There's an App for That: 21 Cool Apps Event Planners Should Be Using

August 25, 2022 Desiree Homer

We’ve shared best app lists before. But because innovations don’t stop and the events industry is ever evolving, there are always new and other apps you as a New York event planner should consider using. If you’re on the hunt for better scheduling apps, new task-management apps, and cool note taking apps, keep reading. These event apps represent those event planners rely on the most for running a tight ship and delivering top-notch conference and event experiences.

Scheduling Apps You’ll Love

New York event planners are scheduling masters. Your superpower is coordinating the schedules of many to bring together one incredible experience. So, naturally, you’ll always be looking for cool and easy-to-use apps that help make that scheduling process seamless. If you’ve already found a favorite app, stick with what works for you. But if you’re open to new ideas, these apps tend to make the event planning industry’s top few to use. They’ll each have unique features and extras to try, and those event planners who are already tapping into these love them.

  • Google Calendar
  • Moleskine Timepage
  • Eventbrite
  • Localist

Task Management Apps You’ll Love

To-do lists can get lengthy and complex, depending on the nature of the event you’re planning. And there are plenty of event apps out there designed to organize, streamline, and customize these task management steps in your process. Check out these few, from Android, Apple, and Web-based platforms, to find improvements that can help you.

  • Google Keep
  • Microsoft To-Do
  • Trello
  • Asana

Note Taking Apps You’ll Love

Client meetings, vendor meetings, and staff meetings all require savvy note taking. Missing just one important detail can result in an event planning catastrophe. Consider adding one or more of these apps to your note taking habits, and never miss a nugget of insight across all your required meetings and conversations. 

  • Evernote
  • Bear
  • Scanner-Pro
  • 24me

Collaboration Apps You’ll Love

Another unique skill you’ve perfected over the years is the ability to share and collaborate with others. As a New York event planner, every conference or celebration will require collaboration with entire teams of people. So, when there are apps that make connecting with others easy and effortless, you’ll definitely want to explore them. Here are a few that usually top the favorites list of event professionals.

  • Notion
  • Miro
  • Boomset
  • Top Table Planner
  • Bizzabo

Creativity Apps You’ll Love

While some of your most creative ideas come to you naturally, there will be some events on your agenda that might require some creative and inspirational assistance. Check out these cool resources and event apps to bring all the best ideas to your fingertips when you need them.

  • Visme
  • Canva
  • Pinterest
  • Paste

From mind maps to calendars, communication platforms, and creatives, there are a host of event apps you can be sampling to improve your event experiences and processes. Check out some of these if you’re looking for an upgrade. And now is a great time to get your tickets to The Event Planner Expo 2022 this October! You can get in the room with thousands of event and hospitality professionals and gain all kinds of insights your business needs!

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