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Attribute Ratings

  • Goldcast is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.0

Cvent Event Management

90%
243 Ratings
10.0

Goldcast

100%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Renew

8.4

Cvent Event Management

84%
22 Ratings

Goldcast

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

7.4

Cvent Event Management

74%
24 Ratings

Goldcast

N/A
0 Ratings

Availability

8.2

Cvent Event Management

82%
3 Ratings

Goldcast

N/A
0 Ratings

Performance

7.3

Cvent Event Management

73%
3 Ratings

Goldcast

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

8.9

Cvent Event Management

89%
104 Ratings

Goldcast

N/A
0 Ratings

In-Person Training

6.4

Cvent Event Management

64%
2 Ratings

Goldcast

N/A
0 Ratings

Online Training

8.2

Cvent Event Management

82%
2 Ratings

Goldcast

N/A
0 Ratings

Implementation Rating

7.2

Cvent Event Management

72%
15 Ratings

Goldcast

N/A
0 Ratings

Configurability

7.3

Cvent Event Management

73%
1 Rating

Goldcast

N/A
0 Ratings

Ease of integration

5.5

Cvent Event Management

55%
2 Ratings

Goldcast

N/A
0 Ratings

Product Scalability

8.2

Cvent Event Management

82%
2 Ratings

Goldcast

N/A
0 Ratings

Vendor post-sale

7.3

Cvent Event Management

73%
2 Ratings

Goldcast

N/A
0 Ratings

Vendor pre-sale

7.3

Cvent Event Management

73%
2 Ratings

Goldcast

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Cvent

We used it for a hybrid event, which was PERFECT! It allowed attendees to stay informed, had virtual exhibitors to schedule zoom meetings, ability for surveys, attendees to connect with one another, keeps you organized! Allows you to track attendance, provides real-time event data and CUSTOM branding was key!!!
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Goldcast, Inc

Goldcast is ideal to run all your virtual and hybrid events
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Pros

Cvent

  • Complex event registrations with multiple attendee types
  • Widget-based event website and email builder makes marketing quick and easy, especially for users without HTML/CSS knowledge; HTML widget allows for customization for those who want to fine-tune
  • Plenty of custom fields allowed in contact records
  • Clean interface
  • Email automation and filtering capabilities
  • Event registration links to contact record
  • Robust reporting, both standard and custom
  • Responsive and helpful customer service/tech support available via chat
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Goldcast, Inc

  • Flexibility to run the event live (or share prerecorded video) in a well-designed and easily runway that our attendees have continually given us positive reviews on
  • Incredibly easy to run on the back end as a community manager/event planner and easy to navigate from a speaker perspective
  • Data insights on participants!! Haven't found it like this anywhere else.
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Cons

Cvent

  • Allowing more in depth paths for registration questions (i.e. drill-down questions as needed)
  • Hotel widget does not model in a user-friendly way, allowing for customer confusion and cumbersome work-arounds
  • Flex Email customization widgets need to integrate into the emails more smoothly and be able to customize to have the same look, feel, font of the written text. At this time it does not allow for the same level of customization.
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Goldcast, Inc

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Pricing Details

Cvent Event Management

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

Cvent Event Management editions and modules pricing
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    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    Required

    Additional Details

    Goldcast

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Goldcast editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Likelihood to Renew

      Cvent

      It's the most fully encompassed, end-to-end event management platform we have been able to find. From sourcing to surveys, RFPs and ROI, Cvent really does do it all. Best of all, you get to pick what products you need, so you won't need to pay for anything you won't use
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      Goldcast, Inc

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      Usability

      Cvent

      It does take some time to learn the system and the help articles are not always up to date, but it is also fairly intuitive and once you learn the basics, you can do very complex things without having to learn complex procedures.
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      Goldcast, Inc

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      Reliability and Availability

      Cvent

      There have been a few times when the system has gone down in the midst of registration. It can be frustrating but know that it does happen at times
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      Goldcast, Inc

      No answers on this topic

      Performance

      Cvent

      When pulling reports and it can sometimes lag a bit and that can be frustrating when you are trying to get things done on a timeline
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      Goldcast, Inc

      No answers on this topic

      Support Rating

      Cvent

      I have very rarely needed support, but when I did, it seemed that there was an underlying push for a webinar, training session, or multiple phone calls. If I have a question or a need, that should be addressed nothing else.
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      Goldcast, Inc

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      In-Person Training

      Cvent

      Our on-site trainer was very knowledgeable in the product and gave us very important pointers on best practices and how to perform tasks in the simplest manner
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      Goldcast, Inc

      No answers on this topic

      Online Training

      Cvent

      I have used the webinars and cvent community a lot to gain more knowledge. I am usually always able to find the answers I need
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      Goldcast, Inc

      No answers on this topic

      Implementation Rating

      Cvent

      It would have been nice during implementation if we had received more pointers on how to organize our parked report folders, libraries, etc. to avoid the mess we find ourselves in today. If we had known ahead of time the limitations we could have planned better.
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      Goldcast, Inc

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      Alternatives Considered

      Cvent

      Our existing relationship with [Cvent Event Management] led us to stick with them when it came time to choose a virtual platform, and it certainly delivered and showed that it had the capability to be the polished, yet simple, platform that resonated best with our audience. The new virtual offering was still going through some growing pains when we used it, but it has the potential to be a major competitor in the virtual event space, and they're already well established in the in-person event management space.
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      Goldcast, Inc

      No answers on this topic

      Scalability

      Cvent

      It is a perfect fit no matter how big or small your event is
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      Goldcast, Inc

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      Return on Investment

      Cvent

      • Positive ROI: See which registrants [participated]
      • Positive ROI: See survey results from the feedback survey pushed at or after an event
      • Positive: Helps us lessen time spent setting up an event, emailing, or capturing data for event staff-- which in turn means MORE events!
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      Goldcast, Inc

      No answers on this topic

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