Opening Up The World - Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey - Speaking of Events - Episode # 023
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Today’s guest comes to us all the way from Texas and is a fan of Blue Bell ice cream. Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey is the CEO at Nifty Method. She lives and breathes events and has a relentless love of engagement and experiences. Lindsay joins host Kerri Garbis to talk about professional event planning and shares some of the tips she has learned.



  • Events are a big team sport. It requires a lot of work with a large group of people in order to make the event run smoothly.
  • The pandemic created a lot of struggles for the event industry but now that things are slowing down it has allowed the opportunity for events to emerge again.
  • Your work is never fully done in event planning. You always want to take the next step forward and be better every year. 
  • Take the time to get to know your audience. It will give you great content and you can include it in your speech to have better engagement.
  • Coming down the road there is more change in the future for events. As recessions loom and pandemics occur, even professionals can do hybrid events.
  • The decision making process for event planning professionals has become more complex now.
  • The pandemic showed brought out the best speakers and humbled others and showed them how to improve in their craft.


Quote of the Show

12:04 “As we're coming out of a pandemic, it's like we can't catch a break and the dumpster just stopped being on fire.”




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