How can you prevent crew burnout?

Did you know that 1 in every 3 event professionals are suffering from mental health concerns and/or experiencing crew burnout? While news outlets are quick to report on the surprising rates of addiction and mental health issues in the musician and performing arts communities, what is often under-reported are the thousands of event professionals and…

How to turn on cost saving initiatives without turning off your customers

The main function of any business is to make money. Businesses that make money can serve their customers and industry better, whereas businesses that lose money typically aren’t in business for much longer. That’s why the “bottom line” is always of such great concern for companies of all shapes and sizes. Being set-up for long-term…

Are you selling on value or price? Ask yourself these 4 questions.

Why are some event companies better at selling their value than others? And how can event management software help? Sure, successful event and entertainment companies deliver great experiences, products and services, but they are ultimately driven by successful sales. And, successful sales are driven by a team who understands the exact value in what they’re…

How to use a crew app to fill open shifts and make better business decisions

A well-produced event can transform a simple day into a memorable lifelong experience. However, producing events that amaze is frankly, challenging. From concept design to execution, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of moving parts that must come together perfectly to create a successful (and profitable) event. One of the most important roles in the…

3 employee scheduling basics you should be reviewing constantly

We often hear this – event companies are using excel spreadsheets, Google docs, and multiple calendars for their employee scheduling processes as well as the overall tracking of their freelance staff or crew. Crew cannot clock in and out on-site and no internal labor management process integrates or provides reporting that floats back into accounting….

Are you making these 3 event staff management mistakes?

Producing and staffing successful events requires not only a robust talent pool of qualified and competent people, but it also requires event companies to employ the right tools to communicate with and manage them and satisfy all parties involved in the process. As the competition in this industry continues to grow fiercer, it’s on you…

The next big thing in crew management

The gig economy continues to grow at an astounding rate. This is in large part to the plethora of technology and platforms currently available to both businesses and their workers. These solutions make it more streamlined for businesses to manage their entire labor workflow, as well as easier for their people to obtain work. However,…