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Listen Up! The Number One Skill that will Set You Apart

Listen Up! The Number One Skill that will Set You Apart

September 23, 2019

illustrations by Claud Li Over and over, we’ve heard our clients say they wish they could do what our graphic recorders do, only “they just can’t draw.” Don’t let the fact that you’re not an artist stop you from thinking like our facilitators. It’s true that visualizing ideas in real time requires some dexterity with a marker, and most of our recorders have a background training in the visual arts. But having said that, the real skill on display with a talented graphic recorder is active listening. When scribing, our facilitators are listening, synthesizing, and organizing information in real time. […]

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 […]

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 […]

ImageThink Making an Impact in Education

ImageThink Making an Impact in Education

September 20, 2016

ImageThink supports a lot of education conferences because visuals are so important to teaching & learning. Faculty, administration, alumni, and students have so much passion that you can feel the energy as we create real-time visual recording summaries of the content. Here are some impactful education conferences and events we have supported South Ward Community Schools Initiative in Newark, New Jersey The education conference brings together families and community members to become active participants in five Newark schools: Louise A. Spencer, Belmont Runyon, BRICK Avon Academy, BRICK Peshine Academy, and Malcom X Shabbazz. Hosted at Belmont Runyon elementary, the event boasted […]

Make Conferences Interactive with ImageThink Social Listening Murals

Make Conferences Interactive with ImageThink Social Listening Murals

September 14, 2016

  Looking for creative ideas to engage your conference attendees? After years of graphic recording keynote presenters and the like, we wanted to find a way to capture the voices of those in the audience, where a wealth of insights also lie.  What we came up with were ImageThink Social Listening Murals, an innovative interactive conference idea format that engages attendees and facilitates conversations between you and your audience. Picture a large canvas positioned in a high traffic area of your conference. The idea of social listening is simple: you come up with a question, attendees give their answers to ImageThink, and […]

Draw Your Big Idea at Book Passage

Draw Your Big Idea at Book Passage

July 13, 2016

    Brainwave regulators, in-house authors, and spy gear for your fridge: what do they all have in common? They’re all big ideas of some intrigued and engaged San Franciscans! On July 9th, our senior graphic recorder James Lake graphic recorded a social listening mural to promote our new book Draw Your Big Idea at Book Passage at the San Francisco Ferry Building. Social Listening is an interactive Q+A where we ask a question, attendees respond to it, and we draw it up all in real time. These illustrations are tweeted out to further boost their presence and memorialize them forever for attendees. The responses ranged from […]

Social Listening Walls Taking Over Conferences Everywhere

April 16, 2015

ImageThink‘s Social Listening Walls have been popping up at conferences around the country–and we are about to take you on a tour to see all of them. What is a social listening wall, you ask? The concept is simple… a thought provoking question is posed to to attendees, and we graphic record their answers in real-time. These eye-catching murals not only drive traffic to booths on the show floors and engage attendees in person, they also drive traffic in the virtual world: as we capture the insights visually, we tweet out these images with the brand’s social media handle and […]