May 11, 2021

Fundraising? Virtual Events & Strategies to Get You Started


In this episode of The Event Tech Talk Show, which originally aired on May 10, 2021, podcast host Adam Parry chats with fundraising expert Brandy Keller – Vice President of Product at Community Brands. This image and below synopsis are taken directly from the event tech talk show.

With virtual/hybrid events here to stay, there’s a lot more to think about before simply diving into the planning. So, Brandy will be sharing top tips and virtual considerations to help charity/fundraising events reach their targets; looking at the best contemporary strategies, success stories, top tips for engaging with participants, offsetting fundraising costs and more besides.

The Event Tech Talk Show is a LIVE podcast brought to you by Event Tech Live a series of events bringing together event planners and event technology suppliers

Each episode features industry professionals discussing various aspects of event technology from virtual events, event marketing, marketing technology, Saas and the future of the events industry


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