#EventIcons 2019 Sneak Peek – Episode 146

January 29, 2019

Today we are giving you an exclusive sneak peek into our 2019 #EventIcons show line up. We are stepping up the game for event industry podcasts. From tips on how to grow your business, to event safety and technology there will be something for everyone! We even are filling you in on some of our mega guests who will be joining us! Don’t miss this preview! What do you want to see from #EventIcons in 2019? Leave us a comment below and let us know.

We want to help keep you up-to-date with the latest and greatest!

Below, in our Epic Resources section, we link the awesome insider favorites that were mentioned in this episode! You WANT to check these out! What has been your favorite episode so far? Comment below and let us know!

You’re watching this recording of our event industry podcast episode here on our blog, but wouldn’t you rather watch live, ask your own questions, and participate in person? Subscribe now to watch live! (We’ll remind you of upcoming episodes.) We would love for you to join us LIVE and bring your questions for our icons. This is all for you! And now for the main topic in the episode below, #EventIcons 2019 Sneak Peak!

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Favorite Tools Of The Year – Episode 145

January 8, 2019

Today we are reflecting on 2018 and discussing our hosts favorite tools for event profs from the past year.

In this episode of #EventIcons our hosts Will Curran, Brandt Krueger, Tahira Endean, and Alex Plaxen will share all about their favorite tools for event profs. Our hosts will fill you in on their favorite episodes of the year, books, podcasts, apps, tech gadgets and so much more! If you are looking for new inspiration and tools this episode is for you.

We want to help keep you up-to-date with the latest and greatest!

Below, in our Epic Resources section, we link the awesome insider favorites that were mentioned in this episode! You WANT to check these out! What has been your favorite episode so far? Comment below and let us know!

You’re watching this recording of our episode here on our blog, but wouldn’t you rather watch live, ask your own questions, and participate in person? Subscribe now to watch live! (We’ll remind you of upcoming episodes.) We would love for you to join us LIVE and bring your questions for our icons. This is all for you! And now for the main topic in the episode below, Favorite Tools Of The Year!

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2019 Event Design Trends – Episode 144

January 2, 2019

As event profs it’s critical we stay on top of trends. From design and pop culture to global trends we are expected to know them all. These trends influence the events industry.  Our clients expect us to stay current with trends and know how to implement them at their events when it comes to event design trends and so much more. 

In todays episode we will be discussing all about event design trends. Joining us today are the #EventIcons, David Merrell of AOO Events and Susie Perelman of Mosaic. Their keen understanding of how rapidly events need to adapt, and their willingness to share their knowledge on what is next will make this a must-watch episode as you plan your 2019 events. We will cover everything from this years pantones and how you can use them in your next events, how they get inspiration and come up with trend predictions, and ways to use technology to enhance event design trends and so much more! 

We want to help keep you up-to-date with the latest and greatest!

Below, in our Epic Resources section, we link the awesome insider favorites that were mentioned in this episode! You WANT to check these out! What has been your favorite episode so far? Comment below and let us know!

You’re watching this recording of our episode here on our blog, but wouldn’t you rather watch live, ask your own questions, and participate in person? Subscribe now to watch live! (We’ll remind you of upcoming episodes.) We would love for you to join us LIVE and bring your questions for our icons. This is all for you! And now for the main topic in the episode below, 2019 Event Design Trends!

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Check out the epic resources mentioned in this episode:

  • AOO Events – A multi-faceted creative company, specializing in event design and show production
  • Mosaic, Inc. – One of the largest and most unique linen inventories anywhere
  • Borelli Strategies – Improving live experiences for attendees by supporting and advancing event professionals globally.
  • Social Tables – Plan for the unplannable with the world’s most collaborative events platform.
  • ITN International – Optimizes events and delivers actionable data that leads to future improvement.
  • Event Tech Tribe – A collaborative ensemble of event tech specialists working together to make events better.
  • WWDC18 – Apple Worldwide Developers Conference.
  • Sciensio – The Art and Science of AI Chat.
  • Chatby Inc. – Create a public chat zone out of any location including, schools, student residences, parks, bars, airports or any other building where people tend to gather.
  • Radario – Instant event analytics, powerful CRM and personalized email marketing seamlessly integrated with ticketing platforms.
  • The Indoor Lab – Provide the most comprehensive end-to-end analytics for indoor event locations using their proprietary platform and hardware.
  • Mention – Get live updates about your brand from the web and social media.
  • Feedly – Organize, read and share what matters to you.
  • VR At Events- Everything You Need to Know – #EventIcons Episode 105 – In this episode, the ICONIC Jonah Brotman of House of VR discussed the challenges VR brings to the event industry, differences between AR and VR, and so much more!
  • Cyber Security For Events : The Good The Bad & The Really Ugly – #EventIcons Episode 131 – Cyber security for events should be at the top of every event planners mind. But often, it’s overlooked or misunderstood. As event profs we need to very aware of cyber security for events. Is your clients data safe? If you aren’t sure this episode is for you!
  • E-Gaming Events Revolution – #EventIcons Episode 113 – Discussion on best business opportunities for e-gaming segment and the numbers and statistics every event planner needs to know about e-gaming events.

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Top Event Tech Trends in 2019 – Episode 143

January 2, 2019

Today’s episodes is one of our favorites of the year. We are bringing together arguably the best minds in the #eventtech and social spaces to talk all about the top event tech trends in 2019. They will talk about what they have seen, where our industry is heading with tech and how we can continue to integrate more deeply and create better planner and participant experiences.

Our iconic panel Corbin Ball of Corbin Ball & Associates, James Spellos of Meeting U, and Nick Borelli of Borelli Strategies are joining us and weighing in on the event tech trends. They will chat about everything from chatbots and AI, to facial recognition and cybersecurity. If you are ready to explode your mind with usable, useful ideas – this is the must-see episode!

We want to help keep you up-to-date with the latest and greatest!

Below, in our Epic Resources section, we link the awesome insider favorites that were mentioned in this episode! You WANT to check these out! What has been your favorite episode so far? Comment below and let us know!

You’re watching this recording of our episode here on our blog, but wouldn’t you rather watch live, ask your own questions, and participate in person? Subscribe now to watch live! (We’ll remind you of upcoming episodes.) We would love for you to join us LIVE and bring your questions for our icons. This is all for you! And now for the main topic in the episode below, 2019 Event Tech Trends!

How To Subscribe:

Follow our iconic guests on Twitter:

Check out the epic resources mentioned in this episode:

  • Corbin Ball & Associates – Meeting Technology Headquarters
  • Meeting U – Help people become more productive and comfortable with technology
  • Borelli Strategies – Improving live experiences for attendees by supporting and advancing event professionals globally.
  • Social Tables – Plan for the unplannable with the world’s most collaborative events platform.
  • ITN International – Optimizes events and delivers actionable data that leads to future improvement.
  • Event Tech Tribe – A collaborative ensemble of event tech specialists working together to make events better.
  • WWDC18 – Apple Worldwide Developers Conference.
  • Sciensio – The Art and Science of AI Chat.
  • Chatby Inc. – Create a public chat zone out of any location including, schools, student residences, parks, bars, airports or any other building where people tend to gather.
  • Radario – Instant event analytics, powerful CRM and personalized email marketing seamlessly integrated with ticketing platforms.
  • The Indoor Lab – Provide the most comprehensive end-to-end analytics for indoor event locations using their proprietary platform and hardware.
  • Mention – Get live updates about your brand from the web and social media.
  • Feedly – Organize, read and share what matters to you.
  • VR At Events- Everything You Need to Know – #EventIcons Episode 105 – In this episode, the ICONIC Jonah Brotman of House of VR discussed the challenges VR brings to the event industry, differences between AR and VR, and so much more!
  • Cyber Security For Events : The Good The Bad & The Really Ugly – #EventIcons Episode 131 – Cyber security for events should be at the top of every event planners mind. But often, it’s overlooked or misunderstood. As event profs we need to very aware of cyber security for events. Is your clients data safe? If you aren’t sure this episode is for you!
  • E-Gaming Events Revolution – #EventIcons Episode 113 – Discussion on best business opportunities for e-gaming segment and the numbers and statistics every event planner needs to know about e-gaming events.

What are your favorite tips and tricks for using event furniture to engage? Comment below and let us know.