Category: Event Reviews

VISION BuzzFeed: Top 10 List of 2014 Marketing Trends

May 2, 2014

by Meena Sandhu As marketers, we are more than familiar with buzzwords, trends, hot topics, industry lingo, etc. – and, in fact, our industry is responsible for creating much of it. However, even the most seasoned marketer can get caught up, swept away or even left in the dust trying to stay on top of Read More

Matt Nelson – Digital Storytelling 101 for Marketers

April 20, 2014

by Bruce Nickson Part 2 of the recap of the March 27th Breakfast Speaker Series event brings you Matthew Nelson, Director of Digital Strategy at DDB Canada/Tribal Worldwide – Vancouver. Matt starts with history, as in: we’ve been telling each other stories for as long as we have communicated with each other. The history of human communication (we Read More

Effective Storytelling in a Digital World

April 10, 2014

by Bruce Nickson Storytelling… It’s About the Hook Part 1 of the recap of the March 27th Breakfast Speaker Series event focuses on Heron Hanuman, Principal, Double H Creative & Digital Director, NATIONAL Public Relations A key component in storytelling: you need a good hook. We’ve been telling stories since the caveman days. Which should remind us that Read More

Creating Need through Utility: Extraordinary Digital Thinkers, Part 6

March 21, 2014

By Bruce Nickson Last, but certainly not least, we present Sandy Fleischer of Pound & Grain, in the sixth and final post recapping the February 20th BCAMA Evening Speaker Series event, The League of Extraordinary Digital Thinkers. A long time ago (1900) in a galaxy far far away (France), there were two brothers: Edouard and Andre. Edouard Read More

Remarketing – Am I Being Stalked? Extraordinary Digital Thinkers, Part 5

March 12, 2014

By Bruce Nickson This post, which features John Hossack of Cardinal Path, is one of six posts that recap the February 20th BCAMA Evening Speaker Series event, The League of Incredible Digital Thinkers. We all know that marketing is becoming more of a science than since forever. The “I don’t know which 50% of my budget I’m Read More

Marketing at the Speed of Light: Extraordinary Digital Thinkers, Part 4

March 9, 2014

By Bruce Nickson In this post, the fourth in the series recapping The League of Incredible Digital Thinkers, the February 20th BCAMA Evening Speaker Series event, John Ounpuu from Blast Radius starts us with a simple homily: Digital is bigger than the icing on your cake. Ummm, thanks John. For that. Some stats: 2.5 billion people online all Read More

The Digital Tsunami: Extraordinary Digital Thinkers, Part 3

March 4, 2014

by Bruce Nickson In this, the third instalment of the recap of the February 20th BCAMA Evening Speaker Series event, The League of Incredible Digital Thinkers, Dean Elissat of Engine Digital talks about the digital tsunami heading our way. Dean gave a very good imitation of a person with a severe vacation hangover on his first Read More

Digital Opportunities for 2014: Extraordinary Digital Thinkers, Part 2

March 4, 2014

by Bruce Nickson At the February 20th BCAMA Evening Speaker Series event, Graphically Speaking’s Darrell Hadden, one of The League of Extraordinary Digital Thinkers, was up next… Darrell began on the subject of Digital Marketing Technologist, an idea he didn’t seem too enamoured with, saying: “the difficulty with digital people and engineers is that they want you Read More

To the Future and Beyond: Extraordinary Digital Thinkers, Part 1

February 25, 2014

BCAMA events are rarely staid. That said, the February 20th BCAMA Evening Speaker Series event featuring The League of Extraordinary Digital Thinkers was about as “unstaid” as it gets. We had a menacing flying drone, an advanced case of vacation hangover, and an appearance by the Green Lantern… plus more than one professional marketer was challenged by Read More

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