articles tagged 'Tom Bates'

Contagion @ SXSW: Wellingtonian Paul Noble-Campbell on being a local in Austin, new tech and the three P's of business

  • SXSW
  • March 16, 2016
  • Tom Bates
Contagion @ SXSW: Wellingtonian Paul Noble-Campbell on being a local in Austin, new tech and the three P's of business

Contagion's Tom Bates caught up with Wellington-born Paul Noble-Campbell, who, somewhat unusually around this time of year, identifies as a local of Austin, Texas, working as a partner and customer experience innovation consultant at Upstream (as an interesting aside, Noble-Cambell's flag design appeared among the entiries submitted for consideration).

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StopPress@SXSW 2015: International Volunteer HQ founder Dan Radcliffe on social responsibility in business

  • Opinion
  • March 13, 2015
  • Tom Bates
StopPress@SXSW 2015: International Volunteer HQ founder Dan Radcliffe on social responsibility in business

StopPress' SXSW correspondent Tom Bates (from Contagion) is once again on the ground at the event and chatting to some interesting people along the way. He recently bumped into New Plymouth-born Dan Radcliffe, the executive director of International Volunteer HQ, and asked him a few questions about his organisation.

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NZ@SXSW: Tessa Gould

  • SXSW
  • March 21, 2014
  • Tom Bates
NZ@SXSW: Tessa Gould

Contagion's Tom Bates went to hang with the geeks and soak up the knowledge at SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas, recently. And while he was there he caught up with a few expat Kiwis doing big things, like Tessa Gould.

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NZ@SXSW 2014: Sarah Robb O'Hagan

  • SXSW
  • March 14, 2014
  • Tom Bates
NZ@SXSW 2014: Sarah Robb O'Hagan

For the past week, Contagion's Tom Bates has been hangin' with the geeks and soaking up the knowledge at SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas. And while he was there he caught up with a few expat Kiwis doing big things. First up, Sarah Robb O'Hagan.

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StopPress@SXSW 2014: Wearable tech – the future or too far?

  • SXSW
  • March 12, 2014
  • Tom Bates
StopPress@SXSW 2014: Wearable tech – the future or too far?

Contagion's Tom Bates got his hands on a pair of Google Glasses at this year's SXSW, and the experience led him to think about the future of wearable tech and the various options currently avaialble on the market.

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Social scoreboard

Zavy and StopPress have worked together to create a scoreboard that compares how the top 25 traditional media advertising spenders in New Zealand have performed on social media over the past 30 days, updated in real time.

StopPress@SXSW 2014: Google's #ArtCopyCode—where creativity meets data

  • SXSW
  • March 11, 2014
  • Tom Bates
StopPress@SXSW 2014: Google's #ArtCopyCode—where creativity meets data

Contagion's Tom Bates headed to the #ArtCopyCode session with Google's marketers at SXSW. So here are some practical examples of how they help brands bring data and insight to life in today's digital world.

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StopPress@SXSW 2014: the new digital age

  • SXSW
  • March 8, 2014
  • Tom Bates
StopPress@SXSW 2014: the new digital age

The opening keynote at SXSW in Austin, Texas, features some heavy hitters. Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, joins Jared Cohen, director of Google Ideas and Steven Levy, senior writer at Wired, for a debate on the next few years in the digital world. Contagion's Tom Bates is there to find out what's next and whether privacy is gone forever.

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StopPress@SXSW: The digital revolution with Sean Parker and friends

  • SXSW
  • March 13, 2013
  • Tom Bates
StopPress@SXSW: The digital revolution with Sean Parker and friends

Sean Parker, founder of Napster and an early investor in Facebook and Spotify, is a figurehead in the digital revolution of the past 15 years. In the wake of his new documentary Downloaded, which tells the story of the controversial music sharing service, Contagion's Tom Bates pulls up a chair to hear his view on how we got to where we are now, how the world has changed and how to move forward.

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StopPress@SXSW: Trend spotting

  • SXSW
  • March 12, 2013
  • Tom Bates
StopPress@SXSW: Trend spotting

What's been happening at SXSW so far? Here's a little recap courtesy of the people soaking up the vast array of topics—from humanity innovation to brand engagement in new media.

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StopPress@SXSW: Mashable Variety Show

  • SXSW
  • March 12, 2013
  • Tom Bates
StopPress@SXSW: Mashable Variety Show

Tom Bates fought his way through the throngs of hipsters taking photos of their food to attend Mashable's Variety Show at SXSW. And from transparent screens to native advertising to Nyan Cat, he got a taste of the future.

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StopPress at SXSW - Al Gore on the future

  • SXSW
  • March 10, 2013
  • Tom Bates
StopPress at SXSW - Al Gore on the future

Our intrepid honorary reporter Tom Bates of Contagion is at SXSW in Austin, Texas – looking into what trends from the world of marketing, media and advertising might affect us in New Zealand this year. Former US vice president and climate change activist Al Gore is up first, talking about the forces shaping the world today. Join us at 10:30am for the liveblog.

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Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee

  • Digital
  • March 4, 2013
  • Tom Bates
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee

In an increasingly digital world, speed is of the essence. And Tom Bates says modern agencies need to think agile if they want to keep up.

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From ten pin bowling to pinball: Tom Bates on staying ahead of the game by keeping the ball in play

  • Digital
  • January 24, 2013
  • Tom Bates
From ten pin bowling to pinball: Tom Bates on staying ahead of the game by keeping the ball in play
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The media landscape has been transformed and fragmented by the power of digital, mobile and social technology. And it's increasingly difficult to work out a plan to get traction for brands in this new, less certain environment. Contagion's Tom Bates looks at three areas worthy of focus for modern-day marketers.

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Contagion's Stories beat Stuff gets the young'uns clicking

  • Advertising
  • February 22, 2012
  • Ben Fahy
Contagion's Stories beat Stuff gets the young'uns clicking

15-29 year olds make up 25 percent of New Zealand's total visitors. And while they may not spend as much as the older folk, they stay here for a longer and are an important chunk of revenue for the industry. Due to a combination of new, exciting and probably cheaper destinations coming into fashion and a lack of activity directed at the youth market over the years, New Zealand has fallen off the radar slightly for this demographic, but Stories Beat Stuff, a digital campaign launched by Contagion last year that asks potential travellers to give something up in exchange for a trip to New Zealand, is helping to change that.

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Swap meet: Contagion and Tourism NZ aim for the young'uns with global trade-in scheme

  • Advertising
  • November 16, 2011
  • Ben Fahy
Swap meet: Contagion and Tourism NZ aim for the young'uns with global trade-in scheme

Most of Tourism New Zealand's sizable marketing and comms budget now gets directed towards digital channels in an effort to get 'active considerers' on the plane. And its latest work via Contagion is trying to tempt the Gen Ys back for some backpacking with Storiesbeatstuff.com, something the agency believes is "possibly the largest social media campaign a New Zealand agency has produced". 

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