A Definitive Guide to Building an Event Website [PDF]

Guide to building an event website

 

As an event planner, having a website is crucial, especially when you are looking for a platform by which people can find you and solicit your services. But, what makes a good event website? And how do you even go about getting your new site up and running? We have all the details you need in this exhaustive guide on how to build an event website.

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UMaine Student Symposium 2019 by University of Maine – A Case Study

Dryfta was a Godsend!

The research and creative activities of undergraduate and graduate students are showcased at the annual UMaine Student Symposium. This day-long event features the work of students from academic disciplines ranging from the sciences and engineering to arts and humanities.

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Used Dryfta for: Collecting abstracts, Sending email campaigns, Assigning abstracts to reviewers & conducting Peer review, Creating Event website, Selling tickets through credit card payments, Program schedule building & management.

Here’s a quick interview with Tammy Crosby, Special Assistant to Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School, about her experience with using Dryfta event platform for UMaine Student Symposium
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Procurement Education Conference 2019 by Procurement Australia – A Case Study

Sensational! I can’t tell you enough how great this tool is you are organizing a conference or event

For the last 30+ years, Procurement Australia has been helping Australian businesses (big and small, public and private) get what they need by quickly, easily and expertly connecting people with companies, buyers with sellers and needs with solutions.

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Used Dryfta for: Collecting abstracts, Sending email campaigns, Creating Event website, Selling tickets online through credit card.

Here’s a quick interview with Esther Roper, Marketing Manager, Procurement Australia, about her experience with using Dryfta event platform for Procurement Australia Conference 2019
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Ethnography in Education Research Forum by University of Pennsylvania – A Case Study

Great, comprehensive conference planning platform

The Ethnography in Education Research Forum at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education invites submissions for its 2019 Annual Meeting and the celebration of the Forum’s 40th anniversary. The Forum welcomes scholars at all career stages seeking a supportive venue for sharing their ethnographic work at various stages of development.

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Used Dryfta for: Collecting abstracts, Sending email campaigns, Assigning abstracts to reviewers & conducting Peer reviews, Creating Event website, Selling tickets through credit card payments, Creating Program schedule.

Here’s a quick interview with Mary Yee, EdD, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, about her experience with using Dryfta event platform for Ethnography in Education Research Forum 2019
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National LGBTQ Health Conference 2019 by Emory University – A Case Study

Dryfta is a great event platform for conferences

National LGBTQ Health Conference is an interdisciplinary forum that provides an opportunity for presentation and discussion of current health research and programs for LGBTQ adults and adolescents with the overall goal of addressing health inequities for this highly impacted group.

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Used Dryfta for: Collecting abstracts, Sending email campaigns, Assigning abstracts to reviewers & conducting Peer review, Creating Event website, Selling tickets through credit card payments, Program schedule building & management, and Engaging attendees on Dryfta event apps.

Here’s a quick interview with April Winningham, Conference Coordinator, about her experience with using Dryfta event platform for National LGBTQ Health Conference
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How to Control which Image, URL and Description should be Shared on Facebook?

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Facebook has turned into a noteworthy traffic driver for a wide range of websites. These days even huge organizations steer customers toward their Facebook pages rather than their corporate sites. The ubiquitous Facebook “Like” and “Share” buttons are there on most websites. One issue I’ve constantly found with sharing URLs on Facebook is that most websites do not have any influence over the picture and description that goes with the URL. Facebook Open Graph API is the solution to that.

Facebook’s Open Graph API sets data through custom META tags on the website’s page and are prefixed with og: Using this simple META tag strategy, you can tell Facebook what images, text, and link to use when sharing your event’s website. Let’s see how you can control how your event website is shared on Facebook.

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