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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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Keeping it Classy

All across the U.S. today―and even around the globe―people are celebrating their passion for running. Yep, there’s a day for that. Today is #NationalRunningDay ! So it seems like the appropriate (if not perfect) time to mention that Event 360 is attending the Classy Collaborative next week… Read…

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To Packet Pick-Up, Or Not?

By Janelle Benuska In today’s busy landscape of time commitments and to-dos, many of our partners have questioned whether their race should offer, or continue to offer, a packet pick-up or early check-in event(s) for participants. As with most things related to what participants want, need and expect, the answer……

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Managing an Aging Volunteer Population

By Robin Shapiro Event work is tough! Lifting cases of water, putting up pop-ups, long hours on your feet―often in direct sunlight or pouring rain―can take its toll on your event staff and volunteers alike. If you are like us, you have loyal volunteers who have served with you for……

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2018 Florida AIDS Walk & Music Festival Recap

By Janelle Benuska On March 19, the Event 360 team assembled in Fort Lauderdale to produce the 13th Annual Florida AIDS Walk & Music Festival for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF). This year’s event was a smash―3,000 participants and more than $2 million raised for 10 local nonprofit organizations providing……

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Take Your Event Festival from Good to Great

By Kat Thomas “How do we increase our festival’s survey score results?” That’s the million-dollar question that every event asks each year. And if you’re not asking that, you should be! Using a post-event survey to gather the feedback is a great way to identify what’s working, what’s not, and……

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Automation can be your friend… until it isn’t.

By Joann Buckley Collins These days, almost all of your communications can be automated. Emails, website updates, social media posts. Between autoresponders, social media schedulers, and web and email CMS technologies, you can easily prepare content in advance so that you’re not up at midnight on a Sunday night…

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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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Project Managing a P2P Event

By Janelle Benuska Ask any Project Manager what are the key elements to successfully managing a client’s peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising event, and they will likely respond with these three words: scope, budget, timeline. As the number of plates to spin on a project can vary, focusing on these elements is……

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