Thursday, July 9th, 2020
Social distancing measures have become a staple of daily life across the world, even as we see in-person events on the horizon again in some areas. This begs the question: how do we provide an unforgettable event experience for attendees while still keeping safety and distance top of mind? While there’s no one simple solution to this challenge, taking steps to reduce hand-to-hand interactions and optimize foot traffic flow to maintain personal distance are at the heart of the path forward.(more…)
Thursday, June 18th, 2020
As restrictions on mass gatherings around the world begin to relax, venue managers and event organizers alike are working on plans to get the world of live events back up and running again. With social distancing measures still in effect, you’ll need to take every precaution to keep your venue’s attendees safe, while providing the same engaging event experience your customers have come to know and love.(more…)
Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
As an industry, event organizers are looking for new and exciting ways to expand the reach and engagement potential of their experiences. The most powerful development in the world of entertainment has, without a doubt, been the concept of fully virtual events. By taking their experiences online, event organizers have a world of new possibilities right at their fingertips!(more…)
Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
Convention organizers routinely put months of planning, legwork, and coordination into crafting an event that typically takes place over the span of just a few days. With a narrow target for on-site success, it’s critical that every aspect of your fandom, gaming, or pop culture convention is optimized to provide unforgettable experiences for your attendees, and generate revenue and actionable insights for your team. For this reason, cashless payment technology is an emerging resource that simply cannot be overlooked.(more…)
Thursday, February 6th, 2020
As today’s event-goers continue to become more environmentally conscious, sustainability is a growing focus in the planning of live events. Attendees are looking deeper than just lineups and event programming to make their ticket-buying decisions. Potential attendees want to support events that align with their personally held values, and a serious devotion to reducing one’s carbon footprint can be a deciding factor. Event organizers serious about moving their events toward sustainability know it can be a challenging undertaking that requires consideration at every step of the event planning process, but more than worthwhile in the end!(more…)
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 have laid out their predictions for the future of festival tech this year and beyond!
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!