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Score 6.6 out of 100
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Score 5.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

ACTIVE Education

Really like the appearance of reporting and the web booking.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Brown Paper Tickets

For non-profits running free trainings, Brown Paper Ticket is great because there are no fees for using the service for this, whereas most other event registration software charges a per transaction fee. I wouldn't recommend it if you are hosting a conference or other event where there are breakout sessions that you need to register people for.
Christopher Chirco | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

ACTIVE Education

  • Separation of payer and the person attending the activity. For example: children incur charges, but the parent is responsible for paying them.
  • Fast - in our old system there was a delay while customers waited for the system to respond.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Brown Paper Tickets

  • Hard copy tickets. They make it very easy to customize and order hard copy tickets for your events.
  • Ease of event setup.
  • Good customer service
Christopher Chirco | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ACTIVE Education

  • I really like the look and feel of ActiveNet Reporting, but it isn't extremely customizable. Maybe there is something I am missing, but other employees have shared that same feedback.
  • It would be nice to have the system synchronize with other software we use. (EMS, StarRez, etc.) When planning conferences, we currently have hotel guests and registration that we would like to share information for through each system. Currently it is just double data entry.
  • Would like to be able to add more resources and details to a room booking and have the corresponding departments be notified of the order/track inventory.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Brown Paper Tickets

  • Accounting Reports. They are not very concise.
Christopher Chirco | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ACTIVE Education

ACTIVE Network allowed: grouping of classes, good interface, allowed importing of records, complex payment plans, per class fee structures, user fees, and trial classes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Brown Paper Tickets

I have used Bloomerang's event management option, which is not very easy to use or pliable when it comes to customization.Evite - not professional enoughRegonline - not very user friendly and the fees are a bit high.Qgiv - Very easy to use and has great reporting. However, there is a fee to use it for free events.
Christopher Chirco | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ACTIVE Education

  • Not sure yet.
  • It is newer to me and my department.
  • Double data entry which is just extra man hours.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Brown Paper Tickets

  • Brown Paper Tickets has given us a free and easy to use option to register people for free trainings which has helped us cut our costs for these types of events.
Christopher Chirco | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

ACTIVE Education

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Brown Paper Tickets

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?

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