Phocuswright Europe 2016...

A special radio show and podcast from the Phocuswright Europe conference held in Dublin in May 2016. In the radio studio I am joined by ( pictured above )  Conor Galvin from Golf Voyager and Nicky Kelly from Surfholidays, and  Santina Doherty from Unravel ( runner-up in the Travel Innovation Summit). In addition at the end of the radio show there are several podcast interviews with participants from the conference: Stephen Kaufer, CEO of Tripadvisor. 24’30” Kristian Valk, Founder and CEO, HotelChamp 30’40” Paul Burns 365 Tickets 35’00” Taylor Reece – Horizon Digital Media...

Phocuswright Europe Preview...

In this special preview of Phocuswright Europe we talk to Tony D’Astolfo Managing Director,  Phocuswright about this year’s conference theme: Europe 2016: Unsettled Yet Undaunted. Among the issues Europe’s travel industry face are a fragile and uneven recovery, high unemployment, lagging consumer spending, weak tax revenues – and geopolitical conflicts are having a major impact on Europe’s travel landscape. The conference will host a top line up of travel CEOs and executives from leading European companies. Live in studio I’m joined Kevin O’Shaughnessy, founder and CEO of Indigo and on the telephone by Charlie Osmond founder of winner of the 2015 Travel Innovation Summit at last year’s...

AR VR Conference Preview 2...

In advance of the forthcoming ARVR Innovate Conference and Expo taking place in Dublin on April 28th we interview speaker and panel chair James Dearsley from The Digital Marketing Bureau. We discuss the impact of AR and VR technology on the real estate and construction sectors. Also live in-studio I interview Ronan Jennings and Laura Halpin from Havas Worldwide Dublin’s team who have just been announced as Ireland’s representatives in the film category of the Cannes Young Lions competition, as part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2016. Finally there is an interview with Oisin Brown, who is a former binman and who is celebrating the launch of his second book ‘The Binman’s Guide to Marketing’ this week. After the success of Oisin’s first book ‘The Binman’s Guide to Selling’ which climbed to No. 3 in the Amazon Bestseller list in 2013, Oisin has launched a collection of Top marketing inspirations & ideas from branding, social media, PR and digital marketing to traditional media that will help business owners and marketers increase...

ARVR Innovate 2016 : Preview Podcast 1...

In this podcast a first look at this year’s ARVR Innovate Conference taking place on 28 April in Dublin’s Croke Park Conference Centre. Speakers are Yoni Nevo- Founder and CEO of AR Retail Specialists Cimagine and founder of iTagged, Keith Jordan. In the podcast we review some of the current trends in Augmented and Virtual Reality, with particular reference to Retail and Immersive contexts. Both Cimagine and iTagged are exhibiting at this year’s ARVR Innovate Conference...

Feature Interview: Colm Grealy...

In this feature interview with the founder of Adforce, Colm Grealy, we explore a wide range of issues impacting on digital advertising today including: What’s been happening with Adforce in the past year: the company recently penned a deal with NYPS for digital ad services for 750 newspapers in New York . Adforce also signed a significant deal with Triton Digital Audio Advertising which will cover the rapidly expanding area of audio streaming. We also explore… – The digital advertising landscape and how it’s evolving: how media organisations are bringing a collective offering to advertisers with wider reach and premium content. – Adforce’s end-to-end service and how ad agencies and advertisers are responding – Trends in Digital Audio advertising: how it is the ‘next frontier’ in advertising, the opportunities for the radio industry, the ad formats you can deliver, the captive audience and stats around the audience for digital  ...

AAI Toolkit – How Traditional Media Embraces New Tech...

In this podcast there are interviews conducted at the AAI Toolkit Seminar on How traditional media is embracing new technologies for advertising and marketing. The event was held at Core Media. Interviewed were Gráinne Dilleen from Kinetic and Emer Moran from The Irish Times, and I was joined by telephone by Su Duff, Head of Business Development at AAI Kevin Branigan, CEO of Radio NOVA 100.3FM is also interviewed by me at the start of the show profiling the Radiothon that the station are hosting on the 18th and 19th of February....