How to create activities with restrictions and choice blocks?

Define the restrictions between different activities, regardless of day and time, in a way that your attendees will only be able to attend to one at a time or to multiple activities at the same time, depending on your event’s needs.

Schedule Lock

If none of your activities allow the attendees to customize their agendas, you can enable the Schedule lock. When this tool is active the attendees won’t be able to choose which activities they want/don’t want to attend. To enable it, go to Settings > Tools, then under the section Block you will see the option Schedule lock.

Enrollment lock

This feature is available within each activity, so if some of your activities do not allow your attendees to customize their agendas, you can enable the Enrollment lock for each one of them.

To enable it, go to Agenda > Activities, select the desired activity and in the details tab search for the option Enrollment lock.

How do I know the lock is working?

When accessing My Agenda area, the attendees will see a message if they try to unpin/unenroll the activities the admin previously enrolled them, if the Schedule Lock or the Enrollment lock are enabled.

Concurrent Schedule

If you have simultaneous activities at the same event and you want your attendees to be able to enroll in only one of them, you can enable this feature. You can also disable it if you want your attendees to enroll in all activities. To enable this feature go to Settings > Tools, then under the section Extra you will see Concurrent Schedule.

Chains

Activity chains allow you to connect some activities with each other so that a person cannot sign up for one if they are registered for another, even if they are at a different time or on a different day.

This feature is useful when you have a limited number of activities in your event, or when an activity is repeated several times during your event, as it can give an opportunity for more people to participate in them.

Below you will find out how to create chains.

If you want to learn the basics of setting up a calendar within the platform, take a look at this other article: Agenda Management.

  1. In Agenda > Activities, select the activity on the left in which you want to add a chain and go to the Chains tab. Then, click Edit to make changes to this section and press Create chain. This will create a chain with the name of this activity, and it will appear just below the dropdown.

  1. To connect a chain to another activity, just select the activity and in the Chains tab, you'll see a drop-down bar. You should select the chain you have created and click on Add chain. To save, click End. Note that by adding your chain, it will appear like the image shown below.

How do I know if the chain is working?

When accessing My Agenda area, attendees will notice that if they try to pin more than one activity in the chain, others will automatically be displayed as Not available.

How does the chain appear in the App?

When participants access the Agenda area, after signing up for an activity the others will appear with the information Not available.

How do I delete a chain?

To delete a chain, go to Agenda > Activities, choose the desired activity, then click Edit, then in the Chains tab simply click on the orange trash can icon. After that click End to finish.

How can attendees register for an activity in the app?

Attendees can register themselves for activities by pressing the Pin button on the event calendar.

Can I have more than one restriction?

Yes, you can have as many restrictions as you need.

Click here and learn how to enroll attendees in activities.

Click here and learn how to create schedules for different audiences within the same event.


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