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Fundraising Heroes: Meet Vanessa D.

By Heather Snyder There are as many different attitudes and approaches to fundraising as there are individual fundraisers. Some take a methodical approach, others make an emotional appeal, and still others fundraise with a sense of fun and humor. The Coconutter Strutters, a Susan G. Komen Michigan 3-Day team, is……

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2018 DAV Run to Honor Veterans 5K Series Recap

By Janelle Benuska   “Soldiers, when committed to a task, can’t compromise. It’s unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage, absolute loyalty to others, not letting the task go until it’s been done.”     ―John Keegan     As I reflect on the first two weekends of November, I…

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What We’re Thankful For

Thanksgiving is our favorite time of year here at Event 360. It almost always coincides with the end of our event season and provides us the opportunity to rest and recharge before diving back into planning for 2019. This year, we’re thankful for our partners at the… Read…

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The Importance of a Solid SOP

By Robin Shapiro Whether you are planning a new event or working to improve an existing event, developing standard operating procedures (SOPs) for all of your processes is key to your event’s success. A complete SOP outlines how things get done, who does what and how results are measured. Compiling……

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Creating a Year-to-Year Legacy Communication Plan

By Joann Collins The seasonal nature of the fundraising events business means that your communications team is usually in one of three repeating phases: Planning, Implementing, or Analyzing. Then as soon as you’re done with your analysis, it’s time to plan for the next year. During that transition period…

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5 Things I Love About Hustle

By Suzanne Mooney Waiting by the phone and hoping it will ring is no longer an activity reserved for starry-eyed romantics in the throes of a budding romance. Hardy souls on the front lines of peer-to-peer fundraising events across the country are doing a lot of waiting and hoping by……

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Event 360 Teammate Spotlight: Emily Clay

We’re excited to introduce this week’s Event 360 Teammate Spotlight. Enjoy a glimpse into the personal and professional life of Emily Clay! Position:  Event Execution Coordinator Start Year:  2017                   What job did you hold right before you came to work at Event…

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Throwback Thursday with Event 360

Over the years, we have covered a vast array of topics on our Event 360 Blog, giving our followers the kind of advice that can lead to safer, more successful and efficient events―events that leave your participants feeling happy and fulfilled. In case you’ve missed any of that great content,……

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2018 MMRF Team for Cures 5K Walk/Run Kickoff

Since 2001, the MMRF Team for Cures 5K Walk/Run program has raised both awareness and funds for multiple myeloma research. This family-friendly series is held annually in thirteen cities and participation offers camaraderie and knowledge-sharing for patients, family members and friends of patients, members of the myeloma community, and others.…

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Be Bold. Lessons Learned from the Classy Collaborative

By Katie Zupancic Wymer Last week, I had the honor of attending the Classy Collaborative, a three-day conference focused on social impact. Together, 1,200 changemakers explored trends in philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, fundraising, cause marketing, digital marketing, and corporate social responsibility. Throughout the different panel discussions, case studies, and…

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