ePly is a cloud-based event registration solution that enables businesses to customize registration forms and manage data of attendees for the event.
Its features include e-ticket selling, payment processing, badge and certificate creation. ePly's form builder feature allows businesses to add a combination of drop-down lists, text boxes and check boxes to build customizing forms. The user can also customize registration form fields, texts, pricing schemes or any other user-defined criteria.
ePly allows users to set up role-based permissions with different access levels for team members. The dashboard feature offers a registration overview with real-time key process indicator monitoring.
eply helps users to track payments, initiate refunds and generate financial reports. The solution is compatible with Android and iOS. Other features include mass emailing, barcode scanning, online payment processing and reporting.
Support is available via phone.
Linda from Saskatoon Branch, Sk Genealogical Society
Registration was less labor intensive for participants, and for the organizers. Data was accurate and immediately available and easy to use (e.g., to create reports on different sessions).
Ease of use by the registrants (we had NO problems throughout 130 registrations.)
The ease of use for me as the data manager was also outstanding - once I had a bit of training I was able to monitor as needed, download data, and adjust registrations as needed (e.g. to change from pending to live once a cheque was received). If I had any questions, my team member was always most helpful.
Putting together the post-conference survey was cumbersome and not intuitive. However, with help from the team, I was able to get it done on my own, so it did work!
Leah from UVic Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health
Time! We didn't have to take registration information by phone to add to a spreadsheet; we passed on that administrative joy to the users.
The software makes it easy to customize registrations. But what I like BEST about ePly, is the outstanding customer service. I've never had better.
Kelsey from Physician Education, Medical Affairs
The benefits we get are the ease in which we can track and process our registration for big events
The thing I like most about this software is the ease of use for registration for our guests that use it
Sometimes I find it difficult to set up some certain areas on the form. It can get a little bit complicated
Bryan from Oasis Digital Solutions Inc.
Employees number: 11-50 employees
Excellent support, customizable validators and reports.
Filling in space now to get to 100 characters.
Some of the sent emails notifications show up in green, others red. Green would be much easier, as the red always looks like an error.
Most importantly though, is that I am dying for a feature to embed the sales fields on our own website. Tito does this, but does not have any of the other features that eply currently has that we like so much (such as schedulable emails).
Finally, it would be very helpful to be able to schedule emails relative to the event date and time, instead of calculating those times out ourselves.
Sue from Penske
I needed to create an event registration site for an internal employee conference. I had 6 different "types" of attendees, and was able to create a customized registration experience for each type. It looked great, and was very flexible. The reporting is very good, also. I created a pretty complicated registration form (complicated for me, easy for the person to register) in a day.
Kevin from Ephesoft
Employees number: 51-200 employees
I am the companies Marketing Director. I need to set up a registration site for a conference with 200 attendees. I needed a shopping cart integrated with , multiple discount codes, sub registrations with payment and full email communication system. Very powerful tool with everything considered. Page design, registration workflow, stripe payment processes, email notification, badge, custom reporting.
Very powerful tool with everything considered. Page design, registration workflow, stripe payment processes, email notification, badge, custom reporting.
It would have been nice to be able to upload a spreadsheet with discount codes, I had 100¿s to manage and tweaking them individually was a bit of a pain but not a show stopper..
Randy from Canadian eLearning Network
Employees number: 2-10 employees
Unbelievable support. Beyond comparison. Accessible when I needed, patient, supportive and dedicated. Without Roger and Justin, I would never have created in one form ALL registration processes that caused me time and anguish. Now all my data is integrated through one input portal that covers different rate types (members/non/group), time (early/reg/late) but the system also generates invoices automatically saving me countless hours. Wow!!
Fully integrated, multiple registration types. Integration of groups bringing all registration into one data source and file. A full, robust registration package from start to finish! Goodbye Google forms, Avery Word name tags, multiple data entries into combined files!
difficult to learn as it is sophisticated - all that went by the wayside with great support and documentation!
Judy from Judy Amyotte Consulting
Customer Service, Customer Service, Customer Service
able to sort the information on screen in many ways
able to easily download to excel or 2 other formats
they will help you to customize all of your reports
and have lots of ready made reports
they get back to you every single time and help you completely solve the problem
they are very encouraging to "old" people that need more help...like me..
The cost is really low
Our members, do NOT have any issues when registering
Pictures easily added
I shared that the worst thing that I have to do is to make Name badges....and then they did it for us.....on their site they do all the work for you.
they look over what you have done and let you know if there are any changes that need to be made and will help explain how to do it...or honestly they fix most of it for you.
I was able to engage a sponsor by them helping me with a discount box...which was very helpful.
Josh is amazing to work with...has a lot of patience when explaining "stuff", and has a really great sense of humour...and we all need that when working with anything new...
they have a great blog that they invite their customers to help out with.
Having them build your system works awesome...it is always perfect and everything is so easy....and so worth the small cost.
I'm not sure what else to say right now...but I hope that they are in business forever...or at least until I retire...
If you type to fast when entering the amount of a payment..you get ahead of the computer because you have to hit enter because of an explanation box....
Other than that, I would totally recommend anyone use this system. It works really well, their customer service is very helpful and very responsive and the cost is not expensive and it is a CANADIAN COMPANY.
Andrew from The Orchard Media and Events Group Ltd
Great product with many useful features.
Multiple delegates registered on one form
Multi language support (additional languages on request)
Great team of developers behind the product who listen
Myrna from Western College of Veterinary Medicine, U of S
¿ Eply event software was easy to understand, easy to use and the company's customer support was phenomenal. Eply support people walked us through each task and ensured that we understood the steps before moving on.
¿ Eply team was willing to customize certain features and try new things to fit our needs (group sorting, on site scanning with cell phones).
¿ Cons: I can't think of anything negative to comment about the software. It all worked very well!
¿ Best point: Eply's representatives and customer support team are willing to go the extra mile to ensure that your event registration is working properly and ready to go. We really appreciated all of their work!
Judy from PAVRO
Pros - Josh from Customer Service is absolutely amazing to work with. He is quick to get back to you, very smart, helpful and never makes you feel stupid.
The reports can all be customized to what you need. You can use your screens for all the information or we can use our website.
Con's - sorry, can't think of any. I really love the program!
Marco from Royal LePage HEADSTART
You have always been supportive, willing to explain processes, and guide us through required changes / updates. Some of the features not often used require "refreshing" by the user, when help is needed, and your assistance is always prompt and patient. THANK YOU!
Peter from COCA
The software is very powerful and versatile and because of this there is a lot to learn to use it effectively. Their Customer Service is excellent!!!
Clive from MCI Group
Customer Service is by far your strong point. I love the ease and speed at which I can build a website, relatively HTML- and CCS-knowledge free. I love how whenever I have a question, it is answered within minutes. This allows me to continue my build unobstructed and without the lengthy wait times that other suppliers can give. I also love how it is very easy to build and preview a website with the click of a button, enabling me to see in real time what I have changed. However, I find reporting can be extremely time consuming: I know this would be difficult because of the way the forms are setup, but to have reports that could pull all the question answers from a specific section (e.g. travel requirements report, hotel requirements report, contact information report, etc.) would be extremely helpful.
Marijo from Allergan Inc.
Would like to be able to send emails to specific individuals/groups, and not necessarily to everyone registered for the event.
Cheryl from Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Major pros of working with Eply is the level of customization and support. Techninicians are available to help you trouble shoot issues and I've had one-on-one support to help improve our program buildout.
Alicia from BC Hydro
ePly's customer support is prompt and efficient, which takes a lot of the stress out of developing an online registration system. The software seems well-equipped to handle our programming needs, including various registration categories, access codes, multiple price-points, capacity limits, etc.
There was a bit of a learning curve on using the back-end system and reporting mechanisms, but with a bit of practice it is user-friendly and meets our needs. Again, customer support is always available as needed.
All in all, would recommend and plan to use for future events.
Liane from TNT Event Planning
We've used Eply for a few events now and we find the product intuitive and easy to use. But more importantly the customer service is excellent. They are always available to lend a hand or answer a question - especially when we are in a tight deadline. I would recommend Eply without hesitation.
Kyle from Toronto Knowledge Translation Working Group
Pros: Roger is tops for customer service, quick turnaround and accuracy. He know our business and our expectations and delivers every time. We trust Roger (and ePly) with our email communications to thousands of physicians and healthcare providers across Canada.
Cons: The app has been a great addition to the service but it requires further development to be more user friendly. In particular the list of registrants. We would like to be able to sort and search.
Mary Ann from Co-op Housing Federation of Toronto
We've been using Eply for a few years now and have been very happy. Sometimes it is difficult for us to figure out how to make a particular form. However, the Eply staff are very quick to respond to any questions and help us figure it out. For this event, we used the name tag service for the first time. Our members were VERY happy to have their schedules printed on the back of the name tags.
To Roger and Justin, thanks so much for all of your help!