Best Practices for Hiring An Event Staff – Episode 130

September 25, 2018

In this episode, we are covering the hot topic of hiring an event staff. We will discuss independent contractors vs W2 employee and which might be right for you. While there is no right answer, people have very strong feelings on what is best and you will see that today! Our panel will discuss best practices for hiring your event staff from differences between a W2 employee and an independent contractor to best applications. Furthermore, we will discuss the differences in breaks, travel, over time, the future of employment and more.

There are benefits to both W2 employees and independent contractors and we will discuss them all in this episode. Hiring an event staff can be daunting but it doesn’t have to be! Here to help us thoroughly walk through the topic are our iconic guests, Noha Salah of The EventWork, Kelsey Crane of Quench Staffing, Krista Hazelwood of Quench Staffing. They will cover all the hot topics and tough questions you are dying to know about!

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Build an Internal Event Team – Episode 129

September 18, 2018

It’s no question that everyone wants to build internal event team that’s amazing. However, actually going about creating the team can sometimes feel like a mystery. We are here to help you learn all about how to build an internal event team that is engaged and ready to execute events at the highest level.

On this episode of #EventIcons, Sej Pandya of Event Marketing Consultant, will be discussing how to build a great internal events team. We will talk about ways to connect your team whether you have weeks or a few hours to do so. How to filter and cut through the noise when hiring for your internal events team. Furthermore, we will discuss how brands are evolving their events and what you need to do to catch up. There is so much to cover today and by the end you will be a pro at building an internal event team!

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Everything You Need to Know About Mills James Agency – Episode 128

September 11, 2018

Today on #EventIcons we’re talking about the life of a creative agency. We will be learning from Mills James. For more than three decades Mills James has been helping some of the country’s biggest brands plan, develop and execute the events and videos that have shaped and driven the industry. They have offices in Columbus, Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio, providing event and video production services to Fortune 500 companies, startups and not-for-profits.

Futhermore, Mills James will be answering all your biggest questions in this episode. We will talk about the evolution of experiential events and other trends. And cover some of the biggest event challenges they have overcome and how you can overcome your challenges too. Check it out below!

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Live from Connect Marketplace – Episode 127

September 5, 2018

This week we are live from Connect Marketplace! If you are unfamiliar, Connect Marketplace is all about meeting with the best minds in the industry, they have the most interesting speakers from many industries and it’s a great time to well, connect! This weeks episode is an extended two-hour show with the best and brightest minds in the industry.

This episode will touch on almost every topic in the events industry. From sustainability to event technology we have you covered. Furthermore, we will discuss how to elevate the low points of your events and elevate them to the next level to best tips in entertainment it’s all here in this massive episode! Check it out below!

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