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The Future of Events – 2019 & Beyond | Webinar
February 12, 2019 at 10:00 am11:00 am PSTFREE
Join Mike Granek, President & COO of Event Leadership Institute, with guest speaker Gianna Gaudini, Executive Event Producer at Google, and author of The Art of Event Planning for a Q&A webinar. Gianna will be speaking about the future of events and key things planners need to be thinking about in 2019 and beyond. She will also be answering questions and touching on topics such as careers in events, tips for winning an RFP, the attendee journey and more.
Gianna Cardinale Gaudini, is an Executive Event Producer for Google with 9 years tenure and 12+ years in the hospitality industry. She leads production for Google’s largest event, Google Cloud Next, a conference in San Francisco for 30K+ attendees and is also a passionate leader of Google’s Women’s events. She is the author of The Art of Event Planning, Pro Tips from an Industry Insider, a book about the strategy for successful engagement in the exciting and growing event planning industry. Gianna holds a Court of Master Sommeliers certification and authors the popular wine lifestyle blog Decantress Wine Diary. She has contributed as a guest sommelier and wine writer to Which Winery, Wine Country Wedding Magazine, Love &, Sonoma Weddings, Destination Races and Event Marketer and also designed the wine list for the 2013 opening of successful SF restaurant, Noir Wine Bar. Gianna’s other passions include interior design (she is certified by the Interior Design Institute), cooking, playing the piano, long distance running, yoga, traveling, and especially, spending family time with her toddler son, Giacomo, and husband, Garret.
About Gianna’s Book
If you want to break into event planning or take your craft to the next level, The Art of Event Planning will not disappoint. Here Gianna Gaudini shares her career experiences and 9 years on Google’s events team producing high profile events for influencers, politicians, and tech industry insiders. For Gianna, events should create memories lasting long after guests have returned to their normal lives. Gianna takes readers through her signature process that demystifies the art of making truly memorable events. Every year the bar for what is an extraordinary corporate event is raised even higher, so crafting a truly memorable experience takes a special mix of strategy, sharp project management and creative problem solving. In the Art of Event Planning, Pro Tips from an Industry Insider Gianna brings these basic concepts to light and explains how to they can be honed to build brand affinity for a lifetime. It’s the perfect addition to any event planner’s reading list. Available for pre-order here.