Dress up in costumes to draw people to fundraising sales booth
Fundraising makes a hard job of paying for a festival, easier. Learn to manage quality sponsorship programs, donations, sales, and raffles among other ideas by seeking support form partners, stakeholders, volunteers and community groups in your area. Consider the assets of your community before deciding on one or possibly two […]

Event Fundraising Ideas


Event checklist Excel worksheet
Event planning begins and ends with a checklist. Checklists are invaluable for event organizers, especially those that include dates, deadlines and volunteer tasks. There are resources available on the web that help organizers plan just about any kind of event. Attached here is a production checklist, or as I call it […]

Event Planning Production Checklist


Fair coordinators check in volunteers
Sometimes the best candidates who serve as event coordinators are those who do promotional events for their own business. They naturally want their business district to gain attention. A coordinator should have enthusiasm for events and people. Event coordinators lead volunteer planning committees by engaging their community. A strong personality, […]

Volunteer Event Coordinators Engage with Community



Draw locals to a street fair with local entertainment
Today, when people stroll down the middle of a city street on street fair day, with no auto or bus traffic, they have a sense of ownership, not normally granted on just any day. The best street fairs take over the road right-of-way, and pedestrians rule. An ordinary shopping day […]

How to Host the Best Street Fairs


Event Volunteer Info
BAM Talk Event Volunteers Presentation   BAM Talks: Learn how to make connections so people will want to volunteer at your events. Coordinating event volunteers made easy. Event planning checklists for volunteer messaging. Thursday, May 26 6:00 – 7:00pm at Bridges Cafe & Catering 2716 NE M.L.K. Jr. Blvd., Portland, […]

Making Connections with Event Volunteers


Join BAM community and non profit community members in a discussion about the best promotions for street fairs and special events
Promo Talk Presentation Slides  Make the most of event promotions by considering your brand and creating a budget that reflects how to reach your target market. Ten detailed pages from BAM Promo Talk including marketing tools for print and online media.   Promo Talk • Thursday • April 12 • 7:30 – […]

Promo Talk for Community Organizers and Event Planners