How Great Events Happen

How Great Events Happen

Latest Episode

The Invisible Workload

The invisible workload of event planner including budgeting and how to have successful work/life balance.

Episode 10

Are you trendy? Part 2

Senior VP of Sales, Brian Ludwig, joins us to discuss 2019 event trends, his thoughts on the future of events and how to stay ahead of the curve. This will be the first in a two-part series.

Episode 9

Are you trendy? Part 1

Senior VP of Sales, Brian Ludwig, joins us to discuss 2019 event trends, his thoughts on the future of events and how to stay ahead of the curve. This will be the first in a two-part series.

Episode 8

How do they do it? Cvent on Cvent CONNECT

From sourcing to planning, marketing to onsite execution and data collection, see how the Cvent team uses its own technology to host the annual Cvent CONNECT conference.

Episode 7

Woke Women: Finding Success in the Business of Meetings

Women face a variety of challenges—and opportunities—as they navigate the waters of the meeting and event industry. Courtney Stanley and Sarah Soiman Daudin join us to discuss the obstacles women face and how to overcome them.

Episode 6

Actionable Steps: Help End Human Trafficking

Tony Wagner from CWT Meetings & Events discusses Human Trafficking and identifies our role as industry professionals in helping to put an end to this human right's violation.

Episode 5

Check Your Bias: Diversity and Inclusion in Events

Michael Newton discusses why diversity and inclusion is good for business and how to ensure that your meetings and events program fits the bill.

Episode 4

How Does Your Event Program Stack Up?

Is your organization’s events program at expert level or does it need a little work? Cvent’s Mike Dietrich joins us to show you how to measure your events program and tips reach the next level(s).

Episode 3

Happy and Healthy: Keep Attendees (and You!) Safe and Productive Part 2

Jonathan Spero continues the discussion on how meeting planners can more effectively mitigate company risk and also optimize the health and safety of meeting attendees.

Episode 2

Happy and Healthy: Keep Attendees (and You!) Safe and Productive Part 1

Jonathan Spero discusses how meeting planners can be proficient at mitigating company risk while also optimizing the health and safety of meeting attendees.

Episode 1

Let’s Get Personal: Data Privacy Laws

Cvent’s General Counsel Larry Samuelson is here to discuss the shifting global data privacy regulations and theprofound impact they have on meetings and events.

Episode 0

Introduction: How Great Events Happen

So, what's this new podcast about? Boring is not an option, so we picked the most interesting thought leaders in the industry to keep it engaging. And our hosts Brooke Gracey and Cody Liske like to have fun.

Episode 1

The Invisible Workload

The invisible workload of event planner including budgeting and how to have successful work/life balance.

Episode 0

How Great Events Happen Season 2 Intro

Brooke Gracey and Cody Liskh return for Season 2 of the How Great Events Happen podcast. Brooke and Cody will sit down with meetings and events industry leaders to explore beyond trends including best practices, the future of events and more!