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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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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 Following an event planning checklist can make this process less intimidating — but your old checklist might be out of date.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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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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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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.

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.

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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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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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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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.

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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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

Hybrid Events Are the Present and the Future

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It’s official: Online events are here to stay. Event-goers are more likely than ever to purchase a ticket to a virtual experience. When it’s safe to gather again, many event organizers will take a hybrid event approach. But what does it mean to have a hybrid event?

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Our 2020 Inside Look Report

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In 2020, virtual events took off in a big way. As the world went into quarantine and our ability to gather in person stalled, event creators and attendees found new ways to connect on Eventbrite.

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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

FAQs About Registering for Events with Time Slots

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Many event creators on Eventbrite choose to set up events with time slots. Here are some frequently asked questions about how to register for these events: Can I register both myself and others? Eventbrite allows you to register for multiple time slots.

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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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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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Rebuilding Your Local Event Scene With Community Events

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COVID-19 has directly impacted so many facets of our lives. While health and safety concerns were certainly the greatest concern, other areas of life suffered as well. Businesses and communities struggled as a result of lockdowns and government-mandated closures.

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The Best Free Ways to Market Your Event

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You’ve put a lot of time, resources, and money into planning your event — now you have to make sure it’s well attended so that all of that hard work pays off.

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How Global Event Creators Are Adapting With COVID-19 Friendly Activities

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COVID-19 has upended the event world, and creators have had to adapt to deliver events in new and interesting ways. Still, even the most imaginative events professionals continue to face challenges as they work to design in-person and virtual events that attract attendees.

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4 Common Mistakes You’re Probably Making While Producing Streaming Virtual Events

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A global pandemic has made 2020 a rough year for live performance, but not an impossible one. Venues, performers, and fans have collectively come up with a socially distant solution: streaming everything under the sun, including punk concerts, Shakespeare, and drag shows.

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Keywords and Ad Words: Use SEO and SEM to Make Your Events Stand Out

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If you want to elevate your organic SEO (Search Engine Optimization) or paid SEM (Search Engine Monetization) capability, we’ve got two surefire ways to do it.

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Who’s Your Customer? How Understanding Your Customer Improves Brand Experience and Loyalty

Speaker: Hope Neiman, Chief Marketing Officer of Tillster

With increased visibility into customer behavior, brands become well-equipped to leverage their technology, increase sales, and ensure returning customers. Join Hope Neiman, Chief Marketing Officer of Tillster, to learn how restaurants can create customized and seamless brand experiences that consumers desire.

Beer Festival Spotlight: Hops & Blues

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Though COVID-19 restrictions are being loosened in many places, there are still many local regulations in place that are important for creators to follow.

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What the New Paycheck Protection Program Means for Event Creators

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) relaunched on January 11, allowing small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply for relief loans from an overall pool of roughly $284 billion.

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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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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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The 5 Secrets To Thriving in a Post-Pandemic World

Speaker: Kevin Tam, Sculpture Hospitality Consultant

This webinar is about creating the mindset necessary to navigate a post-pandemic world. The last year and a half of the pandemic has wounded all of us, mentally, emotionally and financially, especially being in one of the hardest hit industries. To thrive, we have to learn how to accept it, face it, deal with it and strategize around it.