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Gamification Workshop

Digital Media Wire

Monday, April 25, 2011 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

Gamification Workshop

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Got Game? Gamification Techniques for Entertainment and Media Executives: Applying the Latest in Social Game Mechanics and Techniques to Boost Engagement and ROI

One of the hottest trends in marketing right now is called Gamification. This unique workshop co-hosted by two leading companies in Gamification, Bunchball and Badgeville, will show you the latest in how some of the world’s leading media companies and brands - such as NBC, Warner Bros., MySpace, Hasbro, UBM, Comcast, and ABC - are using fundamental human engagement techniques, used in the game industry, such as reward, status, achievement, competition and self-expression in their media and marketing mix.

This workshop will only take 30 attendees for maximum efficiency. Reserve your seat now!


2 PM Part I: An Introduction to Game Mechanics and Gamification
  Learn about the techniques from social gaming that are proven to drive user behavior. Understand the range of mechanics such as leaderboards, status, reputation, badges, progress bars, and more, and the potential of these techniques as they begin to be realized in the entertainment and ecommerce industries.
2:30 PM Part II: How can you use Social Game Mechanics as a part of your Product/Service Marketing Strategy?
  Steve Sims, VP of Client Services, Badgeville will walk you through relevant case studies, show what has proven the most effective techniques, before and after show and tell, which results to look for and how to differentiate between techniques that are effective for the specific goals you have to drive user behavior and increase the value of your users.
3 PM Part III: How can you make Gamification a part of your Product/Service Marketing Strategy?
  See a demonstration of how Badgeville works with a client in the entertainment space to determine the rewards logic to influence behavior and set up a customer site. One workshop attendee will be chosen to have their site receive a live consultation of how game mechanics can be implemented to drive behavior. There will be time to ask questions about how your specific site can apply game mechanics.
3:45 PM Break, Refreshments, Coffee and Networking
4:15 PM Part IV: From Good to Great - Using Models and Hypotheticals Relevant to the Entertainment and Media Markets
  Mapping your business goals with your users' interests to optimize your gamification program. Molly Kittle, Director of Creative Strategies, Bunchball will give you tips directly from Bunchball’s playbook, and she’ll walk you through how to develop a winning strategy and how to avoid the pitfalls she experienced and learned from.
5:15 PM Part V: The Payoff
  Real-world ROI results where gamification pays for itself and then some. Gamification sounds good, but does it make financial sense? Molly will take you through several case studies- with ROI results- where gamification paid off and explain why.
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When & Where

SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills
465 South La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Monday, April 25, 2011 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

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Digital Media Wire

Digital Media Wire (www.dmwmedia.com) is a media company that provides strategic consulting and manages marketing campaigns for digital media brands, and owns and produces industry conferences. The company also publishes daily newsletters and operates the popular www.dmwmedia.com news and community portal. The company produces conferences and events in four media verticals: games, music, video and advertising. DMW's portfolio includes: Digital Entertainment World (an IDG World Expo joint venture), NYME:  NY Media Festival (formerly DMW Week NYC) and LA Games Conference. Participants include entrepreneurs and senior decision-makers at leading media, entertainment and technology companies, investors, advertisers, policy-makers and legal professionals. DMW has one of the largest and most engaged and senior-level communities in the digital media industry.

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