We're excited to announce Teresa will be speaking at the Florida Festivals and Events Association Conference, August 24-26, 2021. In her "The Sponsorship Roadmap" session, Teresa will break down the step-by-step process to effectively sell event sponsorships.
Learn more: https://www.ffea.com/p/convention
OFEA OVATION AWARD
We are honored to receive the Supplier of the Year Ovation Award at Oregon Festival and Events Association conference! We’re so thankful for all our clients, events, and fellow suppliers - we couldn’t have gotten through last year without your support!
Thank you OFEA!
We're excited to announce Teresa will be speaking at the Southeast Festivals and Events Association Conference, February 23-24, 2021. In her "The Sponsorship Roadmap" session, Teresa will break down the step-by-step process to effectively sell event sponsorships.
Learn more: https://southeastfestivals.org/
Our director, Teresa, will be speaking at the Event Hub Event Planner Summit on Tuesday, November 17 from 9am to 2pm PST. This virtual event is free and was created for event organizers who want to learn about best practices for producing virtual and hybrid events
Our director, Teresa, will be speaking at the (Virtual) Michigan Festivals & Events Association Conference - November 6-7, 2020. Teresa will be covering two popular topics; How to Create a Sponsorship Deck, and Finding and Creating Assets that Sell!
Learn more: https://www.michiganfun.com/convention/
Guess who wrote a book?! We are so excited to announce the upcoming release of “Sell Your Event! The Easy to Follow Practical Guide to Getting Sponsors”, written by our very own Teresa Stas! Mark your calendars for its October 27th release date!
To get all the details and book news visit SellYourEventBook.com
We're so excited to announce our newest event partnership with "Concerts In You Car"! California's FIRST social distancing concert and entertainment series. "Concerts In Your Car" popup entertainment concept will take place in the parking lot of the Ventura County Fairgrounds! This drive-in concert series will create a new entertainment experience - all from the comfort and safety of your own vehicle. Each week top tier talent will hit the stage giving us all an opportunity to cheer again.
Our director, Teresa Stas has teamed up with Afton Tickets, and Event Hub to provide event associations an expert panel on the State Of The Event Industry in the wake of COVID-19.
Stay connected to our Facebook page to see where you can catch the panel next!
Have you ever wondered why some events seem to get all the sponsors or what process a sponsor goes through to chose an event? Teresa will be hosting a sponsor panel at the Oregon Festivals & Events Association Conference February 27th - 29th in Bend, Oregon. Don't miss your chance to get all the answers from actual sponsor decision makers!
Learn more: http://www.oregonfestivals.org/conference
NEW TEAM MEMBER
We're very excited to announce the newest member of the Green Cactus team, Albert "Al" McCutchan!
Al has over 40 years of event marketing, planning and promoting. He has worked with a wide range of
events including motorsport (AMA and NASCAR), large and small music festivals/concert ranging in size
from 1,000 to 20,000 in attendance, rodeo and fairs (county and state). He’s quick to say “This isn’t my
first rodeo” because he’s pretty much seen it all. Suffice it to say, Al knows how to weave the sponsor’s
brand into the fabric of an event so that it’s a win, win for all involved.
Green Cactus director, Teresa, will be speaking at the 2019 Central California Women's Conference in September! This is such an amazing event, with Tyra Banks as the keynote, it's sure to sell out!
Get your tickets now and learn more HERE.
Green Cactus is excited to announce it's newest partnership with the country music festival, Country Fan Fest happening July 25-28, 2019 in Tooele, Utah!
Green Cactus is launching a self-paced Online Course designed to teach you how to sell sponsorships for your event! The main course, entitled "Event Sponsorship Sales: How To Sell Your Event" is a 7 module course that walks you through the step-by-step sponsorship process. It also includes downloadable workbooks, info sheets, and resource guides. We have also included a bonus module featuring videos and guides from industry leading experts in the events field.
CLICK HERE to learn more
Green Cactus is excited to announce it's 2019 partnership with Texas Music Takeover brand which features international concerts in London, Ireland, Australia, Bahamas, and Mexico!
Director, Teresa, spoke at the California and Nevada Festivals and Events Association Convention in Reno January 23-25, 2019!
Green Cactus is excited to announce it's 2019 partnership with the Oregon Jamboree Music Festival happening August 2-4th, 2019!
Director Teresa Stas spoke at the 24th annual Florida Festival and Events Assoication Convention and Tradeshow in Naples, Florida August 21-23!
On episode 4 of The Ladies Room Jenn interviews with Teresa Stas, former marketing director for Oregon Jamboree and owner of Green Cactus about her path to where she is today and advice she has for those starting out. Check it out
Director Teresa Stas spent Friday Morning on 98.7 The Bull morning show in Portland, Oregon as the guest Co-Host! Check out this replay where she dishes on the funny side of some our Client’s events like Hood & Portland To Coast Relays and Oregon Jamboree! Here
Director Teresa Stas spent another morning on 98.7 The Bull morning show in Portland, Oregon as the guest Co-Host! We talked about the traffic thunder-nightmare that happened this morning in Portland, the government employee literally getting paid to sleep on the job, the kid's food that Tony found himself totally in love with, Mad Mike the Carcinogenic Prevention Advisor with cereal tips, the ways in which cat poop helps you become better in business, the songs that are most commonly banned from weddings, the pregnant lady that's going to set the world on fire again this year, the tips and tricks of not taking somebody lame to Las Vegas, and much more! Here
We're excited to announce our newest event partnership with Hive Music Festival!
Hive is a first year large scale music festival in Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. With an expected attendance of 40,000 it will be one of the largest festivals in Utah history. Produced by Select Sound with a 8 year history of promoting hip hop shows in multiple states.
Hive Music Festival will include over 40 of the hottest artists in music including Utah’s own Post Malone, $uicideboy$, DaBaby, Trippie Redd, Don Toliver, Flatbush Zombies, Jack Harlow, Ski Mask The Slump God and many more. It will be a two day event with music, food trucks, and VIP experiences. Hive Music Festival seeks to establish itself as the yearly destination for large festivals in the Mountain West.
Learn more: https://hivefestival.com
We're so excited to announce our newest client, Drive-In OC! Drive-In OC takes place at the City National Grove of Anaheim in California. The series features live music, movies and more, bringing entertainment to fans from the comfort and safety of their own vehicle. Nederlander Concerts books the hottest acts, which draws patrons from all five counties in the L.A. market.
Learn more: http://www.driveinoc.com
We're excited to announce Teresa will be speaking at the Oregon Festivals and Events Association Conference, March 5-6, 2021. Teresa will be hosting a session titled, "How To Effectively Sell Sponsorships During A Pandemic" where she will provide insights and tips and tricks on how to sell sponsorships for virtual and hybrid events. In addition, she will be hosting a roundtable discussion on sponsorship success stories during the pandemic.
Our director, Teresa, will be speaking at the (Virtual) Oregon Sports Summit - October 27 - 29, 2020. Teresa will be covering two popular topics; How to Create a Sponsorship Deck, and Finding and Creating Assets that Sell! Get $5 off registration (making it just $20) when you use code 'greencactus' at checkout.
We're so excited to announce our newest client, Cinema of Horrors Haunted House Drive-In Series! The series takes place at Clack County Event Center in Washington, and is a live-action horror movie experience where scares from the screen come to life. The scariest horror blockbusters complete with monsters lurking outside your car window. You're guaranteed to scream this Halloween!
Learn More: https://cinemaofhorrors.com/
Our director Teresa will be speaking at the Florida Festival & Events Association in-person summit and virtual conference next month! Teresa's presentations Creating and Selling Activation's that Sponsors Love! and The Three Common Events Fails that Lead to Unhappy Sponsors will be presented at the in person summit on August 19-20. She will be presenting The Science of Selling Sponsorships during the virtual conference August 25-27.
Learn More: https://www.ffea.com/convention
Our director, Teresa, sits down with Sarah and Kelsey from The Boss-Life Balance Podcast. She talks changes & innovations to the events industry, and how we can't wait to spend our money to go LIVE events (in person) again. Available where ever you listen to podcasts, or HERE.
Green Cactus is excited to announce it's newest partnership with the Gilroy Garlic Festival, happening July 24-26, 2020 in Gilroy, California!
We're excited to announce that our director, Teresa, will be speaking at the XLIVE Annual Conference & Expo, November 17-20 in Las Vegas!
Join her & other industry professionals as they discuss trends, opportunities, and challenges surrounding live events.
Learn more: https://www.xlivecon.com/en/Home.html
Green Cactus Director, Teresa, headed back to Florida for the second time to speak at the Florida Festival and Events Association Convention, August 20-22! Celebrating 25 years, it was a great time!
Learn more HERE.
Green Cactus is Excited to announce its newest partnership with the Challenge of Champions Bull Riding Tour! More details coming soon!
Green Cactus Director, Teresa, has begun writing a new quarterly column for the International Festivals and Events Assocaition's "i.e" magazine entitled, "Big Sponsors Small Events" Click HERE to read her first article!
Director, Teresa, spoke at the Oregon Festivals & Events Association Conference in Hood River, OR in Feburary!
Green Cactus is excited to announce it's 2019 partnership with the LRS Country Music Festival happening July 4-7, 2019!
Green Cactus is proud partner with the St. Jude Autumn Harvest Gala in Portland, OR. Earlier this month at the annual event we were able to raise $122,000! This money will go directly towards helping find a cure to end childhood cancer.
Excited to announce that Director Teresa Stas has been named one of the "20 On The Rise" Event Professionals! "20 on the Rise" celebrates individuals making waves through their hard work, determination and creativity in their respective industries. Find out more about 20 On The Rise here.
Lee Brice has got a new track, but will it be enough to overcome the powerhouse duo of Dierks Bentley & Brothers Osborne? Perhaps the 90s will spit out a winner with Joe Diffie! Make your vote below!. Teresa drops in with Yeh, Meh or Neh to give her 2 cents! Check it out
Director Teresa Stas guest hosted with 98.7 The Bull Morning Show. We talked about one of the greatest condiments you can add to your french fries, the burglar who woke up the homeowner to ask for a favor, today's #AbsoluteWorst of putting on the wrong shirt and watching yourself pee, Tony's questions about Oregon Jamboree, the amount of arguing you do with your kids, the 3-Word Phrases that annoy you, the proper methods of applying lipstick, Jenn's Diary today which focused on Teresa quite a bit, and much more! Here
Director Teresa guest hosted the morning show on 98.7FM The Bull in Portland, Oregon. They talked about the man who tested the Planet Fitness "no judgment" policy, the couples who get pretty comfortable after only 9 months of dating, Tony's proof that dogs are better than cats, the endangered animals who are eating each other, the woman who wants to change her 4-year old's name, the movies and TV shows that people are just now catching onto, and much more! Here