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5 Useful Podcasts for Meeting Planners

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Bizly

Feb 02, 2017

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Podcasting is hot these days for good reason. The format is lightweight and allows listeners to absorb information and conversations while on the go. Plus, there are podcasts for every imaginable demographic or interest — including meetings and events. And most podcasts are available on a variety of players, including iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Soundcloud and web. Why not use your commute or your workout to stay on top of the hottest topics about meetings?

Here are five of our favorite shows to queue up. Just pop in the headphones, and hit play.

MEETINGS PODCAST
Format and flavor:
 The podcast is hosted by Mike McAllen, co-founder of Grass Shack Events & Media. His interviews are casual but professional conversations, delving into what’s happening in his guests’ areas of expertise. Also available via MeetingsNet.
Cool episode: How to Navigate Business Meeting Conflict
Learn more: Search “podcasts” on grassshackroad.com or meetingsnet.com

MEETINGS PODCAST NEWS
Format and flavor:
 The companion to Meetings Podcast, this is strictly a news show. You can catch up on your trade reading while on a run or commuting home. In a very straightforward manner, the host reads from or summarizes timely articles by industry journalists and veterans.
Cool episode: Why Even the Best Event Planners Quit [and more]
Learn more: grassshackroad.com

GATHER GEEKS
Format and flavor:
 This BizBash podcast is hosted by CEO David Adler and Executive Editor Beth Kormanik and they generally interview industry insiders, always in a friendly but probing style.
Cool episode: How Industry Rockstars Stay on Top
Learn more: bizbash.org/gather

PCMA CONVENE PODCAST
Format and flavor: 
Convene offers a smart integration of text and audio. These short, 10- to 15-minute conversations hosted by Ashley Milne-Tyte often tie to articles on the same topic.
Cool episode: Can Mindfulness Improve Your Meetings?
Learn more: pcmaconvene.org

EVENT TECH PODCAST
Format and flavor:
 John Federico, EventHero’s CEO and co-founder, hosts this show and interviews technology company execs to informally discuss their product, industry challenges, and what’s ahead for meetings and events. Video format is available, too.
Cool episode: TedX Cambridge Organizer Tamsen Webster
Learn more: eventtech.co

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Bizly

Feb 02, 2017

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