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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.

Aug 19, 2019

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik
Guest: Annette Gregg, Carl Winston

Continuing the GatherGeeks podcast's "back to school"-inspired episodes, BizBash C.E.O. David Adler chats with Carl Winston, the director of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at San Diego State University, and Annette Gregg, regional senior vice president of PRA who teaches a certificate program at the university. The duo shares how the industry has changed, from the ways people break into events to the new skills required to why pop culture has generated new interest. They also discuss the most common knowledge gaps they encounter, the importance of professional curiosity, how to increase diversity in the industry, and more.

Download or subscribe to the show at bizbash.com/gathergeeks. Running time: 46:16.