034. Is Sustainability Improving in the Events Industry with David Ogiste
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Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these.
With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple.
It all started hosting house parties at 16. Nineteen years of experience later, David Ogiste has travelled the world, delivering experiential activations for global clients like PlayStation, PepsiCo, Culture Trip and more. This journey led David to found Nobody’s Café with the vision that bringing people together creates unforgettable moments.
David reveals how he got into the social events / experiential industry and why he founded the Nobody’s Cafe. He gives his views and personal experiences on the importance of community building and moves on to speaking about virtual events. David answers a few viewers' questions which led to a discussion on sustainability in the events industry and finishes off with predictions of what the event industry holds for the future.
David’s background (4:37) Community building (9:09) Virtual events (16:13) Tips for startup agencies who are trying to get going during COVID (18:26) The importance of communicating (21:02) Sustainability (25:20) The future of events (26:54) Is it important for an event agency to have a USP in such a large industry (28:35)
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