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How to Ensure Attendance at Your Next Event

How to Ensure Attendance at Your Next Event

Our General Session alone can hold more than 1,500 people. So how do you get a full house in a space that big? We’ll let you in on our top three secrets to ensure event attendance.

  1. Use your network.

From e-blasts to past customers or stakeholders, to personal letters to Board Members or sponsors, don’t hesitate to ask those in your organization’s existing network to help you spread the word. They can show support for your event through phone calls, emails, social media mentions or hosting promotional materials in a high-traffic area of their office.

  1. Promote, promote, promote.

The Sacramento area has a great selection of community calendars on which you can post your event. When finding calendars, consider local and regional printed publications, news stations, city websites and community organizations that have a following that matches your event’s target demographic. And don’t forget to post your event on Sacramento 365! It’s a go-to event resource for Sacramento area residents.

Also be sure to start promoting the event as early as you can on your organization’s website, in e-blasts and on your social media.

  1. Ask us for help.

Whether it’s questions about the above information or how to best work with the MCC to promote your event, your Conference Services Director can help! Ask about adding your event to our online event calendar or how to get featured on our social media platforms. Our network of more than 1,000 local individuals and businesses is sure to help you gain traction with your event attendance.

Check out photos from some of our favorite past events here!

MCC Three: Upcoming Events

MCC Three: Upcoming Events

Trade expos, concerts and luncheons, OH MY. 2016 is already proving to be a busy year for the McClellan Conference Center team–and we still have half a year to go! Here are three upcoming events in October that you won’t want to miss.

What IF? Conference – October 5, 2016

Everyone from donors to board members to nonprofit CEOs are invited to the first annual What IF? Conference. In one, very full day, some of the world’s most effective philanthropists, organizational experts and passionate advocates will share insights and experiences.

Learn more here.

12th Annual Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary’s Helping Handbags Luncheon – October 15, 2016

Get ready to shop! This fun event will feature many opportunities to purchase a great selection of handbags, and also boasts an impressive live and silent auction portion with great experiences up for grabs. Purchase your tickets now before they sell out!

You can find more information about the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary here.

Sac-Con – October 22 & 23, 2016

Join thousands of fellow comic enthusiasts at this annual staff favorite. In addition to a great variety of panels and workshops, art and a charity auction, highlights of this year’s event include appearances by Irene Bedard, voice of Disney’s Pocahantas, and David Yost, the Blue Ranger in Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers.

Ticket info and more here.