PODCASTS

WE CREATE JOY

Giving Back Through Project JOY

With the season of giving right around the corner, we’re discussing our community relations program, Project JOY. Our guests are our Founder and Owner, Dan Nilsen, who created our program, and our Business Manager, Megan Barton, who has relaunched the program. Topics include:

  • Why Dan started our community relations program
  • Why we rebranded the program as Project JOY
  • How Project JOY works
  • Favorite memories from giving back

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Events Industry Outlook and Innovations with Michael Dominguez

During this interview, Rob Adams speaks with Michael Dominguez, President & CEO at ALHI and event industry expert. Discussing the industry’s outlook, innovations, and much more, the pair have an in-depth conversation covering various topics affecting our industry today. Topics include:

  • Current economic conditions and their effect on the event industry
  • Increase in mergers and acquisitions
  • Innovation in meetings and events
  • Outlook on virtual and hybrid events

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Why You Should Plan an Incentive Program

Talking with Justin Myers, Head of Commercial and Hospitality Client Group, we discuss everything incentive travel. From the trends being seen for incentive trips to the value of planning these kinds of events, we cover all the reasons why you should be planning an incentive program. Topics include:

  • Benefits of incentive programs during the Great Resignation
  • Current trends and important elements of a successful incentive trip
  • Top destinations for incentive trips
  • How incentive programs offer real ROI

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Dan Nilsen on Pride Month: Celebrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

For this Pride Month episode of The Events Experience, we spoke with our Founder and Owner, Dan Nilsen, about the importance of Pride Month for our agency and how we ensure everyone feels welcomed and included. Topics include:

  • Why inclusion is one of our core values
  • How Dan founded the Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce
  • Dan’s personal story regarding pride
  • How other organizations can support the LGBTQ+ community

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Planning Successful Franchise Meetings and Events

Joining this episode is our sales director, Rameka Jennings, who has over ten years of experience working in franchise meetings and events. We discuss our franchise and retail vertical, along with how our agency goes about planning programs for this type of event. Topics include:

  • What makes franchise meetings unique
  • How to incorporate engaging elements in these events
  • Most important elements to consider for franchise conferences

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President and Owner’s Sabbatical Experience

At Bishop-McCann, we have the amazing benefit of a month-long sabbatical every five years for our associates. In this episode, listen to our President and Owner, Rob Adams’, experience during his sabbatical. Topics include:

  • Explanation of our sabbatical program
  • Adam’s goals for his sabbatical and the journey to achieve those goals
  • Key lessons learned during his sabbatical

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