Rachel Kirkpatrick Boucher, Author at Event Marketer - Page 27 of 69

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August 11, 2015

Why Bonnaroo’s Signage Appeals to Millennials

Millennials are notoriously sensitive to overt marketing ploys and that includes over-commercialized messaging. At this year’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in June, a four-day event with 80,000-plus millennials in attendance, sponsoring brands demonstrated just how well they understood that fact. The 14-year-old festival’s producer Superfly, New York City, steers brands away from heavy branding,...

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August 4, 2015

How History Keeps Comic-Con Activations Fresh

“Vikings” is one of History’s most successful TV shows, which is why for the past few years the brand has brought the series to life through immersive San Diego Comic-Con activations. This year’s convention marked the third year History has activated a “Vikings” program. So, how does the brand make sure what it’s offering is...

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July 29, 2015

Three Strategies For Creating Concert Content

Marketers looking at concert event sponsorships to amplify brand messaging are looking in the right direction. A new study by event marketing technology company Tagkast has found that, among all event attendee types, concert attendees are most likely to share branded photos on social media and produce social endorsements for brand sponsors. Concert activations hold...

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July 24, 2015

Wellness TruFood Pet Sampling Goes Epicurean

Wellness TruFood, a new category of dog and cat food that contains nutritious ingredients like chia seeds, kale and yogurt cultures, on June 25 kicked off a national pet sampling tour with an event in New York City. The event, called Barkfest, featured a roster of pet-friendly activities at the Madison Square Park Dog Run,...

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July 22, 2015

High-Tech Gamification Drives Air Force Performance Lab

To attract tech-minded millennial youth and young adults, the Air Force Recruiting Service has launched its latest experiential asset—the Air Force Performance Lab, which it is calling its most personalized mobile tour yet. Designed to highlight career opportunities, the Lab has activated eight times since its launch on May 18. And after visiting air shows,...

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