Do you market events or venues? Do you want to learn more but don't have time to do it? Introducing The Amplifier Event Marketing Podcast, your chance to listen in on a “no holds barred” conversation about marketing events and venues from the best in the business. Our goal is to educate, inspire and entertain you, while you hear straight talk from our guests about what works and what doesn’t when trying to pump up the volume for your event or venue. And unlike most conferences or webinars, you can choose what you want, when you want it. Make the most of your downtime with The Amplifier Event Marketing Podcast.
Mary Pinak, Community Events Manager for the City of West Palm Beach, Flordia
Listen to the NEW Amplifier Event Marketing Podcast – Feel the warmth as you join Kendra Wright in a conversation with Mary Pinak, Community Events Manager for the City of West Palm Beach, FL – where she organizes 150 successful events per year!!!
JerryHammer, Executive VP and GM of Minnesota State Fair
Feel as if you were walking and enjoying the sights, sounds and tastes of the “neighborhoods” of the Minnesota State Fair as you listen to Jerry talk about its impressive history. During its run time each year, the equivalent of approximately 40% of the population of the State of Minnesota attends this fair! Find out how Jerry views his job as the fair’s steward and how he and his team keep it relevant and successful after over 150 years!
Dave Snowden, CEO of Triangle Talent, Inc., on Maximizing Entertainment Dollars
Dave Snowden, CEO of Triangle Talent, Inc., has produced entertainment events in 38 states. In 2006, he led a team to produce the Closing Ceremonies of the “World Equestrian Games” in Aachen, Germany. The Ceremonies were viewed live by over 40,000 people with it televised in over 35 countries as well as on NBC in the United States. He purchases major headline entertainment for 19 State Fairs, consults major corporations for events and activities. Dave is Past Chairman of the Kentucky Derby Festival, Past Chairman for 12 years of the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau, Past Board Member of Country Music Association, and Past City Councilman for City of Jeffersontown, KY for 8 years. He is presently Chairman of KEMI, “Kentucky Employers Mutual Insurance Company” and Vice President of East Kentucky Foods, Winchester, KY. Dave began his career in Radio and Journalism and has also served on the board of the Country Music Awards!
Join Kendra in an informative, honest and down-to-earth conversation with Dave, whose company is the largest producer of major fairs in the U.S. He shares his insight and experience about the evolution of the industry, where things are today and where he believes they are going into the future!
Karen Purves, International Speaker & Owner of Innovative Impact
Listen to the NEW Amplifier Event Marketing Podcast - Join Kendra Wright in a fascinating conversation with Karen Purves about the little things that make a BIG difference in all our communications. Be prepared to hit the pause button to take notes!
Scott Ferguson, President & CEO of Trade Centre Limited (TCL)
Join Kendra Wright as she speaks with Scott Ferguson of Halifax, Nova Scotia about achieving success in the event and venue industry. Discover his approach to managing and balancing the event mix at the newly named Scotiabank Centre. For Scott, it all boils down to one basic concept which is the reason for its very existence!
Amplifier Extra: Planning for the New Year
For this week's episode of the Amplifier Podcast, Kendra put together another “Amplifier Extra,” an entire episode devoted to one topic we think our audience will find valuable: planning for the new year. Kendra shares the strategy employed by her company, Saffire Events, for this process and how her team will be getting a jump start on 2015 by setting “SMART” goals and objectives! In 15 minutes, you will be inspired to begin your own planning process, armed with enthusiasm and a few key tools that Kendra shares from the Saffire files!