In today’s episode, I am joined by John Pistotti who has managed complex events logistics at hotels, universities, convention centers, and outdoor venues. His humble beginnings in the field of hospitality started when he joined the banquets team at the Playboy Mansion. This has led him to many experiences as a technical director which serve as his learning curve to attain the success that he has. John has been passionate about helping with powerful experiences and events.
As we dive deeper into our conversation, John shares how small growth can lead you to success and we also discussed the importance of knowing what your audience truly needs when creating successful experiences and events. In this episode, John also breaks down the full value proposition of digital, virtual, and hybrid events. He gave a lot of insight in this episode which will surely make you realize how to appreciate each step along your career and experience creation journey.
Tune in to this jam-packed episode and hear exactly how “small steps” can lead to “big milestones”.
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Today, I am joined by Liz Lathan who is the Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Haute Companies which is comprised of strategic marketers, problem solvers, brand stewards, innovators and many more. Liz oversees marketing for all of Haute brands. Liz joined me today to talk about what “Haute” is all about and what it means to be a “Hautie”. In this conversation, listeners will get a glimpse of how they tackle creating experience strategy for campaigns, conferences and other activations. Liz also talked about their groundbreaking research on “Return on Emotion” and the 5 key emotions that you need to evoke for your clients in order to drive revenue. Tune in this insightful episode and learn from Liz as you build your event strategy. Follow Liz on LinkedIn and Twitter You can also find Liz at http://eventphilosopher.blogspot.com/ You can listen to Liz's song selection on the show's Spotify playlist. Join the Experience Junkies Discord to talk directly to Deanna, show guests and other listeners! Watch the visual episode on YouTube to see photos from Liz! Follow the show on Instagram Follow Deanna on Instagram Intro music by John Yasutis ...
Listen in to my chat with Anne Nevel to talk about a fun event she created for female entrepreneurs and leaders with a child-like spin! Anne is currently the Vice President, Industry Education for the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA). Prior to joining HDA, she was responsible for the oversight of the education and certification programs for various associations. A graduate of Florida State University, she is passionate about learning and connecting people for the purpose of sharing and growth, which drives her personal pursuits. These pursuits include volunteering with multiple non-profits and creating a safe space for entrepreneurial women to connect, learn, share, and grow – The Sleepover. Check out more information on The Sleepover. You can also find Anne on Instagram and LinkedIn. You can listen to Anne's song selection on the show's Spotify playlist. Watch the visual episode on YouTube to see photos from the sleepover! Follow the show on Instagram Follow Deanna on Instagram Intro music by John Yasutis ...
Experience Junkies Oasis is a safe space for us to process our experiences and the emotions they elicit. After each full podcast episode, we'll stop by the Oasis to debrief what we've learned. The theme of Season 1 Episode 2 was - MAGIC. Take 90 seconds to affirm MAGIC in your life with me! Watch episode one on YouTube to see photos and video from the experience. Follow the show on Instagram Follow Deanna on Instagram Show Website Music by John Yasutis ...