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The Emamo Show: Event Planner Conversations

Learn from the world's best event planners. Bringing people together can change the world, but it's damn hard! Join us as event planners share their stories and strategies for successful events.

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Event Founder Dylan Schiemann of HalfStack - Bring Authenticity To Your Events

Dylan Schiemann, Founder and event organizer of HalfStack Conferences, talks with us about the importance of authenticity at their events. Dylan shares how HalfStack's thoughtful touches affect every aspect of their event from hand-lettered badges to booking local speakers for their event. We learn about how saying yes, and staying authentic has helped them grow the HalfStack Conference to 7 cities around the world while staying true to HalfStack's vision and community. Learn more about HalfStack Conference:Website: https://halfstackconf.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/halfstackconf/Facebook: https://facebook.com/halfstackconf/Follow Emamo:Twitter: https://twitter.com/emamoInstagram: https://instagram.com/hello_emamo/Facebook: https://facebook.com/emamoapp/Intro & Outro music: "Funk Game Loop" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

41mins

20 Jan 2020

Rank #1

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Event Planner Xander Castro of MicroConf - How to Build Your Community

Xander Castro, Event Planner at MicroConf, knows how to leverage limited resources to make a big impact. As the lead event producer, he takes his in depth knowledge of their audience, to streamline the MicroConf attendee experience. We talk about how to keep the quality of the attendee experience high, how their team knew when it was the right time to grow the conference, and dig into the details of their communication strategy. Learn more about MicroConf:Website: https://microconf.com/Twitter: http://twitter.com/microconfFacebook: https://facebook.com/microconfFollow Emamo:Twitter: https://twitter.com/emamoInstagram: https://instagram.com/hello_emamo/Facebook: https://facebook.com/emamoapp/Intro & Outro music:"Funk Game Loop" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

37mins

16 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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Community Manager Andrea O'Meara of Crosscut - Make Your Event Better, Don't Just Make It Happen

Andrea O'Meara, Community Engagement Manager at KCTS 9 & Crosscut go over the importance of team debriefs, how getting that first keynote can be a stepping stone for both programming and marketing, and what to do when you get your event to the point where you have room to improve and not just survive.Learn more about Crosscut & the Crosscut Festival:Festival: https://festival.crosscut.com/Website: https://crosscut.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/crosscutFacebook: https://facebook.com/crosscutInstagram: https://instagram.com/crosscut/ Follow Emamo on:Twitter: https://twitter.com/emamoInstagram: https://instagram.com/hello_emamo/Facebook: https://facebook.com/emamoapp/Intro & Outro music:"Funk Game Loop" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

34mins

2 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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Global Events Manager Mélanie Pereira of DevBreak - Get Speakers and Attendees Excited With a Clear Vision

Mélanie Pereira, Global Events Manager and DevBreak Producer at Talent.io, talks with us about the process of launching a brand new event series and how those lessons informed their second year. Mélanie shares how her clear vision for DevBreak helped book incredible speakers, a dream location, and grow a new community.Learn more about DevBreak:Website: https://devbreak.io/Twitter: https://twitter.com/DevBreak20Facebook: https://facebook.com/devbreak20Follow Emamo:Twitter: https://twitter.com/emamoInstagram: https://instagram.com/hello_emamo/Facebook: https://facebook.com/emamoapp/Intro & Outro music: "Funk Game Loop" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com/)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

35mins

27 Jan 2020

Rank #4

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Online Conference Organizers Chris Schmitt & Ari Stiles - Virtual Conferences and Their Hidden Benefit: Inclusion

This week we chat with Christopher Schmitt and Ari Stiles, the duo who has run dozens of web-based conferences. They’ve been in the event industry for over a decade, from advising and working with South by Southwest to starting their own conferences to working with Knowbility and Smashing Mag today. We dive deep into how they created a successful virtual conference series and the simple changes you can do to make your event more accessible and diversity-friendly. Learn more about Christopher Schmitt & Ari Stiles: Website: http://environmentsforhumans.comChris Schmitt: https://twitter.com/teleject works at https://knowbility.orgAri Stiles: https://twitter.com/ari4nne consults https://www.linkedin.com/in/ari4nne and works at https://www.smashingmagazine.com/eventsFollow Emamo: Twitter: https://twitter.com/emamo Instagram: https://instagram.com/hello_emamoFacebook: https://facebook.com/emamoappIntro & Outro music: "Funk Game Loop" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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12 Mar 2020

Rank #5