The Forrester EMEA Marketing Forum is Just Around the Corner

Forrester’s Marketing Forum EMEA is fast approaching — November 17-18, 2009, in London. I'll be presenting at this event on the topic of 'How Media Will Never be the Same Again'.  The presentation will kick of the Consumer Product Strategy afternoon session focused on series of research we're building that deals with the interplay of media, technology and brands.  We call it the Media Meltdown.  My colleagues Nick Thomas will also be presenting on how the Media Meltdown makes media companies of us all and finally another colleague Ian Fogg will be presenting on how technology companies both shaped and are react to the Media Meltdown.  Before Nick and Ian I'm thrilled to announce that Nokia's Tim Grinsditch will be giving an industry key note to the session which will focus on Nokia's music strategy.  It is a great agenda and I look forward to seeing some of you there

 

Elsewhere in the event, other leading Forrester analysts will present on leapfrogging competitors out of the recession, enriching online engagement with customers, and which product and service innovations to be ready for. This event provides a platform where marketing and Customer Experience professionals can share innovative best practices, network with peers, benefit from keynotes and track sessions, and pose direct questions to top Forrester analysts during One-On-One Meetings.

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Case Study: The NHL Uses Tweet-Ups To Energize Its Fan Base And Reach New Audiences

Nate Elliott[Posted by Nate Elliott. Follow me on twitter.]

Yesterday we published a case study that I'm really excited about, covering how the NHL used tweet-ups to create excitement for the 2009 Stanley Cup playoffs. The league worked with fans to organize a series of events that took place simultaneously around the world on the opening night of the playoffs. I had a chance to attend the tweet-up in Vancouver, and thought they were a great example of the power of both online and offline influence.

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