Feature Updates: Location Management

For companies with more than one location, building, or office, implementing the highest rated visitor management system in The Receptionist for iPad has been made easier than ever with the rollout of our location management functionality. With The Receptionist for iPad’s location management capabilities, companies with multiple locations can manage all of their Receptionist for iPad configurations from one central …

The Receptionist for iPad named the leader in visitor management software in 3 reports by G2 Crowd

DENVER, Colo. — The Receptionist today announced that the company’s cloud-based visitor management system, The Receptionist for iPad, has been named the leader in three visitor management software categories in G2 Crowd’s Fall 2018 Report. Customers of The Receptionist who took part in G2 Crowd’s product reviews of Visitor Management Software solutions cited high satisfaction in Quality of Support, High …

Feature Updates: Visit Log Refresh

We’re excited to announce we’ve released an update to our Visit Log! Among the changes: This update is live and active in our customers’ accounts. If you have any questions, find us in our chat portal (that little orange icon in the bottom right of any of your account pages), give us a call at 888-315-5230, or email support@thereceptionist.com.

Feature Updates: Agreements Vault!

Here at The Receptionist, we love it when we can take feedback from our clients regarding feature requests and enhancements and turn them into reality. We’re thrilled to announce the release of a feature our customers have been asking for: An Agreements Vault. This enhancement makes it possible for our clients to view in one place all of the signed …

Feature Updates: Multiple Languages Display Now in Beta!

We are excited to announce that we have launched the ability to allow visitors to choose between different languages when they begin their check-in process using The Receptionist for iPad. With this multilingual feature enabled, a button will appear on the welcome screen that will give visitors the option to select between different languages that administrators choose to display.  This …

A Look Back at 2017

With 2017 officially behind us, we here at The Receptionist want to take a moment to reflect on what turned out to be our best year ever as a company. We grew at an incredible pace, thanks to our amazing customers who continue to humble us with their rave reviews of our visitor management system. In 22 countries around the …

Featured Business — Contours Studios

Contours Studios is a mindful movement studio that offers clients a high-end boutique studio experience with services that include Pilates, Hatha and Vinyasa yoga, Tai Chi, meditations, and movement training, among other services. But with as rejuvenating as the studio’s classes are for its clients, there was one area of the business that did not flow as well as Founder …

Feature Updates: Added Home Screen Customizations

Customizing the check-in experience for your office just got even better with The Receptionist for iPad’s most recent updates. With the recent release of version 3.9.0 of the app, we’ve rolled out multiple customization abilities for the app’s home screen, giving you more control to brand the software to your own unique location and identity as an organization. These capabilities …

How to Design Your Visitors’ Badges

Visitor badges aren’t complicated — not at first glance. It might seem like designing one would be easy: Choose a template, fill it out, and move on. However, poorly designed visitor badges can cause problems When the information on these little rectangles isn’t laid out in a way that’s clear, accurate, and helpful, there are consequences for both visitors and …

Should Visitors to Your Company Sign NDAs?

There are a lot of ways to accidentally expose sensitive information to your company’s visitors. Trust us: We’ve heard plenty of cringe-worthy stories on the topic from our customers. (There’s nothing like a confused, unescorted visitor stumbling into a confidential meeting to get you scrambling for a better visitor management solution.) Businesses are starting to understand that security improves a …

Here’s What Happens When Your CEO Takes Customer Calls

Many companies are happy to pay lip service to the idea of being customer-centric. It makes sense: Companies exist to fill customer needs. If you don’t focus on those needs, your business will struggle. That’s why most companies are smart enough to employ a dedicated support staff. Some even give that support staff great training and special incentives. But a …

B Sharp check-in screen

Featured Business — B Sharp School of Music

B Sharp School of Music inspires students of all ages to “sharpen their minds through music.” The private music school, started by Heidi Garcia, operates out of an old Victorian house in downtown Lodi, CA, with a recently opened second location in Scotts Valley. Thanks to B Sharp’s dedicated staff and high quality of instruction, the school has grown, adding …

Viva MedSuites check-in screen

Featured Business – Viva MedSuites

Coworking spaces are trendy among small businesses and entrepreneurs. But could they work for the medical community? Judging from the early success of Viva MedSuites, a medical coworking space that opened in Scottsdale, AZ, last month, the answer is yes. After nearly two decades in commercial real estate, John Groberg realized that the traditional options didn’t adequately meet the needs …

Meet Our New Badge Editor

When was the last time you updated The Receptionist app on your iPad? If you print badges for your visitor, we are giving you a really good reason to update this week! The latest version of the app gives you even more control over the appearance of your badges. The new editor gives you the ability to: These capabilities won’t …

A New Logo and Website

Over the past two years we focused on modernizing the look of our application and improving our features to make them easier to use and even more configurable. Throughout all of this change, there was one thing that had stayed the same–our logo. Starting today you’ll see new branding, new resources and industry specific feature documentation. We want our website …

Featured Business — Flying Axes

Looking for something fun to do for your next office get-together or birthday party? How about axe-throwing? Never heard of it? Neither had Zack Pennington and the team at Flying Axes until they tried it during a trip to Canada, where the sport is all the rage (ya gotta do something during the NHL offseason, eh?). They had so much …

Featured Customer: Herkimer Central School District

Herkimer Central School District (HCSD) serves a small student body of 1,200 from kindergarten to grade 12 in Herkimer, New York, just 15 miles east of Utica. The teachers, faculty, and staff who run HCSD believe strongly in preparing students for the future via innovative technology and ideas. One of those people is Ryan Orilio, HCSD’s Technology Coordinator. Orilio oversees …

Food Defense Mitigation Strategies: How to Keep Your Facility Safe

You have a food safety plan in place, you’ve verified your foreign suppliers, and your delivery vehicles meet the requirements for sanitary transportation. Concerning FSMA, you’re feeling like everything’s “so far, so good.” But you aren’t quite done yet. The Final Rule for Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration is coming into play and it requires food processors …

Featured Business — Highfive

Do you remember your last team video conference? How long did it take you to set up the connection in the first place, and how many times did someone’s audio cut out right in the middle of a sentence? Despite the fact that we live in a constantly connected world, video conferencing can still be complicated. But with California-based tech …

Featured Customer — CHS America

Community Health Solutions of America, Inc. (CHS) is an expert at providing comprehensive care coordination solutions. This includes holistic care management for members, providers, and hospitals. In addition to CHS, the Premier Family of Companies also includes Premier Administrative Solutions (PAS), which performs third-party administration (TPA) services for insurance companies. Because they provide both healthcare and TPA services — like …

Featured Business — K-TECHnologies

It’s a tall order to design, manufacture, and assemble electronic and electromechanical products that absolutely cannot fail — but that’s exactly what K-TECHnologies has been doing since 1997. Located in Buffalo, NY, K-TECHnologies offers electronic manufacturing services for the military, transit, space, industrial, and medical industries. They also help companies move efficiently through the complex new product introduction process. Companies …

Featured Business — Mecaer America

Mecaer America, a division of Mecaer Aviation Group, is located in Laval, Québec, Canada. Mecaer designs and manufactures hydraulic and mechanical systems and components for the aerospace market. Its products include flight controls, landing gears, actuators, dampers, valves, and power modules. The company designs, manufactures, and provides in-service support for the light- and medium-sized business jet and helicopter markets. Because …

Featured Customer — Riverside EpiCenter

The Riverside EpiCenter, located in the Atlanta metro area, is a bustling event center that serves to inspire and empower the local community. The space spans a massive 113,000 square feet, containing the Bronner Center for the Performing Arts, a sound recording studio, and even a bowling alley and an arcade! Managing the flow of clients and customers in a …

Featured Customer — Luno

The future of currency is changing, and Luno is at the forefront of that transformation. Luno launched in 2013 as a way for people to safely and easily buy, sell, store, and trade Bitcoin, a form of digital currency that doesn’t degrade and is impossible to counterfeit. Bitcoin is available to anyone, anywhere, even those without access to formal banking …