4 Entry Management Tips for Conferences & Tradeshows

4 Entry Management Tips for Conferences & Tradeshows

You’ve organized, strategized and publicized your event for months. Your staff and volunteers are trained and ready to go as your attendees begin arriving. It’s time to open the doors to the conference you’ve worked so haEntry Management Tipsrd to create.

This is the make-or-break time for your months of event planning. A long line to at the entrance or a registration snafu can quickly turn your best of intentions into a buzzkill. Even a small glitch could be broadcast at lightning speed on Twitter or Facebook, tarnishing your organization’s reputation. After all, if your attendees can’t recall their entry experience, then you’re doing something right. The lasting impression should be of all they learned at your conference or tradeshow.

In this Eventbrite Planning Guide, you’ll get expert advice and entry management tips recommended by our Field Operations and Customer Service teams on how to make a great first impression as registrants quickly enter your auditorium or conference center. We’ll provide tips that you can immediately put into action in your corporate event planning, and provide examples of conferences and tradeshows that are doing it right.

Download the full guide for tips on how to:

  • Familiarize registrants with basic rules and information
  • Train and empower your onsite staff
  • Create an entry plan to keep lines moving on the big day
  • Use technology to make entry more efficient


Laura Hibben

Laura is the Sr. Manager of Global Marketing Operations. She is responsible for overseeing Eventbrite's Marketing Technology stack, marketing automation, campaign optimization and analytics to help drive operational efficiency within our Demand Generation strategy.