#55- The Daily Show-Advocacy for Entertainment, Starbucks Revenge Saga, The Thrill of Franchising and a Culinary Adventure at Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival

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Experience the business of fun as we navigate through an intriguing combo of politics, secret coffee recipes, and the world of franchising. Brace yourself for an exciting journey that promises to enlighten you on the importance of having local politicians on your side, the cunning revenge of a disgruntled ex-Starbucks employee, and the unconventional yet fascinating world of franchises and wiffle ball fun attractions.

The first part of our chat revolves around the importance of advocacy and relationships with local politicians in the entertainment industry. We investigate the potentially explosive aftermath of a Starbucks employee’s revenge by leaking secret recipes online, also covering the implications of potential hires’ social media activity. From there, we shift gears to the exhilarating world of franchising, paying particular attention to brands like Ripley’s and First of All. Journey with us as we explore their innovative attractions like football bowling and indoor pickleball. We wrap up our discussion with an immersive experience at Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival in Florida, taking you through a culinary journey around the world. From sampling international delicacies to collecting cool souvenirs, this episode is truly a feast for your senses!

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The brainchild of two location-based experience enthusiasts, Christine Buhr and Brandon Willey, the LBX Collective aims to inform and educate, create opportunities to connect with industry peers, and to spur collaboration, discourse, and cross-pollination of ideas.

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