Finding your brand’s voice and building a community with strategic (but genuine) marketing, public relations, and social media efforts can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! As a founder of couple of startups and now a PR firm created for an entrepreneur, by an entrepreneur, Sara is bringing her experience to QCMerge to talk about building a company from the ground up by securing press placements, engaging in social media, and keeping an honest and consistent voice across all mediums.
Greg talks about the revitalization of Cincinnati’s brewing heritage and how his Christian Moerlein Brewing Company has taken a leadership position in bringing back a city’s brewing culture. He will explore the Brewery District’s strategic master plan and how it will create a new energy for the city and be an economic driver through heritage tourism.
Building custom applications is hard, expensive, and risky; but it’s the custom code that differentiates our businesses. How can we mitigate the risk and get the most of the money we spend on development? Very few projects fail because of technology problems. The number one success criteria for a project is the level of engagement between stakeholders and the development team. This talk explores that relationship. We’ll talk about ways to evaluate your relationships and techniques to improve them. By the end of the presentation you should have a better understanding of what highly effective teams look like and how to engage with them.
Chris Glass is a designer at Wire & Twine. A Cincinnati native, his work blends visual design, identity development, user-interface, photography, motion and from time to time, t-shirts. He has worked with organizations throughout the area and beyond in his 19 years, helping visualize ideas, sites, applications and products for Artworks, Adobe, The Breeders, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Parks, The National Outdoor Leadership School, The Smithsonian, Sun Microsystems, Spark People, Sprint, Tattly and the U.S. Government.