Python Events

A POS Ticketing System Like No Other

Python Events

Having a reliable, robust and easy to use POS ticketing system is essential to anyone in the events industry. POS, or Point of Sale, ticketing systems allow you to sell tickets at physical locations like ticket offices or on the door.

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4 Ways Technology Can Simplify Ticket Management

Python Events

Selling tickets for events used to be a very exhaustive business as it requires money, time, and manpower to produce desired results. Whether it’s a sporting event, a concert, or a business convention, disposing of tickets back then needed to be an “in-your-face” approach.

Ticketing Software For Baseball

Python Events

Choosing the right ticketing software for baseball games is important no matter what level we’re talking about. Whether it’s college level, local competition or Major League Baseball (MLB), the sheer demand for baseball tickets means any ticketing system needs to be bulletproof. .

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White Label Event Ticketing: Boost Your Profit

Python Events

Purchasing white label event ticketing software is an attractive proposition for anyone looking to either increase their profits or start a new ticketing business without the huge investment of developing their own technology.

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A Practical Guide to Measuring Event Success

Can you measure event ROI? 3 in 5 marketers can't. Learn how with this free ROI model.

MMA Ticketing Software And What To Look For

Python Events

Choosing any ticketing system is a challenge. You need to balance cost, functionality, support and user experience to make sure you maximise your sales. And it’s no different when choosing MMA ticketing software.

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Industry-leading Tennis Ticketing Software

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Depending on who you ask, tennis has been around in some form since either the 11th century or the 1870s. It’s believed that a primitive version of the game was invented in 11th century France called “jeu de paume” or “game of the palm” translated into English.

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Our Football Ticketing System: How It Works

Python Events

Football or soccer? Whatever you call it, there’s one thing that doesn’t change, and that’s the fans. You need a solid football ticketing system in place to ensure that everybody who wants a ticket can get one.

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The Benefits Of Using An Interactive Seat Map

Python Events

In the world of online ticket selling, there isn’t a more immersive buying experience than allowing your customers to choose their seats using an interactive seat map. It projects a high level of professionalism and allows people to purchase with confidence.

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Fall In Love With Our Sports Ticket Management Software

Python Events

Ok, so fall in love might be a little strong. But we can promise that when it comes to sports ticket management software as good as ours, there just aren’t many other fish in the sea.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

An E-Ticketing Solution Made Easy

Python Events

Selling a large number of tickets online requires a robust e-ticketing solution. One that you can rely on when it really matters. Organising and running large scale events isn’t easy, some might even say it’s (just a little) stressful.

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A Full Event Ticketing System Comparison

Python Events

Let’s be honest. When it comes to choosing an event ticketing system it can quickly turn into a mind-boggling exercise. There are a number of different platforms out there that offer vastly different services at vastly different prices. You might not even be 100% sure of exactly what features you’ll need right now. That’s ok. By the time you have finished reading this article, you’ll have a much better idea of which direction to head in.

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Fostering a Winning Conference Culture

Velvet Chainsaw

I have been struck by the disparity in how an association’s organizational culture translates (or doesn’t translate) to the on-site implementation or planning of its live events. There are many associations that tout their open and supportive cultures.

Transform Your Expo into a Networking and Learning Destination

Velvet Chainsaw

Expos are the most disrupted element of association conferences today.

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If You Build It, Will Teams Come?

Velvet Chainsaw

This is the second installment of a two-part blog on team learning. In the first , we looked at why it’s a smart conference strategy. In this post, we’ll explore how to design, promote and execute it for your next conference.

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Five-Step Framework for Effective Collaborative Design

Velvet Chainsaw

Your conference strategy should include a plan to inject fresh content or experiences each year as part of an ongoing improvement process. There are a million ways to make these improvement plans. Some work and many don’t.

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Looking into the Future of Event Tech

Velvet Chainsaw

Your guidepost for event-technology decisions should be to put your customer’s experience before your staff efficiency. As the event-tech space continues to evolve with a number of mergers and acquisitions, I see four changes coming for larger annual conferences. #1.

What True Learning Is at Participant-Centered Conferences

Velvet Chainsaw

Putting the participant at the center of your conference programming by becoming more learner-centric, that is planning and offering education sessions that go beyond surface learning, is one of the biggest challenges facing conference organizers today.

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Leveraging Team Learning at Conferences

Velvet Chainsaw

Traditionally teams from organizations attend a conference with a divide-and-conquer game plan, as they split up and attend as many different sessions as they can.

Any questions? Rethinking traditional Q&A

Conferences that Work

How often have you heard “Any questions?” ” at the end of a conference session? Hands rise, and the presenter picks an audience member who asks a question. The presenter answers the question and picks another questioner. The process continues for a few minutes. Simple enough.

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Has Your Leadership Evolved For The New Normal?

Velvet Chainsaw

Change is hard. Foresight—looking forward—is hard. Because we prefer certainty and concreteness to ambiguity and abstraction. Becoming a new normal leader requires shifting your perspective.

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Do You Really Have Them at Hello? Rethinking Your First-Timer Strategy

Velvet Chainsaw

One of my biggest pet peeves is the way some conferences approach first-time attendees. Being intentional and having a plan for how you welcome someone who is experiencing your conference for the first time is not only the right thing to do, it’s also a smart attendee acquisition strategy.

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The Physics Of Conference Entropy

Velvet Chainsaw

In physics, the second law of thermodynamics says all things—bodies, businesses, conferences, energy, organizations, relationships—move toward chaos and disorder. This is also known as the state of maximum entropy. In one sense, entropy is a measure of uncertainty or randomness.

Empowering Conference Registrants To See Learning As A Journey Not A Finish Line

Velvet Chainsaw

Do your conference learning opportunities—from the general session to networking to breakouts to deep dive workshops—empower registrants to participate in their own learning journey? Or do your conference education sessions motivate participants to see the finish line?

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My two-word ikigai

Conferences that Work

The Japanese have a word ikigai , which roughly translates to “the reason you get out of bed in the morning.” Here’s my two-word ikigai : Facilitating connection. Do you know your ikigai ? Graphic attribution: The Toronto Star — and a hat tip to Cool Tools for sharing this great graphic.

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Why switching to active learning is hard — and worth it

Conferences that Work

A September 2019 research study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences clearly illustrates why switching to active learning is hard — and worth it! Lecturing has been the core modality in our education systems for centuries.

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Deliver Superior Conference Education Value

Velvet Chainsaw

Here’s what hasn’t changed: Education continues to be essential to a participant’s experience.

Grow Your Business with Paid Social Ads on Facebook and Instagram

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You know there’s a potential audience out there looking for an event just like yours. The hard part, according to 56%* of event creators, is finding ways to reach them. One of the key things you’ve asked us for is powerful and easy-to-use event promotional tools.

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Conference Reform Requires Cultivating Leaders With Moral Purpose To Make A Difference

Velvet Chainsaw

Many conferences are stuck in the rut of legacy routines, age-old rituals and cloned programming. Conference organizers and its advisors replicate the past maintaining the traditions and well-established procedures of yesteryear.

So Teamwork Can Make the Dream Work!

Velvet Chainsaw

Hallelujah! The Washington Nationals won game seven of the World Series to become world champs. This is a huge deal for Washington sports fans and their story should resonate for all of us in the meetings industry as we are dependent on our teams to successfully execute our events.

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The Countdown: How to Market Your New Year’s Eve Party

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The countdown has begun for New Year's Eve event organizers. Use these 10 steps to market your New Year's Eve event and maximize sales. Event Planning & Promotion Event Promotion New Year's Eve

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6 Tips for Increasing User Engagement on Your Event App

Eventmobi

The success of an event when it comes to attendee satisfaction is mostly based on people’s opinion of it. Hence, increasing user engagement on your event app is vitally important for the event to be truly successful. The event app industry is on the rise, both in terms of revenue and significance.

5 Improvements for Event Registration Data Collection

Velvet Chainsaw

It’s difficult to determine what to include — and not include — when collecting attendee data at the time of conference registration. We need to make it easy to click “yes” during the registration process, while also collecting intelligence to drive personalization.

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Developing Your Conference Story Arc To Activate Participants’ Brains

Velvet Chainsaw

Applying a story arc to the conference can activate participants’ brains. And you want stimulated, motivated engaged brains during your event for sure! A story arc is an extended, continuous storyline in episodic storytelling media such as television series, comic books, video games, films etc.

12 Event Planning Tips to Minimize Stress & Increase Productivity

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Event planning is incredibly stressful and time-consuming — we get it. Use these 12 event planning tips to get your head on straight, and make sure your next event goes off without a hitch.

5 Ways EventMobi’s Professional Services Help You Design and Execute the Best Event App

Eventmobi

Planning and managing an event is no easy task, even for the most veteran planner. The combination of a million small and large tasks (both predictable and unpredictable) all building up to a hard deadline would be chaotic for anyone.

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Improve Networking at Your Event: 6 New Methods

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Think about how difficult it once was for two people attending a conference to arrange a meeting. First, you had to figure out who was going to be there by browsing a printed directory. Then, you would look up the email address (or phone number!)

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We Prefer Stories To Stats—The Dark Side of Stories

Velvet Chainsaw

We love stories. They connect on a personal and emotional level. We trust them more than statistical evidence. Unfortunately, we tend to overgeneralize from others’ stories, from anecdotal information and from small sampling sizes.

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5 Nightmares Every Event Planner Has Experienced

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Stress dreams. Everyone knows them. Everyone gets them. But for event planners, stress dreams get to a whole new level.

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