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With 2016 on the horizon, we are thrilled to share a glimpse into the year ahead. The Susan G. Komen 3-Day® series will kick off in August, but the Komen 3-Day journey begins long before the Opening Ceremony. Check out the 3-Day® and we will see you in one…

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Susan G. Komen 3-Day Recap

The 2015 Susan G. Komen 3-Day® series wrapped up the weekend before Thanksgiving. The Event 360 team had another amazing year helping execute this seven event series from Michigan to San Diego. The thousands of participants we have the pleasure of working alongside made 2015 a truly memorable  season. Throughout……

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Susan G. Komen San Diego 3-Day Recap #1

Event 360 staff ended the Susan G. Komen 3-Day® season in San Diego, our last of seven Komen 3-Days. Nanette Schlarmann, the San Diego Crew and Volunteer Coordinator, shares her perspective and memories from the San Diego 3-Day. What does a Crew & Volunteer Coordinator do? Well, we do…

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MuckFest MS 2015 recap

In November we produced our final MuckFest® MS event of the 2015 season. This year we saw 33,000 muckers and 2,500 volunteers who helped generate $3 million in fundraising for the National MS Society. MuckFest MS was held in 11 cities around the country from Boston… Read More

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Happy Thanksgiving from Event 360

As we all know, Thanksgiving is a day devoted to giving thanks for the preceding year. We would like to take a moment to express our gratitude and give thanks for the many blessings we’ve experienced this past year. In particular, we’re most grateful for: Our fantastic clients who we……

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DAV Run to Honor Veterans Recap

Members of the Event 360 team have spent the past two weekends working hard to produce two events in the DAV 5K Run to Honor Veterans series  – one in San Diego on November 7th and one in Atlanta on November 14th. This was Event 360’s second year…

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Time to Count the Assets

Written by Chris Morgan There’s nothing that seems less important and more mundane than accounting department policies on asset tagging and tracking. They’re just little barcoded labels stuck on all the company’s valuables, they really serve no purpose. Or do they? On a purely financial level, it’s important for a……

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De-stress/Unplug on Event

Written by Kari Johnson Working live events is stressful. It doesn’t matter the scope or scale of the event, working with vendors, sponsors, clients, participants, deadlines, and expectations is stressful. Taking the time to step away for a few minutes while working to get outside of the event bubble is……

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Your Event Security Resources – Part #2

Written by David Kramer Once you have identified the major security risks for your event (see part 1) it is time to start evaluating and coordinating the resources that will be required to respond to those risks appropriately. The most critical security resource is the people involved in staffing…

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Determining Your Event Security Risks – Part #1

Written by David Kramer You’re having an event. You’ve considered the costs, determined the value, and the final outcome is a resounding, “YES! Let’s make it happen!” Whether starting from scratch or continuing a tradition, the time has come to dig in and get things in order. It’s time to……

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10 Tips for Rocking Your Event Social Media

Written by Alyssa Curran and Katie Zupancic The events industry is all about moments. Unique, shared experiences between participants, volunteers, staff members, and spectators are what will make your event hit #1 on the charts, and why participants want to return year after year. These moments build loyalty, and…

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Making the Most of Feedback – Event Survey Results

Written by Molly Fast Whether doing so through post-event surveys or by asking participants you interact with on event, there are so many opportunities to learn how your participants really feel about their event experience. Receiving feedback is critical to the success of your event, the long-term health of your……

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What a Difference a Year Makes

Written by Molly Fast Last year I staffed my first event in a really long time. My rebirth into the world of staffing events happened on the Susan G. Komen Washington, D.C. Race for the Cure in 2014. I felt battered and bruised, exhausted and spent and wondering what…

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