What’s New in Experiential: Vol. 7
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What’s New in Experiential: Vol. 7

GPJ Strategy is back with a fresh round of experiential trends, ideas and takeaways. Here are some of the latest global insights. Robust planning, protocols and requirements are enabling the return of familiar and noteworthy in-person experiences. Hybrid approaches continue to unlock business opportunities Brands are increasingly leveraging hybrid models to generate more accessibility for …

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Live From Your Event: Cinematic Streaming
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Live From Your Event: Cinematic Streaming

GPJ has been producing digital events and streaming for over a dozen years, with clients like Cisco, IBM, Dodge and Rodan & Fields. We’ve helped bring content to our clients’ customers wherever they are, and tailored to the medium and audience, whether it was a product launch, a sales meeting or a B to B …

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Experiential Agency GPJ Invests in Full-Service Creative Video Agency NOMOBO 
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Experiential Agency GPJ Invests in Full-Service Creative Video Agency NOMOBO 

The investment is part of GPJ’s commitment to creating immersive, transformative and high production value broadcasts in an era where hybrid is king.   Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States (September 15, 2021) – George P. Johnson (GPJ), the world’s leading event and experience marketing agency, announced that it has acquired a significant minority stake in …

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GPJ: Building Brand Stories That Deliver Results
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GPJ: Building Brand Stories That Deliver Results

fab·ri·ca·tion: The action or process of manufacturing or inventing something We Build Brand Stories World-class fabrication embodies everything from strategy and design, to the architecture and environment, masterfully coming together to tell a brand’s story. GPJ’s expertise dates back over a century, transforming ordinary spaces into extraordinary stories. The transformation can be seen with Dreamforce, …

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What’s New in Experiential: Vol. 6
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What’s New in Experiential: Vol. 6

Our strategy team is keeping an eye on everything experiential. Here’s the latest from around the world.  A rising wave of Delta variant cases across the globe is triggering an increase in protocols and policies for in-person experiences. Live and in-person experiences press on with enhanced safety protocols As the spread of the Delta variant …

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The Industry Had to Innovate, We Answered the Call
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The Industry Had to Innovate, We Answered the Call

We’ve been keeping busy with our clients. Just because we couldn’t reach people in-person for parts of the year, that didn’t stop us from crafting new opportunities to engage, surprise and delight. With 2021 nearly behind us, our clients and teams worldwide are getting recognized and the award-winning digital and hybrid work speaks volumes to …

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What’s New in Experiential: Vol. 5
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What’s New in Experiential: Vol. 5

With more people vaccinated and the summer season nearly here, new methodologies and approaches to experiences are beginning to take shape as events get back to in-person. Enjoy, and as always, stay safe out there! Brands make large investments in perma-experiences On the heels of Las Vegas’ successful Omega Mart, many brands and marketers are …

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10 Ways to Make Networking More Successful in Online Events
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10 Ways to Make Networking More Successful in Online Events

By Jonathan McCallum, VP & CSO—GPJ United Kingdom For centuries the process of ‘the sale’ has been facilitated by the power of a face-to-face moment. It’s proved a lot harder in a ‘virtual,’ or online environment. Here are 10 ways which may help redress the balance. An exit strategy, or process, is a founding principle …

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Leading the Way: GPJ’s Health and Safety Team
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Leading the Way: GPJ’s Health and Safety Team

    Contributors to this post include (L-R): Denise Croden, Executive Director, Integrated Production,  Geng Giminski, Senior Event Manager, Veronique Bredas, Event Producer, John Tulloch, SVP, Global Account Director   The health and safety of our teams, clients, partners and attendees has always been a top priority at GPJ, but in 2020, what that looked like …

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The Real VIPs: The GPJ Special Experiences Team
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The Real VIPs: The GPJ Special Experiences Team

Featuring Jennifer Lawson, VP Integrated Production The GPJ Special Experiences team is made up of diverse individuals who bring their various backgrounds, expertise and unyielding passion to create and execute immersive experiential environments with high production value. We offer white-glove, unique special experiences and we love what we do.  We’re the specialized team that manages …

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What’s New in Experiential: Vol. 4
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What’s New in Experiential: Vol. 4

We’re back with more experiential trends from our strategy team. Enjoy, and as always, stay safe out there! Event venues prep for a comeback Venues like convention and performance centers are prepping for the reemergence of large in-person events by implementing new policies and technology.   Indoor Events Return to California With Tests or Proof …

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A Seat at the Round Table: Meet the GPJ Women Employee Resource Group
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A Seat at the Round Table: Meet the GPJ Women Employee Resource Group

By Elizabeth Del Forn Throughout history, we have seen and heard bold and powerful women working to create positive change. In the last decade, movements and activism including #metoo, Time’s Up, body positivity, canceling diet culture, equal pay, sexual violence, women’s reproductive rights, and plenty more, have demonstrated the continued resilience of women and the …

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Voices: A Platform for Advocacy and Action
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Voices: A Platform for Advocacy and Action

VOICES ‘21 was more than a one-day event—it was (and is) a platform for our employee resource groups (ERGs) to welcome our colleagues back from the winter break, to celebrate all we accomplished in 2020 and to kick off the 2021 work year. It was a day that focused on real issues that impact GPJ …

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What’s New in Experiential: Vol. 3
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What’s New in Experiential: Vol. 3

We’re back with more experiential trends from our strategy team. Enjoy, and as always, stay safe out there! Kicking Off a Hybrid Year As the awards and festival seasons kicks off, event organizers and venues are cultivating new approaches to enable hybrid experiences. While wrinkles still need to be ironed out, we are officially entering …

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Empowered People, Inclusive Cultures – GPJ’s EPIC Employee Resource Group
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Empowered People, Inclusive Cultures – GPJ’s EPIC Employee Resource Group

EPIC is GPJ’s employee resource group for multicultural employees. We tackle big issues and have big plans to shift diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) within our organization and industry, so we needed a big name (an epic one). EPIC stands for Empowered People, Inclusive Cultures. We are culturally diverse, traditionally underrepresented, and ready to use …

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What’s New in Experiential: Vol. 2
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What’s New in Experiential: Vol. 2

We’re back with more experiential trends from our strategy team. Enjoy, and as always, stay safe out there! New approaches to live events are being tested and trialed From virus-sniffing dogs, to new CDC guidelines, to a new initiative from the city of Chicago, event organizers continue to explore new ways to promote and encourage …

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What’s New in Experiential? Trends from GPJ Strategy
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What’s New in Experiential? Trends from GPJ Strategy

Our strategy team has their finger on the pulse of all things experiential, and they’re back with some recent trends.  The first CES Virtual is in the books CES Virtual is officially a wrap. While reviews about the event were largely mixed, much of the new technology on display (AR, 5G and 360-degree audio to …

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GPJ Announces Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program Manager

At GPJ, we believe inclusion enables growth, diversity fuels innovation, and equity ensures that every voice is valued and heard. Individuals shine and teams radiate. Every person, project, and product is elevated. In that spirit, we’re thrilled to announce that Noelle San Jose will be stepping into the role of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program …

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George P. Johnson and Wondersauce Announce the Industry’s First Open Platform for Digital and Hybrid Events

    Ospre was developed over several years in partnership with fellow Project Worldwide agency, Wondersauce Auburn Hills, MI – (Monday, February 1, 2021) – George P. Johnson (GPJ), the world’s leading experiential marketing agency, today announced Ospre, a ground-breaking technology, and service offering designed for brands seeking engaging and wholly branded virtual and hybrid …

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Experiential Marketing and Gaming: The State of Play
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Experiential Marketing and Gaming: The State of Play

READY UP As of this writing, we are heading into 18 months under COVID-19 conditions. With so many people keeping at home through waves of lockdowns, it’s no surprise that gaming is still on the rise as quarantines have created new fans. There have been multiple, well-documented success stories in the industry.  Animal Crossing: New …

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2020: The Perfect Year to Launch the Parents and Caregivers Group
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2020: The Perfect Year to Launch the Parents and Caregivers Group

Featuring Evan Strange (Left) and Kelly Olson (Right) 2020 has been a crazy year for everyone, and for parents and caregivers, the added stresses of a toddler barging in on work calls and the time needed to care for loved ones has made this a year that will never be forgotten (read: good riddance 2020!). …

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GPJ Employee Resource Groups: OPEN for Business!
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GPJ Employee Resource Groups: OPEN for Business!

Featuring Cody Eastman and Liya Hoshi It’s wild to think that it’s only been two years since the inception of our first Employee Resource Group (ERG), and what’s been accomplished in such a short time. From heartfelt dialogues around becoming comfortable with being uncomfortable to creating a full fledged Pride experience across 7 agencies and …

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The GPJ Contact Center: White Glove Service at Scale
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The GPJ Contact Center: White Glove Service at Scale

Featuring Penny Davis, Senior Manager The GPJ Contact Center based in Austin, TX, provides registration, housing and technology support to thousands of event attendees via telephone, email and chat technology. Supporting events like Dreamforce, Workday Rising and Adobe Max, it is a world class customer service center and our customer service representatives (CSRs) are some …

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