rate to your events.

Overview

 

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6. Eventzilla

Eventzilla isn’t the largest software provider around but they still have one of the best Event Management Apps on the market in 2022.

Overview

 

7. Calendly

Event Booking App Calendly is primarily for individuals and personal use, although they do work with some small businesses. With their robust Event Booking Software, they’re also one of the top single-solution providers around. 

Overview

 

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8. Eventbrite

Launched in 2006, US-based Eventbrite is arguably the largest event management company in the world. After all, Eventbrite isn’t tailored to a specific client base—they cater to individual organizers, small, midsize and even a few larger businesses.

Overview

 

Should Retailers Build or Buy Event Booking Software? 

Ultimately, buying in-store software is usually better than building it. Buying an Event Registration System is often more expensive in the long-run because your team will need to take twice as long to make even the most simple software.

By contrast, SaaS companies can make light work of creating the features you want. After all, they’re the experts. 

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Peak season is just around the corner!

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