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Catersource 2007 Attendees Respond to Industry “Buzz”
Before the Catersource 2007 Conference & Tradeshow show even started, conference participants were hearing all the “buzz” being created by their colleagues using TPP. They were curious to see for themselves, first hand, the excitement TPP is providing the software industry. The “buzz” is why people came to the booth. The choice of products, and people they met, is why many purchased…Continue Reading
Announcing Interface with StaffMate Online
To start the new year off with a bang, the Total Party Planner Web team announces its integration with the #1 staff management software in the special events industry – StaffMate Online. StaffMate Online is the first and only staff scheduling program created specifically for the special events industry. It has the power and flexibility to transform the way…Continue Reading
TPP Joins International Caterers Association
Last week Computica Software officially became a member of the ICA. The International Caterers Association (ICA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing education, mentoring and service for professional caterers and promoting the profession of catering to clients, industry members, vendors and the public. We will be offering exclusive discounts on both our desktop and…Continue Reading
QuickBooks(tm) Interface Released for Web Version
We are proud to announce that our popular new web based version of Total Party Planner now interfaces with QuickBooks(tm) Pro. Simply export selected event invoices from TPP Web – directly to your QuickBooks(tm) company file. Seamless… efficient… flexible… actually pretty amazing! The QuickBooks(tm) feature is so crucial to many users of our desktop version, that we were determined to implement similar functionality for the…Continue Reading
Incredible Letter Received!
John Cohen, Director of Operations Computica, Inc. Dear John, I want to relate to you some of our experiences with Total Party Planner or TPP. Before getting into the Catering business, I spent more than 18 years in the computer service business, with a company that provides on-site and remote service in all 50 states…Continue Reading
Preferred Vendor for Virginia Barbeque Company
Total Party Planner has been chosen as the preferred software choice for the rapidly expanding Virginia Barbeque Company franchise. The owners of the franchise, Rick & Nina Ivey, first purchased Total Party Planner for their catering business in 1999. Since then they have gone on to create the widely successful Virginia Barbeque Company franchise. The company plans to have 100 stores open by December 2010! …Continue Reading
Version 7.1 (Desktop) Released
The August ‘Feature(s) of the Month’ upgrade is now available. The features are available for immediate download if (1) Total Party Planner version 7.0 is currently installed (2) an active support contract is on file. Features in the August upgrade: Override menu item, beverages, and rental descriptions at the event level. Assign Service Charge AND Gratuity to an event (if applicable) Assign a dynamic ‘other fee’ percentage…Continue Reading