Roger Masterson is a serial entrepreneur; he helps business owners to think differently. He is at his best as a disruptive thinker and believes you learn more from things going wrong; he understands the difficulties of losing a business. He is the founder of Celtic Castles, the award winning online castle-booking company, based in the.. read more →

Maureen is the creative director at Me&Maureen Experience Design in the Netherlands. She works as an event director, writer, speech coach an storyteller in the realm of theatre production and event design. Ten years ago, she started making productions for companies that were looking for new ways to tell a story at gatherings, meetings and.. read more →

15 Nov 2016
November 15, 2016

〔Episode 287〕What is engagement? -Doreen Ashton Wagner

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A catalyst makes things happen. As lead consultant and Organizational Catalyst at Greenfield Services Inc., Doreen Ashton Wagner does just that. She is passionate about facilitating problem-solving and idea generation. Fond of focus groups and 1-on-1 interviews, she uncovers ways for associations to better engage stakeholders. Marketing flows through her veins, so she loves to.. read more →

03 Nov 2016
November 3, 2016

〔Episode 284〕 Why should B2B companies invest in events? -Alex Hazell

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Alex is Director of Marketing & Events, with responsibility for developing The Up Group’s events strategy, including the flagship Digital Masters Awards, which takes place annually each June. Alex has over ten years of experience in the media industry. She began her career at Terrapinn, a B2B Media company, where she produced industry-leading European telecoms.. read more →

David Benitez is the co-founder of Content Cocktails and he is a very passionate individual on human interactions in a humane kind of way! He is very dedicated to support the different destinations to better adapt and to reach out to the Global Meetings Industry community in the most effective way.  David is also an expert.. read more →

Lubo is the founder of Kruzky v Skole where they organize meaningful activities for children (between 3 and 12). He is the meeting designer at, where he helps clients designing effective and efficient meetings and events. He is also the founder of Extraordinary event agency, where he works as the Client Happiness Manager. Lubo.. read more →

25 Oct 2016
October 25, 2016

〔Episode 281〕How to screw up a business event – following the 1,2,3 recipe approach? -Ivo Fraschitz

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Ivo is the owner and Managing director of ENITED Business Events. It all began in 1998 with a shared passion: Ivo Franschitz and his business partner, Rosa B. Reyero Miguelez, founder thier company in Vienna-dm&c| destination management and consulting- and transformed their vision of contemporary live communication in to a reality. Moving away from the.. read more →

Nick Ruffles is head of project management and a senior member of the events team with experience and expertise in all areas of project management, delegate logistics, venue sourcing, supplier management, client liaison, risk assessment and health and safety management. Nick has worked with some of drp’s biggest clients and brands such as Triumph Motorcycles.. read more →

22 Sep 2016
September 22, 2016

〔Episode 272〕3 tips to generate more business -Steve Clarke

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Steve has taken his own businesses from start up to stock market flotation. He grew his last business to £30m in annual sales in just 8 years, sold out and retired at 45. He walks his talk. Everything he shares is from practical first hand experience – not hollow theory. He has been privileged to.. read more →

Anne Thornley-Brown, MBA is the President of Executive Oasis International a Toronto based consulting firm that helps companies succeed even in the midst of turbulence. Executive Oasis International specializes in the facilitation of executive retreats, business team building, and meetings. Anne has worked with clients from 18 countries including Canada, Jamaica, Barbados, United Arab Emirates.. read more →