Your fundraising team has an idea for a great new event. A preliminary plan has already been developed. Your next step is to choose a date. Rather than going with the first Saturday in May, take some time to choose the right date for your event.
I posted a blog I wrote a while back about donor centered fundraising. One of the key aspects is donor retention is cheaper then donor acquisition.
A great read for all my NPO’s out there. Or accountants who deal with NPO taxes.
For those that think they have nothing to give, what about you unused Rewards Miles/ Points. Here is a quick link to how to do it.
Almost every event has at least one Speaker. Even if it is just the person that is opening the event or the one that is reading off raffle tickets. You still have someone that is the “face” of the event and that can make a lasting impression on your attendees… good or bad!
We all know that social media is key to engaging our attendees in events. It is where attendees can go for up to date information from everything to room changes to dress code. It is where you highlight your sponsors, posts your pictures, and engage with everyone.
Going Green isn’t going away and now is the time to bring it to your conferences! During the recession, the issue of sustainability wasn’t as prevalent but it has come back with a force.
We probably ask this question dozens of times throughout the month but how many times do we think about it for events? Yet, the wardrobe of you and your staff isn’t something that you should ignore.
We have all been there. We are at a tradeshow and the most important thing to us in that moment is filling our conference bags with as many pens, stress balls, and flash drives as we can within the next few hours.
Congrats you survived your event and everyone on your team is still alive and moving! I know all you want to do is crawl into your comfortable bed and sleep for a month but unfortunately, that isn’t going to happen.