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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.

Apr 27, 2020

Hosts: Claire Hoffman, Ashton Pike
Guests: Tom Kehoe, Megan Williams, Lanie Hartman, Jack Scafide

In this virtual discussion that marks the fifth part to a new BizBash digital series, dubbed "Conversations from the Inside"—which gives industry leaders in local markets a voice amid the COVID-19 outbreak—BizBash editors Claire Hoffman and Ashton Pike take to the Chicago market, chatting with local event professionals Tom Kehoe of Kehoe Designs, The Geraghty, BlackOak Technical Productions, and Floral Exhibits; Megan Williams of Field Museum; Lanie Hartman of BBJ Linen; and Jack Scafide of CORT Events. The panel discusses how they're using their resources to provide PPE and help healthcare workers, the importance of breaking down barriers with competitors, virtual events, what they're doing to stay optimistic and inspired, and more.