Podcast: The Coolest New Ideas for Event Entertainment Today (Episode 126)

The Idea Hunter's Janice Cardinale discusses how to find memorable event entertainment, and recommends her favorite new acts.

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Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik
Guest: Janice Cardinale

In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth Kormanik, editor in chief of BizBash, hear from Janice Cardinale, founder of Toronto-based company The Idea Hunter. Cardinale shares what she looks for in an event entertainment act and what's exciting her right now. She also discusses how long a performance should last; ways to accommodate smaller budgets; and the coolest new technology, musicians, artists, photo booths, dancers, and more out there today.

Sponsored by Hilton Meetings & Events and Go West.
Running time 51:34.

Show Notes

Roundtable Discussion: how she defines "entertainment"; what younger generations want from entertainment acts; how many performers should be at an event; the rising talent she's most excited about

Further Reading

Coming Soon to GatherGeeks

  • CSM LeadDog’s Dan Mannix, the teams behind Convene and Convers(ate)

This Episode Is Sponsored By...

  • Go West
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  • Hilton Meetings & Events
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