Indispensable podcasts for event professionals

published on February 21, 2023
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As event planners, chances are you’re constantly on the lookout for the latest and greatest in the industry. Podcasts are a great source of info for multitaskers; they can add a note of professional growth to activities like commuting, jogging or relaxing. Here are our 13 current favourite industry podcasts packed with event planning news, tips and insights.

The Event Manager

Presented by Skift, The Event Manager is a weekly look at changes in the travel industry, including interviews with executives, entrepreneurs and creative thinkers in the field.

Event Icons

Host Will Curran sits down with the best-known names in event planning: true Event Icons, from David Adler to the organizers of the New York Comic Con, to the team behind Firefly Music Festival.


Join the editorial team of the UK’s most-read meetings and events publication, with 30 years in the industry. The M&IT podcast presents cutting-edge insights with an entertaining twist.

Great Events

The people at Cvent know all about Great Events, making this podcast packed with useful strategic and insightful ideas about everything from in-person sales kickoffs to accessibility and inclusion.


Hosted by David Adler, chairman and founder of BizBash, GatherGeeks keeps tabs on the latest news and trends in events from intimate board meetings to galas.


From the creative minds at the Northstar Meetings Group, Eventful presents insightful conversations with industry leaders and analysis of leading publications.

Event Tech Podcast

Hosted by Event Technology Consulting’s Brandt Krueger, the Event Tech Podcast examines the ever-changing role of tech in the events industry, from AI to VR, event apps to event AV.

Miracle Workers

Like a conversation at the water cooler, Miracle Workers features the real-world experiences of event profs Darryl Diamond and Amanda Adams Barney, and a casual, charming tone.

The Art of Charm

With over 96 million downloads, the ever-popular Art of Charm podcast features interviews with famous people and inspirational speakers alike, all along the lines of success and entrepreneurship.

Meetings Today

Addressing important issues for meeting planners, the podcasts at Meetings Today include in-depth conversations with some of the most influential people in the events biz. 


Focusing on issues faced by entrepreneurs and business owners, EntreLeadership has host Ken Coleman interview a trendsetter on each episode – occasionally recorded live at special events.

The Future of Work

On each episode of The Future of Work, host Jacob Morgan speaks with business leaders, authors and thinkers on changes in the workplace – and what’s to come.

Travel by Design

Presented by Marriott hotels, Travel by Design lifts the curtain on design decisions with interviews with top designers in the industry, looking at trends and upcoming ideas in accommodation.

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Montréal is a city full of stories – and, therefore, podcasts! Several English-language podcasts bring the spirit of Montréal to the internet airwaves these days, talking about everyday life, art and culture, global politics and more, all with a Montréal twist. Don’t miss our roundup of Montréal podcasts.


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