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Episode 64 - Season's Screamings with Rick West

Tales from the Fog

Rick West is back on the podcast to discuss the cancellation of Midsummer Scream 2021, The all new version of the Season's Screaming Event coming Dec 17th - 19th and the 2021 Halloween season, Will your favorite event be back this year? We make our predictions on what the upcoming haunt season will look like! Enjoy! For more information on ticket sales and event information follow Midsummer scream on Facebook and Instagram or you can go to MidsummerScream.org--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-fog/support

1hr 23mins

9 Apr 2021

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Leadership - Rick West

The Hospitality Spirit

You can now follow the Hospitality Spirit on Instagram to keep fully up to date on the show and what's happening throughout the hospitality industry: https://www.instagram.com/hospitalityspirit/Rick West has over 35 years of experience serving as CEO and COO of multiple companies and is currently the CEO of the Millennium Garages Concession. The Millennium Garages consist of 3.8 million sf of space located under the public parks located between Michigan Ave and Lake Short Drive where over 2 million commuters and tourist park each year. Most recently, in March 2020 in collaboration with Chicago based non-profit City Tech Collaborative, he co-co-founded the Millennium Gateway Innovation Lab. Over his career, Rick has participated as an advisor or executive on over $2.0 billion in parking company and real estate acquisitions and sales throughout the United States.Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/dpuhospitalityFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/depaul.hospitalityInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/hospitalityspirit/


1 Feb 2021

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Episode 63 - Every Night Is Saturday Night with Rick West

Tales from the Fog

On this episode we chat with Rick West our unofficial 3 host! What do we chat about? Well everything. Halloween 2020, Home Haunts, Knott's Falloween, Midsummer 2021, Las Vegas... you know everything.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-fog/support

1hr 36mins

18 Nov 2020

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tspp #386- A Window to the Meh. w/ Rick West & Paul Barrie 5/21/20

The Season Pass: The Essential Theme Park Podcast

*Subscribe @ iTunes* TSPP is back to discuss the cancelation of Midsummer Scream with Creative Director, Rick West. Also discussion on Disney Parks opening back up with Window to the Magic’s Paul Barrie. More COVID-19 Talk…Bleep!! Enjoy. Links: Midsummer Scream A Window To The Magic Walt Disney Birthplace  MiceChat Season Pass Closing Song - Wheels by Enuff Z’nuff on iTunes Check Out The Season Pass Podcast Website at: www.seasonpasspodcast.com Follow Us On Twitter! - www.twitter.com/theseasonpass Like the TSPP Facebook page! - www.facebook.com/theseasonpass Check Out TSPP on Instagram! - www.instagram.com/theseasonpass Contact us: doug@seasonpasspodcast.com brent@super78.com robert@robertcoker.com Call the Hotline with Park Trip Reports, Podcast Comments, or Anything else you would like to announce. –1-916-248-5524 Thanks to each one of you for listening to the show.  Your support is extremely appreciated. © 2020 Season Pass Podcast

1hr 11mins

22 May 2020

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Episode 515 - Stories from the Floor: Celebrating Midsummer Scream with Rick West

Podcasts – Parks and Cons

This time, we present the next chapter in our “Stories from the Floor” series.  This is our close-up look at the love of the pop culture convention through the eyes of one of our guests.  This time, we have Rick West as our guest. From a newbie con organizer to seasoned veteran, Rick has many stories from the floor to share. Listen in and enjoy! 45 Years Knott's Scary Farm Panel may be found at https://youtu.be/FyHFGcM7qbc. Haunted Mansion 50th Anniversary Panel may be found at https://youtu.be/1THmYTT2D7w. Please, consider joining The Parks and Cons Crew, https://www.patreon.com/ParksAndCons!

1hr 9mins

15 May 2020

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Episode 55 - Midsummer Scream 2020 with Rick West

Tales from the Fog

On this episode we are joined by Rick West in his first interview since the announcement of the cancellation of Midsummer Scream 2020. We talk about the decision the cancel the event as well as the future of the event, the 2020 Halloween Season, Theme parks and like usual we go a little off the rails and generally have a fun time, Enjoy!! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-fog/support

1hr 20mins

8 May 2020

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Rick West Interview Mindless Horror Podcast

Mindless Horror Podcast

On this episode, we sit with Creative Director of Midsummer Scream Rick West and talk all thing Midsummer Scream and his love for horror! From the beginning until now!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-nights-of-horror/support

1hr 15mins

10 Mar 2020

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051: Crowdsourcing the Collection of Business Data – A Conversation with Rick West / Co-Founder and CEO at Field Agent

Business Performance Podcast

Disruption and innovation are today’s business models.  No industry sector is immune.  A case in point is Field Agent and how they are changing the way that the world collects business information. Field Agent uses crowdsourcing to gain access to their client's shoppers who then utilize the latest in smart phone technology to deliver near real time access to business information.  Field Agent provides better coverage in less time and in a more cost-effective solution than current providers of research, retail auditing, data collection and mystery shopping services.  In this episode Rick West talks about the importance of collecting high quality data and providing meaningful analytics to their clients.Rick West is the husband of one, father of three, Grandaddy of two, and a friend to many.  He is an experienced CEO and co-founder of multiple start-ups with emphasis in technology, innovation and CPG.  As a leader in the Retail Industry for seventeen years in the United States, Hong Kong and Thailand he has been an Entrepreneur for over sixteen years in the U.S. and currently serves as a speaker and mentor within the business community and research industry.My favorite quotes from Rick West:“We keep honest people honest”“Don’t overthink the instructions”“Recall, at best, is bad”“Let your yes be yes and your no be no.  There is no maybe.  Maybes are terrible.”How to reach and stay connected with Rick West:LinkedIn: Rick WestWeb Site:  Field AgentEmail:  Rick.West@fieldagent.netAbout PPQC:Process and Product Quality Consulting (PPQC) helps global executives tackle complex corporate challenges.To learn more about PPQC, visit www.ppqc.netSupport the show (https://ppqc.net)


15 Jan 2020

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Rick West on Eliminating Shopper Recall [Episode 311]

Tell Me Something Good About Retail

This episode is devoted to eliminating shopper recall in retail. Learn how to tailor your business to the right customers and how FieldAgent.net can help on this episode of Tell Me Something Good About Retail.  ----- Key Links Rick West LinkedIn Profile Field Agent Field Agent: https://www.fieldagent.net/ -----Eliminating Recall   Asking your customers what drives them and putting them on the spot via smartphone will receive more honest answers. Knowing Your Customer  Gaining shopper insights through mystery shops by those who actually frequent your store.  Flexibility for All  All different sized companies can use Field Agent to track how to better the shopping experiences and capitalize on marketing.   More details at:  https://www.retaildoc.com/podcast/311rick-west-on-eliminating-recall Signup for our weekly newsletter here https://www.retaildoc.com/newsletter-signup-old Tell Me Something Good About Retail is a product of The Retail Doctor and is produced by Simpler Media Productions.


13 Dec 2019

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Episode 51 - Ted Doughtery and Rick West

Tales from the Fog

On this episode we sit and chat with Ted Doughtery (Plague Productions) and Rick West (Midsummer Scream) about Midsummer Scream and the up coming Haunt season! I also try and get top secret info from Ted. Will he drop a hint at things to come??? Guess you'll have to listen to find out :)--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-fog/support

1hr 9mins

11 Sep 2019