Everything You Need To Know About Phoenix Comicon – Episode 79

September 26, 2017

Phoenix Comicon creates a community where people passionate about pop culture come together. As a result, they bond over their passions and celebrate their inner geek through celebrity panels, interactive events and much more. In this week’s episode, we cover everything you need to know about Phoenix Comicon.

Phoenix Comicon stands out from the many other events in this niche. In this episode, two iconic event professionals, Matt Solberg (Director of Phoenix Comicon) and Joe Boudrie (Director of Programming for Phoenix Comicon) are laying it all out on the table. They will be sharing how they leveraged their knowledge and experiences and used them to scale Phoenix Comic so rapidly into an iconic event, and the challenges they face. They’ll also be discussing how they attract celebrities, and fans in this soul-bearing episode. There so much insight to be gained from these event pros and we are giving you direct access!

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How to Write Content for Event Planners – Episode 78

September 19, 2017

What content gets the attention of event planners? Why is content so important in the events industry? Why should planners read content? This week we are tackling these questions and more as we address the topic of How to Write Content for Event Planners.

We are joined by the iconic David Budimir (Author at Social Tables) to discuss these questions and get some in depth insight into how event planners can find and follow the latest and most informative content. We’ll also talk a bit about what topics are hot right now, and how writers measure success and continue to give their followers the content they want and need. Tune in and discover everything you need to know about how to write content for event planners! Make sure to subscribe to our blogfor epic content straight to your inbox.

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Sh!t Event Planners Say, Part II – Episode 77

September 12, 2017

This week marks a special anniversary for #EventIcons – one of our most popular annual shows – Sh!t Event Planners Say! We’ve got the icon, the man himself, Aaron Kaufman. He is back to tackle this awesome topic again. Live and uncensored! You don’t want to miss this!

You can always count on Aaron to tell it like he sees it. His honest and insightful commentary is refreshing and to the point. We’ll discuss things event planners say that they shouldn’t, things they don’t say that they should, and the things they say that just make veterans of the industry shake their heads.

Tune in and find out why COLLABORATION is KEY!

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  • SEARCH Foundation – Assisting Event Professionals in Crisis. The SEARCH Foundation was formed in 1997 to assist special event, meetings, and hospitality professionals faced with a life threatening illness. Since that time it has expanded to include not only illness, but also any catastrophic occurrence. The events industry is a group of passionate professionals made up of many small business owners. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those affected by the recent storms in Houston and the surrounding areas. Please contact us for more information, for assistance, or to donate.
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The Waste Management Open, The Greatest Show on Grass – Episode 76

September 5, 2017

We have a special show this week! We are joined by two of the key powerhouses that help pull off the Waste Management Open (WM Open), also known as The Greatest Show on Grass. Our iconic guest panelists are Brady Castro of PRO EM and Heather Holland, a freelance associate producer who has worked with PRO EM for several years.

The WM Open is not your average golf tournament; Brady and Heather explain how they help to make it such an amazing event and keep those huge crowds growing and coming back year after year. This amazing event has multiple special features that make it stand out from the rest and we will be discussing those in today’s episode. Things like the 16th Hole (a megastructure they construct) and the famous Bird’s Nest. Intrigued? You should be! Join us as we delve into the behind-the-scenes happenings of this awesome event – The Waste Management Open.

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