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From Cars in Fountains to Futuristic Taco Bell - The Top Marketing Campaigns from #SDCC 2018

Posted by Moderne Team on Jul 25, 2018 1:00:00 PM

San Diego Comic Con is a marketers dream - a gathering of tens of thousands of enthusiastic and excited people looking to get a piece of the brands they love. Every year, whether we are able to make it there or not, we dig deep to find the best marketing of the conference (broken up by stalking the panels of our favorites). This year, our favorite activations ranged from perfectly executed out-of-home media to drunken, silent disco-style radio shows. Check it out below!

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Tags: Experiences, Event Marketing, Experiential Marketing, Guerrilla Marketing, Marketing

CNN's High Profits Mobile Tour

Posted by Moderne Communications on Apr 16, 2015 2:57:47 PM

If you live or work in Manhattan or Brooklyn, you may have spotted a CNN truck cruising the streets this week handing out free munchies to all welcoming onlookers. They’re not just looking to wet people’s appetite for snacks, but the Network has decided to go the route of executing an experiential guerrilla marketing mobile tour to promote their upcoming Series High Profits: Cannabis Meets Capitalism.

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Tags: Event Marketing, Experiential Marketing, Mobile Tours

Key Lessons from Event Tech 2014

Posted by Erica Johnston on Nov 14, 2014 9:59:18 AM

On November 3rd, the Moderne Communications team headed west to Las Vegas for the 2014 Event Tech Conference hosted by Event Marketer Magazine. For two days, we were immersed in the latest technology that can enhance your events, analytics and insights to help you optimize events and platforms, and offer the ease to “do it all” in one place.

The Keynote “The Viral Video Manifesto” started the day off right with the 4 principles to creating contagious content and successful viral videos:

  • Be True – don’t fake it. Overly produced videos don’t feel authentic and therefore are not as “real.”
  • Don’t waste your audience’s time – give them what they are looking for and hook them in the first 10 seconds. Wasting time on setting up the story or punchline isn’t necessary.
  • Be unforgettable and go to extremes – take risks, be bold!
  • Ultimately it boils down to humanity. Touching on the human element and emotionally connecting with people in real and authentic ways will take your video far.
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Tags: Event Marketing, Interactive Technologies, Event Optimization

Create a Total Market Approach

Posted by Meaghan Wamboldt on Oct 6, 2014 1:40:00 PM

With the increase in the number of Hispanics in the United States projected to grow to 129 million by 2060 according to Pew Research, it is vital for brands and products to target a total market.  To successfully target a total market, there are three major points you need to know; what is a total market, why does it pertain to you and how can you accomplish a total market strategy for your brand or product.

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Tags: Event Marketing, Total Market, Hispanic, Hispanic Marketing

Suave Natural Infusion Product Sampling

Posted by Meaghan Wamboldt on Jul 11, 2014 11:28:00 AM

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Tags: Event Marketing, Case Studies, Product Sampling, Brand Ambassadors, Street Teams, Suave

Street Teams Delight New Yorkers with Free Makeovers

Posted by Nicole Grossberg on May 13, 2014 3:28:00 PM

Moderne Communications partnered with Suave to support their new Natural Infusion product launch via street team takeovers near and around Time Square in New York City. Our Brand Ambassador team handed out free samples of the shampoo and conditioner and encouraged people to get a free makeover on their lunch break.

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Tags: Event Marketing, Experiential Marketing, Product Sampling, Brand Ambassadors

Alaska Air Hosts '12th Fan Airlift' Super Bowl XLVIII Viewing Party

Posted by Jenn Maffeo on Mar 12, 2014 2:56:00 PM


As part of their "12th Fan Airlift" Sweepstakes, Alaska Airlines and NFL Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson teamed up to send 56 randomly selected winners and their guests to an exclusive Super Bowl XLVIII game day party at the Royalton Hotel in Manhattan. Winners received an inflight tailgate party onboard a tricked out Boeing 747 "Go Russell!" themed aircraft, admission to the Super Bowl XLVIII game day party, two nights of hotel accommodations and transportation to and from Newark Liberty International Airport. Open to residents in Washington, Oregon and Alaska, the four day sweepstakes extended from January 23rd to January 26th, bringing in over 63,000 entries through the Alaska Airlines Facebook page.

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Tags: Social Media Integration, Event Photo Activations, Experiences, Event Marketing, Experiential Marketing, Alaska Air

Surprised Seahawks Fans Are Flown to NYC for Super Bowl Viewing Party

Posted by Jenn Maffeo on Feb 1, 2014 9:40:00 AM

Alaska Airlines and star NFL quarterback, Russell Wilson, have been preparing an extra special surprise to delight loyal Seahawks fans. In a sweepstakes called "The 12th Fan Airlift," a plane-load of fans won a flight to NYC complete with an inflight tailgate party and entrance to an exclusive Super Bowl XLVIII viewing party in midtown Manhattan.

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Tags: Event Photo Activations, Event Marketing, Experiential Marketing, Alaska Airlines

Fitness Trends 2013: Mud Runs, Obstacle Races and Experiential Marketing

Posted by Jenn Maffeo on Sep 27, 2013 11:26:00 AM

Merrell Taps into the Muddiest Fitness Trend with the “Down and Dirty Mud Run” U.S. Mobile Tour

Calling all weekend warriors, athletes and adventurers: are you bored with your current fitness routine? Roll up your sleeves and prepare to get “down and dirty!”  In a break from most marathons, running races and other mainstream athletic events, brands aren’t afraid to “get their hands dirty” when it comes to sponsoring Mud Runs, Obstacle Courses and Experiential Marketing Events. Launching a nationwide mobile tour of mud and obstacle courses called the “Down and Dirty Mud Run,” Merrell footwear welcomes all men, women and children to participate in a variety of fun events.  Currently down to the last three races on the Merrell Down and Dirty Mud Run Mobile Tour, athletes have been lured in by the thousands with the promise of more mud than you can imagine. Now's the time to register while you still can for the NYC event on 9/29, the Atlanta, GA event on 10/13 or the final event in Sacramento, CA on 10/27.

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Tags: Event Marketing, Experiential Marketing, Mobile Tours, Merrell

Event Marketer Magazine Top 100: Thank You For Your Support!

Posted by Moderne Communications on Sep 12, 2013 1:55:00 PM

We wanted to share our excitement that we've recently been included in the esteemed Top 100 Event Marketing Agencies It List by Event Marketer Magazine!  This year, we were recognized for Guerrilla-Street Programs, Product Sampling and Mobile Marketing.

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Tags: Event Marketing, Experiential Marketing, Marketing Network