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Dishing Success: The Detroit Pizza Trail And Its Massive Media Impact
If you’re a pizza lover, then you’re probably familiar with the deep-dish, square, must-try pie called Detroit-style. And as the birthplace of this culinary gem and an already thriving foodie city, Visit Detroit seized the opportunity to craft a pass that celebrated the city's pizza prowess.
Introducing Bandwango 2.0: Build Passes Faster than Ever Before
In this webinar, you'll get a firsthand look at the Bandwango DXE 2.0 platform, featuring an intuitive self-serve interface that simplifies the complexities of pass management. Learn how this powerful tool can enhance your operational efficiency, increase engagement, and provide a seamless experience for you and your customers. We'll also talk about the rollout plan for our customers to begin using the new tools.
The Power of Targeted Messaging and Passholder Engagement
As a Bandwango client, you already know the importance of creating unforgettable experiences for your passholders. But did you know that you can take your engagement to the next level with Bandwango's targeted messaging solutions? Messaging tools can help with passholder engagement, driving revenue, and building lasting loyalty for your pass and brand.
Off Season Solutions: Restaurant Weeks & Months
In this webinar, partners share how Restaurant Weeks & Months give them an opportunity to drive diners through the doors of local restaurants during the slow winter months. Clients share stories of their destination and discuss their success with Bandwango’s short term dining passports. If you’ve ever thought about digitizing your Restaurant Week, this is your chance to learn more!
5 Warm Weather Passes to Inspire You
If you haven't figured out what to do for those summer passes yet, we've got you covered. Seasonal passes are great for encouraging people to get outside and explore the endless sunny opportunities available to them. Whatever your goal is, we can help you brainstorm a pass that showcases all the best warm weather activities in your community. Here are 5 warm weather passport types to inspire you — plus, current client examples!
Explore Elk Grove's Restaurant Week: Exceeding Expectations
When the team at Explore Elk Grove set out to plan their annual Restaurant Week event, they had one goal in mind: to encourage visitors and locals to support the diverse culinary scene of their northern California community.
Fall-Friendly Passports You Should Consider
When the air gets crisp and jackets return, Bandwango clients can feel stuck in between their winter programs and their summer success. How do you bridge the gap between the two seasons and give your locals and visitors a reason to get out and enjoy the autumn hustle and bustle? Here are a few ideas for fall-friendly passes to inspire your next pass build.
Digital Trumps Paper: Winter in the Wineries Seasonal Pass Success Story
Our March Webinar focused on Calistoga Chamber of Commerce's success during their seasonal pass, Winter in the Wineries. This webinar will specifically highlight the value of a digital passport over a paper version and share insights from the Calistoga campaign.
Sold Out Success: Visit Downtown Colorado Springs’ Haute Chocolate Hop
In 2021, Downtown Colorado Springs approached Bandwango with a sweet idea that would help further their organization’s mission. The result? The Haute Chocolate Hop.
Five Ideas For Planning Your Spring and Summer Passes
It’s about that time – temperatures are starting to warm up and spring is right around the corner. Before you know it, summer will be here and we’ll be outside enjoying those hot sunny days.As we prepare for the warmer months to come, it’s time to start planning your spring and summer passes. To help kickstart some ideas and find inspiration, we’ve rounded up some of the fun Bandwango seasonal passes that we’ve seen in years past. From ice cream trails to patios, here are some exciting ideas to help you start planning ahead.
Tourism Calgary Attractions Pass Case Study
Tourism Calgary’s attraction partners take center stage in their Attractions Pass, a free savings pass that includes deals and discounts to 10 attractions throughout the city. With a focus on targeting visitors, Tourism Calgary launched this pass in conjunction with the Calgary Attractions Committee in 2023.
Track Summer Concert Series Attendance Better than Ever with a Bandwango Pass
Your Downtown partners get the spotlight they deserve when you use a Bandwango pass to help track locals and visitors to your summer concert series. With Bandwango passports, you can track concert goers, add deals and discounts into the mix and incentivize people to keep coming back for future shows!
Empowering Diversity Through Digital Passports: A Deep Dive into DEI Initiatives with Bandwango
Explore the transformative impact of integrating Bandwango passports into your organization's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives. Discover how these digital passports not only inspire visitors to explore and support local diverse businesses but also provide a valuable avenue for collecting first-party data. Uncover innovative strategies to foster community engagement, inclusivity, and data-driven decision-making through the integration of Bandwango passports into your DEI efforts.
Empowering Diversity and Inclusion: Visit LEX and Tennessee Department of Tourist Development Case Study
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives play a pivotal role in fostering a society that values and celebrates differences, creating environments where everyone can thrive. These initiatives strive to break down barriers, promote understanding, and ensure equal opportunities for individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Connecting Communities through DEI Initiative Passports
In a world that thrives on diversity and inclusivity, organizations are constantly seeking ways to promote and support initiatives that celebrate differences. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives have become pivotal in fostering a sense of belonging and understanding among people of various backgrounds.
5 Festive Passes to Partake in This Holiday Season
Embarking on exciting journeys and creating new experience passports can come with a price tag. But what if there was a way to offset some of those costs? Look no further, as Bandwango offers a solution through passport sponsorships. In this comprehensive guide, we will take you through five essential steps to help you secure a Bandwango passport sponsorship.
Upgrade Your Restaurant Week Experience with Bandwango Passes
Welcome to the world of culinary delights, where gastronomic adventures await you during the exciting phenomenon known as Restaurant Week or Month. Have you ever wondered why these delectable celebrations often take place in January, February and March? The answer lies in the slow season, making it the perfect time to entice customers with special meals, deals, and discounts. In this blog post, we'll explore the concept of Restaurant Week and how Bandwango is transforming these events into unforgettable experiences for both locals and tourists.
Strategic Data Management: A Guide to Bandwango Passport Data Success
Discover how Bandwango is revolutionizing the way higher education institutions take the visit beyond the campus tour to integrate key local attractions, experiences and culture. It’s about helping students and families make an emotional connection, which will help you meet your enrollment and retention goals.
Elevate Passport Marketing with Bandwango's In-Passport Ad Options
Bandwango offers a powerful feature in its passport platform – in-passport advertising options. While the use of these ads is optional for clients, they present various exciting opportunities for organizations.
The Best Campus Visit: Customization is Everything
As campus visit guru Jeff Kallay recently posted, customization is everything in the experience economy. From the 383 Billion customization options you have at Starbucks, to the thousands of ways that a student and family can explore their future alma mater, the ability to mold an experience is in the hands of today’s consumer.
Revolutionizing Campus Visit Experiences: Unleash Bandwango's Potential in Higher Ed
Discover how Bandwango is revolutionizing the way higher education institutions take the visit beyond the campus tour to integrate key local attractions, experiences and culture. It’s about helping students and families make an emotional connection, which will help you meet your enrollment and retention goals.
Maximizing Conversions: Seasonal Campaign Strategies using Bandwango's Bottom Funnel Solution
Join us for an insightful webinar where we delve into the art of crafting successful seasonal campaigns using Bandwango as the ultimate bottom funnel solution. Our team will guide you through an exploration of strategies that shift campaigns towards a laser-focused approach on conversion. Whether you're a seasoned marketer or a budding enthusiast, this webinar promises valuable insights, actionable takeaways, and the inspiration you need to create seasonal campaigns that truly make an impact.
Unveiling Bandwango's Dynamic Merchant Portal
With this dynamic new interface, merchants gain unprecedented control over their digital presence and enhance customer engagement.
Revolutionize Event Ticketing and Admissions Strategy
Explore how Bandwango's versatile platform can revolutionize event management, including event ticketing, festival admissions, and beyond. In this session, you'll discover how Bandwango's innovative technology can streamline your operations, enhance attendees' experiences, and boost your bottom line.
Amplify marketing strategies with Bandwango + Simpleview
Amplify your DMO marketing strategies with Bandwango + Simpleview
From Hyper-Local to Hyper-Successful: Leveraging Content Creators for Digital Experience Passports
Join us for a deep dive into the power of hyper-local content creators in driving success with Bandwango passports. We'll discuss best practices for identifying and partnering with relevant hyper-local content creators, as well as strategies for ensuring that your collaborations align with your brand values and goals. You'll learn how to measure the success of your collaborations with content creators, and how to use hyper-local content to inform your marketing and outreach strategies.
7.26 - Christmas in July Webinar
Christmas in July: Bandwango's Holiday Inspiration Webinar
NOMA Beer Trail Case Study
Case Study - How Bars in the NOMA Business Improvement District Had the “Top Performing Saturday of All Time” With a Craft Trail by Bandwango
Visit Corpus Christi’s Attraction Pass Case Study
When the pandemic hit, Visit Corpus Christi’s major attractions felt the impact of the destination’s lost visitors. During this time, the destination was focusing on supporting local merchants in any way they could.

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