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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.

May 20, 2019

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik
Guest: Jason Dallas, Amy Popper, David Shepheard

In this episode of GatherGeeks, BizBash editor in chief Beth Kormanik sits down with the team behind the Marriott Convention and Resort Network's inaugural 48-Hour Film Challenge, which took place at the Douglas Hotel in Vancouver in March. Marriott CRN senior marketing manager Amy Popper, executive producer of the Film Challenge Jason Dallas, and Vancouver Film commissioner David Shepheard discuss the logistics of the challenge, which saw four teams of filmmakers creating short, themed films at the hotel in just two days. They share how the idea came out, how it was used to promote the hotel's meeting capabilities, how this can be a model for future events, and more.

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