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How Music Venues and Concert Promoters Can Pivot to Drive-Ins, Streaming, and Other Formats

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As music venues across the country temporarily shuttered in March, Vito Rinaldo, an avid live music goer and retired teacher, wanted to do something to keep the music going — and get artists paid.

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Doing the Work: How Eventbrite Creators Make Inclusivity The Norm

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As more people grasp the importance of making the world (and their events) a more welcoming place, event diversity and inclusion have become hot topics for hosts and attendees alike. But while it’s currently trending, the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion is not new. “If

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How Event Creators Are Using Eventbrite to Help with Social Distancing

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As venues start to open back up under COVID-19 regulations, event organizers are looking for ways to follow guidelines while reaching their business goals and bringing live event experiences back to their audiences. But they’re facing a number of challenges that they haven’t seen before.

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How to Host a Livestream: The Basics for Virtual Events

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When the events industry went virtual earlier this year, many creators rushed to turn in-person gatherings — fitness classes, craft workshops, trivia nights, comedy shows, and more — into livestreamed online events. But moving your entire event enterprise online can be intimidating.

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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.

Inclusivity in Action: Best Practices For Making Your Online Event and Listing More Inclusive

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Even when it’s your company’s driving force, being inclusive is not always easy. “We We were on a shoestring budget for our first conference back in 2015,” says Melinda Epler, the CEO of Change Catalyst, a consulting firm that helps tech companies build inclusive ecosystems.

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Increase Your Online Events Revenue With Add-Ons Like T-Shirts or Kits Shipped Directly to Attendees

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Learn how to use Eventbrite’s add-ons feature. When Britteny Floyd-Mayo, aka Trap Yoga Bae, hosts one of her high-energy vinyasa flow yoga classes at venues across the country, she sticks around after to chat with attendees and sell branded t-shirts and tote bags.

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Introducing Our New and Improved Online Events Tools

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Online events aren’t just a temporary way to gather — our research shows they’re here to stay. In a survey, 71% of participants said they would continue to attend online events, even when COVID-19-related restrictions are lifted. Event creators have even been able to expand their audiences with online events, reaching more people globally. Because […]. Eventbrite

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Eventbrite Wants You To Do Well

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Taking care of ourselves – and each other – has always been important, but perhaps not as top-of-mind or impactful to our overall well being as this year.

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NIVA Is Asking Congress to Save America’s Independent Live Entertainment Industry

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Send a letter to Congress to support independent music venues and promoters at saveourstages.com! For music fans across the country, March may go down as the month the music died. In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, music venues across the country began temporarily shuttering, cancelling, and postponing shows in the face of an […]. Music

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Eventbrite Partners with Global Queer Icons to Host We’re Still Here: The All-Day Queer Event Celebration

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Eventbrite Kicks Off Pride Month with NYC Pride, SF Pride and other Global Icons The modern LGBTQIA+ rights movement, from Pride celebrations to the very narrative of coming out, is built on leaving isolation behind to find community and togetherness.

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How to Choose the Right Video Hosting Platform for Your Online Events

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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many creators are turning to virtual events to reach their audience. But as creators begin to plan and set up their virtual events, a common question arises: Which video hosting platform should I use? The answer to where you should host your virtual events depends on the type […]. Eventbrite

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Experts Share the Equipment and Software You Need to Stream a High-Quality Concert

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Nothing can beat the feeling of the moment when the lights go down and the music starts at a sold-out concert in a packed club full of screaming fans. But with many music venues closed for the foreseeable future, or limiting capacities to safely adhere to physical distancing measures, the concert industry is adapting to […]. Music Resources and Tools Stories and Interviews

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30 Creative Event Promotion Ideas to Increase Attendance

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Need fresh event promotion ideas? Here are 20 creative marketing strategies to boost awareness and build hype around your event. Resources and Tools Ambassadors Boostable Email Facebook Ideas Influencers Instagram Livestreaming Retargeting Ads SEO Social Ads ToneDen Youtube

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[Free Guide]: How to Run Virtual Events with Confidence

Virtual events open up a whole new world of possibilities for engaging your attendees. This best practices guide will help you make the most of your online conferences, summits, keynote presentations, and more.

Ticketing Strategies for Online Events: A Guide to Free, Donation, and Tiered Ticketing

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Online events offer an opportunity for event organizers to try out new things. Take June’s annual global Pride festivities, which quickly shifted online so people could still come together to celebrate, connect, and fight for change in the queer community — even in the face of COVID-19. Unsurprisingly, many Eventbrite creators have used this moment […]. Eventbrite

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9 Ways to Support Event Venues and Organizers through COVID-19

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With gatherings across the country canceled due to COVID-19, event venues and organizers have been some of the businesses hit hardest by this pandemic. We’ve seen theaters sit empty, sports teams pause mid-season, and events like the Olympics, music festivals, and TED conferences get postponed.

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New to Live Online Events? Here’s Your Plan

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If you’re finding yourself pivoting to online events in the wake of the COVID-19 quarantine, you may be feeling nervous about how to get it right.

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Ticket to Vote: Add Free Voter Registration to Your Events With HeadCount

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What do Beyoncé, Billie Eilish, and David Byrne all have in common, besides music? They each teamed up with HeadCount to register voters at their events, empowering fans to exercise their fundamental right to vote. Now, US event creators can do the same thanks to Eventbrite’s partnership with HeadCount, a non-partisan organization that registers people […]. Product News and Tips

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CMOs Pivot to Virtual Engagements to Drive Business in the COVID Economy

Speaker: Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads

Business as we know it is never going to be the same. Working from home has become the norm, conferences and meetings are going online, marketing budgets are being shifted, reduced or put on hold – it's time to adapt. Join this insightful and informative webinar with Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads, who will discuss how businesses can be resilient during these challenging times.

The Future of Events: Immersive Experiences

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Event attendees in the new decade require more than the standard agenda. Increasingly they are expecting to have an experience that inspires and enlightens them (with proof they can share on social).

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Ticket to Vote: Eventbrite + HeadCount Partner to Help the U.S. Exercise its Right to Vote

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We all have a civic responsibility to participate in Election Day to take action and make our voices heard. Every vote matters, no matter what you believe or who you support, yet only 56% of the U.S. voting-age population cast ballots in the 2016 presidential election. Lower voter turnout is often linked to confusion about […]. Product News and Tips Resources and Tools

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21 Survey Questions To Ask After Your Virtual Event

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You just wrapped a major virtual event. You’re exhausted, you’re happy — and you’re curious. What did your attendees think about your event? How about your sponsors? Are they likely to support your event next year?

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Follow This First-Hand Advice Before Streaming an Instagram Live Event

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Ana Masacote is used to adapting on the fly. While studying electrical engineering and computer science at MIT, Mascote decided to pursue a career in dance, switching to MIT’s management science program in 2001. Two years later, she co-founded the dance company Masacote Entertainment and has since travelled the world spreading the gospel of Afro-Latin […]. Eventbrite

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Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Event Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

In this webinar, we’ll use a sampling of case studies, tools, techniques, and strategic stories to help you identify game-changing opportunities within your company and the world of events, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

5 Ways to Monetize Your Webinar

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Webinars are a cost-effective way to demonstrate your value proposition and generate qualified leads for your business.

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Expand Your Audience With Online Events

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At Eventbrite, we’ve seen firsthand how event-based brands have responded to shuttering event spaces with innovative online events. Although many of these online events started as on-the-fly ways to continue business, they’ve quickly blossomed into permanent fixtures that are expanding audiences and amplifying growth. We spoke to creators at Manny’s, CraftJam, and Murray’s Cheese — […]. Stories and Interviews Online Event Online Events

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Safety Considerations for Online Events

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COVID-19 has made online events more popular than ever — from a health perspective, it’s the safest way to gather while COVID-19 transmission remains a risk. But there are still risks associated with an online event that warrant consideration. Be aware of those risks and consider the following when planning your next online event: Control […]. Eventbrite

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The Best Event Apps for Every Type of Event: 2020 Edition

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Mobile event apps are no longer a nice to have for big events — they’re expected by attendees. Here are the best event apps to go with. Resources and Tools Aloompa Entegy Event Apps Eventbrite Guidebook

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

A Summer of Love in the COVID-19 Era

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Although it seems as if people around the world would have put their love lives on pause while social distancing, we’ve found just the opposite on Eventbrite. In fact, as we sifted through data and trends on our platform related to dating, marriages, and weddings, we found people are actually using this quarantine time to […]. Eventbrite

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Virtual Book Clubs Are Getting Us Through Our Time at Home

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By the time quarantine is over — whenever that may be — would you rather be able to brag about watching all five seasons of Outlander or finishing all 1,079 pages of David Foster Wallace’s notoriously lengthy and complex tome, Infinite Jest? The good news is that you’ll have time to do both.

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New Data on 2020’s #1 Event Trend: Sustainability

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Sustainability is more than a trend. In fact, a growing number of guests and event hosts have made going green a top priority in recent years. For instance, just 6% of respondents felt environmental responsibility significantly impacted their events in 2019, compared to 59% in 2020.

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How to Create an Enticing Event Agenda

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It’s rare that all of your event details will be complete by the time you start promoting it. Because of this, there’s usually some overlap of time when you are both marketing your event and finalizing the schedule, structure, and breakout sessions for your function.

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Drag, Dancing, and DJs: What to Expect From Eventbrite’s Virtual All-Day Pre-Pride Festival

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The first Pride was a riot, led by trans women of color like Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera. “We celebrate Pride because of the Stonewall Riots in 1969, a six-night series of demonstrative, violent protests that occurred between the LGBTQ community and the police, led by black and brown trans folks,” says Michael Venturiello, […]. Arts & Culture Stories and Interviews

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9 Fun Ideas to Spice Up Your Online Workshop and Engage Your Audience

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Teaching is an art form. It doesn’t matter if you’re teaching online or in person. Great teachers hold our attention, make us laugh, help us understand the subject matter and, most of all, inspire us. Achieving engagement from your students, especially online, takes practice and experience.

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Set up an Event With Multiple Dates

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If you have an event with multiple dates or time slots, you need to choose the setup that best fits your event needs before getting started. There are two ways to set up multi-date events. This article will help you decide which setup is best for your event. Multiple dates and times with different details […]. Resources and Tools

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9 Ways to Make Absolutely Everyone Feel Welcome at Your Event

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From #metoo to white supremacy, the lens on diversity issues is bright these days. It’s a good time to be an advocate for equality and fairness for all people. Within the world of events, you can take a stand and cultivate a culture of inclusivity.

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More Than a Trend: Diversity is The New Normal

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From racial diversity to gender equality and gay and trans rights, the collective continues to move toward progress and inclusion — and its proven to lead to bottom line impact. In fact, 81% of creators agree that promoting events to a more diverse audience is a smart way to sell more tickets.

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