Comparison of COD to other solutions

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  Conference Organizing Distribution Cvent Etouches EventBrite RegOnline WP plugin
Type of solution Needs hosting SaaS SaaS Hosted Hosted Needs hosting
Features/benefits overview List of COD benefits Cvent Event Management Features Etouches Pro and Quad features Eventbrite features RegOnline Features WP Conference Schedule screenshots
Service fee for paid events; transaction processing fee No service fee (free and open source), transaction is only what your payment gateway charges Unknown $2.50-$4.50 per registrant plus $500 set up fee $1 per registrant, plus $99 to have your own site $3.95 per registrant plus 4.95% processing fee None (free and open source)
Integration or complete site solution Both Complete Complete Integration Both Integration
User-submitted session proposals Session submission workflow supporting attendee voting, organizer moderation, contact and schedule confirmation tools, all integrated into a configurable session schedule Yes Yes No No Yes
Online networking for attendees Searchable attendee listing, forums, and individual contact forms. Expandable with the range of social networking add-on modules available for Drupal No Pro version comes with networking No, list of attendees only Yes No, requires additional WP plugins
Customizable interface Fully customizable to look like your design or use one of thousands of existing Drupal themes. Basic Yes Basic Yes Yes, using WordPress themes
Customizable and extensible functionality Fully customizable using existing Drupal modules or custom modules Yes, limited to their offerings Pro version offers more functionality at additional cost No Yes, limited to their offerings Yes, can integrate other WordPress plugins
Drupal API integration module Etouches API module Regonline API module