Optional Event Features

Last updated on
28 April 2017

Optional Event Features are selected during installation. The descriptions below are intended to describe what each of the features provides.

Basic pages (program, hotel, etc) for COD Events

Create free-form content related to an event such as Programs, Hotel information, About pages etc.

Self-scheduled, unconference style sessions (BoFs)

Birds of a Feather sessions (or BOFs) are informal gatherings of like-minded individuals who wish to discuss a certain topic without a pre-planned agenda.

Show pages of attendees (requires registration)

Provides a listing of all registered attendees.

Displays promoted content, sessions, and news on the front page


News items for events

The ability to create news content on your site. News content can be generated as individual pages as well as collections of news content that can be placed on pages throughout your site.

Creates a News content type as well as a view that creates a News Block, Content pane, Feed, and Page for use anywhere on your site to display news and announcements.

Provides paid events options

Creates the ability to collect payment for a variety of event options.

Additional fields such as dietary needs and t-shirt size

Creates additional fields on registration page that allows users to select t-shirt size and dietary needs.

Provide a set of link fields to the user's profile for the user's Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter accounts.

Allows user profiles to include links to the user’s social media accounts.

Provide registration options to attendees


Scheduling for Sessions, BoFs, etc.

Allows for the plotting of any item that would have a date/time slot associated with it. Use this feature to plot your sessions, etc into specific dates and times as well as rooms.

Manage Moderated Sessions, Session Items, and Voting


Provide administrative (private) rankings for sessions

Allows for rankings of submitted sessions by users with permission to do so.

Sell and manage sponsorship order information


Provide Exhibitor information for Sponsors

Allows for sponsors to be assigned exhibitor booths and booth numbers.

Manage event sponsors

Create individual sponsors ....