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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.

Jul 22, 2019

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik, Alex Carter
Guest: Matt Vaile

In the latest Canadian edition of GatherGeeks' "Sparking Change" series of episodes, BizBash C.E.O. David Adler and Zkipster's Alex Carter chat with Matt Vaile, offline marketing producer for Shopify. He discusses the e-commerce platform's approach to events, diving into its Shop Class workshops, how event layout can promote inclusivity, rules for lighting and presentations, and how he incorporates attendee feedback. He also shares why he thinks of events as a form of storytelling, speaking to how to create a cohesive story from start to finish, how to make space for attendees to tell their own stories, and why a memorable event can turn your guests into ambassadors for your brand.

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