What Loppet Foundation wanted
Automated registration and check-in
High and low website traffic accommodation
Why Loppet Foundation went Google
Highly scalable for high and low use time periods
Cost-effective cloud platform
Secure data transfer
Smooth registration and check-in process
Complete software as a service solution
The City of Lakes Loppet is a winter festival that has grown into the second-largest cross country ski event in North America and the largest in Minnesota. Guided by the Loppet Foundation (City of Lakes Nordic Ski Foundation), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the event includes a ski race and other outdoor activities.
“We went to Agosto for help in developing the application because they helped us through the transition to Google Apps, and that is working really well for us. We knew we had a good partner for technology and knew that they could act quickly and well, and we have been really, really pleased.”
Registration happened smoothly and the organizers say that they are more than satisfied. Rick voiced his thoughts. “We can check people in electronically now, and the check in process is much easier. We have also cut our process time, so it has been a real efficiency boost for us.”
City of Lakes Nordic Ski Foundation executive director John Munger also weighed in. “We went to Agosto for help in developing the application because they helped us through the transition to Google Apps, and that is working really well for us.
We knew we had a good partner for technology and knew that they could act quickly and well, and we have been really, really pleased. For me, the benchmark is that I didn’t hear anything about the registration process on race day. When you don’t hear anything as race director, you’re happy, and you know the technology is working. That’s the kind of technology that I like!”
Munger closed with his overall feedback about Agosto and the application developed on Google Cloud Platform. “To be able to just kind of flip a switch with Agosto and make this work has just been fantastic for us.”