offers over 35 proprietary event planning and communication tools, most of which you will not find anywhere else, including:
- Sophisticated online registration, ticketing and RSVP capability.
- Online donation and recurring donation ability.
- We don't take a percentage of your proceeds for any service (ticketing, donations, etc.).
- Detailed event calendar for planning and scheduling events.
- Comprehensive online, silent and live auction packages.
- Easy to use software for seating charts, check-in sheets and nametag printing.
We go the extra mile to ensure that your awareness building and fundraising efforts are maximized. We'll help your nonprofit get noticed:
- Photojournalist coverage of events with photos posted to our website so your donors and prospects can view, purchase, email or add photos to Facebook.
- Ability to create email blasts and personalized newsletters .
- Database management system that allows you easy access to your information.
- Exposure on the Blacktie website that averages over 300K visitors monthly.
Take Blacktie for a Test Dance
We think that when you see our online suite of services, you'll notice what a difference we can make for your organization.
- Explore Blacktie suite of services with an expert to guide you.
- See demonstration of key features that will make your life easier.
- Learn how you can enhance your event planning and execution.
To learn more about Blacktie Webinars and schedule dates, click on the "Webinar Navigation Bar" on the "I'm a Nonprofit Organization" page.
- Add OFFLINE ticket purchases to create one central database of ALL attendees.
- Supports up to 15 different ticket levels.
- Pay by credit card or electronic check.
- Customize the receipt for online purchasers (logo, instructions, etc.).
- Cap specific ticket levels (VIP) or total amount of tickets available.
- Ask meal choices (beef, fish, vegetarian) or 15 other questions.
- Print nametags on different Avery labels.
- Automatically print check-in sheet.
- Assign bid numbers for auction.
- Blacktie is the only company to allow you to move from offline to online auctions.
- Take bids online and maximize your revenue (taking a bid from someone who can't be there the night of your event).
- Create master list of all items in an Excel spreadsheet.
- Allow multiple people to enter items simultaneously.
- Create the auction catalogue.
- Print "thank you" letters to donors and winning bidders; will also print your bid sheets automatically.
- Set minimum bid and incremental raise amounts. Expedite checkout the night of the event (internet access required) by entering in bid #, item # and $ amount, automatically creates invoices and charges credit cards; creates a report of which items were paid for by cash, check and credit card, which items had no bids, and which items weren't paid for.
- Names from Blacktie RSVP area are automatically inserted into your seating chart area, no data re-entry.
- Sponsor tables are automatically created.
- "Sit With" Information displayed.
- Print all tables to see where people are sitting.
- Create master lists by last name, table name, table number or company.
- Completely revamped. Our new blast allows you to track how many people actually opened your email.
- Allows you to create electronic internet newsletters with pictures, logos and hyperlinks. No html programming skills are required!
- Blacktie software keeps you off of Spam lists. We send your email, in groups every five minutes regardless of how large it is. We also track your bounce-backs for you.