New Business Models
It is time we rethink the ways in which corporations build a startup acquisition pipeline. The pain points in current models have left corporations unable to source optimally due to internal constraints and leave startups pinched due to unrealistic contractual terms. In this session we break apart the old model and offer a new perspective for corporations think about and approach innovation in a new way that is a win-win.
Michael Wolf, founder and CEO of Activate, will examine the tech, media and gaming trends driving consumer buying behavior in 2022. He will explore the opportunities that exist for brands in virtual gaming worlds and the future of avatar personalization.
In the eyes of the consumer, sustainability is now a company's responsibility, and the bonus is that it can expand your customer base and provide a potential revenue stream—resale. Solutions are now available that can efficiently create a resale marketplace to expand your sustainability efforts. These platforms are providing a convenient pathway for retailers to move the needle toward a more sustainable world--while expanding their business. Experts will explain how you can open your own brand's resale shop, considerations to take and lessons they've learned in the process.
A leading global research and leadership firm envisions a future where autonomous vehicles and drones will deliver about 80 percent of all items. If you're wondering who's driving future deliveries or if emerging technologies will fly, join these next gen thinkers for an eye-opening dialogue on the direction last mile is headed.
One of the most coveted marketing buzzwords is ‘community’. Brands that have managed to create a community of loyal followers who not only buy their products, but act as ambassadors – even evangelists – have a distinct edge over competitors. How do brands balance content, community and commerce to flourish?