Mississauga, Canada, October 30, 2015 (Newswire.com) - Event Caddy, an innovative software solution for golf tournament management, has partnered with Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) to help power their golf fundraising innovation team.
"Fundraising through golf tournaments helps raise over 20 million dollars annually for Children’s Miracle Network. Our innovation team has recognized that golf tournaments could be doing significantly more with the right tools and guidance,” said Ben Parker, VP, Cause Innovation at Children's Miracle Network. “We needed a way to improve the efficiency of tournament organizers, while also providing us access to data to analyze and provide guidance to events with missed opportunities.”
"Fundraising through golf tournaments helps raise over 20 million dollars annually for Children's Miracle Network. Our innovation team has recognized that golf tournaments could be doing significantly more with the right tools and guidance. We needed a way to improve the efficiency of tournament organizers, while also providing us access to data to analyze and provide guidance to events with missed opportunities."
Ben Parker, VP of Children's Miracle Network
The partnership between Event Caddy and CMN has resulted in the creation of Golf Navigator, a web-based portal filled with resources, guides, and a complete tournament management software solution that supports events of any size.
“It’s great to work with such a large non-profit organization who is so instrumental in raising funds and awareness for local children’s hospitals,” said Bryan Gooderham, Managing Director at Event Caddy. “We created Event Caddy to save golf tournament organizers hours of tedious work and we are more than thrilled that CMN has chosen Event Caddy, not only for our innovative event management software but also our industry expertise.”
“We’ve customized a white-label version of our event management software specifically for CMN. It has unique features, reporting, and project management features to help them guide and optimize tournaments in their network,” said Gooderham.
Some of the analytics CMN’s innovation team will be able to view include:
Total volume of players
Fundraising progress and goals
Event planning progress
Some of the features tournament organizers can access:
Easy to build, drag and drop, tournament website
Access to discount apparel and signage
Library of resources, guides and tutorials
One-on-one consulting with PGA professionals and experienced organizers
Event Management tools include player management, online registration and more.
About Children’s Miracle Network (CMN)
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity's Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the non-profit's mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why children's hospitals need community support, identify your member hospital and learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are at CMNHospitals.org and CMNHospitals.ca.
About Event Caddy
Event Caddy is a web-based golf tournament management tool that offers tournament organizers state-of-the-art technology to engage with participants. It streamlines the process of planning a golf tournament by coordinating logistic needs of the organizer, including online registration, customized tournament website, sponsorship management, and much more. Event Caddy is the only free software of its kind in North America.