Certain Event Automation Software vs. Meeting Play

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Certain Event Automation Software
Score 10.0 out of 10
N/A
Certain is a leading provider of enterprise Event Automation software to Fortune 1000 companies. The vendor’s value proposition is that Certain gives users everything they need to plan events, engage attendees, and achieve sales and marketing results. The vendor says their software helps data-driven marketers and event professionals capture and integrate rich buying signals and attendee insights into omni-channel marketing campaigns to improve sales and marketing results and deliver credible…
$9,990
per year
Meeting Play
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
Meeting Play is an event management software system offered by Meeting Play.N/A
Pricing
Certain Event Automation SoftwareMeeting Play
Editions & Modules
Be Certain Essential
$9,990
per year
Be Certain Pro
$19,999
per year
Be Certain Enterprise
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Certain Event Automation SoftwareMeeting Play
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
Certain Event Automation SoftwareMeeting Play
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Top Cons
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User Ratings
Certain Event Automation SoftwareMeeting Play
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(2 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Certain Event Automation SoftwareMeeting Play
Likelihood to Recommend
Certain, Inc.
Certain is very well suited for any type of event or tradeshow that require specific fields from registrants and an automated email sequence to keep them engaged. It's less appropriate for one-off events, since setting up those pages can be quite complex if you're used to the types of Eventbrite/Sympla. If you don't really build event pages regularly, I'd recommend a software that's more simple, which should address what you need.
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Meeting Play
Well suited for customization of gamification. It gets beyond basic off-the-shelf gamification most app providers have. The admin dashboard is easy to use. We would like to be able to copy the framework of the site over at a reduced cost, and not pay as much for the 2nd and 3rd instance. Pricing for volume had to be negotiated and isn't standard operating procedure.
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Pros
Certain, Inc.
  • Easy to use and create
  • Easy to pull reports once event has been sent to attendees
  • Great way to gather a lot of information
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Meeting Play
  • Customizable Programming to meet our needs
  • Onsite support
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Cons
Certain, Inc.
  • Dashboards: It's quite important for leadership to get a visual of what their event registrants look like (with graphs, for example). Now, Certain does not present a feature to create dashboards, so we have to export their reports and create our dashboards ourselves.
  • UX when setting up an event: Now this can be quite complex, as it's not as easy to use or intuitive. Many different tabs with many different sub-items can present a confusing experience for newcomers when building an event.
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Meeting Play
  • Live chat from the admin dashboard, 24/7
  • Development checklist/process outline and milestones
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Support Rating
Certain, Inc.
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Meeting Play
Great account management. Trust. In our 3rd year now, working with the same account manager helps us not re-invent the wheel each year. Other regional sales kick-offs were told of this gamification and they've since adopted Meeting Play.
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Alternatives Considered
Certain, Inc.
My company selected Certain and continues to use Certain because it is quick, easy, and efficient. We create up to 20 registration links a year and Certain allows us to create templates to copy and create annual event links very fast. I also love that there is someone there to speak to if I ever need assistance
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Meeting Play
Meeting Play is well beyond SurveyMonkey if you use customizable programming mode.
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Return on Investment
Certain, Inc.
  • Certain helps to deliver a great customer experience, since it facilitates automatic email delivery and your company can keep them connected well before or well after an event.
  • Certain presents a wide variety of reports, which perfectly addresses any request for visibility coming from your organization.
  • Certain's configuration settings are quite complex, so our newcomers are not comfortable using the software at first.
  • In case you need a more visual representation of your audience, Certain, unfortunately, does not generate dashboards.
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Meeting Play
  • Major increase in attendee engagement.
  • Increase in survey responses.
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