Video Marketing

Optimising your online strategy

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25th Jul 2012

6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts

420 Brunswick Street
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

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Organisations of all sizes are embracing the dynamic qualities of online video to convey company messages, calls to action, to connect with customers in new ways and build stronger brands.

Our panel will discuss the power of online video in your marketing mix, and how best to maximise the potential.

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Here’s a sneaky peek at the speakers for this event.

Mark Blair

Mark Blair

Senior Director Asia Pacific, Brightcove

Mark is a respected thought leader in the Asia-Pacific digital media community. A frequent speaker and panelist, Mark offers keen insight to how leading global and regional brand marketers and media companies are optimizing their digital media content distribution strategies to differentiate themselves from competitors as they capture, retain and engage viewers, fans and customers. Through his extensive work with media companies and brand leaders including Samsung, Sony, J.P. Morgan, TV New Zealand, ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) and NineMSN.

Mark has developed a model for best practices in digital media publishing. He is known for sharing thought-provoking views and insights on both a deeply technical level as well as at a commercial and strategic level for lines of business leaders. Prior to Brightcove Mark worked through dotcom one and two with Allaire, Macromedia and Adobe in a variety of senior field and headquarters based roles in Asia Pacific and North America cutting across sales, marketing and product management.

Brightcove on Facebook | YouTube Channel | Follow on Twitter: @brightcove @markblair

Nicholas James

Nicholas James

Creative Marketing Director, Ride Free Media

Nicholas James is the Creative Marketing Director & Co-Founder of the Digital Agency Ride Free Media.  With a background in Marketing at Westfield Group, Nick knows what it takes to work with campaigns of all sizes & has taken this knowledge to the dynamic and progressive industry of Video Marketing. Over the past 2 years Ride Free Media has worked with clients such as National Storage, Civil Mining & Construction & Griffith University producing & implemented content strategies. By utilising the latest digital strategies, technology and reporting tools Ride Free Media cultivate engaging content and implement it through the most effective online channels.

Ride Free Media on Facebook | YouTube Channel | Follow on Twitter: @ridefreemedia

Andre La Porte

Andre La Porte

Creative Director of La Porte Creative & Trendspotter

André La Porte is a Creative Director and Trendspotter, and soon to be founder of La Porte Creative, Brisbane’s newest full-service ad agency.  For the past 18 years he has worked within the advertising, marketing and media industry and has an excellent understanding of both the media and the society that consumes it.

During the past four years André has operated as a freelancer providing creative direction to his direct corporate clients and SME’s along with moonlighting for various advertising agencies. In order to service his increasing client list, André will give birth to a dynamic creative agency called La Porte Creative - due in August.

His experience includes marketing, advertising and brand development for clients such as Goodlife Health Clubs, Wendy’s, Dreamworld, NineMSN, Mincom, Allianz Australia, Greyhound Australia, Tourism Queensland, AMF Bowling, V8 Supercars and Mitsubishi Motors to name just a few.

Due to his personal and commercial interests in Youth Culture, Consumer Behaviour and Technology André has also been ABC Radio’s ‘Trendspotter and Cool Hunter’ since 2003. Each week André provides listeners throughout the nation with interesting insights and discussion on current and upcoming trends that maychallenge the status quo, along with cool ideas from both Australia and around the world.

Follow on Twitter: @laportecreative @andrelaporte

Panel Chair: Cat Matson

Panel Chair: Cat Matson

Chief Digital Officer, City of Brisbane

Cat Matson is Brisbane's Chief Digital Officer, overseeing the citywide Digital Brisbane strategy. Under the strategy, Cat is responsible for driving economic growth through digital adoption in the SME sector, strengthening the city's digital start-up ecosystem and facilitating Cyber City initiatives. Recently named as a rising female in the technology sector by the Sydney Morning Herald, Cat is considered an industry leader when it comes to the digital space, with a savvy business mind and a robust understanding of the wider business context.

LinkedIn | Follow on Twitter: @catmatson @DigitalBNE

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