Things that can be done using Dryfta Event Platform

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Here’s a list of some of the things that you can do using Dryfta:

Send out invitations – Use the Email Broadcast tool to send email campaigns, send emails to selected contacts, view campaign reports etc.

Handle registration – Form builder allows you to build registration forms with custom fields you want.

Enable participants to pay their participation fee in advance from their credit cards – Payment settings under Basics lets you choose various payment methods including PayPal, Credit Card (you will need a payment gateway like PayPal, Stripe, 2Checkout etc), Wire Transfer. We do not charge any fee on payments you collect. We only charge for the plan you purchase. See here: https://dryfta.com/free-is-what

Enables you to follow up with registration issues – Dryfta has event industry’s best CRM to manage every details of your contact including his/her information, tickets, abstracts submitted and send private emails to your contacts.

Send further mails before the conference starts – You can send unlimited number of email campaigns as and when you want.

Apart from the above features, you also have the following tools at your disposal:

Abstract submissions & Peer reviews – If you are accepting abstract submissions and call for papers, then this is what you need. Allow authors to submit abstracts, assign them to reviewers to review them and then build an abstract book out of accepted abstracts automatically.

Participation Certificate Builder – Give your attendees a certificate of participation. You can customize your participation certificate like the way you want with event logo and signature. Our customers are loving it!

Event website themes – Design your own event website using beautiful themes. No HTML knowledge required. All you need to do is a few clicks and you are all set with your event website.

There’re more features which I wanted to mention here but I suggest you to explore your Dryfta platform and use them as per the need for your event.

 

Abstract Book Builder for Conferences

Abstracts submitted? Check. Abstracts Reviewed? Check. Authors notified? Check. What’s next? Welcoming the attendees at the conference, engaging them with programs and workshops, and presenting the Abstract Book, among various other things.

But it takes a lot of time and resources to design and build your abstract book, which could otherwise be used for more meaningful purposes! So how can you build an abstract book easily and beautifully without wasting much of your precious time?

Presenting the Abstract Book Builder.

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Using Abstract Book Builder, it takes less than 5 minutes to design and publish your abstract book. Design your abstract book, add front and back covers, add a custom background image, add custom contents viz. chairman’s message, list of reviewers etcetra, choose abstracts (accepted, rejected or all) to publish and finally generate the abstract book in downloadable PDF format.

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Why your Product never seems good enough

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Hi. This is your Chief Happiness Officer.

I’m very delighted to see 100s of users using Dryfta to manage their events 3 months after our private beta release. I take this oppurtunity to thank our founding customers especially my team for clinging to this vision of having an all-inclusive event management platform for event organizers and delivering on our promises.

Speaking of my vision, the platform still has a long way to go.As a product manager, you’re never satisfied with the work you have done and you have this forever longing for perfection and completeness in your product. To be honest, we’re still at level Zero. I can write a long list of features/tools which need to be implemented before it can be what I have envisioned.

Andrew Chen has written a nice post on this beautiful experience: Why your product will never seem like it’s good enough

Dryfta aspires to become academia’s most preferred conference platform

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There are almost 300 event management platforms out there. However, not everyone caters everything to everyone. Some only focus on registration systems, while others focus on attendees engagement. Some are primarily developed for corporate events, while others are focused on academic conferences. The problem is not a single event platform was ever developed with academic conferences in mind. There are platforms which provide abstract management, peer reviews, and ticketing but that’s not all that happens in academic conferences. Apart from presenting their papers, they also attend numerous sessions, workshops. The attendees at the conference network with fellow attendees, speakers, authors and researchers, collect leads and contact details from them, setup one to one meetings with each other. There’s so much that happens in an academic conference.
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