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1871, 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1212w
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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August 2018

1871- Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in your Business

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
CushWake Room 1.08, 1871, 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1212w
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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Instructor: Matt Wren Description: This workshop will cover Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) - what they are, how they work, and most importantly how you can identify opportunities in your industry to solve problems and offer solutions using immersive technology. We will briefly talk about the current and near future state of AR and VR hardware, the general investment ecosystem, and how the technologies are being embraced by major platform providers. After that we will talk about which industries are…

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1871 – Pitching Your Story to the Media: What Do You Do When/If You’re Newsworthy—And What to Do About It

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
CushWake Room 1.08, 1871, 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1212w
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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Overview of Session:  Your big idea is more than an idea now. It has legs. It has customers. It has people talking. Maybe you have money coming in as well. Now, you want to bring your message to the masses. But the news media is a lot different than social media. This seminar will help you steer through the media landscape and ask: - Is every idea good for TechCrunch? - How do I start getting a buzz? - Should John Pletz at…

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1871 – Build Your Business Through Smart Partnerships with Jason Nierman

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
CushWake Room 1.08, 1871, 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1212w
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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OVERVIEW: To keep marketing and operating costs at a minimum, many start-ups rely on strategic partnerships for customer acquisition. Come to hear proven strategies and tactics for leveraging partnerships to accelerate your company’s growth. Topics will span identifying the right types of deals (based on your business model) to maximizing the potential of your partnerships. You'll hear first-hand recounts of partnerships that both wildly succeeded and never lived up to their potential. We'll focus on the "why" in each scenario…

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