10 episodes

The Event Transformation Podcast is a series of one-to-one conversations with industry experts who are making change in the sports, festivals and live events industry.

Hosted by Blerter's Head of Event Success Chris Randle, who is obsessed with events and the opportunities they provide as a story-telling platform. New episodes released fortnightly.

The Event Transformation Podcast Blerter

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The Event Transformation Podcast is a series of one-to-one conversations with industry experts who are making change in the sports, festivals and live events industry.

Hosted by Blerter's Head of Event Success Chris Randle, who is obsessed with events and the opportunities they provide as a story-telling platform. New episodes released fortnightly.

    Delivering a safer, smarter Age Group National Championships — Cody Crowther & Mark Turner

    Delivering a safer, smarter Age Group National Championships — Cody Crowther & Mark Turner

    We're joined by industry veterans Cody Crowther (USA Triathlon Events & Programs Manager) and Mark Turner (USA Triathlon Commissioner of Officials) to discuss the challenges, risks and operational planning involved with this year's Age Group National Championships.

    In this session, we talk about:


    The biggest challenges delivering an event the size and scale of AGNC in 2021 during the pandemic
    The key risks USA Triathlon is starting to prepare for in 2022, and what these mean triathlon generally
    Operational plans evolving to meet emerging demands/risks and 'future proofing' your events

    Like this episode? We've got a great lineup of guests for 2022. Click "Subscribe" in your favourite podcast app or visit us online at blerter.com

    • 1 hr
    Catalysts for change, and event experience design — Andrew O’Loughlin, Experience Design Co

    Catalysts for change, and event experience design — Andrew O’Loughlin, Experience Design Co

    We're joined by event experience design guru Andrew O’Loughlin for a 1:1 conversation on bringing events to life and capturing people's imaginations. We talk about his process for meaningful event design, the relevance of focusing on event experience in 2022 and the importance of people in the process.

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    • 52 min
    The return of events, local impact and innovation — Kirsten-Ellen Fleming, Run Calgary

    The return of events, local impact and innovation — Kirsten-Ellen Fleming, Run Calgary

    We're joined by Run Calgary's Kirsten-Ellen Fleming, Executive Director of Calgary Marathon - Canada's longest running marathon. We discuss how they innovate to keep people coming back every year, the role of community engagement for unique event experiences and share stories of unconventional routes into the event industry.

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    • 55 min
    Dynamic sponsorship strategies for 2022 — Kim Skildum-Reid, Power Sponsorship

    Dynamic sponsorship strategies for 2022 — Kim Skildum-Reid, Power Sponsorship

    We're joined by Power Sponsorship's Kim Skildum-Reid, for a one-to-one conversation on dynamic sponsorship strategies for 2022. We discuss recommended 'Post-COVID’ sponsorship strategies for rightsholders, where rightsholders should be focusing their effort and energy right now, and bad habits in sponsorship and how people can modify their approach.

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    • 57 min
    Delivering an iconic marathon event amid the pandemic — Mike Nishi, Chicago Event Management

    Delivering an iconic marathon event amid the pandemic — Mike Nishi, Chicago Event Management

    We're joined by Mike Nishi, COO and Partner at Chicago Event Management, to talk about delivering an iconic marathon amid the pandemic. We discuss the unexpected challenges along the way and establishing a plan of attack without depending on muscle memory.

    • 57 min
    Planning and delivering events within an uncertain environment — Peter Ashwin, Event Risk Management Solutions (ERMS)

    Planning and delivering events within an uncertain environment — Peter Ashwin, Event Risk Management Solutions (ERMS)

    We're joined by Peter Ashwin, Principal of Event Risk Management Solutions (ERMS) — talking about planning and delivering events within an uncertain environment. We discuss critical decision-making processes, new approaches to risk management and how the market will adapt.

    • 53 min

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