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Tech Toys: MB4's Top Favorite Tech Gadgets

Get to know some of the MB4 Productions team better on this episode of MB4 LIVE. Technical Director Abel Garay, Founder Bill Hetzel, Technical Manager Mason Haynie, as well as some other surprise guests, will talk about their favorite technologies, toys and trends. 

Third Wave: How to Market and Sell in a Post-Pandemic Economy

On this episode of MB4 LIVE we talked with special guest, Shawna Suckow, CSP, CVP, CMP, and Founder of Shawna Suckow International. In a time when maximizing the sales moment is more important than ever, Shawna shared tips from her fifth book, Third Wave, How to Market and Sell in a Post-Pandemic Economy. This conversation with Shawna focused on how to drive deep relationships, boost referral business and make every connection count.

Navigating Communications When you Can't Be Face to Face

A candid conversation about navigating and adjusting communication styles when we can not be face-to-face. From observing preferences to adhering to unwritten professional codes, we will look at how to keep on the right track. Our guest, Catherine McKenna, CMP, CMM, Executive Innovator at CMK Solutions, is a long-serving expert within the hospitality industry. This is a wonderful relaxed conversation between two experts with the gift of gab! 

Behind The Scenes with EPI: Celebrity & Luxury Events

Let’s go behind the red curtain! In this episode, we chatted with Pawntra Shadab, CTA, VP of Events and Marketing at Elite Productions International about the lofty expectations, creative demands, and precise execution required for the implementation of stellar luxury events. We also discussed the unique considerations involved in working with high-end entertainers, as well as rich and famous stakeholders.

Virtual Programs: From DIY to Sky High

On this episode of MB4 LIVE, we dove into a hot topic floating around on the web. Virtual programs, to DIY, hire out, or choose an alternate route all together? Tim Albright, President at AVNation joined Bill Hetzel, Founder of MB4 Productions and MB4 LIVE host, Liz Connors, where they discussed the true value of quality production as well as alternative virtual channels.

The Future of Events and Thinking Big

Join host, Liz Connors, Director of Sales & Marketing at MB4 Productions and forward-thinkers Kim Arazi and Tahira Endean, CMP, DES, CED for a conversation about the exciting future of meetings and events. Kim and Tahira will draw from the recently published book, Intentional Event Design, Our Professional Opportunity to outline the steps to going big.

Planners Panel: International Events & Etiquette

A planners panel to discuss the best practices of planning international programs. Each of the panelists have vast experience from Singapore to São Paulo. We used the hour to tap their insights on executing expert global events. The conversation spans the topic covering thoughtful site selection, logistics tips, cultural considerations, give back initiatives and even epic fails.

Financial Tips in a Rollercoaster Market

Ready to meet your financial goals? Join us and special guest Linda Neuenburg, CPA, Certified Financial Planner and Certified Public Accountant with 20+ years’ experience, as we discuss financial strategies, the market, and what you should do in this environment of COVID-19.

The Meeting & Events Industry Fights Back
A candid conversation with special guest Tracy Judge, MS, CMP, Founder at Soundings Connect. Together we’ll look at how the hospitality and event industry are fighting back against COVID-19 in 2020. We’ll discuss HEFB-20 and how to get involved. We will also highlight other industry companies making a positive impact.
Stand out with Social & Digital Strategies
A discussion on social and digital strategies with special guest, Kim DelMonico, CEO and Founder, BE Influence. Our multi-talented guest is a social influencer, marketer, author, lawyer, and entrepreneur. She will share expert strategies for engaging online and gaining brand cheerleaders.
Best Practices to Ensure a Successful Online Experience!
This session of MB4 Live will be a great way to get a handle on how to make your virtual meeting look and feel like a professional event, and not just a spontaneous virtual meeting of your friends. We’ll cover: Lighting, Audio, Feedback, Muting, Moderating and more!
Meetings & Events Happenings
Special guest, Amanda Fishburn – Account Director joins us today to talk about current happenings in the event industry. We all know that our industry has taken a massive hit in the past 6 weeks, and with Amanda’s 20 years experience dealing with the ups and downs, we can look to her for some honest thoughts and advice.

Tech Toys: MB4’s Top Favorite Tech Gadgets

Get to know some of the MB4 Productions team better on this episode of MB4 LIVE. Technical Director Abel Garay, Founder Bill Hetzel, Technical Manager Mason Haynie, as well as some other surprise guests, will talk about their favorite technologies, toys and trends. 

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Virtual Programs: From DIY to Sky High

Virtual Programs: From DIY to Sky High

On this episode of MB4 LIVE, we dove into a hot topic floating around on the web, virtual programs, to DIY, hire out, or choose an alternate route? Tim Albright, President at AVNation joined Bill Hetzel, Founder of MB4 Productions, and MB4 LIVE host, Liz Connors,...

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The Future of Events and Thinking Big

Join host, Liz Connors, Director of Sales & Marketing at MB4 Productions and forward-thinkers Kim Arazi and Tahira Endean, CMP, DES, CED for a conversation about the exciting future of meetings and events. Kim and Tahira drew from the recently published book,...

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Financial Tips in a Rollercoaster Market

Ready to meet your financial goals? Join us with special guest Linda Neuenburg, CPA, Certified Financial Planner and Certified Public Accountant with 20+ years’ experience. During the hour we discussed financial strategies, the current stock market, and smart money...

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Are Hybrid Meetings The Future of Events?

Are Hybrid Meetings The Future of Events?

  Will hybrid meetings become the new normal for the meetings and events industry?     Yes, our prediction for the reopening of live events includes many companies learning about and implementing hybrid meetings. A hybrid meeting is a tradeshow, conference,...

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The Meeting & Events Industry Fights Back

A candid conversation with special guest Tracy Judge, MS, CMP, Founder at Soundings Connect. Together we looked at how the hospitality and event industry is fighting back against COVID-19 in 2020. We discussed HEFB-20 and how to get involved. We also highlighted other...

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Stand Out with Social & Digital Strategies

Join us for a candid conversation with a very special guest Kim DelMonico, CEO and Founder, of BE Influence. Our multi-talented guest for this episode is a social influencer, marketer, author, lawyer, and entrepreneur. Within the episode, she shares expert strategies...

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Virtual Meeting Best Practices

Virtual Meeting Best Practices

Tips and Tricks to Look and Sound Best on Any Virtual Meetings. COVID-19 has made us all change the way we meet. What used to be face-to-face in events is now all virtual meetings.

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Meetings & Events Happenings

Special guest, Amanda Fishburn - Account Director joined us to talk about current happenings in the event industry as COVID-19 began to hit the fan. We all know that the events have taken a massive hit, and with Amanda's 20 years experience dealing with industry ups...

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Livestream Types and Definitions

Livestream Types and Definitions

Webcast, hybrid and multisite solutions all differ slightly to bring content to key audiences.  In today’s modern world filled with technology, new solutions are coming out at an alarming pace. It can be hard to keep up with all the jargon, the expanse of features and...

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Top Benefits of Live Stream for Events

Top Benefits of Live Stream for Events

Learn the Top Three Key Reasons to Live Stream Events. Many clients approach MB4 Productions with the question “Why live stream an event?” As live stream technology continues to pick-up in adoption, many event organizers find themselves curious about the technology...

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Audience Response Systems in a Nutshell

Audience Response Systems in a Nutshell

An Overview of Audience Response Systems for Better Meetings.  Though Audience Response Systems (ARS) and their range of uses differ, these systems essentially use wireless devices to transmit instant audience responses to questions, polls, surveys, quizzes, games and...

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