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Politicians

The Politics of Festivals

Music festivals are thought of as ‘The Business of Fun’ but they can also be thought of as ‘The Politics of Dancing’ since the event scope and scale is so large, myriad municipalities need to be involved. This post looks at the politics surrounding events and provides tips on how the festival ticketing software can…
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Is There Really A Music Festival Bubble?

In the financial world, a “bubble” refers to a market or industry that is at its peak and about to decline. The Pacific Standard speculates that there is a bubble in the music festival industry. If that’s true, can you see it ahead of time inside your festival ticketing software? The Music Festival Bubble A “bubble”…
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arts and crafts festival sales

How-To: Arts & Crafts Festival Ticket Sales

The popularity of websites like Etsy and Pinterest have led to a meteoric rise in attendance at arts and crafts festivals. If you are tasked with managing arts and crafts festival sales, there’s a lot to learn, especially what to look for in festival ticketing software. Learning From Other Events Wildly popular online craft websites…
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Festival Ticketing Bias

Is Gender Bias at Music Festivals Detrimental to Profits?

A thought provoking commentary on how gender bias may be detrimental to your music festival’s profitability. This is not to suggest that an established festival should change its format to be a so-called “festival for women.” At issue is making the men-to-women ratio less disparate through event policies, marketing and the overall purchase experience as seen in the festival…
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Ticket Fees - The Soap Opera Continues

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the box office, Fee Free Friday returns. This week there is a whole new fight over ticket fee legislation as the soap opera in Baltimore continues. Some “enterprising jerks” have found a new way to disenfranchise ticket buyers. And just what is a “movie…
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Sell Food and Wine Festival Tickets

How-to Sell Food and Wine Festival Tickets

Wondering how to sell food and wine festival tickets in a way that meets the expectations of your up-scale guests? You’re not alone. There is much more to managing a Food & Wine festival than just renting a fancy tent. Here’s how to create an experience that meets the expectations of your guest through tiered…
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Festival Operators: Make The Most of June

Summer is fast approaching and your festival’s event awareness efforts are in high gear. Locals have their tickets and anticipation is growing – but is that enough? Right now your local tourism board is being visited by those planning their Summer vacation, so make sure your festival is listed! Here’s how to make the most of June tourism…
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Google Glass at Live Events

Google Glass Policy at Live Events - Part 2

Part 1 of ‘Google Glass Policy at Live Events’ looked at patrons’ use of the controversial device. Here in Part 2, the opposite point of view is considered by listing where Glass can used by a venue for safety, gate efficiency and to make money …Serve, sell & scan tickets with Google Glass? Google Glass Policy…
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Google Glass Policy at Live Events

Google Glass Policy at Live Events - Part 1

Today it is easy to see when someone is using a smartphone to record video at your venue. But in the future it won’t be so obvious. Here’s a quick look at the controversy surrounding the latest in wearable technology and what you need to know to establish your own Google Glass policy at live events.

music festival event software

Music Festival Ticketing Software How-to: Advance Planning

Are you tasked with establishing a new, or expanding an existing, music festival? This guide shows how advanced planning is the key to success and that step-one is choosing the right music festival ticketing software.

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