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Design and Deliver Right, With Graphic Facilitation

Design and Deliver Right, With Graphic Facilitation

December 10, 2018

Uncover your client’s real design needs with visual thinking When it comes to good design, many clients and consumers assume that execution is the hardest part. After all, the end result is what they normally interface with, so why would they consider anything else? But whether you’re a designer of physical products like vacuum cleaners, or something less tangible like marketing strategies, you know that when it comes to designing for a client base, manufacturing the final product is only the tip of a much larger iceberg. Hiding behind that last stage is a long process of research and ideation […]

SEAT Conference: Picturing The Biggest Ideas in Sports Entertainment

SEAT Conference: Picturing The Biggest Ideas in Sports Entertainment

August 2, 2018

ImageThink has hundreds of conferences and tradeshows and under our belt, and those engagements cover a wide range of industries and subjects, from tech, to entertainment, to marketing, to social media, to entertainment. Sometimes those anchors of content intersect around strongly knit communities, which brings us to our work with the Sports Entertainment and Technology Conference, otherwise known as SEAT. The SEAT conference hosts a variety of high-profile visitors under its roof each year: C-Level executives, tech sponsors, social influencers, sports and entertainment professionals, and IOT specialists, just to name a few. Their aims are to share knowledge, problem solve […]

Defeat Summer FOMO With Graphic Recording

Defeat Summer FOMO With Graphic Recording

July 30, 2018

Fear Of Missing Out? Graphic Recording Can Help.  As we swing into peak vacation season, those stretching sunny days, it’s hard not to feel like no matter how we spend our time, there’s…something else we could be doing that’s even better. But that FOMO feeling isn’t limited to those photos your friends just posted of the beach without you there.  That’s because summer days are just as packed with big name conferences like Cannes Lions, San Diego Comic Con, and SEAT, as it is with days at Coney Island and the High Line.   But don’t worry. While you can’t attend every conference, here at ImageThink we use graphic recording to capture key insights in real […]

Our Team Ponders Independence

Our Team Ponders Independence

July 3, 2018

With Independence Day around the corner, we asked our teammates at ImageThink to ponder what independence meant to them. Here are some of our thoughts:   Cameron Berne, our assistant account manager and logistics wizard, emphasizes the freedom to be your true self and to own your life choices.   ImageThink graphic recorders Lilly Lam and Aaron Mayper echo those sentiments here:   Sometimes, as graphic recorder Arielle Rothenberg suggests, independence is as simple as getting on the open road…   … or a healthy helping of hot sauce.   Miles Mosely, our director of business development, believes independence is […]

7 Ways Graphic Recording Will Give Your Audience An Event To Remember 

7 Ways Graphic Recording Will Give Your Audience An Event To Remember 

June 14, 2018

Dreading Your Next Big Conference? You Don’t Have To. Sometimes, it’s like magic. A keynote speaker keeps every attendee on the edge of their seats with an undeniable stage presence, unparalleled charisma, and incredible insights.   Just as often, though, it’s… not. At ImageThink, we know how hard it is to hold an audience’s attention with even the most compelling subject. We also know how crucial it is to keep an audience engaged when you have funneled time, energy, and resources into a conference.  We’ve spent the past 10 years perfecting the craft of using real-time visuals to enhance information, ensuring that the attendees you […]

How Do You Do That? Our Training Methodology

How Do You Do That? Our Training Methodology

June 11, 2018

The Way Of The Graphic Recorder  As graphic recorders, ImageThinkers are a unique species of visual artists, bathing in the limelight a bit as we support everything from keynotes to brainstorm sessions. When the sessions wrap, it’s not uncommon for attendees to ask how we do what we do—listening, synthesizing, and drawing to create infographic murals in real time. Is it a born ability, or a learned skill?   The quick answer is: we have a lot of practice and supportive colleagues to help us learn the trade. While most of our graphic recorders have a background in fine art or illustration, the bigger thing we look […]

Partnering For An Award Winning Tradeshow Booth

Partnering For An Award Winning Tradeshow Booth

June 4, 2018

Picture a More Engaging Conference At ImageThink, we have 9 years of experience using graphic recording to successfully partner with clients to create interactive, unexpected activations at conferences and meetings. Often, they’re looking for a compelling way to gain insights from their customers and stakeholders, who are at the core of their mission and operations. How do we help our creative partners accomplish this?  One answer is our Social Listening ImageBoard.  What is a Social Listening ImageBoard? In short, it’s an illustrated provocative question that prompts your conference or summit attendees to answer with their valuable, unique perspectives. We invented the […]

Make Keynotes Shine With Graphic Recording

Make Keynotes Shine With Graphic Recording

May 29, 2018

Picture A More Engaging Keynote After nearly 10 years of graphic recording for some of the world’s most inspiring keynote speakers, ImageThink team has picked up a few things on what makes a keynote a success. From tech, to pharma, to education, to finance, there are ingredients of an engaging keynote presentation that can apply to any industry. Here are some presentation tips we’ve learned from scribing world class speakers like Guy Kawasaki, Jack Dorsey, Bill Gates, Jimmy Kimmel, Brene Brown, and Colin Powell.  Find the Narrative, Tell the Story People love a good story. From storytelling around the campfire to the silver screen, we love to make sense of the world and connect with others by connecting the dots […]

Questions To Ask When Hiring A Graphic Recorder

Questions To Ask When Hiring A Graphic Recorder

April 10, 2018

Without any educational certificates, formal trade associations or other credentials, the field of graphic recording can be like the wild west. Instead of sharp-shooters, however, the internet is full of inexperienced practitioners wielding markers. That skill and knowledge gap can leave you or your organization at a loss for how to get the most out your investment for the next crucial meeting or engagement. What should you look out for? What are your measures for compatibility and competence? Read below for key questions to ask when considering hiring a graphic recorder. 1. What Is Their Experience and Background? Unlike many […]

The Benefits of Digital Graphic Recording

The Benefits of Digital Graphic Recording

February 26, 2018

Scalability and sleek set-up makes digital graphic recording a great way to deliver impact to any audience. Digital Graphic Recording: Build On Last Year’s Success with Next Year’s Tech If you’ve had graphic recording at a meeting, or a conference, or a major industry event, you may be wondering how to build on the attendee engagement it created. Maybe you’re planning to use graphic recording or visual note taking at next year’s big tradeshow and need a way to impress audience members all over again. How can you meet this? Digital graphic recording provides a number of benefits, and has […]