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Event Planning

Online Services

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.

Online RSVP's

  • 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.

Seating Chart

  • 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.

Email Blast

  • 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.