Fusion Hybrid Community Platform – Recurring Revenue 

January 19, 2021

Whilst nothing can replicate the buzz of a physical experience, communities have rapidly adapted to new digital channels to maintain a thriving ecosystem. Some of these feel unconventional but do provide new opportunities to generate predictable revenue.  It has been interesting watching how brands like Disney have maintained revenue and community engagement during this unprecedented time. Their parks & resorts, cruise ships, cinemas and stores have all been closed. However…

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Top 6 Lockdown Engagement Campaigns

May 13, 2020

Over the last month there have been some great examples of how to engage an audience. Below I have listed some of my favourite ones and what we can learn from them.   #1 Clap for our Carers A nationwide round of applause takes place every Thursday evening at 8pm to honour the amazing work…

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Meet the team. #2 Sarah Eagle

May 13, 2020

What is your job title? Senior Account Manager What does that mean you actually do? I support our lovely account management team alongside managing a portfolio of my own clients. We are involved in every step of the process, from initial client brief to creating registration forms, event apps, and planning the onsite arrangements for…

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Turning data into actionable insight, let us do the hard work!

May 4, 2020

Blog by Mark Sullivan, Business Development Director It is just after 6:30 in the evening on 24 April 2020. I have just opened a cold beer and about to join a video conference with our team. During the call one of our developers had the “great” idea to trial our new Fusion real-time attendance heat-maps…

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Meet the team. #1 Brendan

May 4, 2020

What is your job title? Event Operations Director What does that mean you actually do? I manage all operations and logistics for the events we provide on-site registration for. This includes the quoting stage right through to delivery on-site, ensuring the registration design works well in terms of visitor flow, and also within the client’s…

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AEO and Circdata renew registration partnership in 2020

January 24, 2020

Circdata is delighted to report that the AEO has extended its registration partnership for 2020. The partnership will include registration for the upcoming AEO Forums, taking place on the 31 January 2020 at the Business Design Centre, the AEO Excellence Awards, taking place on the 12 June 2020 at Grosvenor House, the AEO Conference, and…

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Takeaways from AEO 2019 Conference

September 10, 2019

It is just before 11:00 on 05 September 2019. I’m at the De Vere Beaumont Estate, Windsor ready for an action packed day of insightful sessions. This year’s AEO Conference (Association of Event Organisers) theme is “Live – Survive or Thrive?” The title reminded me of a Scouts Jamboree I attended back in 1994, funnily enough also…

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Blog: The one where I became an organiser

August 23, 2019

By Mark Sullivan, Business Development Director, Circdata Over the past 14 years I have probably been involved in and attended more than 400 events. I have always enjoyed partnering with organisers to find new ways to increase their audience engagement. I can imagine the stress organisers experience in order to deliver an event on a…

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InPublishing’s 5 minutes interview with Mark Sullivan

May 31, 2019

Staging events is an increasingly important revenue stream for publishers. Trade media platform InPublishing recently interviewed our Business Development Director, Mark Sullivan on how to encourage subscribers to pitch up to events. Here’s what he had to say. Q: What can publishers do to build a sense of community and engagement amongst their readership? A:…

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ClearCourse acquires Circdata

March 27, 2019

ClearCourse Partnership LLP (“ClearCourse” or “the Partnership”), a group of innovative technology companies providing membership software and services, today announces its acquisition of Circdata (“the company”), a leading provider of event technology. The deal is ClearCourse’s fifth acquisition since its foundation in October 2018 and represents an expansion of the fast-growing Partnership’s offering into the…

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Q&A with EN Awards judge Chris Clipston

February 8, 2019

Our very own chief operating officer, Chris Clipston, has been invited to join the judging panel for the exhibition industry’s largest award ceremony, the EN Awards. We managed to pin him down for ten minutes to find out what he thinks is special about the awards and what he is looking for in the entries.…

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