Eventival software


24 reviews(4.5/5)
24 reviews(4.5/5)

Eventival is a cloud-based event management platform that enables organizations and individuals to manage music festivals, film festivals, conferences and award shows. The solution helps manage the general activities of an event including people, companies and event content. Users can store and manage contacts in various categories such as people, organizations and artists in an online database.

Eventival offers a mass-mailing module that helps event organizers personalize and send newsletters, press releases and other emails. Users can also send PDF attachments for invoices and invitations. Eventival allows organizations to print mass badges, guest itineraries, hotel vouchers and more.

Eventival provides online registration capabilities by accepting payment through various gateways which include PayPal, Swedbank, The Pay, Buckaroo, Sampo Pank and Epay. Other features offered by the tool are project management, membership management, volunteer management and partner-relations management. Eventival encrypts all user data and takes a backup every 24 hours to ensure minimal data loss.

Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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  • Joana from Porto/Post/Doc Film & Media Festival

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    February 2018

    Intuitive, enjoyable, and overall makes my job so much easier

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    Overall time saving...

    Pros

    I first started to use Eventival about one year ago for Porto/Post/Doc Film & Media Festival. I have to say that now I don't know how I used to do my work without Eventival. The thing that I like the most is the costumer support; they make sure to answer all my questions in less than 24 hours.

    Cons

    The only thing that I have to point at this time for Eventival - but I am sure that the Eventival Team is working on it - is that it is not so friendly for submitting films.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Joana from Doclisboa - International Film Festival

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    January 2018

    A great production tool that makes the exchange of information fluid and easy.

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    Pros

    It is specially made for film festivals and reflects their production needs.
    The costumer service is nice and friendly, helping you along the way.
    The schedule and advance search tools are extremely practical and make the organization of information more systematic and accessible to all the production departments.
    After you feed the system with the necessary information, it makes life in a big team so much easier: the exchange of info is fast and efficient; some automated features make erros less likely to happen; communication with guests is more fluid and allows guest services to save precious time.

    Cons

    Given its not so user friendly interface and sheer amount of functions, there is a fairly big learning curve. For users that are not so tech savvy it might a bit hard to grasp all its possibilities.
    It is not mobile friendly, but they are working on it.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Yusuf from Istanbul Film Festival

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    January 2018

    An indispensible tool for festival management

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    It combines all festival management tools under one single application. It is a database, event management tool, CRM, cvommunication tool, data analyzer, very very useful for especially film festivals which at first it was designed for.

    Pros

    With its many interconnected modules, Eventival is at once a database, an accommodation center, a communication hub, a CRM tool--a multi-faceted festival management. I use it mainly for submissions, and without it, it would have been impossibly burdensome.

    Cons

    Data entry could have been more streamlined.
    It needs to be used by the whole team to take advantage of it fully.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Farzan from Fajr International Film Festival

    December 2017

    Having Eventival is like hiring a professional Festival Organizer.

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    We could manage to organize all of our festivals works inside Eventival. Our mistakes rate dropped by a considerable amount. It gave us the confidence to expand our festival into different fields and programmes.

    Pros

    Eventival is everything you'll need and everything you never thought you are going to need.
    Scheduling the screening has never been easier.
    Advanced search and customized exports give you thousands of options to fulfill your needs.
    Powerful email platform with hundreds of merge fields to integrate inside emails.
    The translation system for publications is well implemented.
    Advanced access permission for users.
    The logic behind Eventival as its backbone is notably great.
    Everything in Eventival is customizable.
    Best support I've ever seen.
    Moral attitude towards extra requests you will have in the future in terms of payment for your customizations.

    Cons

    The visitor page (user account for end users) is not responsive and mobile friendly.
    Might be a little bit expensive for small or non-profit organizations.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra
  • catherine from Kosmorama Trondheim International Film Festival

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    June 2017

    The system makes us more confident as a festival!

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    We are in the process of trying it all out for the festival 2018

    Pros

    Before training with the Eventival team we had very different experiences with the system from nothing to experts on the booking modules from our film department. Today we use many different systems for all the festival´s needs and was looking to merge, integrate and push all these into one system as much as possible. We can with certainty say that we had a revelation with what we actually can do with Eventival! The most important thing that came up in the training sessions was the fact the system makes us more confident as a festival. It teaches us something about how we can organize ourselves better to get more value out of our own data from the festival. It makes us asks some questions about us as festival and that it super- awesome, when that is how we grow stronger, merrier and bigger!

    Cons

    We would have wanted the system to be more mobile friendly and more mobile integrated but understand this is something Eventival is working on now.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Mariona from SEVILLE EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL-NETWORKING EVENT

    June 2017

    Every year we are taking much better advantage and nowadays it is an essential working tool.

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    Pros

    It is a tool that allows to easily connect the work of the main departments of a festival. It leaves nothing to chance. In addition the improvements they do during the year are very useful and never fail to continue improving. Eventival team is fantastic. It is a pleasure to work with them and we love to improve all together.

    Cons

    At first it is not very intuitive, but once this step is solved with the kind help of the Eventival team, it becomes an essential tool for the organization of the event.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Pavel B. from T.S.R.ACT

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    February 2017

    The best event management software ever!

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    I think that the leadership of Eventival is the result of problem solving concept and an inspiring enthusiasm of its creators. I appreciate very much the sensational job of Eventival team on this event management software which we have been successfully using during the past years...

    Pros

    I think that the leadership of Eventival is the result of problem solving concept and an inspiring enthusiasm of its creators. I appreciate very much the sensational job of Eventival team on this event management software which we have been successfully using during the past years

    Cons

    Nothing

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Jiri from DEPO2015 - Pilsen

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    January 2017

    Eventival for European Capital of Culture - Pilsen 2015

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    Eventival helps us efficiently organise guest services for dozens of annual events in various language mutations and for various target groups, and it is also enormously useful when organising the work of our team of six hundred volunteers. Like with every information system, the start may be a little rough, but it has paid off, and Eventival has become a companion to everyone on our team.

    Pros

    Easy to use whenever you are.

    Cons

    Tough start, like any other database.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Tomas from Alternativa pro kulturu

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    December 2016

    Only Eventival could do this for us.

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    We began to use Eventival when, besides organising the three-month music festival JAZZINEC, we created JAZZ WORLD PHOTO, an international photography competition. We were looking for something that would facilitate the registration and categorisation of the applicants and accepting photographs into the competition, but that would also be a communication tool facilitating independent deliberation of the jurors, production of the gala evening and, in the next stage, organisation of our travelling exhibitions. All this can now be done with ease and comfort. Most importantly, Eventival fulfilled a rather exceptional request we had: that none of the jurors and voting organisers would have access to the current data as long as the application period for the new round is running, This was necessary in order for the compete neutrality of the jurors. Only Eventival could do this for us.

    Pros

    It's easy and comfortable.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Jorge from TYTTT

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    December 2016

    Great software once you dive into the full range of possibilities

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    I've been using it quite a lot to send invitations for film festivals. The search queries are not too intuitive at first, but once you understand the logic of it, it's a great tool.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Florian from Visions du Réel Festival international de cinéma Nyon

    November 2016

    A constant willingness to develop the system further

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    After five years of using Eventival, it has become an essential tool for almost all our departments, and the festival is running very smoothly with it. Every year, we use it more extensively: this year, we have used the Personal Schedules much more professionally and systematically, in 2017 we plan to integrate our new website with Eventival even better. We also always appreciate the availability and flexibility of the company's staff, and the constant willingness to develop the system further while listening to our needs and demands. We really appreciate this collaboration.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Pedro from FICG

    November 2016

    Highly customizable database

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    Eventival is a highly customizable database that can solve specific needs of any film festival. Eventival can import profiles directly from cinando solving a lot of the regular data capture problems. Being a online database its perfect to stay connected to the festival from every where you are. Eventival's support team has tended must of our requirements. But the fact that you can customize the platform to your needs is the best feature.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Marketa from Czech Film Center

    November 2016

    Eventival = reliable team member

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    Eventival helps us to manage a huge amount of interconnected data ¿ to collect, sort and transform the information not only about film projects, but also about events, companies, and professionals. In addition, it is a great support for overall communication with film professionals in the Czech Republic and worldwide. It facilitates the research of specific data, the administration of reminders and many other things that institution like Czech Film Center has to deal with every day. And not to forget, thanks to the copying of data from the database to our website, it helps us build our new online presentation. Shortly ¿ it is ready to take from our shoulders the often exhausting and time consuming back office work in large extent. So if we feed the beast properly with correct data, we can free our minds and use our potential and work experience for more delicate tasks.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Giovanni from Giffoni Film Festival

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    November 2016

    Eventival - useful and unique!

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    We started using Eventival from the beginning (2008/2009) and we have seen grow it year after year. The support team is fantastic and listen to the suggestions of all customers to try to improve the software. Today we consider it indispensable for our festival also for the jury form that they have created for us. Eventival simplified all the festival departments life and it helps us to save a lot of time. It's a web based software and this is extremely useful because allow us to work from different places been always connected.

    Pros

    web based, very helpful support team, easy to learn and use, saves time and work,

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Frank from Berlin Fashion Film Festival

    November 2016

    A great tool for film festival management

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    We¿ve had a really fast growth in terms of submissions for the Berlin fashion Film Festival. As having to manage everything via spreadsheets became painful, we were looking for a tool to handle the most important processes in terms of managing the films, such as submissions, film-review, judging, etc. We tried out various systems, but with Eventival we feel the safest, especially because of their great, friendly and efficient customer service. On the rare occasions when you might have a question or problem with the system, you will always get prompt replies and solutions. The tech guys at Eventival have also made plenty of customizations for us at a fare rate. The whole Eventival team feels like an extension to our team, and we love having them in the BFFF family. We still don¿t use all of the functionalities of this cool tool but we will extend this usage as we move on.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Cristina from Trieste Film Festival

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    November 2016

    TSFF + WEMW = Eventival!

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    Since we start using Eventival we must recognize that it simplified a lot all the festival departments life. It helps us to save a lot of time, organize all our data and it easily links them together. When we started using it last year, at the beginning it meant a big change for us, but Eventival team offered a very useful support with all the question / problems we had. After one year they are still available all the time and it makes the difference. The fact that is web based is extremely useful because allow us to work from different places been always connected. We are very happy to have Eventival as a partner: the festival organization without it would be much harder!

    Pros

    web based, very complete for festival needs, very helpful support team

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Johan from Fantastisk Filmfestival

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    November 2016

    The quintessential tool for festival management

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    We have been using Eventival pretty much since it's inception and it's become a essential tool for managing our festival. It has EVERYTHING you need along with stuff you didn't even knew you needed. The team behind it also has one of the best customer services available which is useful in the beginning as it can be a bit overwhelming at first. But as soon as you get a hang of it, it is super user friendly. It is also very adaptive to your needs whether you're a bigger or smaller festival and the connection to Cinando is invaluable to a film festival like ours. Eventival comes highly recommended!

    Pros

    Overall the best platform of it's kind!

    Cons

    Can be a bit overwhelming at first

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Cristian from Transilvania IFF

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    November 2016

    Best option if you want to upgrade your way of working

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    Eventival is a must tool when organizing a film festival or any sort of event. Developed to cater for the needs of various departments within a film festival, the database has improved a lot in the last years thanks to the imput its creators receive from their partner festivals. Eventival has a user-friendly interface which invites you to explore and does not intimidate as databases usually do. We at TIFF cannot imagine what would mean to organize an event so complex as a film festival without a tool of this kind. If you are sick and tired of using Excel sheets, you should not hesitate to get Eventival. It offers a better structure of information, assures better communication within departments and saves so much time for everyone.

    Pros

    It's very friendly use, adapted to our needs and improving constantly. During the festival they are offering the best support to make our life easier and also in the last years we managed to integrate Eventival with our mobile app and also ticketing soft

    Cons

    Sometimes is difficult to work with Eventival due to internet connection. We have a large team and sometimes we have up to 30 persons working in the same time and the internet can became a problem.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Mercedes from TorinoFilmLab

    October 2016

    Eventival for TorinoFilmLab

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    Through Eventival we manage our whole backoffice and link our database to the website. The fact that it is online is extremely useful, as we are an international team working from different places.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Nelly from Prague European Summit

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    October 2016

    Great software for the conference

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    Prague European Summit is conceived as a platform for a high-level strategic debate on the future of the European Union and it is very important for us that the logistics and all related activities were smooth and flawless. The registration for the last year of the Summit was carried out through the Eventival management software that helped us to handle a registration process for the conference to a large extent. We had used such a registration system for our conference for the first time and had been very satisfied how it worked. Even though it might seem to be a complex and complicated system at the beginning, we have to admit that it has really eased our event management process and eliminated any mistakes that would have occurred when registering through emails or other common way usually used for such events. Especially, the transport and accommodation module had done a great deal of work for us and saved our time. The system itself is very easy to master and has an extensive guide which is easy to follow. Thanks to a professional and immediate support from Eventival team, greatly appreciated especially under the pressure just before the event, the Summit was a great success. We highly recommend Eventival and will be definitely using it for our future Prague European Summit and other events we hold.

    Pros

    Easy to learn and master, many modules to choose from, saves time and work, great and immediate support from the provider.

    Cons

    It seems to be a bit challenging at the beginning.

    Review Source: Capterra
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