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IVA Filmaker's Expo 2012 May (Date change
  We just put the final schedule for our 6th annual IVA Filmaker's Expo for May 16th and 17th., 2012 at the William Tell-Holiday Inn, Countryside, Il. Completely remodeled hotel, 2 pools, 2 hot tubs, workout facility and a complete gameroom for the kids.

On Day 1 of the 2012 IVA EXPO, Marketing Your Social Event Business, we will have a full repertoire of sessions to get your Marketing a jump start, especially your Online Strategy.

Wednesday Schedule

8:30am – 10:00am

Tim Sudall, Video One Productions – Destination Success: Tools that will take you to the Top.

Get Ready to Sharpen your Saw! In today's fast-paced world, it takes a variety of skills to rise to the top. Destination Success will allow you to hit the ground running with innovative techniques that will focus on 3 key areas of Client Success: Communication, Work Flow Organization and Leadership Skills.
Having played to rave reviews at NACE Chapter meetings up and down the East Coast Tim's interactive, Destination Success will show you how to increase your business efficiency, better manage your time, enhance your communication skills, and best of all, how to integrate all of these techniques to earn more money.

10:30am – 12pm Bijoy Samuel, Integrated Marketing Solutions. This session will focus on Internet Marketing and will cover:

• The elements of an effective website

• The discipline of Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

• Enhancing consumer awareness, engagement and loyalty with social media

• The Art of Social Signaling

12pm – 1pm Networking Lunch (included in registration)

1:00pm – 3:00pm Facebook, Blogs, and YouTube

You know you should have them, but who has the time to set them up? You will today! For this 2 hour session bring your laptop or iPad and walk through the steps necessary to get your biz up and running on Social Media.

3:30pm – 4:45pm Marketing Panel

Our Marketing Day ends with a Panel that includes successful Biz owners who use a variety of methods to reach their customers. Among those scheduled to participate are:

Tim Sudall, Wedding Films by Video One Productions - NACE & WEVA member

Keith Christopher - Windy City Bridal Show

Bijoy Samuel – Integrated Marketing Solutions

David Rothstein Music

Bridal Consultant

Chicago Wedding Magazine

Share your thoughts from the day at our Happy Hour from 5pm-6pm in the hotel bar!

Thursday Schedule

8:30am – 10:00am

Transform your Corporate Videos with the Power of Storytelling with Keith Kelly, Innovative Communications

Use the Power of Storytelling to unlock hidden potential in the Corporate Videos you produce. Learn how and why emotional storytelling connects prospects to companies, touches their hearts, makes them more willing to buy, and opens a channel for mental connection where key messages can flow through.

· You will learn the basics of what makes up powerful stories, and why your clients desperately need them to strategically sell their product or service.

· Make dull and overly technical information come to life with storytelling.

· Learn the 5 Types of Stories that Build Brands

· Find out how to tap into storytelling to make compelling content for social media-content that fans will HAVE to share.

10:am – 10:30am Networking Break

10:30am – 12pm

Advanced Camera Techniques with Patrick Moreau of Still Motion presented by Canon. Patrick Moreau films weddings one weekend, and then you will find him shooting at the NCAA Final Four the next. In between other Corporate Clients include Callaway Golf and Apple. Still Motion has also been nominated for 5 Emmys for the Showtime Film, A Game of Honor. As the newest member of Canon’s prestige’s Explorers of Light Group of Teachers, Moreau will teach you the advanced techniques he uses on both events and corporate productions.

12pm – 1pm Networking Lunch (included in registration)

1:00pm – 2:00pm Hands-On Trade Show

2:00pm – 2:30pm Better Editing Workflow with the New Adobe CS6 Production Premium

2:30pm – 3pm Color Grading your Edits

3pm-4:15pm Hands-on Trade Show


Editing with E*Motion Producer Ryan Koral and Creative Director John Azoni from Detroit (www.EpicMotion.com ) will take you step by step through the Creative Process used by Epic Motion to instill emotions in their films. Ryan will also share how you can use Editors at remote locations to improve your workflow process and raise your company’s creativity. Recognized by EventDV as a Top 25 studio, Ryan has also shared his production and marketing techniques at the annual WEVA EXPO.

Scott & Barb Scheman
IVA--VP (Illinois Videographers association)

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Scott Scheman: May 2, 2012, 7:00 PM
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