What’s one of the most stressful moments when planning and running an event? Is it registering your attendees? Is it making sure the AV equipment works flawlessly? Or maybe it’s coordinating the catering?
Although all these situations matter, there’s nothing more stressful than the first interaction between your team and your attendees. In other words, it’s the check-in process.
And that’s especially true if you’re running large events. Think about the hundreds, if not thousands, of guests waiting in line to check in and get their goody bags. Sometimes, it can be dreadful. That’s why maintaining a clutter-free guest list is crucial. Your team should be able to skim through the names, find someone quickly, and decide where to redirect that guest or what type of badge to generate.
Putting together a clutter-free and easy-to-use guest list before your event may end up saving your team a lot of stress in the long run. Additionally, it will help you streamline your attendees’ experience and help them get through the check-in procedure faster. Having that in mind, let’s see what steps you should take to organize your guest list for better efficiency and a faster response.
Step 1. Create attendee segments or types
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