Why you should make street food a priority at your next summer event

Why you should make street food a priority at your next summer event

Remember the days where the phrase ‘food truck’ conjured images of frozen burgers, gigantic bottles of ketchup and… not much else? Sure, those trucks still have their place in the world (nothing really beats the smell of fried onions, let’s be honest). But… thanks to the street food revolution, there’s now a whole lot more on offer than chips, cheese ‘n’ garlic sauce when it comes to food-from-a-van.

Today, street food has become an artform in its own right. There isn’t a single cuisine (seemingly) that hasn’t been given its own, perfectly-packaged moment in the spotlight. From the bright-orange tanginess of American buffalo chicken to the juicy, garlicky goodness of the Greek gyros, this foodie trend spans all corners of the globe. And it doesn’t show any sign of letting up.

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The basics of boosting ticket sales – 6 key tactics to know

The basics of boosting ticket sales – 6 key tactics to know

When you’ve poured your heart and soul into an event, to say it’s disappointing when ticket sales flop is an understatement. But this is an eventuality many event planners face at some point in their careers – one that often has nothing to do with their event itself, but more with the fact it’s simply not landing in front of the right eyes, or in the right way.

It’s important not to let poor ticket sales dishearten you too much though. In fact, statistics show you need a pretty thick skin for any kind of sales work, which more often than not requires a determination and doggedness perhaps not found in other areas of event planning. All of this to say that sales can be a tough nut to crack, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of things you can do to drastically improve your chances of seeing those tickets fly off the shelves.

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