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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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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Special Circumstances on Event

By Jake Geiger Over the years, we’ve dealt with a plethora of special circumstances on event. This past year was no exception. We added some new ones to the archive and were also visited by some old friends, the uninvited kind. Here is one of our favorites from 2018. I……

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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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Fundraising Heroes: Meet Nichole

By Suzanne Mooney I knew Nichole was training for something the moment I saw the backpack she was wearing at Challenge Walk MS. It wasn’t the typical hydration pack you’d expect to see on a three-day, 50-mile walk—the kind where you stash a few snacks, an extra… Read…

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Keeping On-Event Excitement Alive All Year

By Kaleigh Glaza For event companies, and nonprofits who garner much of their funding through large-scale charity events, it is key to keep our events on the minds of past and future participants all year long. Once events are in the past, the urgency of the cause lessens, and it……

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Lessons Learned in 2018

By Gina Guerreso With the New Year upon us, preparations for events in 2019 are well underway. Still, we find it’s important to hit the pause button and reflect on getting to this point. We celebrate our successes, but can’t forget the challenges, the times we were pushed outside of……

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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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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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What We Talk About When We Talk to Event Skeptics

By Mark Dolce There’s an old saying among event production people that, “Skepticism is the lazy man’s consolation.” Not really, but I often long for a world in which such notional pronouncements are tossed out as commonly as acronym-laden Tweet-speak. I know, LOL, dream on, bub. That line about skepticism……

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