Ep 30 - Haunting Events Halloween Special with Sue Rose and Rick Williams


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In this Halloween themed episode we talk to haunters Sue Rose and Rick Williams, who have run haunted trail events in California and Georgia. Their current attraction, Nightmare Forest Web of Fears, is a haunted walk through Georgia's historic countryside. Ranked by Style Magazine as one of the "Top 10 Spots to Celebrate Halloween". Attendees rave about the experience. This is a well developed and executed event that attendees rave about. Sue and Rick share how they were underwhelmed by other haunted events that were overpriced and lacking in creativity and production. With a love of halloween, historical stories and urban legends, they decided to create their own haunting experience. Sue and Rick share what goes into planning this experience, from inspiration, to practical execution and logistics. Creating a theme, storyline and characters, as well as preparing the property and designing scenes. Auditioning and working with actors to bring their spooky story to life and create a memorable experience for attendees. Key Topics: - Creating an immersive story - Developing characters and managing talent - Event safety and insurance - Being prepared and adaptable - Common challenges - Team communication - Attendee communication - Ticketing, attendee information, event data and reporting - Event promotion: including showcasing the experience and production value, making people more comfortable with pre-purchasing tickets.

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