Everything You Need To Know About Creative Event Team – Episode 103

March 13, 2018

Ever feel like event professional associations are all the same? Just pay your fee and boom you are in without any vetting. How do you know if the other members are actually good enough to refer clients to and work with? Are you looking for an organization that is truly full of professionals and high-quality partners? Look no further than Creative Event Team. Currently consisting of only 12 (by choice) of the top leaders in the events industry this is a group you want to strive to be a part of!

In this weeks episode, Terry Quick of ENTCO Intentional, Inc., Tracy Fuller of InnovativEvents Corporate and our very own Will Curran of Endless Events give you the inside scoop on what it is like to be a partner with Creative Event Team. They will discuss the differences between Creative Event Team and other organizations. How you become a member of Creative Event Team, as well as what the requirements are to apply. If you are a highly skilled event professional looking for an amazing tribe you can’t afford to miss this episode!

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The Evolution of Event Tech – Episode 102

March 6, 2018

The evolution of event tech and the evolution of event planners go hand in hand. Technology has completely changed the role of an event planner. In today’s world, you need to be a great event planner. But that is the tip of it, you also need to a marketer, a web developer, and tech guru.  If this overwhelms you, you are in the right place!

In this weeks episode, our iconic guests Liz King of Liz King Events,  David Epstein of Bizzabo, and Michael Judeh of Convene join us to reflect on the evolution of event tech in the last 8 years. They will discuss where they believe tech is heading, onsight engagement tools you can use to enhance your events and so much more! This is an episode you can’t afford to miss.

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Diversity at Events – Best Tips For Event Profs – Episode 101

February 27, 2018

Diversity at events is a crucial part of any successful event. There is more pressure than ever on event organizes to make their events diverse and inclusive. While it may feel overwhelming to do so, we can assure you diversity at events is a great thing. By taking the steps to make a diverse and inclusive environment your event will flourish. Furthermore, when there is diversity and inclusion at events the interactions are more authentic and conversations will bring innovation and challenge naturally.

So how do you ensure diversity at events? How can we take what is unique about every individual in attendance and use it as an advantage? What can you do to leverage diversity at events to make your programs and panels better? Our iconic guest, Adrienne Trimble of Toyota Motor North America and, Audrey Gallien of Catalyst Inc., answer these questions and more in our episode today! You can’t miss it!

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Keeping Event Housing Profitable – Episode 100

February 20, 2018

With the shakeups in event housing recently you may be scrambling to figuring out how to keep event housing profitable. How do you incentivize attendees to stay in your hotel block? What can you do to foster community? Would you like to know how to leverage your locations and negotiate terms? You are in the right place.

In this episode of #EventIcons Jeff Duncan of Meetingmax Inc. and Nadine Spitteler of A111 Power of Conference Service join us to cover everything you need to know to keep your event housing profitable and a great experience for your attendees. They will answer questions about various issues within event housing such as how to encourage attendees to stay in your hotel blocks, how to keep event housing profitable in light of recent events, and how to create a sense of community within your event housing so attendees can find community. You cannot miss this!

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Core-apps: Engage Attendees with Audio Tours and More – Episode 99

February 13, 2018

How do you help first timers at your event feel more comfortable? What are you doing to showcase new parts of your event to reoccurring guests? Are you really showing your attendees what they need to see? We will talk about how to build a community, direct attendees to where you want to showcase, and how to give them the best information without constantly having their phone in their face. We also will touch on how to monetize through sponsorships without sounding like an infomercial. 

In this #EventIcons episode Jesse and Wayne will tell you all about Core-apps, what they are doing, what technology they have available to turn a show floor into a museum-style audio tour and much more! Tune in and enjoy this week’s technology-packed #EventIcons!

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Creating a Epic Team Building Event – #EventIcons Episode 98

February 6, 2018

A team building event can give you a chance to get to know your team better. You can find out teammates strengths and weaknesses and develop better relationships. What does a great team building activity look like? What are the elements that make a great team building experience? If you are curious to know how to create a great team building experience then look no further! This week, we will give you our best ideas! This is your one-stop for everything you need to know about creating an epic team building event!

In this #EventIcons episode, we have two ICONIC guests Sydney Wolf (metroConnections) & Roger Haskett (Engagement Unlimited). They will be discussing their best tips for creating team building events. They’ll be answering all of your questions and sharing their secret tips for developing team events and much more! So listen up!

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State of Event Sponsorship in 2018 – Episode 97

January 30, 2018

Event Sponsorship is most essential part of every event. Organization can build a brand by making sponsor in live event which is engaging and driving business results. But how can an event prof make sure the sponsor aligns with the needs of the event? Join us today to find out.

This week, We have a special guest Peter Poehle, CEO and Co-Founder of SponsorMyEvent. He is here to tell us about the current state of sponsorship, what to look for in value alignments with a sponsor, the connection between lead and sponsor, and much more. Everything you need to know about sponsorship is right HERE!

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Healthy Tips For Event Profs – Episode 96

January 23, 2018

Whether there is an event or not, event profs always face lack of sleep, long days and late nights of work!  How can you stay healthy as an event prof when you feel like you are constantly running down the clock? It may seem daunting but we can teach you how! This week, we invite the ICONIC Kelly Treadway (EventCurious) and Tracy Stuckrath (Thrive! Meetings & Events) as our guest panelists to talk about healthy tips for event profs. They’ll be discussing this hot topic and answering all the questions that you have to help you on the road to a new and improved healthy you!

In this episode, our ICONIC guests will be sharing their tips and practical tricks on eating habits, natural ways to sleep better, stress management and beyond.

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Looking Forward – 2018 Event Industry Trends- Episode 95

January 16, 2018

Happy New Year!! This week we are celebrating the new year and looking forward to 2018  event industry trends. In this episode, our hosts – Brandt Krueger, Alex Plaxen, Tahira Endean & Audrey Gallien are here to talk about what is trending in the event industry in 2018. We bet you do not want to miss this episode!

Some topics they address in this episode include diversity, event safety, event apps, hybrid events and MUCH MORE! So, jump into the video below and watch and learn the 2018 event industry trends! PS have your seen our guide to 2018 Event Trends?

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Our Favorite Event Prof Tools Of The Year – Episode 94

January 9, 2018

This episode is the last episode of 2017!! In this week’s episode, we are celebrating the end of 2017 and sharing our favorite event prof tools of the year. In this episode, our hosts – Will Curran, Alex Plaxen, Tahira Endean & Audrey Gallien will be here to discuss about their personal favorite tools and resources from 2017! There are so many books, podcasts, tech, and blogs out there that you don’t want to miss. Tune in and we’ll give you full access of these resources.

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