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Promote your Isle of Wight creative event – for free

Staff Writer
23, February 2024

In the bustling world of arts and culture, getting the right exposure for your event can mean the difference between a full house and empty seats.

Events OnTheWight is a listings site dedicated to the vibrant Isle of Wight community, offering a straightforward and cost-free avenue for event organisers to extend their reach.

Grow your audience
Every month, thousands of people visit the events listing site searching for things to see and do on the Island. These range from Islanders eager to discover local happenings and visitors looking to enrich their stay.

No matter the nature of your event – be it a music concert, an engaging theatre production, a creative workshop, or a captivating exhibition – Events OnTheWight can help grow your audience.

A seamless experience
The site is remarkably easy to use and you can add your events to the platform without any hassle, thanks to a helpful YouTube tutorial that will guide you through the process (see below).

Even those with little technical know-how can take advantage of this free resource. Simply sign up for a free account and you can start adding your events today.

A great promotional tool
Events OnTheWight is the highest-ranked site on Google for dedicated Isle of Wight events, making it an incredibly effective promotional tool to help your event stand out online.

Choosing to use the site does more than just list your event; it introduces it to a community passionate about exploring new experiences. Whether your audience is local or visiting, young or older, seasoned attendees or first-timers, your event is given the chance to reach more people.

Features sponsored by Creative Island
If you want to reach an even wider audience News OnTheWight also offer one-off sponsored event features.

These are published on the main news site, shared to their social media audience (50,000+ on Facebook and Twitter) and go into their twice daily email newsletter.

If you are in Ryde, Creative Island has committed to covering the cost of 20 event features with Events OnTheWight for creatives who add their events to listings site (limited to one per person/organisation).

Get in touch with Sally Perry to find out more.

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