Tag: Outdoor Events

Beer Festival Ticketing Software

On tap: Beer festival ticketing software

They say horse racing is the sport of kings. If that’s true, then a beer festival at a horse race must generate a king’s ransom in ticket sales. The big business brew fest found a new locale at this year’s Kentucky Derby. The event got the attention of the American Business Journal, a respected publication known for spotting…
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music festival event ticketing software

Music Festival Ticketing Software: The New 2013 Season

The new 2013 music festival season is here! Even though the controversies have already begun, big crowds are poised to buy millions of tickets…Is your music festival ticketing software ready? Amid Controversy, Ticket Sales Projections Are Up The outlook for ticket sales at music festivals for the 2013 Summer season is bright. For an indicator of just how good things are…
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A Crowd Safety Lesson From Lollapalooza

Last week, line-up for Lollapalooza 2013 was made known. And along with music festival’s line-up comes a candid admission about crowd safety stemming from Lollapalooza 2012. The weather related safety lesson from last year’s event is applicable to any outdoor event no matter the crowd size. A Crowd Safety Lesson Music critic Greg Kot has…
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How-to: Festival Food Event as a Ticket Upsell

Food has always been a part of any outdoor festival. But a new trend is developing that makes events like cook-offs a special ticket purchase that is not included with general admission. So successful are the cooking competitions, they have their own “governing body” which performs much of the organizational heavy lifting – instead of the festival operator. This edition of…
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arts festival ticketing software

Most sustainable arts festival business model?

A new report indicates that the size of an arts festival is closely related to long-term sustainability as a business. Yet an arts festival in Louisiana is bigger than ever and thriving. Is now the time to adjust the scope and scale of your arts festival? Arts festival data The latest entry in the The Guardian’s ‘Culture Professionals’ series, begins with the provocative question…
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