Episode 171

Haunt Weekly - Episode 171 - Building a Haunter Convention


March 11th, 2019

1 hr 1 sec

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About this Episode

The haunted attraction industry loves its conferences but there are still plenty of areas that are either unserved or underserved. To that end, there are many out there who may be cnosidering setting up a conference or gathering of their own.


But here's the thing: If you want your conference to be a success, you need to take some basic precautions and have a few ideas on what will make your event great. Luckily, we're here to help with some of our best advice for when we have organized events in the past including tips on how not to brankrupt yourself, or your conference, trying to put on a great show.

This Week's Episode Includes:

  1. Intro
  2. Conference Reminders
  3. Our History Organizing Events
  4. Do The Business Stuff
  5. Start Small
  6. Creating the Idea
  7. Choosing the Location
  8. Choosing and Caring for Speakers
  9. The Social Aspect
  10. Announcing and Marketing
  11. How Conferences Make and Lose Money
  12. Selling Tickets
  13. Running the Event
  14. After the Event
  15. Special Considerations for Haunters
  16. Conclusions

All in all, whether you're planning to start a convention or looking to go to one, this is one episode you do not want to miss!