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Producing the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 with General Manager Rosie Spaulding
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Advice, Engagement, Marketing Strategy
5 Lessons for Marketers from InVision's Head of Global Events
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Advice, Event Strategy, Creative Ideas, Trends
A Playbook to Grow Your Online Community in 2021 (and Beyond...)
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On-Demand Demo: See Lennd's New Virtual Studio in Action
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Producing the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 with General Manager Rosie Spaulding
General manager Rosie Spaulding talks about event management, production, and community relations for the Rugby World Cup Sevens.
Advice , Engagement , Marketing Strategy
5 Lessons for Marketers from InVision's Head of Global Events
With no online community, no brand and no database—Keith Williams built a next generation virtual event from scratch. Discover the 5 lessons he learned.
Advice , Event Strategy , Creative Ideas , Trends
A Playbook to Grow Your Online Community in 2021 (and Beyond...)
Virtual events have now become a fundamental component to drive growth. Read the blog for everything you need to know to adopt a winning event strategy to carry you through 2021.
Demo
On-Demand Demo: See Lennd's New Virtual Studio in Action
Watch Lennd's new virtual studio in action. You'll get a glimpse at everything from building your event to what the experience looks like for attendees.  
Advice , Interview
Building a Virtual Event from the Ground-Up: 5 Lessons for Nonprofits
With no online community, no brand and no database—Keith Williams built a next generation virtual event from scratch. Discover the 5 lessons he learned.
Creative Ideas , Virtual Fundraising , Engagement
7 Creative and COVID-Friendly Virtual Fundraising Ideas (Plus Examples)
Keep your donors engaged and host an interactive fundraising event with these 7 virtual event ideas.
Product Updates
Product Release Notes
See the latest improvements and bug fixes from Lennd's product team this month.
Event Strategy , Event Technology
Top 4 Hidden Costs Operating Live Events with Spreadsheets or Airtable
Your event operations could get buried in spreadsheets, Airtable, slack and email. Or you could save time and get real work done in Lennd.
Product Updates
[On-Demand Demo] October 2021 Product Webinar
See what's new at Lennd this month. Watch the on-demand webinar for new feature updates, enhancements and a glimpse at what's to come.
Event Strategy , Trends , Event Technology
5 Ways to Simplify Sports Event Management with Portal Technology
Find out how industry leaders in sports are overcoming issues with credentials, assets, media, and CDC compliance through the power of Event Portal Software.
Event Strategy , Trends , Event Technology
Top 5 Challenges Facing Music Festival Operations in 2021 (and How to Overcome Them)
Industry leaders weigh in on the 5 common pitfalls impacting event operations post-pandemic. Plus the practical solutions you need to avoid them.
Event Strategy , Event Technology
What is event portal software?
Event portal software helps festivals, sports, media & conference teams build more efficient, profitable and scalable events. Learn more about the benefits.
Interview , Event Strategy , Event Technology
Manage Your Credentials Like Electric Zoo: A Behind-the-Scenes Look
We sit down with Chase Wilkes, credential manager for Electric Zoo, as he shares his tools, tips and tricks for smooth event advancement.
Announcements
Made Events Chooses Lennd to Power their Advancing Process for Electric Zoo.
We're excited to announce that Electric Zoo will be using Lennd during their 3-day festival during Labor Day Weekend in New York.
Interview
The Show Must Go On: How the Dew Tour Tackled COVID-19 Constraints
Why major events like the Dew Tour's have adopted Lennd to help combat COVID-19 to keep their staff and patrons safe.
Product Updates
Feature Update: Lennd's Health Pass
Keep your staff and patrons safe, track testing statuses and maintain health and safety protocol with Lennd's new Health Pass feature.
Event Strategy
Music Festival & Live Event Credential Management Checklist
Your timeline to prepare for a smooth advancement of your event’s credentials—from three months out to the last 24hrs leading up to the event. 
Product Updates
This Month at Lennd: Enhanced Navigation, New APIs, SMS & More
Lennd's June product update is here. See the latest feature releases this month, plus a glimpse at what's to come.
Interview
On-Demand Interview + Key Highlights: How to Build a Record-Breaking Campaign with Lisa Day
Watch this on-demand interview as the forward-thinking concept creator at CrankedUp—Keith Williams—takes you behind-the-scenes of his experience building this one-of-a-kind virtual event.  
Advice , Event Strategy , Trends
4 Long-Term Benefits You Can Expect When Adopting a Virtual Media Center
From lower costs to improved on-site experience—here are four of the biggest benefits that you can expect when adopting a virtual media hub.
Interview
On-Demand Interview + Key Highlights: How to Launch a Next Generation Virtual Event
Watch this on-demand interview as the forward-thinking concept creator at CrankedUp—Keith Williams—takes you behind-the-scenes of his experience building this one-of-a-kind virtual event.  
How Classy Engaged a 10,000-Person Audience For Their Flagship Event
When Classy’s cornerstone event, The Collaborative, went virtual, registration spiked from 1,200 participants to more than 10,000. With a crowd that large, they knew that engagement was going to be their biggest challenge, so they turned to TV for inspiration.
Neon One On Integrating Event Marketing Into Their Lead Generation Strategy
Event marketing is becoming an integral part of any lead generation strategy. Here, the VP of Marketing at Neon One talks about what that looks like for her team.
Announcements
PTO Partners with Lennd to Deliver a Virtual Media Hub for the PTO 2020 Championship
Lennd and the Professional Triathletes Organization (PTO) announce partnership to host the Virtual Media Hub for the 2020 PTO Championship.
Interview
How MLR Leveraged ESPORTS to Engage a Virtual Audience
Find out how Major League Rugby leveraged eSports and virtual sports tools to engage fans and grow the sport during Covid.
Interview
Lennd Podcast: The Future of Virtual Events with Superfly's Lindsay Adler and InVision's Lisa Day
Whether it's for your own in-house event strategy or external large-scale events, everyone is turning to each other for insight and advice.
Interview
Lennd Podcast: Inside the PGA Championship's Virtual Media Hub during COVID
The PGA of America's Patrick Kravitz and Liz Elliott provide a detailed look into creating and managing the PGA Championship's virtual media Hub.
Interview
The Festival Operations Behind the Ultra Australia Music Festival
Travis Grech of Ultra Australia talks about the challenges and rewards of producing an international electronic music festival.
Interview
Behind the NHL's Credentialing Process with Brittany Smyth
Find out what it takes to manage credentials for NHL events like the Stanley Cup.
Advice
Lennd Podcast: AEG's Katelyn Scott and the Farmers Insurance Open's Andy Harmatys
AEG's Katelyn Scott and the Farmers Insurance Open's Andy Harmatys discuss COVID-19, Virtual technology, the similarities between Festival and Tournament Operations and more.
Advice
Lennd Podcast: Gov Ball's Jen Stiles and New York City Marathon's Ted Metellus
Gov Ball's Jen Stiles and NY Marathon's Ted Metellus share a fun, candid conversation about how they are approaching the challenges of COVID and more. 
Advice
Behind the Operations of the Monster Energy Supercross Series during COVID-19
David Prater and Sean Brennan of Feld Motorsports about what it took to safely finish the Monster Energy AMA Supercross season in the middle of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Meet the Producer , Advice
Behind the Operations and Planning of The 'Virtual' NFL Draft
The NFL's Director of Major Events, Katie Keenan shares a behind the scenes look at the operations and planning behind the NFL Draft.
Meet the Producer
Strategic Planning in the Face of COVID-19 with Farmers Insurance Open's Andy Harmatys
The SVP of Tournament Affairs and Events at the Farmers Insurance Open, shares some of their strategic planning details in the face of COVID-19.
MAY 2020 SURVEY: What do you think your biggest operational challenge will be when you start producing in-person events again?
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Behind the Evolution of Brand Partnerships and Speaker Events with Group Y's Mark Sperling
Group Y's Founder & CEO, Mark Sperling discusses brand partnerships and speaker events.
Meet the Producer
Behind the Operations of the Ottawa Bluesfest
Director of Operations, Mike Rouleau and Operations Manager, Nick Descarie discuss the operations of the Ottawa Bluesfest
Meet the Producer
Streamlining the Festival Advance Process with MCP's Julie Daly
Back of House Operations Manager Julie Daly discusses best practices and tips on managing the festival advance process.
Meet the Producer
Behind the Production and Stage Management Process with Salomon Soloveichik
Production and Stage Manager Salomon Soloveichik discusses the ins and outs of the production world.
Meet the Producer
Behind the Ticket Operations of Major League Soccer's LAFC
Brian Thomas, Director of Ticket Operations & Box Office, details how LAFC uses technology to maximize their ticket operation and what it’s like to open a brand new facility.
Meet the Producer
On-Site Credential Management Best Practices
Rick and Deborah Scott, Founders of EC Solutions, share their best practices for managing credential operations at some of the most notable events in the world.
Meet the Producer
Behind the Operations of the Farmers Insurance Open
Nick Schling, Director of Operations at The Farmers Insurance Open, shares what it's like to produce one of the PGA Tour's premiere golf tournaments.
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Behind the Artist Advancing Process with Sophie Reeves
Assembly Vault's Sophie Reeves shares her tips and advice for managing the artist advancing process.
Meet the Producer
Behind the Ticket Operations of the Newport Folk and Jazz Festival
Newport Folk & Jazz Festival's Director of Ticketing, Deb Girard, shares her experience and advice from managing one of the most historical festivals in the country.  
Meet the Producer
Managing Ticket Operations and Crowd Safety with AC Entertainment's Zach Edwards
AC Entertainement's Zach Edwards shares advice for managing Ticket Operations and Crowd Safety.
Announcements
Lennd & Elevate Tickets Launch Integration Partnership
Elevate Tickets and Lennd have launched an integration partnership to provide a fully integrated and streamlined access control solution for event organizers.
Announcements
Conference USA Partners with Lennd to Streamline Sponsor Operations
Conference USA has partnered with Lennd to streamline sponsor and vendor operations and improve communication surrounding their 16 Conference Championship events.
Announcements
San Diego Running Co. Partners with Lennd to Streamline Vendor Payments & Operations
The San Diego Running Company partners with Lennd to streamline vendor and sponsor sales and operations. 
Announcements
Group Y Partners with Lennd to Streamline Speaker Operations
Group Y partners with Lennd to streamline speaker operations and management for 25 of the top lifestyle events around the world. 
Announcements
The Stronach Group Partners with Lennd to Streamline Event Operations
The Stronach Group partners with Lennd to streamline event operations, improve internal communications and integrate with Eventbrite for The Preakness Stakes and the Pegasus World Cup.
Product Updates
Interactive Status Tracking Dashboards
Our latest product updates to Credentials and Passes, Issuance and Check-in, Payments and more.
Announcements
How Made In LA Festival Integrated Lennd + Eventbrite
How Golden Road's Made In LA festival leveraged the Lennd and Eventbrite integration to streamline their guest list management process.
Announcements
Reggae Rise Up Chooses Lennd as their New Festival Database
Reggae Rise Up partners with Lennd to streamline event operations, improve internal communications and integrate with Eventbrite.
Announcements
SweetWater 420 Fest Chooses Lennd as their New Event Database
SweetWater 420 Fest and Happy Ending Productions partners with Lennd to streamline event operations, credential management and improve internal communications.
Announcements
The Farmers Insurance Open Partners with Lennd To Streamline Event Operations
Lennd and the Century Club of San Diego announce partnership to streamline event operations for the Farmers Insurance Open.
Announcements
Riot Fest Partners with Lennd to streamline Guest List Management
Riot Fest partners with Lennd to streamline event operations, credential management and improve internal communications.
Announcements
ONE Musicfest Partners with Lennd to Streamline Event Operations
Rival Entertainment partners with Lennd to streamline event operations, credential management and improve internal communications for ONE Musicfest.
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Managing Ticket and Credential Requests with Eventbrite's Biasha Mitchell
Biasha Mitchell, Director of Festival Strategy for Eventrbrite, shares her experience managing ticket and credential requests and highlights the benefits of the Eventbrite and Lennd Integration.
Announcements
The Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival Partners With Lennd to Streamline Event Operations
The Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival has partnered with Lennd to to become more operationally efficient and improve internal communications among their departments, vendors, artists, sponsors, staff and crew.
Announcements
Clusterfest Partners with Lennd to Streamline Event Operations
Superfly has partnered with Lennd for Clusterfest in order to become more operationally efficient and improve internal communications among their vendors, artists, sponsors, staff and crew.
Meet the Producer
Behind the Evolving World of Event Production with James Klein
James Klein, SVP Live Production for GPJ shares his event production insights and experience in Lennd's latest interview.
Announcements
Kilowatt Events Partners with Lennd to Streamline Event Operations
The Kilowatt Events team has partnered with Lennd as part of an ongoing initiative to streamline their event operations.
Announcements
Oktoberfest Brisbane Partners with Lennd to Streamline Festival Operations
Australia's Largest Oktoberfest (Oktoberfest Brisbane) has partnered with Lennd as part of an ongoing initiative to streamline their festival operations.
Product Updates
Catering Requests & Management with Lennd
Meal Management Solution for Events. Lennd allows event managers to take control of the costly problems that occur when feeding event crew, artists, and staff.
Product Updates
Collecting Applications with Lennd
Now you can use Lennd to create, collect, and manage all of your Event Applications.
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Behind Baltimore's Citywide Festival Operations with Kathy Hornig
Behind the Scenes of a city-wide events portfolio with Baltimore Office of Promotion and Arts COO/Festival Director, Kathy Hornig.
Announcements
Monterey Jazz Festival Partners with Lennd to Streamline Event Operations
The 62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival has partnered with Lennd as part of an ongoing initiative to streamline their event operations.
Announcements
Townsquare Media Partners with Lennd to Streamline Event Operations
Townsquare Media has partnered with Lennd to streamline credential operations and improve internal communications among their vendors, artists, sponsors, staff and crew.
Announcements
Something In The Water Partners with Lennd to Streamline Event Operations
The team behind Pharrell Williams' inaugural Something In The Water festival has partnered with Lennd to become more operationally efficient and improve internal communications among their vendors, artists, sponsors, staff and crew.
Meet the Producer
A Career in Event Operations with Townsquare Media's VP of Live Events Sally Lidinsky
Townsquare Media's VP of Live Events, Sally Lidinksy shares her experience and advice for building a career in event operations.
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Behind the Evolution of the Essence Festival with Anika Grant
LENND + XLIVE Interview Series: Behind the Essence Festival Operations with Essence Festival's Director of Client Solutions Anika Grant.
Announcements
RBC Ottawa Bluesfest partners with Lennd to Streamline Event Operations
The RBC Ottawa Bluesfest team has partnered with Lennd to become more operationally efficient and improve internal communications among their vendors, artists, sponsors, staff and crew.
Meet the Producer
Event Sustainability Advice with Jen Caruso of Caruso Presents
XLIVE and LENND Insight Series: Festival Operations Manager Jen Caruso shares her event sustainability advice for events of all sizes.
Announcement
The Inaugural BeachLife Festival Partners with LENND to Streamline Festival Operations
The Inaugural BeachLife Music Festival Partners with Lennd to Streamline Festival Operations.
Announcements
Pasadena Tournament of Roses® SIP & SAVOR Partners with LENND to Streamline Event Operations
The Inaugural Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Sip & SAVOR Event Partners with Lennd to Streamline Vendor Operations. 
Product Updates
Pass Management, Credentials & Payments Updates
Our latest product updates to Credentials and Passes, Issuance and Check-in, Payments and more.
Product Updates
An Easier Way to Collect and Track Critical Event Documents
The process to collect, track and manage document requests from you vendors, artists, sponsors and other groups has never been easier.
Announcements
Governors Ball Music Festival Partners with Lennd to Power Festival Operations
Founders Entertainment partners with LENND to power festival operations for the 2018 Governors Ball Music Festival.
Product Updates
Event Portals by Lennd
A critical missing piece to your event planning process. A custom event home for all your vendors, artists, sponsors and any group to submit, request and find key information.
Advice
Event Credentials eBook
We compiled advice, tips and stories from the world's top event managers to create this event credential management ebook. It's a great primer for any event concerned about security, access control and pass management.
Advice
10 Traits of the Best Box Office and Credential Managers
What to look for in a great Box Office and Credential Manager.
Advice
Credential Management Advice: 11 Common Mistakes
Credential Management Advice: 11 common mistakes credential managers make when managing credentials.
Meet the Producer
Behind the NFL's Credential Management Process
NFL's Accreditation and event operations manager Kelsey Pietrangelo gives insight into credential management for the NFL.
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The Rise of the Fan Convention with ReedPOP's Mary Franklin
ReedPOP Global Event Director Mary Franklin shares her 15-year experience of launching and producing fan conventions like the Star Wars Celebration around the world.
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Building a Non-Profit in the Festival Industry
Executive Director and Co-Founder Evan Gross discusses the mission behind Life Under the Wheel, a non-profit focused on the event world that benefits people with life-threatening illnesses.
The Evolution of the Trade Show with AGENDA and ComplexCon's Co-Founder Aaron Levant
AGENDA & ComplexCon Co-Founder Aaron Levant takes us behind the scenes and discusses the evolution of the modern day trade show.
Announcements
LENND Partners with the Historic Newport Folk Festival® and Newport Jazz Festival® to Power Box Office Operations
ANNOUNCEMENT: The Newport Folk and Jazz Festival Team Partners with LENND.
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Producing the Charleston Wine + Food festival with Executive Director Gillian Zettler
Executive Director, Gillian Zettler to discusses producing the Charleston Wine + Food Festival, sponsor activation, career advice and more.
Announcements
CHARLESTON WINE + FOOD PARTNERS WITH LENND TO POWER EVENT OPERATIONS
ANNOUNCEMENT: Charleston Wine + Food partners with LENND to streamline event operations and logistics.
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Leaving an Olympic Legacy with LA84 Foundation President and CEO Renata Simril
How the LA84 Foundation and the Olympics left an Olympic legacy for LA. LA84 Foundation President & CEO shares sustainability advice for major events.
Meet the Producer
Event Marketing and Communications with Sarah Hawkins of Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018
Director of Communications and Marketing Sarah Hawkins of the 2018 Rugby World Cup talks about strategic communication and event marketing strategy.
Advice
Managing Global Event Logistics with the Extreme Sailing Series Event Director Andy Tourell
Event Director Andy Tourell gives a glimpse into event management and global event logistics for the Extreme Sailing Series.
Advice
22 Leadership Lessons from some of the Top Event Professionals in the World
22 Leadership Lessons from some of the top event professionals in the world.
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Managing Campground Operations at Firefly Music Festival with Josh Mohr
Firefly Music Festival's Operations Director, Josh Mohr breaks down campground operations behind the festival.
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Behind the Super Bowl with VP of Operations and Logistics Kyle Chank
Super Bowl Vice President of Operations and Logistics Kyle Chank shares what it takes to plan, setup and operate four Super Bowl events.
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Managing the Olympic and Paralympic Bid Process with LA 2024 COO, John Harper
LA 2024 COO John Harper discusses the responsibility and strategy to oversee the Olympic and Paralympic Bid Process
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Content for the Most Iconic Stages in the World with Michael Figge
Michael Figge of Possible Productions takes us behind the scenes of the most iconic stages in the world and discusses how LED and Projection Mapping are changing the event landscape.
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Behind the Meetings Industry with IMEX CEO Carina Bauer
IMEX CEO Carina Bauer shares insights on how to make the most out of conferences.
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A Career in College Athletics with University of Texas Athletic Director Chris Plonsky
University of Texas Athletic Director Chris Plonsky shares her insights, advice and leadership lessons for a career in college athletics.
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Behind the LA 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Process with Chief Bid Officer Danny Koblin
Chief Bid Officer of LA's Olympic effort, Danny Koblin takes us behind the LA 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Process.