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Ep 413: Creating Connection and Community at Events | Tamra Andress & Phil Mershon

November 14, 2023
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Get ready for a transformative episode on The F.I.T. in Faith Podcast! Host Tamra Andress engages in an unexpected and powerful conversation with Phil Mershon, author of "Unforgettable: The Art and Science of Creating Memorable Experiences." In this episode, Phil shares his journey into the world of experiences, highlighting the profound impact of thoughtfully curated spaces. As the Director of Experience at Social Media Examiner, Phil sheds light on the secrets behind successful events, conferences, and retreats.

Discover the essence of Phil's book as he delves into the importance of intentionality in event planning. Tamra and Phil explore the intricacies of fostering connection and community, emphasizing the role of super connectors and ambassadors in creating an inclusive atmosphere. Phil's insights extend beyond large conferences, offering valuable advice for those planning smaller gatherings or intimate retreats.

Prepare to be inspired as Tamra and Phil unravel the layers of event planning, exposing the significance of emotions, music, and communal experiences. Whether you're a seasoned event organizer or someone exploring the world of impactful gatherings, this episode provides golden nuggets of wisdom to elevate your next event. Tune in, take notes, and get ready to transform the way you approach creating unforgettable experiences!

Join Tamra Andress and Phil Mershon as they explore the heart and soul of event planning, unraveling the secrets to crafting unforgettable experiences. Don't miss this episode on The F.I.T. in Faith Podcast – where faith, innovation, and trailblazing founders converge. Remember to share, leave a review, and stay tuned for more dynamic episodes that inspire and empower!


About Phil:

Phil Mershon is the director of experience for Social Media Examiner. He’s been designing the Social Media Marketing World experience for over a decade. Drawing from over 25 years in creating customized events at churches and conferences, Phil loves to create memorable moments and transformational experiences. In addition, Phil is a jazz saxophonist, a pickle ball enthusiast, and the author of Unforgettable: The Art and Science of Creating Memorable Experiences.


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Tamra Andress is a 5x #1 Best Selling Author, a top .3% Global Podcaster (The F.I.T. in Faith Podcast), international speaker, Marketplace Minister & Experience Creator with retreats and events.

She’s the founder of F.I.T. In Faith Media & Press Publishing House. And serves as the President of The Founder Collective a non-profit with a mobilized church for entrepreneurs. All of her initiatives are centralized to catalyze faith-filled leaders into messengers with movements so that they can broadcast Truth and advance the Kingdom.

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