Members Only! Adding Membership Revenue to Your Virtual Event Strategy

Virtual events are the “new normal” right now, and many publishers are learning more about online event platforms than they ever planned upon. And while virtual events seem to improve and have more options daily, using them to replace all your in-person event revenue can be challenging (and they seem to take more time!). You need to diversify! We chatted […]

How to (Safely!) Save Your In-Person Event Revenue

Publishers with events in their portfolio saw a significant hit to 2020 revenue and strategy when COVID-19 safety mandates and closures went into effect in March and April. And while some facilities are now allowing smaller groups to convene, there are still significant barriers to success that would give any publisher pause: mandated hygiene requirements, changes in networking and sponsor […]

Event Experiential Success!

“Experiential” is a trendy word for events right now — but what it really means is making your event so compelling, helpful, interactive, and fun that attendees and sponsors sign up and keep coming back! We asked Agnes Varnum, Deputy Director of the Texas Tribune’s Revenue Lab, to give us some quick tips on creating event “magic”, and why it’s […]

20 Ideas for 2020 Niche Revenue… Part One

Happy New Year, Niche peeps! Let’s talk resolutions – reasonable, revenue-generating, growth-driving resolutions. No “lose 20 pounds by February 1st” madness here. January is traditionally the time to start fresh, but most of us are already working on spring magazine issues and events – and spending our 2020 budgets. Is it too late for new ideas? Heck no! Over the […]

Million Dollar Idea: Happy Attendees, Happier Sponsors

For those in the events business, you know the better experience you provide for sponsors, the more revenue you generate. Elizabeth Kachoris shared her company’s new strategy for not only improving the experience of their event’s attendees, but also creating a rewarding (and lead-generating!) opportunity for their sponsors. Publisher: Elizabeth Kachoris Magazine: PMMI Media Group Big Idea: Data & Personalized […]