Podcast

We Can Carry the World on Our Shoulders (most of the time)

Tenacious powerhouse entrepreneur Tammy Dickerson, President & Lead Planner at tbg Events, discusses how being your own biggest cheerleader, putting people first, and taking care of yourself are all important actions to implement when catalyzing professional momentum, especially during COVID-19.

When You Get a Seat at the Table, Pull Up Another Chair

Megan Henshall, Global Events Account Manager at Google, discusses the importance of trusting your instincts and taking action, doing self-work first to catalyze societal change, and how communal success leads to empowerment and progress for all women.

Shifting the System: Reshaping the DNA of Leadership

What can we do to ensure that the right voices are included in conversations where decisions are being made? Trevor Lui, Principal of The Highbell Group and Co-Founder of Quell Agency, discusses this and more in episode 11 of Dare to Interrupt.

A COVID-19 Convention Services Roadmap to Recovery

ESPA’s Paola Bowman, destination services manager for the Arlington CVB, and Jamie Huckleberry, director, event services for Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center, talk with Meetings Today’s Tyler Davidson about how the convention services manager association’s COVID-19 Services Recovery Roadmap can apply to meeting planners, and of the impact the pandemic has had on event and convention services professionals.

How to Create 'Standout Virtual Events'

In this Meetings Today Podcast, David Meerman Scott and Michelle Manafy, co-authors of Standout Virtual Events: How to Create an Experience That Your Audience Will Love, explain the basics of virtual platforms and which ones may be the best fit for you. 

Give Yourself Permission to Take a Leap of Faith

Daphne Hoppenot, CEO & Founder of The Vendry, launched a brand new network and marketplace with empowering women in events built into the foundation of her company’s mission. Daphne encourages the audience to take leaps of faith and start new ventures and stay the course.

A Look Inside the New CAESARS FORUM and Its First Event

Danielle LeBreck sits down with Caesars Entertainment and ConferenceDirect, who collaborated together to design ConferenceDirect's annual partner meeting at the new CAESARS FORUM in Las Vegas. Listen or read their transcript to learn about their hybrid approach, how F&B was modified and more.

A Leader Worth Following: Burnout, Boundaries, and COVID-19

Angie Ahrens, Vice President of Program & Event Operations at Leadercast, discusses how reevaluating your core values, setting boundaries, and incorporating self-respect into your leadership approach are a few key strategies to successfully prioritizing your needs and supporting your team during times of crisis.