About Zach

Zach is AccelEvents’ COO and Co-Founder, focusing on company strategy, efficiency, and execution. Zach works with the AccelEvents team to create the best possible experience for you as you setup and run your fundraising solution.

A Day in the Life of a Fundraising Event Host

2018-12-09T18:49:21+00:00December 9th, 2018|Fundraising Tips|

As you may know, the Accelevents platform was inspired by the Fall Formal, a local fundraiser that the current founders of the platform host in Boston each year. The event is still going strong, and we even hosted our 5th anniversary of the Fall Formal this past November! Running this event over the past [...]

7 Ways to Boost Donor Engagement with Text Messages

2018-11-23T13:14:27+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Fundraising Tips|

Today, we are featuring a guest post from Jasmine Somaiah, a content creator & social media marketer at Call Hub. With the rise of technology, nonprofit organizations have several new tools available for engaging donors. Among those tools, text messages are one of the most underutilized yet powerful ways to connect with your donors. With [...]

Helpful Event Planning Tips

2018-10-14T17:04:24+00:00October 14th, 2018|Event Promotion, Fundraising Tips|

If you’ve ever hosted an event, you know how much time, planning and effort is required to ensure success. But sometimes it’s best to take some advice from the pros. To help you do just that, we’ve talked with some of the best event managers in the country and asked them to provide their [...]

How to Streamline Event Check-In

2018-09-26T23:52:31+00:00September 26th, 2018|Event Ticketing, Fundraising Tips|

Anyone who has hosted an event knows the the painstaking process of event check-in all too well. A slow check-in process results in an ever-growing check-in line and unhappy guests. On the other hand, a smooth and and painless check-in process sets the tone for your event. In order to ensure you start your [...]

Feature Announcement: Multiple Auction Item Winners, Hidden Ticket Codes

2018-11-25T19:33:47+00:00September 15th, 2018|Feature Announcements|

Our September feature announcements include new auction enhancements like having multiple winners per auction, as well as a new hidden code feature for event tickets. 1. Multiple Winners per Auction Item With our new multiple auction winner functionality, you can allow for multiple winners for select silent auction items. Our feature will allow you [...]

Feature Announcement: Ticket Bundles, Site Traffic Analytics

2018-10-07T17:25:50+00:00August 1st, 2018|Feature Announcements|

Our August feature announcements include ticketing enhancements around the types of tickets that you can sell through our platform, as well as upgraded analytics for your event. 1. Expanded Ticket Bundle Functionality Event hosts can now create a variety of different ticket bundles for their event. Examples here include tables, sponsorship, or general ticket [...]

[Webinar Series] How to Run a Successful Silent Auction

2018-10-07T18:08:09+00:00August 28th, 2018|Webinar|

Silent auctions are a staple for most fundraising events. Not only do they give your supporters a fun and engaging way to donate to your cause, but they help increase your bottom line! In our upcoming September Webinar, we will tell you exactly how you can run your most successful silent auction ever, covering [...]

Feature Announcement: Ticket Order Editing, Google Analytics

2018-10-23T22:24:43+00:00July 6th, 2018|Feature Announcements|

Our July feature announcements include updated ticket order editing capabilities, an enhanced Google analytics integration, and more! 1. Ticket Order Editing by Ticket Buyers and Holders Ticket buyers and holders now have the ability to edit their own ticket orders. This means they will no longer need to contact event hosts to edit any [...]