True Valor Meets All Events Alike

Written by Kat Thomas, Rick Winquest and Slade Thompson If you’ve ever been a part of producing an event on the National Mall in Washington DC, you know that it is more than a little complicated. There are strict guidelines about what can and cannot be done, which areas are……

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Lessons Learned in 2014

Although we’re well into February (when did that happen?!), I can’t stop thinking about what went down in 2014. I had a challenging, yet incredibly rewarding year, as I found myself staffing events in a capacity in which I hadn’t done in a really, really long time. The randomness that……

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The Power of Process

Last week our team met in person to kick-off our year, talk through the project plan and work on enhancements for our event, MuckFest MS. The meetings were a great success and part of the reason (beside the fact that we have a kickass team) is that we chose to……

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The Power of Process

Last week our team met in person to kick-off our year, talk through the project plan and work on enhancements for our event, MuckFest MS. The meetings were a great success and part of the reason (beside the fact that we have a kickass team) is that we chose to……

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Event 360 Explores: Monster Dash

In late October, among the natural beauty and the outlandish and hilarious costumes, Event 360’s Kiki Setterlund ran a half-marathon among St. Paul’s Halloween enthusiasts.  Read below for Kiki’s own account of her experience! Name, date and location of event The Monster Dash, Saturday, October 25th, St. Paul, MN…

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10 Tips on How to Rock Your Event Social Media

The events industry is all about moments. These unique, shared experiences between participants, volunteers, staff members, and spectators are what make your event extraordinary. They build loyalists, and are why participants want to return. Whether your ultimate goal is fundraising or experiential marketing-related, the experiences have a lifetime far longer……

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Happy Thanksgiving from Event 360

As my friend and colleague Ali said, it’s a heartwarming coincidence that Event 360’s event season wraps up so close to Thanksgiving. It gives us a perfect opportunity to share just a few of the things we’re most grateful for this year which includes: Having the privilege to execute 23……

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Saluting America's Veterans

Event 360 has been here, there and everywhere all year long, but in the past few days, we’ve been busy executing three events in three different time zones across the country. Today we have the great honor to help execute The Concert for Valor on the National Mall.  We’ll…

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Recognizing Your Top Fundraisers at the Event

With any event that involves fundraising – whether required or optional – it’s very important to recognize and/or reward those that go above and beyond the call of duty: your top fundraisers. When an event encourages but does not require fundraising, the bulk of the fundraising work is done by……

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Go Digital! Get Social!

Event marketing has traditionally been sporadic, short-term, and short-lived.  But the growth of digital marketing and social media now allows event organizers to keep the conversation going year round, giving them time to build an army of brand ambassadors, attendees and valuable content creators. Digital marketing allows you to reach……

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Four Elements to Successfully Manage Volunteers

Volunteers are always first to think of themselves last. In my time working events, I’ve found that if you take care of these special constituents, who are graciously donating their time, they’ll take care of your participants. It’s as simple as that. By treating your volunteers right, you’ll have a……

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Production Expense Budgeting 101

Building an expense budget can seem a bit overwhelming knowing that there are so many things to procure and resources to support the event from start to finish. We are here to help! Below are some guidelines and tips to help you build a scalable and accurate production budget. Start……

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The Consideration for a Safe Event

Last year, the 2013 Boston MuckFest MS was held one week after the 2013 Boston Marathon. Following the tragedy of the Boston Marathon, we carefully reviewed all of our security measures – questioning what we could do to ensure the safety of our participants, volunteer and staff. Our event site……

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How to Deal with Unruly Event Participants

One of the best parts of our job is creating amazing experiences for our participants. However, it’s not always possible to please everyone. Mix in the emotions that come with participating in a cause-related event and the activity people are completing, and you’ve got the perfect recipe to see participants……

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