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Cvent Event Management

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Likelihood to Recommend

Cvent Event Management

Cvent [Event Management] allows us to do our jobs in one tool, which is huge! We can do everything in one platform. When you have a questions about functionality or changes, there is an entire community that is available to walk you through any process or problem you are having. They give you the ability to ask any question and get simple answers in return that you will understand. Cvent really is a true "community" of users that are there for each other!
Amy Johnston | TrustRadius Reviewer

Splash Event Marketing Platform

Compared to platforms like Eventbrite, I have a hard time recommending Splash to anyone and think if we weren't forced into using it because of our involvement with Hubspot User Groups, we would not be using it.I think if the usability and other bugs could be improved along with support, then Splash could be great for small to mid-sized businesses that occasionally run events that they need 1) hosted all in one place and 2) consistent, custom branding. Or if you're running small events where you simply need a custom designed sign-up page, a reminder email and a check-in app, Splash could work for you. While they're not transparent about their business pricing, I'd have to see that before deciding whether it is truly worth it for this purpose.
Amber Callan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cvent Event Management

  • Tracking the client journey from invitation through participation and payment.
  • Accepts, tracks, and reports on transactions.
  • Has flexible and attractive event design features.
  • Offers standard and customizable reporting.
  • Gives ways to communicate effectively with a few, some, or all of invited, attended, or canceled event pools.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Splash Event Marketing Platform

  • Branded Templates: With the Pro account, Splash takes your brand guidelines, fonts, logos, colors and creates customized event templates for your most frequent types of events making it easy to create new events that align with the experience of your brand.
  • Customer Service: Any time I have a problem, my Account Manager (Matt!) always has a solution. Whether it be a glitch in the page, an integration problem, or suggesting new ways to use the system. I'm never left stranded, which when you work in eight time zones, matters.
  • Ease of Backend Use: I've used other start-up event management softwares which are painful to use on the back end, buggy, and not intuitive for a non-coder. Splash is extremely easy to use and customize, which makes working with the system enjoyable.
  • Low Ticketing Fees: One of the main reasons we decided to upgrade to the Pro account is because we were hosting more ticketed events. As a non-profit, ticketing fees make a difference to our donations. Not only did Splash provide the other benefits mentioned above, they were the most competitive on credit card fees and integrated into our donation software system.
Carla Culos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cvent Event Management

  • The badge designer is a little clunky and difficult to use.
  • I’d love to see their add-on modules priced differently (flat fees vs. per registration)
  • They’re membership module is only for individual memberships, we have organization based memberships, so we’re not able to use it.
Pamela O'Connor, CMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Splash Event Marketing Platform

  • When designing a landing page for an event, the functionality of the layout page is quite finicky. I would love to see the ability to add features to certain text boxes become more fluid.
  • The formatting across the layout page is not always consistent, specifically text sizing.
  • I had an issue with an account, and the support team took an extremely long time (2+ months) to produce a remedy for the issue I was experiencing.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Cvent Event Management

Cvent Event Management 9.9
Based on 17 answers
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
Kimberly Norton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Splash Event Marketing Platform

No score
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Usability

Cvent Event Management

Cvent Event Management 7.9
Based on 18 answers
The overall usability of Cvent Event Management is extraordinary! Anyone taking a couple of minutes to just play around in the site can figure out the functions and successfully utilize the tools. In addition, there is a suite of help topics and videos for additional assistance.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Splash Event Marketing Platform

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Reliability and Availability

Cvent Event Management

Cvent Event Management 7.3
Based on 2 answers
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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Splash Event Marketing Platform

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Performance

Cvent Event Management

Cvent Event Management 8.2
Based on 2 answers
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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Splash Event Marketing Platform

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Support Rating

Cvent Event Management

Cvent Event Management 8.4
Based on 79 answers
Our account management team has been very supportive and helpful from the start to many years into implementation. They are in constant contact with our builders and our admins about new features, trainings, and solutions to issue which arise especially in integrating with other systems or with developing alternative models
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Splash Event Marketing Platform

Splash Event Marketing Platform 7.2
Based on 5 answers
We love working with our account manager and priority support to answer questions efficiently and speedily. Our account manager works with us on larger and bigger picture initiatives for our instance, where the priority support is always there when you're stuck with a feature or setup, it's been great to share this resource with our global network of hosts internal and external to the company.
Caitlin Teed | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Cvent Event Management

Cvent Event Management 8.2
Based on 1 answer
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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Splash Event Marketing Platform

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Online Training

Cvent Event Management

Cvent Event Management 8.2
Based on 1 answer
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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Splash Event Marketing Platform

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Implementation Rating

Cvent Event Management

Cvent Event Management 9.4
Based on 8 answers
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Splash Event Marketing Platform

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Alternatives Considered

Cvent Event Management

I have not used another event planning software and am not able to compare them accurately. I have done most of my event planning manually or as a team. Cvent Event Management helps streamline a lot of the process if you are working on a team because everyone who has access to the account can see what information has already been done and it will not be accidentally duplicated.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Splash Event Marketing Platform

[We selected Splash based on] Looks and functionality. It's the best of both worlds. Every other tool we found was good at one but not the other. I hope Splash stays on the path it's on as it really makes all the right improvements to be such a powerhouse tool.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Cvent Event Management

Cvent Event Management 9.1
Based on 1 answer
It is a perfect fit no matter how big or small your event is
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Splash Event Marketing Platform

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Return on Investment

Cvent Event Management

  • It allows us to be ahead of our competitors who do not use Cvent - we have a lot more capabilities using Cvent Event Management.
  • It allows for a more streamlined internal planning process with little room for variations from planner to planner.
Madison Spears | TrustRadius Reviewer

Splash Event Marketing Platform

  • It helps me manage a number of events that I would not otherwise be able to make invitations for, manage rsvps, and do check ins. We used a more expensive product previously but it had fewer features so this is definitely an upgrade.
  • Using Splash saves me time from needing to follow up with guests. I also love the "send later" feature for email.
  • The support staff make this product super valuable as I am able to accomplish more with their help.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Cvent Event Management

General

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

Cvent Event Management Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Splash Event Marketing Platform

General

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

Splash Event Marketing Platform Editions & Modules

Edition
Free: For Personal Use and Occasional Small Business Events$0.00
Basic: For Individuals and Small Teams$9,500.002
Pro: For More Design and Access Control$19,500.002
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  1. per year
Additional Pricing Details
To understand more about what features are included in each Splash plan, head over to our website for a full breakdown: https://splashthat.com/pricing

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