Increase engagement of in-person events and hybrid challenges with Finisher Certificates and Virtual Bibs on sodisp.com

June 23, 2021

Sodisp is the most complete and engaging platform to host hybrid events and challenges. The only platform with Strava, Garmin, and Polar auto-sync. Start your hybrid event or challenge today on sodisp.com!

Two new, much requested, features have been released on the sodisp.com challenge platform. Virtual Bibs and Finisher Certificates add two more great pieces of shareable content to further improve user engagement during each challenge. Both features are also available for in-person events.

The Virtual Bib is emailed to each participant at the start of the challenge to print and share with friends and family.
Finisher Certificates are a new and great way to congratulate participants on their result. The certificates are fully customizable to feature sponsor and event logos and match the event branding.

Customizable design to improve sponsor value

Both the Virtual Bib and Finisher Certificate can be fully customized with event and sponsor logos, fonts, custom fields, and colors to create unique design to fit the event experience.

All events hosted on sodisp come packed with a range of fully customizable social engagement features to keep participants engaged from start to finish. Results and leaderboardsare fully customizable to match the event branding and canshow the avatar and selfies of the user and allow liking, commenting and easy sharing. These will now also include the finisher certificates.
A range of customizable email triggers allow you to send personalized messages to participants during their journey. This keeps them motivated from the start with their virtual bib until they make it to the virtual finish line and receive their finisher certificate!

Available for in-person events as well

As more and more events are able to go back to in-person events, it’s vitalto support both in-person and do-anywhere events on the same platform. This not only offers best-in-class experience to all participants but also increases sponsor opportunities by increasing the reach and relevancy of your event.

Both Virtual Bibs and Finisher Certificates are available for both in-person events and hybrid challenges and are neatly integrated in the social results on the sodisp platform. This allows all your participants to enjoy receiving their virtual bib and finisher certificate, regardless of whether they participated in the in-person or the do-anywhere version of your event.

Auto-sync with all major fitness brands for the best possible experience

Using our unique Garmin, Strava, Fitbit, Polar, Suunto, and COROS integrations owners of these devices can automatically sync their activities the moment they save an activity on their app/watch! We will take their activity and connect it with the challenges they participate in.

We also support manual entry and the upload of gpx files to allow everyone to join the challenge. We automatically validate each activity based on the selected activity type to keep leaderboards clean.

Host your virtual or hybrid event on sodisp for the ultimate experience

Hosting a virtual challenge on sodisp is easy; using our powerful self-service tools help you can go live within a day! Non-profits and smaller events can host their first challenge for free. Do you have a larger event or questions about a white-label or tailor-made solution? Contact us to discuss pricing and possibilities.

Contact us (or request a demo) at hello@sodisp.com to learn how we can support you with your hybrid or virtual event.

About sodisp:

The name sodisp is short for social distancing sports. sodisp.com was launched in May of 2020 by the founder of the largest running app in The Netherlands with over 10 years of experience in the endurance sports industry. sodisp.com is the most engaging challenge platform available on the market. Feel free to contact us at hello@sodisp.com.