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Looking for recommendations: Appointment Booking & Event Registration Online

  • 1.  Looking for recommendations: Appointment Booking & Event Registration Online

    Posted Nov 26, 2019 16:53
    Hello NTen Friends,

    I work at a humane society, and my colleagues have challenged me to find an online appointment booking and event registration solution.  My organization wants to be able to:


    • Take kids camp registrations online (we formerly did this through Blackbaud's NetCommunity, but there were a number of "glitches" we couldn't change; in the spring a colleague moved her events to MyTime and she is experiencing issues, such as payment processing)
    • Make microchip clinic appointments (where people have to pick a day and a time)
    • Birthday party registrations (with a calendar showing the available dates and times)
    • Mobile Spay / Neuter Clinic appointments (again, calendar with locations, dates and times)

    Blackbaud's NetCommunity cannot do the times easily (my work-around would be to make an event for each time, but that is too labour intensive!). I would also like to be able to add in a promo code.

    Anyone have any success with a product that offers this type of flexibility?

    Thanks!

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    Michelle Tribe
    Manager: E-Giving & Integration
    Ottawa, ON
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  • 2.  RE: Looking for recommendations: Appointment Booking & Event Registration Online

    Posted Nov 26, 2019 19:04
    Hi Michelle,

    The pro version of the Events Manager WordPress plugin should be able to handle everything you're looking for, provided you're OK with using PayPal or Authorize.net as the payment processor, or paying for custom programming to connect to a different processor. You may also need a bit of template development work depending on exactly what how you want to display event information, and how closely you want the event pages to match your site's look and feel.

    Hope that helps,

    Adam

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    Adam London
    https://projectdonorlove.com
    San Francisco, CA
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