Tag: SF events.

Guest post: 10 Venue Tricks Every Organizer Should Know

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Whether you’re organizing a large conference, a small business workshop or a fun social function, the venue and how familiar you are with its setup and staff will be an important component in making your event a success. These 10 tips will help you ward off any surprises when it comes to your event venue.
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Guest post: 3 Irreverent Methods to Kickstart Creativity

Breaking through the new media static requires an infusion of creativity; it’s essential that you differentiate your event concepts and marketing campaigns. But maintaining ingenuity is difficult. Here are some of my unconventional yet surefire methods for catalyzing creativity:
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Eventbrite Does Fashion at Project San Francisco

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Last Thursday, Eventbrite held our own runway show in San Francisco to bring together the local fashion community and feature emerging artists. Eventbrite is a great tool for fashion event organizers to sell tickets and promote their events online. The event was sold out and went quite smoothly: here are my 5 key takeaways for hosting a great fashion event
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Guest post: Are you sabotaging your in-kind donations & sponsorship?

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Lou has previously written about taking smart event risks and generating more revenue with smaller events. Today she covers in-kind donations and sponsorships. Here are her 7 steps to donation redemption. “Dear Wine Shop” the email began. “My boss told me to get beer sponsors for our upcoming event…”
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How Eventbrite's tracking links and charts made our SF event a success

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Eventbrite’s Blinded by the Brite party over the weekend was a huge hit. We sold out the event with 850 people signed up and had to draw a hard line at closing registration, after releasing an additional 50 tickets, to ensure it wasn’t too crowded. Check out the photos on our Facebook page from the event and photobooth! I wanted to give an update on how I used Eventbrite’s back-end tracking tools to see where our attendees were coming from and the tangible impact that social sharing had on having a sold-out event.
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