Whether you are a for profit, nonprofit or something in between – all organizations and business concerns need money to get going and to keep going. So whether you are a startup or simply a small organization here are a few general tips for fundraising.
There are many more parts of a venue contract to consider. Remember all terms are negotiable. If the venue is unwilling to negotiate then consider other venues. Particularly in big cities never settle for terms that don’t work for your event. Remember the venue wants your business. So make them work for it by carefully reviewing their terms and conditions. Negotiate!
Don’t worry be happy! Work hard and focus on the bigger picture.
Termination for Convenience Clauses. Consider whether adding a termination for convenience clause to your contracts makes sense.
“Client may terminate this agreement at any time and for any reason by providing Contractor with 30 days written notice.” Or “Client may terminate this agreement for convenience by providing Service Provider with 14 days written notice.”
SPHERE OF INFLUENCE (basics): Increase the size of your contact list with people you already know! Do an inventory of your sphere of influence. Sphere of influence is all of the people who actually know and have relationships with. Here is a fun and simple way to...
Your actions and reputation might be all that you need. But credibility for the webcast also comes from who is involved. Consider building a program that includes several known or interesting guest speakers or presenters. Build buzz around who will be there in addition to why people will want to attend.