Retain Live 2019 Debrief with Mike and Callie – Part One: The Build Up
Two weeks ago, we kicked off our very first live conference: Retain Live 2019.
It's the first time we've run an event of this scale, and to say it was a new, interesting and challenging experience would be a major understatement!
While the event itself was a huge success and we've had overwhelmingly positive feedback – getting there certainly wasn't smooth sailing.
In the first of our two-part debrief, Callie joins me on the show to discuss the weeks leading up to the event – as the workload (and stress levels) ramp up.
In this episode…
- Why we hated the whole process of selling tickets for our event, and the reason we ended ticket sales early
- The big discovery we made about ourselves while preparing for the conference and working with our event team
- Unexpected challenges and frustrating obstacles that led to us hitting breaking point the week before the event
- Our biggest lessons and top takeaways for anyone thinking of running an event like Retain Live
- Planning a Conference: Behind The Scenes Of Retain 2019
- Chris Ducker on Running Live Events to Grow Your Membership
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