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Bringing to life a magazine: get your tickets to Idealog’s Design Event featuring Peter Haythornthwaite, Sam Ramlu, Carin Wilson and more
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Idealog’s Design Series Event is fast approaching, and will feature talks from design deity Peter Haythornthwaite, Method Agency’s managing director Sam Ramlu, craftsman, sculptor and educator Carin Wilson, and RCG’s associate director Andy Florkowski, live painting from up-and-coming artist Jake Feast, as well as the grand reveal of the winner of our Blunt + Generator Umbrella experiment. With just over a week to go, now is a great time to get tickets.

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Industry folk share their favourites for National Poetry Day
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Poetry is being shared in all corners of the country on this fine day, as today marks the 19th annual National Poetry Day, since known as Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day after the company penned a sponsorship agreement in March. In commemoration of the day, we share some favourite poems from people in the industry (and our office, because why not).

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StopPress Presents: How to win friends and influence people
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Celebrity endorsement is as old as advertising itself, spanning everything from Pope Leo XIII appearing on a poster for vin Mariani back in the late 1800s to Keiran Read giving Plumbing World the thumbs up to Homer Simpson designing ‘The Homer’. But the digital age has accelerated the trend and moved it in a different direction, with brands trying to cash in on the cachet of celebrities both traditional and new age. So how can they bask in the glow of these ‘influencers’? And how can they use imagery to make an impact? The next StopPress Presents event aims to uncover a few tricks of the trade.

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SPONSOR POST: Get up-close and personal with designer, technologist and sustainability flag waver Jessi Baker
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Small businesses are all about the people, right? The owners, the manufacturers, the clientele. There’s a story at every turn, so why aren’t they being told? Well, at an event organised by Good magazine, London-based designer and technologist Jessi Baker, the founder of social enterprise Project Provenance, will be sharing her experience around storytelling in small business marketing and creating user-centred experiences in the e-commerce sphere. So grab yourself a ticket.

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AUT offers up some sacrificial lambs to adland’s high priests
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It’s that time of year again, when fresh faced young’uns with dreams of creative greatness prostrate themselves in front of adland’s judgemental powerbrokers and show off the year’s handiwork. So get thee to the end of year show for the AUT Ad Creativity course on Friday 9 November at the Film Construction building in Minnie St if you want to see it.

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Selling well: Ideaworks shares the retail love with Bird and Butler breakfast
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It’s pretty tough out there in retail at the moment, with the internet affecting bricks and mortar and economic malaise affecting everyone. But there are plenty of savvy retailers making it work and a couple of international retail gurus—Jon Bird, IdeaWorks’ chief executive based in Sydney, and UK retail expert Martin Butler—are visiting next week to share some of their secrets.

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Talkin’ bout a revolution
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The digital age is changing the way we live and work. And whatever your industry or interest, you’re part of the wave, like it or not. And digital media conference The Project, described as “a collision of thought on social media and digital communication”, is your chance to figure out how to ride it.

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Westfield’s inaugural breakfast seminar serves up a big helping of retail brain food
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It’s pretty tough going in the retail sector at the moment. And, as the digital wave keeps breaking, it’s increasingly important to try and keep up with the play. And, thanks to Westfield, local retailers will be able to get their heads around some of the issues affecting the sector at the inaugural Retail Brain Food for Breakfast Seminar in Auckland next month. 

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Mingle bells
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Calling all juggernauts, magnates and moguls. Paul Matthews and Alex Erasmus from Bullet PR have organised a bit of a do for the marcomms and media industries, so register online here and head down to the inaugural Media Mingle on 19 November to engage in, as the title suggests, some …

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Little TED
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The much-attended, much-admired TED conferences in California have spawned a local baby: TEDx, to be held in Auckland October 1.

The youth-orientated event is being organised by Kiwi TED delegate , Richard Hollingum of The Department of Doing.

“As well as talks from eight extraordinary people there’ll be inspirational interludes …

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Rockin’ in the online world
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Will you be one of only 40 people that will attend a value-for-money event organized by our friends at IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) NZ? The not-for-profit organization is holding a seminar in Wellington called ‘Online Strategies that will Rock your CEO’. Sounds funky. Three industry experts will explain how to …

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Search Engine boot-camp
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Do you know how to infiltrate enemy lines with SEO, PPC, SMM and SEM? What are you waiting for, private, ten-hut to the 3rd Search Engine Boot-Camp by Search Strategies. In 11 training sessions, you will be briefed on the most efficient techniques in search and social media in the …