Oct 8, 2018
Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik
Guests: Stuart Holiday, Jane Sloat Ritchie
In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth Kormanik, editor in chief of BizBash, hear from Ambassador Stuart Holiday, president and C.E.O. of the Meridian International Center; and Jane Sloat Ritche, founder of the Meridian House Ball. The group discusses the upcoming Meridian Ball, which celebrates its 50th anniversary on October 12, and how the black-tie fund-raiser has evolved over the decades. They share how the gala has withstood the test of time, why protocol is so crucial for Washington-based events, what aspect of the event is the most challenging to plan, and what event planners can learn from the gala’s longevity.
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Running time 60:11