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  • If You Build It, They Will Come: 3 Ways to Make a Great Website for Your Venue

    Whether you’re a theatre, college box office, music festival or live music venue, a great website is an absolute necessity. Not just one that looks pretty, but one that is fully functional. Your website is the face of your company and is one of your biggest marketing assets. Think about the things...

  • Checklist for a Remarkable Festival [Infographic]

    Festivals of all sizes are using the same tools and tactics as the big dogs to give their patrons these remarkable festival experiences. It's not just the Bonnaroos and the Coachellas of the world. After being a part of the industry for over a decade, certain aspects of festival planning become...

  • Top Trends We Saw At INTIX 2015

    Another year has just begun, and with it comes a favorite tradition of mine: hitting the ground running at another INTIX conference. For those of you who are unfamiliar, INTIX is a conference where some of the best minds in the live event ticketing industry come together to talk about the latest...

  • Vendini Joins PCI Security Standards Council to Improve Payment Data Security Worldwide

    2014 was an exciting year for the product and engineering teams here at Vendini. We released website manager to let our Members build awesome, responsive websites. We deployed our all-in-one festival solution , complete with RFID integration. But one of the most important things we did in 2014...

  • Vendini Loves the Arts: Giving Back to Nonprofits All Year Round

    As the year comes to a close, we hit that season where giving is at the forefront of our minds. A time when we’re with friends and family, television commercials are pulling at our heartstrings and our nation as a whole tends to come together to give back. According to a study by Classy, a...

  • Unlock the Power of RFID: Why It’s Not Just for Mega-Festivals Anymore

    Over the past five to ten years, innovative and exciting new technologies have become a go-to crowd pleaser for music festivals around the globe. Social media check-in points where you can stream Tweets and pictures onto giant screens, mobile cell phone towers – or COWs (Cell On Wheels) – that keep...

  • Black Friday 2014: Electronics vs. Experiences

    It’s a well-documented phenomenon: rather than buying shiny motorized toys and laying down cash on a mortgage, people are opting for experiences. Ones they can share with others on social media, cherish through pictures and add to their repertoire of personal stories and anecdotes. With the biggest...

  • Thank YOU For Helping Us Make The Deloitte Technology Fast 500!

    As many of those reading this know, I started Vendini in 2001 as a way to give back to the arts community. I’ve always been passionate about the arts, so I wanted to use my particular skillset to contribute in my own way. I might not be able to sing, dance or act, but I’ve been able to give venues...

  • What One Entrepreneur Learned From Working for Steve Jobs: An Interview with CEO Mark Tacchi on Inc.com

    This article originally appeared on Inc.com, and was the result of a series of interviews by Inc contributor, Minda Zetlin. You can find the original article here, and can also find Minda on Twitter at @mindazetlin. Imagine going to work for Steve Jobs as a recent college graduate. That's what...

  • 4 Tips For Establishing Your Brand Early On

    Every business, regardless of size, location or industry, has a unique identity – a highly crafted image and persona. But this is something that doesn’t happen overnight. It isn’t some kind of accident, does not happen serendipitously and most definitely takes serious thought and effort. Think...

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