Andy and first-time co-host Cindy Novotny, of Master Connection Associates, discuss the incredible interview with David Stark. David opens up about his business and his business structure. David really does so many things in his business incredibly well.
“You’re only as good as your last party.” This old adage is something that renowned event producer and designer David Stark holds in high regard. David has produced events for noteworthy celebrities like Glenn Close and Brad Pitt, organizations like Saturday Night live, the Whitney Museum, and the Metropolitan Opera, has 5 books published, and the list goes on in similar fashion.
Just in time for Engage!, Andy and Melissa are discussing all of the best networking techniques to make you stand out among your competition. The topic of today’s episode comes from lessons learned from Andy’s interview with Phillip Van Norstrand. He’s a master networker!
Has your religion influenced you through your whole life? On today’s show that is just the case as our guest grew up in a Christian family with good clean fun all around him, despite the influence of a “hippy commune.” Starting off his career path as part of the church, he eventually found a new devotion to photography when he fell in love with traveling.
In today’s conversation, Andy talks with Kimi Werner, the U.S. National Spearfishing Champion of 2008 who transformed her passion for discovery and the sea to inspire others and travel the world. Why is Andy releasing this episode on The Wedding Biz? Because it’s a very touching and courageous story, and ultimately deeply inspiring. Kimi’s story is about something all of us creatives, in the event industry, can resonate with, which is to fully trust our inner yearnings and choose how we want to express ourselves and how we want to experience this world in which we live.