On this episode of Transform It Forward, Paul sits down with Daphne Hoppenot, founder of The Vendry. Launched in 2019, The Vendry is a digital marketplace and professional community for the events industry with over 18,000 members. During the episode, Paul and Daphne discuss how the events industry was one of the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Daphne shares how she responded to the situation, pivoting to position The Vendry as a community platform for event professionals that would enable them to connect with others and showcase their work. Daphne also discusses The Vendry’s newly launched tool, which connects buyers with event venues and vendors in the community, the growing role of tech in events, and how she believes the industry will continue to evolve moving forward.
Learn more about Daphne Hoppenot: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daphneearp/