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You love events. We love events. Welcome to GatherGeeks, a place where people passionate about the power of live experiences come together. Join hosts David Adler and Beth Kormanik, as they discuss the latest news and trends affecting event marketers, meeting strategists, nonprofit organizers, and everyone in between. This new podcast by BizBash is the destination for information, innovation, and inspiration for anyone involved in planning events and meetings, from conferences, trade shows, and fund-raising galas to product launches, festivals, award shows, weddings, and birthdays.

Nov 12, 2019

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik
Guest: Simon Miller

In this episode of GatherGeeks, BizBash C.E.O. David Adler and editor in chief Beth Kormanik hear from Simon Miller, the president of Brand Activation Services and Simon Elliot Events. Miller discusses what brands and attendees want from activations and events today,...


Nov 4, 2019

In this episode of GatherGeeks, BizBash C.E.O. David Adler and editor in chief Beth Kormanik hear from business marketing speaker David Avrin. He explains the difference between customer service and customer experience, and shares best practices for dealing with unhappy attendees, getting customers to come back every...


Oct 28, 2019

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik
Guest: Lauren Kotkin

In this episode of GatherGeeks, BizBash C.E.O. David Adler and editor in chief Beth Kormanik hear from Lauren Kotkin, director of educational programs for Exponent Philanthropy, a Washington, D.C.-based association for small foundations. She discusses the background...


Oct 21, 2019

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik
Guest: Dan Brice

In this episode of GatherGeeks, BizBash C.E.O. David Adler chats with Dan Brice, the Chicago-based senior vice president of brand experience for United Entertainment Group. Brice discusses Illinois's changing cannabis laws, which will allow recreational usage starting...


Oct 14, 2019

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik
Guests: Sarah Soliman Daudin, Courtney Stanley

In this episode of GatherGeeks, BizBash C.E.O. David Adler chats with Sarah Soliman Daudin and Courtney Stanley, industry veterans and partners who focus on professional development aimed toward women. The pair discusses how their new...