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MC Fireside Chats: Backland and Azure Printed Homes to Join the Next Episode

Enhance your expertise in the glamping universe by tuning into the upcoming episode of MC Fireside Chats on April 10, 2024, at 2pm ET. This episode is set to cover a broad spectrum of topics, with host Brian Searl being joined by recurring guests: Ruben Martinez of American Glamping Association, Zach Stoltenberg from Clockwork, Chris Jeub of Monument Glamping, Angele Miller from Creekside RNR, Todd Wynne-Parry of Horwath HTL, and Miguel Huerta, the CEO of Nantli Travel.

Furthermore, we are excited to announce that Jeremy Budge, Founder and CEO of Backland, along with Gene Eidelman, Co-founder of Azure Printed Homes, will also grace the episode as special guests. They will delve into their unique journeys and offer profound insights into the evolving landscape of glamping.

Jeremy will delve into the origins and offerings of Backland, highlighting how their services cater to the evolving needs of the industry. Meanwhile, Gene will introduce the innovative products of Azure Printed Homes, showcasing their unique contributions to the glamping sector.

Next week’s episode of MC Fireside Chats is sponsored by Horizon Outdoor Hospitality, a company known for its comprehensive third-party management and consulting solutions for RV resorts, RV parks, campgrounds, glamping sites, and outdoor destinations. They offer a tailored approach to each property, ensuring innovative and effective solutions to find efficiencies and increase revenue, regardless of the size, location, or market of the business.

April 3rd Episode Recap

In a dynamic episode of MC Fireside Chats, host Brian Searl led a rich discussion featuring industry experts Mike Harrison, Scott Bahr, Jeff Hoffman, and Mark Koep, who collectively dissect the evolving landscape of outdoor hospitality. The episode begins on a lighter note, with Searl and his guests sharing their personal anecdotes, setting the stage for an engaging dialogue that delves deep into industry trends, challenges, and strategies for success.

Brian Searl, the anchor of the conversation, guides the dialogue with precision, touching on a wide array of subjects, from the impact of technological advancements on the camping industry to the intricacies of consumer behavior in a post-pandemic world. His insightful questions and commentary knit the diverse topics into a coherent narrative that offers a panoramic view of the sector.

Mike Harrison brings to the table his operational expertise, discussing the practical challenges and opportunities parks face in real-time. He provides a nuanced analysis of how occupancy rates, advanced booking patterns, and revenue management practices are adapting to new market realities. Harrison’s perspective is particularly valuable in understanding the operational shifts necessitated by fluctuating demand and the adoption of new technologies.

Scott Bahr, with his deep dive into data and analytics, sheds light on the latest industry reports and the significance of sustainable practices. His discussion on the importance of data in driving decisions and understanding consumer trends is eye-opening. Bahr emphasizes the need for parks to leverage data more effectively to navigate the complexities of the market and to tailor their services to meet the evolving expectations of their guests.

Jeff Hoffman offers insights into the strategic aspects of park management and marketing. He stresses the importance of parks modernizing their facilities and operations to enhance the guest experience. Hoffman’s discussion on the use of technology to streamline operations and engage with guests more effectively highlights the critical role of innovation in maintaining competitiveness.

Mark Koep focuses on the marketing strategies that parks can employ to attract and retain guests. He delves into the importance of understanding the customer journey and utilizing digital marketing tools to reach potential guests. Koep’s expertise in online marketing and customer engagement provides a roadmap for parks looking to enhance their visibility and appeal in a crowded marketplace.

Throughout the episode, the conversation seamlessly transitions from operational challenges to marketing strategies, economic impacts, and the future of outdoor hospitality. 

The discussion on the mini-recession, rising gas prices, and their implications on consumer travel habits offers a sobering look at the challenges ahead. However, the panelists also highlight the resilience of the industry and the potential for innovation and adaptability to drive growth.

The episode concludes with a forward-looking discussion on the importance of parks embracing change, modernizing their operations, and investing in marketing to thrive in an increasingly competitive environment. 

About MC Fireside Chats

Hosted by Brian Searl, CEO of Insider Perks and Modern Campground, MC Fireside Chats airs live every Wednesday at 2 p.m. (ET). The show brings together industry experts to discuss the latest in camping, glamping, RVing, and more. For a recap of previous episodes, visit moderncampground.com/mc-fireside-chats.

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Jonah Storm
Jonah Storm
April 5, 2024 7:04 am

So, guess what’s coming up in the next MC Fireside Chats episode? We’re talking all things glamping with big shots like Jeremy Budge from Backland and Gene Eidelman from Azure Printed Homes. Get ready to uncover the secrets to epic outdoor adventures and enjoy some awesome insights from these experts!

RainyApple920
RainyApple920
April 5, 2024 1:46 pm

Did you catch the scoop? Jeremy Budge and Gene Eidelman are spilling the beans in the next Fireside Chat. Backland’s sustainable glamping designs and Azure Printed Homes’ tech will be in the spotlight. This chat is shaping up to be a game-changer, a must-watch for sure!

Kyla Moon
Kyla Moon
April 5, 2024 11:46 pm
Reply to  RainyApple920

I’ve got a hunch that sustainable bamboo and recycled plastic can jazz up those designs. What materials would you suggest for eco-friendly construction?

Jade21K97
Jade21K97
April 5, 2024 5:36 pm
Reply to  RainyApple920

Thanks for the heads up! Can’t wait to dig into all that juicy info. Count me in for the Fireside Chat!

jade91rock18
jade91rock18
April 5, 2024 4:17 pm

Exciting news – the next MC Fireside Chats episode is coming up, featuring Backland and Azure Printed Homes. Get ready to explore all the cool trends and solutions in outdoor hospitality!

Thomas Lopez
Thomas Lopez
April 5, 2024 4:57 pm
Reply to  jade91rock18

Sounds like there’s some intriguing stuff on the horizon. Can’t wait to see what Backland and Azure Printed Homes are bringing to the table! Any ideas on how these innovations might shake up the housing industry?

IronForge876
IronForge876
April 6, 2024 1:40 am

Excited for the next MC Fireside Chats! Get ready to explore Azure Printed Homes and Backland’s cool glamping designs. Can’t wait to see how Horizon Outdoor Hospitality brings outdoor spaces to life!

KindMindful116
KindMindful116
April 6, 2024 7:36 am

Have you checked out the latest on Backland’s eco-friendly building methods and Azure Printed Homes’ luxe camping innovations? It’s like a sneak peek into the future of outdoor stays!

JuliaSable
JuliaSable
April 6, 2024 8:23 am
Reply to  KindMindful116

I’ve been following the latest on Backland’s eco-friendly building methods and Azure Printed Homes’ luxe camping innovations. It’s amazing to witness how they’re revolutionizing sustainable living and outdoor experiences. Can’t wait to see what they have in store next!

John Clark
John Clark
April 6, 2024 8:05 am

Get ready to be wowed by Backland and Azure Printed Homes on MC Fireside Chats! The upcoming episode promises a mix of innovation and insider tips for outdoor hospitality. exciting stuff ahead!

Kimberly Cook
Kimberly Cook
April 6, 2024 10:43 am

Did you catch the latest MC Fireside Chats details? Jeremy and Gene are bringing the heat with Backland’s industry impact and Azure Printed Homes’ glamping innovations. Excited for the insights ahead!

Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker
May 11, 2024 3:22 pm

Can’t wait for the next MC Fireside Chats! Backland and Azure Printed Homes will share cool stuff about outdoor hospitality. It’s gonna be awesome for those who love the great outdoors!

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