How to run a sporting event

Using Event Lanyards At Sporting Days

If you are managing an upcoming sports event or you are on the team and helping with the event, then there are a few things that need to be considered to make sure the event turns out right. Here are some things to consider to ensure success of your event. The old faithful of the event scene is event lanyards. They are used to secure certain area, carry keys to storage units, hold ID badges and other accessories that make managing the event easier. Along with trusty event lanyards some of our hot tips are below for running an awesome sports day.

 Make a planPut Together a Detailed Plan

Having a plan in advance can make a big difference to the success of your event, and you will need to consider the big and small details and put together a detailed plan. When the plan is in writing, it ensures that all team members have the same goals as they are preparing for the event. Put together a plan for the event setup, ongoing management, and cleanup after the event is over.

PartnershipLook for Partnerships and Sponsorships

There are ways to save money on the costs of the event, and working together with sponsors or partners is a great way to cover the costs that will be required. Talk with the sponsors and get their donations, and then invite them to advertise their company through banners or other forms of advertisement.

Many times, event managers put together banners and marquees to use throughout the event, and the bigger sponsors can have their logos placed on the banner. Or, you might even invite the donors to have their own banners put together, especially if the venue is large enough to display multiple banners and marquees.

BrandingMaintain Consistency with the Branding

When it comes to branding, consistency is key. Anytime you are having fliers, banners, or any other event items created, make sure that you maintain the right message and use the same colors and branding techniques along the way. You can work with the companies that will be printing the items for you, and show them the other branding efforts that have been done to ensure that the same message is used across the board.

MarketingMarket the Event

Planning the perfect event doesn’t guarantee success, especially if no one shows up! Just because the event is planned doesn’t mean that you will have a good turnout, so it is important to put time and effort into marketing the event and spreading the word to people who would be interested in attending. Marketing efforts can be done through local avenues, as well as online methods to reach a broader audience.

The marketing efforts should match the branding that will be used on the banners and fliers at the event, so that you can maintain the consistency with the branding every step of the way. Look for options through traditional media outlets as well as social media websites, and you can also talk with sponsors, partners and other organizations to help spread the word about your event.

Do you need help planning the right types of banners and marquees for your upcoming event? We invite you to contact us today to learn more about the many options that we offer. We are always available to answer your questions and plan the best event possible.

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Rebecca Montrenes

Rebecca is our sales director and specializes in helping clients get the right product for their event, expo or conference. You can usually find her in the office running the numbers or down the road actually running around at DisneyLand.

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