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Event Academy Live

By Fusion

Event organizers, get ready to level up! We interview real successful event organizers, learn how to sellout your next event, and level up our event skills to create stunning experiences. This is, Event Academy Live!
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Creating Efficiency In Your Event For Exponential Growth With Tegan Thompson

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BONUS - 1 tip for sponsorships
BONUS - 1 tip for sponsorships
How to spend less time managing sponsorships and make more money from it!
00:16
January 29, 2023
BONUS - The reason for long F&B lines
BONUS - The reason for long F&B lines
Ever wonder why lines get long at food and beverage outlets? Here's probably the 2 reasons why.
00:21
January 29, 2023
BONUS - Should you use an event ticketing platform?
BONUS - Should you use an event ticketing platform?
Does your event need an event ticketing platform? Who knows, let's find out!
00:17
January 22, 2023
BONUS - Where you can easily find a ton of customers
BONUS - Where you can easily find a ton of customers
I bet you have a ton of potential ticket buyers that you didn't even know about!
00:29
January 15, 2023
Stepping Into Social Media Marketing With Jim McKiernan at the Grant County Fair
Stepping Into Social Media Marketing With Jim McKiernan at the Grant County Fair
Stepping into a new form of marketing like social media can be a daunting task! Especially if you've never done it.  Jim McKiernan from the Grant County Fair in Moses Lake Washington did just that. Took a leap of faith, and it's now paying dividends! In this episode you'll learn how get start with social media marketing, paid digital ads, the steps to get started targeting people inside and outside your are, as well as some great banter! Fusion Tickets is the only event ticketing solution built by event organizers, for event organizers! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com
35:23
January 11, 2023
BONUS - Hope and pray marketing 👀
BONUS - Hope and pray marketing 👀
Do you utilize the Hope and Pray or Targeted marketing method?
00:28
January 08, 2023
BONUS - Charge for parking?
BONUS - Charge for parking?
Are you charging for parking? If so, let's make sure that attendee experience is great!
00:22
January 01, 2023
BONUS - Virtual events, here's Jake's take on them!
BONUS - Virtual events, here's Jake's take on them!
Ever thought about going virtual? Here's what our host Jake Sperley has to say about virtual!
00:37
December 25, 2022
BONUS - Annual events need to hear this!
BONUS - Annual events need to hear this!
Do you run an annual event? You need to hear this!
00:14
December 18, 2022
BONUS - Is your event sold out?
BONUS - Is your event sold out?
Is your event sold out? If so, here's a way to make more money with little effort!
00:41
December 11, 2022
Making Your Vendors and Exhibitors, The Keys For Success!
Making Your Vendors and Exhibitors, The Keys For Success!
Want to make your vendors and exhibitors love you? Then this episode is for you!  A deep dive into the keys to success for a top notch vendors/exhibitor program for your event! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusiontickets.com
19:32
December 07, 2022
BONUS - Why event ticketing companies are coming under harsh scrutiny!
BONUS - Why event ticketing companies are coming under harsh scrutiny!
Event organizers are fed up and have had enough with ticketing companies! Here's the scoop!
00:38
December 04, 2022
BONUS - What's your favorite fair food?
BONUS - What's your favorite fair food?
Today is a fun bonus episode, what's your favorite fair food? Let us know on our social media @getfusionsolutions or comment on our host Jake Sperley's social media @jakesperley!
00:20
November 27, 2022
Understanding Your Ticketing Data
Understanding Your Ticketing Data
In this episode our CEO Jake Sperley talks about how to understand your event ticketing data. What does it mean? How do you find it? What do you do with it? You'll learn exactly what to do with the loads of event ticketing data that you have at your fingertips, and how to turn it into profit! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusiontickets.com
18:13
November 23, 2022
BONUS - How To Upsell Event Products To Boost Revenue
BONUS - How To Upsell Event Products To Boost Revenue
Boosting revenue through product upsells is a great easy way to make a difference in your bottom line! In this BONUS EPISODE Jake talks about what upsell products you should be looking for! Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at HERE
04:58
November 20, 2022
BONUS - Are you wasting your money on tickets?
BONUS - Are you wasting your money on tickets?
Do you print tickets on thermal fan fold ticket stock? Here's Jake's take on why it's a waste of money! 💰 
00:28
November 13, 2022
Red vs. Blue Ocean Marketing For Your Event
Red vs. Blue Ocean Marketing For Your Event
Is your event's marketing getting lost in the mud?  It might be time to try some BLUE OCEAN 🌊 marketing strategies! What is blue ocean marketing strategies? Let's find out in this weeks episode! Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com
09:53
November 09, 2022
BONUS - Branding Your Event and Why It's Important!
BONUS - Branding Your Event and Why It's Important!
Branding can make or break your event! In this BONUS EPISODE Jake talks about event branding and the key things you should be paying attention to! Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at HERE
07:46
November 06, 2022
Staying Curious At The Colorado State Fair With Scott Stoller
Staying Curious At The Colorado State Fair With Scott Stoller
From interning at Northern California fairs to running the Benton County Fair then jumping to the BIG LEAGUES as the CEO of the Colorado State Fair, Scott Stoller has a diverse fair experience! In this episode Scott talks about what he's learned starting out at the bottom of the totem pole to running Colorado's premier fair. His philosophy of staying curious has allowed him to shatter attendance and revenue records. The knowledge dropped on this episode of Event Academy Live will leave you with the tools to shatter records yourself! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusiontickets.com
27:40
November 02, 2022
BONUS - Selling tickets day of? Here's a tip to speed up lines!
BONUS - Selling tickets day of? Here's a tip to speed up lines!
Lines suck, here's one tip to reduce lines at your day of box office!
00:31
October 30, 2022
Mailing Out Your Credentials Could Bring In Massive ROI
Mailing Out Your Credentials Could Bring In Massive ROI
How are your credentials delivered to your attendees, sponsors, and stakeholders? What if there was a way to get them their credentials sooner that MADE YOU MONEY!? Pretty sweet, we'll dive into it on this weeks episode! Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com
09:20
October 26, 2022
BONUS - Sales From Vendor Booths, Should You Be Charging a Commission?
BONUS - Sales From Vendor Booths, Should You Be Charging a Commission?
Nobody likes leaving money on the table... Are you? In this BONUS EPISODE Jake talks about commissions on sales from your vendors. Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at HERE
05:00
October 23, 2022
Breaking Fair Records In Remote Locations at the Del Norte County Fair With Kim Floyd!
Breaking Fair Records In Remote Locations at the Del Norte County Fair With Kim Floyd!
Breaking records is no easy task! Especially if you're in a remote location and one of the poorest counties in the state of California. But, Kim Floyd with the Del Norte County Fair did just that! Broke records with limited staff and zero excuses! In this episode you'll learn how Kim broke records, got creative with low cost entertainment, overcame staffing shortages, and expanded her marketing to make this years fair a SMASHING success!! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com
32:47
October 19, 2022
BONUS - Please don't run out of food...
BONUS - Please don't run out of food...
Running out of food ruins the consumer experience, here's why its actually super important!
00:49
October 16, 2022
Explaining Why Money Follows Attention To Your Event
Explaining Why Money Follows Attention To Your Event
One of the best things your event can do is generate attention! How do you do that? You'll learn that and more in this episode as we break down the age old saying "Money Follows Attention"! Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com
11:36
October 12, 2022
BONUS - How To Make Your Vendors/Exhibitors Successful With Kits
BONUS - How To Make Your Vendors/Exhibitors Successful With Kits
Have booths at your event? In this BONUS EPISODE we're talking about how to create an exhibitor/vendor kit to increase their success! Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at HERE
09:01
October 09, 2022
Creating Efficiency In Your Event For Exponential Growth With Tegan Thompson
Creating Efficiency In Your Event For Exponential Growth With Tegan Thompson
Younger people in the event industry just see things different! Creating efficiency, smarter marketing, streamlined processes, the list goes on... In this episode you'll learn from Tegan Thompson, Owner of Crowd Design Inc. on how to curate efficiencies in your event as she chats with Fusion CEO Jake Sperley With clients like Whoop-Up-Days, Country Thunder, K-Days, and more, it's an episode you won't want to miss! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusiontickets.com
25:45
October 05, 2022
BONUS - When does your attendee experience start?
BONUS - When does your attendee experience start?
If I asked you "When does the attendee experience start" what would you say? Jake's answer might surprise you...
00:28
October 02, 2022
Marketing Strategies for Booth Based Events To Pack The House!
Marketing Strategies for Booth Based Events To Pack The House!
Want to pack the house of your next booth based event? In this episode Jake talks about how he'd market events with booths like fairs, trade shows, expos, and beer festivals. Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at HERE
21:25
September 28, 2022
BONUS - Turning Credential Expenses Into Revenue!
BONUS - Turning Credential Expenses Into Revenue!
BONUS EPISODE! How to make money through your credentials, badges, wristbands, and lanyards! Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at HERE
01:01
September 25, 2022
Event Credentials Galore With Credential Printing Expert Louis Rosner
Event Credentials Galore With Credential Printing Expert Louis Rosner
Event credentials and printed tickets are NOT a thing of the past, at-least for some events. In this episode you'll hear from the guy who's family invented thermal ticket printing, Louis Rosner from Boca Systems! You'll learn the different options for credentials, RFID, when paper tickets make sense, and how some paper ticketing can help with your sponsorships! Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusiontickets.com
23:15
September 21, 2022
BONUS - What kills the vibe at your event?
BONUS - What kills the vibe at your event?
You know what kills the vibe at your event? No it's not soggy pizza, well maybe, but Jake is thinking of something else in this BONUS episode!
00:28
September 18, 2022
How To Use Social Media For Your Event
How To Use Social Media For Your Event
Social media can be overwhelming. Ever changing, so many platforms, so little time to create content. There's a better way! In this weeks episode you're going to learn how to create content for social media that doesn't suck, take up all of your time, and actually works! Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com
07:27
September 14, 2022
BONUS - Sell Event Merchandise To Increase Revenue!
BONUS - Sell Event Merchandise To Increase Revenue!
BONUS EPISODE Want another revenue stream for your event? How about event merchandise? Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at HERE
01:33
September 11, 2022
Dominating High Ticket Sponsorships With Nick Addecott
Dominating High Ticket Sponsorships With Nick Addecott
Sponsorships are the marriage between excellent events and smart brands. In this episode you'll hear from the king of sponsorships Nick Addecott Director of Sports and Entertainment at Maverick Group! You'll learn how to approach sponsors, revamping your sponsorship program, what sponsors want, the key items to a great sponsorship program, and how data can propel not only sponsorships, but your event into a new dimension! Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusiontickets.com
33:42
September 07, 2022
BONUS - Why your box office staff matter!
BONUS - Why your box office staff matter!
Who sees your attendance first? Your box office staff! Here's why it's so important to nail that first impression!
00:25
September 04, 2022
9 Ways To Generate More Revenue For Your Event
9 Ways To Generate More Revenue For Your Event
Do you like making more money? So do we!! In this episode we're giving you 9 ways to make more money at your event through things we see our clients doing or personal things our host Jake Sperley has done! Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com
19:25
August 31, 2022
BONUS - How a Map Can Increase Engagement
BONUS - How a Map Can Increase Engagement
BONUS EPISODE! How to increase engagement by using a simple map! Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at HERE
01:37
August 28, 2022
Fair Innovation With the Queen of Canadian Fairs and Expositions Christina Franc
Fair Innovation With the Queen of Canadian Fairs and Expositions Christina Franc
Nobody knows Canadian Fairs and Expositions like Christina Franc, Executive Director of CAFE! In this episode we go over capturing data, incremental event changes, and how to market your event for increased attendance. If you run a fair, you CANNOT miss this episode! Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com
28:29
August 24, 2022
BONUS - What a poor experience does to your long term sales
BONUS - What a poor experience does to your long term sales
Bad experience = not coming back, how this could affect your ticket sales long term!
00:14
August 21, 2022
9 Tips To Sell More Event Tickets
9 Tips To Sell More Event Tickets
Want to sell more tickets or create a full house? Who doesn't!? In this episode from our webinar, we'll talk about the 9 tips to increase conversions and get people to your event. These are 9 small changes you can make to the ticketing experience. Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com
23:26
August 17, 2022
BONUS - One Tip To Increase Ticket Sales (Super Easy)
BONUS - One Tip To Increase Ticket Sales (Super Easy)
BONUS EPISODE! One tip to increase ticket sales (super easy) Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at HERE
01:30
August 14, 2022
Winning The Stakeholder Game For Massive ROI With Michelle Nicole McNabb
Winning The Stakeholder Game For Massive ROI With Michelle Nicole McNabb
Stakeholders are the core of most events between sponsors, exhibitors, and vendors; yet they're the most ignored! In this episode with Michelle Nicole McNabb from Emenee Management 'n' Events, we explore: - How event organizers can strengthen their stakeholder relationships - How to generate better ROI from stakeholders - What stakeholders actually care about You can find Michelle's 7C's here: Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com
44:06
August 10, 2022
Introduction to Fusion Tickets and How to Market Your Event and Sellout
Introduction to Fusion Tickets and How to Market Your Event and Sellout
The live recording from our Introduction to Fusion Tickets and How to Market Your Event and Sellout webinar! Want to see the video? Check here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLQ_h2b28a0 Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com
46:59
August 03, 2022
BONUS - One Tip To Increase Consumer Confidence!
BONUS - One Tip To Increase Consumer Confidence!
BONUS EPISODE! One tip to increase consumer confidence! Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at HERE
01:05
July 31, 2022
Old Fashion Hospitality in Rodeo Country With Pat Beard of The Pendleton Convention Center
Old Fashion Hospitality in Rodeo Country With Pat Beard of The Pendleton Convention Center
Events have one thing in common, great hospitality! Pat Beard of the Pendleton Convention Center is the guy who knows a thing or two about old fashion hospitality. In this episode you'll learn a thing or two from Oregon's friendly western city and home of the nations iconic rodeo, the Pendleton Roundup. Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at HERE
24:40
July 27, 2022
Event Academy Live Trailer
Event Academy Live Trailer
Event Academy Live is hosted by Fusion CEO Jake Sperley, with the purpose of leveling up the modern motivated event organizer! You can expect a new episode every Wednesday at 5am PST. Each episode will be action packed with tips to level up your game in event marketing, sponsorships, booth sales, venue management, event management, and much more! You'll be pleasantly surprised with special guest speakers from industry experts giving you their knowledge on what makes them success in the event industry! Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion! Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price! Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com
02:35
June 22, 2022