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Smithbucklin Podcast

Smithbucklin Podcast

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The Smithbucklin Podcast offers insights from our experts on a broad range of relevant and timely issues that impact associations. Tune in to hear Smithbucklin’s perspectives on the ongoing evolution of the association community.
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The Return of In-Person Events
In this episode, Jason Meyers talks with Carol McGury, EVP of SmithBucklin's Event & Education Services, about what associations need to know about hybrid and omni-channel events, her latest insights on the evolution of the association industry, and where her bucket list destination would be at this point in time.
August 25, 2021
The Importance of Design
In this episode, Jason Meyers talks with SmithBucklin Director of Creative Services, Bill Wargo, about what makes graphic designers tick, how association brand strategy is developed, and why creative design is so critical for associations.
July 13, 2021
Fostering an Inclusive Workplace
Our guests for this Pride Month episode are Zachary Grays, who chairs SmithBucklin’s LGBTQIA+ Affinity Community, and Damon King, who chairs SmithBucklin’s BIPOC Affinity Community. Jason Meyers talks with them about how these groups are helping foster a more inclusive environment for SmithBucklin and our client organizations.
June 01, 2021
Advocating for Nurses
In this National Nurses Month episode, Jason Meyers talks with Kristin Tamkus, MPS, CAE, Kaye Englebrecht, CAE, and Kim Eskew, MBA, CAE, the leaders of five different SmithBucklin client organizations (NAON, AAOHN, ANPD, SGNA, and SPN) that represent nurses and other healthcare professionals across a wide range of specialties. Together, they explore how these associations help recognize, educate, and support their members and the critically important work they do.
May 18, 2021
The Virtual Pivot
In this episode, Jason Meyers talks to Matt Bruno, executive vice president of the Print Services and Distribution Association (PSDA), about how the organization shifted everything about its new Print Basics training program—including plant tours, product demos, workshops, and more—to virtual, and other ways PSDA has adapted its approach to education and networking as a result of COVID-19.
May 04, 2021
Leadership in Challenging Times
In this SmithBucklin podcast episode, Jim McNeil, executive vice president and chief executive for SmithBucklin’s Business & Trade Industry Practice, shares his expert perspective on ways associations are pivoting and adapting to lead in difficult situations (like 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic), and the lessons organizations can keep with them to be prepared for future challenges. More from SmithBucklin's Association Perspectives: Like, comment, and rate the SmithBucklin Podcast via your favorite podcast app!
April 05, 2021
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Tune into this SmithBucklin podcast episode as Jason Meyers, senior director, SmithBucklin Content Services, sits down with SmithBucklin's director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Robin Rone, and SmithBucklin executive, Sharon Newport, CAE, to discuss the importance of the company’s inCouncil and how the group influences and develops important diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives for SmithBucklin’s employees and its client organizations. (Robin’s dog Cloud even makes a guest appearance.) More from SmithBucklin's Association Perspectives:
March 09, 2021
Add Member Value and Revenue
Tune into this SmithBucklin podcast episode as Jason Meyers, senior director, SmithBucklin Content Services, sits down with executive directors Guilherme Lopes and Christopher Mundschenk to chat through how the Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) and the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) identified a need in their community and then delivered new programs and services to provide member value year-round and remain relevant in the midst of a global health pandemic. More from SmithBucklin's Association Perspectives: 
December 08, 2020