8 pop-culture Halloween event themes for 2022 

8 pop-culture Halloween event themes for 2022 

It’s been quite the year, so far. There’ve been some awesome moments (finally getting to find out what happened to Hopper – YES). Some pretty rubbish ones (inflation rises, take a break we beg of you!). And some downright bizarre ones that, frankly, we’re still scratching our heads at. Among the good, the bad and the ugly, there’ve been some fantastic pop-culture happenings that provide pitch-perfect fodder for this year’s Halloween. So if you’re about to roll up your sleeves and organise your Big Halloween Event ‘22 – look no further for inspiration. (BTW, if you’re looking for a great, cheaper alternative to Eventbrite for your ticketing needs this scary season, we’ve got you covered there, too 😌).

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6 time-saving features that’ll help you sell tickets to your festive events

 6 time-saving features that’ll help you sell tickets to your festive events

‘Tis the season to prepare for your festive events.

Last year we helped event organisers sell over 2.3 million tickets from October to December. And the majority of these box offices started creating their events in September. So if you’re thinking about when’s best to start selling tickets to your events this festive season, there’s no time like the present.

Keep reading for 6 time-saving features that will help make selling tickets to your winter events a breeze.

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8 things every beer festival needs in 2022 and beyond

8 things every beer festival needs in 2022 and beyond

Gone are the days where beer festivals were all trestle tables, lederhosen and village halls. The modern festival of liquid gold has evolved into something with serious mass-appeal; into something positively (dare we say it) trendy. Looking around at the beer fests on offer today, it’s clear that the scene has changed dramatically in recent years.

So what exactly does a beer festival need to do to stay current and sell tickets in 2022 and beyond? Let’s take a look 👀 (after some fun beer festival facts, naturally).

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New feature: set min/max number of tickets allowed to make group bookings easier

New feature: set min/max number of tickets allowed to make group bookings easier

We’ve been talking to a lot of event organisers recently so that we can keep making the changes needed to help you all sell (even more) tickets online! We’re so excited to be working on a lot of new and impactful features after these conversations. Something we’re really happy to be able to share is the ability to set a min/max order value to a group of tickets.

This makes group bookings easier, by allowing you to set a discounted price for orders over a certain number of tickets.

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How to get the word-of-mouth marketing machine working for your event

How to get the word-of-mouth marketing machine working for your event

‘Haven’t you heard? Everyone’s talking about it!’

Could there be seven more beautiful words in the English language? For event planners – probably not. Because if everyone’s talking about your Next Big Thing, tickets are going to fly off the shelves all by themselves.

Or so the illusion would have you believe. In reality, there’s a lot you can be doing behind the scenes to promote word of mouth marketing. It’s not about tricking people. It’s about knowing how to deliver an experience that genuinely gets them talking, and then perhaps giving them a little nudge in the right direction.

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New: Add an expiry date when you refund via voucher

New: Add an expiry date when you refund via voucher

We know that flexible refunds can help with your event operations and cash-flow, and delight your customers.

The event industry has had to become very resilient after years of restrictions. Coupled with this, is a demand for flexibility from ticket buyers. We know the option to refund via a voucher is really popular with our community. In fact, nearly 3,500 refunds have been issued this way.

Those of you issuing refunds via voucher told us that you would love to have even more flexibility and control by setting an expiry date on your voucher.

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How to get gigs at festivals – 7 really important things to know

How to get gigs at festivals – 7 really important things to know

Playing at a festival has to be every music artist's dream. But how do you get there? Believing it’s possible is a good first step. If you have the talent and the drive – there’s nothing to say it won’t be you hitting the stage under bright lights and an open sky this time next year. (Or even sooner, if you get a skidaddle on.)

Read on to find out some useful tips and tricks for landing that very first gig at a festival.

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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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