Organizing an event is a lot of work and to you need to pay attention to each little detail. The whole process can become so overly complex that it might feel humanly impossible to be at the top of your game. However, thousands of event managers are organizing great events all the time. In this post, we will show you some of the must have apps for event managers that will help you achieve your goals.
A mobile ready site with a WordPress event theme should be at the top of your list. This website will be the place for all your online activities. With our event WordPress themes you can add speakers, sessions, and even sell tickets from your own website.
You can manage your WordPress website in a mobile browser and get email notifications to keep updated. See these tips to build an event website with WordPress.
To build social proof for your event, you need proper social media management tools. Hootsuite is probably the most popular social media management tool currently available. It allows you to manage your multiple social media profiles from one single dashboard. You can schedule status updates, track links, add team members, and view multiple streams.
Never miss out on any idea, file them using Evernote. Evernote is a quick note taking, list making, web clipping, reminder, and scheduling app. It works on all devices and keeps your data synced between devices. For event managers, every little detail is important and with Evernote in your pocket you can make sure that you don’t miss out anything.
Slack is a team communication tool that greatly simplifies communication into one dashboard. All team communication is searchable and it connects to all popular tools like Twitter, Dropbox, Google Docs, Asana, Trello, GitHub and many more.
Asana is a team and project management tool which allows you to easily organize your event management project. You can assign tasks to yourself or team members, see the activity across the team, give feedback. There are so many features like the hearts, calendars, due dates, which make it so much fun and easier to use. Asana also integrates with many other popular tools like Dropbox, Google Drive, Github, etc. You can even add it to your WordPress dashboard.
Dropbox provides an easier way to share and store your files on the cloud. You can use it on any device and sync files between your devices. You can also use it to share files with your event management team, participants, speakers, etc. Dropbox also integrates with countless other tools and devices which makes it easier for you to share files using different tools like Slack, Asana, Evernote, etc.
Millions of people around the world use Skype everyday. It is probably the most popular video conferencing app in the world. The reason why it is so popular is simply because it works on all devices, its fast, user friendly, and easy to use.
Get yourself a branded email address powered by Gmail along with Google docs apps suite. Google Apps for Business is Google’s application suite for businesses. It allows you to run Google Apps like Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, hangouts with your own custom domain name. You can use install all these apps on your devices.
Working long hours is a common issue among event organizers. Timely, allows you to solve this problem by scheduling and then tracking your time. It comes with a neat interface which allows you to schedule your day, track time, catch the time wasting zones and be more productive.
Feedly allows you to go through your favorite blogs and news from one single dashboard. Visiting websites manually takes more time and there is always a chance that you might miss some great post or news related to your next event. Feedly makes sure that you don’t miss out anything on your reading list.
Traveling is an essential part of an event manager’s job. Hipmunk helps you find cheap flights and hotels by searching various sources and filtering the results with the best price option.
There are plenty more apps popular among event managers. Share which apps you found helpful in making your events a success. We are on Twitter as well, come say hello.