Planning for the Return of Modified In-Person Events

Planning for the Return of Modified In-Person Events

What will on-site events look like when they do resume? What shifts do planners need to make in their strategies and plans? And how can we convince all involved it’s safe to participate?That’s a tall order to answer, which is why we sat down with Kevin White, head of the Boston-based, award-winning experiential event agency XPL.

How to Plan a Virtual Non-Profit Fundraising Event

How to Plan a Virtual Non-Profit Fundraising Event

To understand how to successfully and strategically plan a virtual non-profit fundraising event, we talked to Lindsay Landman, founder of Beyond the Benefit and a widely respected event designer who has helped non-profits in every sector raise millions of dollars to support their missions.

There’s Never a Bad Time to Think About Risk

There’s Never a Bad Time to Think About Risk

Any time humans convene, there are risks. Labor strikes, political unrest, natural disasters, cyber attacks, and deadly viruses can threaten even the most well-planned events. The key to surviving the potential impact of these types of threats lies in having a framework for mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery in place.

Effective, Low-Cost Ways to Market Your Fundraiser

Effective, Low-Cost Ways to Market Your Fundraiser

Whether you’re holding a fundraiser for the first time or the tenth time, you need to market it. Without overthinking all the clever tactics or paid marketing opportunities (your last option if you’re trying to raise money), try picking the low-hanging fruit.

Technology and the Modern Wedding

Technology and the Modern Wedding

More and more weddings involve technology beyond music and videography. When the bride and groom want spectacular, there is plenty of technical wizardry available to make that special day even more memorable.

3 Tips to Polish Your Pitch

3 Tips to Polish Your Pitch

The goal of an elevator pitch is to elicit a referral or opportunity in a short time. The more you can hone in on the most attention grabbing and memorable qualities of your business, the more likely you will generate leads and business prospects.

Marketing Your Event in a Digital World

Marketing Your Event in a Digital World

Attendee acquisition is becoming more complex. In addition to traditional marketing channels, there are several event-centric, non-traditional digital marketing and advertising platforms now available. Find out more about the options.

Managing Event Production Timelines

Managing Event Production Timelines

In event and meeting management, it is critical that timelines are established for the planning team, clients, suppliers, venue and others involved with the planning and delivery of the event.

Live Streaming

Live Streaming

Live streaming presents a unique opportunity to promote your event and reach attendees all over the world. There’s something out there for every event or meeting planner.

How to Leverage Insiders to Obtain Fundraiser Sponsors

How to Leverage Insiders to Obtain Fundraiser Sponsors

Sponsors are a critical revenue stream for fundraising events. However, not every organization knows how to approach sponsors and or whom to task with the job. Members of your community who already know and support your mission are the best advocates for bringing in sponsorship revenue. Here’s how to help them help you.

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