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2018 Facebook Summit Recap: #SheMeansBusiness

Posted by Nataly Khansryri on Apr 16, 2018 3:44:06 PM

I had the pleasure of attending the #SheMeansBusiness workshop at the 2018 Facebook Summit. Professional women were able to share encouragement for one another not only in the work environment, but also showing each other emotional support.

The workshop stressed that as women, our greatest challenge is our internal critic. Lisa McCarthy, CEO of Fast Forward Group, had the female attendees perform exercises in order to help us manage our inner critics.

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Topics: Media & Marketing, Social Media, iNvolvedMedia, facebook, women in the workplace

2018 Facebook Summit Recap: Boost Brand Session

Posted by Nataly Khansryri on Apr 11, 2018 4:07:41 PM

At the 2018 Facebook Summit, I attended the Boost Brand session. It focused on how to understand business, brands, and people. People are moving at a faster pace than businesses, which can be a problem if you are stagnant in the way you do business. However, it can be an opportunity if you are able to embrace and adapt to the changes within your environment, especially if you can do it faster than the competition.

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Topics: Media & Marketing, Social Media, iNvolvedMedia, facebook

Media360 Review: The Future of Audio is Digital

Posted by Christine Lako on Mar 8, 2018 11:46:39 AM

Over the past  few years, we have seen a consistent increase in digital content, which has paved the way for increased advertising opportunities and spend. It's no surprise that audio has been following the same trend, with digital audio and podcasts emerging as hot topics in the industry. 

In Active's latest #Media360 session on March 1st, a panel of experts discussed how podcasts are reshaping the future of advertising. The discussion was moderated by Active's own Karim Kanji, Director of Social Media Strategy, and also featured the following panelists:

  • Jeff Ulster, Chief Content and Technology Officer, The Podcast Exchange
  • Robert "Bob" Kane, VP Sales, The Podcast Exchange
  • Stuart Coxe, Executive Producer, Entertainment One
  • James Fragomeni, Director of Partnerships, leanStream

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Topics: Digital Media, iNvolvedMedia, podcasts, podcast, digital audio

Karim Kanji to emcee the iab MIXX Canada September 21

Posted by Kimberly Presnail on Sep 16, 2016 5:44:32 PM

I sat down with  Karim Kanji, Director of Social Media Strategy for iNvolved Media (social media division of Active International) who has been selected to emcee the iab MIXX Canada on September 21st.   The conference will explore the meaning of “ME” in the context of big data. Attendees will learn about the incredible uses of big data and how consumers will continue to be asked for personal information in exchange for escalating value.

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Topics: Media & Marketing, Get to know Active, Digital Media, Active on the road, Social Media, iNvolvedMedia