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Event Terms: Jargon, Lingo, Acronyms & Everything In Between!

Event Terms: Jargon, Lingo, Acronyms & Everything In Between!

November 14, 2019

In this week's episode of Event Brew, we're going down the rabbit hole of event terms. Because let's face it, every industry has its fair share of jargon, lingo, and acronyms. And the events industry just so happens to have more than enough to go around! No matter how long you've been in the industry, you've probably been confused a couple of times. Someone uses a term, someone uses another...and all of a sudden, you're completely lost. We get you!

This is why today we're tackling the topic of event terms head-first. Our lovely hosts Thuy Diep, Dustin Westling, and Will Curran share their thoughts on all of the jargon and lingo in the industry. Who knows, maybe you'll learn something you never knew before. So press that play button and let's get brewing!

Boosting Worker Productivity: The Four Day Work Week

Boosting Worker Productivity: The Four Day Work Week

November 7, 2019

Worker productivity has been a hot topic in the past few years. And issues such as work-life balance, the motto "work to live, don't live to work"; have sparked quite a few conversations. It's no secret that the amount of hours people work decreased over the past century. But the question remains. Should people work even less than 40 hours, thus increasing their productivity? Well, that's exactly what we'll be discussing on this week's Event Brew.

In light of a recent article about Microsoft's four day work week, we decided to talk about worker productivity in this light. Our hosts Will Curran and Dustin Westling share their opinions on the matter while discussing what this could mean for the events industry. So, are you curious to know what they think? Let's get brewing!

The Official 2019 Global Event Forum Report Breakdown!

The Official 2019 Global Event Forum Report Breakdown!

October 31, 2019
On this week’s Event Brew, we’re breaking down the Global Event Forum report. So, just in case you don’t know, the Global Event Forum brings together the most influential live event professionals. And here, they debate and discuss the hottest and most relevant topics impacting the live event industry on a global level. Four issues were outlined and discussed at length. And the major topic that took over the conversation was commoditization in the industry.
 
So, this week, our hosts Nick Borelli, Thuy Diep, and Dustin Westling are giving you the scoop. We’re breaking down the best bits and discussing the strategies and ideas coming out of the report. And pro-tip: make sure you get your hands on the Global Event Forum report to better follow the conversation. Are you ready? Let’s get brewing!
Event Associations: Do They Matter Anymore?

Event Associations: Do They Matter Anymore?

October 24, 2019

If you're in the events industry, you know that event associations can be a great thing. The perks and benefits one gets from being a part of these associations are nothing short of amazing. Education, information, and exchange of ideas are all things we need as both human beings and an industry. But while these are facts, the question of whether or not event associations remain relevant is still out there. Do they even matter anymore? Do event professionals actually need them?

Well, that is exactly the topic we'll be tackling on this week's edition of Event Brew. Our always amazing hosts Will Curran, Nick Borelli, Thuy Diep, and Dustin Westling are here to share their opinions on the subject. And as always, having different perspectives and backgrounds makes for a pretty amazing conversation. So grab your favorite drink, it's time to get brewing!

Supplier-Partner Relationships In Events: In-House vs Third-Party

Supplier-Partner Relationships In Events: In-House vs Third-Party

October 17, 2019

Ding, ding ding, it's time to talk about supplier-partner relationships in events! And this is, of course, a topic very dear and near to our hearts. When it's time decide between in-house and third-party, who will win? Is there a better option at all times? Or does it depend on specific situations? We're sure these are all questions that have danced around your mind at least one time. But because we're all about answers, this juicy episode of Event Brew will do the best to help you out. This is one of those times where having four spectacular hosts with different backgrounds and experience comes in handy. Will Curran, Nick Borelli, Thuy Diep, and Dustin Westling all have something to say about the topic of supplier-partner relationships in events. Things are about to get a little heated but in the best possible sense. Grab your drink and let's get brewing! 

Education vs Experience: Do You Need A Degree To Make It In The Events Industry?

Education vs Experience: Do You Need A Degree To Make It In The Events Industry?

October 10, 2019

It's the oldest dilemma in history - education vs experience. And when it comes to the events industry, it's more than normal to ponder for a bit. In an industry where experience oftentimes seems to overtake education, which one has more weight? If you want to become an event professional, should you invest in education first? Or is it safer to immediately jump into the field to get your hands dirty? And with the rise of offers in higher education institutions, the lines seem to get even more blurred. But thankfully enough, this week's Event Brew is ready to tackle the topic of education vs experience. Our amazing hosts Will Curran, Nick Borelli, Thuy Diep, and Dustin Westling all have completely different backgrounds. And yet, all of them made it in the events industry. Which makes for the perfect environment to discuss the pros and cons of each side. So, education vs experience - which one should you put your money on? Let's get brewing and find out!

Mass Shootings In The Events Industry: Propelling The Safety Conversation Forward

Mass Shootings In The Events Industry: Propelling The Safety Conversation Forward

October 3, 2019

We believe strongly just because some topics are more sensitive, doesn't mean we should avoid them. Silence is oftentimes more of a peril than a benefit, and it invites inaction. So this time around on the industry's most unfiltered show, we're talking mass shootings in the events industry. Our hosts Will Curran, Nick Borelli, Thuy Diep, and Dustin Westling sit down to share their thoughts on the matter. If you're curious to learn what these four event profs have to say, then press play, and let's get brewing! For the full resources check out our blog

What Did We Think of IMEX America 2019?

What Did We Think of IMEX America 2019?

September 26, 2019

Because it was an event with so much to unpack, today we’re bringing you the IMEX America 2019 highlights! But this time around, we’re doing it Event Brew style. You already know this is the best podcast in the industry to learn what event professionals talk about behind closed doors. It’s your time to relax and get to the nitty-gritty of all the hottest topics and trends, unfiltered. And of course, featuring some of the most influential hosts working in events.

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So on today’s edition, Will Curran, Nick Borelli, Thuy Diep, and Dustin Westling are tackling all the best bits from IMEX America. What did they like? What got them extremely excited? And what are their opinions about the overall event? Choose your favorite brew and get’s going. It’s time to talk IMEX America 2019 highlights!

Event Professionals Need To Stop Using The Word “Busy”

Event Professionals Need To Stop Using The Word “Busy”

September 19, 2019

Today at Event Brew, we'll be hearing from our hosts discuss about the most overly talked about word in the events industry - the word "busy."

Our Best Event Industry Conference Attendance Strategies

Our Best Event Industry Conference Attendance Strategies

September 12, 2019

Time to brew some conference attendee strategies! Welcome to the first official episode of Event Brew, the best event industry podcast out there. And just in case you’ve been sleeping under a rock, this is the podcast that’s going to change your life. Every week, our extraordinary hosts get together to discuss the hottest topics in the industry. So, have you been curious to know what goes on behind closed doors within the professionals of the event world? This is your chance to get the best scoop! Catch all the links and exclusive content at: https://helloendless.com/conference-attendee-strategies/