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Albuquerque film permitting process goes online

Albuquerque film permitting process goes online

May 18, 2020 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The City of Albuquerque's Film Office launched a new digital film permitting process. Mayor Tim Keller said the new process is intended to modernize, fast-track, and streamline the film permit process to better support the uptick in...

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Eproval delivering on our promises

Eproval delivering on our promises

  April 29, 2020 The special event industry has been significantly impacted by the Covid19 pandemic and it will likely change the way events are approved and delivered in the future. In these challenging times, we are all seeking tools and technologies which...

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2020 Special Event Permitting Survey Infographic

2020 Special Event Permitting Survey Infographic

  April 2, 2020 In late 2019 and early 2020, a survey was sent to Event Offices and other departments that manage special event permitting.  We believe it to be the first survey of its kind - with the goal of collecting information about special event permitting...

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#EventPermit: To Charge or Not To Charge

#EventPermit: To Charge or Not To Charge

December 01, 2018Should we charge events for a Special Event Permit? What should we charge? Are we charging enough? Are our fees equitable and reflective of the type and size of events we host?These are just some of the questions that Special Event Office staff (and...

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Denver Special Event Permit applications now online

Denver Special Event Permit applications now online

  November 06, 2018DENVER SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT APPLICATIONS NOW ONLINEEvent producers in the City and County of Denver can now apply online for their Special Event permits. In collaboration with the City's Office of Special Events (OSE), our team at Eproval...

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Top 6 Challenges for Event Offices in 2019

Top 6 Challenges for Event Offices in 2019

October 24, 2018 IFEA CONFERENCE WRAP UP In early October, our team attended the 63rd International Festival & Event Convention in San Diego, California. The event provided some great insights into the event industry, event tourism, new event technology, and some...

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Are you measuring the economic impact of your events?

Are you measuring the economic impact of your events?

November 27, 2017Are you measuring the economic impact of your events?Communities around the world have long regarded events as important motivators of tourism that can affect the development of a town, city or region. With more events comes added pressure to measure...

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Issuing an event permit should not be a major event

Issuing an event permit should not be a major event

August 8, 2017Applying for any type of event permit can be a painful experience; it can also be a headache for issuing agencies.Are you tired of:managing paper applications?using outdated systems to track applications and approvals?running around seeking approvals...

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#EventPermit: Why does an event need a permit?

#EventPermit: Why does an event need a permit?

The new #EventPermit column as seen in International Festivals & Events Association's Fall issue of "ie" Magazine.Most communities recognize that events are more than just a celebration; they are valuable community assets. Events are image-makers, they attract...

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