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Looking Forward - 2018 Event Industry Trends- Episode 95

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...

Duration: 00:51:57

Our Favorite Event Prof Tools Of The Year - Episode 94

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. We want to help...

Duration: 01:06:42

Panels & Moderation – Everything You Need To Know – Episode 93

Want to you know how to moderate an event panels? If you don’t know, then we will tell you how! This week, our ICONIC guests Hans Etman (Masters in Moderation) and Elling Hamso (Event ROI) are going to discuss all about Panels and Moderation. They are here to answer all of your questions about this hot topic. We’re excited to get their insider information and to share it with all of you. In this episode, they will be sharing their tips and tricks on how to moderate your event panels. So,...

Duration: 03:37:48

2018 Event Industry Trends – #EventIcons Episode 92

This week, we are are discussing everything you need to know about 2018 Event Industry Trends. Our ICONIC guest panelist Corbin Ball (Corbin Ball Associates), James Spellos (Meeting U.) & Nick Borelli (Borelli Strategies) are here to talk all about the hottest 2018 event industry trends. They are also answering all of your questions and sharing tips on event technology, influencer marketing, the future of virtual and hybrid meetings and much more! There is a wealth of information! You...

Duration: 01:06:03

Two Year Anniversary of #EventIcons – Episode 91

2 years of #EventIcons!! Yes, in this week’s episode, we are celebrating the two year anniversary of #EventIcons and looking back some of our favorite event professionals best moments on the show! This is very exciting episode of #EventIcons. In this episode, our hosts – Will Curran, Brandt Krueger & Alex Plaxen will be appearing and recapping interviews, guess, episodes, and favorite moments from the past two years. They’ll also cover who they’d like to have on the show in 2018! We are so...

Duration: 01:09:19

Should We Move Away from Excel? Technology Solutions for Event Professionals- Episode 90

Excel is not working for event professionals. So what are some good technology solutions for event professionals? Event profs cannot work in a space that you cannot collaborate in. You need collaborative workspaces and technology solutions for event professionals that everyone can access at any time. If you want to move off excel and into a technology solution that will help you succeed, then this is the episode you are looking for! This week, We have some amazing #EventIcons joining us to...

Duration: 00:54:56

How To Build Your Personal Brand – Episode 89

Do you want to build your personal brand but are unsure how to do it? This week, our special guests are going to tell you how to build your brand and make people remember you. They are here to answer all of your questions about this hot topic. We’re excited to get their insider information and to share it with all of you. In this #EventIcons episode, we have Judi Holler (Holla! Productions LLC), Will Curran (Endless Events), Audrey Gallien (Catalyst Inc.) and Tahira Endean (BCIC) as our...

Duration: 01:00:53

Tips For The Perfect Event Website – Episode 88

Ever want to know the secret to creating the perfect event website? If so, this is your episode! Our special guests this week are the ICONIC Julie Novack (PartySlate) and David Epstein (Bizzabo). They are here teach you everything you know to create a great event website, from the information you need to have on your site to the user experience we have you covered. They will be answering your questions and sharing tips and tricks for creating your best event website yet. There is a wealth...

Duration: 00:56:03

Everything You Need to Know About Event Catering- Episode 86

Think you know everything about event catering? We bet we can surprise you! Our ICONIC panelists Brandon Maxwell (President of M Culinary Concepts), Michael Stavros (Director of Business Development at M Culinary Concepts), and Chef Michael de Maria (Chief Culinary Officer at M Culinary Concepts) are here to tell us all about event catering! In this episode, these guys are here to answer all of your questions about catering challenges, how to demanding handle clients, best practice that...

Duration: 00:59:16

Our #EventIcons Favorite Events- Episode 85

This week we have a special episode! Our hosts Will Curran (Endless Events), Brandt Krueger (Event Technology Consulting) and Laura Lopez (Social Tables) are sharing their favorite events they have attended. The conversation also covers what events they are looking forward to attending soon! You can’t miss this show! In other news! We are VERY excited to announce the launch of #EventIcons on Zoom! This is something we have had in the works for awhile, and it’s finally launched! Zoom...

Duration: 00:44:26

How To Bring Local Flair To Your Event – Episode 84

Events are now expected to bring a local feel to their experience! But, how can you bring local flair to your event? We’re going to tell you how! This week our ICONIC guest panelists are Andy Acs (TripScout), Erin Icenhour (Visit Charlotte), and Tressa Rini (Hello! Arizona Destination Management) and they are joining us to answer all of your questions on this topic. Some topics our guests address in this episode include: advantages of bringing local flair to an event, benefits for...

Duration: 00:42:40

Bizzabo – The world’s fastest growing event tech company – Episode 83

Do you know Bizzabo started its journey from a garage? Want to know how this popular event tech company has grown into the giant it is today? In this week’s episode, Our ICONIC guests David Epstein (Demand Generation Director at Bizzabo) & Brandon Rafalson (Content Marketing Strategist at Bizzabo) are here to tell us all about it! In this #EventIcons episode, David and Brandon will be discussing the evolution of Bizzabo. They will be sharing their favorite tech with us and where they see...

Duration: 06:47:02

Are You Creating Sustainable Events? - Episode 82

The choices we make in the event industry make a huge impact on our world. Each event we plan, we have a choice to help or hurt our environment as a result of what we create. How do you go about creating sustainable events? What makes an event sustainable? If you are curious about creating a “greener” event, you won’t want to miss this! In today’s episode, Kerem Baran (Boomset), Hans Etman (Masters in Moderation) and Nancy Zavada (MeetGreen) join us to answer all your questions on this...

Duration: 06:36:14

Show Calling and Production – Everything You Need To Know – Episode 81

A show caller (or producer) combines all components of an event to make the show a success. It’s not an easy job! This week our ICONIC guest panel includes Stephen Bowles (Founder of ShoFlo) and Keith Oberfeld (Founder of KBOGroup, Inc.). They will be sharing with us everything you need to know about show calling and production. This episode is one you don’t want to miss! In this #EventIcons episode, Stephen and Keith will be answering all of your questions and discussing the typical role...

Duration: 06:58:01

How to Engage Your Live Stream Audience – Episode 80

It is now an expectation that events have an online aspect. Anyone can add an online element, but how do you make that element valuable and engage your live stream audience? Strategic thinking is required to organize and provide a positive remote experience. There is no point to be live if you are not going to engage actively with your remote viewers. Need more ideas on how to improve engagement with your audiences? Check this out! In this episode of #EventIcons our guests Martin...

Duration: 07:29:14

Everything You Need To Know About Phoenix Comicon – Episode 79

Phoenix Comicon creates a community where people passionate about pop culture come together. As a result, they bond over their passions and celebrate their inner geek through celebrity panels, interactive events and much more. In this week’s episode, we cover everything you need to know about Phoenix Comicon. Phoenix Comicon stands out from the many other events in this niche. In this episode, two iconic event professionals, Matt Solberg (Director of Phoenix Comicon) and Joe Boudrie...

Duration: 08:07:21

How to Write Content for Event Planners – Episode 78

What content gets the attention of event planners? Why is content so important in the events industry? Why should planners read content? This week we are tackling these questions and more as we address the topic of How to Write Content for Event Planners. We are joined by the iconic David Budimir (Author at Social Tables) to discuss these questions and get some in depth insight into how event planners can find and follow the latest and most informative content. We’ll also talk a bit about...

Duration: 00:51:27

Sh!t Event Planners Say, Part II – Episode 77

This week marks a special anniversary for #EventIcons – one of our most popular annual shows – Sh!t Event Planners Say! We’ve got the icon, the man himself, Aaron Kaufman. He is back to tackle this awesome topic again. Live and uncensored! You don’t want to miss this! You can always count on Aaron to tell it like he sees it. His honest and insightful commentary is refreshing and to the point. We’ll discuss things event planners say that they shouldn’t, things they don’t say that they...

Duration: 01:02:24

How to Choose Your First Event App – Episode 75

When it’s time to choose your first event app, it can feel like an overwhelming experience, but it doesn’t have to be. In this week’s episode, we talk to Jared Bodnar of Attendify, and Tony Calvis of Nextiva to tackle the topic. We discuss how to find and choose your first event app; Event app features that will be game changers at your events such as flexibility, polling, and sponsorships; and How to use analytics from your app to create even better events in the future. Jump into the...

Duration: 01:01:25

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