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Eventful: The Podcast for Meeting Professionals

100 EpisodesProduced by Northstar Meetings GroupWebsite

Hosted by Northstar Meetings Group, Eventful invites you to listen in on insightful conversations about hot topics in the meetings and events industry. Tune in for interviews and analysis of the editorial coverage in Meetings & Conventions, Successful Meetings, Meeting News and Incentive.


A Futurist’s Guide to Audience Engagement

How to surprise, delight and engage meeting and event attendees

Traditional presentations generally too long, too dull and fail to hold an audience’s attention. It takes a little creativity — and lot less time — to effectively capture and hold people’s attention, according to Scott Steinberg, a global consultant, speaker and futurist. Listen in to his conversation with Northstar’s Loren Edelstein to learn how to surprise, delight and educate and educate meeting attendees in 15 minute-increments.

Listeners will learn:

Why our attention spans are shorter than ever (2:30)

How to design presentations that are shorter, highly engaging and memorable (3:20)

How to shrink content and add elements of surprise to engage virtual attendees (8:00)

The importance of storytelling — even if you’re making it up (9:25)

How to coach speakers to break out of traditional presentation styles (10:30)

Ways to break down a longer presentation into short segments (13:00)

Questions to ask when hiring a speaker (14:20)

Other ways to use speakers and thought leaders during your program (17:00)

Using the “Pop Future” method to make complex concepts simple, fun and attainable (18:25)

How to think like a futurist (23:20)

Why the future of meetings looks bright — and hybrid (25:20)

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