Quality products attractively displayed draw customers
BAM VENDOR TALK: HOW TO FIND AND MANAGE Street VENDORS Wednesday, 4/27/16, 5:30-6:30pm (networking starts at 5:00pm) EvolTwin Printing, 7945 NE Alberta St., Portland OR Street vendors not only generating activities, they provide necessary revenue. Vendor booth fees help pay for a fair while adding fun, local products, real people and something […]

Vendor Talk Focus on Finding Quality Street Vendors for Festivals


How to meet & keep sponsors engaged in events
Event sponsors love good managers. The trick to finding and keeping sponsors coming back for more events is in developing relationships. Sponsor Talk Presentation Materials (download presentation slides) Bridget Bayer’s presentation on April 14, 2016 at Mississippi Pizza Pub focused on recruiting sponsors, securing involvement and on the low cost promotional strategies that maximize their return on investment […]

Meet and Keep Event Sponsors


Tips and tricks on finding and keeping sponsors for events
How to Meet and Keep Sponsors Tips & tricks on recruiting sponsors, securing involvement and low cost promotional strategies that maximize their ROI. Thursday, 4/14/16, 3:00pm (refreshments & networking start at 2:30pm) Mississippi Pizza, 3552 N. Mississippi Avenue List creation Recruitment Engagement Retention Benefits Exposure Register for this free event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bam-sponsor-talk-tickets-24410429251 Presented by Bridget […]

Sponsor Talk



Smiling street vendors make more sales
In Portland, Oregon, there are approximately 150 festivals and events that invite street vendors to sell their wares. Most are seeking vendors online  through their websites and social media sites*. Applications can be submitted electronically with options of Paypal or other online payments. Usually there is an option to print and mail as well. […]

Street Vendors Start Your Engines


Good discounts draw customers
Bring customers inside businesses on Street Fair day by enticing them with “Today Only” coupons distributed out front. Dress up in fun costumes to draw attention to your front door. “Show – don’t tell” says Michele Reeves, Civilis Consultants. Shop owners need to activate the street in front of their business […]

Today Only Coupon Brings Customers Inside


Beer and wine garden fundraisers
It was fascinating to see shocked faces on people listening to my presentation at the Oregon Festivals and Events conference. I talked about how to raise money at street fairs while also building community. Their surprise came when I told them about free beer fundraisers at street fairs. The trick to raising […]

Free Beer Fundraisers