The Meeting Space podcast is dedicated to bring hot topics, trends and industry news to event and meeting professionals. No matter the format of your meeting or event - The Meeting Space podcast has relevant information on how to have a successful virtual conference, flawless in-person experience, effective and engaging hybrid meeting experience for all attendees. The podcast interviews thought leaders and creative minds in meeting industry and covers any topic connected to events and conferences - either it's food and beverage planning post COVID or cybersecurity; either it is diversity and inclusion in the events or newest tech trends. Welcome to the conversation - join us!
Global picture of meetings with Deputy Editor of EventMB by Skift, Dylan Monorchio
Dylan Monorchio is the Deputy Editor for Skift's events brand, EventMB.com. Beginning his writing career in an event tech firm, he now guides the production of EventMB's content. Dylan enjoys exploring the industry's nooks and crannies in pieces ranging from tech reviews and trend reports to market and business ethics analyses. Dylan splits his time between Toronto and Lisbon.
Dylan's LinkedIn profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dmonorchio/
Dylan's article - https://www.eventmanagerblog.com/biggest-challenge-to-event-recovery
Swapcard's CEO - Ex-lawyer - now entrepreneur and tech enthusiast!
Ex-lawyer who turned entrepreneur and tech enthusiast! He is one of the founders and CEO of one of the fastest growing companies these days - Swapcard. I enjoyed sitting down with Baptiste Boulard while he told his story - how did he start in the business, original premise of Swapcard and what truly constitutes entrepreneurial life. Enjoy!
Baptiste LinkedIn profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/baptistb
What's Next.. with Julius Solaris, Swapcard
Julius is a serial entrepreneur in event and meetings industry. He has been named one of the most influential individuals in the meetings industry by many magazines and media for the past 10 years. He is the author of over 10 books on event technology and innovation. Julius has conducted some of the most groundbreaking research for the event industry. Over 3,000 events reviewed and 15,000 event professionals interviewed.
In his current position, as a Head of Engagement with Swapcard, virtual business card exchange network and virtual event platform, Julius is onto his next task and challenge.
Money Talk with Liz King Caruso - CEO of techsytalk
Liz King Caruso is an Event Strategist, Consultant and Speaker. As CEO of Liz King Events and techsytalk, she has helped countless thought leaders grow their audience and sell their products through in-person, virtual & hybrid events. Liz is a big-picture person - passionate about tying events into an overall sales and marketing strategy and being efficient at every point of the process. Technology is her niche and she's obsessed with helping organizations of every size leverage technology to produce more engaging & seamless event experiences.
In addition to her client work, Liz connects & educates her industry colleagues through platforms she has built - techsytalk GLOBAL, the techsytalk community & IGNITE Consulting program.
Liz has been featured as Eventex's 50 Most Innovative Virtual Meeting Planners, Successful Meetings list of 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry, Top 5 Women in Event Tech, amongst other awards.
Follow Liz on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizkingevents
Courage and creativity for job seekers with Trevor Houston - how to stand out from the crowd?
What an amazing energy Trevor has! His LinkedIn profile says - "You know how 𝑱𝑶𝑩 𝑺𝑬𝑬𝑲𝑬𝑹𝑺 struggle to 𝑮𝑬𝑻 𝑵𝑶𝑻𝑰𝑪𝑬𝑫 & end up getting lost in all the noise, a.k.a. “𝑩𝑳𝑨𝑪𝑲 𝑯𝑶𝑳𝑬” applicant tracking systems or 𝑨𝑻𝑺...⁉️ And... the 𝑬𝑿𝑻𝑹𝑨 𝑯𝑶𝑶𝑷𝑺 employers put in place, create a domino effect on a person’s emotional, spiritual, mental & financial situation..
That's where I come in. I empower job seekers to re-humanize their job search in order to create opportunities & take control of the financial impact of job loss."
..oh boy, and does he? Follow Trevor on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/trevorhouston/
A year later - Update from Michael Dominguez, CEO of ALHI
This has been a great conversation with Michael Dominguez. I am truly humbled by him agreeing to be on the episode and share his current take on what is happening in the industry. We chatted about where are we as industry, based on statistics; forecasting in the times of global pandemic and other useful tips from industry expert.
Michael's LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mdominguez080389/
US Travel Association website: https://www.ustravel.org/
I’m not in meeting planning specifically, but still gain so much from this podcast. Super smart guests, very professional, and engaging topics. Don’t miss out on this one.
This is a great and very helpful podcast!