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Eventful: The Podcast for Meeting Professionals

Hosted by Northstar Meetings Group, Eventful invites you to listen in on insightful conversations about hot topics in the meetings and events industry. Tune in for interviews and analysis of the editorial coverage in Meetings & Conventions, Successful Meetings, Meeting News and Incentive.

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Episodes
How to Attract Sponsors for Virtual Events
How to Attract Sponsors for Virtual Events
While our meetings may be taking place online, they still offer many unique revenue-generating opportunities.
How to Make Tough Choices During Disruptive Times
How to Make Tough Choices During Disruptive Times
Global trend-watcher Vikram Mansharamani advises planners to consult experts when necessary, but take responsibility for the big decisions.
Striving for Inclusion During Pride Month
Striving for Inclusion During Pride Month
LGBT Meeting Professionals Association chair Jim Clapes discusses parallels with the Black Lives Matter movement.
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The Future of International Association Meetings
Gregg Talley discusses how associations are managing events amid the pandemic.
What ‘Black Lives Matter’ Means to the Meetings Industry
What ‘Black Lives Matter’ Means to the Meetings Industry
Black meeting professionals share their thoughts on the current protests and how the industry should respond.
How Event Technology Is Being Transformed
How Event Technology Is Being Transformed
Entrepreneur and investor Marco Giberti discusses the meetings tech changes we can expect in the years to come.
How to Engage Virtual Attendees
How to Engage Virtual Attendees
Listen to our expert tips on connecting with an audience that isn't in the room.
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Case Study of a COVID-Era Event: The Voice of Healthcare Summit
No mask? No problem. Based on attendee pushback, a coronavirus test at the door will be the only health-safety measure at the Aug. 5 gathering.
Why a Health Security Plan Is Critical for a Return to Meetings
Why a Health Security Plan Is Critical for a Return to Meetings
Jonathan Spero of InHouse Physicians describes what it will take to give attendees the confidence to meet again.
Planning Your Career Comeback During the Pandemic
Planning Your Career Comeback During the Pandemic
Dawn Penfold, an executive recruiter for the meetings industry, offers advice for event professionals.
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Why Michael Dominguez Thinks the Meetings Industry Recovery Can Begin Now
The CEO of ALHI expects that we can see "somewhat normal" meetings as early as mid-June.
How the Meetings Industry Will Come Out of COVID-19 Crisis Stronger
How the Meetings Industry Will Come Out of COVID-19 Crisis Stronger
Meetings Mean Business Co-Chair Trina Camacho-London on how the industry must be proactive in the face of global challenges.
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How COVID-19 Changes the Global Role of the Meeting Planner
Positive Impact Events' Fiona Pelham outlines how the events industry will need to get more strategic in the wake of the pandemic.
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How Your Business Can Weather the COVID-19 Pandemic
Crisis management expert Edward Segal shares his tips for getting through such unprecedented times.
How to Get Things Done at Your Meeting
How to Get Things Done at Your Meeting
Productivity guru David Allen offers tips on how to cut out wasted time at meetings and events.
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How to Prepare for an Economic Downturn
Jonathan Slain, author of Rock the Recession, says now is the time to take proactive steps to shore up your business.
What's Next for Meetings?
What's Next for Meetings?
Dan Berger's forecast for the post-coronavirus events industry and the critical role of technology.
Coronavirus and Event Insurance: What Are Your Options?
Coronavirus and Event Insurance: What Are Your Options?
Coverage is limited for most meeting planners, but there are some protections.
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The Lessons of Puerto Rico's Resilience
This destination's ability to overcome challenges and come back stronger offers a model for the wider meetings industry.
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Realities of Coronavirus: How to Travel and Meet Safely
William Spangler of AIG Travel offers steps planners can take to protect attendees from the virus.