Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 15 seconds

The EVENTjournal.com (www.eventjournal.com ) is a customizable end to end system that is designed to meet the needs of nonprofit organizations to manage fundraisers or gala events. This software is more than just an online catalog or event journal. It is a fully integrated and interactive online journal. With this system the fundraising event even has its own website that includes many built in features; including an online shopping cart and registration system, banner ads, and email announcements. The EVENTjournal raises awareness of your fundraising event and allows interaction between participants which can’t be accomplished with a traditional catalog or journal.


In Use
Once you become an EVENTjournal client your nonprofit organization receives a one year license to use the software. The company’s experienced staff handles all aspects of running the site for you, including setup, hosting and back end support. With this system you are getting more than just an online event journal you are also getting an online submission system, downloadable reports and secure registration and shopping cart.

The EVENTjournal is an effective marketing tool that not only makes constituents aware of the event; it also encourages online fundraising. The shopping cart and registration module can be used for ticket sales, sponsorship opportunities and boost online journal ad sales. This system allows the user to send targeted emails, and has the ability to provide statistical reports, and track results. Not only will you get the online services, the company will also coordinate and supply print ready versions of the online graphics that can be used in program booklets, posters and invitations.

Technology employed
This is a web based program that is accessed through the Internet. Any type of computer can be used; the only requirement is Internet Access.

Ease of use, configuration, and deployment
EVENTjournal is very user friendly and the layout and design makes it possible to quickly and easily navigate throughout the system. EVENTjournal trained staff work hand in hand with your nonprofit organization to configure and deploy the event website. The user provides the information and details for the event, and the staff takes it from there and creates and designs the event website to the client’s specifications.


Recap
The EVENTjournal is a green system that reduces the amount of paper used for ad books, registration and solicitations. It gives the event increased visibility and more exposure for journal advertisers and sponsors. This product reduces and streamlines staff workload and delivers a turnkey operation. The system provides full color journal ads with links to the sponsor’s website for an entire year. A DVD presentation of the event journal is also supplied that can be shown at the event. This system along with the EVENTjournal specialists creates and manages all aspects of a fundraising event.


The prices vary depending on the size and number of advertisements that will be included. The base price starts around $8,000 and includes the one year license for the event website.

Advantages
  • Paperless
  • User friendly
  • Innovative graphics and designs
  • Professional customer support team

Disadvantages
  • The cost may vary depending on the size and specifics of the fundraising event.

My Opinion
I was very impressed with this application and with the company itself. This is the perfect solution for any size nonprofit organization to use for their fundraising events. Besides being a very effective paperless system; the system makes it possible to get the most out of any type of fundraising event. A major benefit of this system is the fact that event website is online for a year, which means you will get the most out of an occasion even after the event is over. I was amazed at the amount of features and capabilities this solution has. EVENTjournal has been in business for over eight years and the staff is very knowledgeable about all aspects of fundraising. I highly recommend this solution for any type of fundraising event. Last modified on Sunday, 19 May 2013
Read 11530 times
Rate this item
(0 votes)
Tagged under

Visit other PMG Sites:

click me
PMG360 is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal data we collect from our subscribers/agents/customers/exhibitors and sponsors. On May 25th, the European's GDPR policy will be enforced. Nothing is changing about your current settings or how your information is processed, however, we have made a few changes. We have updated our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy to make it easier for you to understand what information we collect, how and why we collect it.
Ok Decline