Looking for event marketing podcasts that you can listen to for ideas, strategy, and trends? Look no further. In this post we're going to share 9 event marketing podcasts every event professional should subscribe to or at the very least listen to.
Here are a few of the most popular event planning and event marketing podcasts right now:
Gather Geeks Podcast by Bizbash
EventIcons & Event Brew by Endless Events
The Event Tech Podcast
Event Industry News Podcast
EventLab Podcast by HireSpace
The GuestList Podcast
The Events Podcast
The Exposure Podcast by The Expo Group
The Meetings Today Podcast
How did we come up with the list?
Well, we were first inspired to make a list when fellow event marketers started asking for recommendations in Facebook groups for event profs. The answers were sparse, so we decided to curate a list of the best event marketing podcasts for event profs. After listening to at least one episode from each podcast over the last couple of weeks and reading all of the reviews on iTunes and Stitcher, here's the final list we came up with.
1 GatherGeeks Podcast by Bizbash
Why You Should Listen? Hosts David Adler's and Beth Kormanik's excitement about events' effects electrifies. A quick, witty, and deep podcast with golden nuggets of information and ideas. The podcast is best suited for anyone involved in planning events and meetings, from conferences, trade shows, and fund-raising galas to product launches, festivals & awards.
David has a kind of hypnotic voice and you can't stop listening to him and his guests. I highly recommend this one on anyone's playlist. (Psst, Overcast is a great free, but powerful podcast player for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch).
2 #EventIcons & Event Brew by Endless Events
Why You Should Listen? Hosts Will Curran, Brandt Krueger, Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey, and Alex Plaxen sit down with event industry influencers to discuss topics related to event management, event planning, and event technology. The questions and answers provide insightful and actionable tips for newbie planners and seasoned event professionals alike. You can also join his Facebook group where you'll get access to the live episodes with video.
Bonus: Endless Events also recently launched the Event Brew. Event Brew is hosted by Will Curran, Nick Borelli, Dustin Westling, and Thuy Diep and will provide a well-rounded view into what event professionals think about current news in the events world. Check out Event Brew here.
Host(s): Will Curran, Brandt Krueger, Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey & Alex Plaxen
3 The Event Tech Podcast
Why You Should Listen? Will Curran is kind of a big deal in our industry. He is the gift that keeps on giving. Seriously, man! Together with Brandt Krueger of Event Technology Consulting, he re-launched the Event Tech Podcast in February 2019 and regularly features high-caliber guests such as Scott Owens, Director of Event Technology at Salesforce. You can't go without event tech these days, so having a dedicated channel to discuss anything and everything event tech-related makes total sense.
Fact: You'll definitely get your weekly fix of inspiration and geekiness.
4 The Event Industry News Podcast
Why You Should Listen?
If you don't know Event Industry News, you're seriously missing out on something. The well-established online magazine for the events industry hosts weekly podcasts with event professionals from all walks of life to discuss our industry and share different angles on hot topics such as event technology & event planning.
Host: James Dickson
5 The EventLAB Podcast by Hire Space
Why You Should Listen? The EventLAB Podcast is a window into the events conversation featuring news, commentary, and interviews with brands, venues, and event suppliers. Guests have included senior figures from Twitter, Mash Media, and Audley Travel. Each episode provides new inspiration, tips, or actionable takeaways for those in the events world.
6 Event Planners Club Podcast
Why You Should Listen? The Event Planners Club Podcast brings together event planning experts and vendors to share with you their best practices.
Recommended Episode: Interview with Jeff Goldstein
Listen on iTunes
7 The Events Podcast
Why You Should Listen? The Events Podcast provides tips, tricks and tactics to run profitable and stress-free meetups, conferences, and events of all kinds.
Recommended Episode: Influencer Marketing & Social Media Marketing
8 The Exposure Podcast by The Expo Group
Why You Should Listen? If you're living in the exhibition world, this short and sweet podcast is for you. Never exceeding more than 30 minutes and releasing only one episode per month, this podcast is geared towards the busy exhibition organizer.
Host(s): @Dana Freker & Todd Carruth
9 The Meetings Today Podcast
Why You Should Listen? The meetings industry is all about people and places. Now, you can also listen to interviews, the latest news, and profiles on top meeting planners and destinations.
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