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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

"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 »

Accepting Credit Cards At The Gate

Posted in Spotlights, Stories on August 25, 2014

With densely packed bags and a spirit that only frontiersman feel, we set out to Greeley, Colorado for the annual Rocky Mountain Airshow. Our goal was simple: process credit cards at the gate and train the gate staff on our easy to use ticket scanner. While our goal was well defined, there were a few 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

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 »

How Rock 4A Reason Raised Thousands for Medical Research Using Ticketbud

Posted in Causes to Care About, Charities and Causes, Community, Discover An Event, Events, Spotlights, Stories on June 3, 2014

Rock 4A Reasons For the second year in row, Rock 4A Reason has rocked the stage at their annual benefit concert featuring Minneapolis' best rock bands all while raising money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  100% of the proceeds from the concert and silent auctions go towards cutting-edge pediatric medical research. The masterminds behind Read More »

3 Reasons Your Student Org Needs To Graduate To Online Ticketing

Posted in Education and Networking, Events, Stories, Ticketbud Tips and Tools, Word to the Wise on March 19, 2014

Any college student knows that all kinds of events are happening both on and off campus and the price of admission to these events vary from free to inexplicably over-priced. Several issues attached to traditional admission will easily compromise the reputation of your organization and hurt future attendance. Online ticketing and event management helps relieve 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

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

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

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

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

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 »