If you want to learn how events are organized, then this and the second week you have to be in Zagreb

first_imgIn addition to the performance of each segment separately, to the way of thinking because each segment brings a new role in which we must put ourselves and visualize each process for each segment. Like products, manifestations have their own product life cycle, and the status quo and always the same performance leads to stagnation and decay. And that is logical, because if we do not constantly innovate and develop the manifestation, then the material gets tired very quickly, repetitions and the story wear out. Especially in today’s modern age where the world is spinning faster and faster and consumers are becoming more demanding. As Seth Godin, marketing guru and author of the world bestseller Blue Cow (otherwise my business bible), points out: If you want to practically learn how to organize events, then you must definitely be in Zagreb this and the second week. Yes, this is the fourth edition of the Zagreb Burger Festival event powered by TABASCO (R), which will be held from September 12 to 22 at Zagreb’s Strossmayer Square. When we talk about the organization of events, at least the larger ones that attract the masses, each event is different, but if you had to define the event through three keywords then it would be – multitasking at the strongest, storyteeling and added value. The organization of the event is certainly one of the most complex organizational endeavors. The reason for this is because it is a set of a large number of different segments, each with its own requirements and rules, and which must all work synergistically perfectly like a Swiss watch. One is theory, and quite another is practice. And you can see, experience and learn the best practice and among the best performances of the event at the moment in Zagreb from 12 to 22 September. Find out more about the Zagreb Burger Festival powered by TABASCO (R) HERE Only the name of the creative agency, Kokoš i jaje, behind which stands the director Roman Pokos and his team, speaks of a different mindset. “In the world of marketing, the thing is simple: you have to be special, different, special. You have to have what others don’t have. You have to know how to inspire, and you will only be able to do that if you inspire yourself. Something that especially deserves to be talked about, to be noticed. That is something extraordinary. New. Interesting. It’s a blue cow. Boring is invisible. Boring is a brown cow”Wrote Seth Godin, marketing guru and author of the world bestseller Blue Cow. With storytelling as the business concept of each event, each of the partners and sponsors tells some of their own story, but all together they make a great mosaic that make the picture complete. Caterers / partners of the Zagreb Burger Festival – Photo: Sandro Sklepićcenter_img For their stories today, sponsors are waiting in line, as are partners who want to learn from them in the story. Not only do the partners have a waiting list, but they also have to go through some internal control and follow the rules of the game in order to fit in better with the event. So it’s not enough to just take money from a sponsor and rent a cottage, no, it’s a much broader story and collaboration, a real partnership and a win-win situation. As it should be in the organization of events, but which is an extremely rare case in Croatia, and it is the team from this event that raised the bar to a higher level. The team from this story is certainly a great example of the Blue Cow, and what is the magic formula behind the event, which was visited by 170.000 visitors last year alone, find out on the spot. Open your eyes, ask (Roman Pokos is constantly spinning in a circle and watching how to raise the performance scale next year) and indulge in a great atmosphere. Like the picture in the mosaic, each piece of the cube is extremely important, no matter how small it may be and it may seem less important at first, but everything must be arranged perfectly so that the whole picture of the mosaic is complete. And that is exactly the biggest difference between the organizers of events. The differences are in the small details, the level of performance, the atmosphere, the promise, the experience, the content and the overall story. PS Before leaving, read a recent interview with Roman Pokos, director of the creative agency Kokoš i jaje, how the term is otherwise perfectly embodied throughout all its events It is a “crazy and different” team of organizers who do not know the status quo, who live their job and have one flaw or virtue, it depends on how you look, and that is that she is never satisfied with the performance, but raises the performance scale from year to year. . It’s always harder to be at least one step forward each year. Sponsors must become an integral part of the event, actively engage in it with some of their own story. Even sponsors do separate promotion / advertising, outside of their framework, just for that event. Like partners, they must invest extra effort and energy, give added value in order for everyone to form one whole. The team that started the story about Advent in Zagreb, made a burger revolution not only in Zagreb, but in the tourism sector in general, positioned Zagreb as a street food destination and most importantly, their partners grew with them. It was they who put the focus of some of their partners and were their first opportunity and platform for growth. As they grew, so did their partners, and later became independent, and today they work independently, grow and develop on the market, which is a huge success and a unique example in Lijepa naša. Cover photo: Sandro Sklepićlast_img read more

Video: Is Astros’ Yuli Gurriel making racist gesture about Dodgers’ Yu Darvish?

first_imgUpdated below with post game comments regarding the situation.  I’m guessing nobody on the TV broadcast has mentioned the Gurriel/Darvish thing?— Steve Mason (@VeniceMase) October 28, 2017 Photos: Dodgers vs. Astros in World Series Game 3 from Houston Whicker: Dodgers follow Yu Darvish into Game 3 oblivion Related Articlescenter_img Yuli Gurriel’s second inning home run would be the first of four runs allowed by the Dodgers before pitcher Yu Darvish would be pulled from the game.But Gurriel was seen on camera making a gesture after the home run that could be perceived as mocking Darvish. What do you think? Dodgers can’t overcome rough start, lose Game 3 to Astros Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img

Former Courier managing editor and legendary Steelers scout Bill Nunn Jr. dies

first_imgBill Nunn Jr.PITTSBURGH (AP) – Long-time Pittsburgh Steelers scout Bill Nunn Jr. died Tuesday night of complications from a stroke. He was 89.Through 46 seasons in the NFL, Nunn was considered one of the premier scouts of the traditionally black colleges. In 2010, Nunn became part of the inaugural class of the Black College Football Hall of Fame, along with such NFL stars as Deacon Jones, Walter Payton, Willie Lanier and Tank Younger.Among the players scouted by Nunn who went on to lead the Steelers to their 1970s dynasty were Mel Blount, John Stallworth, L.C. Greenwood, Donnie Shell and Ernie Holmes.“We have lost a great friend and a great person who did so much for the Steelers organization with the passing of Bill Nunn,” Steelers owner Dan Rooney said. “Bill was a special person who did everything in his career, from playing sports to being an excellent journalist, all of which led to his outstanding career in scouting for the Steelers.”Born William Nunn Jr., he played basketball at West Virginia State and was asked to help integrate the NBA after World War II. Nunn entered journalism, first as a sports writer, then sports editor, then managing editor of The Pittsburgh Courier, one of the most influential Black publications in the United States.He also did some promoting, including boxing bouts and Negro League baseball games involving the Indianapolis Clowns at Forbes Field, the home of the Pirates.Nunn started scouting for Pittsburgh in 1967, took a full-time job with the Steelers in 1969, and was a major contributor to putting together the great Steelers teams under coach Chuck Noll.“My feeling is that so much of what I did to be a part of this was done when I was with the newspaper,” Nunn said when inducted into the Black College Hal of Fame. “Getting to the Steelers, of course, also was due to the newspaper. Having dealt with black colleges for most of my newspaper life, I feel good about that. I picked the Black College All-America football team starting in 1950, and the last one I took part in was in 1974 when I was a scout here and we drafted John Stallworth. So as a result, I felt very good about being a part of that.”___AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP_NFLlast_img read more