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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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See You in Miami…?

For those in the peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising space, the must-attend event of the year is the annual Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum’s conference. This event brings together industry leaders―professionals from event planning, nonprofit software platforms, and charities alike―to hear about the latest in the ever-changing world of P2P fundraising. Attendees will also……

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A Concert to Commemorate World AIDS Day

By Janelle Benuska As we ramp up for the start of the 2018 event season, we’re taking a moment to reflect on the very last event we successfully executed in 2017: a concert for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), in honor of World AIDS Day. This was the first year……

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