What Does ShowBiz Do?

Designed with single users and small teams in mind, ShowBiz brings together powerful show management features in one beautiful, easy-to-operate site. You can manage all your contacts, entries, schedules, stands, in fact, all your show information in one well-organised system, helping you get more done more quickly.

ShowBiz has been built to work with your web site too. It’s straightforward to sell show tickets, manage memberships and bookings online, and you can publish your results and schedule to your site at the touch of a button.

Features To Help Your Show Run Smoothly

Import Your Existing Data
  • Import Your Existing Data

  • Import your existing spreadsheets and data to get you off to a flying start. Built on 20 years' of show management experience, ShowBiz is simple to learn, enabling you to get to work quickly.

Great Support
  • Great Support

  • ShowBiz is backed up by our team of friendly, knowledgeable people who understand the running an agricultural show and will help you make the most of ShowBiz's great features.

Work From Anywhere
  • Work From Anywhere

  • As ShowBiz is web-based, you can use it from any device with a modern web browser, providing you with the flexibility to work where and when you want.

Organise All Your Contacts
  • Organise All Your Contacts

  • Manage all your contacts and communicate easily with targeted mail and email merges. Add notes and track key actions performed against a contact, such as chasing payments.

Integrates With Your Website
  • Integrates With Your Website

  • Showbiz enables exhibitors to reserve, purchase and manage trade stands online, visitors to purchase tickets and renew memberships via the web. Competitors can enter online, enabling you to produce up-to-date schedules instantly and post the results to your website quickly.

Simplify Your Finances
  • Simplify Your Finances

  • Reduce administration by posting your show finances directly into your accounts software. ShowBiz will manage sales, bookings and renewals, both online and via post, helping to avoid errors caused by transferring data between systems.

Benefits Of Managing Your Agricultural Show Online

Save Time – By enabling many tasks to be done online by your members, exhibitors, competitors, and visitors, ShowBiz can save you time, improve information flow and help you get more done.

Work Anywhere – Managing your show with ShowBiz is simple and, thanks to its web-based platform, you can use it from any device with a modern web browser, providing you with the flexibility to work where and when you want.

Keep Up To Date – Whether on your own or in a team, you benefit from the latest software updates and automatic, secure back-ups as you work. You’ll always be working on the latest data which reduces errors and saves time.

 

ShowBiz Structure

Packages
  • Packages

  • ShowBiz comes in three packages:

    Starter is our entry level package with Schedule and Entries modules allowing even the smallest show to benefit from online entries.
    Society adds Contacts, Membership and Accounts modules to transform the way you communicate with the people who matter.
    Show package extends this further with Tradestands, Sponsorships and Ticket modules to provide a complete agricultural show solution.

    Each package consists of a number of the below modules ...

Schedule
  • Schedule

  • Your prize schedule is at the heart of your show and the ShowBiz Schedule module allows you to create and configure it in just the way you want. It uses an intuitive Header, Section, Class structure to manage entries, then offers flexible numbering and formatting features to enable precise Catalogue production.

Entries
  • Entries

  • Save time, keep up to date and reduce paperwork by collecting your competition entries online. Just provide a link from your web site and exhibitors can submit and pay for entries directly. Entries works with all the other modules to allow customers to purchase a ‘basket’ of show items.

Contacts
  • Contacts

  • Our powerful Contacts module manages all the past, present and future people involved in your show. ShowBiz allows you to quickly find and work with contacts to progress their show orders and enquiries. Email to one or many with ease and export contacts to Excel for reports.

Membership
  • Membership

  • ShowBiz manages your whole membership process to provide them with outstanding customer service. Save time and reduce paperwork by allowing members to manage their own details then purchase memberships and other items online using a mobile phone or other device.

Finance
  • Finance

  • Stay in control of your accounts with detailed reports of customer orders, invoices and receipts. The ShowBiz Finance module can be integrated with existing accounting software, and used to generate invoices via Sage or payments to creditors via BACs.

Tradestands
  • Tradestands

  • Contact current and potential standholders quickly and manage their tradestands easily either directly or online. Save time by using the ShowBiz template features to quickly transfer previous stand holders to a new show along with their mailing and stand information.

Sponsorship
  • Sponsorship

  • Take complete control of your sponsor and donor opportunities. The ShowBiz Sponsor module allows you to set sponsorship targets against schedule or other items, generate detailed reports on sales progress then invoice and post sponsor transactions directly to your accounts.

Tickets
  • Tickets

  • Manage high volumes of visitor data with ease now that ShowBiz directly imports your E-ticket data. Our dedicated Ticketing module allows you to target and market to your visitors directly to maximise this invaluable resource. Allow visitors to manage their details and buy tickets online too.

What Our Customers Say About Our Software

“Showbiz makes show organising so much more timely and efficient!”

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  • Ruth Trolove

  • East of England Agricultural Society
  • Agricultural Administrator

Linking the schedule and catalogue features with online entries enables us to produce professional documents and process entries quickly and efficiently.

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  • Lucy Hegarty

  • Kent County Show
  • Show Manager

“We had literally battled with our former database system for many years. With ShowBiz, the Society is managing its data in a very efficient and effective way.”

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  • Nigel Evans

  • Cheshire Agricultural Society