May 10

Disrupt NY

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Disrupt NY
May 9-11, 2016
New York, New York

“Immersion was the thread that I was following, but the ability to scale it didn’t exist five years ago.”
~ Chris Milk, VRSE

“The killer app for VR is storytelling—we just haven’t mastered it yet.”
~ Chris Milk, VRSE

“In a couple of generations of phones , I think they’ll do everything you can do with a tethered system now.”
~ Chris Milk, VRSE

“I hope every social platform in the world goes for a content strategy.”
~ Tim Armstrong, AOL

Visual Quote:
Chris Milk, VRSE
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“Citizen Kane doesn’t come in year 2 (of VR). It isn’t going to take us decades, but it will take some time….”
~ Chris Milk, VRSE

“We are not Facebook. Our time is spent focusing on Google’s strength. Wanting to be someone else is a mistake.” (re its ad product)
~ Sridhar Ramaswamy, Google

“VR can (bring about) the democratization of human experience, the way the internet (brought) it for data.”
~ Chris Milk, VRSE

Conference Link: Disrupt NY

May 05

DLDnyc

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DLDnyc
May 3-4, 2016
New York, New York

“We have to emancipate every moment of the day.”
~ Lidewij Edelkoort, Parsons School of Design/Trend Union

“It is in the financial interest of businesses to put women in leading positions.”
~ Alec Ross, Author

“When you have a city with a lot of diversity, you have the makings of a hub.”
~ MaryAnne Gilmartin, FCRC

Visual Quote:
Don Tapscott at #DLDnyc
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“Even if you never used Google or signed up for Facebook, they know 60% and 20% of what you do in Internet—scary.”
~ Marc Al-Hames, CLIQZ

“Successful companies aren’t focused on what’s hot today, but on what we’ll need in the future.”
~ Aydin Senkut, Felicis Ventures

Conference Link: DLDnyc

Apr 27

NewCo Boston

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NewCo Boston
April 27, 2016
Boston, Massachusetts

“In the cloud, we give away little bits of ourselves everyday.”
~ Norman Guadagno, Carbonite

“Companies spend $14 on advertising for every $1 that they spend on understanding their customers.”
~ Howard Kogan, C Space

“One of the most significant technology events in the last 10 years… Amazon Web Services launched.”
~ Dan Katcher, Rocket Farm Studios

“[Mavrck is] human-to-human marketing at scale… use of influencer marketing to get around the ad apocalypse.”
~ Lyle Stevens, Mavrck

Visual Quote:
Howard Kogan at #NewCoBOS
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“1 out of 10 times that you are queried in the healthcare system, there is an error. Scary!”
~ Omar Hussain, Imprivata

“Making farming accessible to everyone is one of our biggest goals.”
~ Jon Friedman, Freight Farms

“I love NewCo Boston because I get to attend a conference AND see the city all in one day.”
~ as tweeted by Taylor McKnight

Conference Link: NewCo Boston

Apr 20

IEG 2016

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IEG 2016
April 17-20, 2016
Chicago, Illinois

“Millennials want to know what a brand stands for. Humanizing brands is a huge opportunity.”
~ Chris Brandt, Taco Bell

“Taco Bell targets 20-year-olds. Why? Because, who doesn’t want to be in their 20’s. It’s a mindset.”
~ Chris Brandt, Taco Bell

“Millennials don’t want to be sold to, they want to be engaged.”
~ Chris Brandt, Taco Bell

“B2B is becoming H2H. Businesses are run by people and authentic storytelling humanizes B2B.”
~ Maggie Connor, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

“Anheuser-Busch InBev plans to spend less on sponsorship rights and more on activation going forward. Fewer, bigger, better, bolder.”
~ as tweeted by Clint Paterson

Visual Quote:
Dean Kamen at #IEG2016
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“Enhancing experiences is about digital.”
~ Eelco van der Noll, Anheuser-Busch InBev

“Understanding your customer is more important than reaching big numbers.”
Matt Rogan, Two Circles

“Data enables you to know the stories of why your fans, audiences are involved with you.”
Matt Rogan, Two Circles

“It is much more effective to have someone else tell your story, so use social influencers to help.”
~ Chris Brandt, Taco Bell

Conference Link: IEG 2016

Apr 05

Ad Age Digital

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Ad Age Digital
April 5-6, 2016
New York, New York

“Is conflict of interest the new norm?” (most important question of the day)
~ Alex Bruell, Advertising Age

“Publishers need a better business, because we need a place for our ads.”
~ Lou Paskalis, Bank of America

“Advertising is interrupting a thought. Marketing is about adding to the thought. Context matters.”
~ Lou Paskalis, Bank of America

“Some day we are going to carry devices in pockets with access to the world’s knowledge… and use them for selfies.”
~ Ev Williams, Medium

“People spend 80% of their time in their top 3 apps.”
~ as tweeted by Tina Anthony

Visual Quote:
Lou Paskalis at #aadigital
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“You can’t understand the world by tweets alone.”
~ Ev Williams, Medium

“Medium empowers everyone with a story to tell and measures success through viewpoints, not page views.”
~ Ev Williams, Medium

“You can’t rely on tricks or shouting louder, even if you’re talking to the right people. You have to be relevant.”
~ Ev Williams, Medium

“We’ve enhanced the ability to create a brand, and a distinct site, on Medium.”
~ Ev Williams, Medium

“We think we can create a symbiotic relationship—when brand content shows up, its going to look seamless.”
~ Ev Williams, Medium

Conference Link: Ad Age Digital

 

 

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