How a Point of Sale can Help You Make Your Events a Success.

Large public events such as festivals, or conventions are a great opportunity for event organisers to showcase what they have to offer. It is a chance to engage with customers and sell your products. That being said, these kinds of events can also be a logistical nightmare. It can be harder than it seems to keep track of all the aspects of an event if you don’t have an event POS to facilitate sales.

Traditional point of sales may work for brick-and-mortar businesses. However,  they lack the basic functionalities that are necessary in the hustle-and-bustle of an event.

Event visitors expect their food to be served at restaurant levels of satisfaction, but completed in take-away timing. There are likely to be a lot of people waiting for their orders, which can be quite complex. It is important that your event or festival is giving out the right orders in time. Accurate ordering also gives staff the opportunity to upsell, even when under pressure during busier times. Due to heavy foot traffic, businesses selling food need to offer fast service.  Events and festivals are notorious for their long queues. People would like to order their food and drinks before they miss the entertainment.

TallOrder is here to help!

It is clear that festivals and events need a Point of Sale Solution that is fast on its feet and accurate at all times. TallOrder POS is ideal for social occasions of any size. Whether you are expecting 50 attendees or 5 000, TallOrder POS can help you ensure that your event runs smoothly and remains memorable. Our Cloud-based Point of Sale can help you deliver excellent guest experiences. Event menus can vary, depending on the theme, day or even popularity of the event. Our ability to customise your menu, providing staff with only the menu items that are on offer, will result in fewer clicks. Resulting in a quick ordering process and speedy collection of the menu item.

Special event vendors often work at events or in locations that do not have access to Internet connections. TallOrder POS will keep functioning even if Internet connectivity is down or disrupted. As soon as Internet connectivity is up again, all transactions will be synced to the Cloud.

Move customers through your lines quicker. Give customers the ability to pay how they want, with TallOrder’s Sureswipe, Zapper and Snapscan mobile payment capabilities. Large events and festivals need to keep track of the high amounts of food and drinks that they are selling. Our Point of Sale Software Solution produces fast, flexible and accurate reports that will reveal sales and buying trends, which will help in your next event being even more successful.

Want your customers to get their drinks and snacks in a hurry, before they miss your event’s main event? Last but not least you can let your customers order and pay directly and remotely from their personal devices with ToGo, our integrated online ordering app. The only thing left to do is pick the order at the counter. This will result in shorter lines and ultimately, more sales.

TallOrder has a number of recognisable clients

TallOrder POS is therefore ideal for these kinds of events, such as those hosted by our clients and partners, Liquid Chefs. Liquid Chefs is a bar service company that offer a variety of amenities, such as bars, bartenders, glassware, equipment, products, ingredients, delivery and setup. The TallOrder Johannesburg team installed Point of Sale devices for two events hosted by Liquid Chefs. TallOrder is proud to be teaming up with Liquid Chefs to ensure that they continue to offer stylish and efficient bar services.

Recently, TallOrder has also partnered with Boschendal, the prestigious wine estate for their weekly Friday night market. We are also proud to be working with Hayward Safaris, who provide unique tented safari events for a number of occasions. Happy to have them both on board!

In Social Tables’ 2017 trend report, 35% of event planners stated that the arrival of event technology has made the most noticeable impact on the industry. It is clear that using a Point of Sale like TallOrder can radically change the way you host events.

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