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Welcome to another thrilling episode of "Elevate Your Event," brought to you by the Handbid team! Today, we're back with the third part of our series, and we're getting pumped for the upcoming Derby Day bash.

Get ready to turn your run-of-the-mill events into jaw-dropping experiences! We're chatting about the perks of bringing in a pro event planner to spice up your strategy, from wrangling vendors to keeping the logistics on point. And let's not forget the fun stuff - we're dishing out tips on nailing ticket sales and sponsorships, with tricks like Early Bird Specials and dynamic pricing that'll have your guests cheering.

But wait, there's more! We're diving into the nitty-gritty of last-minute prep and execution. It's all about having a killer support team and leaving no detail unturned. Plus, we've got some wild ideas for boosting attendee excitement, from live feedback to interactive shenanigans that'll keep everyone buzzing.

And hey, who said event design can't be a blast? We're all about branding, theming, and tossing in some sweet event swag for good measure. Whether you're a seasoned event pro or just dipping your toes into the fundraising pool, this episode is your ticket to event-planning glory! Let's make some memories, folks!


  • Stay flexible and prepared for unforeseen challenges, like weather or last-minute issues.
  • Prioritize attendee engagement for a memorable experience, even with symbolic rewards.
  • Learn from past events by listening to feedback and making necessary improvements.
  • Embrace imperfections, focusing on overall experience rather than flawless execution.
  • Value staff support for smoother operations and appreciate attendees' support, regardless of minor issues.
  • Stay focused and diligent in the lead-up to the event, reflecting on past preparations for success.

Main Topics

  • 00:01:18: The upcoming Derby event
  • 00:13:57: Putting the final touches on the event
  • 00:16:53: Getting feedback from participants
  • 00:21:40: Tips and tricks on how to run the event
  • 00:26:50: Preparing for the unpredictability of outdoor events
  • 00:31:14: Dealing with event problems

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