Interviews

Thought-provoking interviews with leaders and influencers in the events industry.

Events have changed for good: Why it’s not 2019 anymore

Interview with Dahlia El Gazzar, Tech Evangelist, DAHLIA+Agency.

What can event organisers learn from Tiktok?

Humphrey Chen has a vision for events. Each one should have snackable, TikTok-style videos generated from them. This means content from a typical two-day event could last 12 months. We sat down with him at Event Tech Live to delve deeper…

The challenges facing Event Profs with Grip’s VP of Account Management, Wayne Crawford

Industry veteran Wayne Crawford has been involved in the world’s biggest events, like CES and JCK. He joined Grip recently so we thought it’s time to get his unique take on the industry as we move into 2022.

10 Questions with Sarah Soliman

With over a decade of experience and a passion for video production, Sarah Soliman brings her expertise to her company, Soliman Productions. She takes pride in helping businesses and organizations to enhance their visual brand through video content creation.

10 Questions with Robyn Duda

Robyn is a fourth-generation entrepreneur and event planning is in her blood. As the Founder of Change The Stage and the Founder of RDC, she’s worked with some of the most recognized brands in the world, including Coca-Cola, Spotify and IBM.

10 Questions with Adam Parry

We interviewed Adam Parry from Event Tech Live and Event Industry News with 10 Questions about Event Tech Live and the industry.

10 Questions with Kirsten McDonough

Kristen McDonough is Senior Vice President of Conferences at the Association of National Advertisers (ANA). Founded in 1910, the ANA is the U.S. advertising industry's oldest and largest trade association. With so many members, including big players like P&G and Coca Cola, how did they adapt to a changing events landscape? Kristen talks to us about Cyndi Lauper and why she sees hybrid events as a positive.

10 Questions with Ruben Onderdelinden!

Ruben Onderdelinder is a Consultant at Lively, a full-service event technology agency. Started in 2017, Lively now uses Grip technology for their clients' events. Ruben has worked in the event industry for seven years, and it began with an internship building one of the first mobile event platforms. We talked about the partnership with Grip, Lively and how the pandemic has changed the shape of the events industry.

10 Questions with Rachel Reid, DMWF

Rachael Reid is the Portfolio Director for DMWF (Digital Marketing World Forum) and leads the conference, sales and marketing teams to deliver their global event series. We had a chat with Rachael about the DMWF journey, the impact of the past year, and who would be Rachael’s dream keynote speaker! Spoiler Alert: she has more than one!!

Grip appoints Dominic Sumpter as Chief Revenue Officer

Grip has recently appointed Dominic Sumpter as its new Chief Revenue Officer. Not long after appointing Geraint Owen as new CFO last February.

10 Questions with Rocio Sarriegui Zulueta!

Rocio is the Event Director for InsureTech Connect Asia, a brand acquired by Clarion Events, which includes their Las Vegas event–the world’s largest InsureTech event! Rocio has worked in the banking and insurance ConFex industry since university and worked her way up from Conference Producer.

Grip Welcomes Tyler Conley, VP New Business Development

Get to know our latest Gripper, Tyler Conley who joins our team in the US to expand our global reach and awareness.

Virtual Experience Learnings with Liz Irving

We spoke with Liz Irving of Clarion Events about five topics around their successful virtual experience market strategy last March, driving 55% new customers to their online events.

Tony Lew shares tips about switching from in-person to virtual events with Grip

Tony Lew is one of the cofounders of InsurTech NY, a community-based organization for InsurTech stakeholders in New York. Their mission is to make connections between carriers, brokers, executives, startups, and investors in the region to help accelerate digital transformation.

Five Takeaways From Our Conversation With Sophie Holt

Sophie Holt is the Global Strategy Director for Explori, the event industry’s biggest source of benchmark data and insights. Here are five takeaways from our conversation around methods of monetisation, creating digital packages for virtual events, and more!

#Handshake with Grip's CTO - Artificial Intelligence for Event Networking Success

Meet and read our interview with our CTO, Ivan Lian

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