Recent Podcasts

Hard Decisions, Leadership Lessons and the Road Ahead

What are some of the greatest challenges leaders in the meetings industry have faced and what does our community's future look like? Michael Massari, chief sales officer at Caesars Entertainment and co-chair of the Meetings Mean Business Coalition, shares his own leadership lessons as well as his predictions for events in 2022.

Are Net-Zero Carbon Events the Future?

In this Meetings Today podcast, learn more about the future of sustainable meetings and events from a conversation with James Rees, president of Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC).

Return on Emotion: Creating a Vibe that Drives Business

What is "Return on Emotion" and how can you curate experiences that provoke happiness, which in turn, lead to greater profitability? Liz Lathan, chief marketing officer at Haute, gives us a peek behind the curtain at Haute's groundbreaking study on emotion and the innovative experiences that have blown audiences away.

Corpus Christi's Reception Hosting Offer, and More

Meetings Today's Tyler Davidson discussed Visit Corpus Christi's meetings offer in which the destination will host an opening or closing reception in one of the destination's many interesting offsite venues. The CVB's Nicole Olivares details the Coast Your Own Way meetings offer and what the Gulf Coast destination offers for meetings and events.

Unapologetic Advocacy: Using Your Voice to Create Change

How can you best advocate for yourself and your community? Nan Marchand Beauvois, senior vice president, membership and industry relations, at the U.S. Travel Association, shares what goes on behind the scenes when advocating for the future of the meetings industry, speaking to the importance of using one's voice.