The following are the key components around which your everyday usage of GEVME will revolve. More information about each component is available in their respective separate articles.
Invitees are the people whom you plan to invite to your event. It’s the starting point where you build your contact list of people to invite for your event.
In GEVME, every time an attendee registers for an event, he/she is issued a ticket by the system. This means that every event created has at least 1 type of ticket created by default (there can be no event without any ticket setup). On top of that, as the organizer, you can create additional tickets if you want to categorize or segregate your attendees, e.g. you could have a Regular Ticket priced at $100 and a VIP Ticket priced at $400. In the illustration below, Jim chose to buy the VIP ticket.
Contacts is the central repository where the core data from your participants across all your events are collected and stored. Think of it as your central contacts/address book. When participants register for your events, their core data are pushed to and compiled under your Contacts (or if an attendee is already a contact, their data will be updated there). The email address is the field which is used to match and sync your attendees to your contacts.
To learn more about how data syncs and flows among invitees, attendees, buyers and contacts, see the article Collections in GEVME.