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We navigate the world of live events. Whether you're putting together a large event with thousands of people, or a small mastermind group, we discuss how others have created live events and utilized them as a way to build their businesses.

Epic Live Events Erin Smith

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We navigate the world of live events. Whether you're putting together a large event with thousands of people, or a small mastermind group, we discuss how others have created live events and utilized them as a way to build their businesses.

    17 - Fast Inc Network with Kim England and Lisha Crytzer

    17 - Fast Inc Network with Kim England and Lisha Crytzer

    Kim England and Lisha Crytzer have been business partners for a long time, and after an event changed their business, they decided they wanted to offer the same experience for others.
    They launched the Fast Inc. Network, and decided to do their first event big, by featuring Shark Tanker, Daymond John.
    We had an open and honest conversation about their first event, and the things they are going to keep the same in the 2nd year, along with the things they're going to do differently.
    Just some of what we talked about:
    - The pros and cons of producing an event over 1,000 miles from their home base.
    - If hiring a 'celebrity name' is worth it for their event
    - The biggest lessons learned from taking on such a large event
    - What changes in the next year, and how their marketing approach will change.
    - Plus much more!

    • 35 min
    16 - Book More Travel Workshop with Vanessa McGovern

    16 - Book More Travel Workshop with Vanessa McGovern

    Vanessa McGovern is the CEO and Co-Owner of Gifted Travel Network, and the EVP of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships at the Global Institute for Travel Entrepreneurs. In a nutshell, her companies are the ones to know if you're in the travel industry!
    Vanessa has used the Book More Travel Workshop over the years to first, build rapport with her current members by offering a place to connect with other members and learn more in-depth techniques in a live person event.
    She also uses it to attract new members, and in this podcast, she even mentioned that it may sometimes take years for people on her list to finally become part of the network.
    In this episode we discuss:
    - Why the long game is so important for your event
    - Tips and tricks for marketing your event
    - How to build and cultivate community at your events
    - How you can create another revenue stream if you're doing event (this one I had never even thought of before and was brilliant)
    - Plus much more!
    To connect with Vanessa and learn more about her workshop visit: http://www.travelbusinessu.com/book-more-travel-workshop/

    • 51 min
    15 - Fincon with Philip Taylor

    15 - Fincon with Philip Taylor

    Philip Taylor is well known in the financial industry, and he is the founder of the largest conference for financial industry influencers, FinCon. 
    Philip started a blog about his journey with money in 2007, and quickly grew his following. After seeing a need for a conference catering to his industry, he decided to take the reins and put it together.
    He set his first destination to Chicago, which was a central hub to some of the other big influencers.
    After having a little over 200 at his first event, he has grown it to over 1700 annual attendees!
    I had the honor of attending this year's FinCon, and it was a well-oiled machine.
    In this episode we talked: 
    How Philip built a brand from an event How he has involved his community to help grow to such an amazing number What it takes to continually involve your sponsors and have them coming back year after year Plus so much more! To learn more about FinCon visit --> https://finconexpo.com/

    • 33 min
    14 - Podcast Movement with Dan Franks

    14 - Podcast Movement with Dan Franks

    Podcast Movement is an event, that you guessed it, is strictly for podcasters.
    After being in the podcast community, Dan joined with three other people to fulfill the need of a large event. Without knowing if their concept was going to work, they turned to the community to see if the concept was one they should roll with.
    After not just proving the concept, but surpassing their initial goal in just a few hours, they knew they were on to something.
    Podcast Movement has now become THE podcasting event to attend for anyone who might be looking to start a podcast, to some of today's most seasoned veterans and biggest podcasting names.
    And they've done this all in just five short years.
    In this episode we talk about:
    - The power of community and how Dan and his team have cultivated truly an event for the community they serve
    - How he discovered a big issue in sales and one by one to invited previous attendees to come back and attend
    - Some ah-mazing tips on how to connect and build solid sponsorship relationships.
    - The keys to building a large event, and what was important for them to change, along with what they were determined to keep the same.
    Want to learn more about Podcast Movement - visit https://podcastmovement.com/
     

    • 32 min
    13 - Midwest Women Business Owners’ Conference with Erin Joy

    13 - Midwest Women Business Owners’ Conference with Erin Joy

    Erin Joy has a long history of entrepreneurship and is the owner of Black Dress Partners. After doing smaller events, she knew she wanted to uplevel her brand and gain more awareness.
    However, she never dreamed the impact an event would have on her business.
    Now entering her 4th year, Erin shares the experience of putting on an event, why it's worth the extra effort, and why she plans on playing the long game.
    In this episode we discuss:
    - How doing an event didn't just take her business to another level, but in the words of one of her team members, another stratosphere
    - Why her community is everything, and how she uses her events to cultivate it
    - How she uses smaller events to fill her annual large event
    - Why focusing on excellence and your reputation are crucial
    - How to borrow the other's credibility of other influential brands while you're building your event.
    - Her secret to attracting attendees from other areas (and if you want to join it, you can here --> https://www.facebook.com/groups/MWBOGroup/)
    - Plus much more
    Check out the MidwestWBOConference.com for information on the next event on May 17th, 2018.

    • 30 min
    Solo Show - The First Step to Any Event

    Solo Show - The First Step to Any Event

    I'll be honest, I stressed over so many details that didn't matter when I should have been stressing more about this one detail.
    In this solo show, I cover the absolute most important thing that you must know and must be clear-cut about when putting together your first event.
    This one thing will determine EVERYTHING (and I really mean everything) when it comes to your event.
    What is it? Well, you'll have to listen to find out!

    • 6 min

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