The Importance Of Accessibility For Events, Venues and Websites

As an event planner, are you doing enough to evaluate potential venues for accessibility? Do you test your event website to ensure that it meets the needs of those with impairments? Just how inclusive is your event?

Joining us to discuss these questions and more, are Laura Jelinek and returning guest Francesca Rodriguez Balit. We explore the issues facing event planners, venues and website designers.

About the guests…

Laura Jelinek is an executive leader with a passion for bringing people together to facilitate innovations and strategies that provide impact and meet an organization’s goals. She is an advocate for inclusion of those with disabilities and expanding access for all. 

Francesca Rodriguez Balit is an event web & marketing specialist, events podcast host and event marketing consultant. She Helps event profs level-up their events’ websites. This is her second time on the show.

Links to website accessibility testing, as mentioned in this episode…

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This post originally appeared on the Bullet List Podcast website.

Keith Johnston

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.

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