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The 2020 Event Design Trends That Will Define The New Year

The 2020 Event Design Trends That Will Define The New Year

December 31, 2019

The trends keep on coming, and today we’re tackling 2020 event design trends! Ahead of the new year, the #EventIcons team is laying down the foundation for what’s to come. And we’ve already covered business and marketing trends, so it’s time to get a little more creative. Design is always one of the most exciting topics we cover on the show. And we can guarantee you that the conversation about the future of design in the industry will keep up that pace.

Joining our amazing hosts Alex Plaxen and Brandt Krueger are icons David Merrell and Susie Perelman. David is an experienced designer, storyteller, public speaker, creative mind and puzzle solver. He’s been in the business for 30 years as the owner and creative director for AOO Events, known for the live immersive events. And Susie has decades of experience in events, a thirst to travel the world and a curiosity to explore trends pertaining to design. She uses her experiences to curate linen collections at Mosaic. So, are you ready for this? Then press play, we’re talking 2020 event design trends!

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2020 Event Marketing Trends: What Will The New Year Bring?

2020 Event Marketing Trends: What Will The New Year Bring?

December 17, 2019

It's time to dive deep into the world of 2020 event marketing trends! Because it's December, the next episodes of #eventicons will focus on what's to come. And, of course, what these trends mean for our industry. So today, we kickstart this series of episodes with 2020 event marketing trends. As event professionals, marketing is an enormous part of what we do. And being on top of what will change and what will remain the same puts us one step ahead in the game.

To help us out with this exciting conversation, we welcome two iconic guests, Nicole Osibodu and Mark Granovsky. Nicole is an event planner professor at San Diego State University and the President and co-founder of Haute Dokimazo. Mark is the CEO of G2Planet, an enterprise software company that provides corporate event marketing and management solutions to large companies. So, are you ready for this? Press play, it's time for #Eventicons!

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Celebrating 4 Years Of Iconic Conversations!

Celebrating 4 Years Of Iconic Conversations!

December 10, 2019
Can you believe we’re actually celebrating yet another Event Icons anniversary? And that’s it’s already been four years since Will Curran began this journey? Either way, and whether you’ve been tuning in since 2015 or you just recently found out about the show, we couldn’t be happier that we get to celebrate with you! Four years of iconic guests, four years of creativity, four years of pushing the boundaries of the events industry. And today, we’re doing a round-up of the year 2019.Our iconic hosts themselves get together for one stellar episode. Welcoming Will Curran, Brandt Krueger, Lindsay Martin, and Alex Plaxen, we’re going over the highlights of the past 12 months.
 
So, what were the best episodes? And which ones got the most love from the audience? What did our hosts learn with all the amazing guests we had? All of this and so much more on the Event Icons anniversary episode. Press play right now and join us in our walk through memory lane!
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2020 Business Trends and How They Impact Events

2020 Business Trends and How They Impact Events

December 3, 2019

We talk a lot about trends this time of year. And in today’s episode of #EventIcons we’re covering 2020 business trends and how they impact our industry. 2020 is the start of a new year, new decade AND an election year. It’s safe to say 2020 is going to be a big year with new trends and we are covering all that and more today on #EventIcons.

Helping Linsday and Alex forecast the biggest 2020 business trends is the iconic Mike Dominguez, the President & CEO of Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI). ALHI is a Global Sales Organization with a team of nearly 80 professionals located among 26 offices across North America and Europe, ALHI’s serves a membership group of hotels that are Independent Hotels & Independent Brands that are an exclusive luxury collection. Prior to joining ALHI, Michael served in sales leadership positions with MGM Resorts, Loews Hotels, Hyatt Hotels, Starwood Hotels and many more. Michael is also actively involved in leadership roles in the Meetings and Events Industry. Could we have a better guest to help predict trends? We don’t think so! Press play, it’s time for another episode of #EventIcons!

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