Episode 30: The Jimi Day Experience

The Round Six Podcast show

Summary: ALEX AND BRIAN JAM WITH JIMI.<br><br> <br> Brad was off on a top-secret mission at <a href="https://roundsixpod.com/2018/09/28/a-well-executed-fart-steve-strope/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Steve Strope</a>‘s place, and that left Alex and Brian to do their thing. It was the perfect time to grab a guest we’ve wanted to have on for some time, Jimi Day of FM3 Marketing. We’re just weeks out from the SEMA Show, and it was a nice, relaxing evening talking to one of the amazing people behind may of the absolutely mind-blowing automotive events which his company produces and promotes.<br> If there’s any truth to the old adage of a podcast hitting its peak in their thirties, well, they’re starting off with a bang around here. Welcome to the big three-oh, kids.<br> THINGS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE:<br> <br> * Jimi on planning an event<br><br> – The planning process for an event<br><br> – The “event plan”<br><br> – Moving from the event plan to the playbook<br> * Jimi’s headband<br> * The planning timeline<br> * Search for the Ultimate Street Car<br> * On building an NHRA-quality track on Woodward Avenue for a one-day event<br> * Brian plots the Altamont of car events<br> * On eliminating surprises and executing in the moment as necessary<br> * On the old days of car shows VS the modern<br> * From Imagine Motorsports and investment-grade restorations to driving cars<br><br> – Preservation vs enjoyment<br> * <a href="http://www.fm3roadtrip.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">FM3 Road Trip Cars and Cones</a><br><br> – The incredible concept behind the event<br><br> – Sign up for 2019 at fm3roadtrip.com<br> * How investment banking bred confidence<br> * The gut/brain connection and how to utilize it<br> * Getting outside of your comfort zone to create something new<br> * Drive Auto X<br><br> – Getting  people involved<br><br> – All about seat time (12-14 runs per day!)<br><br> – No more shagging cones<br> * On exit strategies and economic indicators<br><br> – Planning on the fly<br> * The Pony Car Steeplechase Challenge is pitched<br> <br> For more information, or if you;re looking to create your own signature event, please reach out to Jimi and his amazing team at FM3marketing.com, or hit Jimi direct on email at <a href="mailto:jimi@fm3marketing.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">jimi@fm3marketing.com</a>.<br><br> For information on the Drive Auto X program, please hit <a href="http://driveautox.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">www.driveautox.com</a>.<br> <a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/0MMewqxTjuRJy3Li1og1Ju" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener"></a><br> <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-round-six-podcast/id1331245201?mt=2" style="display: inline-block; overflow: hidden; background: no-repeat; width: 200px; height: 73px; background-size: contain;"></a><br>