Tag: live events

Managing Sponsorship Initiatives Post-Pandemic

May 12th, 2021 | Ian Malcolm, President and CEO, Lumency

Of little surprise, the COVID-19 pandemic will have an impact on how brand marketers should be thinking about sponsorship for the remainder of 2021, and at least into 2022, if not longer. Consumers expect the pandemic to continue to be a concern until December 2021. It will likely be between 15 and 18 months between their ‘normals’.

We expect consumers to reengage with the world around them in stages, moving from household and neighborhood to their wider communities and regions, and then to national and international travel. It is the trusted brands that are alongside Canadians on that journey that can build relevance and earn attribution.

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“Live” from XLIVE

January 23rd, 2019 | Mark Harrison, President & CEO, T1

I love events.

I’m amazed at what attracts people to get together. To spend their money. To use their points. To invest their time. To share their passion. With friends. With strangers. With strange friends.

But I may be more enthralled by the people who stage these events. The curators of these experiences. As one thought-provoking presenter prosed – are events an art or a business? I tend to think of the best event curators as both artisans, mad scientists and hustling entrepreneurs.

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