How to Build a Post-Event Marketing Plan

When it comes to marketing events, most organizations put their attention into the pre-event marketing phase.  This is the time when there is the most pressure to generate ticket sales ...

Client Spotlight: The Cowtown Marathon

Today we want to highlight one of our top clients: The Cowtown Marathon The Cowtown Marathon, established in 1979, is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that promotes the importance of health ...

3 Versatile Types of Advertising Banners for Easier Event Planning

If you plan events, you know the crescendo that happens as you get closer to event day.  Deadlines suddenly start piling on top of each other.  Your daily to-do list ...

Client Spotlight: Ferguson Enterprises

Today we want to highlight one of our top clients: Ferguson Enterprises. Ferguson raises the bar for industry standards as the top-rated wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies. ...

4 Ways to Attract Runners to Your Race

One of the toughest challenges of organizing a race is being able to attract runners.  Most large cities have multiple running events each week, so being able to set yours ...

The #1 Rule to Maximize Your Fundraiser

When you’re planning a fundraiser, you want to get the most you can out of  your efforts.  Whether you are running a live event or an online event, you are ...

Event Sponsorship: Finding Win-Win Relationships

If you run an event for your business, chances are that you are looking for sponsors to help offset costs or create more reach.  Ultimately, the best event sponsorship collaborations ...

How to Develop Your Event Budget

When it comes to marketing your business, event marketing can be one of the highest-impact options.  Events are a great backdrop for brand exposure, experiential marketing, and generating word of ...

The Holidays: A Big Opportunity for Your Event Marketing Plan

The end of the year is a time for wrapping up projects and winding down, but for a marketer it is one of the biggest opportunities you have all year.  ...

5 Steps to Advertising for your 5K/10K/Half-Marathon/Marathon

Click the image to see how we can work with you to create custom banners for your start and finish lines, customized tents for registration, and other eye-catching promotional materials. ...

Race Day: What To Do On The Day Of The Event

You’ve organized and agonized, you’ve planned and pondered. After weeks and months of getting ready for your event, the big day is finally here: race day! Ideally, your staff and ...

Good Registration Means a Great Race

Once you’ve got your marathon planned, the next step is getting runners registered in a straightforward and stress-free manner. You want to collect some relevant information, and they want a ...

How to Make Your Race More Family Friendly

Many parents find that running is their ideal form of exercise. They don’t need to go to a gym, they are able to stay in shape, and they can have ...

1 Mile, 5k, 10k, or Marathon? How to Choose Your Type of Race

There are so many things to think about when you’re planning your race: the date, the location, all the logistics, and of course, the distance. Will you host a 5k? ...

Finding Sponsors for Your 5k, 10k, & Marathon

Successful marathons, half marathons, and even 10ks and 5ks rely on the help of generous sponsors to be both financially viable and appealing to participants. Solid sponsorship can help you ...

Dear Weather, you are invited. Sincerely, Event Planner

You and your crew are rushing around putting the final touches on The Perfect Outdoor Event. And then… The weather shows up. Without an invitation. What do you do? The ...

Nonprofit Fundraising

Nonprofit fundraising can always be unpredictable.  Last year the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge raised millions of dollars and was trending on social media for months. No one saw it coming ...

Five Steps to Advertising for Your Marathon

5 Steps to Advertising for Your Marathon You’ve got your marathon’s date and location set, and planning is underway. Now you need runners! While it may seem like runners will ...

10 Tips for Planning Your Marathon

10 Tips for Planning Your Marathon A marathon isn’t just a race — it’s a major event for the participating runners, the host region, and all of the nearby businesses. ...

6 Ideas for Finding Volunteers for Your Race

6 Ideas for Finding Volunteers for Your Race A great race depends on the hard work of many volunteers. A troop of dedicated and energetic helpers can help a run ...

Inside Sales Representative

Redmond, WA | Contract Company Description: Join us at Banners on a Roll and make a difference helping event managers create epic events. We are a growing company and offer ...

10 Tips for Choosing the Date and Location for your Run

Choosing a date and location for your Walk, Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10K, or 5K is an important first planning step.  The date and location can make or break the success of ...

Are you the Banner Guard at Every Event?

For years I put on events and it was my job to "guard the banners" to ensure that they weren't stolen.  While everyone enjoyed themselves, I diligently kept my eyes on the ...

Non-Profit Event Planning Lessons We Can Learn from Public Colleges

We all know that most state legislatures are making drastic cuts to their budgets. One of the main areas of cut backs is to higher education, and, as a result, ...
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