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How Alimentary Ideas Organized Canada's First "Food & Words" Festival

Posted in Discover An Event, Meet the Organizer, Spotlights, Stories, Word to the Wise on October 3, 2014

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"At no time in modern history has food been at the confluence of so many critical social and economic issues," says Stephen Mostad, organizer of Alimentary Ideas, a one-day forum that brings together "people with a single- minded love of food and its vast universe." "Alimentary Ideas," as Mostad describes it, "gathers thinkers and doers Read More »

How Greg David Photography Shared Their Passion Using Ticketbud

Posted in Causes to Care About, Discover An Event, Meet the Organizer, Spotlights, Stories on June 9, 2014

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For National Geographic Creative Photographer Greg Davis, sharing his unique and vivid experiences at India's Kumba Mela, the world's largest spiritual gathering, was all about connecting people using a very universal emotion: empathy. "The message [of my event] is to live with faith, devotion and purpose in your own life," Davis explained, "and to remind Read More »

Meet The Organizer: Rachael Bubbs, Bootcamp To Fight MS

Posted in Causes to Care About, Discover An Event, Meet the Organizer, Spotlights on May 6, 2014

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Rachael Bubbs When it comes to setting a goal and achieving it, there is no stopping Rachael Bubbs. What started out as walkMS to support her sister-in-law who has MS turned into nearly $60,000 in donations raised for bikeMS and an award as a National Champion in the New England Chapter. We emailed Rachael to Read More »

How Ticketbud Helped Pink Avocado Build Local Relationships

Posted in Causes to Care About, Discover An Event, Meet the Organizer, Stories on February 26, 2014

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When you're a popular catering company in food-crazy Austin, Texas, one of the best parts of the job is getting to collaborate with tons of talented, local artists and vendors. For Pink Avocado, who also host their own events in addition to catering others, it's all about combining those creative forces for one amazing event. Read More »

How The Joshua Tree Hosted More Events While Cutting Costs

Posted in Causes to Care About, Discover An Event, Meet the Organizer, Stories on February 11, 2014

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Knowing all too well the traumatic times families with children suffering from serious medical conditions go through, The Joshua Tree founders, Lynda and David Hill, wanted to create a landscape completely different from the typical, lonely white hospital walls. Opened in 2004, the Cheshire, UK-based children’s charity was built to help “families undergoing extreme stress, Read More »

How theCHIVE Maryland Spent Less & Donated More With Ticketbud

Posted in Causes to Care About, Charities and Causes, Discover An Event, Meet the Organizer, Stories on February 4, 2014

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For theCHIVE Maryland, a local chapter of "the world famous website TheChive.com", bringing its members together isn't an occasion to just hang out and lie around; it's a perfect opportunity to combine meeting new people, having fun and supporting local and national charities. "Our members are very passionate about the causes," explained chapter founder Zack Read More »

How Hal-Con 2013 Handled "Unprecedented Growth" Using Ticketbud

Posted in Causes to Care About, Discover An Event, Meet the Organizer, Stories on January 29, 2014

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When you're hosting the largest sci-fi, fantasy & comic convention in Atlantic Canada, the last thing you need is an unwanted surprise on convention day. For the volunteers and organizers of Hal-Con, who dedicate countless hours to plan and setup the event, preventing those kinds of surprises comes down to one goal: making the fans Read More »

How Kumoricon Hit Record Attendance With Ticketbud

Posted in Discover An Event, Meet the Organizer, Stories on January 9, 2014

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When you're hosting an annual anime convention in the Northwest United States, there is no more appropriate name than Kumoricon. Gaining its namesake (kumori) from the Japanese word for "cloudy", Kumoricon was founded and first held in 2003 with a goal of "embodying everything it means to live in the Northwest and love [anime and Read More »

How Ticketbud Waived Fees & Helped "Bobs 'Pete' Eviction Benefit" Raise Over $15,000

Posted in Discover An Event, Meet the Organizer, Stories on December 20, 2013

After being rushed to the hospital and diagnosed with a brain tumor, the last thing most people would have during such a chaotic time is a sense of humor. Yet amidst the chaos, Bob Hodierne had exactly that. Lovingly naming the plum-sized tumor "Pete", Bob told his friends and family he would be serving "Pete"an Read More »

How Ticketbud Provided Flexible Solutions For Meatopia 2013

Posted in Discover An Event, Meet the Organizer, Stories on December 17, 2013

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When your event has been acclaimed as "a meat-lover's paradise" (New York Magazine), "spectacular" (Esquire), a "bacchanal of pork, beef, lamb, chicken, duck , turkey and quail" (New York Times), and "a glorious city of meat" (Huffington Post), you know you're doing something right. Simply and appropriately named, Meatopia brings together world-class chefs, premium quality Read More »