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Programming: Make It Special

Planning Special Events Yields Big Rewards

Feature Article - February 2013

From 4th of July Celebrations to Tree-Lighting Ceremonies, Concerts in the Park and beyond, special events can bring a community together—and may even offer a chance for your organization to boost

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Play Spaces
BCBS Association, Savannah Support Play Streets Initiative

Before You Go - January 2013

The city of Savannah and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) are supporting the initiative to create Play Streets, which are described as roads closed to traffic and opened to the community to encourage physical activity.

Find the Right Seating Solutions

Problem Solver - August 2012

Smaller, towable units are available that can be moved around your venue's grounds. Or you can look at larger, licensable, highway-towable units that can be moved from one end of town to another to provide additional seating at a variety of events.

Expand Event Programming

Problem Solver - August 2012

Mobile stages are much simpler to put together than other options, and they require far less manpower. Wooden portable stages can take a half-day to assemble and a half-day to take down. A mobile stage features remote control operation of the canopy and stage, as well as auto-leveling, making setup and tear-down a snap for just one or two people.

Mother Nature's Marathon

Web Exclusive - March 2012

When Mother Nature almost put a stop to a Vermont marathon, planners made quick, smart adjustments to ensure runners would get their chance to shine.

Find New Seating Solutions

Problem Solver - August 2011

There are smaller, towable units that can be moved around the grounds. And, there are larger, licensable, highway-towable units that can be moved many miles between events.

Stretch Event Programming Dollars

Problem Solver - August 2011

In challenging financial times, mobile stages can offer definite advantages over traditional band shells and other staging platforms to help stretch your programming dollar. Benefits include labor savings, the flexibility of serving different locations and the ability to earn rental income.

Jazz Up Your Events Facility

Problem Solver - August 2011

For example, you can find aluminum linenless tables with a beautiful finish on top that is attractive and contemporary. You won't even need linens to give your event space an eye-catching, beautiful new look. The finish of aluminum with randomly sanded swirls etched into the surface is even available in multiple colors, so you can easily find a look to fit your facility.

The Big Event

Communities Find New Ways to Host Elaborate Fests

Feature Article - October 2010

This features looks at several examples of how North American communities are implementing new ways to run special events that draw patrons and turn a profit. When special events are done right, they boost both the local economy and the community's reputation.