March 3, 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.
Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
The ShowClix Event Operations team headed to San Antonio this past weekend for PAX South 2020! PAX is always an eventful celebration because the fans are so dedicated. There are all types of pop culture and gaming fans at PAX, some are more into tabletop games, while others are PC and console fiends, but they all share a love for the community, making PAX South 2020 yet another legendary event.
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!
Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
Have you ever dreamed of making it big with the Golden State Warriors? How about winning the championship game with a buzzer-beating slam dunk? At Warriors Hooptopia, the Bay Area’s brand new basketball fantasyland, you can live the life of a Golden State Warrior. Come escape to a playful, interactive world of adventure where everyone is an all-star, and discover why this is the ultimate experience for basketball fans of all ages. Just remember to charge your phones first!(more…)
Monday, December 23rd, 2019
This month, we’re excited to introduce you to Josh Cassarly, our Event Operations Hardware Manager. Our Event Operations team works alongside our partners before their events, as well as on-site, to offer assistance by providing and managing event hardware, developing efficient admissions processes, or simply offering an extra hand at the gate when needed. Since joining our team over two years ago, Josh has had a hand in overseeing the growth of the Event Ops team, as well as grown the scope of partners they’re able to assist every day.
Monday, December 9th, 2019
Have you utilized TikTok yet for your event marketing? TikTok, for those unfamiliar, is a social network for sharing short videos. It’s one of the most downloaded apps in 2019, has more than 500 million active users, and 90% of its users are on the app at least once a day. That means that this high-engagement social media platform is a ripe resource for event marketers!(more…)
Thursday, December 5th, 2019
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and the NYC Winter Lantern Festival invites you to step into a whimsical world of light, now until January 12. The NYC Winter Lantern Festival transforms Staten Island’s Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden into a winter wonderland with over 1,000 lanterns on display, sculpted into awe-inspiring luminescent art. With eight acres of lights, live cultural shows, and interactive exhibits, your whole family will find something to enjoy!
Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
Today we’re excited to introduce you to Amy Polacsek, one of our Client Success Managers. Our Client Success team are the day-to-day contacts for our partners, and they assist them throughout the entire event lifecycle, from creating their event listings to reporting on their event day metrics. Since joining our team, Amy has been an invaluable asset in establishing close relationships with our partners and assisting them with their event operations, both on- and off-site.
Monday, November 25th, 2019
Celebrate the season at Brookgreen Gardens’ Nights of a Thousand Candles, a winter wonderland illuminated by dazzling lights and thousands of hand-lit candles. Named “Best Christmas Lights in South Carolina” by Travel+Leisure Magazine, and winner of the 2018 Charles A. Bundy award for excellence in tourism from South Carolina Parks Recreation and Tourism, Nights of a Thousand Candles promises a magical evening for all who stroll down its wondrous paths this December 5-21.(more…)