This month’s stories include the arrival of facial recognition for event check-in, experiential design trends from CES and a brilliantly futuristic stage design.
When Festivals Go Wrong (2min watch)
The stuff of nightmares for anyone in the event world. The Fyre Festival fiasco is laid bare in a great Netflix documentary.
Nike’s Flexible Screens (2min explore)
This brilliant concept started as an employee training idea but was then picked for in-store activation.
Facial Recognition Event Check-in (2min explore)
Claims to be 50% faster than traditional event check-in.
Alexa Interrupts Presenter (1min explore)
We’ve used Alexa within main-stage presentations, thankfully this has never happened.
The Future of Conference Branding (2min explore)
This event about the future of architecture took its inspiration from 3D software: a wireframe style stage and a nice interactive AR idea.
Pour yourself a drink – using only your mind (2min explore)
The brilliantly named Thirsty Thoughts offers a captivating way to focus minds at events.
Taking place on the 22nd Feb this event boasts an incredible lineup, from V&A curators to Aardman creative directors – brilliant stimulus for anyone charged with telling stories or designing narratives.
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