vFairs Monthly Product Updates: November 2023

Get ready to experience a November packed with exciting enhancements for your events! This month, we’re unveiling a powerful arsenal of feature additions and customizations designed to take your event management skills to new heights. The new enhancements include better visual appeal by either adding backgrounds of your choice in the app or showcasing your menu in a list or grid view, a customized badge printing option to add elements of your choice, tracking event finances, enhanced quiz & survey options, and a lot more. 

It’s time to leverage the latest technology advancements and propel your event planning journey toward unparalleled success. Join us as we push the boundaries of event mastery and create experiences that truly exceed expectations!

Mobile App Updates

Badge Customization Made Simple 

Event administrators can now wield greater control over badge customization with the latest feature update to the Badge Printing App. This powerful enhancement empowers users to tailor badges to their specific needs and preferences, ensuring a seamless and personalized experience for attendees.

Key Features:

  1. Tailored Field Selection: Admins can select the precise fields to be displayed on badges, eliminating clutter and highlighting only the most relevant information.
  2. Font Size Adjustment: Achieve optimal font visibility and balance by adjusting the size of any field, ensuring clear and readable badge content.
  3. Flexible Field Positioning:  Drag and drop elements into your badge and adjust their position to create your perfectly designed badge.
  4. Center Alignment Toggle: With a simple toggle, admins can effortlessly center-align all fields, resulting in a uniform and aesthetically pleasing badge design.
  5. Custom Text and Field Integration: Enhance badge personalization by adding custom text or fields, catering to specific requirements and branding guidelines.
  6. Command Deletion: Remove unwanted or unnecessary elements by deleting entire commands, streamlining the badge design process.

Badge Customization

Enhance the Event Look with Canvas Color

Event organizers can now elevate their event look and feel with the Canvas Color feature, a recent addition to vFairs’ event app. This innovative feature empowers admins to modify the background color of the screen, ensuring that the projected image of the event aligns perfectly with the desired ambiance and visual theme. 

Whether you seek a vibrant and energetic backdrop or a sophisticated and elegant setting, the Canvas Color feature provides the flexibility to create the ideal visual environment for your event.

Navigate Your Event In List View

Now you can empower users to switch between the two view options in the events app home screen, catering to their individual needs and enhancing the overall user experience. While the grid view has been widely appreciated for its intuitive interface, we recognize that some users prefer a more streamlined list format. This adaptability ensures that all users can navigate the app with ease and efficiency, maximizing their event engagement and satisfaction.

Manage Group Meetings with Enhanced Attendee List

Transform the meeting scheduling process, enabling organizers to quickly connect multiple attendees for collaborative discussions and brainstorming sessions. Schedule group meetings directly from the attendee list with the introduction of the group meeting via the attendee list feature.

Key Features:

  • Seamless Group Meeting Creation: Initiate group meetings directly from the attendee list, eliminating the need for manual participant selection and group creation.
  • Convenient Meeting Scheduling: Schedule group meetings with just a few clicks, streamlining the meeting setup process and optimizing organizer efficiency.
  • Enhanced Attendee Interaction: Foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among attendees by facilitating group meetings directly from the event platform.

Provide Admin Controls to Manage the Platform

Enjoy an efficient event management experience with the Admin user type having better controls in the Admin Section. This powerful tool provides admins with comprehensive control over event operations, facilitating seamless check-in, bulk post-deletion, and user check-out.

With the enhanced Admin Section, event organizers are equipped with a powerful tool to manage their events effectively, saving time, enhancing control, and optimizing the overall event experience. 

Personalized Greetings with Custom Welcome Messages

Boost the attendee’s experience from the moment they arrive with custom welcome messages. This new feature allows you to craft personalized messages that greet attendees as soon as they check-in or get their badges printed. These messages can be tailored to the specific event, audience, or individual attendee, adding a touch of warmth and personalization to their journey.

Track Your Team Efforts for Lead Generation

Empower team leaders and managers to effectively manage and track individual lead capture efforts, ensuring comprehensive lead coverage and maximizing lead generation opportunities. Event organizers and booth admins can now effortlessly access and export leads captured by specific teammates using the enhanced lead export functionality. 

Key Features:

  • Tailored Lead Export: Selectively export leads captured by a specific teammate, providing a clear overview of their individual contributions.
  • Team Lead Oversight: Enable team leaders and managers to monitor and manage the lead capture performance of their team members.
  • Enhanced Lead Management: Facilitate efficient lead distribution and assignment among team members, optimizing lead utilization.

Upgrade Your Event Lobby with Video Player in Carousel 

Transform your event lobbies into captivating and informative spaces with the introduction of the Carousel with Video Player feature. This innovative enhancement replaces the static banner image with a dynamic carousel that showcases a sequence of images and videos, providing attendees with a visually engaging and comprehensive overview of the event.

Key Features:

  • Dynamic Visual Content: Replace the traditional static banner with a captivating carousel of images and videos, capturing attention and enhancing engagement.
  • Seamless Transitions: Enjoy smooth transitions between carousel elements, ensuring an uninterrupted and visually appealing display.
  • Informative Overview: Provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the event’s highlights, offerings, and ambiance.

Virtual Platform Updates

Track Event Finances with Budgeting Module

Take control of your event finances with the enhanced budget module, a comprehensive tool designed to streamline budget management and provide real-time financial insights. This innovative module empowers organizers to efficiently manage their event’s financial resources, ensuring that they stay on track and make informed decisions throughout the planning and execution phases.

With the enhanced Budgets module, event organizers can:

  • Optimize Resource Allocation: Make informed decisions about resource allocation, ensuring that funds are directed towards the most impactful areas.
  • Avoid Cost Overruns: Proactively monitor expenses and identify potential areas of concern, preventing financial setbacks and ensuring that the event stays within budget.
  • Demonstrate Financial Accountability: Provide clear and transparent financial reports to stakeholders, fostering trust and confidence in the event’s financial management.

Key Features:

  • Baseline Budget Establishment: Define the event’s overall budget, setting a clear benchmark for financial planning.
  • Seamless Expense Tracking: Record and categorize expenses as they occur, maintaining an accurate picture of the event’s financial status.
  • Real-time Balance Monitoring: Track the remaining budget balance effortlessly, ensuring that spending stays within the established limits.
  • Revenue-Expense Comparison: Analyze ticket sales revenue against actual expenses, gaining valuable insights into the event’s financial performance.

Bridge Language Barriers with Multilingual Speaker Information

Empower speakers of the event by providing multilingual support for speaker information – comprehensive speaker details in attendees’ preferred languages. This enhancement fosters engagement and inclusivity, ensuring that all participants can easily access and understand speaker information, regardless of their linguistic background.

Key Enhancements:

  • Speaker Registration Form: Language tabs allow speakers to seamlessly switch between languages, while localized field names and bio details in multiple languages ensure accurate and accessible information input.
  • Backend Speaker Section: A translations widget simplifies speaker profile translation and management, while language tabs and real-time updates ensure that changes reflect instantly across all languages.
  • Frontend Speaker Hub: Language-specific rendering ensures that speaker information is displayed in the user’s preferred language, providing a personalized and inclusive experience.

Enhanced Survey and Quiz Features

Elevate your event engagement and streamline feedback collection with a series of enhancements in our popular quiz and survey features.

Effortless Survey Duplication & Submissions 

Eliminate the need for repetitive manual effort and save valuable time by survey duplication option within the backend. This enhancement simplifies survey creation and allows for quick adjustments to existing surveys, ensuring that you can gather feedback efficiently and effectively.

Public surveys now allow multiple submissions, opening up a world of possibilities for broader user engagement and feedback collection. Encourage attendees to share their thoughts and opinions multiple times throughout the event, gaining insights into their evolving perspectives and preferences.

Increased Quiz Option Count

Now you can provide more flexibility in crafting engaging and comprehensive quiz questions as we’ve expanded the number of answer options in quizzes. This enhancement allows you to assess participants’ knowledge and understanding in greater detail, leading to more insightful evaluation and learning outcomes.

Expand Webinar Visibility for A Wider Audience

Event organizers can now effortlessly organize webinars into multiple groups using the enhanced multi-select webinar groups feature. This feature now extends to the new webinar UI on the web, allowing organizers to assign a webinar to multiple relevant groups, ensuring that attendees can easily find and access webinars that align with their interests.

Key Features:

  • Multi-Group Assignment: Assign a webinar to multiple groups with ease, expanding its visibility and accessibility across different audience segments.
  • Enhanced Organization: Organize webinars in a more structured and categorized manner, facilitating efficient browsing and discovery for attendees.
  • Targeted Visibility: Ensure that webinars are presented to the most relevant audience groups, maximizing engagement and attendance.

Streamline Communication for Attendees with Poster Author/Owner

Empower attendees to connect with poster presenters, fostering deeper engagement and enriching the overall event experience. Attendees can reach out to poster presenters for direct chat communication by simply clicking on their names on the poster details page. The chat window will open automatically, allowing for immediate and direct communication. This intuitive design ensures that attendees can easily connect with the individuals they seek without any hassle.



Enhance Sponsor Descriptions with Rich Text Editing

Empower sponsors to showcase their brilliance by crafting visually engaging and informative descriptions, effectively putting their brand, values, and contributions to the event. Event organizers can now showcase sponsor profiles with the introduction of rich text editing capabilities for sponsor descriptions. 

Key Features:

  • Rich Text Formatting: Utilize a variety of formatting options, including font styles, colors, headings, bullet points, and numbered lists, to create visually appealing descriptions.
  • Enhanced Readability: Structure descriptions using headings, subheadings, and bullet points to improve readability and guide readers through the content.
  • Increased Engagement: Capture attendee attention with visually appealing and informative descriptions, maximizing sponsor visibility and engagement.

Let Your Audience Create Memorable Moments with a New Photobooth

Imagine transforming your event into a vibrant hub of fun, laughter, and unforgettable moments – all with the power of the photo booth. This enhancement provides a dynamic and feature-packed space where attendees can be creative and fun. With just a few clicks, they can capture, personalize, and share their photo booth snaps, creating lasting memories that will forever be etched in their minds.

Add Multiple Handouts in Webinars

Provide your audience with a more comprehensive learning experience during your webinars. Now you can seamlessly integrate multiple handouts into your webinar presentations, catering to diverse learning styles and providing your participants with a more well-rounded educational experience. Whether it’s detailed slides, comprehensive notes, or supplementary materials, you can now easily share a variety of resources to enhance the learning process.

Payment Update

Introducing Flutterwave – Your Payment Solution for the Nigerian Marketplace

Have the convenience and flexibility to make secure payments with Flutterwave – a leading Nigerian fintech company. vFairs has integrated this secure payment gateway to cater to the Nigerian audience. Simply choose Flutterwave as your payment method during the registration process and make a payment. 

Ready to test these updates in the platform? Schedule a demo with us now!

vFairs Monthly Product Updates: November 2023

Afrah Saleem

Afrah Saleem is a Product Marketer at vFairs and has been creating content for over 9 years in multiple niches. vFairs excites her as she loves working with her first SaaS Product that makes her feel more connected to the world. When she’s not writing, she tries new recipes, makes DIY products, spends time with books, and nature, or volunteers in tech communities.

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