46 episodes

The 6 Figure Event Podcast is where we get real about what it takes to build extraordinary wealth as an entrepreneur, business owners and event planner. We'll go places others won't, diving into the nitty-gritty how to's of events, strategy, sponsorship and marketing. Plus we have exciting interviews with those who have mastered their craft. This is where we win the event space together.

The 6 Figure Event Podcast Alecia May

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 11 Ratings

The 6 Figure Event Podcast is where we get real about what it takes to build extraordinary wealth as an entrepreneur, business owners and event planner. We'll go places others won't, diving into the nitty-gritty how to's of events, strategy, sponsorship and marketing. Plus we have exciting interviews with those who have mastered their craft. This is where we win the event space together.

    Episode 13: Behind the Scenes of a 6 Figure EBA Event Strategy

    Episode 13: Behind the Scenes of a 6 Figure EBA Event Strategy

    What does it take to successfully host a six-figure event? In this episode, I take you behind the scenes of a 6 Figure EBA event strategy. Depending on the type of event, tons of details are going to vary. But no matter what, there are usually some tips you can count on in the journey from idea to shindig.
     
    In a nutshell, I talk about:
    The importance of doing a brainstorm and the umbrella effect. Why you should provide crystal clear communication on KPIs. Defining the parameters of your event. Creating customer-exclusive experiences.  
    A lil bit about me, Alecia May:
     
    I'm an Event Coach + Strategist expert in love with working alongside kickass womenpreneurs who have an insatiable craving to do more, be more, and make more. From hosting your first event or retreat to multi-day conferences, we have the tools, resources and strategy to help you and YOUR business succeed.
     
    It doesn’t matter if you’re in the beginning stages of planning your first event ever or just need an experienced hand to take over the marketing for the last few months leading up to the event.
     
    I'm the founder of Eventistry by Alecia. When it comes to planning your event, think of me as your wingwoman – I've got your back and will map out your event marketing strategy, fill the seats with eager attendees, and create a positively memorable experience for everyone involved. My mission as an Event + Marketing Strategist is to help entrepreneurial women like you inject passion, flair, and an unforgettable je ne sais quoi into your events, turning them from “OK” or “good enough” into jaw-droppingly successful 6-figure “WOW” weekends.
     
    Visit my website: www.eventistrybyalecia.com

    • 25 min
    Episode 12: Finding Sponsorships in 2022

    Episode 12: Finding Sponsorships in 2022

    Finding a sponsor can be like trying to get hired for a job. Some of your proposals will be rejected or while others will get no response at all. Luckily, there are a few strategies you can use to make your event a more attractive sponsorship opportunity. How do you do it?
     
    In this episode, I talk about creative techniques you can use to identify your ideal event sponsors, and how you can reach out to them. Sponsorships offer brands the chance to get in on some quality experiential marketing, not to mention some pretty impressive post-event data that can help in their marketing efforts.
     
    Tune in to learn more about:
    How and why you should conduct a target audience research. The 8 questions to ask   The 'If' statements that will help you uncover what sponsors want now and in the future.   
    A lil bit about me, Alecia May:
     
    I'm an Event Coach + Strategist expert in love with working alongside kickass womenpreneurs who have an insatiable craving to do more, be more, and make more. From hosting your first event or retreat to multi-day conferences, we have the tools, resources and strategy to help you and YOUR business succeed.
     
    It doesn’t matter if you’re in the beginning stages of planning your first event ever or just need an experienced hand to take over the marketing for the last few months leading up to the event.
     
    I'm the founder of Eventistry by Alecia. When it comes to planning your event, think of me as your wingwoman – I've got your back and will map out your event marketing strategy, fill the seats with eager attendees, and create a positively memorable experience for everyone involved. My mission as an Event + Marketing Strategist is to help entrepreneurial women like you inject passion, flair, and an unforgettable je ne sais quoi into your events, turning them from “OK” or “good enough” into jaw-droppingly successful 6-figure “WOW” weekends.
     
    Visit my website: www.eventistrybyalecia.com

    • 23 min
    Episode 11: My Biggest Tips on Selling Out Your Event

    Episode 11: My Biggest Tips on Selling Out Your Event

    If you’re like most organizers, selling out your event is priority #1. With online events being on the rise and remote work becoming the norm, it may seem easier than ever to reach a lot of people online. But the question remains the same. How do you get people to come to your event?
     
    In this episode, I share my biggest tip on selling out your event, and why these strategies work every single time. I also talk about:
    Influencer marketing and high-tech strategies. How to convey the messaging of an experience to your audience.   
    A lil bit about me, Alecia May:
     
    I'm an Event Coach + Strategist expert in love with working alongside kickass womenpreneurs who have an insatiable craving to do more, be more, and make more. From hosting your first event or retreat to multi-day conferences, we have the tools, resources and strategy to help you and YOUR business succeed.
     
    It doesn’t matter if you’re in the beginning stages of planning your first event ever or just need an experienced hand to take over the marketing for the last few months leading up to the event.
     
    I'm the founder of Eventistry by Alecia. When it comes to planning your event, think of me as your wingwoman – I've got your back and will map out your event marketing strategy, fill the seats with eager attendees, and create a positively memorable experience for everyone involved. My mission as an Event + Marketing Strategist is to help entrepreneurial women like you inject passion, flair, and an unforgettable je ne sais quoi into your events, turning them from “OK” or “good enough” into jaw-droppingly successful 6-figure “WOW” weekends.
     
    Visit my website: www.eventistrybyalecia.com

    • 14 min
    Episode 10: Monetizing Events (Virtual + Hybrid)

    Episode 10: Monetizing Events (Virtual + Hybrid)

    Virtual and hybrid events have proven to be an excellent source of recurring income. But how does one get to monetize them successfully? In this episode, I share tips on how you can monetize both virtual and hybrid events, so tune in to learn the strategies that have worked for me!
     
     
    In a nutshell, I speak about:
     
    How to monetize through brand partnerships. Other general ways of monetizing events. Understanding tickets and ticket strategies. Tips for successful year-long event monetization. … and so much more!
     
     
    A lil bit about me, Alecia May:
     
    I'm an Event Coach + Strategist expert in love with working alongside kickass womenpreneurs who have an insatiable craving to do more, be more, and make more. From hosting your first event or retreat to multi-day conferences, we have the tools, resources and strategy to help you and YOUR business succeed.
     
     
    It doesn’t matter if you’re in the beginning stages of planning your first event ever or just need an experienced hand to take over the marketing for the last few months leading up to the event.
     
     
    I'm the founder of Eventistry by Alecia. When it comes to planning your event, think of me as your wingwoman – I've got your back and will map out your event marketing strategy, fill the seats with eager attendees, and create a positively memorable experience for everyone involved. My mission as an Event + Marketing Strategist is to help entrepreneurial women like you inject passion, flair, and an unforgettable je ne sais quoi into your events, turning them from “OK” or “good enough” into jaw-droppingly successful 6-figure “WOW” weekends.
     
     
    Visit my website: www.eventistrybyalecia.com

    • 12 min
    Episode 9: The Do's And Don'ts On All Things Sponsorships

    Episode 9: The Do's And Don'ts On All Things Sponsorships

    Finding event sponsors is not simply a matter of tracking down the perfect backer and offering up an amazing pitch. There’s a bit more to it than that. Aside from the best practices we’ve already covered, there are a few extra pieces of advice we can offer up; a bit of additional insight that could potentially benefit every event organizer in the field. Tune in to learn what you need to do to get a line-up of kick-ass event sponsors.
     
     
    In this episode, I talk about:
    How to pick companies based on the alignment factor. How to creatively turn a No to a Yes. Why following up on potential event sponsors is key. Where to get Fortune 500 company contacts. ... and so much more!
     
     
    A lil bit about me, Alecia May:
     
    I'm an Event Coach + Strategist expert in love with working alongside kickass womenpreneurs who have an insatiable craving to do more, be more, and make more. From hosting your first event or retreat to multi-day conferences, we have the tools, resources and strategy to help you and YOUR business succeed.
     
     
    It doesn’t matter if you’re in the beginning stages of planning your first event ever or just need an experienced hand to take over the marketing for the last few months leading up to the event.
     
     
    I'm the founder of Eventistry by Alecia. When it comes to planning your event, think of me as your wingwoman – I've got your back and will map out your event marketing strategy, fill the seats with eager attendees, and create a positively memorable experience for everyone involved. My mission as an Event + Marketing Strategist is to help entrepreneurial women like you inject passion, flair, and an unforgettable je ne sais quoi into your events, turning them from “OK” or “good enough” into jaw-droppingly successful 6-figure “WOW” weekends.
     
     
    Visit my website: www.eventistrybyalecia.com

    • 14 min
    Episode 8: How to ROI On Virtual and Hybrid Events

    Episode 8: How to ROI On Virtual and Hybrid Events

    Virtual and hybrid events are really an ideal way to get your pipeline full of people who want to buy your products and services. But what goes into generating ROI from such events? Realizing the full return on investment for your next event requires more than an in-depth presentation or a flashy online set-up. To fully leverage your attendance, it’s critical to develop a sound marketing strategy for before, during and after your next event.
     
     
    In this episode, I talk about:
     
    Effective ticket pricing strategies and why most people get it wrong. Benchmarks you should know as far as virtual event registrations are concerned. Lead generation avenues to try if you are hosting or thinking about a hybrid opportunity. Why you should have a solid follow up strategy.  
     
    A lil bit about me, Alecia May:
     
    I'm an Event Coach + Strategist expert in love with working alongside kickass womenpreneurs who have an insatiable craving to do more, be more, and make more. From hosting your first event or retreat to multi-day conferences, we have the tools, resources and strategy to help you and YOUR business succeed.
     
     
    It doesn’t matter if you’re in the beginning stages of planning your first event ever or just need an experienced hand to take over the marketing for the last few months leading up to the event.
     
     
    I'm the founder of Eventistry by Alecia. When it comes to planning your event, think of me as your wingwoman – I've got your back and will map out your event marketing strategy, fill the seats with eager attendees, and create a positively memorable experience for everyone involved. My mission as an Event + Marketing Strategist is to help entrepreneurial women like you inject passion, flair, and an unforgettable je ne sais quoi into your events, turning them from “OK” or “good enough” into jaw-droppingly successful 6-figure “WOW” weekends.
     
     
    Visit my website: www.eventistrybyalecia.com

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

KDBabs ,

Fabulous!

I love listening and learning on my drive to work. Alecia shares great information.

MantaRae5 ,

The best!

As a former professional event planner who still helps some local non-profits with events, I love this podcast. Alecia know her stuff and keeps you up to date with actual trends!

Yasmine Yovana ,

Beyond Helpful!

As a growing an developing entrepreneur who will be using both online and offline events to grow my business I am so grateful to this podcast. So far tons of the questions I’ve been to embarrassed to ask have been answered. I am learning so much about hosting events. Thanks Alicia!

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