Event Organisation Articles

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Thanks for your feedback- we’ve been listening!  As a result, we’re excited to tell you about our latest releases…   Notifications. You can now stay in touch with your attendees/guests with SMS and email notifications. Send a reminder message before your event or let them know of any changes. Stay connected! Reserved Seating: We’ve also made improvements to our reserved... View Article

Make Your Movie Fundraiser a Hit!

Movie screenings are a great way to raise funds and awareness for your cause. Not only is a good movie of interest to your supporters, but it can also attract their friends and a wider audience due to the entertainment you are offering, as well as the cheaper movie tickets. Movie nights are not affected by the weather (unless it’s... View Article

12 Questions to Help Choose Your Venue

Regardless of the size and budget for your event, there are certain things you need to know when choosing a venue. The answer to one simple question may help you decide, so here are 12 questions to help choose your venue …. What is your cancellation fee? Is the deposit refundable? Often a cancellation fee will be a % of... View Article

How to Price Tickets for Your Event

  How to price tickets for your event is a very difficult formula to work out, with many variables involved. You need to price your tickets so that they are affordable for attendees, however they also need to be priced so that the event is profitable for you. A great place to start in the process is to work out... View Article

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

Creating an Event Budget

Although this may not be the most appealing thing to do when starting the planning process for your event, creating an event budget is essential. You need to know what the costs will be for your event before you can set the ticket price, and project revenue. If you do not have fancy software, a simple spreadsheet is fine! The... 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

Write a Winning Event Proposal

Your event proposal reflects you, your event planning business, and the services you provide. If you can’t get your proposal perfected, you may miss out on some great opportunities. Your tender should cover everything your client wants, with your own personal style. Make sure this is portrayed, both in the copy and the style. Here are some basic tips to... View Article