Creating an Event Management System with Next.js


An event management system helps you organize and manage events efficiently. In this tutorial, we'll provide an overview of building a basic event management system using Next.js. We'll cover project setup, event creation, and listing events. In a real-world event management system, you'd implement advanced features like user registration, ticketing, and more.

Setting Up the Project

Ensure you have Node.js and npm installed on your system. If not, download and install them from the official website.

Create a new Next.js project using the following commands:

        npx create-next-app event-management
cd event-management

Event Creation

Event organizers can create events by providing event details such as the event name, date, location, and description.

        <!-- pages/create-event.js -->
import React, { useState } from 'react';
export default function CreateEvent() {
const [eventName, setEventName] = useState('');
const [eventDate, setEventDate] = useState('');
const [eventLocation, setEventLocation] = useState('');
const [eventDescription, setEventDescription] = useState('');
const handleCreateEvent = () => {
// Save event data to a database (not implemented here)
return (
<h2>Create an Event</h2>
placeholder="Event Name"
onChange={(e) => setEventName(}
placeholder="Event Date"
onChange={(e) => setEventDate(}
placeholder="Event Location"
onChange={(e) => setEventLocation(}
placeholder="Event Description"
onChange={(e) => setEventDescription(}
<button onClick={handleCreateEvent}>Create Event</button>

Listing Events

Users can view a list of upcoming events and access event details.

        <!-- pages/events.js -->
import React, { useState, useEffect } from 'react';
const API_URL = '';
export default function Events() {
const [events, setEvents] = useState([]);
useEffect(() => {
// Fetch event data from the API
.then((response) => response.json())
.then((data) => setEvents(data))
.catch((error) => console.error(error));
}, []);
return (
<h2>Upcoming Events</h2>
{, index) => (
<li key={index}>
<p>Date: {}</p>
<p>Location: {event.location}</p>

Advanced Features

In a real-world event management system, you would consider implementing additional features such as user registration, ticketing, and user-specific event recommendations. You may also want to use a database to store event and user data.


You've learned how to create a simplified event management system with Next.js, including project setup, event creation, and listing events. In a real-world scenario, you would need to implement more advanced features like user registration, ticketing, and a database for managing events. You can customize and expand this foundation based on your specific event management system requirements.