Dave Beachnau Is Detroit’s Good Sport

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Dave Beachnau is the Detroit Metro CVB’s new vice president of sales, marketing and sports. Most recently, he spent 15 years as executive director of the Detroit Sports Commission—a position he handed off to Kris Smith to facilitate the CVB’s transition.

10 Ideas for Viewing Parties for Sports Events

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Sports events provide a natural draw for corporate entertaining or consumer-driven events. From creative venues and games to unique decor

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Sports anyone? 5 ways to build excitement at corporate events

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Sporting events are a huge draw. Yet, corporate event and conference planners rarely incorporate sports into their events. Sporting events may be off the radar for some of them. The important thing to remember is that the appeal of sports is wider than one might think.

Virgin Takes Cues from Coachella, SXSW, and TED to Create New Sports Festivals

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How To Boost Event Engagement For Millenials: E-Sports Arenas, Live Videos, Instagram Stories

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Create an offline presence out of a digital one just like how Las Vegas is creating an e-sports arena. How E-Sports Arenas Are Catering to the Gaming Generation. Imagine everything you see in a sports arena: from stands to screens to stages.

Exclusive: Event Professionals Comment on the Olympics Opening Ceremony

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Event Trends event management olympics opening ceremony rio2016 sporting eventsOne of the most discussed opening ceremony of the history of the Olympics just happened. What do event professionals have to say? How would you rate it? Who doesn’t love the Olympics? The biggest event.

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The 9 Most Expensive Event Tickets In The World (And What You Get For Them)

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Trends & Event Ideas conferences event tickets global events events sporting events real world ticket prices industry expertsIf you are looking to spend big, these are the tickets to do it.

Rio 2016: Sustainability Success or Fail?

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Sustainability Brazil event sustainability green events green sports ISO 20121 olympics Rio Rio 2016 Summer Olympics sustainability sustainable eventsIt’s difficult to imagine that the Olympic Games could ever be sustainable in their present form.

8 Questions You Must Ask An Event Venue Before Signing

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Arts, Culture & Entertainment Charity Class, Training or Workshop Conference Consumer Endurance Event Type Festival Food & Drink Music Other Sport / Race Trade Show event venues Venue bookingFinding the perfect venue for your event goes beyond the size and location. Ask the right questions so you're covered when it comes time to signing. The post 8 Questions You Must Ask An Event Venue Before Signing appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

5 Ideas & Tactics for Using Data to Increase Fan Engagement

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Event Technology Featured October sports events data fan engagement sporting events sportsFan engagement is key to creating loyal, valuable supporters. Follow these 5 expert tips to unlock their full value with a smart approach to data. The post 5 Ideas & Tactics for Using Data to Increase Fan Engagement appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

The Trends that are Redefining the Match Day Experience

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With sports fans changing behaviour, and the increased use of event technology, Stadia Solutions reveal the trends redefining the match day experience. Event Technology Featured July sports events Event technology football rugby Social media sportThe post The Trends that are Redefining the Match Day Experience appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

WMP Sports delivers UK’s newest closed road cycling event

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Ten thousand riders took on Pedal for Scotland this year which, for the first time in its 18-year history, was on fully closed roads and organised by events and creative agency WMP Sports. The post WMP Sports delivers UK’s newest closed road cycling event appeared first on Event Industry News.

7 Ideas for Events Sports Planning

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There is nothing like a good sporting event to promote sportsmanship and friendly competition. If you’re planning your first sporting event, there may be some questions running through your mind over what is required in terms of logistics and venue layout.

Women’s Sports Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards debuts at Troxy

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The event brought together elite athletes, journalists, grassroots sports clubs, individual competitors and national governing bodies under one art deco roof. The post Women’s Sports Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards debuts at Troxy appeared first on Event Industry News.

5 Interesting Ways to Use RFID at Your Event

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At the Event August Conference Event Technology Event Trends Featured Festival IT / Technology Music Owner Promoter Sports Event Tech Event technology NFC rfidHeard of RFID but unsure what it actually is?

The Mysterious Barkley Marathons and Other Bizarre Events

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Trends & Event Ideas sporting events running ultra runners ultra marathons Barkley marathons Tennessee running runners ultra marathon sport eventsGrowing in popularity, with mysterious planning and organisation, the Barkley ultramarathon race defies event planning logic.

How To Use Video For Event Marketing: Before, During, and After

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Arts, Culture & Entertainment Consumer Content / Production Event Marketing Event Promotion Event Technology Event Trends Featured Festival Food & Drink July Marketing Music Sports Webinar Event promotion Event video promotional videoWith video predicted to account for 79% of global internet traffic by 2020, it's a form of media that event organisers need to use to promote events.

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7 Signs You Were Born To Work In Events

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Arts & Crafts Charity Class, Training or Workshop Conference Consumer Content / Production Customer Service Design Endurance Event Management Event Planning Event Type Festival Freelance Human Resources IT / Technology Job Role Leadership / Management March Marketing Operations / Logistics Other Owner Sales Sport / Race Student Trade Show Careers event management event-planningDo you ever wonder, ‘Am I suited to events?'

Showsec’s new ventures with Music Plus Sport

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Image: Jess Glynne, Sandown Park courtesy of Music Plus Sport The increasing popularity of large-scale concerts bringing music and sport together has presented an exciting new opportunity for Showsec. The crowd management and event security specialists will be working with Music Plus Sport, an innovative music promoter, on five major events this summer featuring performances […].

Protec provides HQ Creative with the biggest show yet for NAS Sports Tournament Opening Ceremony

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The main multi-purpose indoor arena at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex was the venue once again for the Opening Ceremony of the annual NAS Sports Tournament.

Top 3 Global Trends for the Future of Race Events

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Endurance Event Trends Featured July Sport / Race race race organisers sportIn the third post of this series, we look forward to what the future will hold for race events, and what their lasting impact will be. The post Top 3 Global Trends for the Future of Race Events appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

10 Simple Things EventProfs Still Get Wrong

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Arts, Culture & Entertainment August Charity Class, Training or Workshop Conference Consumer Content / Production Customer Service Design Endurance Event Planning Event Promotion Event Type Featured Festival Food & Drink Freelance Growth IT / Technology Job Role Leadership / Management Marketing Music Operations / Logistics Other Owner Post Event Sales Social Media Sport / Race Ticket Sales Trade Show #eventprofs best practices Event Design event-planning Fails Mistakes

83 Event Ideas and Formats to Inspire Your Next Great Event

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Arts & Crafts Charity Class, Training or Workshop Conference Consumer Endurance Event Planning Event Promotion Event Type Featured Festival Food & Drink Free Resources Job Role June Music Post Event Small Business Social Media Sport / Race Trade Show event ideas Formats themesCheck out these 83 event ideas, themes and formats then mix and match them to create a fresh, unique attendee experience for your next event!

5 Tips to Increase Event Survey Response Rates

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Arts, Culture & Entertainment Class, Training or Workshop Comedy Conference Consumer Family Featured Festival Food & Drink Human Resources July Operations / Logistics Owner Post Event Sports Trade Show event survey Post-event survey SurveyMonkeyGathering feedback from your attendee's via event surveys is an extremely effective way to improve future events. Now, how do I get them to respond?

The Football and Rugby Match Day Report: Challenges & Opportunities

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Britepaper Featured Free Resources Leadership / Management Marketing November Owner Sport / Race sports events Ticket Sales exclusive data football match day rugbyAn exclusive new report on the commercial opportunities available to football and rugby clubs at all levels, based on fans' buying behaviour. The post The Football and Rugby Match Day Report: Challenges & Opportunities appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

The Best Social Media Tools for Event Marketers

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Arts, Culture & Entertainment August Britepaper Comedy Conference Consumer eBook Event Marketing Event Promotion Event Technology Family Festival Food & Drink Marketing Music Social Media Sports social media tips Social media toolsHaving a presence on social media is no longer enough! You need to up your game constantly and you can do this with the help of the best social media tools. The post The Best Social Media Tools for Event Marketers appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

How to Sell More Tickets in a Digital Economy

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Arts, Culture & Entertainment August Comedy Conference Consumer Event Management Event Marketing Event Trends Family Festival Food & Drink Growth Leadership / Management Marketing Membership/Association Music Other Owner Promoter Sports Ticket Sales Trade Show conversion rate digital marketing distributed commerce Eventbrite increase ticket salesTo maximise your ROI and sell more tickets in today's digital landscape, you need to know what makes consumers tick.

5 Bad Habits That Can Lead To Unsuccessful Events

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Arts & Crafts At the Event Charity Class, Training or Workshop Conference Consumer Content / Production Endurance Event Management Event Planning Event Promotion Event Technology Event Type February Festival Food & Drink Freelance Growth Job Role Leadership / Management Marketing Music Operations / Logistics Other Owner Sales Social Media Sport / Race Ticket Sales Trade Show event management event-planning habits Mistakes problems skills traits

Hearty Events Advice from The British Heart Foundation

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Charity Featured Meet The Organiser November Sport / Race charity fundraising race The British Heart FoundationHelen Wright, Fundraising Events Product Manager at the BHF speaks about her career, consuming your own product & the importance of relationship building. The post Hearty Events Advice from The British Heart Foundation appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

6 Event Planning Lessons We Can Take From Wimbledon

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Event Management Featured July Sport / Race WimbeldonLong queues, Pimms, suspect weather: It must be Wimbledon! But what can we event organisers learn from the things that make Wimbledon the success it is? The post 6 Event Planning Lessons We Can Take From Wimbledon appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

8 Tips to End Attendee Early Departure

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No one leaves a sporting final that comes down to the wire and no one leaves anything when they are having the time of their lives. […]. Are you worried about people leaving your event early? You should be if you’re not doing these 8 things.

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The Essential Guide to Outdoor Event Planning

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Arts & Crafts Consumer Event Management Event Planning Family Featured Festival Food & Drink How To Events May Operations / Logistics Owner sports events Uncategorised Venues entry management festivals outdoor events outdoor venues Premises licence temporary event noticeThinking about putting on an outdoor event? Check out the essentials you’ll need to consider before beginning the event planning process.

The Race Event Handbook: A definitive guide to take your event to the next level

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Britepaper Endurance Free Resources June Sport / Race race sport workbookImprove your race brand to achieve cut-through, deliver the best possible experience from your event, and to engage new audiences to drive growth. The post The Race Event Handbook: A definitive guide to take your event to the next level appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

Sports Anaheim Recruitment Strategies Paying Off

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Visit Anaheim is strengthening its status as one of the top meeting destinations in the United States with a new partnership with three prominent sports organizations. USA Volleyball extended its contract with the City of Anaheim through 2020; Sports Anaheim has taken over the contract.

Event Security 2.0: 10 Questions Event Planners Need To Ask Their Venues

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In today’s multi-billion dollar sports, events and entertainment industry, event security is the number one concern. The world is on high alert and security and safety of our attendees is a major concern. Here are 10 key topics every event planner should be discussing with their venues.

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Meet The Real Winner of the Super Bowl: Event Experience

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This weekend, the world paused for a while to watch the Patriots take on the Steelers in the mother of all sporting events, Super Bowl LI. The Super Bowl well may be a great sporting event but it’s much more than that.

3 Examples of How to Use Moment Marketing

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Promotional marketing companies print up sports […]. Moment marketing can be an incredible way to reach a very large audience. Here are a few things event planners should keep in mind and examples of companies who were successful with it.

Entry Management – Getting it Right at Your Event

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At the Event Consumer Event Management Event Planning Event Staff Event Technology Featured Festival Leadership / Management May Operations / Logistics Owner sports events Uncategorised Venues Access control entry management event registration organiser app ticketingSophia Schenkel, Eventbrite’s in-house expert in entry management for Europe, explains how to ensure smooth access control at large events.

6 Things To Do When You Inherit a Struggling Event

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You hear it in sports franchises all the time–how will the new coach turn things around? Inheriting a struggling event is a challenge or a burden depending on your attitude. But with a couple of steps you can launch a much different, more successful happening.

Are You Ready for the Extreme You?

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Which is surprising, considering the accolades that show up immediately, including being named to such lists as “Most Creative People in Business” (Fast Company), “Most Powerful Women in Sports” (Forbes), and “Women to Watch” (Ad Age). “I