Offbeat SG50 events you didn’t know about

With the jubilee weekend upon us, most Singaporeans will be scrambling to places like Gardens by the Bay, Singapore Zoo and Sentosa to enjoy the discounted entries and various SG50 free events. But apart from these large-scale SG50 events, there are also some offbeat, alternative and unique SG50 events that celebrate Singapore in their own special ways. Here are some events that you may not have known about in the upcoming weeks, including post national day events as well!

1. *Scape Marketplace Jubilee Edition

When: 7 Aug- 9 Aug (10pm)

Where: *Scape Market Place

Celebrate the long weekend with great shopping perks and nosh at the *SCAPE Marketplace, a shopping flea market event! Expect a wide array of uniquely Singapore merchandise or exclusive SG50 promotions, and discover up-and-coming local brands selling artisanal, handcrafted and self-designed goods.

Plus, if you come dressed in red or white on 8 and 9 August, you will receive free Gong Cha vouchers to quench your thirst while shopping! Not only that, *Scape will be giving away free Kacang Putih to all shoppers during those two days.

Photo Credits: *Scape Singapore
Photo Credits: *Scape Singapore

 

2. Singapore 2015 World Stamp Exhibition 

When: 16 Aug 2015, 10am-8pm

Where: Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Exhibition Halls B&C, Level 1

Singapore plays host to one of the world’s most high profile events in the Philately community, the World Stamp Exhibition in conjunction with her 50th Year of Independence!

Learn about Singapore’s history and culture through the mysterious world of philately and stamp collection. This free event will bring you on a colourful and insightful journey of how our familiar stamps are closely intertwined with Singapore’s historical and cultural icons, and have evolved to incorporate technology and popular culture, with an exclusive showcase of Singapore’s first Augmented Reality (AR) stamps, and commemorative stamps.

If you want a unique perspective on Singapore’s past, present and future, then this event may be for you!

Photo Credits: tanwj.com
Photo Credits: tanwj.com

 

3. Official Durian Run Singapore

When: Aug 15, 2015, 4.00 pm – 8.30 pm

Where: Sembawang Park Singapore

End of a great run with durians at this uniquely Singaporean marathon event! The marathon celebrates the best of Singaporeans who work hard to finish the race, and play hard by feasting on delicacies. And the best part is that you won’t feel too guilty stuffing durians in your mouth after the run when you have already burnt off those calories!

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Looking for unique events in Singapore?

Download the Celebrate SG50 app or visit EventNook’s Events in Singapore page to find more events that suit your interests!

Need an efficient registration or ticketing system to manage your event?

Whether it’s free or paid, EventNook can help you with online event registrationevent ticketing and onsite event registration and check-in!

 and for Free events!

 

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EventNook’s New Event Venue Directory is Live!

EventNook is always looking to grow and develop ways to help the event planners and organisers community. With that, we are proud to announce that EventNook’s new event venue directory has gone live! Check it out here at http://venue.eventnook.com/ .

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The first look of the directory’s home page

Our goal is to help event planners, meeting planners and event organizers with venue sourcing job or finding a suitable venue easier while they are planning for their events or meetings. The venues are for all kind of events such as conferences, meetings, corporate functions, performances, festival, arts, wedding, workshops, seminars, training, outdoor activities, etc. and different types of venues such as hotel, auditorium, restaurant, bar, club, outdoor space, theatre, co-working office, and other unique venue spaces.

As a start, we have launched the venues in Singapore and we will be adding venues from the rest of Asia such as Thailand, Myanmar, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Philippines, China, Indonesia and Malaysia into this.

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Landing page The Arts House
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Continuation of the landing page from above

As with all of our websites, we designed this online venue directory to be crisp and clean without much clutter so that it would be easy on the eyes! We provide the basic information of each venue such as its website, contact information and address.

When event organisers find a venue that is suitable for their event, they can contact the venue owner directly for price quotations and floor plans as well as other details such as amenities.

With that, we aim to make this online venue directory a comprehensive guide for organisers to use as a reference in the coming months so stay tuned!

Top website builders to manage your events?

After months of long planning, discussing and meeting up with your ideal team, bits and pieces of your upcoming event are finally put into place. And with EventNook, you are able to create your own micro website for registration, customization of event form, multiple ticketing tools, attendees management as well as managing online payment.

However, as event organizers there are times whereby a micro-site alone might not be sufficient to cater to your event marketing needs. Here are some main site builders you can consider:

1.Strikingly

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Fast and reliable platform to create websites?
Be it a personal portfolio, company pages, resumes or even events.

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Mobile friendly

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Strikingly delivers the quickest and simplest way to create professional websites. With search engine optimization, audiences can now find you easily. No coding or any design experience will be required from you to create these websites, and on top of that they are mobile-ready for you. Webpage creation instantly becomes easier with Strikingly.

 2. Weebly

weeblyTo create a high quality site, blog or online shop?

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Weebly works brilliantly on computers, tablets and even phones.

 Weebly with Video LightboxWeebly websites also allow users to embed interactive video through Video Lightbox Widget enabling perfect customization for videographers, entrepreneurs, blogs and other informative websites.

3. Squarespace

squarespace front pageProfessional high-imagery website creating platform

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squarespace template 2Squarespace is an excellent, easy to use and simple interface offering designer templates. Fonts, sizes, spacing, colours, sidebar width and images are easy to comprehend to allow any editing or change, which enable you to customize your desired website without any codes required.  Responsive templates allows user to resize their browser and their content as well.

Eventually, there is no easy or quick way out to build website. It ultimately boils down to what you are actually seeking for, be it service level agreement, templates provided to suit your event, targeting audience, flexibility, cost effective, etc.

Tell us more on other website builders that you have come across with @EventNook!
We would like to hear from you!
Or if you have an event to organize, you can visit us too!

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List of Websites to Promote and Distribute Your Next Event In Singapore

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EventNook has gathered websites of top event directories where you can list your events and promote them. From listing startup events to dating events and conferences, depending on your type of event, the website can help you reach the right people you want to invite.

About EventNook:

EventNook is an online event registration & ticketing platform where organisers can set up and customise their very own event page. Through it, organisers can collect attendees’ information and their payment using a real-time dashboard. Features such as Automated Email Confirmation and QR Code Check-In make the job of event organisers much easier and more efficient. Recently, EventNook launched an Event Venues Directory which provides information on more than 5,000 venues in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar and Hong Kong, making one of the best places on the web to look for venues in South East Asia.

Top Events Directory:

http://allevents.in/singapore
http://www.eventfinda.sg/
http://insing.com
http://www.yelp.com.sg/events
http://www.whatshappening.sg/
http://www.yoursingapore.com/content/traveller/en/browse/whats-on.html
http://www.citynomads.com/events/
http://www.eventshub.sg/
http://is.asia-city.com/events
http://www.conferencehound.com/
http://www.allconferences.com/Regional/Singapore
http://lanyrd.com
http://www.conferize.com/

Dating Events:

http://www.loveexpress.com.sg
http://www.loveatsg.com/events/list

KPOP Events:

kpopnesia.com
http://officiallykmusic.com
http://dinoseoul.com/
http://x-clusive.sg/
http://koreanbeats.wordpress.com/
http://www.dkpopnews.net/
http://www.asianfanfics.com

Do you have an event poster? Check out another article for inspirations on creating an alluring event poster!

Running Events:

http://www.justrunlah.com/
https://www.runsociety.com/calendar/
http://thehoneycombers.com/
http://www.runningguild.com/index.php/runningcalendar/

Startup Events:

http://e27.co/tag/events/
http://www.techinasia.com/tech-startup-events/
https://www.startupdigest.com/digests/singapore
http://thelist.sg/
http://www.startupclubhq.com

About EventNook:

Event Mangement Software company, EventNook is an online event registration & ticketing platform where organisers can set up and customise their very own event page. Through it, organisers can collect attendees’ information and their payment using a real-time dashboard. Features such as Automated Email Confirmation and QR Code Check-In make the job of event organisers much easier and more efficient. Recently, EventNook launched an Event Venues Directory which provides information on more than 5,000 venues in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar and Hong Kong, making one of the best places on the web to look for venues in South East Asia.

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