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!
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!
Can people share and be vulnerable digitally? This week on Meeting Minds we welcome Josh Hotsenpiller, founder and CEO of Juno, a digital event platform. Josh talks about prioritizing human connection in virtual and hybrid events, and tries to answer this question. Plus, we talk about building connection online, and what you can do to facilitate this ways of connection at your next virtual or hybrid event. Listen to this fascinating episode of Meeting Minds!
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!