Our Global Meetups Stimulate Collaboration and Community Loyalty: A Talk with Flytographer's Director

Michelle Ardiel is the Director of Photographer Operations at Flytographer, the very first platform created for vacation photographers that now works with 500 photographers in 300 cities around the world.

In this short interview, we delve into the ways Flytographer's annual meetups stimulate employee retention by creating a strong bond between its community and, most importantly, by reducing the loneliness feeling that often comes with the freelance lifestyle.

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Passionate about seeing the connections between travelers and local photographers, Michelle fosters community with intentional global retreats that build life-long friendships.

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Photos by Kimon K, Mankica Kranjec, Lyndsay and Jess Keener during Flytographer's 4th global meetup in Lisbon.

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Credits

This episode includes recordings from Ouzo Bazooka.

This episode was produced by Surf Office and our host Carson Sweezy.

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