Talk Presents ENGAGE: NYC The Digital Storytelling Conference

Talk Presents ENGAGE: NYC The Digital Storytelling Conference

March 22, 2017  |  Blog  |  No Comments

ENGAGE: The NYC Digital Storytelling Conference is set for April 19th, 2017.  Dana Settle, Wenda Harris Millard and Andrew Morse join NYC's agency, marketing and tech community to talk about digital storytelling.       This week we're excited to announce that Dana Settle, Co-Founder and Partner of Greycroft Partners will join the program along with Andrew Morse, Co-Founder of Great Big Story and Wenda Harris Millard, Vice Chairman of MediaLink.  Engage NYC is the first conference in NYC to explore the role and future of digital storytelling. The conference explores how advertisers, publishers and platforms leverage content as a tool to create unique engagement and build immersive experiences. Prior speakers

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Six Companies Revolutionizing Digital Storytelling

Six Companies Revolutionizing Digital Storytelling

March 19, 2017  |  Blog  |  No Comments

Storytelling for brands is changing and evolving rapidly across platforms. These companies are changing the way stories are born and spread across the digital ecosystem.  Chatbots, AI, VR,  and video all provide new types of digital experiences for brands and publishers to leverage when it comes to driving engagement among users and viewers.  WEVR WEVR is a virtual reality community and VR platform for creatives that is both developing and funding VR content while working on creating the Youtube of VR content. With a focus on production, distribution and community, WEVR is poised to become the leader in the VR race. Imperson Imperson develops

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Here's How the Business of  Storytelling Is Evolving

Here’s How the Business of Storytelling Is Evolving

March 14, 2017  |  Blog  |  No Comments

Here's How the Business of  Storytelling Is Evolving Digital storytelling at its best always takes advantage of the newest storytelling opportunities. Here are some innovative storytelling examples that are shaping the business and future of storytelling and will continue to do so in the next year. IBM and Salesforce announced they are partnering to leverage IBM Watson’s analytical capabilities with Salesforce’s artificial intelligence technology, Einstein. This partnership will offer artificial intelligence-based solutions for companies that will no doubt offer digital storytelling opportunities. Deutch’s Tacobot: Deutsch is exploring the possibilities of “conversational commerce” with their activation for Taco Bell using Slack. Chatbots were established

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An Inside Look at the ENGAGE: LA The Digital Storytelling Conference

An Inside Look at the ENGAGE: LA The Digital Storytelling Conference

February 23, 2017  |  Blog  |  No Comments

Thank you to everyone who attended another amazing edition of ENGAGE: LA The Digital Networking Conference! The day featured illuminating panels, talks and fireside chats as well as networking breaks for attendees to speak to each other and to speakers. Speakers included influencers and executives from David & Goliath, Survios, KiK Interactive, Jukin Media and more. Thank you to Winston Binch, Oliver Smith, Audrey Wu, Todd Richmond, Alastair Green, Liz Snower, Jason Schragger, Sheila Marmon, Chris Hewish, Matt Silverman, Ivar Chan, Julia Sourikoff, Dan Altmann, David Angelo, Josh Entman, John Deschner, Ricardo Diaz and Sarah Fischer. We also want to extend a

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David Angelo In His Own Words in Digiday

David Angelo In His Own Words in Digiday

January 19, 2017  |  Blog  |  No Comments

An American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement Inductee, David has consistently challenged convention by developing highly innovative and effective advertising solutions for a diverse list of marketers. This list includes Coca-Cola, Lexus, Michelin, Reebok, NFL, Bacardi, Little Caesars, and the New York State Lottery. He is one of the newest featured speakers at our upcoming Engage: LA Digital Storytelling Conference. Digiday featured him discussing his career trajectory in his own words. “David Angelo started his career as a junior art director in 1989 at DDB New York, followed by stints at Chiat/Day and Cliff Freeman & Partners before starting his own

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Unruly’s 2017 Predictions on Changing Media Consumption Behaviors

January 9, 2017  |  Blog  |  No Comments

Here’s what you need know. In 2017, media consumption behaviors will only continue to change as emerging technology continues to evolve - staying on the cutting edge of these consumer behaviors is a big task! Unruly, a digital video distribution agency with a focus on emotional intelligence, has released their social and digital consumption predictions for 2017. Unruly’s managing director Oliver Smith will will be a featured speaker at our upcoming Engage: LA conference. The  report covers the following: Augmented reality has the scale but VR will have deeper impact. Vertical creatives will be the rule rather than the exception in 2017. Audio will have

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Impact Marketing in Today’s Political Climate

January 2, 2017  |  Blog  |  No Comments

In today’s global climate, smart marketing strategies are ones that can help solve some of the world’s biggest problems. With this challenge, we all know that behavioral change and scale are key. Here’s what a few of our Do Good Better 2017 speakers and impact marketing innovators have done to not only expand bottom lines and further their business’s profile but to increase customer loyalty, build goodwill all while actually changing the world and solving some tough problems. Jay Curley, Senior Marketing Manager for Ben & Jerry’s: Jay Curley is the Senior Global Marketing Manager for Ben & Jerry’s. Jay leads the development

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Media Consumption in the Age of Fake News

Media Consumption in the Age of Fake News

December 12, 2016  |  Blog  |  No Comments

Fake news has been in the real news a lot lately. It’s a multifaceted conversation with many sides to the argument. In a clickbait economy, how do we focus on honest reporting without censoring or suppressing voices? How are Google and Facebook’s crackdowns on fake news outlets going to affect digital advertisers? We rounded up the stories you need to read to be fully in the know as this conversation will ultimately shape the way digital media is created, distributed and marketed. What if fake news affects your business? Huffington Post has your reputational clean-up game plan here. Will fake news have

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The Trailblazers of Virtual Reality and Immersive Storytelling

Three of our Engage LA speakers who are changing the face of digital storytelling.

The Trailblazers of Virtual Reality and Immersive Storytelling

November 17, 2016  |  Blog  |  No Comments

It’s well known that virtual reality and immersive experiences are the next frontier of innovation. With personal VR headsets hitting the market in all price points, brands of all kinds are jumping on the bandwagon and creating VR content. Innovators are embracing these emerging formats as not only platforms for effective and engaging storytelling, but the next big opportunities in digital marketing. Read on for the trailblazers in all types of immersive experiences, from heads of VR content studios to expanding chat technologies to robotics. Julia Sourikoff, Head of VR & 360, Tool: Tool is an award winning production company who

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Do Good Better Dives into Solving the World’s Biggest Problems through marketing and technology to impact greater change

Do Good Better Dives into Solving the World’s Biggest Problems through marketing and technology to impact greater change

February 22, 2016  |  Blog  |  No Comments

  Contact: Shanelle Williams, swilliams@talknycforum.com | (310) 774-2823 Do Good Better Dives into Solving the World’s Biggest Problems through marketing and technology to impact greater change   Thought Leaders of Marketing, Technology and Social Innovative focus on activation to drive innovation in tech and digital media programs aimed as having a greater impact. (New York, NY February 22, 2016) – TALK NYC has announced Do Good Better: Innovation in Impact Marketing, a conference bringing New York’s best and brightest in technology, marketing, advertising, and digital media, all in one location on Monday, February 29th, at the Crosby Street Hotel. Our distinguished thought leaders will engage

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