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72 Event Themes to Inspire Your Next Event

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Not feeling creative? Here’s a laundry list of event theme ideas to adopt or alter for your next event. The post 72 Event Themes to Inspire Your Next Event appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Corporate Event Ideas Event Inspiration

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10 Clever Event Ideas College Students Will Love and Share

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If you’re in charge of campus programming, the pressure is on to create events college students will not just love but share on social media. Here are some innovative ideas. The post 10 Clever Event Ideas College Students Will Love and Share appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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5 Event Signage Ideas to Improve the Attendee Experience

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Event signage doesn’t have to be utilitarian to be helpful. Here’s five creative ideas to use signs to enhance the attendee experience. The post 5 Event Signage Ideas to Improve the Attendee Experience appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Event Planning Event Tips

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How to Write The Perfect Event Invitation Email

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In 2018, 281 billion emails were sent and received. That causes a problem for event creators trying to compete for attention in event-goers’ cluttered inboxes. There are many email marketing strategies you can use to stand out in event-goers’ inboxes, but the most important is your email copy.

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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.

5 Non-Work Events That Event Managers Get Stuck Planning

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Event planning never seems to go away — even on your days off. You might shut off your work email, but somehow you always get roped into planning in your free time. The school bake sale, your friend’s baby shower, or the community walk-a-thon — you name it, you’ve (begrudgingly) planned it.

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Ridesharing Trends & Statistics: Why Millennials Love Lyft for Events

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Every generation had its signature mode of transportation. In the ’70s, hitchhiking symbolized freedom. The ’80s heralded conspicuous status in the form of Porsches and Beamers. And in the early aughts, the first wave of hybrid vehicles arrived, as the focus shifted to environmental awareness.

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How to Host an Event That Bridges the Political Divide

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It’s one thing to disagree with someone about their political beliefs over the internet. It’s another to have that conversation in person — especially in today’s polarized political climate.

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Lyft on What the Rise of Ridesharing Means for Your Events

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In their everyday lives, attendees have a new normal for getting places. They push a few buttons on their smartphone, and — voila! — a car arrives. The rise of ridesharing has made a profound impact on our collective car-driving habits.

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Getting Paid: 3 Things Event Professionals Need to Know About Payouts

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Events are expensive. You have to cover the upfront costs — like paying vendors and securing a venue — out of pocket. But as tickets are being sold, you can have access to that money so you can pay with less stress. Payouts, which are how you get paid for tickets sold on event management […].

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

3 Smart Exercises to Help Set Your Base Ticket Price

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Ticket sales are a top source of revenue for 70% of events. That means to survive from year to year, you need to make the most impact with your ticket pricing strategy today. Whether you’re already selling out or your struggling just to sell, you can always fine-tune your price.

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30 Catering Ideas to Make Your Event Menu Stand Out in 2019

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Learn how to make sure your next food and drink event is unforgettable — and Instagrammable. The post 30 Catering Ideas to Make Your Event Menu Stand Out in 2019 appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Food & Beverage Event Food Event Planning Food and Drink Events

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10 Corporate Event Entertainment Ideas That Will Really Surprise Your Guests

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Taken from a survey of over 800 event professionals, these three trends are shaping the competitive landscape of conferences and corporate events. The post 10 Corporate Event Entertainment Ideas That Will Really Surprise Your Guests appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

Roxodus Music Fest Statement

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After multiple attempts to communicate and secure funds back from the abruptly-canceled Roxodus Music Fest in Ontario, Canada, the organizers have provided no indication that they will refund ticket holders. We believe attendees deserve to get their money back now, so we have set up an Eventbrite-funded Fan Relief Program to make all Roxodus ticket […]. The post Roxodus Music Fest Statement appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Eventbrite

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How to Start an Event Management Business With No Money

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Starting an event management business takes vision, gumption, and tenacity. But it doesn’t have to take a lot of money — not with smart planning, anyway. If you’re gearing up to host your first event (hopefully one of many), this is the time to put a financial plan in place.

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School’s Out for Summer: Your Guide to Family-Friendly Event Success

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When you think of today’s parents, who do you see? If a stroller-pushing, baby-wearing millennial comes to mind, you’d be right. In fact, 53% of millennials are now parents — and more than a million millennial women are becoming moms each year.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Event Website Design

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A beautiful event website might look appealing, but that doesn’t mean it will convince visitors to spend their money on a ticket. Most event-goers want your site to answer a few simple questions — and answer them fast. Your event website has 10 seconds to capture a visitor’s interest.

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Should You Use Events to Raise Money for Your Business?

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This is a guest post by Irene Malatesta of Fundbox. Are you thinking about hosting a fundraising event to raise money for your business?

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13 Original Swag Bag Ideas to Thrill Your Attendees

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Want to give your attendees a swag bag that really stands out? Use these swag ideas to bring your event brand to life. The post 13 Original Swag Bag Ideas to Thrill Your Attendees appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Attendee Experience Branding Swag

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How Public Transit Nightmares Fueled the Fire of a Fan-Favorite Event

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Everyone who relies on their city’s public transit has a story to tell. And for the last decade, San Franciscans shared their shocking, heartwarming, and laugh-‘til-you-cry stories at Muni Diaries Live, a live storytelling event.

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4 Mistakes Every Event Planner Makes At Least Once

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Mistakes happen — even to the most organized event planners. It’s hard to be perfect when you’re juggling endless details and deadlines, corresponding with dozens of caterers, and trying to woo sponsors. After all, you’re only human.

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Best Practices for Top Eventbrite Reports

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Your ticket sales hit the ground running. You were getting great sales on the website, on Eventbrite, even over the phone. But then you hit a wall. Sales slump. The line goes dead. Some may panic and start throwing money around, hoping it will stick.

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The 2019 Guide to Event Marketing: Strategies, Ideas, and Examples

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Whether you’re interested in coordinating smaller networking events or large corporate events like conferences, creating an event marketing strategy has serious benefits for your business.

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Automate Your Event Management Workflow with Zapier

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Ever found yourself wishing for an extra staff member to handle tedious event planning workflows? Try turning to technology instead.

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Gen Z is for Zen

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There’s no question that health and wellness has become a priority for people as they seek out ways to live fuller lives. But are they truly adopting wellness as a lifestyle, or just another fad?

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3 Strategies for Event Fundraising Success in 2019

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Today, anyone can raise money online for a cause they care about. It’s empowering, but it also creates a lot of noise. Audiences are overwhelmed with opportunities to make donation choices.

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55 Event Planning Resources From Event Experts

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As a busy event planner, it can be tough to stay up-to-date on event planning best practices and trends. But if you feel like you’re missing out on resources, are trying to solve a specific business challenge, or simply feeling burnt out, you’ve come to the right place.

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The Event Marketing Lifecycle: When You Can Sell the Most Tickets

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It would be great if you could plan your event advertising strategy based on what you wish would happen with your ticket sales — but you know that wishes don’t mean much in this industry. Instead, base your strategy on real results from events like yours.

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How to Find (and Win) Sponsors for Your Event

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Sponsors are key to hosting successful events, but they can be hard to find and even harder to convert. Here's how to find and get sponsors for your event. The post How to Find (and Win) Sponsors for Your Event appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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Ask An Eventbrite Expert: Your Essential Event Questions Answered

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Being an event organizer is a constant juggling act. Pricing, promotions, performers… the list goes on. At this moment, you probably have hundreds on unanswered questions in your inbox and uncompleted tasks on your notepad.

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10 ½ Creative Event Marketing Ideas to Drive Ticket Sales

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You have countless event marketing options. And with that comes a paralysis of choice. Where to focus your attention and efforts? And how to come up with new ideas beyond basic social posts? What if you decide wrong?

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The Secret to Stop People from Flaking on Your Events

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You sold 200 tickets — enough to pack the room with excited event-goers. But when the day arrived, only about half showed up. The energy in the room was lackluster, and your own disappointment palpable. What happened?

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How a Passion for Running Gave Birth to the Sasquatch Scramble

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The best events don’t always start with a business plan. Often, they start with a spark. Someone has a passion they want to share, and a great idea about how to share it. They’re moved to bring people together around a vision, so they make it happen — even with no event planning experience.

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5 Creative Facebook Live Ideas for Your Event

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Live video tells rich, intimate stories, making event-goers feel like they’re part of the action — which is why Facebook Live has become a standout format for reaching all types of attendees.

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Your Essential Conference and Corporate Event Planning Checklist

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Looking for ways to stay competitive in an increasingly crowded industry? Help your event shine with this useful planning checklist for conferences and corporate events. The post Your Essential Conference and Corporate Event Planning Checklist appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

How to Hire and Work With Event Vendors

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An event is only as good as the vendors you hire. Here is your step-by-step guide for choosing the right event vendors to uplevel your event experience. The post How to Hire and Work With Event Vendors appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Event Logistics Vendors

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Experiential Marketing, Defined — and Examples to Inspire You

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Experiential marketing sounds flashy, but what does it mean — and how does it overlap with events? Get all your questions answered in this post. The post Experiential Marketing, Defined — and Examples to Inspire You appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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7 Simple Steps to Hosting a Successful Easter Event

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Events centered around holidays are sure hits among kids and families — and Easter is no exception. The warmer weather gives everyone an excuse to come together as a family around a holiday with lots of fun traditions. But that doesn’t automatically mean they’ll line up to attend your Easter event.

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Send Better Emails Today With Emma

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When your business is booking live music, you need to make the most of every dollar you spend and every campaign you launch. We’re here to help you work smarter, not harder, so we’re excited to announce the arrival of a new email app, Emma!

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