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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.

Oct 12, 2020

Host: David Adler
Guests: John Knightly, Amanda Segar

In this special sponsored episode of GatherGeeks, BizBash chairman and founder David Adler chats with John Knightly and Amanda Segar, the chief marketing officer and the director of global field marketing and events, respectively, for BlueJeans by Verizon. The group discusses how the video conferencing platform has expanded to accommodate events of all types, offering high-quality, scalable experiences for groups of all sizes. They share how BlueJeans makes the process easy for attendees, presenters, and moderators; ways that live polling, hand raising, and other smart features can increase audience engagement; how the technology can evoke emotion and bring together attendees from around the world; and much more. Finally, the team discusses unique ways event organizers have used the platform, from 20,000-person festivals to trade shows and exhibits to corporate events and marketing activations.