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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.

May 1, 2018

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik

Guest: Sarah Shewey


In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth Kormanik, editor in chief of BizBash, hear from Sarah Shewey, the founder and C.E.O. of Happily—a nationwide network of freelance event producers who specialize in day-of operations. Shewey dives into her perspective on the future of the industry, including how technology such as AI gives people the time to become more creative. She also discusses the biggest mistakes she sees on event day, the quiz she gives every event producer, why proper execution is so crucial, and how brands and hosts can generate positive feelings in guests. Finally, Shewey takes us behind the scenes of her upcoming EXP conference for event organizers.


Download or subscribe to the show at bizbash.com/gathergeeks.
Running time 36:27.