MC Fireside Chats, a weekly podcast hosted by Brian Searl that delves into the latest developments, trends, and discussions from the outdoor hospitality industry, will not have a broadcast on September 6th, 2023.
The team behind MC Fireside Chats will be taking a short break from September 6th to 8th for a company outing focused on team building, culture enhancement, and overall relaxation.
This outing is a much-needed break for the members of the team, who have been working tirelessly to bring the latest and most relevant content to their listeners.
“We believe that taking this time off will not only benefit our team’s well-being but will also ultimately enhance the quality of our podcast. A happy team is a productive team,” said Brian Searl, host of MC Fireside Chats.
Listeners can look forward to the next episode on September 13, which will be focused on glamping, a topic of great interest and relevance to the Outdoor Hospitality Industry.
“We appreciate our listeners’ understanding and support as we take this short break. We are excited to come back refreshed and ready to dive into the world of glamping on September 13,” added Searl.
August 30th Episode Recap
The recent episode of MC Fireside Chats featured a dynamic discussion with several prominent figures in the camping and RV industry for its multisector discussion. Host Brian Searl, led the conversation with special guests Jason Whiting, President of Pentor Recreation; Nicholas Denaro, Owner of The Ridge Campground; and Scott Hubble, CEO of nuCamp RV.
The discussion began with Jason Whiting sharing his insights into the current trends and challenges faced by the camping and recreation industry. He highlighted the impact of the pandemic on outdoor recreation and discussed how Pentor Recreation is adapting to the new normal.
Nicholas Denaro, who owns The Ridge Campground, shared his experiences in managing a campground during these challenging times. He discussed the importance of creating a safe and enjoyable environment for campers while also addressing the operational challenges posed by the pandemic.
Scott Hubble, CEO of nuCamp RV, shared his perspective from the RV manufacturing side of the industry. He discussed the surge in demand for RVs during the pandemic and how nuCamp RV has adjusted its production and operations to meet this demand. He also touched on the challenges faced by RV manufacturers in sourcing materials and components due to supply chain disruptions.
Throughout the podcast, the guests shared their thoughts on the future of camping and RV travel. There was a consensus that the popularity of outdoor recreation and RV travel is likely to continue in the post-pandemic world.
However, there are challenges that need to be addressed, such as the need for more campgrounds and improved infrastructure to accommodate the increasing number of RV travelers.
The discussion also touched on the importance of technology in the camping and RV industry. The guests agreed that technology plays a crucial role in improving the camping experience for travelers and in helping campground owners and RV manufacturers to operate more efficiently.
Overall, the podcast provided valuable insights into the current state of the camping and RV industry, as well as a look ahead to its future. The guests shared their experiences and perspectives on the challenges and opportunities facing the industry, and offered their thoughts on how campground owners, RV manufacturers, and others in the industry can navigate these challenges and thrive in the post-pandemic world.
About MC Fireside Chats
Airing live every Wednesday at 2 p.m. (ET), MC Fireside Chats features guests from the camping and RV industry who share their take on the current state of the camping, glamping, and RVing sectors as well as upcoming innovations in RV parks, campgrounds, outdoor resorts, glamping, and the RV industry.
To listen to previous episodes of MC Fireside Chats, visit: https://moderncampground.com/mc-fireside-chats/