Get The Best Event Catering Ever – Episode 38

November 30, 2016

Want to get the BEST event catering ever? Michael Mazzocco of Herb Box Catering is with us and we couldn’t be more excited to get his expert advice! What are we eating? Event Catering is an important aspect of functions and Michael is joining us today to answer your questions and tell you everything you need to know to have a successfully catered event. We’ll talk things your caterer wishes you knew, food allergies today and how to handle them, and upcoming trends in catering. Everyone wants to be memorable! If you want them buzzing about your events, you need to see this episode!

..and remember..
“If you see the bandwagon, it’s too late!” ~Michael Mazzocco

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School Of Event Planning & Management – Episode 37

November 16, 2016

Welcome, students, to the School of Event Planning & Management! Class is now in session and we hope you are taking notes! This week we are featuring some AWESOME #EventIcons: Howard Givner (Event Leadership Institute), James Morgan (University of Westminster), Wendy Hultsman (Arizona State University), and Vern Baiett (High Point University). This episode is specifically geared toward students who want to get into the events industry. We’ll be discussing concerns that students have, advice for getting that first industry job, and we’ll also be clearing up some common misconceptions. On the other side of that coin, we’ll also be talking about ways for event industry veterans to stay current on trends, and teaching options for industry leaders. We have something for everyone! As always, don’t forget to check out the tips and Epic Resources that our guests shared with us (below)!

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Best Podcasts For Event Planners & Meeting Planners – Episode 36

November 9, 2016

This week we’re talking about the Best Podcasts for Event Planners & Meeting Planners! Our special guests include Graham Wheeler of SocialTables podcast, John Federico (aka GadgetBoy) of the EventTech podcast, Mike McAllen of Meetings podcast and Meetings podcast news, and a familiar face on the show, Brandt Krueger of GatherGeeks (BizBash). What a lineup! Right? These #EventIcons of Podcasting are here to discuss how they got started with their podcasts, and to share their tips and tricks with any of you who are interested in starting a podcast of your own. In this episode we discuss some of the best tech to use, as well as some things to avoid when you are getting started. You don’t want to miss this! Tune in, take notes, and bring your questions!

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Picking The Perfect Event Venue – Episode 35

November 2, 2016

Ever wanted to know the secret to Picking the Perfect Event Venue? This is your episode! Our guests this week are Chris Kelly of Convene and Kate Snapp from Marriott. That’s right! These #EventIcons are here to address your questions about event venues and clue us in to what we can expect from future venues as well. We’re excited to get their insider information and to share it with all of you. How do you choose the perfect event venue? How do you market your venue? How do your venues incorporate event tech? Chris and Kate will be answering these questions and more. What a show! Not only are they live to answer your questions, they’re sharing some amazing resources too. Don’t forget to check out the links below! #EventIcons – Asking industry leaders YOUR questions every week!

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