COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources for Event Presenters

Guide To Managing Your Events During The Pandemic

Here at Yapsody, the health and safety of our communities has always been our top priority. At this time, we can only imagine how tough circumstances may be for event presenters and their attendees around the globe during the Covid-19 pandemic.

For this reason, we want to do everything in our capacity to help you make decisions about your event, so you have one less thing to worry about.

For event presenters who are in the process of figuring out their next course of action, we’ve developed and compiled useful information you may deem important. We’re hoping this will help our event presenters make informed decisions about their current and upcoming events. If you choose to change the status of your event during this difficult time, we’re available round the clock for assistance.

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How To Use Yapsody For Creating A Virtual Event?

As an event organizer, you might be considering the virtual route for hosting online events as this would be the right time to create a virtual event.

FLAT 50% Rebate For Non-Profits & NGO’s

If you are non-profit entity selling your event tickets on Yapsody, you qualify to receive a flat 50% rebate off your monthly invoice.

5 Types Of Virtual Events To Bring People Together

As an event organizer, it’s time to take the virtual route for hosting online events through these 5 types of virtual events that will unify your audience.

Using Social Distancing To Your Advantage During COVID-19

While people practice social distancing without isolating themselves in the process of it, here’s how you can use social distancing to work in your favour.

Bringing People Together In The Midst of Social Distancing

With social distancing taking center-stage across the globe, people have tuned into the online landscape to have their fill of daily entertainment needs.

Moving Your Event Online Without Cancelling it

Through our event ticketing platform, here’s how you can move your event online quickly without cancelling it for your event attendees.

Our Commitment To Serve Event Presenters During COVID-19

Despite the uncertainty COVID-19, our event ticketing platform will be LIVE and our customer support will maintain the same level of service excellence.

Taking The Virtual Route For Hosting Your Events

If you believe in social distancing but not social isolation, we have some good news for you for taking your events online during the COVID-19 phase.

Event Organizer’s Guide To COVID-19

Here’s our event organizers guide which helps you maximize your time and energy during COVID-19

Passing On Ticketing Fees To Your Event Attendees

With Yapsody, you can pass on your ticketing fees to your event attendees and maximize your event revenue for every event that you create.

COVID-19 Event Presenter’s Guide: Strategizing For The Future

A positive approach leading the entertainment and hospitality industry is the quick adoption of using live streaming platforms to host online events, among many others. Without further ado, our event presenter’s guide will help you strategize better.

Using Our FLAT 50% Rebate To Donate To Your Communities

You can use our FLAT 50% Rebate Offer to save up on your money during this critical period and still make a difference in the lives of those communities trying to overcome this pandemic.

How To Change Your Upcoming Event To An Online Event

Virtual events are here to stay and you can make full use of it during social distancing.

COVID-19 Event Postponement & Management Tips

Instead of canceling events, you could postpone them for a future date and follow these tips to keep all your guests, sponsors, & production team updated.

Choosing The Right Platform For Live Streaming Online Events

Now that the global audience has collectively tuned into the internet for their daily entertainment needs, it’s time you took the virtual route for hosting events.

3 Ways To Make Your Event More Sustainable

Sustainable events are the need of the hour and it’s our responsibility to make a difference by adopting a sustainable approach to enjoying events.

Asking Your Event Attendees What They Want

As an event organizer, this is the best time for you to ask your event attendees what they want from you to help you plan your future events better.

How Can Non-Profits Shine During COVID-19?

Apart from front line workers and doctors, non-profits have opened up their hearts to donate to their communities in a time of need. Here’s how you can too.

Frequently Asked Questions

Many event presenters have taken the live streaming route instead of cancelling or postponing their event during the pandemic. Here’s how you can change your upcoming event into an online event:

  1. Log in to your Yapsody account and select that event from your Box Office calendar.
  2. Click on the Edit button towards the right side of the page.
  3. Go to the ‘Event Location’ dropdown menu and select ‘Web Event’.
  4. Make changes to the event title, description and/or date/time if required.
  5. Save changes

Remember, you can choose to issue new tickets or honor the preexisting tickets. If you choose to reissue tickets with the new information, here’s how you can do it.

The process of creating an online event is very similar to creating a regular event. Follow the instructions (here) to set up an event on Yapsody.

To create an online event,

  1. Click on the ‘Event Info’ tab in the Event Setup Wizard
  2. Go to the ‘Event Location’ dropdown menu and select ‘Web Event’.
  3. Add the event title, description, date & time.
  4. Save and proceed with filling the rest of your event details.
  5. Publish the event.

In case you choose to postpone your event, we highly recommend you email ticket buyers the new event date along with the reason for the change. Here’s how you can postpone your event:

  1. Go to the Box Office and select the event you wish to postpone.
  2. Click on the Edit button towards the right side of the page.
  3. Click on Event Info. Go to the ‘Performances’ tab. Upon clicking on Performances, you will find all Performance/s scheduled for the event, simply click on the one you want to postpone.
  4. A pop-up called “Edit Performance” will appear. Change the start & end date & time.
  5. Save changes.

Remember, you can choose to issue new tickets or honor the preexisting tickets. If you choose to reissue tickets with the new date, here’s how you can do it.

In case you choose to cancel your event, we highly recommend notify ticket buyers about the cancellation via email, along with the reason behind it. Here’s how you can cancel your event:

  1. Go to the Box Office and select the event you wish to cancel.
  2. Click on the Edit button towards the right side of the page.
  3. Click on Event Info. Go to the ‘Performances’ tab. Upon clicking on Performances, you will find all Performance/s scheduled for the event, simply click on the one you want to cancel.
  4. Now click on the Status button and select Un-Publish or Cancel in the Dropdown menu.
  5. Once selected, your event is cancelled/unpublished.

If you have paid ticketing fees to Yapsody and eventually decided to cancel your event, we will refund you 100% of our ticketing fees for the tickets which you have refunded to your customer. A refund would take up to 5 business days to process from our end.