Podcast: The Importance of Reconnecting

This special podcast episode was recorded on site at IMEX in Frankfurt 2022. It features testimonials from a diverse group of 21 event industry professionals who share their core reasons for being at the 18th edition of the trade show, the first since the start of the Covid pandemic.

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In this episode you can hear from:

  • Kemp Gallineau, CEO at Groups360
  • Thorben Grosser, vice president of product marketing and events at EventMobi
  • Annette Gregg, senior vice president of experience at Meeting Professionals International
  • Tahira Endean, head of programme at IMEX
  • Robert Dunsmore, independent creative director
  • Martin Sirk, owner at Sirk Serendipity
  • Lakshman Rathnam, CEO at Wordly
  • James Morgan, dean at International Tourism and Hospitality College, Riyadh
  • Cecilia Lavin, sales director at InEvent
  • Pedro Góes, CEO at InEvent
  • Felix Rundel, co-founder at futurehain
  • Ingrid Rip, director at Event Design Collective The Netherlands
  • Ruud Janssen, founder & managing partner at Event Design Collective
  • Olivier Janssen, student at Maastricht University
  • Panashe Mahakwa, student at Uczelnia Vistula
  • Lauren O’Keeffe, group conference & events sales manager at Hilton Brighton Metropole
  • Maarten Vanneste, senior consultant at Meeting Design Institute
  • Alda D. Egurrola-Wienke, strategic accounts executive at Cvent
  • Roel Frissen, co-Founder at Event Design Collective
  • Krzysztof Celuch, associate professor at Vistula School of Hospitality
  • Antonio Ducceschi, chief commercial officer at Starhotels Group