Event Tech Podcast
Data Privacy: ‘Mind Your Own Business’ Act Is Making Waves

Data Privacy: ‘Mind Your Own Business’ Act Is Making Waves

November 11, 2019

Data privacy is a topic we’ve covered several times on the show. Because now more than ever, people everywhere are concerned about the safety of their personal information. Over the past few years, several tech companies found themselves under fire due to this issue. And governments and companies all around the world have begun to implement several measures to ensure that data privacy finally becomes a reality.

So today, we’re talking about the “Mind Your Own Business” Act. Whether you’ve heard it about or not, this is definitely an episode you want to pay close attention to. And especially if data privacy is something that you worry about! So, without further ado, our amazing hosts Will Curran and Brandt Krueger are ready to walk you through it. Press play, it’s time to get techy!

It’s Finally Here - The Event Tech Podcast Samsung Fold Review!

It’s Finally Here - The Event Tech Podcast Samsung Fold Review!

November 4, 2019

We've been teasing you mercilessly, but it's finally time for the Samsung Fold review! If you've been following the show, you know we've been going over hardware quite a bit. And both on our showdown and ditch the binder episodes, Will dropped the new on us. He was about to be - and later did become - the proud owner of a Samsung Fold! All tech aficionados out there know that foldable devices have been advertised as the next big thing for a while now. But when all it's said and done, how do they work?

Well, if you've asked yourself that before, you've come to the right place. It's been a month now, and Will Curran is ready to give you the breakdown on this Samsung Fold review. And alongside him is the always curious Brandt Krueger, who is just as curious as all of us to know what this device is all about. So, are you ready to get the scoop? Press play, it's time for Event Tech Podcast!

Mobile-Only Tickets: A New Direction For The Events Industry?

Mobile-Only Tickets: A New Direction For The Events Industry?

October 28, 2019

'Tis the time for mobile-only tickets to make their way into the events industry! And if you thought this was decades away from happening, you thought wrong. So this week, we're doing something a little different. The Event Tech Podcast is going to start bringing you interesting news out there and our hosts will be discussing the ins and outs, the pros and cons, live. And the first topic originated from an article published on The Verge about mobile-only tickets. Curious? It's exactly what it sounds like. Moving away from the good old paper form tickets, all the way to technology only.

But what does this mean for events? What are the good things? And what isn't quite as great? Will this be the norm from now on? All of this and a little bit more coming your way on today's episode of Event Tech Podcast. Hosted by the always chipper and amazing Will Curran and Brandt Krueger, this is something you don't want to miss. Press play, we're getting techy!

Tablets And Events: Why It’s Time For You To Ditch The Binder!

Tablets And Events: Why It’s Time For You To Ditch The Binder!

October 21, 2019

Prepare to have your mind blown by this week's discussion of tablets and events! Just recently, we launched an episode about hardware in the world of events. But because the Event Tech Podcast strives to make your life as an event planner easier, we're back at it! And this time around, we're getting down and dirty with the topic of tablets and events. Whether you own one or not, you'll still want to give this episode a go.Our lovely hosts Brandt Krueger and Will Curran have quite a few things to say about this. And if you've been following the podcast for a while, you know what these two know about event tech is no joke. So, let's hear the gospel about tablets, shall we? Press play, it's time for another awesome edition of the Event Tech Podcast!

AV Team Management: The Ins & Outs Of Navigating The Audiovisual Jungle

AV Team Management: The Ins & Outs Of Navigating The Audiovisual Jungle

October 14, 2019

Who’s ready for a master class on AV team management? Because that’s exactly what we’re talking about on today’s episode of Event Tech Podcast! If you’ve been following endless for a while, then you already know we’re all about AV. And that’s a topic we’ve been covering on the podcast for a while now. But today, we want to focus specifically on all the details surrounding AV team management. Because let’s face it, anyone who works in the field knows how tricky things can get. Joining our always jolly hosts Brandt Krueger and Will Curran is Andrew Latimer. You might remember Andrew from our episode on how to save money on AV quotes. Well, this time around, our Design Engineers extraordinaire won’t be breaking down an AV quote. Instead, he’s here to get into the nitty-gritty of AV team management. Press play, it’s time to get technical!

The Latest And Greatest Of Cybersecurity In Events: Black Hat and DEF CON 2019

The Latest And Greatest Of Cybersecurity In Events: Black Hat and DEF CON 2019

October 7, 2019

Considering how much we love talking about cybersecurity in events, you’d think we’re all hackers. And our lovely hosts may sometimes wish life was a Mr. Robot episode. But fortunately for our industry, they prefer lending their skills to events which is why the Event Tech Podcast brings you all the best news from the world of technology! And today’s episode is a must, even for those of us who aren’t necessarily into the universe of hacking.

Safety and security are topics we’ve tackled many times. But they’re also extremely hot, especially in the digital age. Black Hat and DEF CON are two of the biggest hacking conferences in the world. So of course, there was quite a bit to learn where cybersecurity is concerned. Will Curran and Brandt Krueger wanted to make sure you didn’t miss a single detail, whether or not you had the chance to attend. Get your black hoodie and unsuspicious sunglasses of choice, because it’s time for the latest news on cybersecurity in events!

Resources:

What Security Pros Need to Know About Black Hat and DEF CON

How Not Having Data Backups Will Ruin Your Event

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The Battle of Event Hardware, Which Tech Will Rise to the Top?

The Battle of Event Hardware, Which Tech Will Rise to the Top?

September 30, 2019

It's time for an old-fashioned showdown - and one about event hardware, at that! The Event Tech Podcast has been around for over thirty episodes. And over the course of those awesome episodes, we've talked about a lot of exciting topics. Of course, many of them focused on our fantastic hosts' preferences. Everything from favorite apps, to Google extensions, and general software. All in all, the absolute best tools in event technology. So this time around, Will Curran and Brandt Krueger are ready to tackle event hardware. As event professionals and all-around tech aficionados, they've spent quite a few hours of their lives mulling over this. And the day is finally here, where they are ready to share all of this wisdom with you. Are you ready to get super nerdy? Press play, it's time for the event hardware showdown of the century! For the full audio transcription and shownotes click here

Good Event Tech Gone Bad

Good Event Tech Gone Bad

September 24, 2019

Our favorite nerdy and tech-savvy hosts Will Curran and Brandt Krueger will guide you through this rocky road. Because you know those moments when everything sounds great in theory? But then you try it and everything is just wrong? And you wish you knew how you could have avoided it? We’ve all been there.  That’s why this week’s episode is nothing short of a god-send. So, are you ready to talk about good event tech gone bad event tech? Press play, it’s go time! To see the full audio transcription and resources be sure to head over to our blog

Event Tech at IMEX America 2019

Event Tech at IMEX America 2019

September 15, 2019

One of the best parts of IMEX America 2019 was the introduction of exciting new opportunities in the world of event tech. And where event tech is concerned, you know our extraordinary hosts Will Curran and Brandt Krueger simply must make an appearance. So that's exactly why this week's episode is all about the amazing new technology coming from IMEX America 2019. You might want to grab some popcorn because this one is going to be particularly interesting. Press play and don't miss a beat, it's time to talk event tech! Click here for the full audio transcription and resources. 

The Power of Multi-Hub Meetings: Maarten Vanneste

The Power of Multi-Hub Meetings: Maarten Vanneste

September 9, 2019

Care to join us for some stimulating conversation about multi-hub meetings? Well, then you are in luck! Because this week’s episode of Event Tech Podcast is all about this up and coming, exciting topic. Everyone who works in the event industry knows the power of meetings. And who says we have to stop at single-hub meetings? If you think that should be the case then this episode is about to change your mind.

Joining our phenomenal and always entertaining hosts is a very special guest. Will Curran and Brandt Krueger welcome Maarten Vanneste. An entrepreneur since he was only 18 years old, Maarten has over 35 years of experience in meeting design. He’s an author, a speaker, a trainer. And since 2012, he has organized the FRESH Conference in Europe. Ready to hear all about the ground-breaking magic of multi-hub meetings? Don’t miss a beat, it’s Event Tech Podcast time!