SMS for Event Management & Planning

From promoting your next big event to coordinating volunteers and staff, you need a way to get organized and sell tickets. Red Oxygen's short message service (SMS) lets you streamline communications while increasing engagement with event guests and staff.

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Advantages of SMS for Events

To run a successful event, hype it up and sell as many tickets as possible. It would be best to have a supportive team behind you to keep things running smoothly and minimize errors or issues. Using SMS for event marketing helps you make that final ticket push and simplifies the process of recruiting and organizing volunteers and employees.

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Hi [name]! We know you love [performer's name]. Tickets to their concert go on sale Monday at 10 a.m. Sign up here for a reminder to buy your tickets before they sell out!

Sell Tickets

Sell Tickets

Want to ensure a sell-out? Push ticket sales to your most loyal fans and customers. Before the event goes on sale, send text messages to people who have previously booked tickets to similar programs. You can also send on-sale updates to fans the day sales open. As ticket sales approach being sold out, send one last push to get people to buy.

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Hey [name]! Thanks for booking tickets for [EVENT]. We look forward to seeing you there! Click here for details on parking and transit. Visit [link] if need to cancel or sell your ticket.

Send Reminders

Send Reminders

Got a big event coming up? Don't let invitees or ticket holders forget. Send timely event reminders via SMS to people who have already booked or RSVPed so they keep the event on their calendar and help you pack the house on the big day.

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Hi [Employee name], just a reminder that you're scheduled to work at [Event] on [Date]. Your shift starts at [time]. Please report to [Supervisor's name] when you arrive to clock in. Need to find someone to cover your shift? Text back “call out.”

Coordinate Staff and Volunteers

Coordinate Staff and Volunteers

You can also use SMS to organize volunteers for the event. Send messages to remind volunteers of their commitment or to encourage them to sign up for a shift. SMS also works for paid staff members who need to coordinate their shifts or find out where to report on the event day.

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Sell Tickets

Hi [name]! We know you love [performer's name]. Tickets to their concert go on sale Monday at 10 a.m. Sign up here for a reminder to buy your tickets before they sell out!

Want to ensure a sell-out? Push ticket sales to your most loyal fans and customers. Before the event goes on sale, send text messages to people who have previously booked tickets to similar programs. You can also send on-sale updates to fans the day sales open. As ticket sales approach being sold out, send one last push to get people to buy.

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Send Reminders

Hey [name]! Thanks for booking tickets for [EVENT]. We look forward to seeing you there! Click here for details on parking and transit. Visit [link] if need to cancel or sell your ticket.

Got a big event coming up? Don't let invitees or ticket holders forget. Send timely event reminders via SMS to people who have already booked or RSVPed so they keep the event on their calendar and help you pack the house on the big day.

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Coordinate Staff and Volunteers

Hi [Employee name], just a reminder that you're scheduled to work at [Event] on [Date]. Your shift starts at [time]. Please report to [Supervisor's name] when you arrive to clock in. Need to find someone to cover your shift? Text back “call out.”

You can also use SMS to organize volunteers for the event. Send messages to remind volunteers of their commitment or to encourage them to sign up for a shift. SMS also works for paid staff members who need to coordinate their shifts or find out where to report on the event day.

Why Red Oxygen Is the Best SMS Event Marketing Partner

Red Oxygen’s SMS solutions make it easy to send text messages to guests, staff or volunteers from your email address, .csv spreadsheet or a web browser. Our advanced capabilities include scheduled SMS, message templates and call forwarding, streamlining your communications and improving customer experience.

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Benefits of

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Getting a successful event or conference off of the ground

  • Book special guests: Need to find a guest speaker or presenter for an upcoming event or conference ASAP? Tap your subscriber list and use SMS to invite speakers.
  • Improve communication: SMS streamlines communication as you plan events. You can keep in close contact with event staff and volunteers and use text messaging to follow up with vendors.
  • Simplify scheduling: Use text messaging to direct volunteers and staff to your scheduling page, so they can claim their shifts.
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Event Reminder SMS

Hey [name]! Thanks for booking tickets for [EVENT]. We look forward to seeing you there! Click here for details on parking and transit. Visit [link] if need to cancel or sell your ticket.

Sell Tickets SMS

Hi [name]! We know you love [performer's name]. Tickets to their concert go on sale Monday at 10 a.m. Sign up here for a reminder to buy your tickets before they sell out!

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SMS for Event Management & Planning

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