Meeting Minds

What Is It They Say About Details? ft. Kathryn Frankson at Informa

On this week’s special episode of Meeting Minds we welcome the wonderful Kathryn Frankson,  Director of Event Marketing at Informa, for an IN-PERSON recording! We talk about making your attendees feel welcome as events return, why attention to detail really does matter, and using empathy to build outstanding event culture. You don’t want to miss this episode of Meeting Minds!

When Work Drama is a Good Thing…Ft. Traci DePuy at Salesforce.org

This week we welcome Traci DePuy, Head of Global Events at Salesforce.org, to the podcast! We talk about what it takes to be a great leader, staying positive in challenging times, and organizing work streams to build a successful hybrid event. And, we try to answer the question: What’s the best way to motivate a team? You don’t want to miss this episode of Meeting Minds!

How to Be the Best for Your Team ft. John Hart, Director of Events at Marriott Int’l

The summer heat is getting to us! Let’s throw it back to a few months ago and cool down, when we sat down with John Hart, the Senior Director of Global, US and Canada Meetings + Events at Marriott International. We talk about everything under the sun, from hybrid events, to leadership, to creating a great company culture. You don’t want to miss this great episode of Meeting Minds featuring hosts Charles Eide and Ashley Hawks. 

Hybrid Events: The Musical! ft. Wendee Lee Curtis

Wendee Lee Curtis, event host and emcee, joins the show this week to talk about bringing ENERGY to your next event! With a background spreading from Broadway to live broadcasting, Wendee is an expert in ‘playing to the back of the house.’ We discuss ways to support your audience in a difficult year, and even break into song ( a couple of times!) Plus, we discuss equity and inclusion initiatives in the events world, and what’s being left on the table when your organization lacks inclusive representation. Make sure you check out this joy-filled episode of Meeting Minds! 

We Should All Be Sponges ft. Sunita Devi at NYU

This week we welcome Sunita Devi, the Director of Events and Operations at NYU! We start by looking at the way events have changed in the past year, from fundraising to event operations. Later, we dive into tracking event ROI, how to implement post-event feedback, and making sure you pick the best vendor for your company. This episode is all about learning to succeed, you won’t want to miss it!