The most inexpensive option, you can publish same day to one of our container apps. Primarily used for events of all types, including fairs, festivals, trade shows, conferences, shows, and more.Build App
We help you create and publish your own app that will be submitted and delivered under your own brand in the app stores. Stand-alone apps can include custom features above and beyond our platform offerings.Build App
Establish your own container like Grandstand Events, that can hold your own collection of apps under your larger brand. Some packages include unlimited apps.Build App
Hundreds of partners have built their app with Grandstand and we have become one of the fastest-growing app platforms in the world.
No matter what package you choose you can always start your app journey by choosing a template based on your industry or event type. Select your app type, your template, enter the name of your app, your email address and a password. Your starter app is automatically created in seconds and can be immediately previewed in one of our demo apps on your own device.
Using the email and password you entered in Step 1, log in to our Content Management System to refine as much or as little of your app as you would like. Customize your layout, your icons, your menu links. Start adding events, vendors, lists, etc. Batch uploading from excel helps you get from zero to app as quickly as possible. Full explanations of the steps involved are available in handy help sections in the Content Management System.
Download the Grandstand Events app to your device and use the 5-digit code to preview your app. Continue to refine your app and view updates. The app is only visible to those who access it using the specialized 5-digit code so you can continue to make changes until you are ready to move to the next step and publish it.
Once you have completed customization and previewing of your app, it is ready to publish. You can pay online within the Content Management System and have the app published immediately if you are selecting a package for inclusion in the Grandstand Events container. If you would like a stand-alone app, you will need to allow more time and apply for your own developer account with Apple and Google Play. We have the tools and support services to help you should you need it.
Let the world know about the amazing app you just built. Grandstand gives you promotional materials, including social media graphics and downloadable print collateral based on your app icon, a screenshot and a unique promotional website we create for you.Start Building
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