9 episodes

Welcome to the Illuminate Project. Conversations with disruptive minds who defy the status quo in the meetings industry and beyond.Time to embrace change, switch your mindset, and let lessons shared inspired you to do things differently. Coming to you from 3 major Canadian cities, sharing 3 perspectives with 1 mission to let lessons shared inspire you to do things differently. Join us as we shed light on their stories. Created, written and produced by: Marie-France Watson, Tim Whalen and Ryan Young. www.switchideas.co | @illumin8proj Intro voice over and segment intros credit goes to : Ryan Watson & Troy Simpson www.raisingthebid.com | @openconceptlive

The Illuminate Project Switch Idea Co.

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    • 4.9, 16 Ratings

Welcome to the Illuminate Project. Conversations with disruptive minds who defy the status quo in the meetings industry and beyond.Time to embrace change, switch your mindset, and let lessons shared inspired you to do things differently. Coming to you from 3 major Canadian cities, sharing 3 perspectives with 1 mission to let lessons shared inspire you to do things differently. Join us as we shed light on their stories. Created, written and produced by: Marie-France Watson, Tim Whalen and Ryan Young. www.switchideas.co | @illumin8proj Intro voice over and segment intros credit goes to : Ryan Watson & Troy Simpson www.raisingthebid.com | @openconceptlive

    #9. DR MICHELLE ROZEN: Provoking Change & Peanut Butter Cups

    #9. DR MICHELLE ROZEN: Provoking Change & Peanut Butter Cups

    Join as we meet Dr. Michelle Rozen for the first time on this episode and talk about how one can find opportunities to grow by pushing through the discomforts that life throws at us. Backed by her academic degree and her own personal journey, she makes...

    • 42 min
    #8. ZAMAN ISHAAD : Upcoming Leader, Ubiquitous Volunteer & Unexpected Kisses

    #8. ZAMAN ISHAAD : Upcoming Leader, Ubiquitous Volunteer & Unexpected Kisses

    Join us as we talk to Zaman, an up-and-comer in the events industry, who's enthusiasm reminds us of the unlimited potential we all embody. From an early start, he's mastered the trick of rising up by taking chances and giving back. A reminder that one's...

    • 38 min
    #7. ANTHONY VADE: Event Design and Extraordinary Experiences

    #7. ANTHONY VADE: Event Design and Extraordinary Experiences

    Join us as we discuss Anthony's career journey in the audio-visual world from event production to creating experiences which, surprisingly, might be a more linear journey than coming from Down Under to his new home in Canada. We explore how the...

    • 41 min
    #6. DEBBIE VAN DER BEEK: Stirring the Pot & Double-Dutch Disruption

    #6. DEBBIE VAN DER BEEK: Stirring the Pot & Double-Dutch Disruption

    Join us as Debbie shares her back story and the unlikely jobs that contributed to her success in founding and running the multi-platform publication Ignite Magazine. Her competitive background and never give up attitude demonstrate her ongoing...

    • 32 min
    #5. SHAWN KANUNGO: Creating Collisions and ...Bingo?

    #5. SHAWN KANUNGO: Creating Collisions and ...Bingo?

    Join us as Shawn discusses the disruption of COVID-19 and ongoing world-wide protests and it's lasting mark on innovation; how #Eventprofs are now competing with Netflix and Instagram for attention and how working from home is bad for creativity....

    • 39 min
    #4. SEBASTIEN SASSEVILLE: Motivation, Mountains & Mötley Crüe

    #4. SEBASTIEN SASSEVILLE: Motivation, Mountains & Mötley Crüe

    Join us for a conversation with Sébastien Sasseville, motivational speaker and athlete from Québec City, as we reminisce on our past collaborations together as well as explore a different perspective of what it means to change the game. There are many...

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Zaman Ishaad ,

Great Podcast - New & Different

This is a great podcast that will inspire you while providing you with insights into the leaders of the meetings/events industry. The selection of participants is diverse with different backgrounds. The hosts are squad goals! 💯

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