events


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One of THE best ways to create successful place-making events is by looking closely at an old event and being honest with yourself about it’s success (or failure). Known as event evaluations, every planning group must look at the time and energy it takes to plan, market and produce an […]

Event Evaluation Review Makes Planning Stress-Free


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The big box retailer and mail order behemoth can’t compete with small businesses owners who hosts meaningful experiences that support and promote local events. Whether events are cause-related for a nonprofit, seasonal recognition or just plain fun, hosting events that create experiences in the minds and memories of participants are […]

Main Street Communities Low Cost, Big Impact with Experience Marketing©


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Rev Nat’s Annual Hopped Cider tasting event draws publicity in Portland, OR that many of us look forward to every year. I am so loving this crisp, acidic cider, that I would go to this festival by myself, every year, year after year. It’s a pleasure to go to a business […]

Beverage Tasting Event Draws Publicity, Sales & Goodwill



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Street Fairs are a valuable summertime promotion by many businesses that are situated within or adjacent to an event. Owners can experience record sales on event day and use it to build their customer bases. All businesses can increase awareness for their products and services as a result of the […]

Main Street Businesses Take Advantage of Summertime 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


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