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The Evolution of Recruitment and Retention

By Rachel Gans Kemp The peer-to-peer fundraising event world we now live in is about engagement and community — so much so that even using the words recruitment and retention feels antiquated. It is not just about getting bodies to your events and then hoping that they will come back……

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Happy Holidays From Event 360!

The holiday season has arrived! It is time to slow down, reflect, celebrate and connect with family and friends, all while anticipating the fresh start a new year will provide. We extend our best to all of those that we’ve been fortunate enough to work with in 2019! As…

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Building A Great Team!

By Rene Tamayo Last month, our event team completed the final Susan G. Komen 3-Day of the 2019 season. As always at the end of an event season, it provides a moment to reflect on what we have accomplished and evaluate what contributed to the success… Read More

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Meet Cheri, One of Our Fundraising Heroes!

At Event 360, we don’t just produce and execute events. We partner with non-profits to create the platform for fundraising! While out on event, we get to know the participants, their connection to the causes and we feel the impact of their fundraising efforts. In our Fundraising Hero’s blogs, we……

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Don’t Rain on My Parade…or My Event!

By Rene Tamayo Weather, whether good or bad, plays a major role in determining how successful your event will be. When weather is perfect, it almost seems like nothing can go wrong —everything falls into place and we can focus on giving participants a wonderful time doing good for their……

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People and Puppies: Event 360 Loves Both!

By Gayla Cruikshank My husband and I just celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary and we are empty nesters. I selfishly wanted to find a way to volunteer that wouldn’t take too much time away from home, since we love enjoying quiet time on our back porch with dinner and wine.…

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MuckFest 2019 Season Recap

By Katie Zupancic Wymer On September 14, our final Mucker for the 2019 season crossed the MuckFest finish line, as they jubilantly rang the bell for a world free of MS at the completion of their 18 obstacle 5K run. Join us in celebrating a year of impact, milestones,…

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Event 360 Teammate Spotlight: Jen Hagan

Our Event 360 Teammate Spotlight showcases the life and mind of Jen Hagan! Enjoy! Name: Jen Hagan Position: Account Director, Susan G. Komen 3-Day Start Year: 2005 – 2013 & 2018 – present! What job did you hold right before you came to work at Event 360? I have…

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The Ride for Life

By Janelle Benuska This past weekend we had the adventure of helping to produce the Ride for Life Chicago event with our client, Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN). Formerly Ride for AIDS Chicago, TPAN rebranded the event this year to be more inclusive of the organization’s… Read More

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Throwback Thursday with Event 360

Our blog covers a great depth of topics and just in case you’ve missed any of that content, here is another installment of our Throwback Thursday Series. As most of us are well into event season, it’s fun and important to stop and reflect on what those early morning hours……

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