Event Credentials eBook
We compiled advice, tips and stories from the world's top event managers to create this event credential management ebook. It's a great primer for any event concerned about security, access control and pass management.
10 Traits of the Best Box Office and Credential Managers
What to look for in a great Box Office and Credential Manager.
Credential Management Advice: 11 Common Mistakes
Credential Management Advice: 11 common mistakes credential managers make when managing credentials.
Behind the NFL's Credential Management Process
NFL's Accreditation and event operations manager Kelsey Pietrangelo gives insight into credential management for the NFL.
The Rise of the Fan Convention with ReedPOP's Mary Franklin
ReedPOP Global Event Director Mary Franklin shares her 15-year experience of launching and producing fan conventions like the Star Wars Celebration around the world.
Building a Non-Profit in the Festival Industry
Executive Director and Co-Founder Evan Gross discusses the mission behind Life Under the Wheel, a non-profit focused on the event world that benefits people with life-threatening illnesses.
The Evolution of the Trade Show with AGENDA and ComplexCon's Co-Founder Aaron Levant
AGENDA & ComplexCon Co-Founder Aaron Levant takes us behind the scenes and discusses the evolution of the modern day trade show.
Producing the Charleston Wine + Food festival with Executive Director Gillian Zettler
Executive Director, Gillian Zettler to discusses producing the Charleston Wine + Food Festival, sponsor activation, career advice and more.
CHARLESTON WINE + FOOD PARTNERS WITH LENND TO POWER EVENT OPERATIONS
ANNOUNCEMENT: Charleston Wine + Food partners with LENND to streamline event operations and logistics.
Leaving an Olympic Legacy with LA84 Foundation President and CEO Renata Simril
How the LA84 Foundation and the Olympics left an Olympic legacy for LA. LA84 Foundation President & CEO shares sustainability advice for major events.
Event Marketing and Communications with Sarah Hawkins of Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018
Director of Communications and Marketing Sarah Hawkins of the 2018 Rugby World Cup talks about strategic communication and event marketing strategy.
Managing Global Event Logistics with the Extreme Sailing Series Event Director Andy Tourell
Event Director Andy Tourell gives a glimpse into event management and global event logistics for the Extreme Sailing Series.
22 Leadership Lessons from some of the Top Event Professionals in the World
22 Leadership Lessons from some of the top event professionals in the world.
Managing Campground Operations at Firefly Music Festival with Josh Mohr
Firefly Music Festival's Operations Director, Josh Mohr breaks down campground operations behind the festival.
Behind the Super Bowl with VP of Operations and Logistics Kyle Chank
Super Bowl Vice President of Operations and Logistics Kyle Chank shares what it takes to plan, setup and operate four Super Bowl events.
Managing the Olympic and Paralympic Bid Process with LA 2024 COO, John Harper
LA 2024 COO John Harper discusses the responsibility and strategy to oversee the Olympic and Paralympic Bid Process
Content for the Most Iconic Stages in the World with Michael Figge
Michael Figge of Possible Productions takes us behind the scenes of the most iconic stages in the world and discusses how LED and Projection Mapping are changing the event landscape.
Behind the Meetings Industry with IMEX CEO Carina Bauer
IMEX CEO Carina Bauer shares insights on how to make the most out of conferences.
A Career in College Athletics with University of Texas Athletic Director Chris Plonsky
University of Texas Athletic Director Chris Plonsky shares her insights, advice and leadership lessons for a career in college athletics.
Behind the LA 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Process with Chief Bid Officer Danny Koblin
Chief Bid Officer of LA's Olympic effort, Danny Koblin takes us behind the LA 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Process.
Producing One of the Most Successful Fundraising Events in the Country with Pelotonia CEO Doug Ulman
Pelotonia CEO Doug Ulman shares his journey and the ins and outs of producing one of the most successful fundraising events in the country.
Behind the Production of Comic-Con International with David Glanzer
Chief Communications and Strategy Officer David Glanzer takes us behind the production of Comic-Con International.
Behind the Production of SXSW Interactive with Director Hugh Forrest
Hugh Forrest takes us behind the production of SXSW Interactive, sharing lessons learned and advice that all event teams can use.
Behind the Production of the Most Iconic Road Races in the World
Dave McGillivray takes us behind the production of the world's most iconic road races.
Building an event technology community with Europe's Event Tech Live Director, Adam Parry
Adam Parry, shares is his strategy for marketing Event Tech Live, for cultivating an event technology community, what event teams are struggling with and more.
The eSports Phenomenon Every Event Professional Should Learn From with IMG's Tobias Sherman
IMG's Global Head of eSports Tobias Sherman shares what's behind the incredible growth of the industry and what the event world can learn from it.
Crowd Control, Event Security and the Event Command Center with Chad Ladov
Event security specialist, Chad Ladov shares incites and advice on crowd control, event security and managing your event command center.
What it takes to Produce a Presidential Inauguration with Steve Kerrigan
President Obama's Inaugural Committee Chief of Staff shares what it takes to produce a presidential inauguration.
Social media and event marketing strategy with HUKA's Rachel Puckett
Huka Entertaiment's Rachel Puckett helps break down key tips for social media and event marketing.
Career Advice for Event Professionals from Event Professionals
Top event producers pull from their experience to share the career advice for event professionals.
Producing the largest student run non-profit event in the world.
The Executive Director of the Penn State Dance Marathon shares tips on non-profit event production.
Producing the modern day adventure race with The Adventurists Dan Wedgwood
The Managing Director of The Adventurists, Dan Wedgwood shares what it takes to produce some of the modern day adventure race.
Event Marketing Strategy with Wasserman's Zack Sugarman
Zack Sugarman shares his thoughts on the current and future state of event marketing in an ever changing digital world.
Behind the Festival Industry with XLIVE CEO Waco Hoover
Behind the scenes of one of the festival industry's premier conferences XLIVE with Co-Founder, Waco Hoover.
The Future of Festival Production with BWG Co-Founder Leo Nitzberg
Co-Founder of BWG Live, Leo Nitzberg discusses the ins and outs of the festival production industry.
Credential Management 101 with KAABOO's Jessica Brown
KAABOO's Credential Manager Jessica Brown shares her thoughts on how to manage the credential pick-up process.
Location Scouting 101 with Rock N' Roll Marathon's Ted "The Man" Metellus
Ted "The Man" Metellus of Rock N' Roll Marathon, shares his location scouting advice.
How to match your event production quality with your marketing and branding.
Wanderlust's Director of Event Operations, Heather Story, shares key components to ensuring that your production quality matches your marketing.
Behind the Festival Technology of the Electric Daisy Carnival
Insomniac's Festival Technology Guru, David Chen takes us behind the scenes of one of the largest festivals in the world.
Shaping the Festival Experience with Firefly Music Festival's Christiane Pheil
Director of Programming at Red Frog Events shares the critical components of shaping and marketing the Firefly Music Festival experience.
Event Operations with Charlotte Motor Speedway's Garrett Carter
Garrett Carter shares his event operations advice and what it takes to keep 100,000 people entertained and coming back.
Launching a successful event series with RiSE Festival Founder Dan Hill
RiSE Festival Founder Dan Hill shares what it's like to launch a successful event series.
Event Policing and Planning with Las Vegas PD's Rick Nogues
Rick Nogues shares event policing and planning best practices and how the LVMPD supports over 3600 events a year.
The Voice of Ironman Mike Reilly
The Voice of Ironman Mike Reilly, shares what it takes to be one of the top race announcers in the world, career advice and more.
Producing Wanderlust with Senior Director of Event Operations Heather Story
Sr. Director of Event Operations, Heather Story shares how the Wanderlust Event Production Team has dealt with their incredible growth, with some amazing event production advice sprinkled in.
Event Management 101 with New York City Wine and Food Festival's John Trumble
John Trumble shares event management advice he and his team prepare for the New York City Wine and Food Festival.
Ticketing and Credential Operations with KAABOO's Taylor Gustafson
KAABOO's Taylor Gustafson shares what it takes to managing ticketing and credential operations. With a little career advice mixed in.
Event Marketing Strategy with KAABOO's Brian Wingerd
KAABOO's SVP of Marketing Brian Wingerd discusses his teams event marketing strategy and what it takes to build a new festival brand.
The State of the Festival Industry with Governors Ball Co-Founder Tom Russell
Tom Russell, Governors Ball Co-Founder, shares his thoughts on the state of the festival industry, production management & his strategy on festival production.
Festival Production 101 with Bonnaroo's Kat Tooley
Superfly Presents' Director of Event Operations, Kat Tooley takes us behind the scenes of Bonnaroo's Festival Production.
Producing the Firefly Music Festival with Megan Marshall
We sat down with Megan Marshall (Assistant Director of Event Experience at Red Frog Events) to discuss the ins and outs of producing the Firefly Music Festival.
What it takes to Produce the Super Bowl with the NFL's Katie Keenan
Ever wonder what it takes to produce the Super Bowl? We went behind the scenes of the Super Bowl with the NFL's Event Operations Manager Katie Keenan.
Event Safety and Security with Rock n' Roll Marathon's Ted Metellus
Went behind the scenes of the Rock N' Roll Marathon Series with Director of Course Operations Ted Metellus. Ted discusses the evolution of event safety and security protocols and more.
A Career Grom: The Enthusiast Network's VP of Event Ops Scott Desiderio
Behind the scenes of The Enthusiast Network's event production with Director of Events & Camp Counselor, Scott Desiderio.
Sea Otter Classic: Behind the Scenes with Founder Frank Yohannan
Behind the scenes of the Sea Otter Classic with Founder Frank Yohannan. Frank shares what has made the event a success and areas they are focused on improving.
Reinventing the Los Angeles Marathon with Murphy Reinschreiber
Behind the scenes of the Los Angeles Marathon and the newly minted Conqur Endurance Group with VP of Operations Murphy Reinschreiber.
Behind the Big Sur Marathon with Race Director Doug Thurston
The Race Director of the Big Sur Marathon shares his advice and lessons learned from 33 years in the event business.
The Obama Hope Campaign Producer: Yosi Sergant
Yosi Sergant shares lessons learned from the Obama Hope Campaign and Manifest Justice and how the production world can have an even bigger impact.
Lessons Learned from Vans Warped Tour Producer Kevin Lyman
Kevin shares his advice, stories and lessons on what it has take to build, produce and maintain one of the most successful music festivals of the last 20 years.
Lessons Learned from The Color Run with VP John Connors
Behind the scenes of one of the greatest event brands of the last decade with VP of Product Development John Connors.
Behind the Antarctica & Boston Marathon with Matt West
We went behind the Race Operations for the Boston Marathon and Antarctica Marathon with DMSE's VP of Operations Matt West.
Lessons Learned from the Academy Awards Event Production with Cheryl Cecchetto
Behind the scenes of the Academy Awards with Event Producer Cheryl Cecchetto.
Event Public Relations with Endurance Sportswire's Tina Wilmott
Endurance Sportswire's Tina Wilmott shares her advice on event public relations and more.
RunningUSA Event Director: Christine Bowen
Behind the scenes of one of the biggest events for event directors with RunningUSA's Christine Bowen.
TechCrunch Disrupt Event Producer: Leslie Hitchcock
Behind the scenes with TechCrunch's event producer extraordinaire Leslie Hitchcock.
Charity: Ball Chief of Staff: Lauren Letta
Running incredible events is one thing, but try doing it when saving the world. So we sat down with the charity: water Chief of Staff to find out how she does it.
Producing the Largest Turkey Trot in the World with Kelly Siefkin
We went behind the scenes of the largest turkey trot in the world with Kelly Siefkin.
Managing a Global Event Series with Latane "Big Bird" Meade
We sat down with Latane Meade to discuss what it takes to build, operate and scale an event series like The Electric Run and The Wipeout Run around the globe.
Producing an event in 100 days with Cara Bubes
Behind the scenes of Summit Outside with Event Operations guru: Cara Bubes.
Event Production with Color Run Australia's Luke Hannan
Behind the scenes of The Color Run Australia with event production legacy Luke "The Hanman" Hannan.
Producer of the Largest Halloween Parade on the Planet: Jeanne Fleming
What it takes to produce the worlds largest Halloween Parade, with Jeanne Fleming.
Event Branding and more with Keith Williams: AT38
Learn why starting a new event series is like starting a new business. Plus life class with one of the most genuine in the event industry, event branding and more.
Yeah Field Trip's: Whitney Chamberlin
Talked about what it's like to create a camp for some of the most creative photographers in the world, life advice and a lot more.
Meet Elena & Sophia: Costa Sister Productions
Meet Elena and Sophia of The Costa Sisters Productions. Whether it's life, their video production quality or their bucket list, they are going for it. Camera in tow.
Los Angeles Mixologist: Talmadge Lowe
He's basically the Mr. Miyagi of event cocktails. Tal and his team at Pharmacie are changing the way the event world looks at what it's serving.
Meet Photographer: Meghan Klein
She not just an amazing artist and photographer, but a great friend. Meghan Klein #kindofabigdeal
Meet Photographer: Mr Haack
This Ryan Haack guy: well... He's like freakin' Yoda stuck in Adam Levine's body. Bottom-line: his photos clearly speaks for themselves, but when you're the curator of a secret table tennis society, you know there's some substance to you.
Steve Cowell: His heart’s as big as his beard
If I were a little tipsy and had to describe Steve Cowell to someone:, I’d say, “his heart’s as big as his beard”. And that is saying somethin’ for a guy who has a beard sponsor. No, seriously, he has a beard sponsor. Enjoy.
Meet Event Stylist: Jesi Haack
Just think of this 8 month pregnant girl, telling you story after story about her run-ins with Martha Stewart, NSYNC’s bus driver and Chris Harrison, or the fact that she has Ryan Seacrest on speed dial. Enjoy.
Tori Hendrix of Sitting in a Tree Design
When you can call San Diego, CA and Sayulita, MX home and still kill it in her career, you better believe we are going to hunt you down for the secret. Enjoy....
Rico and Rachel of Studio Castillero
When your creative inspiration comes from horses, Michael Jackson and architecture, you get amazing photos and mouthwatering vegan cheese. Sitting down with Rico and Rachel Castillero of Studio Castillero was a blast. Enjoy the interview...
Max and Molly Films
When you spirit animal is a house cat, you definitely make for a good feature. Check out our interview with the incredibly talented husband and wife team: Max & Molly Films.
Rachael from Lace and Likes
She’s kind of a big deal on The Instagram. Check out Lennd's Meet the Vendor series, featuring Rachael from Lace & Likes.