#MYILEA #allthingssocialmedia with Nick Borelli – Borelli Strategies Nick has spent his career developing marketing and sales strategies for event industry companies. He was awarded the ILEA Spirit of Excellence Award for International Volunteer of the Year during the 2015 – 2016 year. He joined us for the evening from Cleveland. The audience interacted with poll questions and followed his presentation on their smartphones. Nick uses www.glisser.com. Why Event Industry Marketing is Different Selfish networking doesn’t work. Your mentality should be, “How can I help? I know a lot of people, maybe I can help you?” Social Media has become – “trying to sell @ read full story >
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Jerry Hayes – Event Professional of Austin If you have seen images from ILEA or other events in the past few years, you have likely seen the work of specialty photographer, Jerry Hayes. Jerry takes pre-event photos showing off the work of event designers, planners, cake makers, décor specialists, rental companies, and so forth. For those who put their hearts into making a room look amazing before an event, Jerry is there to capture it. Jerry studied artistic and journalistic photography in college but ended up in the hotel catering business out of college. “I went from bellman to read full story >
Rezzy Davis Dave and Buster’s Austin 512-721-1406 firstname.lastname@example.org www.daveandbusters.com www.facebook.com/daveandbustersaustin @daveandbustersaustin Current Job Title: Event Sales Manager Current Job Description: Book Corporate and Social Events How long have you been at your current job? 6 months Please list some previous experience you feel has helped you prepare for a career in the events industry? Topgolf and iPic Theaters What’s your favorite thing about the event industry? Making everyone’s event become a reality and that any idea is possible with the right people! Why did you join ILEA? To meet new people in the industry and because Austin is the read full story >
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Starting the Conversation: Special Event Security Planning and Management With over 300,000 events happening in the United States each month, security planning and management has become a hot topic for the thousands of event professionals and meeting planners in the U.S. today. But issues like bomb sweeps, choke points and police barricades aren’t exactly the most comfortable themes to talk about. However unpleasant these issues may be, we have to start the conversation in order to remain prepared and stay ahead-of-the curve. So, let’s get talking. There are three main types of crimes that event planners and meeting professionals need read full story >
Jeff Hudson Spacecraft Entertainment 512-774-4509 email@example.com spacecraftentertainment.com, spacecraftweddings.com, karaokeriot.com, djmightyfly.com FB: https://www.facebook.com/SpacecraftEntertainment/ Instagram: @spacecraft_ent Twitter: @SpacecraftEnt Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SpacecraftEnt Current Job Title: owner/DJ Current Job Description: Manage and operate the gamut: finances, marketing, media, etc. for our team of DJs, lighting, and sound equipment. I also DJ for weddings, corporate events, social events, clubs. How long have you been at your current job? 5 years full time. Please list some previous experience you feel has helped you prepare for a career in the events industry? Bachelor’s degree in classical and jazz music. Managed a jazz combo, performed read full story >