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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

    How DMP converts in-person event to virtual

    How DMP converts in-person event to virtual

    The talk of the town in the events industry is converting in-person events to virtual. But where to even begin? Should you choose a platform first? And how do you even figure out pricing? Because this is relatively new, planners everywhere are scrambling to make it work. And we just so happen to have been lucky enough to sit down with Mark Hillenburg. Mark is the VP of Marketing of Digital Monitoring Products (DMP). And boy, does he have some things to teach us!
    DMP has the art of converting in-person events to virtual down to a T. So much so that they converted their in-person event in a whopping 24 hours! And because we know you’re looking for some tips, we invited Mark to be our iconic guest in this week’s episode of #EventIcons. Will Curran will ask all the questions you want to see answered. So press play and join us! Read the full Blog here! 

    • 56 min
    The Sustainable Event Awards: What They Are & Why They Matter

    The Sustainable Event Awards: What They Are & Why They Matter

    Have you heard about the Sustainable Event Awards? It’s probably old news to you that sustainability is a topic we love discussing. Because we’ve covered it several times here at Endless! And today we’ll be dabbling on it again but in a more exciting way. It’s not just about how to plan sustainable events. But rather, how to push the trend forward and make sure everyone jumps on the bandwagon. And that’s exactly where the Sustainable Event Awards come in.
    So joining our incredible host Brandt Krueger is Adam Parry. And you might know Adam as the co-founder and editor of the event industry’s global online magazine, Event Industry News. He is also the mind behind the Event Tech Live Awards, and, more recently, the Sustainable Event Awards. Adam has a lot to tell us about this new endeavor, and the potential it has to push the industry forward. So let’s get iconic – press play and join us for another episode of #eventicons! Blog here! 

    • 57 min
    Events Of The Future: How To Plan A Virtual Event

    Events Of The Future: How To Plan A Virtual Event

    This week we’re diving into the dozy topic of how to plan a virtual event. And we’re not strangers to futuristic events here at Endless! We’ve covered topics such as how to plan an event without visiting the venue, how Virtual Reality can impact the events industry, and much more. So today, we’re diving deeper. Because we figured it’s high time to actually get into tactical tips related to events that don’t adhere to the in-person model. And learn how to plan a successful virtual event that your attendees will never forget!
    As per usual, our incredible hosts Brandt Krueger and Will Curran are here to guide the conversation. But our super special and iconic guest of the week is none other than Lori Pugh Marcum! And we’ve had the pleasure to welcome Lori on the show before. Only this time around, she’s the one who’ll be teaching us everything there is to know about planning a virtual event. So, are you ready to jump in the virtual bandwagon? Press play, it’s time to get iconic!
     

    • 57 min
    Remote Work Tips: The Ultimate Guide For A Life On The Road!

    Remote Work Tips: The Ultimate Guide For A Life On The Road!

    It's the episode you've been waiting for, the one packed with remote work tips! Because as event professionals, we spend a good chunk of our time on the road. And in the case of Endless, the entire company is remote. So learning how to balance work with life, fighting isolation, making sure we do our best without working too much are all key aspects to master. And that's exactly what we bring you on this week's edition of #eventicons!
    Joining Brandt Krueger and Will Curran are Kaitlin Colston and Mariana Fernandes. Both Kaitlin and Mariana work at Endless as the Content Alchemist and Content Chemist, respectively. And the four of them have enough experience working remotely to share with you the absolute best remote work tips! So, are you ready to get iconic? Press play and follow us on this journey!

    • 1 hr 2 min
    SEARCH Foundation: By Event Profs, For Event Profs

    SEARCH Foundation: By Event Profs, For Event Profs

    We're very happy to announce that today we're talking about the SEARCH Foundation. And if you've been following us for a while, you've probably heard of it. But even if you haven't, this is definitely an episode you want to watch. Because the SEARCH Foundation showcases event profs at its best - by getting together and being there for each other. By providing financial aid to events, meetings and catering professionals who are battling very complex illnesses.
    Because this is a topic so near and dear to our hearts, we decided it was more than time #eventicons did a whole show on it. And to help us out, we welcome two guests who know all there is to know about the SEARCH Foundation. Kate Patay, Patrick McMichael and Bobby Dutton join our lovely host Will Curran to let you know all about this incredible cause. Press play now and join them on a brand new edition of #eventicons! Follow the full story here!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Diversity And Inclusion In Events: Paving The Way For A Better Tomorrow

    Diversity And Inclusion In Events: Paving The Way For A Better Tomorrow

    Welcome to this week's #eventicons, where we'll discuss the topic of diversity and inclusion in events. And if you've been following us for a while, you know this isn't new. Because we find this to be such an important conversation, we've covered it a few times already. However, things like diversity and inclusion in events will always remain extremely important. Plus, we're happy to have as many perspectives as we possibly can on the matter.
    So joining us today are our lovely hosts Brandt Krueger and Alex Plaxen, along with two special guests. Hilary Howes and Risha Grant are two icons of the events industry that can't wait to share their opinions. And this will be one of the most in-depth, interesting conversations you've ever witnessed. So press play and join us on the path to a better world! Pave the way here!

    • 1 hr 5 min

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