Open Source Event Management Software

  • Fri, 11/27/2015 - 15:58 by aatif

Open Source Event Management Software

Event management is the process of managing projects such as festivals, conferences, ceremonies, formal parties, concerts, or conventions. It also consist of arranging the required equipment, renting the event space, identifying the target audience, planning the logistics, devising the event concept and coordinating the technical aspects before the start of event.

Event management software are used to manage event management projects such as academic conferences, trade exhibitions and smaller events such as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) meetings. Lets see some of the open source event management software.


ConfTool is an event management system. It is used to support the organization of academic conferences, workshops, congresses and seminars. It is available in 10 different languages. ConfTool comes with two different version VSIS ConfTool and ConfTool Pro. VSIS ConfTool is specially designed smaller events with up to 150 participants. It is an open source system and mostly used in academic organizers and non-commercial events.

ConfTool Features

Easy to use.
It can be used with all graphical browsers.
Provide access management based on user roles.
It can uploads files in different formats.
Facilitate the creation of proceedings through data export.
Online registration and time discount support.

Fusion Ticket

Fusion Ticket is an open source box office,online ticketing and event management software. It can handle many types of event such like festivals, theaters, sports, clubs, parties, education etc. It is released under the GPL3 license. It is designed in such a way that allow you to set up a venue and event choose your type of payment and then let users buy tickets.

Fusion Ticket Features

Provide support of multi-event and multi venue.
Provide customization templates of email and tickets.
Provide smart template system.
Provide integration support like paypal.
Provide support of custom seating plan.

Open Conference Systems

Open Conference Systems (OCS) is an open source solution. It is designed to manage and publishing academic conferences. It is web based tool can be installed on local server. It is comprehensive solution, it save time and energy of clerical and managerial tasks. Open conference system efficiently manage the conference proceedings, event details, record-keeping and paper submission.

OCS Features

Provide features of compose and send a call for papers.
It allow paper submitter to edit their work.
Provide integration support.
Ability to create conference web site.
It can register participants.