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Join your host, 30-year Events Industry Veteran, Terri Walters as she talks with a diverse crew who live, eat and breathe Live Events.

Terri is Founder and CEO of Moonfish Production, a media and live event production company.  A Technical Producer, Events Consultant and Show Caller, she considers herself just techie enough to be dangerous.

Apr 12, 2020

In this interview, we speak with Eileen Valois. Eileen talks about the reason she works at Production Resource Group (PRG), and chats about her involvement with Sports Innovation Hub, Stadia Ventures. She then brings us up to speed on the Live Events Coalition, including its mission, goals, their current initiatives, and the significant traction, AND membership, it's gained since its recent founding.

Eileen Valois:

Senior Vice President – Strategic Initiatives, Sports & Fan Engagement, PRG

Twitter: @EileenMValois




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Terri Walters:

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Moonfish Production:

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Event Yak:

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Episode 3 By the Numbers:

00:00 | Terri Walters

Meet Eileen Valois: Advisor, Stadia Ventures; PRG; Executive Committee/PR Chair, Live Events Coalition.


05:07 | Eileen Valois

Eileen illuminates us to the world of Stadia Ventures – the SHARK TANK of the sports & Esports ecosystem.


11:54 | Eileen Valois

The heart of the matter – staying active, connected, learning, mentoring, and growing.


16:50 | Terri Walters

Mentoring, encouragement and learning in the events industry. How are we doing? What’s your legacy?


21:00 | Eileen Valois

Innovating at PRG. Evolving the event experience. Creating amazing events. Engaging audiences.


24:08 | Terri Walters

As a Producer, what’s your Value Proposition?


27:50 | Eileen Valois

PRG re-tooling to help save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.


29:23 | Eileen Valois

COVID-19 quickly and thoroughly devasted the Live Events business putting 10 million jobs at risk. Enter: Isaac Rothwell, Founder, Live Events Coalition (LEC). How do we pull together like never before to save our industry?


44:42 | Terri Walters

How can people get involved, help, support and utilize the Live Events Coalition?


50:14 | Eileen Valois

Live Events Coalition creates the “Faces Behind Events” campaign. Bringing typically “behind-the-scenes” event pros to the fore to create awareness about the people who make the industry run, and the needs of a devasted industry in the wake of COVID-19.


54:00 | Eileen Valois

The National Live Events Coalition moves into local Chapters to better serve their business communities.