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Inside the World of a Talent Buyer: Tools, Resources, and Trade Secrets Revealed

Our panelists of venue talent buyers dive into the toolkit they use daily - resources, tools, and events they attend that are vital for success in their field. 
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(RECORDING) MAKE MORE MONEY WEBINAR: ALL THINGS TICKETING

Watch the recording of our Make More Money Ticketing webinar with a panel of 5 industry experts.
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Opendate Demo (Recording): Watch Now!

Watch the recording of our most recent live demo for venue owners and operators.
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(Recording) Make More Money Webinar: Talent Buying

What tools are you using for talent buying? What deal structures? How are you negotiating the best buys for your venue?
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Opendate Calendar is now free to use!

ICYMI - Opendate's purpose-built venue calendar tool is now part of our free Opener plan. Get started today!
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Maximizing Revenue & Elevating Fan Experiences with Add-Ons & Upgrades

Let's talk about taking your venue to the next level in 2024. We all know that selling tickets is crucial, but what if I told you there's a secret sauce to boost your revenue even more?
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Make More Money Webinar: Unique & Themed Events (Recording)

Join our panelists for a discussion and Q&A on how they're finding success running unique events outside of talent buy.
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APAP 2024 Conference Recap: What we learned connecting with Performing Art Centers

The Opendate team recently attended the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) conference in New York. It provided a great opportunity to connect with colleagues, engage with existing clients, and forge new relationships within the dynamic world of performing arts. Here's a recap of what we learned during our time at APAP.
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5 Key Takeaways from 2023: Insights from US Music Venues

Live music had a big year in 2023! We asked a number of venue owners and operators what they learned and took away from 2023. These 5 themes rose to the top.
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Make More Money Webinar (Recording): Event & Tour Marketing

Watch the recording of our December Make More Money series where 4 trailblazers in venue marketing discussed marketing shows, events and tours.
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NEW PRODUCT: Opendate Launches New Finance Features

Watch the demo recording of our new Finance Features, plus insight into Opendate ticketing and more.
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3 Features that make Opendate the fastest automated ticketing experience in the industry

Tickets are a HOT commodity, so you want to have a ticketing system that is easy for your employees to use. Less time spent on ticketing equals more time to plan your event to wow fans and focus on additional revenue streams, like add-ons and upgrades.
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3 ways to drive more ticket sales for your venue — get ready to pack the house

Before you can pack the house, you need to sell tickets. How do you sell out an event to turn that dream into a reality? With Opendate, there are three ways you can drive more ticket sales for your venue.
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Google Sheets is failing you in offer management — here’s what to do instead

Let us help you take Offer Management to the next level. Opendate lets you build and send offers directly within our app AND track responses from each artist. Dive deeper to learn about the benefits this solution will offer you.
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Is your method for sourcing talent a major headache?

Finding talent doesn’t have to take all your time and energy. Opendate’s Artist Discovery solution takes away the hassle of searching for talent with a database of close to 1.7 million performers. That’s a lot to choose from!
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What an end-to-end ticketing solution looks like (Spoiler: It's game-changing!)

From first contact through settlement, Opendate is the all-in-one platform for the live music industry. Get started for free today.
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Equip your team for success with Opendate’s all-in-one venue operating system

Equip your team with a purpose-built platform that has venue management and ticketing tools in an all-in-one solution. To pull off a successful event, your team needs the necessary tools to get it done.
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A majority of venues report they want to attract new audiences this year - here's how

Time to pack your venues with both new and existing fans! It surprises people to know that marketing often requires crunching numbers and recording data. Data is especially helpful in acquiring new audiences and can help your venue succeed in the long run. 
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How to leverage your fan data to build additional revenue streams

It’s time to get to know your fans! By being in tune with your fans, you can provide them the best experience possible and continue to build a loyal fan base while creating higher revenue. There’s always room for improvement, and Opendate can provide assistance with collecting actionable fan data.
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Is your venue management tool helping you hit your 2023 goals?

A National Survey conducted by Opendate reveals 80.6% of venues are focusing on increasing ticket revenue in 2023. Is your venue management tool offering ways to hit your revenue goals?
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Alex and Andrew Jensen, founders of NoonChorus, join Opendate to Launch Groundbreaking Venue Management Solutions

Opendate makes key hires to accelerate growth and development of its best-in-class venue management and ticketing solution software platform.
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Opendate Asset Manager: New Feature Release

From riders and contracts to posters and flyers, keep everything you need in one place where the right people have access.
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Opendate introduces the Branded Venue App that puts fans first

Introducing the Branded Venue app — a must-have app for those who work in the music industry and those who are looking to build a loyal fan base for their venue.
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Create tickets efficiently with Opendate’s hassle-free ticketing system

At Opendate, we pride ourselves on having the quickest, most efficient way to create tickets in the music industry all within one platform. 
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Better Communicate With and Incentivize Fans with Opendate Fan Manager

At Opendate, we’ve created a solution that helps venues understand their fans, improve marketing abilities and a solution to sell more tickets by communicating with fans of your venue, specific genres, artists and more.
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You're busy enough - here's how to de-risk venue bookings (and save time)

Between sourcing talent for your venue, confirming holds, and promoting shows, your plate is full. Here's how to de-risk your booking process and calculate ROI with each show.
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Everything You Need, In The Palm of Your Hand

A first hand account of how Opendate's mobile organizer app can help take your event from chaotic to controlled.
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Give Your Fans A Swift Experience With Opendate Ticketing

A few things every venue should consider when evaluating their ticketing provider.
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Not Just A Calendar: Opendate Gives You More, All In One Place

Running a venue is rewarding, but tough work. Opendate can help you and your team get more out of your time and effort by simplifying process, providing better data, and being a single source of truth for all the moving parts it takes to put on a great show.
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Get More From Your Followers with Opendate’s Social Media Automation

Opendate’s integrations with Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter save time when it comes to creating and scheduling content to share with your venue’s fans.
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Looking for more shows? Try Opendate Artist Search!

Every venue can benefit from one more show - Opendate makes it easier to get the right act on your stage.
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5 Key Takeaways from Our Conversation with The Vogue’s Sarah Silcox

We'll break down and share some insight on five key takeaways from Opendate’s recent Crowdcast with Sarah Silcox, Director of Marketing at the Vogue, a historic venue in Indianapolis.
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Save Time Using Opendate’s Eventbrite Integration

Opendate’s integration with Eventbrite is easy to use and can save venues a lot of time in getting information to booking agents and artists management.
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Great Venues Deserve Great Platforms

We’ve been talking to a lot of venues…here’s what we’ve learned and how we can help.
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