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Breast Cancer Support Tauranga
10 June 2019
One of the first organisations to join Events Pronto was Breast Cancer Support Service Tauranga Trust. The trust, an independent charity established...
Insta with Ace the Gram
4 June 2019
When Instagram came along we already felt we had more than enough social media in our lives so we were a bit slow on the uptake.  Last week Jenna...
May 2019 Upgrade
27 May 2019
  The latest upgrade of the Events Pronto platform has elements inspired by our charity clients, who need to do more than just sell tickets and...
Tips for setting up multi-day courses and events
14 May 2019
Many organisations that use Events Pronto to manage their course or event bookings run multi-day events.   These tips will help you if you...
Asking about gender identity on forms
10 January 2019
  You may wish to ask about your audience’s gender for your records, whether to meet contractual reporting obligations, or to communicate...
How to create a Facebook advert
5 December 2018
Having an active Facebook page is important for growing your organisation’s social media presence, but algorithms can make it hard to attract new...
Not Just Another Conference
11 October 2018
The Association of Administrative Professionals New Zealand Inc (AAPNZ) held their annual conference at Te Papa recently. It was exciting to meet so...
Your basic guide to hashtags
3 October 2018
By Clodagh O'Carroll.   If you use social media at all, chances are you’ve come across something that looks like #this. This is a hashtag...
Basic guide: How to use social media to promote your event
24 September 2018
By Clodagh O'Carroll.   The world of social media can be overwhelming, but it’s an important method of communication, especially for...
Know your audience - who uses the internet?
30 August 2018
By Clodagh O'Carroll.   As an event manager, it’s vital to know your audience. Who will see your event promotions? How does your target...
The latest upgrade has many event managers jumping for joy
22 May 2018
  The latest upgrade here!   It feels like it has been a long time coming, but it is a biggie so it needed a lot of testing.  As well as...
You've been upgraded!
2 December 2017
  During the build up to Christmas we are putting the finishing touches on the next major upgrade. The free upgrade will make it even easier for...
Want bookers to see how many tickets are left? Now they can!
6 October 2017
Event organisers who take telephone and over the counter bookings can expect a giant leap forward in the user-friendliness of the administrator’s...
Do you want to allow payment by POLi?
27 September 2017
Many organisations ask about options whether Events Pronto offer an option where people can pay by internet banking at the time of booking. ...
The macrons are here
10 September 2017
To celebrate Māori Language week we have invited the macrons to join us on Events Pronto and Business Axis.  No, not French President Emmanuel...
Entry by Koha among the 7 new features in the August Upgrade
19 August 2017
The exciting new features added this August have been inspired entirely by feedback from course and event managers. Special thanks to the Venture...
Join the sales team!
9 August 2017
We are on the look-out for a confident, engaging person with a sunny personality to join our Tauranga sales team for three months.   If you...
'Too Sexy Too Soon'
7 August 2017
Just three weeks after launching ‘Too Sexy Too Soon’ on the Events Pronto sister-site Business Axis, the event team had gathered crowd of 185...
Venue Watch: Agrodome
27 July 2017
It might surprise you to know that the Agrodome is not just a successful tourist venture, but also a quintessential kiwi conference and event...
That's It! I'm out of here! Time for a change!
24 July 2017
After gathering a full house before her early-bird offer expired, motivational speaker Steffi August secured increased venue capacity, then sold out...
The Winter Warmers Upgrade
6 June 2017
Taking the hassle out of running events and courses really warms the heart. In this upgrade our Events Pronto customers have lots of heart-warming...
Events Inspiration - No Grit No Pearl!
1 June 2017
  The recent Bay of Plenty Regional Business Women’s conference was more than your average conference.  Just like the title, the conference...
Events Inspiration - MUV Talks Equality Matters
20 May 2017
As both event addicts and entrepreneurs we couldn’t help gate crashing the MUV Talks Equality Matters event in Auckland recently. It was our second...
All-in-one Payment Processing Services
18 May 2017
Payment gateways fall into two camps – those that require you to set up a merchant account with a bank and those that don’t.  If you don’t...
Events Inspiration - Venture Centre Digital Enablement Launch
16 May 2017
Venture Centre is about ‘people finding people and ideas finding ideas.’ The energy and passion of their team is a constant source of...
Speed booking process
12 May 2017
For super rapid event booking, choose the 'ticket-holders are anonymous' option when you add an event.  This will prevent people being asked to add...
Venue Watch: The Blue Baths
8 May 2017
Ample Ambience Ambience is everything in creating a memorable event, and what better place to start than with a venue that carries your guests...
A picture of the Kiwi Administration Community
26 April 2017
     Administrative Professionals week is time to celebrate the very real contribution administrators make to kiwi business and community...
Upfront pricing no hidden fees
2 April 2017
Some ticketing systems add a service fee, a ticketing fee and a credit card fee on top of the advertised ticket price.  Events Pronto do not. They...
How to write event listings that work
25 March 2017
One mistake event managers often make is to pour their heart and soul into creating an unforgettable event that oozes atmosphere, but just whip up...
Long development pathway creates robust booking system
1 February 2017
The world wasn't created in a day, and neither was the Events Pronto Platform. The pathway from conceptualisation to commercialisation took 7 years...