My Favorite App: Zkipster

This check-in app is one planner's go-to.

zkipsterI remember my most frantic check-in process at the start of my career — flipping through tens of printed Excel sheets, trying to locate a high-profile donor’s name. Lesson learned: A friendly and effortlessly executed check-in process is fundamental to an attendee’s experience.

Zkipster, launched in 2009, is an application that I have loved for years. With its zero-fuss design, I’ve been able to train groups of up to 20 volunteers at once less than an hour prior to “go-live.” The application was created with speed, efficiency, and simplicity in mind.

From star-studded fundraising galas to large conventions, the ease of use for Zkipster allows check-in staff to give their undivided attention to the attendee. Zkipster now has additional functionalities, such as seating charts and on-site badge printing, making it a powerful, cost-effective solution for a planner.

VICTORIA LEE Global Travel and Meetings Associate, Estée Lauder New York, New York, USA

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