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The City of Richmond, BC Canada, is a culturally diverse and geographically unique city and, with a population of more than 200,000 residents, has been experiencing rapid growth and change. Richmond’s recreation and cultural division has grown along with the city, and in 2011 they partnered with Eproval (also known as Mountain Interactive Inc.) to develop an event application and approval solution to streamline and automate the various bottlenecks in their process.

To learn more about the development of the original Eproval solution and its lasting positive effects on the City, read full article

Managing Events in the Digital Era

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#EventPermit: 6 ways an Event Office can better support events

November 14, 2019 Event Offices are more than just a permit issuing agency. As I’ve discussed in past columns, they play a central role in growing event tourism and building a calendar of events that animate and enrich their community. By providing invaluable tools,...

It’s time for Event Offices to Go Digital!

March 08, 2018Online is the new normal, and with more pressure from end users and stakeholders to make information transparent, real-time, and accessible from anywhere, there is an increasing number of municipalities developing digital strategies to guide their...

#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...

#EventPermit: Event Tourism, It’s Not Just About Celebrations

Providing oversight for events held on municipal lands to ensure safety and minimize disruption is important, but most local and state/provincial governments have a greater investment in the success of their events. They are leveraging events as another tourism...

City of San Diego Eliminates Paper Process and Goes Digital for Special Event Permits

October 29, 2020 - For Media Release Contact: Jerry McCormick at 619-549-9438 or JMcCormick@sandiego.gov NEW ONLINE SYSTEM MAKES EVENT PERMITTING PROCESS MORE CONVENIENT, USER-FRIENDLY AND REDUCES WASTE SAN DIEGO – The City of San Diego today unveiled a new online...