So Inclusive Part 1: What Does Inclusion Mean to You?
Part 1 of a lively conversation focusing in on the topic of “inclusion,” What it is, and why it’s so important. Often lumped together with diversity and equity, inclusion is easily and often overlooked. Join Hilary Laney with Evia Events and Antwone Stigall with Antwone Stigall & Co. for an engaged look at bringing people…Read More
Outside the Circle “Sales’d It!”
Introducing a new Eventful Conversations series that aims to help event planners and suppliers drive sales and better connect with their customers and community. Bill McGlade, author of the bestseller “Sales’d It!” will be bringing nuggets of insight that can help us to ramp up our revenues and maximize our efforts.Read More
How to Manage Events Industry PTSD
“Do you think my friends have PTSD?” This is the question Melissa Majors, leadership speaker and consultant, posed to Dee O’Neill, licensed professional counselor and founder of NeuroCognitive Fitness, after countless conversations with event industry colleagues who displayed signs of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder—insomnia, hopelessness, anxiety, increased alcohol consumption, etc. Almost every human on the planet is experiencing shades…Read More
A Pivotal Conversation Part 2: What Helped You Pivot?
Part 2 of our pivotal discussion looks at key factors leading to impactful changes needed to adapt in our ever-changing events world. From partnerships to mindset, Lynn Edwards with Proper Planning & Toolkit Event, Bryan Jayne with National Event Pros, Chris Baldini with AV Factory, and Stuart Butler with the Northwest Event Show break down…Read More
Magical Moments | Inclusion: Better Together
Magician Nash Fung reveals his thoughts on the importance of bringing people together and celebrating the individuality we each bring as we discover how, in the end, we are simply “better together.” Visit Nash Fung at https://nashfung.com/Read More
Lynn’s Learnings: Hybrid Audiences?
Lynn Edwards shares some provoking thoughts, looking at events not just through a producer’s lens but also from the audiences’ perspectives. How can a single hybrid event provide an integrated experience for its different audiences, and how individual attendees are rapidly changing how they take in events. Find more of Lynn’s incredible insights at https://www.toolkitevent.com/Read More
Why So Eventful?
The events community is such a tightknit family. Few industries are so intricately connected. It’s a field where collaboration is not only beneficial—it’s an absolute must! There are many moving parts that need to come together to put on a successful event. And no one, I mean no one, can do it alone. We all…Read More
Live Events Coalition: A Voice for an Invisible Industry
We’re so grateful to have advocates for our industry in the Live Events Coalition. Nancy Shaffer and Dwayne Thomas from LEC share how they’re working to amplify the voice of a nearly invisible industry. The need to engage on Capitol Hill and fight for our industry’s survival is critical. Please support their efforts by visiting…Read More
A Pivotal Conversation Part 1: How Did You Pivot?
Part 1 of a timely discussion among event professionals on how they are finding their way through the new landscape of our industry. Lynn Edwards with Proper Planning & Toolkit Event, Bryan Jayne with National Event Pros, Chris Baldini with AV Factory, and Stuart Butler with the Northwest Event Show share how and why they’ve…Read More
Magical Moments… Adapting: Working with What You’ve Got
Magician Nash Fung reminds us to keep our heads up, to press on, and to adapt to challenges. His tribute to the late René Lavand is both motivating and entertaining. Visit Nash Fung at https://nashfung.com/Read More