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.

[Webinar Series] Event Planning 101

2019-04-10T01:07:42-04:00April 10th, 2019|Webinars|

Hosting a successful event is no small task. It requires careful planning and coordination, as well as focused execution. If you plan properly, you'll build a reputation for successful and engaging events that will sell out each year. Whether you are a seasoned event veteran or are planning your first event, our upcoming webinar [...]

Feature Announcement: Assigned Seating, Venue Builder, Email Reminders

2019-03-23T13:14:36-04:00March 23rd, 2019|Feature Announcements|

Our February feature announcements include our new Assigned Seating and Venue Builder functionality, enhancements to our mobile app, and scheduled email reminders. 1. Assigned Seating / Venue Builder Does your event have a seating chart or assigned seating? Do you run recurring events at a seated venue? Using our new venue builder and assigned [...]

How to Build a Killer Event Website

2019-04-09T08:24:41-04:00March 21st, 2019|Event Promotion, Event Ticketing|

Organizing a successful event is no small feat. Having to sell tickets to your event on top of that can make the process even more challenging. That’s why we’ve put together a list of some of our top tips to build an effective event website. Having an effective event website will not only attract [...]

Elevating Your Nonprofit: 6 Tech Solutions That Can Help

2019-03-26T22:56:29-04:00February 23rd, 2019|Fundraising|

Your nonprofit is staffed with people who love your mission. Passionate employees will work hard to accomplish a lot and make the biggest impact possible. However, even your best staff members can’t get by with just spreadsheets. Once you’ve decided your organization needs a tech solution for one reason or another, you’ll need to [...]

Feature Announcement: Organizer Profile, Waitlist, Integrations

2019-03-09T11:33:13-04:00January 23rd, 2019|Feature Announcements|

Our January feature announcements include our new Organizer Profile for event hosts, our waitlist functionality, new integrations, and more! 1. Organizer Profile The new Accelevents Organizer Profile is a central page that event hosts can use to list multiple ongoing events. Not only does the organizer profile help you keep all of your events [...]

[Press Release] Accelevents Named a Frontrunner in Fundraising Software by Software Advice

2019-03-26T22:56:45-04:00January 14th, 2019|Event Ticketing, Fundraising|

We’re excited to announce that Accelevents has been named a FrontRunner for best fundraising software by Software Advice! Methodology FrontRunners uses real reviews from real software users to highlight the top software products for North American small businesses. To create this report, Software Advice evaluated over 192 Fundraising products. Only those with the top scores [...]

8 Ways to Improve Event Communication On-site

2019-01-08T23:07:02-04:00January 8th, 2019|Event Promotion, Event Ticketing|

Those of us who have hosted events of any kind know that things may not always go exactly as planned during the actual event. The best way to be ready for any unplanned changes is to have a strong event communication plan in place, both internally and externally (guest-facing). While we’ve written about event communication [...]

A Day in the Life of a Fundraising Event Host

2018-12-26T07:17:54-04:00December 9th, 2018|Fundraising|

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

2018-11-23T13:14:27-04:00November 23rd, 2018|Fundraising|

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

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

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 [...]