Registration is not a glamorous subject. It's necessary, fundamental even, but there's nothing intrinsically exciting about it. From a delegate's perspective registration should be a quick and painless process that gets them signed-up and (sometime later) signed-in with the minimum of fuss.
Opening Doors and Venues is an independent Professional Conference Organiser specialising in 360° project management that can include venue finding, delegate recruitment and registration, marketing strategy design and the development of creative and engaging content.
They have been working with EventReference for five years and have really put the platform through its paces. With a busy events schedule, we grabbed some time with Madalina Marincas to get her take on why EventReference works so well for her event registration requirements.
Thomas Heiser is a freelance event manager who runs Focal Point Marketing and Events, based in Bristol. His clients include associations, the tech sector and blue chip companies; managing events for 500 – 5,000 delegates. Thomas has been using EventReference to handle his event registration since 2007.
With thousands of delegates to look after each year, the Opening Doors & Venues Team, a busy independent PCO agency (professional conference organiser) organises events primarily within the education, not for profit and public sectors in the UK.
Madalina Marincas, a highly valued lead project manager, has been using the EventReference registration software since 2013 to host event websites and manage online registration. In May 2017 she used the WebBadging tool for The West Midlands School Leaders Annual Conference, with 200+ delegates.
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