Episode 251: How to Create a Profitable Event with Zack Miller


How can YOU make money by hosting an event?

Get insider tricks of the trade from entrepreneur Zack Miller, who has hustled his way from hosting startup events to hosting his own TV show.

A few highlights from this interview include:
– How to get past business setbacks to move towards success.
– What Zack learned from event start-up, planning, and execution.
– How Zack paid off 50K in credit card debt and grew a business to a team of five at the same time.
– How to attract big sponsors for your event by establishing strong relationships.
– How keywords can help you brand your business.
– How Zack went from hosting a startup event to hustling his way onto hosting a TV show.
– Lessons to be learned from Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich.
– Zack’s best advice for up and coming entrepreneurs.


Zack Miller is an entrepreneur, author, internet personality, and mayor of “Hustle City.” He has over two decades of business experience in starting, investing, advising, mentoring and growing thousands of companies or projects. He has been recognized for his work on the Inside Business Power List, as the youngest person of the 75 most influential people in Hampton.

After his own successful pursuit into the entrepreneurship realm, Zack launched Hatch in Norfolk, VA. This put him on the map as an expert in the startup community. Zack and the Hatch platform prove to be problem solvers for business owners – both startup and established companies.

Zack believes, “At the end of the day we have one belief: Everyone should control the path to the future they desire.” His mission is to provide the ecosystem for entrepreneurs to thrive within, by creating a springboard for them to test, start, launch and grow their businesses. He continues to spread his mission through a weekly business television program that he hosts called Hampton Roads Business Weekly.

Impactful Quotes:

  • “You have to keep going. Just keep going.” – Brandon T. Adams
  • “It’s something that most people don’t do.”
  • “Very quickly people were like, ‘Who is this guy?’”
  • “We should have understood who our target customer was.”
  • “Getting people to commit to days is difficult.”
  • “Sometimes bigger isn’t always better.” – Brandon T. Adams
  • “We tell the good, bad, and the ugly.”
  • “We built a campaign around being the champions of businesses.”
  • “If you make a big impact, and help people, the money will come.”
  • “There’s nothing else I can do than to get through this.”
  • “You just have to hustle your way through it.”
  • “It’s a numbers game.” – Brandon T. Adams
  • “I think communication fixes most things.”
  • “We’re a young, hip company.”
  • “We started as a local company and then became a national brand.”
  • “Figure out ways you can leverage from your own assets.” – Brandon T. Adams
  • “Most people don’t ask questions.”
  • “It’s a crazy roller coaster back and forth.”
  • “You don’t know what you don’t know.”
  • “I just kept hustling.”
  • “When an opportunity comes up, raise your hand.”

Mentions in the Episode

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