Matt O'Connell | Mar 26, 2012
Let’s make this week the one where you make giant leaps forward in your professional career. Let’s make it the one where you spend five minutes every day looking for conferences and events that can bring you to the next level. Now, I don’t know what your profession is, but the events below cover a pretty decent spread of opportunities. The ones here cover everything else.
The Four A’s are hosting a gathering in Beverly Hills that they’ve dubbed Transformation LA. This important event will celebrate the accomplishments of organizations across the advertising spectrum and spark discussions on how advertisers are going to stay at the top of their game.
Meanwhile, a little further north in San Francisco, the Multicultural Marketing Summit gets under way. This is a conference designed to delve into the nitty gritty details of demographic data, pulling apart all of the latest research and insight to give marketers a very specific idea of how to engage their audience and who exactly their audience is.
Planet Under Pressure might sound like the scheme of a supervillain, but it’s really designed to fight against our world’s more natural and gradual threats. This event held in London will discuss large-scale, long-term solutions for the Earth.
In Barcelona, movers, shakers and eaters are gathering for Alimentaria, called one of the most important food & drink trade shows of the year. It will plug on for the better part of the week, inducing a great deal of hand-shaking and food comas.
Strategic International Communications are the topic of discussion in Vancouver where a power-packed panel of proven strategies helps attendees revitalize their internal communications systems for the better part of the week.
With nearly 70 events starting today, there’s a well of opportunities to expand your knowledge and career. It’s all available right here on Conference Hound, so join up and browse around to keep up with the latest.
We have an update on the man who might be the most successful and/or badass film director kicking around: James Cameron. Over the weekend, his trip down to the lowest point on Earth, the Mariana Trench, was a success. It was a dangerous and technically complex adventure that offered a lot of challenges, and we’re all glad to have him back. Not even the aliens at the bottom of the ocean could claim him. I assume they’ll be releasing some crazy footage of him fighting them off with ray guns any minute now.
Wired published an exhilarating article on Linked In’s founder Reid Hoffman, who has made a name for himself by successfully destroying every obstacle in his path, and pioneering some not only exciting, but useful stuff.
Who likes cats? Everybody that uses the internet, that’s who.
About the Author: Matt hails from Boston and has a background in Film and Writing. As weather phenomena go, he prefers earthquakes to Nor'easters these days, so he's currently residing in the East Bay. He produced a feature film called "Night Sounds" after graduating from Emerson College, which premiered at a film festival in Massachusetts. Matt continues to write screenplays and work in the film community, while working as a freelance copywriter, editor, and part-time member of the Hound.