59 episodes

What are the latest industry trends? What are people doing well? What's the next "Big Thing" on the horizon? How can you adapt to new industry rules and regulations? We hope you can walk away from these podcast episodes with strategic and insightful ideas that you can implement into your own events –whatever they may be –big or small. With each episode, you will get access to additional content, tools, and resources to help you grow in your career.

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    • Marketing
    • 4.7, 16 Ratings

What are the latest industry trends? What are people doing well? What's the next "Big Thing" on the horizon? How can you adapt to new industry rules and regulations? We hope you can walk away from these podcast episodes with strategic and insightful ideas that you can implement into your own events –whatever they may be –big or small. With each episode, you will get access to additional content, tools, and resources to help you grow in your career.

    Virtual Ways to Spend Your Free Time

    Virtual Ways to Spend Your Free Time

    In this special edition podcast episode, we are joined by Cvent's own Kim Segal, Senior Principle Account Manager, to chat about her top tips on how to spend your free time right now. Hear how you can go to the zoo, an aquarium, museums, and even have books read to you virtually. Listen in to take advantage of the plethora of free virtual content available right now that has never been available before!


    Another great option to take advantage of right now is to become certified in Cvent! Cvent is offering Certification Exams for FREE during the month of May. Anyone can certify in any Cvent Solution in just a few steps, even students! Tune in to hear how you can certify for free.

    • 25 min
    Enhancing the Event Professionals Day to Day

    Enhancing the Event Professionals Day to Day

    As part of our Career Planning series, we are discussing tips to dig in to unique skill sets that are relevant to event professionals during these times. Joining us today to discuss this topic is Paulina Curto & Amanda Greenspan-DSouza who are on the Global Meetings Management Team here at Cvent. Paulina and Amanda share 4 skills that planners can learn now to enhance their resumes and help with their day to day.


    One special event Paulina and Amanda are working on is Cvent Connect Virtual! From August 25 - 26, there will be 28 live breakout sessions, virtual meet-ups, appointments, and more. Check out CventConnect.com/Virtual to learn more and register for free!

    • 18 min
    Hospitality Industry Discussion with PCMA

    Hospitality Industry Discussion with PCMA

    Brooke and Cody are joined today by Sherrif Karamat, President and CEO at PCMA, to talk about the benefits of embracing digital and how he's seeing an increased collaboration in the hospitality industry. We discuss everything from the relationship between the planner and supplier, to PCMA's approach to helping through COVID situations. Sheriff also shares the emerging trends he believes we will see in the next 6 - 12 months. Check out how you can get involved with PCMA and their supportive community at www.pcma.org.


    As a special bonus, listen in to hear more about Cvent Connect Virtual! From August 25 - 26, we will provide 28 live breakout sessions, virtual meetups and appointments. Check out CventConnect.com/virtual to register for free today!


    Additional Resources



    Survey results: https://www.pcma.org/category/convene/covid-19/recovery-surveys/
    PCMA COVID-19 page: pcma.org/coronavirus
    DES Offering: https://www.pcma.org/products/des/
    DEI Offering: https://www.pcma.org/dei/

    • 34 min
    Be Your Best Virtual Self

    Be Your Best Virtual Self

    Even before the events world pivoted to a virtual platform, the Women in Leadership (WIL) initiative at Cvent has been successfully conducting virtual meetings since last year. Today we are joined by WIL Coordinator, Amanda Greenspan-Dsouza & Taylor Wertheimer, WIL guest speaker, as they share their advice for anyone doing a virtual presentation. They even share how they've been successfully managing a virtual book club along with their top tips on how you can launch a program similar to this and create it in your own environment.


    Starting May 19th, Cvent is hosting a week of "Real Talk" Conversations about the current state of the events industry. There will be a live panel with Cvent executives plus a week-long series of interactive breakouts. Get all of your questions answered and sign up at Cvent.com/RealTalk. We'll see you there!

    • 29 min
    How To Best Position Yourself To Employers

    How To Best Position Yourself To Employers

    Finding a new job can be a full time job. But in today's podcast, we help narrow down what specifically you can do to be more appealing to an employer. Today we are joined by Tracy Judge, Founder and Chief Connector at Soundings Connect, and Matt Syme, Lead Corporate Recruiter at Cvent to discuss how to enhance your skills and beef up your resume. Matt and Tracy share what employers are looking for in a candidate and share tips such as how best to position your LinkedIn account as well as how to "brand" yourself.


    Now is the best time to brush up on skills and build new ones such as being certified in Cvent. Cvent is offering certification exams at no charge until May 31st. Anyone can certify in any solution in just a few steps. Check out Cvent.com/certification to learn more and see how you can receive free training as well!

    • 40 min
    Music: The Key to a Memorable Event Experience

    Music: The Key to a Memorable Event Experience

    It's no secret that music can bring back memories of exactly where you were at any point in time. But how can music help compliment your events? In this special edition podcast we are joined by Sam McNeil & John Lambardo with SongDivision to teach us about the science behind music to engage your attendees/employees and unify corporate culture. As a special treat, Sam and John create and perform a song for us during the podcast!


    Don't forget! Cvent is hosting a week of "Real Talk" Conversations about the current state of the events industry. There will be a live panel with Cvent executives plus a week-long series of interactive breakouts. Get all of your questions answered and sign up at cvent.com/realtalk. We'll see you there!


    Additional Resources

    • 43 min

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16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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Be the ❤️ of the event!

Kudos to Mark Jeffries for packaging up his magic in this podcast. As an attendee of his MC Masterclass you really take these and more insights, concepts and scenarios and put them to real practice. Be brave, be the heart of your events! Thank you Mark and Cvent!

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