Example of a Event Revenue Budget for Venues and Professional Sports Teams

What is an Event Revenue Budget?

Event revenue budgets are considered a key component of an annual budget and are used by venue- and budgeting managers to create a detailed revenue budget by event. Some of the main functionality in this type of input form is that it lists events across the columns and input fields for revenue-generating activities down the rows. On the first row, the user enters estimated attendance for each event and then each revenue item is entered by category. You find an example of this type of input form below.

Purpose of Event Revenue Budgets

Sports organizations and Venues use Revenue Budgets to improve financial planning by event. When used as part of good business practices in Budgeting and Accounting departments, a company can improve its strategic planning and improve budgeting and forecasting accuracy. It can also reduce the chances that off target budgets lead to poor decision-making.

Example of an Event Revenue Budget

Here is an example of an Event Revenue Budget model with attendance metrics and read-only view of related expenses.

Example of a Event Revenue Budget for Venues and Professional Sports Teams

Example of a Event Revenue Budget for Venues and Professional Sports Teams

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Who Uses This Type of Input form?

The typical users of this type of input form are: CFOs, budget managers, event managers, staffing managers.

Other Reports Often Used in Conjunction with Event Revenue Budgets

Progressive Budgeting and Accounting departments sometimes use several different Event Revenue models, along with expense budget forms, profit & loss budgets, event dashboards, revenue dashboards, actual versus budget variance reports and other management and control tools.

Where Does the Data for Analysis Originate From?

The Actual (historical transactions) data typically comes from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like: Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) Finance, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Sage Intacct, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage X3, SAP Business One, SAP ByDesign, Acumatica, Netsuite and others.

In analyses where budgets or forecasts are used, the planning data most often originates from in-house Excel spreadsheet models or from professional corporate performance management (CPM/EPM) solutions.

What Tools are Typically used for Reporting, Planning and Dashboards?

Examples of business software used with the data and ERPs mentioned above are:

  • Native ERP report writers and query tools
  • Spreadsheets (for example Microsoft Excel)
  • Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools (for example Solver)
  • Dashboards (for example Microsoft Power BI and Tableau)

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Example of an Event Staffing Budget for Venues and Professional Sports Teams

What is an Event Staffing Budget?

Staffing budgets are considered human capital planning tools and are used by budget managers to automate staffing and payroll calculations in event budgets. Some of the main functionality in this type of input form is that it can be used for any event/game to capture staff cost and drivers like: Hourly wages, shift hours, total staff FTEs. The rows in the input form shows examples of types of staff like ticket box office, parking, etc. This form is used as a component of a complete event budget model for a venue(s). You find an example of this type of input form below.

Purpose of Event Staffing Budgets

Venues and Sports organizations use Event Staffing models to automate and simplify the staffing component of an event budget. When used as part of good business practices in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) departments, an organization can improve its budget accuracy and increase revenues by optimizing event planning, and it can reduce the chances that inaccurate budgets leads to over- or under-staffing of events.

Example of an Event Staffing Budget

Here is an example of an Event Staffing input model with web-based data capture.

Example of an Event Staffing Budget for Venues and Professional Sports Teams

Example of an Event Staffing Budget for Venues and Professional Sports Teams

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Who Uses This Type of Input form?

The typical users of this type of input form are: CFOs, budget managers, event managers, staffing managers.

Other Reports Often Used in Conjunction with Event Staffing Budgets

Progressive Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) departments sometimes use several different Event Staffing models, along with revenue budgets, other expense budget forms, profit & loss budgets, event dashboards, actual versus budget variance reports and other management and control tools.

Where Does the Data for Analysis Originate From?

The Actual (historical transactions) data typically comes from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like: Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) Finance, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Sage Intacct, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage X3, SAP Business One, SAP ByDesign, Acumatica, Netsuite and others.

In analyses where budgets or forecasts are used, the planning data most often originates from in-house Excel spreadsheet models or from professional corporate performance management (CPM/EPM) solutions.

What Tools are Typically used for Reporting, Planning and Dashboards?

Examples of business software used with the data and ERPs mentioned above are:

  • Native ERP report writers and query tools
  • Spreadsheets (for example Microsoft Excel)
  • Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools (for example Solver)
  • Dashboards (for example Microsoft Power BI and Tableau)

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Example of a Media and Ticket Revenue Forecast for Professional Sports Teams

What is a Media and Ticket Revenue Forecast?

Broadcasting and ticketing budgets and forecasts are considered revenue planning tools and are used by budgeting managers to create detailed bottom-up revenue estimates. Some of the main functionality in this type of input model is that it displays historical game and media metrics that users can adjust to arrive at new budgets or forecasts. Pre-season, regular season and post season games are listed across the columns. The first input section is used to plan for broadcasting and advertising revenues while the second section (seen at the bottom of the screen) is used for ticketing revenue planning. You find an example of this type of input model below.

Purpose of Media and Ticket Revenue Models

Sports organizations use Media and Ticket Revenue Models to make as automated and detailed budgets  and forecasts as possible using historical metrics as a baseline. When used as part of good business practices in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) departments, a company can improve its revenue planning accuracy and efficiency, and it can reduce the chances that users over- or under estimates figures due to lack of easily available data.

Example of a Media and Ticket Revenue Model

Here is an example of a media and ticketing revenue budget form with input per game.

Example of a Media and Ticket Revenue Forecast for Professional Sports Teams

Example of a Media and Ticket Revenue Forecast for Professional Sports Teams

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Who Uses This Type of Input model?

The typical users of this type of input model are: CFOs, media and ticket managers, budgeting managers.

Other Reports Often Used in Conjunction with Media and Ticket Revenue Models

Progressive Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) departments sometimes use several different Media and Ticket Revenue Models, along with profit & loss reports, detailed ticket and media reports, revenue dashboards, complete financial budget and forecast models and other management and control tools.

Where Does the Data for Analysis Originate From?

The Actual (historical transactions) data typically comes from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like: Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) Finance, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Sage Intacct, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage X3, SAP Business One, SAP ByDesign, Acumatica, Netsuite and others.

In analyses where budgets or forecasts are used, the planning data most often originates from in-house Excel spreadsheet models or from professional corporate performance management (CPM/EPM) solutions.

What Tools are Typically used for Reporting, Planning and Dashboards?

Examples of business software used with the data and ERPs mentioned above are:

  • Native ERP report writers and query tools
  • Spreadsheets (for example Microsoft Excel)
  • Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools (for example Solver)
  • Dashboards (for example Microsoft Power BI and Tableau)

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Example of a Player Salary Budget for Professional Sports Teams

What is a Team Player Salary Budget?

Player Salary Budgets are considered human capital planning models and are used by budget managers to allocate team cap funds to players’ compensation packages. Some of the main functionality in this type of input form is that it starts with a number of assumptions and then uses these to allocate amounts to existing players and expected recruits. Examples of drivers are: Total team cap amount, current player costs versus team cap, and draft positions. Details per player can include: Position, age, experience, salary, contract amount, years left on contract, guaranteed amount, and expiration year. You find an example of this type of input form below.

Purpose of Player Salary Budget Models

Sports organizations use Player Salary Budget Models to easily model compensation for both existing players and those expected to be acquired. When used as part of good business practices in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) departments, a professional team can improve its agility and speed during compensation negotiations, and it can reduce the chances that calculation errors distort budgets and tactics.

Example of a Player Salary Budget Model

Here is an example of a dynamic team player budget model with drivers and capture of key metrics.

Example of a Player Salary Budget for Professional Sports Teams

Example of a Player Salary Budget for Professional Sports Teams

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Who Uses This Type of Input form?

The typical users of this type of input form are: CFOs, recruiters, compensation negotiators, budget managers, owners.

Other Reports Often Used in Conjunction with Player Salary Budget Models

Progressive Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) departments sometimes use several different Player Salary Budget Models, along with team player dashboards, player statistical dashboards, historical salary reports, profit & loss reports, complete budget and forecast models and other management and control tools.

Where Does the Data for Analysis Originate From?

The Actual (historical transactions) data typically comes from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like: Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) Finance, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Sage Intacct, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage X3, SAP Business One, SAP ByDesign, Acumatica, Netsuite and others.

In analyses where budgets or forecasts are used, the planning data most often originates from in-house Excel spreadsheet models or from professional corporate performance management (CPM/EPM) solutions.

What Tools are Typically used for Reporting, Planning and Dashboards?

Examples of business software used with the data and ERPs mentioned above are:

  • Native ERP report writers and query tools
  • Spreadsheets (for example Microsoft Excel)
  • Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools (for example Solver)
  • Dashboards (for example Microsoft Power BI and Tableau)

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Example of a Monthly Support and Maintenance Sales for a Technology Company

What is a Monthly Support and Maintenance Sales Report?

Monthly support and maintenance sales reports are considered recurring revenue analysis tools and are used by CFOs, sales and support managers to analyze support subscription and maintenance revenues for any given period. Some of the main functionality in this type of report is that it displays KPIs and charts as a summary on top of the report with detailed transactions and aggregate totals at the bottom. KPIs include: Subscribed customers for maintenance, renewal customers for maintenance, subscribed customers for support services, and renewal customers for support services, as well as the total monthly quantity and sales amount. The detailed section of the report shows quantity and sales amount by product, by organization (e.g. reseller or customer) and region. You find an example of this type of report below.

Purpose of Support Subscription and Maintenance Sales Reports

Technology companies use Support Subscription and Maintenance Sales Reports to give managers a clear picture of revenue streams from new and renewal sales for support and maintenance. When used as part of good business practices in Accounting and Support departments, a company can improve its revenues and customer retention strategies, and it can reduce the chances that churn unexpectedly grows because managers lacks information.

Example of a Support Subscription and Maintenance Sales Report

Here is an example of a Monthly Support and Maintenance Sales Report with KPIs and transactional details.

Example of a Monthly Support and Maintenance Sales for a Technology Company

Example of a Monthly Support and Maintenance Sales for a Technology Company

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Who Uses This Type of Report?

The typical users of this type of report are: CFOs, analysts, accountants, support managers, sales managers, subscription renewal managers.

Other Reports Often Used in Conjunction with Support Subscription  and Maintenance Sales Reports

Progressive Accounting and Support departments sometimes use several different Support Subscription  and Maintenance Sales Reports, along with ARR and MRR reports, churn reports, detailed transactional support and maintenance reports, subscription renewal reports, subscription revenue dashboards, sales forecast and other management and control tools.

Where Does the Data for Analysis Originate From?

The Actual (historical transactions) data typically comes from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like: Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) Finance, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Sage Intacct, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage X3, SAP Business One, SAP ByDesign, Acumatica, Netsuite and others.

In analyses where budgets or forecasts are used, the planning data most often originates from in-house Excel spreadsheet models or from professional corporate performance management (CPM/EPM) solutions.

What Tools are Typically used for Reporting, Planning and Dashboards?

Examples of business software used with the data and ERPs mentioned above are:

  • Native ERP report writers and query tools
  • Spreadsheets (for example Microsoft Excel)
  • Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools (for example Solver)
  • Dashboards (for example Microsoft Power BI and Tableau)

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Example of a Monthly Subscription Sales by Category Report for a Technology Company

What is a Monthly Subscription Sales Report?

Monthly subscription sales reports are considered recurring revenue analysis tools and are used by CFOs and sales managers to analyze subscription revenues for any given period. Some of the main functionality in this type of report is that it presents KPIs and charts as a summary on top of the report with detailed transactions at the bottom. KPIs include: Number of new subscriptions, number of renewals and number of renewal customers, as well as the total monthly sales amount. The detailed section of the report shows quantity and sales amount by product, by organization (e.g. reseller or customer) and region. You find an example of this type of report below.

Purpose of Subscription Sales Reports

Technology companies use Subscription Sales Reports to get a summary as well as a detailed picture of subscription business taking place in any given month. When used as part of good business practices in Accounting and Sales departments, a company can improve its sales strategies and as a result increase revenues, and it can reduce the chances of accounting mistakes and lack of clarity in revenue streams from new sales and renewals.

Example of a Subscription Sales Report

Here is an example of a Monthly Subscription Sales Report with KPIs and transactional details.

Example of a Monthly Subscription Sales by Category Report for a Technology Company

Example of a Monthly Subscription Sales by Category Report for a Technology Company

You can find hundreds of additional examples here

Who Uses This Type of Report?

The typical users of this type of report are: CFOs, analysts, accountants, sales managers, subscription renewal managers.

Other Reports Often Used in Conjunction with Subscription Sales Reports

Progressive Accounting and Sales departments sometimes use several different Subscription Sales Reports, along with ARR and MRR reports, churn reports, subscription renewal reports, subscription revenue dashboards, sales forecast and other management and control tools.

Where Does the Data for Analysis Originate From?

The Actual (historical transactions) data typically comes from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like: Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) Finance, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Sage Intacct, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage X3, SAP Business One, SAP ByDesign, Acumatica, Netsuite and others.

In analyses where budgets or forecasts are used, the planning data most often originates from in-house Excel spreadsheet models or from professional corporate performance management (CPM/EPM) solutions.

What Tools are Typically used for Reporting, Planning and Dashboards?

Examples of business software used with the data and ERPs mentioned above are:

  • Native ERP report writers and query tools
  • Spreadsheets (for example Microsoft Excel)
  • Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools (for example Solver)
  • Dashboards (for example Microsoft Power BI and Tableau)

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This example shows a Monthly Renewal Rate Report for a technology company, which helps managers improve decisions related to subscription renewal strategies. 100s of additional templates are available through the link below.

What is a Monthly Renewal Rate Report?

Monthly renewal reports are considered subscription revenue analysis and prediction tools and are used by CFOs and analysts to monitor customer renewal rates by product. Some of the main functionality in this type of report is that it lists all products (SKUs/Items) down the rows and months across the columns. Trend charts display between each product group comparing the items (SKUs) within that category. The metrics are shown as percent renewal rate. You find an example of this type of report below.

Purpose of Renewal Rate Trend Reports

Technology companies use Renewal Rate Trend Reports to keep a close eye on their customers’ subscription renewals and its effect on recurring revenues. When used as part of good business practices in Accounting departments, a company can improve its revenues and strategies related to pricing and renewal offers, and it can reduce the chances that managers don’t quickly discover customer churn issues at the product level.

Example of a Renewal Rate Trend Report

Here is an example of a Monthly Subscription Renewal Report with trend chart and renewal rates for products and services.

This example shows a Monthly Renewal Rate Report for a technology company, which helps managers improve decisions related to subscription renewal strategies. 100s of additional templates are available through the link below.

This example shows a Monthly Renewal Rate Report for a technology company, which helps managers improve decisions related to subscription renewal strategies. 100s of additional templates are available through the link below.

You can find hundreds of additional examples here

Who Uses This Type of Report?

The typical users of this type of report are: CFOs, analysts, accountants, subscription renewal managers.

Other Reports Often Used in Conjunction with Renewal Rate Trend Reports

Progressive Accounting departments sometimes use several different Renewal Rate Trend Reports, along with ARR and MRR reports, churn reports, subscription revenue dashboards, sales forecast and other management and control tools.

Where Does the Data for Analysis Originate From?

The Actual (historical transactions) data typically comes from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like: Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) Finance, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Sage Intacct, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage X3, SAP Business One, SAP ByDesign, Acumatica, Netsuite and others.

In analyses where budgets or forecasts are used, the planning data most often originates from in-house Excel spreadsheet models or from professional corporate performance management (CPM/EPM) solutions.

What Tools are Typically used for Reporting, Planning and Dashboards?

Examples of business software used with the data and ERPs mentioned above are:

  • Native ERP report writers and query tools
  • Spreadsheets (for example Microsoft Excel)
  • Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools (for example Solver)
  • Dashboards (for example Microsoft Power BI and Tableau)

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Example of a Monthly Sales Trend Report for a Technology Company

What is a Monthly Sales Trend Report?

Monthly sales reports are considered trend analysis tools and are used by sales managers and executives to track sales by channel by month. Some of the main functionality in this type of report is that it automatically displays sales for each month up to the current period. The rows show sales by channel (direct, distributor, reseller) with roll-ups and totals by region. On the right side the report compares the year-to-date (YTD) sales against last year with a percent variance and color highlighting of positive and negative variances. The chart on the top of the report shows aggregate monthly sales. You find an example of this type of report below.

Purpose of Monthly Sales Trend Reports

Technology companies use Monthly Sales Trend Reports to monitor trends and exceptions in sales as well as to compare performance across their channels. When used as part of good business practices in Sales departments, a company can improve its revenues by optimizing tactical sales decisions, and it can reduce the chances that weak performance in any area goes undetected.

Example of a Monthly Sales Trend Report

Here is an example of a Monthly Sales Trend Report with variance analysis and metrics by channel.

Example of a Monthly Sales Trend Report for a Technology Company

Example of a Monthly Sales Trend Report for a Technology Company

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Who Uses This Type of Report?

The typical users of this type of report are: Budget Managers, Revenue Officers, Sales Executives, Regional Managers.

Other Reports Often Used in Conjunction with Monthly Sales Trend Reports

Progressive Sales departments sometimes use several different Monthly Sales Trend Reports, along with detailed sales reports, sales dashboards, budget models, sales forecasts, open and paid sales orders reports and other management and control tools.

Where Does the Data for Analysis Originate From?

The Actual (historical transactions) data typically comes from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like: Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) Finance, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Sage Intacct, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage X3, SAP Business One, SAP ByDesign, Acumatica, Netsuite and others.

In analyses where budgets or forecasts are used, the planning data most often originates from in-house Excel spreadsheet models or from professional corporate performance management (CPM/EPM) solutions.

What Tools are Typically used for Reporting, Planning and Dashboards?

Examples of business software used with the data and ERPs mentioned above are:

  • Native ERP report writers and query tools
  • Spreadsheets (for example Microsoft Excel)
  • Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools (for example Solver)
  • Dashboards (for example Microsoft Power BI and Tableau)

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Example of a Monthly Product Sales Report for a Technology Company

What is a Monthly Product Sales Report?

Monthly product sales reports are considered sales analytics tools and are used by sales and product managers to monitor detailed and summarized sales quantities and amounts. Some of the main functionality in this type of report is that it displays January through December across the columns and shows both quantity and amount for each month. The rows shows each product at the most detailed level and then roll them up to locations (companies) and regions. You find an example of this type of report below.

Purpose of Monthly Product Sales Reports

Technology companies use Monthly Product Sales Reports to help managers and functional staff look at trends and detailed item sales across the entire year. When used as part of good business practices in Sales departments, a company can improve its sales analysis and related tactical decisions, and it can reduce the chances that decision-making is slowed down because managers lack a global sales view with detailed drill down.

Example of a Monthly Product Sales Report

Here is an example of a Monthly Product Sales Report with detailed as well as roll-up information for quantities and revenues.

Example of a Monthly Product Sales Report for a Technology Company

Example of a Monthly Product Sales Report for a Technology Company

You can find hundreds of additional examples here

Who Uses This Type of Report?

The typical users of this type of report are: Budget Managers, Revenue Officers, Sales Executives, Regional Managers.

Other Reports Often Used in Conjunction with Monthly Product Sales Reports

Progressive Sales departments sometimes use several different Monthly Product Sales Reports, along with detailed sales reports, sales dashboards, budget models, sales forecasts, open and paid sales orders reports and other management and control tools.

Where Does the Data for Analysis Originate From?

The Actual (historical transactions) data typically comes from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like: Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) Finance, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Sage Intacct, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage X3, SAP Business One, SAP ByDesign, Acumatica, Netsuite and others.

In analyses where budgets or forecasts are used, the planning data most often originates from in-house Excel spreadsheet models or from professional corporate performance management (CPM/EPM) solutions.

What Tools are Typically used for Reporting, Planning and Dashboards?

Examples of business software used with the data and ERPs mentioned above are:

  • Native ERP report writers and query tools
  • Spreadsheets (for example Microsoft Excel)
  • Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools (for example Solver)
  • Dashboards (for example Microsoft Power BI and Tableau)

Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Cloud Solutions and More Examples