Emma-Jane Packe - Running 250+ events a year at ‘The Supper Club’ a membership group for successful entrepreneurs in the UK

December 27, 2018

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On the interview we talk about:

  • How Emma-Jane started off in sales and how we think it’s the best grounding for being an entrepreneur
  • How the Supper Club grew as an events focussed community to 450 members

I hope you enjoyed the podcast as much as I enjoyed talking to Will and if you did please leave us an iTunes review it really means a lot to us !

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More information on Emma-Jane is below

Emma-Jane Packe (EJ), Managing Director of The Supper Club

Biography

Emma-Jane (EJ) is Managing Director of The Supper Club, a membership community exclusively for high growth entrepreneurs with revenues ranging between £1 million and £500 million. Founded in 2003, its mission is to inspire an entrepreneurial mindset in ALL leaders. EJ is passionate about enterprise and after consulting on a start up at post product stage she was inspired to get more involved with entrepreneurial businesses. She now supports fast growth business owners and their teams and enjoys meeting some of the country’s most inspiring minds daily. She is also an authority in developing successful teams. Her insight comes from working with and talking to hundreds of entrepreneurs and business leaders about their experiences as well as growing her own teams across Europe.

The Supper Club

The Supper Club is an exclusive membership community of over 450 inspirational founders and CEOs of high growth businesses. Since 2003, we have enabled thousands of members to realise their growth ambitions. The average growth of our members is 34 per cent year on year with average sales from £1m to £500m. We support members through all stages of the entrepreneur lifecycle, from scale to sale and beyond. The Supper Club is highly valued for the quality and diversity of its membership, event experiences and pro-active personal support. We bring the right members together at the right time to support each other in their journeys by sharing the hard-learned lessons along the way.

 

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Living and running events in China with Mike Michelini from ‘Global From Asia’

December 20, 2018

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I’m fascinated by everything to do with China so it was a real pleasure to talk from Mike Michelini who has not only spent years living in mainland China but has also been running events there for several years.

Mike left a job on Wall Street to start selling bar products online, leading him to help others do the same and eventually move to China to run events for people sourcing from China.

On the podcast we discuss:

  1. Why Mike moved to China
  2. What it’s like and work in China
  3. How the China trade shows work and how people source products from China
  4. Global Sources and Canton Fair - the huge China trade shows
  5. How Mike runs his events in China
  6. How Mike uses upsels before and during his events to increase revenue
  7. Mikes upcoming event in Colombia
  8. Why Mike moved to Chiang Mai Thailand

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I hope you enjoyed the podcast and if you did please leave us an iTunes review it really means a lot to us !

Finally please join our Facebook Community of #eventprofs to keep the learning going…. and get in touch with me via dantaylor.me

More information on Mike is below and if your doing business in China or Hong Kong he’d love to hear from you:

mike@globalfromasia.com

https://www.globalfromasia.com

https://mikesblog.com

 

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Corbin Ball: ‘Meetings Technology’ speaker, consultant and writer

December 13, 2018

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Corbin Ball is a world renowned expert on Event technology and all aspect of the events business. He’s also an accomplished speaker who gets invited to speak at events across the US, Asia, Europe and Middle East.

This interview we cover:

  1. How Corbin build his career as a speaker and consultant and his advice to others doing the same
  2. What are the trends in Events Technology and the events business in general

This podcast is brought to you by www.eventsframe.com - Effortless ticketing and attendee management with NO ticket fees....Make the switch from Eventbrite today. Email dan@eventsframe.com with the subject line ‘PODCAST’ for a special discount code.

I hope you enjoyed the podcast and if you did please leave us an iTunes review it really means a lot to us!

Finally please join our Facebook Community of #eventprofs to keep the learning going

Get in touch with me via dantaylor.me

More information on Corbin at https://corbinball.com/

 

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Jeff Berwick: An Anarchist who built a 4500 person conference in four years!

December 6, 2018

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This was the most fun interview so far for me and Jeff is a real larger than life character. Jeff is an Anarchist who founded the ‘Anarchapulco’ conference in Mexico which he has grown in just four years from a 60 person meet up to over 4500 attendees!!

Jeff gives a lot of great advice for people starting out building a conference, including:

  1. How to produce a lot of free content to build your personal brand and the brand of your event
  2. How he keeps his ticket price low to maximize attendees and help out the audience
  3. How Jeff and his team have an obsessive focus on giving attendees the best conference experience ever
  4. Why Jeff hosts his conference in Acapulco Mexico
  5. How Jeff speaks at a lot of conferences and this helps him see what works and what doesn’t work for his events
  6. To really ‘niche down’ with your event - it’s amazing how specific you can get with events
  7. How Jeff likes to recruit a great team and get them to take care of the detail of running an event
  8. As the conference got bigger how Jeff recruited a professional event manager
  9. Jeffs background….how he made and lost a fortune in the past 
  10. Jeffs rap career
  11. Bitcoin price outlook

This podcast is brought to you by www.eventsframe.com - Effortless ticketing and attendee management with NO ticket fees....Make the switch from Eventbrite today. Email dan@eventsframe.com with the subject line ‘PODCAST’ for a special discount code.

I hope you enjoyed the podcast and if you did please leave us an iTunes review it really means a lot to us!

Finally please join our Facebook Community of #eventprofs to keep the learning going

Get in touch with me via dantaylor.me

More information on Jeff is below:

https://anarchapulco.com/

https://www.youtube.com/user/TheDollarVigilante/featured

 

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