FORA.tv is proud to be a live streaming sponsor of World Maker Faire 2013, taking place on September 21st and 22nd at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York. Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement.
You may have heard the term before: “Nichefication.” In his talk “On the Future of TV: Niche is the New Mass” sponsored by FORA.tv partner The Paley Center for Media, Evan Shapiro, President of Participant Television (a division of Participant Media) explains that for producers of video content, “Nichefication” means “the ability to cater content to the audiences you want to reach and being able to build a rich business model around it.”
The swag bag is a conference and event staple. Sponsors have long clamored for the chance to contribute a t-shirt, pen, special offer or some other branded tchotchke (the swag) to a tote or sack (the bag), which then is gifted to every attendee.