Sh*T Event Planners Say – Episode 26

August 31, 2016

Let’s be real.. At some point you are bound to be caught off-guard by Sh*t Event Planners Say. When you are planning an event, you want, more than anything, for it to be unique and memorable. This is why we look to event planners to lend their imagination and bring our dreams to life. You have to wonder how they come up with such incredible ideas! They live in a fantastical world and we want to give you a little insight into this magical place. On this week’s episode of #EventIcons, we feature Aaron Kaufman of Fifth Element Group and Kevin White of XPL. These industry leading event planners have a lot to say and we’ve got them here, live, to answer our questions and yours. Join us as we step into their world!

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Event Entertainment That Actually Entertains – Episode 25

August 24, 2016

Whether you spend hundreds of dollars of hundreds of thousands of dollars on event entertainment, this is a must listen episode for you. Today, the stakes are higher than ever with technology, big name acts and beyond. On this week’s episode of #EventIcons, we feature Anthony Bollotta of Bollotta Entertainment, Nicole Bernardi of Innovative Entertainment, and Paul Creighton of T. Skorman Productions. These guys are legends in producing iconic event entertainment and you’re going to want to hear about their stories of the best and worst of event entertainment and how you might be able to bring even more life to your next event. Enjoy!

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Ctrl + Alt + Del – Episode 24

August 17, 2016

This week, we take a look at the new industry event, Ctrl Alt Del, which has risen from the cancellation of a major industry conference. From their website:  [CTRL] + [ALT] + [DEL] will transmit the amazing energy of events world movers & shakers across the globe, hitting a mental reboot to evolve our industry. With some of the strongest voices we will address critical topics that keep us up at night, talking through and finding solutions for New Breeds of Event Planners & Event Strategists, ROI on Networking, Integration Power to Improve Event Performance, Digital Transformation, Community Building, Digital Engagement, and Diversity at Events. This week, we feature the planners behind the conference as well as some of the amazing people who support it through speaking, hosting pop-up events or promoting on social media. If you have not heard about Ctrl Alt Del, it will be hosted worldwide on Tuesday, August 23rd 2016 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET. You can register to attend for free on their event page.

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Get Massive Attendee Engagement – Episode 23

August 10, 2016

Want to Get Massive Attendee Engagement? Join us this week along with our amazing special guests: Julius Solaris (editor of EventManagerBlog.com), Dan Yaman (CEO of Live Spark), and Jose Gallegos (Content Marketing & Community Manager at TINT). We’re going to tell you how! What are the secrets to getting audiences and attendees to engage? What are some examples of creative ways facilitators integrate audience engagement? What are some popular and effective ways to measure audience engagement? These topics and more will be discussed. Join us, bring your questions, and learn how to get massive attendee engagement at your events!

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How Hubspot Uses Events To Get More Customers – Episode 22

August 3, 2016

HubSpot Marketing is our topic this week and we will be discussing how they use events to get more customers. We’re very excited about our guest this week! We are featuring Bridget Zingale who is the Senior Marketing Manager and Senior Field Marketing Manager of Christies, The Atlantic, Smithsonian Enterprises, and HubSpot. Bridget is prepared to answer your questions about inbound marketing, sales and marketing strategies for events, and other related topics. This is your chance to get answers to your questions from a true industry leader in marketing. Join us and bring your questions for Bridget!

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