Thursday, January 9th, 2020
As we enter a new decade, festival organizers have naturally begun asking themselves some important questions regarding the future of their events and the festival industry at large. How will the continuous development of event technology affect the festival landscape in 2020 and beyond? Our festival experts collaborated with our partners at Marcato to break down their predictions for the future of festival tech this year!
Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
If there’s one thing a successful fandom event has plenty of, it’s content. With panels, Q&A sessions, photo ops, exclusive screenings, and plenty of exhibitors, an official mobile app is essential to help your fans, vendors, sponsors, and staff get the most out of your event. But not just any app will do. Our event experts collaborated with our friends at Greencopper to break down a list of four key features every fandom event’s mobile app should provide. Does your convention’s app measure up? Read on to find out!
Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
Before you begin booking your talent and selling out your vendor spaces, there’s one often-overlooked factor that should be considered early in your event planning process: transportation. The ease and overall accessibility of transportation to and from your event can be the primary difference between a sold-out show and a lackluster turnout.(more…)
Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
Seasoned music festival organizers understand that VIP packages can be a valuable tool to make your event stand out, while offering fans exclusive opportunities to enhance their experience. Not to mention, VIP packages generate a portion of your overall event revenue. But with so many festivals out there now, how can you be sure your audience will choose your event? Our event experts have accumulated a list of six VIP perks guaranteed to give your premium ticket sales a boost by confirming that your music festival and VIP amenities are the ultimate music excursion.
Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
As a fandom event organizer, you’re always looking for ways to offer more to your loyal fans. Depending on what perks you decide to offer, your VIP tickets have the potential to become a significant source of your event’s overall revenue, while providing even more amazing event experiences for your attendees. Our team of fandom event experts have put together a list of six perks to include in your VIP packages sure to help drive sales for your next fandom event, comic con, or gaming expo!
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Every veteran event organizer knows that to get even more revenue out of your event, sometimes you need to think beyond just ticket sales. What else could you offer to boost your revenue while adding to your attendees’ overall event experience? Read on for our event experts’ list of five ancillary revenue sources to help grow your bottom line.
Thursday, May 16th, 2019
Each year, pride events of all sizes around the world strive to provide attendees with amazing and meaningful experiences, while spreading a message of equality and acceptance. To continue to be successful, LGBTQ+ pride event organizers need to know they’re partnering with a ticketing provider that offers additional tools and features to help them grow their festivals year after year.
Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
The details of planning and managing an event will vary from business to business, but there are certain steps that should always be taken in order to ensure a successful indoor experience for your attendees, stakeholders, and staff. One of the most important decisions you’ll need to make is the venue at which you’ll be hosting your event. While an indoor venue protects you from most weather-related concerns, there are still plenty of other factors to consider when making your choice.
Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
Whether it’s a home expo, an auto show, or even a travel expo, your consumer show has the potential to welcome thousands of excited attendees looking to make their next big purchase. Taking into account the massive scale and specific needs of many consumer events, organizers need to be sure they partner with an event ticketing system that provides the right tools to keep everything running smoothly, and to make their event an unforgettable experience.
Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
We’re all familiar with the phrase, “the show must go on,” but if your top billed performers cancel, your venue falls through, or the weather becomes uncooperative, this can be much easier said than done! The best way event organizers can work to avoid an all-out cancellation is by putting preventative measures in place well before show day. Read on for our event experts’ advice on avoiding four common causes of event cancellations.