This functionality helps you warn your staff of a special guest's arrival.
(WARNING : you must respect phone number format +33 6 XX XX XX XX)
If you haven't imported your guest list yet:
- When importing your Excel file, add a column and name it "VIP alert" for example.
- In this column, enter the phone number of the person to warn at the arrival of your special guests.
- When matching the fields, create a new field of the type telephone.
Once your guest list is imported:
- In the tab Manage > Check-in Auto messages at the check-in Messages > Check-in messages > Create a check-in SMS.
- Name your campaign, select "Send to" and the field that you have created specifically for the alert, here "VIP altert"
- Once it is all set up, change status to "In progress" for the SMS to be sent automatically
- If your event has more than one check point, a message can be sent each time someone is check in one of them.
Create a new group of contact : Check #2 arrived, and apply it to your message.
If your participants are already imported and you haven't imported a special column with phone numbers to alert, you can also go to the tab Manage > General > Custom fields > Create a field > Name it and select telephone type.
- You need to have SMS credit
- The message will be sent only once, even if you check your participants twice at the same check-point.