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Making the Most of IEG 2015
Diane Knoepke Mar 9

Making the Most of IEG 2015

It’s time to choose your own adventure at Sponsorship Makers. As you shape your IEG Conference plan of attack, we have a few tips on finding the moments that will “unleash the power of invention”…along with a little help finding the coffee and cocktails.    more

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In Our Always-On World, Invention Is Disproportionately Rewarded
Lesa Ukman Feb 4

In Our Always-On World, Invention Is Disproportionately Rewarded

I am energized by all of the new ideas for partnerships that are bubbling up from unexpected areas. We will be featuring many of these horizon-expanding stories and the people that are bringing invention to our field at Sponsorship Makers, IEG’s annual sponsorship conference next month. more

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Why You Should Enjoy This Year’s Super Bowl More Than Any Other
Jim Andrews Jan 29

Why You Should Enjoy This Year’s Super Bowl More Than Any Other

Much of the buzz surrounding Sunday’s Super Bowl will be about the matchup between the defending champion Seahawks and the dynastic Patriots, the quality of the advertising spots, Marshawn Lynch’s postgame comments (or lack thereof), Katy Perry’s halftime performance, and (new this year) the PSI of the game balls. more

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Put Audience Engagement at the Heart of Everything
Jim Andrews Jan 26

Put Audience Engagement at the Heart of Everything

The headline for this post can be considered 2015’s single-bullet to-do list for anyone involved in sponsorship. more

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Shifting the Focus of Activation to Mobile
Lesa Ukman Jan 9

Shifting the Focus of Activation to Mobile

Mobile-based activation of partnerships is playing an increasingly critical role because it enables sponsors to deliver the right message at the right time and in the right place. No sponsor does it better than The Coca-Cola Co. more

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How The Canadian Olympic Committee Harnesses Content, Community And Channels To Increase The Value Of Sponsorships
Lesa Ukman Dec 23

How The Canadian Olympic Committee Harnesses Content, Community And Channels To Increase The Value Of Sponsorships

Under the direction of CEO Chris Overholt—who will be speaking at Sponsorship Makers, IEG’s 2015 annual conference—the Canadian Olympic Committee has become a worldwide leader in creating and exploiting new and emerging assets, including opportunities enabled by digital and social media. more

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Don’t Be That Guy: Moving Beyond Engagement to Measuring Social Media’s Marketing ROI
Cassie Gray Dec 19

Don’t Be That Guy: Moving Beyond Engagement to Measuring Social Media’s Marketing ROI

Ask today’s typical social media marketers what their goal is and you’ll most likely hear, “growing engagement.” This is true among properties and sponsors that have embraced Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and other platforms as activation channels: Social engagement is increasingly cited as a metric for sponsorship success. more

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Sponsorship Makeover: Revamping Your Digital and Mobile Content Strategies
Kristen Pelanchyk Nov 13

Sponsorship Makeover: Revamping Your Digital and Mobile Content Strategies

In today’s connected world, it’s not surprising to hear that 23 percent of our time using media is spent on our mobile devices. Whether marketer, mom or Millennial, we can’t go very long without checking Facebook, hitting refresh on Instagram, or laughing at the latest YouTube sensation. more

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Finally, CMOs View Community Partnerships as Brand- and Business-Building Asset
Lesa Ukman Oct 22

Finally, CMOs View Community Partnerships as Brand- and Business-Building Asset

Many of the CMOs who spoke at the Association of National Advertisers’ annual Masters of Marketing conference last week highlighted the power of partnerships with nonprofits, and the business- and brand-building benefits of doing good. more

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