Before the Launch

Before the Launch

Join expert conversations from founders, CEOs, community leaders, creatives, and more about how to start and grow your business with virtual events.We talk to our guests about their experiences while they take us through the steps in creating their virtual events; what worked, what went wrong, what impact their events had on their audience. If you are looking to grow your audience, or make money through events, this is the right podcast for you.... Show More

Episodes

February 18, 2021 29 min

Three things you will learn today:

  • What is possible in regards to creating immersion via technology
  • The future of engagement and interaction in the art world
  • Changing habits will create innovation and greater accessibility for all.
  • Our guest today:

    Anthony has worked in events since 2016, working for Mothership Group, Library London, Unit London and today he is at the Saatchi Gallery heading up their events department. Anthony is passio...

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    Three things you will learn today:

  •  How to leverage clubhouse for your virtual event
  •  The importance of keeping each event fresh 
  •  How to grow your followers from zero
  • Our guest today:

    Bre has 15 years experience in the virtual event industry. When COVID hit, everything changed. 

    Harnessing her secret sauce she’s amassed over 15 years, with 1K+ planned events, at worldwide venues, with audiences surpassing 40,000+, she’s delivere...

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    Three Things You'll Learn Today:

  • Don’t post anything that goes against your core values
  • How to position your brand as service over sales
  • Humanize your content, and have fun with video!
  • Our Guests Today:

    Chris Vaglio is the CEO of Rock It Growth Agency, a consulting and coaching agency that works with owners, founders, independent professionals, and marketers to help them develop their personal brands and make their brands more perso...

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    Three things you will learn today:

  • Launch a new event in under 6 weeks 
  • How to transition an audience that may not be used to (as many) virtual summits or the concept of pre-record/on-demand experiences
  • Creative ways to source speakers

  • Our guest today:

    Bridget Bray founded BBNY Group LLC in 2012. Since then she has launched and delivered numerous events and experiences focused on food, heritage and history.

    With over 20 years of experien...

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    Three things you will learn today:

    1. How to set your event goals & expectations
    2. Managing live Q&A with written Q&A
    3.  How to ensure your event has learning objectives

    Our guest today:

    Mahoganey Jones is an event expert and strategist who produces exceptionally planned & revenue generating events. With over 20 years in the event planning industry, she has gained extensive experience within the corporate, entrepreneur...

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    Three things you will learn today:

  •  How to have the right mindset for public speaking
  •  How to project your voice and control your breathing
  •  How to emotionally engage with an online audience 
  • Our guest today, Karen Laos:

    Karen is an expert speaker and storyteller when it comes to standing out with confidence; gaining rave reviews from Facebook, Google, Netflix, AT&T, UnitedHealthCare, and Bacardi, to name a few. Nearly three decades...

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    Three things you will learn today:

  •  How to start your online coaching business 
  •  How to integrate your coaching business with online events 
  •  Group coaching vs 1-2-1 coaching: pro's and con's. 
  • Our guest today:

    Katie Zaccardi is a music career coach for musicians, music teachers, and music coaches, helping them grow their careers & their bank accounts while ditching overwhelm, self-doubt, and burnout for good. Growing up in ...

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    Three things you will learn today: 

  • How to amplify you marketing efforts by leveraging your existing audience
  • How to build a community feeling around your  online event
  • How to identify mini-influencers in your audience
  • Our guest today:

    On today's episode we have Gaetano Caruana, founder of EarlyParrot. Gaetano’s mission is to help educate entrepreneurs and marketers leverage word of mouth, which is the oldest and most proven marketi...

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    Three things you will learn today: 

  • From in person events to online events quick
  • How to educate speakers for virtual online events
  • The advantages of guided networking
  • Our guests today:

    In this episode, we chat with experts from FutureX and Remo about how to create a successful virtual event. We talk about StartUp Summit, moving to virtual events amidst COVID, and how to set up engaging networking events.

    You can find out more about our g...

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    Three things you will learn today:

  • How to introduce virtual networking
  • How to socialize your community
  • The benefits of small groups for social interactions
  • Our guest today:

    In this episode, we meet with Founder  + CEO of Humby, Niels Madan! We talk about the importance of creating intimate social networking opportunities for your virtual event, how to promote those networking events, and best practices to help attendees make the mos...

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    Three (or five) things you will learn today:

  • How she found her audience, and what channels were most effective to promote her summit. 
  • The impact her summits and events have had on her community, and how she has helped underrepresented women all over the  US progress in their careers.
  • How to engage your speakers and manage them.
  • Why virtual summits work better for her audience than in-person events. 
  • How to use the HeySummit custom regi...
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    Three things you will learn today:

  • Get to know the hosts better 
  • Why this podcast is important to us, and what we want to achieve with it
  • Why we believe in HeySummit and why we work there
  • Our guests today:

    Nev and Jackie.  Jackie is the Social Media Manager at HeySummit, she's a huge comic-con fan and in her spare time she loves going on bike rides and getting ice cream with her kids. She wants to spread the word about all the great...

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