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PerfectTablePlan v4.2.3 now available

PerfectTablePlan v4.2.3 is now available. It is a free upgrade for all users with a valid v4 licence. Changes include:

  • Fixing a bug that meant that non-standard seat numberings could not be read back into the Advanced Edition.
  • Various minor usability improvements.
  • Corrections to typos in the documentation.

We are making this release available to newsletter readers before we release it more generally. Please email us if you find any bugs, so that we can fix them ASAP.

Please note that installing v4.2.3 won't overwrite previous versions of PerfectTablePlan.

Free upgrades for charities

If you are a registered charity you might be able get a free upgrade to the next higher edition of PerfectTablePlan (e.g. Home to Advanced or Advanced to Professional). You just need to give PerfectTablePlan a mention on a table plan, on your website or in a newsletter. Email us for more details.

Masonic clipart

We have commissioned a talented artist to create some high-quality clipart for use by our many Masonic customers in their table plans. Please go to our free Masonic clipart page to find out more. 

Masonic clipart

The clipart is free for non-commercial use (you don't even have to be a PerfectTablePlan customer), so please forward the link to anyone that you think might be interested. Links back from websites and forums would also be appreciated.

We may create more table plan related clipart in future, e.g. for weddings, so please email us if there is anything you would particularly like to see.

PerfectTablePlan on Facebook, Twitter and RSS

We know you are probably totally bored of hearing about social media, Twitter and Facebook. We certainly are. But, for those that like that sort of thing, you can now keep up with PerfectTablePlan news via:

Facebook Facebook (don't forget to click the Facebook 'like' button!)
Twitter Twitter
RSS RSS feed

If you have no idea what we are talking about - don't worry. Just keep subscribing to this newsletter and you won't miss anything.

Silent Auction Software for Windows

Live and Silent Auction SoftwareOur good friends over at Dolphin Futures have recently released 'Live and Silent'. This is a Windows software package to help smooth the whole process of running a live or silent charity auction, including:

  • creating catalogs and bid sheets
  • managing attendees and payments
  • creating reports

You can even export your attendee list and import it into PerfectTablePlan to create a seating plan. Prices start at just $45.95. Go to the Live and Silent website to find out more.

For the next 7 days they are offering 25% off to subscribers of this newsletter. To get the discount go to this page and enter code PERFECTTABLEPLAN into the 'coupon' field.

Super Planner for iPhone

Super Planner for iPhoneWell known New York-based event planner Howard Givner has recently released his 'Super Planner' app for iPhone. This app contains several calculators that will be useful to any professional event planner on the go, including:

  • food and beverage calculators
  • A/V calculators
  • venue capacity calculators

It is priced at just $9.99 and available from the iPhone App store. Go to the Super Planner website to find out more and watch a short video.

Table planning trivia

Special Events magazine recently reported on 'the largest banquet-style dinner in the history of conventions'.

  • 17,600 guests
  • 300,000 dining utensils
  • 3.5 miles of table linen
  • 280 gallons of sauce bordelaise
  • 2.25 tons of mashed potatoes

We can only assume they didn't assign seats!

Andy Brice
Oryx Digital Ltd