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Category "association" Episodes:
Erik Wolf, Founder & Executive Director of World Food Travel Association
  • Pub Date: Feb 24, 2017 - 4:35 am
  • Erik Wolf: World Food Travel Association's Executive Director & Founder
  • Listen:
  • People were thrown for a loop when Erik, a tech geek at heart, decided to start an association based on the food/beverage sector of the travel industry. People thought he was crazy, but it's going on 17 years now, and he has no plans to stop.

    Favorite Book:
    Not Taught by Jim Keenan

    Favorite App/Online Resource:
    - Slack
    - LogoGlo
    - Zapier
    - Lean Business Model Canvas

    Time Machine Advice:
    - "Step away from the bread."
    - "Take the job at Hyatt."

    How to Contact:
    - Website
    - help@worldfoottravel.org

    Contact Marc:
    - marc@foodmarketingpodcast.com
    - Twitter

    Final Thoughts:
    "Come to Food Trekking World." April 2-4, 2017. Use code FORK to get $200 off.

    Music: Sacrifice by Robodub
    Intro: John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneur on Fire
Wade Koehler FCSI Executive Director The Americas
  • Pub Date: Feb 13, 2015 - 4:30 am
  • Wade Koehler: FCSI The Americas' Executive Director
  • Listen:
  • Wade's claim to fame is that he turned around the Americas division of Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI), which had been floundering and losing members for years. Since 2010, when he took over, he's completely righted the ship. Membership is up, as well as trade show attendance.

    Quote of Note:
    "Trust your gut and be yourself." - Unknown

    Books to Read:
    - Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh
    - Release Your Inner Nerd by Beth Ziesenis

    Apps/Online Resources:
    - FCSI.org
    - Dropbox
    - Hootsuite
    - Fiverr
    - Animoto
    - Evernote
    - Expensify

    Time Machine Advice:
    "Don't be afraid to take the leap! Keep chasing the dream and love what you do in the moment you're doing it."

    How to Contact:
    - 520Management.com
    - LinkedIn Profile
    - @WadeKoehler
    - FCSI.org
    - @FCSIAmericas

    Food Marketing Podcast Music: Sacrifice by Robodub

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