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Ticketing software for the performing arts

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Catering to the performing arts and live music venues with fully integrated tools to efficiently run your box office. A single platform for reserved seating for multiple venues, season subscriptions, donor management, gift cards, merchandise, customer loyalty, concessions, coupons, and surveys.

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Blackbaud Altru


Ticketing, membership, admissions & fundraising

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Blackbaud Altru is a cloud-based platform for ticketing, membership management, and fundraising. It helps non profit organizations, cultural organizations, and general admission organizations manage admissions, events, merchandise, marketing, memberships, and more in one centralized platform.

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A leading provider of online and box office ticketing

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Successful events start with Tix. One of the highest rated and lowest priced ticketing services for entertainment, sporting events, and more.

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Purplepass Ticketing


COVID19 Ready - Contactless ticketing and live streaming

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Cloud-based ticketing platform for online presale, marketing, printed tickets & wristbands, social media, and the best equipment options for selling at the door and scanning tickets. For any event, big or small, you will have everything you need for an easy and successful event through Purplepass

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AudienceView Professional


Live event ticketing, simply better

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AudienceView Professiona, formerly OvationTix, is an integrated system to help you manage ticket sales, CRM, fundraising and patron, donor/sponsorship information. AudienceView Professional serves hundreds of commercial and not-for-profit users.

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accesso ShoWare


Build Loyal Patrons and Maximize Ticket Sales.

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Set your own fees and own your data with the accesso ShoWare ticketing suite, a PCI-certified cloud-based ticketing system. With over 600 installations in theatres, concert venues, sports arenas, casinos, fairs and attractions around the world, the accesso ShoWare platform is a proven success.

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A all-in-one cloud-based POS and inventory management system

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KORONA ticketing POS software provides an all-in-one solution for museums, theme parks, festivals, fairs, and more. The software includes various ticket printing options, membership/loyalty services, turnstile integration, and unique software for additional retail, gift shop, and kiosk verticals.

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Ticket Tailor


Event ticketing for events of all sizes. Low fees. No fuss.

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Sell tickets online with Ticket Tailor - an event ticketing platform famous for low fees, a simple to use and feature rich platform, and exceptional customer support.

Start selling tickets today for your festival, venue, charity fundraiser, concert, conference and more!

Free tickets are fee free.

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The #1 White Label Solution for Event Ticketing

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A Customizable Ticketing Platform Ready For Any Use.
Whether you’re an agency building branded events, a seated music venue, or a multi-day festival, Ticketsauce was made for you.

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The world's leading venue management software for FECs

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Clubspeed’s innovative online booking system offers a quick, easy way for your customers to reserve activities or events from any mobile device. Clubspeed uses Smart Learning AI to schedule and reduce overhead while increasing the overall power of your system.

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Online ticketing, registration & event management made easy.

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Ticketbud is a greed free ticketing platform for event organizers to manage, promote and sell event tickets.
Enjoy outstanding customer service and get paid faster with early payouts.
Free events are free. Paid events can be free for organizers with competitive low fees built into ticket prices.

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A ticketing app for event organizers & goers

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With Showpass' ticketing app event organizers can sell more. Sell more tickets with our Facebook Official Events integration, social discounts for fans & more. Loaded with features, white-label our ticketing software on your site. Pass or pay fees, and advanced payouts on contracts available

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Zoho Backstage


Run events smarter, better.

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Zoho Backstage is all-in-one event management software to plan and run in-person, virtual, and hybrid events with greater efficiency and impact.

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Your affordable virtual event and registration platform

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Accelevents is an event ticketing & mobile fundraising solution which enables event hosts to create events, sell tickets & manage online bids & donations

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Agile Ticketing


Live event ticket management application

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Multi-channel sales, reserved seating, and mobile ticketing

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Ticketing and registration software for event producers.

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Mobile bidding and event management software for fundraisers

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GiveSmart is a mobile bidding and event management solution for fundraisers of all sizes, including foundations, nonprofits, and schools. GiveSmart’s key features include a ticketing portal, guest and event management, as well as online donations and silent auction tools.

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Event planning simplified.

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ClearEvent's all-in-one ticket management software has everything you need to sell tickets online or onsite, register vendors, manage your budget (in real-time!), promote sponsors & keep attendees informed with your custom branded app. The best part? Free in-app support from event planners like you!

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Sensible Cinema


Ticketing management software for movie theaters

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Sensible Cinema is an on-premise software designed to help businesses define seating capacity, show timings, and prices to sell tickets via websites and kiosks. Administrators can gain insights into ongoing sales and receive updates regarding ticket availability.

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Event ticketing, bookings and registrations platform

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TryBooking is an Australian online bookings, event ticketing and registration software solution.

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High Trek POS


Point of sale & booking software for the hospitality sector

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High Trek POS is a point of sale and booking software designed to help the leisure and hospitality businesses offering activities including trampoline parks, escape rooms, ziplines, laser tag, and more. It provides an integrated digital waiver capability, which lets administrators upload the latest waiver form, receive customers' applications via any device, and validate to assign on tickets.

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Free and easy ticketing

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TicketSource makes online ticket sales easy. Create, Promote, Sell and Manage your events all in one place - for FREE

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Cloud-based event ticketing and registration platform

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Sparxo is a cloud-based event ticketing platform, designed to help businesses manage registrations, engage customers, and process transactions via mobile and web. Organizers can embed events on the website using custom widgets and build event pages using videos, images, and audio.

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Online ticketing, registration & event marketing software

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Prekindle is an online ticketing software designed to help businesses streamline event marketing, communication management, and registration operations. It enables event organizers to design social advertisements, schedule events, conduct analytics, provide role-based access to users, and engage with customers via a unified platform.

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Bitpod Event


Event management, ticketing, conference, and event booking

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Bitpod Event is a low-code, customizable, and scalable event management platform for planning, managing, and evaluating events. Bitpod Event features include an inbuilt campaign builder, event check-in using QR codes, feedback distribution and collection, and drag & drop workflows.

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Buyers Guide


For anyone planning an event, one of the biggest challenges is managing the sale of tickets and checking-in the attendees. You have to offer/sell the tickets on your website, social media channels, and third-party event marketplaces. You have to let attendees select seats and tweak their booking. 

It’s even more challenging when you have to manage ticketing for an event that requires multiple types of passes, or a tour that features multiple shows. You can’t mix up the lists of people with premium and regular passes nor give people tickets to the wrong show. 

To address all these challenges using automation and streamline ticketing for your events, ticketing software is the best option. This guide offers all the vital details about ticketing software to help event organizers like you find the right solution for your event. 

Here’s what we'll cover in this guide:

What is ticketing software?

Ticketing software is a tool for selling tickets and checking-in event attendees. It streamlines and eases ticket sales on all platforms (i.e., websites and social media) as well as the check-in experience. It also helps event organizers like you avoid situations such as struggling to accept last-minute payments, disburse refunds or cancellation fees, or search guest names. 

Most ticketing solutions typically offer the following three capabilities:

Managing multiple points of sale: Sell tickets on multiple portals, both online and offline, at different prices and with discounts. Offer a digital representation of the venue on a website/app to let customers select seats. Also, facilitate multiple modes of payment such as credit/debit cards, digital wallets, and foreign currencies. 

Creating customer experience: Send tickets to customers via email and/or SMS automatically after payment. Personalize customer communication based on the type of ticket purchased or the show. Also, automate sending email and/or SMS reminders a few days before the event. 

Reporting on sales and customer response: Check ticket sales, seat availability, and cancellations on the summary dashboard. Some solutions offer advanced features that let you run email marketing campaigns and analyze customer responses without having to specially integrate an email marketing solution. 

What are the deployment options for ticketing software?

There are two deployment options for ticketing software. Here are the details of these options:

Cloud-based deployment: In this option, the vendor takes charge of hosting and maintaining the software. You can access the tool from a web browser or mobile app. These solutions are usually priced on a per user and/or per month basis. The vendor’s pricing plans offer varying features, from basic to advanced, which you can choose as per your budget and needs.

On-premise deployment: This option requires hosting the software on your own servers and maintaining it. On-premise solutions tend to offer greater flexibility of customization. However, you need to pay an upfront fee to purchase and install the software and its related hardware. Vendors usually sell the software as a licence, and you may have to pay extra for upgrades. recommends cloud-based deployment for small and midsize businesses. This option saves you the effort and costs of hosting and maintaining the software. Most cloud solutions come in a ready-to-use package and don’t have upfront costs. These also offer buyers the flexibility to change their pricing plan when needed to upscale—or downscale—operations. 

Key question to ask your vendor: What would be the product’s total cost of ownership (TCO), after considering implementation, data migration, training, and additional equipment requirements?

What are some common features of ticketing software?

With different solutions on the market offering various features and plans, it can be overwhelming to figure out what you really need. To help you out, we’ve listed some essential features to look for in a ticketing solution:

Event setup: Lets you create a page for your event with all the details such as time, venue, and number of shows. Customize the page as per your brand by adding your logo and colors.

Example of creating event page

Dashboard to create event page in Eventzilla

Registration: Allows attendees to register for your events from multiple channels such as your website, mobile app, social media networks, and third-party event marketplaces. Facilitate flow-based registration for events with multiple parallel shows or allow multi-event registration.

Example of ticket types

Ticket types and prices in EventBrite

Self-service portal: Allows attendees to create accounts and buy tickets from a platform. Let them update or modify bookings, or cancel and get a refund, without calling the support team.

Example of self service portal

Self-service portal in Eventzilla

Interactive seating: Allows attendees to select their seats when buying tickets. You can also create your own custom floor plans and seating charts to assign attendees their seats.

Example of seating selection

Seating selection in PurplePass

Payment gateway: Accepts payments from multiple sources such as credit cards, debit cards, Paypal, and digital wallets. For international events, you can also accept payments in multiple currencies and automatically add the processing and/or conversion fees.

Example of payment options

Payment options in TicketSource

Reporting: Provides detailed reports about the registrations and tickets sold. You can customize these reports or use analytics to gain insights from sales, visits, and referrals.

Example of dashboad view

Dashboard view in EventBank

Check-in: Uses barcode/ticket scanning on mobile phones and other scanning devices to check-in attendees once they reach the event venue.

Example of check in

TicketSpice alerts for duplicate or fraudulent tickets at check-ins 

Widgets: Lets you embed a prewritten code on your website to create a widget. Generate the code in the software, copy it, and add it to an existing or new page on your website, so that you can start selling tickets on the page.

Example of widget

The ticket widget in PurplePass

Key question to ask your vendor: Does your product meet all the needs on my checklist, or would I need to buy and/or integrate with other solutions for tasks such as scanning tickets, receiving payments, and sending emails to attendees? 

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*Note: The applications selected in this article are examples to show a feature in context, and are not intended as endorsements or recommendations, obtained from sources believed to be reliable at the time of publication.