|[February 20, 2013]
AudienceView Announces Futurist Garry Golden as AVConnect 2013 Keynote Speaker
TORONTO --(Business Wire)--
is pleased to announce that futurist Garry Golden will give the keynote
address at its fourth annual AVConnect
users conference, rounding out an already stellar line-up of industry
experts. Attendees are getting ready to check in at the lovely Hilton
San Diego Resort and Spa for this memorable user event taking place
February 26 to 28, 2013.
An academically trained futurist, Golden is one of the world's leading
forecasters and strategists, speaking and consulting on issues that are
shaping business and society in the 21st century. He trains audiences to
close the gap that may exist between changes from the outside world and
changes within their company or industry.
At AVConnect 2013, Golden will inspire attendees to tap into their inner
futurist so they can spot market trends and disruptions on the horizon,
then uncover the resulting opportunities. The big data buzz will be
demystified and simplified, with Golden revealing how translating data
can influence behaviour change in customer relationships and improve
overall service satisfaction. This insight will enable entertainment
professionals, as futurists, to navigate the opportunities and
challenges of a more transparent, accountable relationship with their
Golden will discuss the future of mobile and social media, how both will
continue to evolve around advances in software and shifting cultural
norms, and why beig innovative with next-generation technologies will
shape the audience experience. The demographic transition of Generation
Y, which grew up with technology, will also present new opportunities
and challenges for traditional business models as they experience
changes in life stages and lifestyles.
"Garry's keynote will be powerful and valuable for AVConnect 2013
attendees, helping them to embrace developments in a new way, increase
their foresight to identify emerging trends, and solve business
challenges through disruptive and transformative innovation," said Mark
Fowlie, President and COO for AudienceView. "There is something for
everyone at AVConnect 2013. We are excited to be presenting three days
of education and a forum ripe for networking with industry peers so that
everyone goes home equally inspired."
Following feedback for a resounding 'more!' and to meet user needs,
AVConnect has been extended over three days for the first time this
year, allowing for additional sessions and more time for each session.
Attendees from around the world will benefit from hands-on training,
engaging panel discussions, inspiring case studies, education sessions
led by in-the-trenches experts, and networking with fellow AudienceView
users in the sunny city of San Diego.
AudienceView provides a powerful, enterprise-level e-commerce solution
to the entertainment industry, including commercial and not-for-profit
arts organizations, regional ticketing agencies, arenas, film festivals,
college athletics, professional sports teams, and race tracks. With
customer relationship management (CRM) at the core, it ensures
ticketing/e-commerce, marketing, fundraising, content management, venue
management and business analytics are effectively integrated in a
single, easy-to-use, web-based solution. Supporting over 550 venues
across five continents, AudienceView operates seamlessly across
traditional and next-generation environments - from physical box
offices, kiosks and desktop computers to social media, mobile and tablet
is the world's first white-label, self-serve e-commerce and CRM
solution. Developed upon the company's widely deployed e-commerce
platform, the innovative, cloud-based solution enables any business or
brand to enter the emerging self-serve event management and ticketing
market quickly, affordably and profitably. It provides more features and
functionality than other currently available self-serve platforms.
For additional information please visit AudienceView.com,
or connect with the company on Facebook (News - Alert) (http://www.facebook.com/audienceview)
and Twitter (News - Alert) @AudienceView (http://twitter.com/AudienceView).
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