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WORKSHOP: Planning & Marketing Events That Don't Suck

Event Details:

Event Type: Open to members and non-members
Registration: Required
Registration Fees:
Member $10.00
Student $10.00
Guest $15.00
Non-Member $15.00
Location: NCMIC Group, Inc., 14001 University Ave., Clive, IA 50325
Time: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Location Description:

Please park in the west parking lot and enter through those doors. (not the main entrance)

Event Description:

Planning & Marketing Events That Don't Suck

Zach Harsin, Operations Director
Jared Bakewell, Marketing Director
Pink Gorilla Events

Registration and Networking: 3-3:30 p.m.
Workshop: 3:30-5 p.m.

Workshop Description:

Join Pink Gorilla Events as we walk you through: how to plan, market and implement events that don’t suck. Whether you are planning an internal office party or an event with a million-dollar budget, you will walk away with practical steps for producing events like the pros. From creating the initial budget and event plan, to effectively marketing your event, we will help walk you through each step with a fun & interactive workshop experience.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Learn how to plan & implement an event people actually want to attend
  2. Learn how to effectively market events
  3. Learn how to create a complete experience for your attendees

About the Presenters:

Zach Harsin & Jared Bakewell are partners at Pink Gorilla Events where they serve as the Operations Director & Marketing Director respectively. Pink Gorilla Events is an independent event production & marketing company founded in 2008. Annually Pink Gorilla Events hosts 24,000+ runners at events like the Market to Market Relay, Leprechaun Chase and Good Life Halfsy among other events. Their passion is creating unique, large scale hyper-local signature running experiences that appeal to elite athletes just as much as the casual fun-runner. We pride ourselves on innovation, attention to detail, and creating a great experience for everyone on race day.

Event Giveaway:

Pink Gorilla Events will be giving away a $2,500 sponsorship package to the 2019 Market to Mark Relay Iowa.

Registration Details:
The max attendance for this event is 40 attendees. Registration will cut off when we've reached 40 attendees. Register for this workshop by noon on Monday, May 21. After noon on Monday, May 21 an additional $10 will be charged for registrations. This additional charge will be reflected in the registration prices listed above. Any registrations not cancelled by May 21 will be billed. Cancellations may be made by emailing Invoiced payments will be assessed a $5 administration fee. AMA Iowa encourages pre-payment online in advance of our events.

AMA Iowa encourages pre-payment online in advance of our events.


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