10 Steps to a Better Restaurant Event, Just in Time for Mother’s Day Brunch

Valentine’s Day dinner. Mother’s Day brunch. New Year’s Eve. Pop-up night. If you’re in the restaurant industry, you know these days are all about efficiency. You need to get as many diners in and away from their tables as possible without a hitch. Look at your tables as well-planned events and you can increase profits
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She Said Yes! World’s Cutest Ticket Proposal

Two love birds, one ticket stub, so many shows… Brown Paper Tickets has ticketed just about everything, but this is our first engagement. Jamie Clark and Mike Altman went on their first date to a concert, and kept all of their ticket stubs from the following events. Mike says it just made sense to add
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How to Take Your (Boring) Corporate Snack Table to the Next Level

You’ve seen this setup at everything from networking events to author readings to workshops: a table with platters of cheese, crackers, crudités, and other assorted munchies. If you’re lucky, hot water for tea and coffee. If you’re really lucky, cheap wine or beer. As long as the vegetables are crisp and the coffee, caffeinated, there’s
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Planning Your First Festival? Start Here

Have you spent winter dreaming up a summer festival – but you’re not quite sure where to begin? We’ve got you covered. Festival event planning may not be the easiest item on your springtime to-do list, but with a few basics, you’ll be on the road to success in no time. 1. Determine Your Festival’s
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The Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Press Releases for Events

Press releases (often called media releases) are a great way to disseminate information to the media for them to use in a variety of different ways, including for interviews or in-depth articles. Writing a press release sounds daunting, so we’ve got you covered with a few tips. If you have any additional questions, you can
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Charity Spotlight: Ending Hunger with Food For Thought

Every month Brown Paper Tickets donates to worthy causes. We select our charity from a list of online suggestions that our users submit. We’re excited to introduce our most recent charity donation pick: Food for Thought Denver. This passion project is run entirely by volunteers and supplies local kids with PowerSacks. Their mission is to
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9 Ways to Grow Event Attendance

Like growing orchids, growing event attendance is tough—it takes a careful balance of creativity, consistency, community, and customer retention.  In a competitive market such as craft brewing, most may be tempted to isolate events from the competition, but building a cooperative events community benefits everyone and may even boost event attendance. When you work together,
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Farming Events: Getting Started

As a small farm owner I can tell you that the struggle is real, and you need to hustle to make ends meet. More and more farmers are turning to events to add another revenue stream while marketing their brand and engaging the community. If you are getting started with your farm events – or
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Recipe: Double Chocolate Truffles

Our Farm and Food Specialist Patrick shared his delectable Double Chocolate Truffle recipe, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Enjoy!   DOUBLE CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES Total time: 3 hours Yields: about 24 pieces 1/2 pound bittersweet chocolate chips 1/2 pound semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons coffee Liqueur (optional) 1 tablespoon brewed coffee
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4 Simple Steps to your Brand’s Success on Instagram

It is widely known that Facebook and Twitter are incredibly important aspects of event promotion and brand marketing. Instagram, however, has grown so much in recent years that it is now the third piece – creating a trifecta that cannot be ignored if you want to build a successful brand in the long term. Instagram
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