This is a pretty exciting week for many attendees heading to their favorite FutureM event(s). If you’re looking for something to do this week (and if there are open spots) you should definitely check out and sign-up for some of these events.
Search, Social and the New Intersection of Desire:
When: Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 7AM – brought to you by Cronin and Company.
Where: Virtual Program
Speakers: Bill Hunt, Back Azimuth Consulting; Dan Weingrod, Director of Innovation Strategies at Cronin and Co.
Overview: From its inception, Search has rapidly become one of the most disruptive forces to hit traditional advertising. Now with the rise of Social Media, there’s a new disruptor in town and a new way for Brands to learn from, respond to and connect with audiences. We’ll look at both sides and offer strategies and actionable recommendations as to how marketers can best incorporate Search and Social together in the marketing mix.
Shift Your Thinking, or Get Left Behind by Your Customers:
When: Tuesday, October 5, 2010, from 8-10AM – brought to you by Mullen.
Where: Cambridge Innovation Center, 1 Broadway, Floor 4, Cambridge MA
Speakers: John More, Chief Media Officer, Mullen; Jay Sampson, Senior Director of Emerging Media Sales Microsoft Advertising; John Trimble, Chief Revenue Officer, Pandora; Jorey Ramer, Founder & VP Corporate Development Jumptap
Overview: Come hear from three industry change agents about the Shift in where ad dollars are being deployed, the Shift to more immersed brand experiences and the Shift in how consumers define marketing channels. Xbox, Jumptap and Pandora are three leading players in disrupting the status quo and will discuss new and better ways brands are talking to consumers.
Free FutureShake Tasting (Now with PowerSharing Built In!):
When: Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 12-1PM
Where: ? (somewhere close to the Liberty Hotel)
Overview: On your way to CHANGE, look for Harvey, b.good’s big black shake truck. He’ll be parked somewhere near the entrance to the Liberty Hotel. Come taste three delicious new b.god shakes invented exclusively for FutureM based on input gathered through social media – and help pick the winning flavor, to be featured in b.good stores. Follow @agencypja for our exact location, and come get your FutureShake on.
FutureM Opening Night:
When: October 5, 2010, 4:30-8:00PM
Where: Wong Auditorium/MIT Tang Center – 2 Amherst St, Building E51-115, Cambridge MA
Speakers: Josh Bernoff, Author and Senior VP, Idea Development; Chris Brogan, President, New Marketing Labs; Brett Keller, CMO, Priceline; David Kenny, President, Akamai Technologies. Host – Brian Bergstein, Deputy Editro, Technology Review.
Overview: This event is a kick-off part hosted by MITX and FutureM.
The Future of Online Collaboration Through Social Software:
When: Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 5-7PM – brought to you by IBM
Where: IBM Center of Social Software – 1 Rogers St, Cambridge MA
Overview: Join IBM for a reception and tour of the IBM Innovation at the Center for Social Software.
BzzAgent’s Monsters of Pork:
When: Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 7-9PM
Where: Petit Robert Central – 101 Arch Street, Boston MA
Overview: Reminiscent of England’s Monsters of Rock festivals, BzzAgent and @eatBoston have collected some of Boston’s monster chefs to show you the ins and outs of pig butchery.
The event’s listed above are only a few of the events happening during the week of FutureM. To learn more and get a running list of all the events check them out here: FutureM event list. Also, be sure to check out our UI Web Design Event: The Future Face of Your Digital Business. We can’t wait to see all the attendees there.
Some exciting events this week. Looking forward to good times and Boston web designs at FutureM.