Our official Myanmar travel partner, ScapeTour, has gone live!

All the best to the future endeavors of ScapeTour!

ScapeTour – Travel arrangement made easy in Myanmar!

EventNook is proud to announce that ScapeTour  – Travel Booking Site for Myanmar has launched!

Time for some background information, ScapeTour is a start-up looking to simplify the booking process for highway express bus tickets, car rental, tour packages in Myanmar. Travellers can secure their tickets early and complete the booking process in minutes with the use of ScapeTour’s simple mobile-friendly user interface. In essence, travellers book online and ScapeTour will handle the ground work.

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ScapeTour’s homepage

 

Founded by our CEO, Kyaw Lin Oo, ScapeTour also shares the same vision of keeping things simple. This can be seen with the ticketing platform ScapeTour has used for its website which is the same as EventNook’s.

As of now, ScapeTour is focusing on bus ticket bookings with a mission to make travel arrangement fast, easy and hassle-free for tourists coming to Myanmar.

Here’s an article from e27 that’s been written on ScapeTour!

http://e27.co/meet-scapetour-myanmars-new-bus-ticketing-platform-20150205/

QR code ticket scan check-in mobile app is launched

We have been empowering some of the large events with our QR code based e-ticketing and mobile app QR scanner for attendees checkin and ticket verification at the door in Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia.

EventNook's QR code onsite check in

EventNook’s QR code onsite check in at SMU Ho Rih Hwa Leadership in Asia Lecture Series

Now, we are very excited to extend this event check-in mobile app for all kind of events such as music, festival, performance, conference, corporate events, seminar, workshops, etc. with a simple and easy QR code ticket scanner to easily manage attendees check-in or verify tickets at the door. You can download the app here to try out.

We believe that this mobile tool will benefit a lot of events in Singapore and other Asia countries as more and more events are driving online ticket sales with QR / Barcode e-ticketing for admission which saves time and hassle for ticket buyers as it no longer requires collecting paper ticket issued from traditional ticketing agent or outlets (E.g., SISTIC in Singapore). It’s also FREE to use and no additional cost for our event organizers.

EventNook Ipad QR code ticket scanning application

If you would like to have a quick case study of one of the big events we’ve helped with QR code ticketing, read more here!

With our mobile check-in app, anyone can easily organize event and sell tickets online. You can use EventNook to easily manage your event from online event ticket sales to the actual event day to track attendees or verify e-ticket at the door.

With EventNook Check-in Manager, you can:
– Check in attendees quickly with mobile devices to keep the lines moving
– View what’s happening with attendance checked-in on the go

Key Features:
– Search registered attendees by name and email
– Check-in attendees from the registered list
– Check-in with QR code tickets scan using the camera on your device
– View live dashboard and check-in / attendance status

EventNook QR code ticket scanning application dashboard
To download app:


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EventNook’s New Event Venue Directory is Live!

EventNook is always looking to grow and develop ways to help the event planners and organisers community. With that, we are proud to announce that EventNook’s new event venue directory has gone live! Check it out here at http://venue.eventnook.com/ .

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The first look of the directory’s home page

Our goal is to help event planners, meeting planners and event organizers with venue sourcing job or finding a suitable venue easier while they are planning for their events or meetings. The venues are for all kind of events such as conferences, meetings, corporate functions, performances, festival, arts, wedding, workshops, seminars, training, outdoor activities, etc. and different types of venues such as hotel, auditorium, restaurant, bar, club, outdoor space, theatre, co-working office, and other unique venue spaces.

As a start, we have launched the venues in Singapore and we will be adding venues from the rest of Asia such as Thailand, Myanmar, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Philippines, China, Indonesia and Malaysia into this.

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Landing page The Arts House

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Continuation of the landing page from above

As with all of our websites, we designed this online venue directory to be crisp and clean without much clutter so that it would be easy on the eyes! We provide the basic information of each venue such as its website, contact information and address.

When event organisers find a venue that is suitable for their event, they can contact the venue owner directly for price quotations and floor plans as well as other details such as amenities.

With that, we aim to make this online venue directory a comprehensive guide for organisers to use as a reference in the coming months so stay tuned!

Oktoberfest and where to celebrate it in Singapore!

Hello everybody! It is the month of October and with that Oktoberfest looms over us. For those who do not know what Oktoberfest is, it is the world’s largest funfair that is held in Munich, Germany. The festival was first celebrated when Crown Prince Ludwig, later to become King Ludwig I, was married to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen on October 12, 1810. With its culture and festivities, it is no wonder that the Bavarian event is being celebrated all around the globe yearly. Singapore is no exception.

With the backstory out of the way, we can finally talk about the places you can go to for a good Oktoberfest experience right here in Singapore.

1. Oktoberfest Asia 2014
The closest thing you will get to the real fair in Munich. After a successful run last year, Oktoberfest Asia is back to provide Singapore with the atmosphere and experience I can expect from the Oktoberfest in Munich. With its array of authentic Bavarian beers and delicacies, a true blue Munchen band coupled with the decorations, it is like celebrating the original Oktoberfest right here in Singapore.

Oktoberfest Asia is happening 9-10 Oct from 5pm and 11 Oct 2014 from 3pm, at Marina at Keppel Bay, 2 Keppel Bay Vista, Singapore 098382. For more information and tickets, visit their website at http://www.oktoberfestasia.com/

2. Clarke Quay
If you are Singaporean, you would know that Clarke Quay is a place to go to for a party. The whole of Clarke Quay will be organising an Oktoberfest celebration of their own with Erdinger beer, mouth watering German food as well as fun and activities. Party goers would do well not to miss such an occasion. Did I mention that admission is free?

Oktoberfest 2014 at Clarke Quay is happening 10-11 Oct 2014, 7pm-11pm, at Clarke Quay Central, Fountain Square. For more information, visit their website at http://www.clarkequay.com.sg/specials/cq/oktoberfest/

3. Brotzeit
Known as the place of all things German in Singapore, Brotzeit provides you with the option of a more laid back Oktoberfest. They have their usual signature pork knuckles and sausage platters with Oktoberfest beers. There is also much fun to had with beer-related activities and a show band!

Brotzeit Oktobestfest is happening at Brotzeit Vivocity, #01-149 VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk, Singapore 098585, on 9 Oct 7pm-11pm, 10 Oct 7pm-12am, 11 Oct 1pm-12am, 12 Oct 1pm-11pm. For more information, visit their website at http://www.brotzeit.co/promotions-vivo-city.html?&fo=vivocity

4. Tamarind Hill

Prefer a quiet Oktoberfest with intimate conversations over rowdy crowds? Then Tamarind Hill fits the bill. Pig out at Chef Wanthana’s special 5 course Aporkalypse menu which also comes with free flow of Tiger Beer.

Tamarind Hill is happening at 30 Labrador Villa Road, Singapore 119189. Open Mon-Sun 12-3pm, 6.30-10.30pm. – For more information, visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TamarindHillSG

 

5. Stuttgart Blackforest Boutique S-Cafe
For parents who cannot shake their kids off for the night, fear not because there is Stuttgart Blackforest Boutique to cater to your needs. Get into the Oktoberfest mood over there with free flow beer for the adults and free flow soda for the children. Not to mention delicious German food and also a German band for lively music!

Stuttgart Beerfest is happening 2-4 Oct 2014, 6pm-10.30pm, at Stuttgart Blackforest Boutique S-Cafe, #01-01 GSM Building, 141 Middle Road, Singapore 188976. For more information, visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/sbbscafe

Special Mention: Safra Mount Faber
For a tighter knit and closed event, you can head down to Safra Mount Faber for their Octobeerfest. As it says in the name, you get to enjoy good beer and food along with the performances of local bands and activities there.

Octobeerfest at Safra Mount Faber is happening 10 & 11 Oct 2014, 7pm-11pm. For more information, visit their event page at http://www.eventnook.com/event/octobeerfest/home

Do note that these are but a handful of places celebrating Oktoberfest. For more places that celebrate Oktoberfest, you may refer to the articles below from CityNomads and TheHoneyCombers.

With this I hope all of you would enjoy a very Happy Oktoberfest this year!

Lists for places to go:
http://www.citynomads.com/reviews/restaurants/1061/5-places-to-celebrate-oktoberfest-2014-in-singapore

http://thehoneycombers.com/singapore/2014/09/26/eat-drink-oktoberfest-2014/

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[Feature Update] Enhancing HTML Editor to make publishing event site easier!

Recently, we upgraded our WYSIWYG HTML editor to make publishing event information and do visual formatting much easier with creating an online event page.

You can simply use our visual editor to change text style and color, add images, embed youtube, etc. in very simple way with mouse and click. We now also provide the simple way to upload images to the event site if you like to host the images on EventNook platform. Or you can also link your image from your own preferred image platform such as Flickr, Imgur, Facebook , Pinterest or image link from your own website.

EventNook HTML text editor

Just let us know if you have any feedbacks and we always appreciate your feedbacks!

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[Feature Update] New Custom Registration Form Fields

We’re excited to introduce you some feature enhancements we added this week. If you have been organizing events using EventNook for online event registration or selling event ticket, you may know how easy to set up the custom event registration form with the drag & drop form editor to add and customize the form controls (fields) to collect information from your event’s attendees or guests.

The existing form controls are such as Single line Textbox, Paragraph Textbox, Multiple Choice (Radio buttons), Check boxes, Dropdown and Address.

Today, we added the following new features:

  1. Country List – the dropdown list with auto populated countries
  2. Group Header – Title for the group of controls (E.g., Company Details)
  3. Add Other Option (applicable only for Multiple Choice, Checkboxes and Dropdown controls) – to allow users enter the “Other” option information which is not included in the options list of provided in the registration form.

Here are some screenshots of the new controls we added:

Country List Example

Country List

Dropdown List with Other Option Example

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Group Header Example

Group Header

Group Header

Here is how to set up your own event registration form with the fields we mentioned in the above! You can simply drag & drop fields to customize your own custom event registration form!

drag & drop form editor

Hope this will make collecting your guest information more effective! Just let us know if you have any feedback or thought?

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EventNook is Featured on The Business Times, Singapore!

We are excited to share that The Business Times featured EventNook on 28th Jun 2014 as one of the online event platforms which makes it easy for local event organizers to set up a simple, mobile friendly event registration and ticketing site in minutes, all by yourself.

Whether you are organizing a small gathering, a large conference or large music or parties events, it provides you a fast, easy and powerful tool to start your own online event registration website and event ticketing website in minutes with all the features you need for managing registration, attendees, payment collection, event promotion, etc.

With EventNook, starting an event has never been easier for small team or individual organizers as setting up the registration & ticketing website was never easy and straight forward even with an established ticketing agent like SISTIC. Our goal is to create an online event site which makes selling online tickets and managing attendees as easy as using Facebook. With EventNook mobile friendly site, your attendees can also register for an event or buy ticket on the go! A few of our trusted partners include Hub Singapore, Rise & Shine Expo, Singapore Yacht Show, MediaCorp Parenting Talk, Singapore National Productivity Conference.

Here’s a copy of the article. Have a good read! http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/lifestyle/shopping/where-man-street-can-hold-gig-20140628
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Thank you for the endless support and encouragement.
Have a good week ahead everyone!

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[Feature Update] How to end / close your online event registration in one click.

We’re excited to introduce to you EventNook’s new feature, it is a minor function which allows the event organizers to end/close the registration in one click. If you are an event organizer using EventNook for your event registration, you may have notice that an individual ticket under your event have an option to be hidden or closed for registration.

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However, if you have multiple ticket types in your event and you want to close the registration for all tickets, it may be a little bit of a hassle to update individually. You can now choose to deactivate your event registration or end the registration with just one click.

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5 ways to celebrate Fathers’ Day & more parenting events

A son’s first hero, a daughter’s first love – fathers indeed. This Sunday 15 June, let us all gather our love, gratitude and immense respect for our first hero and first love to celebrate Father’s Day 2014. While we were all busy growing up, spending more time in school, at work or with our friends, we might have forgotten the one who was silently supporting us behind our back.

Here are 5 simple things you can do for/with your Super Dad this Father’s Day.

1. Whip up a meal for him

You do not need to be Gordon Ramsey or Martin Yan in the kitchen, just prepare a simple meal or dessert that your dad love it, and I am sure it will put a smile on his face. If you have no idea where you can start from, you can start googling for recipes or meat dishes could be the recipe you are looking for! Alternatively, you can choose to bring daddy dearest out for a meal to pamper him with his favourite cuisine or gourmet.

2. Catch a show/movie CBTDCheaper by the Dozen 2, a family comedy about a dad and his 12 children

Spend some quality time with your father by watching his favourite drama or movie with him, or you can be the one picking the show. Choose something hilarious for you and your dad to unwind and bond with one another through laughter. Create happy moments with him on this day especially if you are really busy at school or at work.

3. Have a game or two

You can sit down somewhere with your dad and have a few rounds of Chinese chess or English chess with him. Alternatively, if your family enjoy doing sports you can have a few rounds of racquet or ball games with him. This is a good opportunity for you and your dad to sweat it out despite busy schedule and to keep him fit and healthy.

4. Coffee or Tea? How about a brew?

Daddy dearest might need to relax and take his mind off his workload. You can plan to take him for a stroll at a park nearby or have a drink with him! Share your daily happenings with him over a cup of coffee or tea. You can also bring him to a brewery to have a drink or two. Your dad will be elated to hear about the new guy or girl you met at the bar last week!

5. Bring him out for a spa or massage session

Who says only women deserves to be pampered? Treat your dad to a rejuvenating and relaxing spa or massage session. Allow him to take his mind off any vexing matters momentarily and recharge.

Every dad is different in their own way, and the way every dad brings their children up would differ as well. But it is undeniable that their love for their children will ever fall behind. Our Dad’s almighty love granted us enormous strength to conquer the world. This Fathers’ Day, EventNook would like to wish all the fathers out there a very Happy Father’s Day! If you are planning any form of event to celebrate this occasion, check us out at EventNook.com. You can also sign up for upcoming parenting events here , to experience parenthood to the fullest!

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Asia’s most comprehensive parenting event! – Rise & Shine Live Great Carnival 2014

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Hollywood star Liam Neeson, father of two once said “Every cliché about kids is true, they grow up so quickly, you blink and they are gone, and you have to spend the time with them now. But that’s a joy”. This June, Asia’s most comprehensive parenting event is back! Rise and Shine 2014 guarantees twice as much fun, learning and playing. Enjoy some precious family moments through cheerful activities and bonding over picnic at The Lawn. Lots of games, prizes and yummy treats have been planned just for you and your precious little ones. Experience breakfast with your family at Rise & Shine Live Great Carnival like never before! So mark your calendar for this remarkable event!

SATURDAY 14TH JUNE  2014 | THE LAWN AT MARINA BAY | 0800AM – 1230PM

If you have not heard about Rise and Shine, they are Asia’s first Children’s Health and Development Expo. Three freshly minted mothers sharing the same goals of having their own kids to live happily and grow up to be healthy and strong, with a team of core consultants put together their skills and knowledge to share and help families bond better as well as motherhood to be more smooth sailing. Rise & Shine Singapore had also organized several other events ranging from family bonding, parenthood, motherhood, children well-being to their education and enrichment.

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You can also visit: Ask the Experts for any concerns or enquire on any queries you may relate your child/children to.

EventNook is proud to be the online event registration and ticketing partner for Rise & Shine Expo. For more event registration or more events organized by Rise and Shine 2014, visit: Rise and Shine Expo 2014

 

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