90 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.

How Great Events Happen Cvent

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 19 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.

    How to Make Events Accessible in 2021

    How to Make Events Accessible in 2021

    In this episode we talk to Sofia Leiva from 3Play Media about how to make events accessible in 2021.


    Accessibility is so important no matter what type of event you are having, but it is becoming especially important for virtual events. Our guest shares her best tips and tricks on how to make sure that everyone can take part in your event whether it is in-person or online. Tune in to hear how you can ensure your content can be consumed by everyone.

    • 16 min
    How to Tailor Your Event for a Virtual Audience

    How to Tailor Your Event for a Virtual Audience

    In this episode, we reconnected with another of our favorite guests, Mark Jeffries. He shared all his tips for having an engaging virtual event.


    As we caught up with Mark Jeffries, he filled us in on his new venture and how things have changed (or not) for an event MC. With all his experience with virtual events, Mark, has a lot of tips to keep your attendees engaged and how to tailor your event to be fit for a virtual audience. You won’t want to miss this episode!

    • 23 min
    A Virtual Event Success Story

    A Virtual Event Success Story

    In this episode, we sit down with one of our favorite guests, Brenda Ainsburg, from Siemens.


    Brenda shares with us how her first virtual event went, and everything she learned by putting on the event with a new virtual platform just 7 weeks before the first day of the event. Listen in to hear how even with the time crunch, learning curve, and many other obstacles that came up, Brenda still made this virtual event a success!

    • 31 min
    Essentials for Hybrid Events

    Essentials for Hybrid Events

    In this episode, we get to hear from both the planner and hotelier side on what it really takes to plan and execute a hybrid event. They show us how this is possible and share what they think are the essentials for putting on a hybrid event. Listen in to hear all their learnings and how their event went!

    • 14 min
    A Unique Gifting Experience

    A Unique Gifting Experience

    In today's episode we are joined by Tom Romine, Founder and CEO of Cultivate, to talk all about gifting experiences. Not only is gifting a topic we love to talk about, but it is also an important one. There is nothing worse than receiving a gift for a job well done, but being given something that you simply don't like. Cultivate has worked hard over the years to ensure that every gifting experience is tailored to the employee, client, etc. to make sure that the every gift fulfills both the giver and receiver's expectations. They are focused on providing a unique gift experience for every occasion and location. Tune in to hear more from Tom!

    • 21 min
    The Evolution of Virtual and Hybrid Events

    The Evolution of Virtual and Hybrid Events

    In this episode we discuss the evolution of virtual and hybrid events with our guests Peter Gentile, VP of Sales at OVATION and Carolyn Waldron-Parr, Executive Video Producer at OVATION. Since virtual events took the forefront earlier this year, our guests have learned a lot through their personal experiences and joined us to share their learnings. We touch on topics about how technology has evolved and changed since that time, new audience expectations they are seeing, and they share their perspective on how content is key in a virtual or hybrid setting. Tune in to listen to this and much more from Peter and Carolyn!

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

shandelicious ,

These Two

Love the dynamic of this podcast! Keep it going!

Stasiam9 ,

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!

dclionva ,

Who are better than the experts??

Great chemistry and amazing content are an unbeatable combination!

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