The 5 Most Awkward Live Event Mishaps

February 28 2017 | by Colin Matthes

When people look back at the 2017 Oscars, the memory that will stand out above the rest will be the confusion and chaos that ensued on stage after Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty incorrectly announced La La Land as the winner for Best Picture. You could feel the embarrassment and awkwardness seeping out of your television screen as the La La Land crew tried to call up the real winners, the producers of Moonlight onto the stage. While this mix-up is one for the history books, where does it land overall in the list of most awkward mishaps at live events? Here is our list for the top five most awkward live TV moments.

When we look back at moments in history, many of us look at the leaders who empowered us and shaped our culture. We also look at things like the wars we fought, diseases that plagued us, or any other large ripples in time that “defined” the history of our country. However, we seldom learn about the joy and the entertainment that everyday people experienced. Time has changed a great deal about the lifestyle of an American citizen, but the fun has never gone out of style. In celebration of Presidents' Day, we’d like to give a shout out to some of the most influential U.S. presidents and also celebrate the different events that brought us jubilance during each of their presidencies.

Going on out on dinner dates is fun, but we think there’s more to Valentine’s Day than over-priced meals in a crowded restaurant. So, we put together a list of things you and your sweetheart can go out and experience as a Valentine’s Day Alternative.

Thousands of entrepreneurs, marketers, and developers recently gathered in Salt Lake City for the 2-day Silicon Slopes Tech Summit 2017. The event gave attendees the opportunity to network with and learn from innovators within Utah's thriving technology industry.

SpinGo was in attendance as a sponsor as well as the official registration/ticketing platform, where we captured some interesting info. This infographic highlights a few facts we learned about the event.

5 Common Online Marketing Mistakes For Events

January 12 2017 | by Colin Matthes

Each day, I work with dozens of event makers to help build their marketing campaigns and develop a sound online marketing strategy. I see many campaigns come into my hands that have been meticulously thought out and planned to perfection, but I also see a fair share of campaigns that leave me wanting. Here are the 5 most common online marketing mistakes for events that I see, with solutions that will turn your campaign around.