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Welcome to GatherGeeks, the event industry podcast, where people passionate about the power of live experiences and events come together. Join host David Adler as he discusses the latest news and trends affecting event marketers, meeting strategists, nonprofit organizers, and everyone in between. This 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.

Feb 11, 2020

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik
Guests: Brent Taylor and Arlene Schilke, Timewise Event Management and Go West

In this episode of GatherGeeks, BizBash chairman and founder David Adler and editor in chief Beth Kormanik hear from Brent Taylor and Arlene Schilke, presidents of Timewise Event Management and executive producers of Go West. The pair takes us behind the scenes at the annual Go West event-industry conference in Edmonton, Canada, sharing what they've learned over the last three years, strategic choices made for breakout rooms and stage design, and why they don't use an emcee. The group also chats about elevated conference catering, why Western Canada is appealing to event planners, how industry events have changed for the better, and more.

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