* important: some of menus have been moved under the "Organizers" tab
Welcome to EventYab, the platform that makes it easy to create and manage events of all types and sizes. Whether you're organizing a conference, concert, or fundraiser, EventYab provides a user-friendly interface that streamlines the event planning process from start to finish.
In this tutorial, we'll take you through the step-by-step process of creating an event on EventYab. From entering basic event information to setting up ticketing options and promotional tools, we'll cover everything you need to know to launch a successful event.
So let's get started! If you haven't already, log in to your EventYab account and click on "Create an event" located in the screen. The event creation wizard will guide you through the process, starting with entering the basic event information in Step 1.
- Title: The title of your event.
- Category: The category of the event.
- Start: The date and time your event will commence
- End: The date and time your event will conclude
- Timezone: The timezone of the place where the event is taking place. It allows you to have events in many different time-zones.
- Event Status: It can be “Scheduled”, “Postponed”, “Moved online” or “Canceled”. The statues of the event will be set as Scheduled by default, however you are able to change the statues to other options, if your event details changed.
- Venue (Optional): Enter the name of the location your event is being held.
- Address: Enter the full address where the venue is located. It will provide a 'Get Directions' link on the "View event" page. When click it will open up the address in Google Maps.
- Description: A brief explanation of what the event is and what the attendees should expect.
Here is a question you need to answer:
Will you manage your event tickets on EventYab? Yes/No
Indicate whether you will be selling your event tickets on EventYab. If you select 'No', certain fields such as 'Seat/Table Map' and 'Payment Information' will not be required. Keep in mind that if you choose not to manage your tickets on EventYab, you will need to provide alternative arrangements for ticket sales and management.
- Website URL (Optional): If you have a website for your event, you can enter the URL here. This will allow attendees to visit your website and learn more about your event.
- YouTube URL (Optional): If you have a video or recording of your event, you can enter the YouTube URL here. This will allow attendees to watch your previous similar events, and get to know the performers.
- Privacy: You can choose the privacy settings for your event. It can be set to Public, where anyone can see and register for your event, or Private, where only you and the people you have shared the event's link with, can see the event.
- Organizer Name: Enter the name of the person or organization that is hosting the event.
- Organizer Phone: Enter the phone number of the event organizer.
- Organizer Email: Enter the email address of the event organizer.
- Event Image: Upload an image that represents your event. This can be a logo, a poster, or any other image that captures the essence of your event.
- Seat/Table Map (in case you want to sell tickets): If your event has reserved seating or tables, you can upload a map of the venue to show attendees where they will be seated.
- Payment Method: You can choose the payment method for your event. EventYab supports a variety of payment methods, including Interac e-transfer, PayPal, and bank transfer.
- Payment Email: Enter the email address where you want to receive payment notifications and confirmations.
After you click on “create event” button, you’ll be navigated to this page:
Once you've created your event, you can start customizing it to suit your needs. EventYab offers a range of options to help you create a unique and engaging experience for your attendees. You can create tickets, coupons, and meal options to suit your event's specific requirements. Additionally, you can define your own customized short URL and use SEO tools to boost your Google ranking.
You can access all of these options directly from the event creation page or later from the 'View Event' page, as shown below.