A2Z Events by Personify vs. Vendini

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
A2Z Events by Personify
Score 8.0 out of 10
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A2Z Events is an enterprise-level event management solution with a full suite of tools required to manage and market expositions and conferences, including built-in integration with in-house accounting, AMS, CRM and CAD systems. According to the vendor, their clients realize improved productivity in back office processes and increased connectivity with membership, CRM and financial databases. Features include online floor plans, event websites, speaker management, matchmaking tools, and…N/A
Vendini
Score 5.5 out of 10
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Vendini is an all-in-one event management solution. It includes features for event promotion, ticket sales, box office management, event logistics, and task-oriented mobile apps for live events at arts and music venues, festivals, universities, museums, sports arenas, etc.N/A
Pricing
A2Z Events by PersonifyVendini
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A2Z Events by PersonifyVendini
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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User Ratings
A2Z Events by PersonifyVendini
Likelihood to Recommend
9.5
(2 ratings)
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User Testimonials
A2Z Events by PersonifyVendini
Likelihood to Recommend
Personify Corp
Well suited for sessions and events information with the exception of large white space areas when viewed. Depending on how your organization is set up the only "less appropriate" area for us would be the actual accounting side, but that is because our accounting department prefers to maintain invoices, etc out of their own system. However, the invoices provided by A2Z does aid them when the are reconciling to their own system
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Vendini
For smaller sports organizations or event productions Vendini is appropriate. It is also better suited for venues where the inventory is primarily general admission or very basic section/row/seat. The platform does not allow for much seating customization on the user's end. I would definitely not recommend Vendini for larger venues.
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Pros
Personify Corp
  • Very easy for the exhibitors and the attendees to navigate the floor.
  • It looks very crisp and is easy to print.
  • The online exhibitor search field is awesome - so easy for our attendees to map out who they want to visit.
  • The support team is very responsive and the training opportunities are flexible.
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Vendini
  • Interface is pretty easy to use.
  • Event creation process is straightforward.
  • Ability to use on multiple devices (laptop, phone, etc.) is a plus.
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Cons
Personify Corp
  • Coming from software where I had a huge amount of access to the "backend", it would be nice to be able to manipulate areas of the Exhibit Floorplan a little easier with regard to items like tables, chairs, stages, etc. Maybe add some icons that could be pasted into the floorplan for faster success?
  • The agenda within A2Z does not give you the ability to host on your own conference site.
  • The agenda view is sometimes perceived as being too long, there's a lot of extra "white space".
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Vendini
  • System is often very slow.
  • Limited user ability to customize ticket promotions within the platform.
  • Major issue - not friendly with certain firewalls. Iona received dozens of phone calls this year from fans unable to purchase tickets online because Vendini changed something which made the platform blocked by several servers being used by fans.
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Alternatives Considered
Personify Corp
A2Z is so much better than ExpoCad. It is easy for the exhibit sales team to use and it is easy for the attendees and vendors to use. Pulling the program book is a cinch now. I don't understand how people still use ExpoCad?!
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Vendini
I've used ProVenue in the professional sports world (working with the NY Mets). ProVenue has drastically more capabilities and is a much more powerful system than Vendini, but such capabilities would not be necessary for smaller arenas or productions
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Return on Investment
Personify Corp
  • Positive - it provides one place from which primary players in the conference could pull information. A2Z maintains consistency and lowers the discrepancy issue when everyone tries to keep their own little database.
  • Positive - Time Saver.
  • No negative that I can recall.
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Vendini
  • Allowed Iona to compare YOY sales and attendance figures. Something we were not able to do before.
  • We have been able to create events from remote locations (i.e. conference tournament bus trip ticket sales). The ability to just set up an event from wherever one can access the internet is very convenient and has increased our ticket sales for certain events.
  • The Vendini reporting has increased the efficiency of internal and external audits when it comes to ticket sales and revenue.
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