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5 Minutes to Better Attendance: How to Promote Events on Facebook

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Scrolling through Facebook can be such an easy and fun way to keep in touch with family and friends that we might forget what a powerful tool it can be, especially when it comes time for event marketing.

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4 Reasons to Keep Hosting Hybrid and Live Virtual Events this Summer

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With many event venues beginning to reopen across the country and some restrictions on public gatherings being loosened, you may think it’s time to return to only in-person events and leave the streaming tech behind once and for all.

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Checklist: Planning a Grand Reopening Event After COVID-19

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Hosting any kind of event requires planning and organization to ensure it goes off without a hitch. Following an event planning checklist can make this process less intimidating — but your old checklist might be out of date.

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8 Audience Engagement Strategies for More Meaningful Events

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Don’t let your event become a series of boring slideshow presentations. Here’s how to motivate audience participation at events (without risking any awkward moments). Resources and Tools Attendees Event Design Ideas Speakers and Panelists

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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.

Introducing Eventbrite Boost, Your Event Marketing Superpower

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Reach more people, sell more tickets, build your brand. Events are coming back – now’s the time to stand out. Take your events to the next level with Eventbrite Boost — the all-in-one event marketing platform built to save you time and handle all your marketing challenges.

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How Venues Can Apply for Relief via the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program

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More than a year after the pandemic closed music and performing arts venues across the country, relief is finally in sight.

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4 Party Ideas to Draw a Crowd for the 4th of July

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A gradual reopening in the US has allowed some in-person events to resume, as long as they’re designed with COVID-19 precautions in mind. Warm weather will make hosting events this summer even easier since fresh air and open spaces allow for larger groups to safely gather.

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5 Reasons People Go to Live Sporting Events

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Not everyone goes to sporting events to watch the game. So why do people get off the couch and into stadiums — and how can you use the insights to improve your events? Data and Insights March Resources and Tools Attendees Event Design Sport Events Swag

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Simplify Virtual Experiences With Eventbrite’s Faster Zoom Integration

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In 2020, event creators like you hosted more than one million online events on Eventbrite. When we surveyed a subset of those creators in March 2021, the vast majority (94%) said they opt to use Zoom for their virtual experiences on Eventbrite.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

6 Excellent Examples of Event Invitations and Emails Done Right

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Want your emails to stand out in event-goers' inboxes? Get inspired by these six event email examples from Emma that have been proven to sell more tickets and drive registrations. Resources and Tools Emails Emma

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The Guide to Growing on Instagram

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Do Instagram Stories help you get more Instagram followers? They also help you build your brand, too. Creators today understand that growing on Instagram is the best way to expand your audience.

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How Uncorked Chicago Wine Festival Got Over 5,000 Facebook RSVPs

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The power of social influence can’t be overstated, and today’s best event marketers know it. Hype, publicity, buzz?—?whatever whatever you call it, the build-up preceding a concert or a festival definitely drives ticket sales.

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How to Promote Your Event Pages with Facebook Ads

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Elliot Goodwin’s American Outdoor School hosts events in the great outdoors. But before attendees even set foot in the wilderness on one of American Outdoor School’s foraging or plant identifying classes, they have a sense of what the experience will be like.

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

Your Pandemic Planning Checklist: 5 Ways to Deal with Constantly Changing COVID-19 Measures

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If the past year of lockdowns has taught us one thing, it’s to not take anything for granted. That’s especially true when it comes to making plans for the future, and more so if you’re an event creator.

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The Event Creator’s Glossary of Event Safety Requirements

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Few industries have undergone the kind of upheaval that the event industry has recently. COVID-19 has prompted the need to establish completely new safety requirements for events, and understanding the terminology and regulations can be overwhelming.

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Concerts Revisited: Planning Music Events in 2021 and Beyond

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For creators in the music industry, 2020 was all about agility and adaptability. In the face of canceled or postponed live events, attendees were more hungry for entertainment than ever.

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Manage Crowds and Keep Events Organized with Online Appointment Scheduling

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Depending on your event type, you might find yourself needing to limit entry, stagger attendee arrivals, or schedule timed entry. Setting up appointments and timed entry helps control traffic flow at an event and streamline entry, which can reduce attendees’ wait times.

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A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.

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

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Ready to set aside those snore-inducing lectures, and make your events fun and interactive? Start with these 9 fun workshop ideas: Resources and Tools Agendas Event Design Event Surveys Ideas Speakers and Panelists

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Why It Still Pays to Host Virtual Events in 2021

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In 2020, virtual events became a necessity. COVID-19 resulted in lockdowns, closures, and strict social distancing requirements, quickly halting all in-person events. Event organizers had to adapt quickly to reimagine their events in a safe virtual space.

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Venue Risk Assessment for Events During (And After) COVID-19

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As we slowly return to live events, it’s important to determine if your pre-pandemic, tried-and-true venues can still meet safety requirements for your area.

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St. Patrick’s Day History: How One Irish Celebration Took Over the World

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Did you know that St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in more countries than any other national festival in the world? Across the United States, Canada, Argentina, and New Zealand, among many others, people come together to embrace what it means to be Irish.

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Restrictions Into Opportunities: How to Make Your Restaurant Succeed

Speaker: Patrick Cottrell and Joe English

Whether your state allows outdoor dining, takeout only, or a little bit of both, we're here to help. Join Patrick Cottrell and Joe English from Sculpture Hospitality, for a webinar on Jan. 26th, and get your restaurant to thrive in face of pandemic restrictions

Hybrid Event Technology to Put You a Step Ahead

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As restrictions on in-person events are being lifted in certain communities, live events are becoming a possibility again — but not everyone will be ready to return to in-person gatherings just yet.

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Your Seminar Planning Checklist: 16 Steps to Success

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Planning a seminar? Use this list of 16 seminar planning tips to reduce stress, put on a successful event, and make sure no detail is forgotten! Resources and Tools Agendas Event Budgets Event Websites Facebook Retargeting Ads Speakers and Panelists Ticketing or Registration Venues

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In The Face of Adversity, Healthcare Professionals Chose Eventbrite

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Back in December, officials with the Brevard County branch of the Florida Department of Health eagerly opened their phone lines, ready to accept the first appointments for their fledgling COVID-19 vaccination program.

10 International Women’s Day Event Ideas

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Since 1911, International Women’s Day has celebrated the achievements and strength of women around the world. Events focused on women are a great way to bring colleagues and organizations together to honor the women of the past, present, and future and learn more about the issues women face today.

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

How to Find and Build Target Audiences on Facebook and Instagram

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Knowing how to find and build audiences on Facebook and Instagram is critical for successful event marketing. Eventbrite Boost makes it easy to target the right people. By getting your event in front of more people, you’ll see more registrations, more ticket purchases, and more engagement.

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Sun’s Out, Fun’s Out: 6 Ideas for Great Summer Events for Kids During COVID-19

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The last bell has rung and kids are out of school until fall, which means parents are looking for fun things to do in the summer to keep everyone engaged and active — and maybe get a little alone time, too. Kids who’ve been learning virtually for over a year are eager for things to […].

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FAQs for Creating COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments on Eventbrite

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Eventbrite is the leading platform for free registration and ticketing. Its flexible registration allows for many different uses, including for scheduling and managing time slots for COVID-19 vaccine or testing appointments.

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Create the Perfect Event Sponsorship Pitch Deck

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Looking for sponsors for your next conference? Attract them with your stellar sponsorship pitch deck! Resources and Tools Event Sponsorship Proposal Event Sponsorships Fundraising

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.

What Lincoln Park Zoo Learned About Live Stream Best Practices

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Orcas prey on moose. Yes, they’re apex predators — animals at the top of the food chain — but it’s still unnerving to consider a six-ton aquatic mammal going after an overgrown deer. In spring 2020, the global pandemic played orca to the moose of live events.

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How American Outdoor School Promotes 500+ Events Annually with Boost

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Your event marketing toolkit is different from your wilderness first aid kit, yet American Outdoor School Founder Eliot Goodwin knows both are important. Since 2019, American Outdoor School has been offering knowledge-based nature programming in the great outdoors.

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How to Wow Potential Online Event Sponsors

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Securing online event sponsorship is more important than ever, but it can be a little trickier than finding sponsors for an in-person event.

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8 Enticing Virtual Date Ideas for a Socially Distanced Valentine’s Day

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Let’s face it: holidays haven’t been the same since March 2020, but that doesn’t mean you should let lockdown restrictions cancel your Valentine’s Day.

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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!