Category: Episodes

087: Megan Powers, EventCollab #IMEX16

Get your head out your spreadsheets and your binders, and learn something new. John Federico (@gadgetboy) talks with Megan Powers (@meganpowers) of EventCollab about managing your events using collaborative software for every person on your team.

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085: Alex Plaxen, Founder, LittleBird Told Media #IMEX16

There are so many other reasons to use social media at your event – besides marketing. John Federico (@gadgetboy) talks with Alex Plaxen (@APlaxen) about the opportunities for increased engagement, happier attendees, more efficient operations and yes, better marketing – and more.

In addition to Twitter, you can find Alex and LittleBird Told Media at http://www.conferenceengagement.com/.

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082: Honor the Idea: Inside the mind of Conference Organizer and Speaking Coach, Tamsen Webster

John Federico (@gadgetboy) talks with Executive Producer of TEDx Cambridge, speaking and presentation strategist, Tamsen Webster (@tamadear).

In this discussion, Tamsen provides insights for both speakers and organizers on preparation, scheduling, avoiding common mistakes and of course, the use of presentation and audience interaction technologies – and more.

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081: James Wyler, Skookum

In this event tech case study: John Federico (@gadgetboy) talks with James Wyler (@james_wyler) of Skookum about the benefits (and challenges) of using Bluetooth Beacons for Mobile Wayfinding at High Point Market – the world’s largest home furnishings show.

Thank James for joining me for this episode via twitter or email.

080: Sean Holladay, Co-founder, Crowd Mics

John Federico (@gadgetboy) talks with Sean Holladay (@seanholladay) of Crowd Mics about audience interaction, how to ensure that you’re getting the right WiFi and internet connectivity for your event and the value of serving others – and more.

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079: Chris Ostoich, Co-founder, Lisnr

John Federico (@gadgetboy) talks with Chris Ostoich (@chrisostoich) from Lisnr about how ultrasonic audio can add new and powerful capabilities to your events like Proximity Location Awareness, Access & Security, Digital Signage, Analytics, Payments & Transactions – and more.

You can reach Chris via Twitter or email at chris@lisnr.com.

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