You’re probably here because you’re an event manager who is tired of organizing events on spreadsheets or sticky notes (a legit nightmare) and you need recommendations on the best software you can use to make things smoother.

You came to the right place.

There are a lot of event management software out there and settling on one can be annoying work (because no one really likes to go through the trial and error process) but don’t worry. We’ve compiled 10 of the best and listed out their features and prices so you can decide which one suits you best.


1) Planning Pod:

Features include:

  • Create schedules, budgets, to-do lists, floor plans and seating charts.
  • Manage invoices, proposals, e-signatures, leads, and contracts
  • Share files (images), messages, calendars
  • Keep track of attendees and registrations (paid or free)
  • Build your own custom event websites, promote your events and contact attendees.

It costs roughly N7000 per month.


2) EventCollab:

Features include:

  • Save to-dos and events as templates.
  • Use circles to control who sees what with easy permissions.
  • Share documents of any file type (e.g. budgets, images etc.)
  • Supervise all areas of your event from resources to scheduling

It costs N7200 per month.


3) Scoro:

Features include:

  • File sharing
  • Expenses and budgets
  • Advanced reporting
  • Billing and invoicing
  • Team collaboration
  • Time tracking and billing for time
  • Meeting scheduling
  • Task and project management

It costs roughly N8000 per month.


4) Event Brite:

Features include:

  • Emails and invitations.
  • Online RSVP management
  • Real charts and data
  • Customizable online page
  • Social promotion and tools
  • The ability to have your event be found easily by adding it to the Event Brite directory

Event Brite doesn’t charge for free events but collects a service fee for every ticket sold during paid ones.


5) Eventzilla:

Features include:

  • Guest list management
  • Attendee management
  • Conventions
  • Client/customer management
  • Surveys and feedback
  • Ticketing
  • Meetings
  • Lead retrievals

Eventzilla requires no subscription fee but collects a service fee of $1 (N360) per attendee.


6) Azavista:

Features include:

  • Task and project management
  • Registration and participation management
  • Program and session management
  • Event request workflow
  • Onsite check-in and badge printing

The price is given out only on request.


7) EMS:

Features include:

  • Generate invoices
  • Invite attendees
  • Create reservations
  • Create utilization reports
  • Track resource usage
  • Assign details (photos, floor maps, photos) and resources to each space.

The pricing for EMS is available on request.



Features include:

  • Dynamic seating charts
  • Event reports
  • Guest check-in
  • Custom online invitations
  • CRM integrations

Can be paid per event or a monthly fee of N60,800.



Features include:

  • Project management
  • Event registration
  • Budgeting
  • Event website
  • Marketing and emailing

Pricing is available on request.


10) Function Tracker:

Features include:

  • Event registration and ticketing
  • Menu manager
  • Contracts and invoices
  • Event costings
  • Booking calendar

It costs roughly N22,000 per month.


In case you’re having second thoughts for whatever reason (*cough* money), remember that organizing events on spreadsheets and such will eventually lead to problems (details being missed, information not being delivered to team members etc). Get you an event management software and make your life easier.

You didn’t come to this world to suffer.


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