Innovations, Adaptations, and Pivoting: Year in Review With Paige Buck

The Kennedy Events Podcast

Jan 5 2023 • 16 mins

Paige Buck is the Partner and Chief Strategy Officer at Kennedy Events, which produces high-level corporate events for leading tech and media companies. She started at Kennedy Events as an event planner, working to build a strategic and talented team before taking on a leadership role. Paige initially worked in the nonprofit and tech space, leading fundraisers for companies such as the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, SF Works, and Craigslist Foundation.

In this episode...

As businesses began opening up again in 2022, event companies had to pivot and adjust to new work environments. So what strategies have leading organizations employed to recover from past challenges?

Companies like Cápita Works have embraced nearshoring Mexico-based talent in US and UK companies for a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work culture. After two years of remote work, Udemy enhanced its office spaces to accommodate COVID restrictions and provide a welcoming environment for employees. Fundraising and events companies such as MKN Consulting Group and Glavin Jacobson have cultivated purposeful relationships with key stakeholders to facilitate success.

In today’s episode of The Kennedy Events Podcast, Chad Franzen of Rise25 sits down with Paige Buck of Kennedy Events to share insights from her most notable interviews. Paige also details her experience as the host of The Kennedy Events Podcast, the difference between for-profit and nonprofit events, and her future plans for the podcast.