Scott discusses the three basic phases of post-crisis recovery and how they apply to the Haunt Industry...its more fun than it sounds. PLUS He announces his new email newsletter, "A Shout in the Dark". To join visit ScottSwenson.com and click on the "Click Here to Subscribe to Scott's Newsletter" link. New subscribers get a free gift!
Scott discusses how diversity, in every sense of the word, can improve the creativity and financial success of your haunted attraction.
Scott chats with his old friend and colleague, Alex Crow, about working together at Howl-O-Scream, his career after Busch Gardens and the future of the seasonal attractions industry. Enjoy their poignant observations and silly stories.
Scott discusses ways to think differently in the face of changing times. This episode is dedicated to those who are concerned about their professional, personal and artistic futures.
During part of a long car journey from Orlando to Tampa, Scott talks about the important topics to discuss at the first meetings of the season (aka "The February Meetings"). By identifying challenges and changes early in the year, haunt owners and operators can avoid being caught off guard in the Fall.
Hear Scott's observations from the 2020 HAuNTcon trade show in New Orleans. Also included in this episode is a round table discussion about the importance of creating a team with cast members from Dark Woods Haunted Attraction ( www.darkwoodshaunt.com ) and a really fun interview recorded at The Vampire Bar on Bourbon Street with Deanna and Phil Raybourn of Raybourn Creative ( www.raybourncreative.com )
Based on a suggestion from the "A Scott in the Dark" Facebook group, Scott uses his visit to ChristmasTown at Busch Gardens Tampa to discuss the similarities and changeover process between Halloween and Christmas Events. This episode was recorded on opening night of ChristmasTown 2019.