The Evolution of Recruitment and Retention

By Rachel Gans Kemp The peer-to-peer fundraising event world we now live in is about engagement and community — so much so that even using the words recruitment and retention feels antiquated. It is not just about getting bodies to your events and then hoping that they will come back……

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Spring MMRF Event Season Wraps Up!

By Jake Geiger This past June, a small but mighty team from Event 360 wrapped up the spring season with the MMRF Team for Cures 5K walk/run at Calf Pasture Beach Park in Norwalk, CT. This was the 43rd 5K that Event 360 has produced for the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.…

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Throwback Thursday with Event 360

Last year, we introduced the Throwback Thursday Series on the Event 360 Blog. Through the years, we have covered a vast array of topics on our blog, giving our followers the kind of advice that can lead to safer, more successful and efficient events that leave your… Read…

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The Participant is Always* Right

By Dawn Clark and Erin De Baets *Well, maybe not always… We’ve all heard that old expression, “The customer is always right,” a saying meant to encourage service providers to exhaust all measures to make and keep their customers happy.  For many of us in the event world, our customers……

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Throwback Thursday with Event 360

Through the years, we have covered a vast array of topics on our Event 360 Corp Blog, giving our followers the kind of advice that can lead to safer, more successful and efficient events that leave your participants happy. In case you’ve missed any of that great content, we…

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Give ‘Em a Reason

By Casey S. Campbell Happy client? Check. Happy participants? Check. Happy staff? Check. Happy camera crew running endlessly around the event course capturing 10-20 pictures per participant for all 4,000 participants and then organizing the pictures into folders so that the marketing team can easily find… Read More

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The Icing on the Cake

By Rene Tamayo Over the past five years, I have been fortunate to serve as the lead operations manager for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day® event series; a three day, sixty-mile event with thousands of participants walking to eradicate breast cancer. It is a challenging and… Read More

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MuckFest MS 2015 recap

In November we produced our final MuckFest® MS event of the 2015 season. This year we saw 33,000 muckers and 2,500 volunteers who helped generate $3 million in fundraising for the National MS Society. MuckFest MS was held in 11 cities around the country from Boston… Read More

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Five Things I Learned from Summer Camp

Written by Jane Kramer It’s raining. Again. Complete with thunder and lightning this time, which means we’re staying inside. The noise generated by hundreds of people crammed into one space is tremendous, made more frantic by the restlessness setting in. All I’m thinking as I watch the buckets pour from……

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10 Tips for Rocking Your Event Social Media

Written by Alyssa Curran and Katie Zupancic The events industry is all about moments. Unique, shared experiences between participants, volunteers, staff members, and spectators are what will make your event hit #1 on the charts, and why participants want to return year after year. These moments build loyalty, and…

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Making the Most of Feedback – Event Survey Results

Written by Molly Fast Whether doing so through post-event surveys or by asking participants you interact with on event, there are so many opportunities to learn how your participants really feel about their event experience. Receiving feedback is critical to the success of your event, the long-term health of your……

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