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


Community event planning becomes easy when people become partners and volunteer
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, OR   Organizers for a planning […]

BAM Talks: 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



Quality products attractively displayed draw customers
Presentation slides and information from BAM Vendor Talk: Vendor Talk Presentation     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 […]

Vendor Talk Focus on Finding Quality Street Vendors for Festivals


How to meet & keep sponsors engaged in events
Sponsor Talk 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 (ROI). The presentation materials gave steps to creating a successful sponsorship program for an event. List Creation Recruitment Engagement Retention Benefits Exposure […]

Sponsor Talk 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