Category Archive: Event Tech

Nov 20

BeaconConf

BeaconConf November 20, 2014 Virtual Conference “There is a ton of opportunity out there—more than just retail and sporting stadiums.” ~ Kevin Hunter, Gimbal “Beacons are just part of the conversation—out to about 50 Meters… when you combine geofencing, there is a natural handoff.” ~ Kevin Hunter, Gimbal “We have created a tool to support …

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Jul 31

Elevate New York 2014

Elevate New York 2014 July 31, 2014 New York, New York “We eat, sleep, and dream live experiences.” ~ Julia Hartz, Eventbrite “Marketers are becoming technologists.” ~ Lawrence Coburn, DoubleDutch “One of the smartest uses of social media I’ve seen at events… is the SXSW Mobile App.” ~ Brian Solis, Altimeter Group “The SXSW Mobile …

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Mar 24

IEG Sponsorship

IEG Sponsorship March 23-26, 2014 Chicago, Illinois “[To get] content is why you sponsor.” ~ Lesa Ukman, IEG “Social media is the top channel that top brands look to in leveraging their sponsorships.” (Sponsorship decision makers survey) ~ as tweeted by Amelia Zukowski “Consumerization of new tech is the driving force behind the rise of …

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Mar 09

SXSW Interactive, part 4

SXSW Interactive March 7-11, 2014 Austin, Texas “We are seeing a new kind of pinpoint marketing, based on bluetooth smart beacons.” ~ Robert Scoble, Rackspace “We are heading into an always survieled world.” ~ Robert Scoble, Rackspace “When we started the iPhone, Steve didn’t want to have an API because he thought it might mess …

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Mar 09

SXSW Interactive, part 3

SXSW Interactive March 7-11, 2014 Austin, Texas “The opposite of sick is not ‘not sick’. Health is something different. Do you feel awesome all the time?” ~ Chris Matthews, Genesolve “All the devices we use—Fuelband, Up, etc—look backwards. They don’t make the leap of what to do next.” ~ Chris Matthews, Genesolve “The data (fitbit etal) is …

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