C3 Podcast – Conferences, Conventions, and Continuing Education

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EPISODES

Embracing the Virtual Event. Lessons from Phoebe Ministries: 1/2

About the episode: Phoebe Ministries has served the older adult population for over 117 years and provides professional development for their care workers and residents through annual events. Because of the pandemic, they worked with Conference Tracker to take their event online in early 2021. In this two-part interview with Stacey Prohaska, Executive Director for the Office of Phoebe Ministries’ Philanthropy Services, we discuss the planning and execution of their successful virtual conference.

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Procuring and Promoting Sponsors for a Virtual Event. Lessons from the TNCHAP Event: 3 of 3

About the episode: After the Tennessee Community HIV-AIDS Partnership (TNCHAP) worked with Conference Tracker to recreate their annual event online, they reached out to local partners seeking sponsors and securing exhibitors. In part 3 of a short series of podcast episodes, TNCHAP event organizers, Tina Plank, Southeast TNCHAP Prevention Chair, and Nikita Edwards, Regional HIV Manager for United Way of Greater Nashville, talk through the steps they took to market and win sponsors as well as how they promoted and showcased their partners during the virtual event.

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How Conference Tracker Helped Us with Our Virtual Event. Lessons from the TNCHAP Event: 2 of 3

About the episode: Looking to make sure their online event was professional and engaging, while still showcasing partners and sponsors, committee members for the Tennessee Community HIV-AIDS Partnership (TNCHAP) turned to Conference Tracker. Event organizers, Tina Plank, Southeast TNCHAP Prevention Chair, and Nikita Edwards, Regional HIV Manager for United Way of Greater Nashville, express their gratitude for a smooth transition and share some of the lessons learned while planning their first virtual event in part 2 of 3 in a short series of podcast episodes.

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How Going Virtual Doubled Our Event's Attendance. Lessons from the TNCHAP Event: 1 of 3

When committee members for the Tennessee Community HIV-AIDS Partnership (TNCHAP) converted their annual World Aids Day Celebration from an in-person event to an online event, they experienced some delightfully surprising results. Event organizers, Tina Plank, Southeast TNCHAP Prevention Chair, and Nikita Edwards, Regional HIV Manager for United Way of Greater Nashville, sat down with us to share some of the lessons learned while planning their first virtual event in part 1 of 3 in a short series of podcast episodes.

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Achieving Record Sales During COVID-19 with Liz Caruso

The need to accommodate event planners and organizers as they transition to virtual or hybrid events has sparked great innovation in event technology. Event software companies, like Engineerica, are making leaps forward to support streaming or recorded events in a way that still meets the goals and strategies of the event. This time we had a chance to interview Liz Caruso, CEO of Liz King Events, also named one of The 100 Most Influential People in the Event Industry by Eventex, where we discussed these advancements, her amazing achievements despite the challenges presented by COVID-19, and we also discuss exciting upcoming events.

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Engaging Content for Virtual Events with Courtney Stanley

About the Episode: We explore ways to engage your virtual audience with the help of technology and we interview Courtney Stanley, Entrepreneur, Podcaster, Public Speaker, and Co-organizer of Meetings Mean Community about the various approaches for creating meaningful and valuable content for your virtual conference.

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CE Tracking and Planning for Virtual Events with Christine Mack

About the Episode: We interview Christine Mack, Association Planner and Co-organizer of Meetings Mean Community. We talk about the various streaming options and CE/CEU attendance tracking for a virtual event, we discuss the impact of the pandemic on the events industry, and we look forward to innovative and exciting happenings in the industry.

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Transitioning to Virtual Events with Laura Moore

About the Episode: We interview Laura Moore, Association Meeting Planner with Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, regarding her first fully virtual event, The First Coast Neonatal Symposium. We talk about the quick transition to a virtual event due to the pandemic, the Conference Tracker technology utilized, and the considerations leading up to continuing with the conference.

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