5 Podcasts Event Organizers Should be Listening To

By Susan Finch, April 5, 2019

If you’re looking for inspiration from fellow event professionals to amplify your next event, or just need some edu-entertainment for your day, there are plenty of industry podcasts to fill your knowledge base. Here are five podcasts for meeting and event planners to get started.

GatherGeeks from BizBash

GatherGeeks interviews industry professionals at the top of their field, but takes their in-depth conversations a step further. Listeners can gather actionable information from the experts that they can implement to propel their own events forward. “Industry podcasts, like GatherGeeks from BizBash, are the secret way to listen in on unrehearsed conversations with the best pros in the business,” says David Adler, C.E.O. and Founder, BizBash. “You’re able to take the insider tips, ideas and inspiration that you hear and implement immediately. It’s like getting the best event consultants in the world for free.”

Meeting Minds

A 16-year veteran in the events industry, Charles Eide, hosts the weekly Meeting Minds podcast featuring industry leaders who dive deep into their area of expertise. “It’s like adding sprinkles and chocolate sauce to your event knowledge,” says Eide, who focuses on creating a podcast that’s as equal parts entertaining and informative. The hope is to add to listeners’ knowledge base and expand their knowledge. Eide is the CEO of the international Creative Agency, EideCom, and CEO and creator of the fastest growing wedding media company called Forever Bride who shares knowledge of entrepreneurship, as well as the events and meeting industry.

Joel Koester grows above and beyond the call of duty—including growing beards—to bring events to Chicago’s Southland.

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Jennifer Todd, co-founder and executive vice president of strategic partnerships of The Basketball Tournament, explains her unlikely path to TBT.

David Siegel, president and CEO of the Los Angeles Sports Council and Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games, talks life after the Dodgers.

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