Catalyst

Issue 44 | November 13, 2016

Catalyst delivers breakthrough, behavior-changing, brand experiences to your inbox every other week and is the easiest way to stay on top of the latest in the fusion of marketing, technology, and design. This is the newsletter for the obsessively curious marketer.

Featured Story

How to Transform Your User Conferences into Catalysts for Thriving Communities

The brands with the most successful communities recognize that live events are the best catalyst for establishing and cultivating their communities. Follow these four steps for turning your user conferences into catalysts for community.

Must Reads

massnonprofit.org

Creating Fundraising Experiences to Reach Millennial Donors

Reaching Millennials is critical to fostering your nonprofit’s newest and next generation of donors, and it requires expanding beyond galas and other traditional forms of fundraising.

mediapost.com

Agency Sees Samsung Gear VR As Sweet Spot For Clients

There have been differing perspectives on which tier of virtual reality agencies should pursue and at least one believes strongly in the middle-ground approach.

bizbash.com

7 Useful Tech Tools for Meetings and Events

Here are some of the latest apps and software to handle tasks such as networking, media relations, parking, and more for events.

prevuemeetings.com

Discovering Underutilized Visual Opportunities to Engage Attendees

With 65 percent of people being visual learners, there are lots of underutilized opportunities to engage attendees visually in between sessions.

Fringe Ideas

redshift.autodesk.com

Humans and Machines: Intelligence Augmentation Is About to Hit Breakneck Speed

Intelligence augmentation will increase human capabilities exponentially in the future of human-computer and human-robot collaboration.

skift.com

Event Technology Impacts Every Aspect of Meetings But Needs Wider Adoption

Event technology encompasses many different platforms and processes that meeting planners weave into the canvas of the attendee user experience in myriad ways.

medium.com

Periscope Producer, A New Way to Broadcast Live Video

With Producer, you can stream high-quality live video from external sources, including streaming software, hardware encoders, and professional cameras, on Periscope and Twitter.

insights.newscred.com

Your Questions Answered: Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and 360 Video

As you explore VR opportunities for your brand or client, here are answers to some of the questions you may be too afraid to ask.

In case you missed it...

How to Start Crafting "Content Moments" At Your Events

We touched on why you should be building "content moments" into your events, and now, here's how to do it.

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