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How to print attendee name badges

For events like conferences and networking events, attendee name badges are a great way to personalize the attendee experience. You can generate and print attendee name badges through Eventbrite, or use options outside of Eventbrite, like eblink{ConferenceBadge.com=>https://www.eventbrite.com/spectrum/conference-badges/} and mail merges, to add further customization. From your event's Manage page, go to Manage Attendees and select "Name Badges" to get started.

TIP: Need to edit or update an attendee's information before you generate name badges? eblink{Learn how to edit attendee information=>https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articleredirect?anum=27564}.

NOTE: Be sure that your event is eblink{collecting information from each attendee=>https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articleredirect?anum=3262} so a unique badge is created based on the attendee, and not only the ticket buyer.

1. Go to your Manage page.

After eblink{logging in=>https://www.eventbrite.com/login target=_blank} and eblink{creating an event=>https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articleredirect?anum=5035}, click or tap on your event from the Manage Events page, then select Manage.

TIP: In order to use the "Name Badges" feature, you must have eblink{Adobe Flash=>http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/} and eblink{Adobe Reader=>http://get.adobe.com/reader/} installed on your computer.

2. Go to "Name Badges" (under Manage Attendees).

From the options menu, scroll to the bottom until you see the Manage Attendees section.

TIP: You must make your event live before the "Name Badges" option appears under Manage Attendees.

NOTE: If your eblink{event has multiple dates and times=>https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articleredirect?anum=3467}, you can generate name badges for attendees of all of the events in your schedule or a specific event. Just choose a date from the Individual Event Selector at the top of the Manage page to get started.

3. Select the attendees for whom you want to print badges.

You can choose: • All Unique Attendees • Specific Attendees: choose names from a list • Attendees by Ticket Type: attendees who registered for a particular ticket type

4. Sort your name badges.

Your name attendee name badges will sorted by "First Name" by default, but you can also choose to sort them by "Last Name," "Email Address," or "Company/Organization."

5. Select the Badge Style.

You can choose from a list of the available commonly used Avery badge label templates.

TIP: Go to the eblink{Avery website=>http://www.avery.com/avery/en_us/} for more information about the different label/badge styles and to order online.

6. Customize the layout of the name badge.

Choose which information should appear where on the badge. You can also change the font and alignment.

NOTE: You have to have at least one field selected to print badges.

7. Select "Generate Badges."

A PDF file will generate for you to open and print onto Avery badge labels.

TIP: Use eblink{ConferenceBadge.com=>https://www.conferencebadge.com/} to include a logo on your name badges. For more information on this name badge tool, check out our eblink{partnership page=>https://www.eventbrite.com/apps/conference-badges/} or take a look at our eblink{blog post=>http://blog.eventbrite.com/beautiful-and-simple-name-badges}.

PRO TIP: Use the "Mail Merge" feature in Microsoft Word to further customize name badges. To do so, first export an eblink{Attendee Summary=>https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articleredirect?anum=3505} report to Excel to use as your data source, and then eblink{perform a mail merge in Microsoft Word=>https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/294684}.

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