The ‘Bleisure’ Event

A rising trend in business is the ‘bleisure’ event- a business trip that combines business and leisure. Often this means that attendees generally try and add a day or two on either side of a conference so that they can take advantage of their stay to relax and catch local sights. Keeping this in mind, there are things you can... View Article

Customise Your Event Pages!

It’s your brand, your look, your event. So why not customise your event and organiser page to reflect that? By customising your event page, you can keep your branding consistent and incorporate the same elements you have elsewhere, such as your website. To create a custom look and feel for your event page, you can change the header background, header... View Article

The Newsagency: creating successful live music events

Alison Avron has run all her events for The Newsagency through Sticky Tickets for several years. The Newsagency is an artist and community focused live performance venue in Annandale, Sydney. They host live music events often showcasing independent artists, and recently also branched out into cabaret and burlesque shows- basically renown for providing great entertainment! Having run so many successful... View Article

Choose the Perfect Venue for Your Event

Choosing the right venue can be critical to your event’s success, and one of the most important choices you will have to make. By simply considering a few factors however, you can impress your attendees and make your event a stand out by choosing the perfect venue for your event. Narrow down your search by considering these factors: Firstly, it... View Article

Create a VIP Experience

Creating a VIP experience at your event can do several things: it can increase ticket sales for attendees more willing to pay extra for a special experience, it can help you look after your preferred clients to keep them happy, and it can also impress new clients you are trying to get on board. There is without doubt an increased... View Article

Holding Meetings in December

Holding meetings in December is a tough task! No one is focused on work- everyone is wondering what to get for Christmas, where they will go on holidays, how they won’t even have to think of work soon…. It is an uphill battle to engage people in a meeting over the holiday season. BUT if it is something you must... View Article

The Rise of Online Ticketing

There has been a major shift in the last few years from purchasing tickets from a physical location to purchasing tickets online. Several factors have contributed to the rise of online ticketing with the largest being the internet and the arrival of 3G and 4G. Closely linked is the smartphone becoming much more user friendly, with many more features. This... View Article

The Ethics of the Ticketing Industry

The ethics of the ticketing industry has come under fire recently, with complaints such as hidden costs, inability to purchase tickets as they are taken by resellers, and fraudulent events where ticket purchasers are left in the lurch. In some cases there is cause to question some of this, however it also highlights issues which potential organisers and ticket purchasers... View Article

What Attendees HATE About Events

Many organisers ask for feedback from an event, which is a great practice. Some happy attendees will reply, let you know what they loved and maybe even provide a testimonial. You are much less likely though to receive feedback from an attendee who didn’t enjoy certain things about the event- if they have no intention of returning, why waste time... View Article