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244 - Creating Community at Events - with Evan Babins of Intuit
Episode 24429th January 2024 • Trade Show University for Virtual & Live Events • Jim Cermak
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Are you Creating Community at your trade shows and events? Building communities for your business is one of the hottest trends for good reason - it works! In this episode we discuss how and why you should incorporate this powerful tool into your strategy!

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Joining host Jim Cermak for the second time is Evan Babins, Event Manager for Intuit.

Evan has close to 10 years’ experience in corporate event production. Throughout his career, he has managed event logistics and production for world class clients like: Nissan Canada, Equitable Bank, Kia Canada, Novartis, and TD Bank, and now Quickbooks. Evan has worked in live, virtual and hybrid event spaces, becoming a top tier event industry trendsetter. Evan has been named one of BizBash's Top 250 Event Professionals, Eventex's Top 50 Most Influential Event Technology Professionals, Bizzabo's Top 55 Event Experience Leaders and Special Event Magazine's Top 20 Young Event Pro's to Watch lists. 

We discuss:

  • What does creating community at events look like?
  • What are the benefits?
  • Can exhibitors build communities?
  • How the benefits last far after the event has ended
  • And more!

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