It’s not atypical for organizations to lose a little face-time with their participants if they have a longer off-season. To help seal the gap and keep your customers focused on your mission - and interested in your upcoming events - follow the simple steps below to stay in touch year-round.
Tag: event planning
There’s no better time than the beginning of the year to hash out a new event promotion strategy. Social media might seem like an obvious choice, but surprisingly, not every organization is making use of these powerful (and free) tools.
While event planning doesn’t always have to follow the seasons, there are a few considerations that should be made for the warmest months of the year - especially if your event is outdoors!
Every event host should be in-the-know about what makes a great event! Get some quick tips on the common expectations all event attendees have for their hosts.
Event planning is a serious business. From beginning to end, there are many steps along the journey that call for innovation, creativity, and the ability to work under pressure! Learn how to plan an event that your attendees won't forget!
Good, reliable volunteers are a crucial part of putting on a successful event of any kind. It can be a challenge to find great volunteers that are willing to dedicate their time on the day of your event. When you do find your volunteers, you’ll want to secure them for future events, too, and even rely on them for word of mouth referrals.
By adding a few useful and compelling features to your event’s website, you can dramatically impact your event registration turnout in the long run.
If you’re not familiar with social media aside from the sporadic personal or business update, opting-in to showcase your event on various social platforms can seem intimidating at best or like extra work at the least. However, it’s one of the easiest ways to ensure your event receives the visibility it should!
Finding sponsors for an event, no matter how small or large, can seem like a daunting task. Sponsorships are a step toward success though, as events with sponsors benefit from the extra exposure, support, and funding they wouldn’t have on their own. A long-lasting sponsorship with the right business can have a tremendous impact on … Continue reading Event Success: Finding & Keeping the Right Sponsors
One of the favorite parts of my job as the IT director of the Chicago Marathon was being at the finish line. I helped certify three world marathon records during the time I worked on the event (1997–2003). I also was there as the last finishers crossed the line. "Harnessing the energy and enthusiasm of … Continue reading 5 Race Director Mistakes That Hurt Participants