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Calendar/Event plugin

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    We are a non-profit organization and host our own events, plus post other local organizations iCal feeds on our site.

    For our events we currently leverage a different calendar solution on our site plus Eventbrite for tickets, but the calendar plugin is aging, and posting the event information in 2 places is time consuming.

    Our basic need is to publish events, sell tickets (currently we do not charge, but could in the future) and do mobile event check-in – The later 2 items are accomplished with Eventbrite and their Organizer app today. We also need to be able to ingest other orgs ical feeds to display on our calendar.

    What plug or plugins would best accomplish our goals with the Modern Tribe offerings?

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    Hi Ryan,

    Thanks for checking out our plugins!

    First, to import from sites other than Eventbrite (like iCal feeds), you would need Event Aggregator.

    For free tickets (RSVP-style), you can use Event Tickets, our free ticketing plugin. This will also let you sell tickets via PayPal. If you would like to integrate with WooCommerce or Easy Digital Downloads to sell tickets or use QR codes to check in attendees (which you can do on mobile), then you would want to go with Event Tickets Plus. This article has some additional info on the different ways that you can check in attendees.

    If you would like to continue using Eventbrite, then you would want to go with Eventbrite Tickets. This will let you sync events to and from eventbrite.com, and it will also let you display tickets on the events on your site. However, all ticket sales will be handled through eventbrite.com.

    Since you mentioned that you are a nonprofit, I would also encourage you to check out our Nonprofit Partnership Program, which offers a free license of either Event Tickets Plus or Events Calendar Pro to approved organizations. You can apply for this program here.

    We do offer full refunds within 30 days of purchase, so if you’d like to take any of our premium add-ons for a test run, feel free to do so! Please let me know if you have any additional questions.

    Thanks,

    Jennifer

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    Do you offer a demo of any kind that we can test before actually purchasing?

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    We do have a demo site where you can see our plugins in action from the front end, but we do not have any type of demo set up where you can access the back end.

    Our refund policy lets you get a 100% refund within the 30 day window for any reason, so if you  do need to test out the backend, this is your best bet. Our knowledgebase is also a great way to review some of the features and settings without having to enter a credit card 🙂

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    Hey there! This thread has been pretty quiet for the last three weeks, so we’re going to go ahead and close it to avoid confusion with other topics. If you’re still looking for help with this, please do open a new thread, reference this one and we’d be more than happy to continue the conversation over there.

    Thanks so much!
    The Events Calendar Support Team