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Cvent Event Diagramming

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Score 7.2 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Cvent Event Diagramming is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
  • SmartDraw is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.9

Cvent Event Diagramming

89%
48 Ratings
8.0

SmartDraw

80%
11 Ratings

Support Rating

8.3

Cvent Event Diagramming

83%
48 Ratings
8.4

SmartDraw

84%
4 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Cvent Event Diagramming

This tool is bested used in planning out more intense set-up for events, or where you want to share with Vendors and Hotel Contacts where you would like certain items set-up in the room. I had previously used Meeting Matrix, and I appreciate the Collaboration access I can grant to vendors and contacts so they can help design the set-up based on them being the experts and knowing the space better
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SmartDraw

I believe SmartDraw is a great tool for small- to mid-sized organizations for simplifying the production and management of org charts. We've also had the PMO experiment with the use of some of their flow charts as well.If an organization has an HCM with the capability of producing (good!) org charts, that is likely the best option... but many that I have used in my 30-year HR career don't. So there is definitely a need for SmartDraw in the market!
Brad Holliday, PHR, SHRM-CP, CBM, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cvent Event Diagramming

  • User-friendly. It's easy for us to train other team members/staff/volunteers to use the front-end system for registration and event check-in.
  • Social Tables is great for creating custom room layouts and diagrams.
  • Social tables is customizable. We're able to capture specific information for attendees, and can "tag" them when additional info is needed.
Lisa Kelley, CMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

SmartDraw

  • Provides examples to work off of--these are helpful when you don't know exactly where to start.
  • Provides a number of stylistic options without making things too complex, so you can be creative without getting overwhelmed.
  • Provides a wide variety of templates, meets a wide variety of needs.
Kimberly Higgins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cvent Event Diagramming

  • A development that would be useful would be the ability to reorder the diagrams to a custom order in one event so that when exported as one document, they are in an order that can be customized to flow well for the meeting planner.
Monique Frankfort | TrustRadius Reviewer

SmartDraw

  • A month-to-month plan would be ideal for users that don't have a need to create many projects
  • The sidebar navigation can be a little confusing with all of the tools listed.
  • Offering customizable plans with only the feature you need would simplify navigation
Genie Huff-Forkner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cvent Event Diagramming

General

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

Starting Price

Cvent Event Diagramming Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

SmartDraw

General

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

Starting Price

$595 per user/per month

SmartDraw Editions & Modules

Edition
Single-User9.951
Multiple-Users (for 5+ users)5.952
  1. per month
  2. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details

Support Rating

Cvent Event Diagramming

Cvent Event Diagramming 8.3
Based on 48 answers
The support was exceptional, and they remained an arm's reach away for when we ran into any questions after we began using the tool. Overall, we experienced phenomenal customer service. We also had more than one web-based call where their team would walk us through examples and answer any questions we had.
Chelsea Benge | TrustRadius Reviewer

SmartDraw

SmartDraw 8.4
Based on 4 answers
They are always very helpful, we get computers every two years and I have to call them to move the license from one computer to another and they do it with a smile in their voice!
Trish Kootstra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cvent Event Diagramming

I believe my organization has evaluated Eventbrite in the past. I'm not too familiar with Eventbrite and if it is similar to Cvent Event Diagramming. Overall, Cvent Event Diagramming seems rather advanced and a unique type of software. We have had such a great experience with Cvent that we do not plan on switching anyways
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SmartDraw

We have used Corel Draw and Adobe Acrobat. Both of those tools were good when they came out but the abilities of SmartDraw far outweigh both those tools. Corel Draw was also more complex to operate and do tasks, as was Adobe Acrobat in which some basic tasks took additional steps to complete.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cvent Event Diagramming

  • This program allows us to be nimble in our communication with our vendors and clients.
  • This program has empowered my new staff members to solve problems discreetly and on their own, prior to bringing them to my attention. It is a key tool to our success.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SmartDraw

  • SmartDraw has provided good return for our internal purposes. Using it to understand an organization's structure and inner workings has been valuable. On the client side, creating steps and businesses processes has also been a big plus. It has helped decrease confusing reporting structures and has provided a detailed map for individuals to understand where they fit within their organization.
  • Unfortunately, SmartDraw has been somewhat inefficient with some of the more complex projects on our plate and has really deterred certain employees from even wanting to use it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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