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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.

Mar 13, 2017

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik

Guest: Ruud Janssen

In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, sits down with Ruud Janssen, the cofounder of the EventCanvas.org Foundation, to discuss how event design can change attendee behavior. Janssen’s new events platform uses empathy-mapping—a practice he defines as thinking like an event’s stakeholders—to lead design and help accomplish an event’s goals. Janssen also speaks about the power of events to address large pressing issues, discusses why some ideas work and others don’t, and presents a scientific methodology that can help solve event-design problems, impact R.O.I., and influence cultures.

Download or subscribe to the show at http://bizbash.com/gathergeeks.

Running time 39:04.