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Top Event Communication Tips

Event communication is the subject of our latest Event TALK episode. Los Angeles-based Gretchen Hydo, Keynote Speaker, Life and Business Coach, shares her top tips for meeting and event professionals on how to best communicate.Listen to host Al Wynant and guest Gretchen Hydo discuss the following:Top tips for ...

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How to Hire an AV Company for Your Event

On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Will Thompson, Business Development Manager at Atema Partners. Our discussion focuses on best practices and tips for event planners in hiring and working with AV companies. Listen to show host Al Wynant and guest Will Thompson discuss the following: The items ...

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Sustainability, what does it mean for your conferences and events?

On this episode of Event TALK, we are speaking with Julia Spangler a Sustainable Events Consultant with 6 years of corporate event experience. She has experience working on multi-day customer appreciation events, educational seminars and social events. She has won the International Live Events Association awards in Marketing Design in ...

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Coping with stress, exercises and tips for stressed out meeting planners

Careercast lists the job of event planning in the top 5 of most stressful jobs in the country. Not a year goes by without the career being on this list. Kimberly Braun, a retreat and workshop facilitator, TEDx speaker and meditation faculty at the renowned Omega Institute, shares her top ...

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Using the Power of Storytelling and Communication to Create Successful Events

The time is ripe to disrupt not an industry but a discipline. That discipline is communication. The disruptor is really good storytelling. Really good storytelling activates more of the brain, puts event participants first, captures greater attention, inspires action, and incorporates user experiences. Really good storytelling makes your events matter ...

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Using Soft Skills to Create Successful Events

Emotional intelligence, well-being and happiness are soft skills meeting and event planners can employ to make events and conferences more successful. In this podcast, Maura Sweeney, recipient of the prestigious Women of the Decade Award for Personal Leadership by the Women Economic Forum shares her top tips for implementing these ...

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Top Tips on Marketing your Conferences and Events

Traditional marketing techniques no longer work. Attendees change their identities faster than a chameleon changes color. Today’s postmodern consumer defies categorization, making it a challenge for event and meeting planners to market their projects. In this podcast, Michael Solomon, a professor of marketing, industry consultant and author of “Marketers ...

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Creativity for Meeting and Event Planners

Get ready to reignite your creativity. Guest Robert Evans Wilson, Jr., award-winning writer and speaker shares his top tips and tools for meeting and event planners to be creative.Listen to host Al Wynant and guest Robert Wilson discuss the following:Overcoming creativity block.How to overcome conformity and ignite ...

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Finding Purpose as an Event Professional

On this episode of Event TALK, I am speaking with TJ Loeffler, a high-impact motivator, and founder and CEO of Loeffler International. After working as a sales analyst for Goldman Sachs, TJ began a search for purpose as an entrepreneur. TJ's life took a few turns before he hit ...

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How to innovate and disrupt your event planning business

On this episode of Event TALK, I am speaking with Dave Knox, he is the author of Predicting the Turn: The High Stakes Game of Business Between Startups and Blue Chips, which was named the Grand Prix winner of the 2017 Atticus Award. Dave is the former Chief Marketing Officer ...

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Extreme Customer Service and Your Events

On this episode of Event TALK, I am speaking with John Di Lemme, high-end marketing consultant, strategic business coach and international speaker about extreme customer service, and how this applies to service provided by meeting and event professionals.Listen to host Al Wynant and guest John Di Lemme discuss the ...

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Event Risk and Crisis Management

On this episode of Event TALK, I am speaking with Juanita Gaynor, President and CEO of EABJ Consulting and Event Management, Inc. about risk and crisis management and how this applies to the planning and managing of events and conferences.Listen to host Al Wynant and guest Juanita Gaynor discuss ...

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Top Tips and Best Practices for Managing Event Technology

On this episode of Event TALK, I am speaking with Laura Craven, Event Producer and Director of Communications and Marketing at Imperial Dade about how to select, and manage event technology to meet your organizational and event goals. Listen to host Al Wynant and guest Laura Craven discuss the following ...

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Top tips to create and communicate the story of your event

On this episode of Event TALK, I am speaking with Ben Baker, President of Your Brand Marketing, about storytelling and how this applies to meeting and event professionals, and their events. Listen to host Al Wynant and guest Ben Baker discuss the following: Events have goals and meeting and event ...

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Using a Science-Based Approach to Avoiding Event Disaster

On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, the Disaster Avoidance Expert, about how meeting and event planners can use science to avoid disaster. Listen to show host Al Wynant and guest Dr. Tsipursky discuss the following: How meeting and event professionals can apply science-based ...

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Attracting Millennials Without Losing Other Generations

On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Chris Hines, a 25-year-old entrepreneur and author from Los Angeles, California. He is a previously homeless college student that is now thriving in multiple businesses, speaking and coaching on topics such as millennials and motivation. Listen to show host Al ...

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How to prepare and effectively present, pitch and network during events and conferences

Today we are speaking with Ges Ray. He is an award-winning speaker specialized in training professionals and senior executives in all sectors on how to speak effectively, and confidently, in public. We are speaking with Ges on how you can prepare and effectively present, pitch and network during events and ...

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The Meeting Planning Industry Needs a Lasting Strategy

On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Christy Lamagna, Founder and Chief Strategist of Strategic Meetings and Events. Our discussion focuses on the need for the planning industry, and meeting professionals to be more strategic to insure long-term success. Listen to show host Al Wynant and guest ...

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Working in Non-Traditional Event Venues

On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with PS Ives, Co-Founder of Space in the Raw. We will learn what non-traditional event venues can offer planners, and how meeting and event planners should prepare for and manage an event in a non-traditional venue. Listen to show host Al ...

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How to implement hybrid event strategies for your meetings and conferences

On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Steph Pfeilsticker, an award-winning thought leader and innovator with nearly 20 years of event industry experience. She founded Minneapolis-based Hybrid Events Authority to share her hybrid meeting expertise with organizations and companies that would like to extend their content to ...

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