Creating Unconventional Communities | Leanne Calderwood

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About the Episode

Virtual events offer much more than just a space for casual interactions; they have become hubs of knowledge, support, and growth. Whether you’re a professional seeking to expand your network, an enthusiast looking to connect with like-minded individuals, or someone on a quest for unconventional mentorship, online communities hold a treasure trove of opportunities.

Our guest for this episode is Leanne Calderwood, one of the hospitality industry’s most preeminent LinkedIn experts. Leanne has emerged as one of Canada’s foremost voices in the meetings and events sector. Her journey to success in this field has been marked by her adept use of personal branding and LinkedIn expertise, allowing her to establish the invaluable “know, like, and trust” connection within her community. 

In this episode, we will cover the following:

  • Unique strategies to foster trust within online groups, transcending the digital divide and nurturing authentic relationships.
  • Methods to go beyond the screen and establish profound connections from online groups, transforming virtual interactions into real-life relationships.
  • Tips on how cultivating a strong personal brand can help you find the right community, opening doors to unconventional opportunities in your career.
  • Candice Davis

    Candice is the Director of Event Programming & Creative Services at vFairs. She helps empower customers with the resources they need to create unique experiences and successful events to meet their business goals.

  • Leanne Calderwood

    Leanne is a 20+ year industry veteran, trainer, speaker, and prolific content creator. Through her blog, YouTube channel, and LinkedIn, she empowers professionals to stand out from the competition. Leanne is a regular columnist and a featured guest on top industry podcasts and videos.