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Why You Should Talk to Strangers

How many times have you found yourself on your phone, scrolling through your same old feed, in a room you paid hundreds or even thousands of dollars to be in, surrounded by people you know can help your career...if you'd only introduce yourself?

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Not All Creatives Are Created Equal. Which Type Are You?

We are loving this quiz by Adobe Create, which allows you to see your creative type in a super fun interactive format that displays some of the magic of motion graphics that Adobe helps create. 

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Meet Traver Normandi, Senior Account Executive at Remix

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Conference Breakdown: Leading Design: New York 2019

Workflows, style libraries, client feedback — design is about so much more than design, especially when you're working with a team. If you're someone who operates at the intersection of leadership and design, check out the Leading Design conference. After three years in London, Leading Design added a US-based event this year with its conference in New York.

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Our New Collaboration: Remix + Mint = Incredible Events!

You know all those things that can go wrong with an event? The mic doesn’t work, the food tastes terrible, the room is hot, the room is cold, the lighting is terrible, no one shows up, the signage has typos, and there’s nowhere to sit. Mmmhmmm… we feel your pain. Events can be HARD to pull off which is why Remix has focused on the speaking and content side of things… until now. Today we’re excited to announce our collaboration with an amazing event services company: Events by Mint!

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Conference Breakdown: FITC

What is FITC?

In its 15th year, FITC attracts 1,300 digital creatives, who this year descended on Toronto. They included our very own Traver Normandi, an account executive at Remix.

"It's basically the nexus between creatives and designers, everyone from 3D artists, branding experts, writers and tech pros," he said. "It's where creatives get updates and experience the most exciting advancements evolving for storytelling."

Blooming from the themes of future, innovation, technology, and creativity, the organizers of FITC say they “host events that inspire, educate and connect digital creators around the globe.”

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Hey We're on the Forbes Expert Panel!

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Surviving – and Making the Most of – SXSW (and other Uber-Events)

SXSW is a beast — a Frankenstein of film, interactive, and music, both festival and conference. Our Remix team lives for conferences. As we pitch and place speakers at most of the events we go to, including SXSW, we get so amped to see it all come together. 

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Behind The Scenes of “The Best Technology Conference on the Planet”

"The best technology conference on the planet" – Forbes

Santiago Lion: Photo Credit: Adobe/Scott Braut

At Remix we get to work with incredibly interesting events and the people connected to them.One of those events isWeb Summit - Europe’s largest technology marketplace, and a global meeting place for the most disruptive technology companies.Remix placed our client, Santiago Lyon from Adobe, as a keynote at Web Summit 2018. Web Summit – coming up November 5-8 in Lisbon, Portugal - attracts 70,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. The Atlantic says that Web Summit is “where the future goes to be born” and The New York Times calls Web Summit “a grand conclave of the tech industry’s high priests.”

Remix caught up with Stephen Twomey, the speaker director for Web Summit, and asked him a few questions about this great event and how he prepares.

  • What sets Web Summit apart from other events?

The attendee experience is at the heart of what we do. Web Summit is continuously...

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The Issue of Trust

I had a great time moderating a panel last week on the Future of Work at the Seattle Interactive Conference, one of my favorite annual events. After our panelists discussed the ins and outs of working remotely, digital nomads, and co-sharing workspaces, we opened the session to a Q&A. The questions from the audience were so thoughtful and honestly surprising. One question in particular caught me off guard a bit. It was around the issue of trust. A young woman explained that her company had recently allowed her to work remotely and she was excited about that. My first thought was “Great! This is a progressive company allowing a responsible professional to work remotely.” But then she said the HR department was concerned if she was working from where she said she would be working. In fact, they told her that they would be monitoring her IP address on her computer to check her location. When she said she would be monitored remotely to make sure she was being truthful about her...

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