Podcast: So You Want to Livestream Your Event (Episode 138)

Scott Mirkin of ESM Productions on his partnership with Jay-Z's Roc Nation, the challenges of live streaming major concerts and festivals, producing parades and political events, and more.

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Photo: Dave Moser

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik
Guest: Scott Mirkin

In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth Kormanik, editor in chief of BizBash, hear from Scott Mirkin, the executive producer of Philadelphia-based ESM Productions who has produced events for the likes of Barack Obama, Pope Francis, and Jay-Z and Beyoncé. He discusses why his company partnered with Roc Nation, and his work on Bud Light's music festival during the Super Bowl, the inauguration of Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf, and more. He also dives into how he stays organized, what a city learns from hosting a large-scale festival, best practices for live streaming events, and much more. 

Sponsored by Hilton Meetings & Events. Running time 1:03:28


Show Notes

Roundtable Discussion: how he got his start in the industry; the unique security challenges of planning a Super Bowl event; why music is so great at bringing people together; the most memorable aspects of producing the World Meeting of Families; how event live streaming has changed—and where it's headed next

Further Reading:
A Producer of Events for Presidents and Pop Stars Shares His Favorite Places https://bit.ly/2TB8ul1

Q&A: Inside Bud Light's Plans for Its First Super Bowl Music Festival https://bit.ly/2Twf0tn

Follow ESM Productions on Twitter https://twitter.com/esmproductions

This Episode Is Sponsored By:
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