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September 2011
Volunteers can save you a lot of money in organizing and managing your event. Many volunteers are willing to lend their skills in exchange for a festival pass, to gain experience, or because they simply enjoy helping out their community. Read on and learn where to find volunteers for your event.

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Recruiting Volunteers for Your Event
by YourVolunteers

One of the most common questions we receive is how to recruit volunteers for an upcoming event. A lot of big events travel, meaning that they take place in a different city each year, and it's up to a local host committee to enlist an army of dedicated volunteers to help make the event a success. But where to start? Read more

Register for the 3rd Annual ZAPP¨ Conference for Artists & Art Fair Professionals!

The 2011 ZAPP® Conference will take place in Atlanta, Georgia, at the W Hotel, September 19-20, 2011. Join artists, art fair directors and staff, promoters, and the ZAPP® Team at this true professional development event for the art fair field. Explore sessions on visual arts and copyright law, what the jury process means to you as an artist, what the jury process says about your show, online marketing for artists and events using social media and other tools, and much more. Also, participate in a symposium about re-envisioning and strengthening the art fair business, and take advantage of free portfolio review opportunities. Tracks for both artists and art fair administrators; all are welcome, this event is not just for ZAPP® users. Register now at Special day-pass rates are available for Atlanta residents.

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