Profits Rise for Conferences and Events (From NYT)

Posted by Bob Appel on Oct 28, 2013 12:41:22 PM

Profits for conferences and events are on the rise, and many media companies are now getting into the often lucrative events business according to an article in today's New York Times. Evidence for the popularity of media company produced events: the New York Times is producing 16 events this year, up from one event in 2011; Huffington Post will produce three new events next year; Cosmopolitan two events; Atlantic Media some 200 events a year.

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Topics: Blog Post, conferences, events, FORA.tv, Industry News, live stream, New York Times, pay-per-view, profits, sponsorship, ticket sales, video

The $64,000 Question: Event Video vs. Ticket Sales?

Posted by Andrew Edwards on Jun 21, 2013 10:58:58 AM

“Will offering online video undercut the ticket sales and attendance of my event?” It’s one of the biggest concerns we hear from event organizers when they are considering videotaping and live streaming their event. Event organizers spend months organizing their event or conference, and don’t want to jeopardize ticket sales or attendance numbers.

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Topics: Blog Post, event video, ticket sales