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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Why Now Is a Good Time for Meeting Planners to Change Jobs
The hiring market is heating up but new skills are necessary, says an experienced headhunter.
Why and How to Make a Net-Zero Pledge in the Events Industry
As COP26 brings the climate crisis to the world's stage, Fiona Pelham discusses how the meetings sector can catch up.
How to Create a High Level of Safety at High-Profile Events
Los Angeles-based health company Co-Protect helps planners elevate safety at their meetings.
How L.A. Tourism and CLEAR Partner to Boost Meetings Safety
Their turnkey solution helps event professionals ensure their L.A. events and attendees are in compliance with the latest health protocols.
Event Tech Lessons Learned From 18 Months of Disruption
Technology experts share their thoughts at MeetingsTech Roundtable 2021.
Why IMEX America Is Requiring Participants to Be Vaccinated
Why IMEX America Is Requiring Participants to Be Vaccinated
CEO Carina Bauer discusses this year’s event, including the prioritization of attendee health and safety.
Is There Such a Thing as a Covid Pandemic Clause?
Attorney Jonathan Howe offers advice on the latest legal questions facing the meetings and events industry.
Covid and Meetings: A Reality Check
The pandemic is a long-term problem and event planners should be implementing solutions, says risk-management expert Bruce McIndoe.
How CVBs Can Serve Their Communities Better
Destinations International’s Jack Johnson discusses why destination marketers should focus first on making their cities better places to live.
Covid Protocols at the Olympic Games
Jason Gewirtz of SportsTravel shares his experience as part of the press corps in Tokyo.
How to Extend the Life (and Value) of Virtual and Hybrid Events
Event Specialists’ Mahoganey Jones shares tips for leveraging audience data, monetization opportunities and more.
How Creating Sustainable Events Will Benefit the Meetings Industry — and the World
Reducing a meeting’s carbon footprint can offer a wealth of business opportunities to event planners.
How to Plan Virtual and Hybrid Events More Strategically
John Nawn explains how creating impactful hybrid and digital events requires thorough analysis well in advance of the gatherings.
How Meeting Planners Can Help Celebrate Pride Month 2021
LGBT Meeting Professionals Association chair Derrick Johnson discusses how the industry can support diversity.
Is It Time to Rethink the DMC Business Model?
Is It Time to Rethink the DMC Business Model?
A new white paper from ADMEI lays out ways planners can strengthen their relationships with destination management partners.
Maximizing Revenue Opportunities With Hybrid Meetings
MeetingPlay's Joe Schwinger discusses how to get the most value from events with both in-person and virtual audiences.
How Going Digital Made VidCon Bigger Than Ever
How Going Digital Made VidCon Bigger Than Ever
The conference for online creators transformed its annual gathering into a year-long online offering.
How Meeting Wellness Has Changed
Global Wellness Institute’s Nancy Davis discusses how the pandemic has transformed the way we think about attendee wellness.
How to Engage Online Attendees
Whether hybrid or fully digital, connecting with remote attendees requires creative thinking.