event podcast

Treat Yo’ Self! (And Your Audience) ft. Erica Maurer

Erica Maurer, partner at EMRG Media, joins the podcast this week to talk about building connection in a virtual world. As a leader of this full-service marketing company, Erica knows the ins and outs of events, and how to create a space that builds trust, empathy, and collaboration. We dive into the virtual world and brainstorm ways to host events that serve your company culture.

How to Make Magic ft. Lee Cockerell, former Exec. VP of Disney

We sit down with the legendary Lee Cockerell, the former Executive VP of Walt Disney World, to discuss his business methodologies, discipline, and a tattooed Cinderella!

Lee has held management positions with Hilton for 8 years, Marriott for 17 years, and the Walt Disney Company for 16 years. He is the author of four books: Creating Magic, The Customer Rules, Time Management Magic and Career Magic. Make sure you listen to this one!


https://www.cockerellacademy.com/

Picture This! Event Activations to Increase Engagement ft. Zach Schiffman

This week we welcome founder and CEO of Studio Z Photo Booths, Zach Schiffman! Are you wondering how to increase attendee engagement and provide entertainment? Then this is the episode for you! We cover brand activations, QR codes, and bringing value to a hybrid event!

Why All Event Professionals Should Care About Esports ft. Rebecca de Freitas

This week on Meeting Minds we dive into the world of Esports! We speak with event producer and founder of Shoutcaster Ltd, Rebecca de Freitas, who recently completed a Masters thesis on Esports. We discuss the future of events from an Esports perspective, and explain why all event professionals should care about this industry. Learn how you can use this technology to your advantage to engage your audience effectively!

From Boring to Bridgerton: The Power of Event Lighting Ft. Pierre Marleau

This week we welcome event lighting expert, Pierre Marleau! With more than 20+ years in the industry, Pierre has produced lighting for Broadway’s Phantom of the Opera, Showboat, and even Cirque Du Soleil. We talk about the value of great light design, why light production deserves space in your budget, and how bad lighting can make us all look like dinosaurs! You won’t want to miss this episode!