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Inspiring Stories from Doha GOALS Forum
Lesa Ukman Aug 4

Inspiring Stories from Doha GOALS Forum

We were privileged to lead a taskforce at last week’s Doha GOALS (Gathering of All Leaders in Sport), an invitation-only conference produced by Richard Attias & Associates. more

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How Prada’s New Arts Complex Builds Cred By Avoiding All References To Fashion
Lesa Ukman Jun 22

How Prada’s New Arts Complex Builds Cred By Avoiding All References To Fashion

Milan is a city where fashion brands come to life as hotels and nightclubs—Armani, Bulgari, Moschino—and restaurants—Dsquared2, Just Cavalli, Trussardi, etc. It is a city where fashion brands also build museums to themselves. Just a month ago, Giorgio Armani opened Armani Silos. The building (designed by Armani himself) is all about selling Armani’s craft, containing three floors of gallery space dedicated to the designer’s famous soft tailoring. more

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Four Keys to Becoming a Data-Driven Organization
Jessi Sanchez and Jessica Parr Jun 2

Four Keys to Becoming a Data-Driven Organization

We recently attended the 2015 Do Good Data Conference in Chicago. Although this annual conference on data, research and analytics is for social sector professionals, much of what we learned applies not only to nonprofits, but to rightsholders of all types. more

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What I Learned at EMS 2015
Bryce McMichael May 22

What I Learned at EMS 2015

A rapid-fire synopsis of my time in San Francisco for the Experiential Marketing Summit 2015, through a sponsorship lens: more

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What I Learned Reviewing 40 Hours of IEG Conference Video
Jim Andrews Apr 29

What I Learned Reviewing 40 Hours of IEG Conference Video

I know that in today’s world event takeaways are expected to be shared during and immediately after conferences, seminars, etc. In fact, I did my share of tweeting highlights on site at last month’s IEG conference, and my colleague Diane Knoepke published a great blog post recapping the social chatter just after Sponsorship Makers concluded. more

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How Sponsors and Rightsholders Are Increasing Audience Engagement
Lesa Ukman Apr 10

How Sponsors and Rightsholders Are Increasing Audience Engagement

At IEG 2015, Jed Pearsall of Performance Research (@SponsorEye) and I conducted a workshop on how technologies are transforming the ways sponsors and rightsholders build deeper bonds with audiences via more meaningful, more personalized and/or more frequent engagement opportunities. more

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#IEG2015: A Thousand Makers Making
Diane Knoepke Mar 25

#IEG2015: A Thousand Makers Making

Thank you and kudos to all of the sponsorship makers who joined us last week for IEG 2015. You brought us great content and creative energy, and you engaged and encouraged each other. more

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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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