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What would you do if you could sit down for an hour each week with the biggest names in events and have a cup of coffee and just talk about events? Now you can with our weekly webinar, #EventIcons! Each week, we interview the biggest names in the events industry and give you, the audience, the chance to ask any question you want. Whether you do event planning, event production, meeting planning or just love events, is your time to pick their brain and see how the icons of the event industry think.

This is the audio only version. We recommend watching the video podcast at www.event-icons.com

#EventIcons - Meet The Icons Of The Events Industry (Audio) Endless Events

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What would you do if you could sit down for an hour each week with the biggest names in events and have a cup of coffee and just talk about events? Now you can with our weekly webinar, #EventIcons! Each week, we interview the biggest names in the events industry and give you, the audience, the chance to ask any question you want. Whether you do event planning, event production, meeting planning or just love events, is your time to pick their brain and see how the icons of the event industry think.

This is the audio only version. We recommend watching the video podcast at www.event-icons.com

    Live From PCMA Convening Leaders 2020: It's #EventIcons!

    Live From PCMA Convening Leaders 2020: It's #EventIcons!

    This week's edition of #EventIcons comes to you from PCMA Convening Leaders 2020! It all happened in San Francisco between the 5th and 8th of January. And it was the perfect melting pot of event professionals and industry leaders. Networking was the defining word of the event that saw all sorts of people getting together, discussing ideas, and gaining new insights.
    So, whether or not you got the chance to attend, we're giving you the scoop. And that means all things PCMA and event running related! Joining our incredible hosts Linday Martin and Brandt Krueger are Angie Ahrens and Peter Berliner. Angie is the VP of Operations at of Leadercast and Peter is the President of Innovative Entertainment. And they are here today to share all of their best experiences at PCMA Convening Leaders 2020, as well as their perspective on running events. So, are you excited? Then wait no longer and press play, it's time for a new episode of #EventIcons!

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    #EventIcons 2020 Sneak Peek: New Year, New Content!

    #EventIcons 2020 Sneak Peek: New Year, New Content!

    It's time for an exciting #EventIcons 2020 sneak peek! Because we're not only diving into a new year, but also a new decade, we decided to give you a taste for what's to come. So, you already know that #EventIcons is the show to pay attention to if you want to know what the icons of the events industry are up to. And we've covered some incredible topics the past year, from crisis communication to event planner burnout, women in events, and many, many more.
    With four years of incredible episodes behind us, the bar is quite high. But don't worry - we have all the intention to deliver! Joining us today are our iconic hosts Will Curran, Kaitlin Colston, Alex Plaxen, and Lindsay Bilbrey, the powerhouses behind the show. And they are ready to give you an #EventIcons 202 sneak peek to make sure we get your appetite running for what we have in store this new year. So press play and join us on this amazing journey!

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    The 2020 Event Design Trends That Will Define The New Year

    The 2020 Event Design Trends That Will Define The New Year

    The trends keep on coming, and today we’re tackling 2020 event design trends! Ahead of the new year, the #EventIcons team is laying down the foundation for what’s to come. And we’ve already covered business and marketing trends, so it’s time to get a little more creative. Design is always one of the most exciting topics we cover on the show. And we can guarantee you that the conversation about the future of design in the industry will keep up that pace.
    Joining our amazing hosts Alex Plaxen and Brandt Krueger are icons David Merrell and Susie Perelman. David is an experienced designer, storyteller, public speaker, creative mind and puzzle solver. He’s been in the business for 30 years as the owner and creative director for AOO Events, known for the live immersive events. And Susie has decades of experience in events, a thirst to travel the world and a curiosity to explore trends pertaining to design. She uses her experiences to curate linen collections at Mosaic. So, are you ready for this? Then press play, we’re talking 2020 event design trends!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    2020 Event Marketing Trends: What Will The New Year Bring?

    2020 Event Marketing Trends: What Will The New Year Bring?

    It's time to dive deep into the world of 2020 event marketing trends! Because it's December, the next episodes of #eventicons will focus on what's to come. And, of course, what these trends mean for our industry. So today, we kickstart this series of episodes with 2020 event marketing trends. As event professionals, marketing is an enormous part of what we do. And being on top of what will change and what will remain the same puts us one step ahead in the game.
    To help us out with this exciting conversation, we welcome two iconic guests, Nicole Osibodu and Mark Granovsky. Nicole is an event planner professor at San Diego State University and the President and co-founder of Haute Dokimazo. Mark is the CEO of G2Planet, an enterprise software company that provides corporate event marketing and management solutions to large companies. So, are you ready for this? Press play, it's time for #Eventicons!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Celebrating 4 Years Of Iconic Conversations!

    Celebrating 4 Years Of Iconic Conversations!

    Can you believe we’re actually celebrating yet another Event Icons anniversary? And that’s it’s already been four years since Will Curran began this journey? Either way, and whether you’ve been tuning in since 2015 or you just recently found out about the show, we couldn’t be happier that we get to celebrate with you! Four years of iconic guests, four years of creativity, four years of pushing the boundaries of the events industry. And today, we’re doing a round-up of the year 2019. Our iconic hosts themselves get together for one stellar episode. Welcoming Will Curran, Brandt Krueger, Lindsay Martin, and Alex Plaxen, we’re going over the highlights of the past 12 months.
     
    So, what were the best episodes? And which ones got the most love from the audience? What did our hosts learn with all the amazing guests we had? All of this and so much more on the Event Icons anniversary episode. Press play right now and join us in our walk through memory lane!













     

    • 1 hr 1 min
    2020 Business Trends and How They Impact Events

    2020 Business Trends and How They Impact Events

    We talk a lot about trends this time of year. And in today’s episode of #EventIcons we’re covering 2020 business trends and how they impact our industry. 2020 is the start of a new year, new decade AND an election year. It’s safe to say 2020 is going to be a big year with new trends and we are covering all that and more today on #EventIcons.
    Helping Linsday and Alex forecast the biggest 2020 business trends is the iconic Mike Dominguez, the President & CEO of Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI). ALHI is a Global Sales Organization with a team of nearly 80 professionals located among 26 offices across North America and Europe, ALHI’s serves a membership group of hotels that are Independent Hotels & Independent Brands that are an exclusive luxury collection. Prior to joining ALHI, Michael served in sales leadership positions with MGM Resorts, Loews Hotels, Hyatt Hotels, Starwood Hotels and many more. Michael is also actively involved in leadership roles in the Meetings and Events Industry. Could we have a better guest to help predict trends? We don’t think so! Press play, it’s time for another episode of #EventIcons!
    For more info and resources, head to the blog.

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

NickBorelli ,

#EventIcons RULES!

This is a must listen / watch for Event Pros. Learn what the top contributors in our industry are thinking about the areas that affect us the most.

KelvinDelvin18933 ,

Amazing info

If you want to learn about events from the best in the business- this is your podcast

StephaniePfeiffer ,

Great Energy, Useful Insights !

Love the interactive format, the enthusiasm (both of the host and guests) and the insightful conversations !

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