How do I import guests as VIPs?

A crucial part of list management — especially for on-site check-in — is being able to identify which attendees are VIPs.

If you know who your VIPs are at the time of uploading your guest list, you're actually able to mark them as such in your spreadsheet, using a few different methods:

1. Create a column in your spreadsheet named VIP and in each row, insert "yes" or "no".

2. In the spreadsheet's Lists column, create a row called "VIP".

3. You can assign someone a VIP tag (upon import) using the tags spreadsheet column. They would then be identifiable by the VIP tag for any event.

Creating a Spreadsheet for Import

1. Prepare your guest list import sheet with standard columns (first name, last name, email, etc.) and be sure to include one column for VIP. 

2. Fill the row within the VIP column with a simple "Yes" — leave the row blank for non-VIPs.

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3. Now that you have you've prepped your list, jump into your Guest List tab and select Add Guests.

4. Click the upload Upload CSV option, then make sure all of your columns are mapped correctly.

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5. After you've selected a Guest Status for your import, click Finish & Add Guests. Wait for your CSV to import, and then refresh the Guests page. Congratulations! You've added these guests to your VIP List.

 

More Options for Importing a VIP Guest List:

1. Prepare your guest list import sheet with standard columns (first name, last name, email, etc.) and be sure to include one column for lists.

2. Under the lists column, add VIP in each row.

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3. Jump into your Guest List tab and select Add Guests.

4. Click the Upload CSV option, then make sure all of your columns are mapped correctly. Make sure to map the List column to VIP!

5. After you've selected a Guest Status for your import, simply Save, Exit & refresh. This will successfully add these guests to your VIP List.

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To assign someone a VIP tag (upon import):

You will do this using the tags in the Event Level Guest List. They would then be identifiable by the VIP tag for any event, not just this one.

1. In your Guest List, click on the name of the attendee you'd like to make a VIP.

2. Once their name comes up, scroll down to the VIP section.

3. Add "VIP".

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