Keith Johnston

Keith is the Managing Partner of i3 Events but is most widely known as the outspoken publisher of the event industry blog PlannerWire. In addition to co-hosting the Bullet List and Event Tech Pull Up Podcasts, he has been featured in Plan Your Meetings, Associations Now, Convene, Event Solutions, and has appeared on the cover of Midwest Meetings Magazine.

The Importance of Health, Role Models & Women In Event Production

The Importance of Health, Role Models & Women In Event Production

In our first episode for 2023, we start big! We chat with Anca Trifan – podcaster, AV specialist, and advocate for women in event production. We take on some very important topics – mental and physical health, role models, and the difficulties women face in the male-dominated world of the event industry. Health and female […]

Zoom Keyboard Shortcuts to Improve Your Virtual and Hybrid Events

Zoom Keyboard Shortcuts to Improve Your Virtual and Hybrid Events

Zoom is still with us and for that, I am very happy. Years into the new normal of a post-Covid world, Zoom is by far the easiest way to produce virtual and hybrid events. Don’t get me wrong, there are MANY platforms that can be used to create the virtual portion of any conference but […]

Production Crews use Stream Deck, Event Planners Should too

Production Crews use Stream Deck, Event Planners Should too

Over the past two years, the El Gato Stream Deck has had more of an impact on my productivity as a meeting and event professional than any other hardware solution. It has shaved hours off of my workflow, made excel spreadsheets easier to manage, helps me create better virtual events, and is making me a […]

We are Switching our Client’s Conference Websites to Fathom Analytics

We are Switching our Client’s Conference Websites to Fathom Analytics

Google Analytics (GA) is a beast of a tool. It is robust, free, and arguably the best analytics tool on the market… But, GA is difficult to learn, difficult to set up, and overkill for most conference and event websites. Using GA is like bringing a nuclear bomb to a duck hunt, you got the […]

7 Great Tips That Will Make Your Virtual Events Better!

7 Great Tips That Will Make Your Virtual Events Better!

How do you make your virtual events better? This is a question that I posed to 7 leading event professionals while I was at the recent Event Tech Live Show in London. Each one shared a brief but actionable tip that you can put in to practice for your virtual events. In this podcast episode, […]

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