Business


Happy hours are usually best left for after work
Small business or large take note of the tips by Stevie Buckley “‘cool’ perks are actively harming your business” “a drinking culture can be incredibly effective at excluding a large number of people” “demand for flexible working (choose your own hours, working from home, etc) and it will continue to […]

Ping pong, desk beers, and employee benefits – Stevie Buckley ...


fundraising at street fair
You’ve got a great street fair, now how do you find the profit centers inherent in event promotions. Street Fairs can be a catalyst for terrific fundraisers. Community assets create options. Fundraising starts by considering the assets of your community. To find the best option, try multiple approaches based on who, or what, […]

Fundraising Street Fair Profit Centers


ready to run for fun from Base Camp Brewing
I dropped by one of the coolest breweries in Portland, OR, they other day because they were hosting a running club promotion. At least that what I thought. Turns out, the running club was organizing a monthly running activity. They picked a place with great beer that happened to on […]

Runners Love Simple Run Promotion



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


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


Banks are natural event sponsors
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