Operations

All things related to operations and running your event. Here you can read about topics such as event security, logistics, site planning and more.

5 Things Every Festival Could Learn From EDC Las Vegas

BY: ROSS GARDINER, Intellitix ContributorAnyone that has ever come through the tunnel and onto the Las Vegas Speedway during Electric Daisy Carnival will attest, there’s no festival in the world that...

5 Reasons We Love Chicago Blues Festival

BY: ROSS GARDINER, Intellitix ContributorThe city of Chicago has one of the most thriving summer festival scenes in the United States. On any given weekend, neighborhoods will be brought together in...

5 Ways Lightning in a Bottle is Leading the Way for Sustainable Festivals

BY: BROCK MARTIN, Intellitix Sales Development RepLast weekend in central California, Lightning in a Bottle undertook its 12th edition. With approximately 20,000 people attending every year, LIB has become the centerpoint...

Masterclass: Steve Lieberman of SJ Lighting On What it Takes to Step Up Your...

It’s not enough to have a lineup and some beer anymore. People need to be blown away. The bar has continued to move higher over the last decade and one area that...

How to Make Volunteers the Lifeblood of Your Festival

Staffing is a priority concern for festivals large and small. Although blockbuster mega-fests are staffed by major organizations like Staff Pro, smaller festival staff rosters are often powered by volunteers. Most...
4 Overlooked Advantages Vendors Should Really Know About Cashless Payment

4 Overlooked Advantages Vendors Should Really Know About Cashless Payments + VIDEO

Well, congratulations! You’ve decided to go cashless at your festival! You’ve done your homework, weighed up your options and found that you like abundant profits, consumer data and ease of commerce....

MASTERCLASS: Decibel Founder Sean Horton on How to Throw an Inner City Festival

Running a festival in a city is an entirely different beast than taking over a field in a rural area. The number of potential obstacles—ranging from angry neighbors to unresponsive mayors—can...

Toronto Winter Brewfest Patrons Love Cashless Payments

Last weekend marked the return of Toronto Winter Brewfest and the people of the city were eager to wet their whistle with some of Canada's finest brews.More than 6,000 craft beer...
Fiesta de la Primavera

Ibiza’s Fiesta de la Primavera Deploys Intellitix’s Access Control and Cashless Systems

Today marks the first day of spring, but the real kick-off of the season happens this Sunday in Ibiza, Spain. Atzaro Fundraising’s Fiesta de la Primavera is a celebration of spring...

Life on the Road: The Festival Guy™ Shares the Secrets He’s Learned from Attending...

Tucker Gumber—aka The Festival Guy™—is one of the world’s most festivaled individuals. Since embarking upon this colorful journey of human celebration in 2011, Gumber has been to 112 festivals and has...

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