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Welcome to EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast, I'm your host Kristina Daniele, CEM. I have been in the hospitality industry since I began working at the age of 15 and I have been in the Conference Industry for a little over 13+ years on the side of Exhibition & Sponsorship Management and received my CEM (Certification in Exhibition Management) in 2016. I created EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast to bring conference professionals together on a more frequent basis to discuss the fundamentals of conferences and relevant industry topics. EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast mission is to connect planners and suppliers of the conference industry while exploring the innovation and the evolution of conferences. Through candid conversations with industry experts as well as your industry peers each episode will expose insider tips and resources of the industry to strengthen and elevate your events.
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New Episodes are available every Tuesday and don't forget to subscribe to the podcast to receive notifications about future episodes.
Follow us on Instagram to see who we will be talking to next and to see us "live" at Industry Events!
Support Future Episodes: Join EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast tribe of industry professionals and support future episodes! As a Patron of the podcast you be have access to bonus episodes, resources and more that will help you take your events to the next level.

Let's Connect! I would love to hear from you! Have an idea for a future show or want to be a guest on a future episode? Email me to schedule an exploratory call.
EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast © February 2019 all rights reserved.

EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast Kristina Daniele

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Welcome to EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast, I'm your host Kristina Daniele, CEM. I have been in the hospitality industry since I began working at the age of 15 and I have been in the Conference Industry for a little over 13+ years on the side of Exhibition & Sponsorship Management and received my CEM (Certification in Exhibition Management) in 2016. I created EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast to bring conference professionals together on a more frequent basis to discuss the fundamentals of conferences and relevant industry topics. EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast mission is to connect planners and suppliers of the conference industry while exploring the innovation and the evolution of conferences. Through candid conversations with industry experts as well as your industry peers each episode will expose insider tips and resources of the industry to strengthen and elevate your events.
Want more EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast?!
New Episodes are available every Tuesday and don't forget to subscribe to the podcast to receive notifications about future episodes.
Follow us on Instagram to see who we will be talking to next and to see us "live" at Industry Events!
Support Future Episodes: Join EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast tribe of industry professionals and support future episodes! As a Patron of the podcast you be have access to bonus episodes, resources and more that will help you take your events to the next level.

Let's Connect! I would love to hear from you! Have an idea for a future show or want to be a guest on a future episode? Email me to schedule an exploratory call.
EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast © February 2019 all rights reserved.

    Episode 27. Mind-Body Breaks: Infuse Wellness and Enrich Engagement into your Virtual Event

    Episode 27. Mind-Body Breaks: Infuse Wellness and Enrich Engagement into your Virtual Event

    We're kicking off 2021 with a discussion on how to infuse wellness into your virtual event.   As many attendees continue another quarter of working from home, many are feeling  "zoomed out" spending most days online and continuing to balance the blurred lines of home and work life.   On this episode of EXPOsed Conferences Podcast, I’m speaking with Dr. Kim a health a health behavior scientist (with a Ph.D. in Community Health from the University of Toronto), professional speaker, CMP preferred provider, and certified yoga instructor.  She’s on a mission to infuse ENERGY into virtual events with her virtual wellness experiences that turn attendees from Zoom Zombies to invigorated Meeting Mavens!

    Today, Dr. Kim shares some unique ways you can incorporate short mind-body breaks to get attendees moving (without breaking a sweat!) , the blood flowing, and keeping attendee engagement high. Tune in for some great tips!


    Learn more about Dr.Kim HERE

    View Dr.Kim's Wellness Lounge : Wellness experiences that reduce Zoom butt and brain burnout and keep participants engaged and energized -- at virtual meetings and work. 


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    Tune In: New Episodes are available every Tuesday and don't forget to subscribe to the podcast to receive notifications about future episodes.  Rate this episode (1-5) and be entered to be upgraded to "SQUAD" status....see "Support Future Episodes" for more details.

    Support Future Episodes: Join EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast tribe of industry professionals and support future episodes!  As a Patron of the podcast you have access to bonus episodes, resources  and more that will help you take your events to the next level.

    Get Social: Follow us on Instagram to see what's coming up on a future show and to see EXPOsed Conferences™ live at industry events. 

    Let's Connect! I would love to hear from you!  Have an idea for a future show or want to be a guest on a future episode?  Email me to schedule an exploratory call at exposedconferencespodcast@yahoo.com

    This episode has been a production by EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast © February 2019 all rights reserved.


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    • 17 min
    Episode 26. The Return of Live Events

    Episode 26. The Return of Live Events

    On today's episode we sit down with Mo Husseini, Senior Vice President of Design with Freeman.  Mo is well-steeped in print design, exhibition booth designs, and film and has a deep background in brand strategy, messaging narrative, creative ideation, experiential marketing, and a variety of digital and physical media.  He helps clients launch products, services, and brands into the world through live and digital experiences.  
    On this episode of EXPOsed, Mo shares his sentiments on the impact that Covid-19 has had on the events industry,  the opportunities that have been realized  and what lies ahead in the future of LIVE.
    Want more EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast?!
    Tune In: New Episodes are available every Tuesday and don't forget to subscribe to the podcast to receive notifications about future episodes.  Rate this episode (1-5) and be entered to be upgraded to "SQUAD" status....see "Support Future Episodes" for more details.

    Support Future Episodes: Join EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast tribe of industry professionals and support future episodes!  As a Patron of the podcast you have access to bonus episodes, resources  and more that will help you take your events to the next level.

    Get Social: Follow us on Instagram to see what's coming up on a future show and to see EXPOsed Conferences™ live at industry events. 

    Let's Connect! I would love to hear from you!  Have an idea for a future show or want to be a guest on a future episode?  Email me to schedule an exploratory call at exposedconferencespodcast@yahoo.com

    This episode has been a production by EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast © February 2019 all rights reserved.


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    • 24 min
    Episode 25. Events Disrupted: Optimizing the Virtual Experience & Looking to the Future

    Episode 25. Events Disrupted: Optimizing the Virtual Experience & Looking to the Future

    Today marks the first episode of Season 3! On today's episode we sit down with Steve Mapes, Senior Vice President of Strategy at Impact XM.  Steve is a 30-year veteran of the event and trade show business. Steve leads the development of integrated exhibit and event communication strategies for clients that include award-winning Design, Business Theater, Biointeractivity, Interactive Learning and Virtual Events.

    He presents at conferences on various topics and writes for diverse publications such as Design Management International.

    Impact XM is global event and experiential marketing agency that specializes in immersive live and virtual experiences, engagements, brand activations, and temporary and permanent environments. The agency provides clients with a customized suite of services spanning program management, strategy, creative, production, fabrication, logistics and measurement.
    Today, Steve discusses how COVID-19 has disrupted the events industry and has encouraged and excelerated rapid change. Steve walks us through the phases of events which takes a look from the "beginning of time" to this past February where we experienced "The Big Pivot" and now at looking to the future.  This episode will expose how you can position your conference  in the virtual space, stay current of industry trends and learn how to position your conference narrative to stay relevant.
    Want more EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast?!
    Tune In: New Episodes are available every Tuesday and don't forget to subscribe to the podcast to receive notifications about future episodes.  Rate this episode (1-5) and be entered to be upgraded to "SQUAD" status....see "Support Future Episodes" for more details.

    Support Future Episodes: Join EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast tribe of industry professionals and support future episodes!  As a Patron of the podcast you have access to bonus episodes, resources  and more that will help you take your events to the next level.

    Get Social: Follow us on Instagram to see what's coming up on a future show and to see EXPOsed Conferences™ live at industry events. 

    Let's Connect! I would love to hear from you!  Have an idea for a future show or want to be a guest on a future episode?  Email me to schedule an exploratory call at exposedconferencespodcast@yahoo.com

    This episode has been a production by EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast © February 2019 all rights reserved.
    Support the show (http://patreon.com/exposedconferencespodcast)
    Support the show (http://patreon.com/exposedconferencespodcast)

    • 19 min
    Episode 24. Why Gamify?: The Benefits of Gamification in Virtual Events

    Episode 24. Why Gamify?: The Benefits of Gamification in Virtual Events

    On Today’s Episode I’m speaking with John Capano, Senior Vice President of Client Development of Impact XM.  John brings two decades of experience as a strategy and marketing leader across several industries including automotive, technology, travel, and business services. With a wide range of expertise in B2B and B2C strategy, brand development, and experiential marketing, John’s brand experience includes multiple Fortune 100 global clients.  John applies his expertise in strategy, digital, and client service — for both B2B and B2C programs — to Impact XM’s growing portfolio of tier 1 trade show, event and experiential marketing projects.
    About Impact XM
    Impact XM is global event and experiential marketing agency that specializes in immersive live and virtual experiences, engagements, brand activations, and temporary and permanent environments. The agency provides clients with a customized suite of services spanning program management, strategy, creative, production, fabrication, logistics and measurement.
    Learn more about John Capano HERE

    On Today's episode we expand on some previous discussion on the virtual event space and how to implement gamification into your event, the benefits of adding gamification and why it's such an easy way to create additional opportunities for connection and engagement not only during the event but how you can use it for touch points before and after your event as well.
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    Tune In: New Episodes are available every Tuesday and don't forget to subscribe to the podcast to receive notifications about future episodes.  Rate this episode (1-5) and be entered to be upgraded to "SQUAD" status....see "Support Future Episodes" for more details.

    Support Future Episodes: Join EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast tribe of industry professionals and support future episodes!  As a Patron of the podcast you have access to bonus episodes, resources  and more that will help you take your events to the next level.

    Get Social: Follow us on Instagram to see what's coming up on a future show and to see EXPOsed Conferences™ live at industry events. 

    Let's Connect! I would love to hear from you!  Have an idea for a future show or want to be a guest on a future episode?  Email me to schedule an exploratory call at exposedconferencespodcast@yahoo.com

    This episode has been a production by EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast © February 2019 all rights reserved.
    Support the show (http://patreon.com/exposedconferencespodcast)

    • 18 min
    Episode 23. Tackling Social Media for Events

    Episode 23. Tackling Social Media for Events

    On Today’s Episode I’m speaking with Alyson Shane the CEO and co-founder of HeyAlfa, a tool that generates complete social media marketing campaigns for events, and owns Starling Social Inc. a digital marketing agency specializing in content strategy.

    A passionate communicator, Alyson serves as the Communications Director for TEDxWinnipeg and gives dozens of talks and workshops focused on marketing strategy each year.

    Want to learn more about how Alyson Shane and how HeyAlfa can help you automate your event content so you can save time and focus more on the planning of your events? Learn more about HeyAlfa your event promotion sidekick HERE

    When it comes to events, organizers are already handling a multitude of tasks and adding on top of that is creating compelling and strategic marketing campaigns to target and promote our events.  On today's episode of EXPOsed Conferences Podcast we sit down with Alyson to discuss how we can take back our time and be strategic about the way we are writing, scheduling and promoting our event content.


    On this episode we will expose

    -How having a social media presence benefits your event and your event community
    -Which social media channels have more impact
    -Creating more direct messaging for your target audience with attendee personas
    -Building momentum through your marketing campaign to keep your attendees engaged
    -Content Rules that will help cross promote and to highlight other individuals involved within your event
    -What metrics should we be paying attention when it comes to ROI
    -Taking your time back and be strategic about your posts with event automation
    -Best practices for developing a successful social media campaign
    -Why customizing content by network is a MUST
    -Chat Bots! Being authentic with the approach to automation
    -And so much more!

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    Tune In: New Episodes are available every Tuesday and don't forget to subscribe to the podcast to receive notifications about future episodes.  Rate this episode (1-5) and be entered to be upgraded to "SQUAD" status....see "Support Future Episodes" for more details.

    Support Future Episodes: Join EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast tribe of industry professionals and support future episodes!  As a Patron of the podcast you have access to bonus episodes, resources  and more that will help you take your events to the next level.

    Get Social: Follow us on Instagram to see what's coming up on a future show and to see EXPOsed Conferences™ live at industry events. 

    Let's Connect! I would love to hear from you!  Have an idea for a future show or want to be a guest on a future episode?  Email me to schedule an exploratory call at exposedconferencespodcast@yahoo.com

    This episode has been a production by EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast © February 2019 all rights reserved.
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    • 35 min
    Episode 22. Chasing the Bright Side with Jess Ekstrom

    Episode 22. Chasing the Bright Side with Jess Ekstrom

    On Today’s Episode I’m speaking with Jess Ekstrom the founder and CEO of Headbands of Hope, a company that donates headbands to kids with cancer with every headband sold. Headbands of Hope has been featured on the TODAY Show, Good Morning America, QVC, The View and worn by celebrities like Kelsea Ballerini and Khloe Kardashian. More importantly, Headbands of Hope has donated over 600k headbands, reaching every single children's hospital in America and 22 countries.
    Jess is also the bestselling author of Chasing the Bright Side and creator of Mic Drop Workshop, an online course and community for women to become paid keynote speakers. 

    And during COVID-19 her company Headbands of Hope stopped production of headbands for several weeks and just made masks.  They shifted their model that for every headband sold on their site they donated a mask.  So far they have donated over 50,000 masks to U.S. accute hospitals!  Jess is an inspiration and she continues to give back again and again.
    CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT HEADBANDS OF HOPE!  FOR EVERY ITEM SOLD, A HEADBAND WILL BE DONATED TO A CHILD WITH AN ILLNESS. OVER 500K + COUNTING HEADBANDS DONATED!  
    On this episode we will expose...

    - "Meet people where they are"... How Jess was able to restructure her event schedule and price structure as well as her entire business model too!  (I love this approach!)
    -Priming the Pump for next year 
    -How to create unique mutual exchanges with speakers who are looking to share content
    -Re-envisioning your business and event strategies to create NEW solutions that you haven't tried before
    -Repurposing your cancelled or postponed or cancelled conference materials 
    -How we can use this time to reflect and take a positive approach to some of the issues we are running into with our events
    -In what ways can you take a little time out of your day and give back to the industry, your relationships and communities during this time

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    Tune In: New Episodes are available every Tuesday and don't forget to subscribe to the podcast to receive notifications about future episodes.  Rate this episode (1-5) and be entered to be upgraded to "SQUAD" status....see "Support Future Episodes" for more details.

    Support Future Episodes: Join EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast tribe of industry professionals and support future episodes!  As a Patron of the podcast you have access to bonus episodes, resources  and more that will help you take your events to the next level.

    Get Social: Follow us on Instagram to see what's coming up on a future show and to see EXPOsed Conferences™ live at industry events. 

    Let's Connect! I would love to hear from you!  Have an idea for a future show or want to be a guest on a future episode?  Email me to schedule an exploratory call at exposedconferencespodcast@yahoo.com

    This episode has been a production by EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast © February 2019 all rights reserved.
    Support the show (http://patreon.com/exposedconferencespodcast)

    • 27 min

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Great Insights for those in the Events Industry

It’s great to finally have a podcast that is from planners and for planners. Even after years in the industry, I’ve been able to learn new ideas and strategies for my own meetings. Kristina is a great interviewer and It feels like listening in on a fun conversation between friends.

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