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DEMOfall 2006 – That’s a Wrap

Photo Credit: Rob Lee DEMOfall 06 is behind us and DEMO’07 (ha, 007) is just around the corner. I know of two companies already hoping to launch their new products at that event. Kickoff pictures Day One pictures Day Two pictures There was a last-minute addition to the line-up, which I didn’t cover in my last post. Mercora presented to Chris Shipley last week, and she just had to have them close out the event. It was an interesting demo…

Live from DEMOfall Day Two 9/27/06

Day two of DEMO was in full effect, and I was running as fast as I could to keep up. Imagine a ballroom and pavilion full of mouth-watering technology and gadgets, top tier media and bloggers, overactive buzz word factories, and an elite crowd of nervous and excited presenters. Photo Credit: Rob Lee, the man who makes everything happen 67 presenters and only 6 minutes to show the world how they will change it. A few friends have helped me…

Live from DEMOfall – 9/26/06

Photo Credit: Greg Narain of Social Roots Welcome and opening remarks by Chris Shipley, Executive Produce, DEMO Conferences It’s time for a Ballroom Blitz as the music blared and the lights dimmed. In a dramatic fashion, images from previous events cycled through on the two gigantic screens on either side of the stage, leading up to Chris Shipley’s arrival. Her presence, as always is nothing less than impressive. Her opening remarks were focused and poignant, claiming that this DEMO would…

Live from DEMOfall 2006 Monday 9/25/06

Today was a day of rehearsals, pavilion setup and a presenter’s briefing courtesy of the DEMO cast and crew. After setup, we had a bit of time to kill, and then it was off to the 6 p.m. event reception. Talk about pulling out all of the stops! It was an incredible mix of demonstrators, attendees and media – along the harbor outside the Sheraton, which also partly bordered the poolside with lively waterfalls. The crowd Chris Shipley DEMO is…

Live from DEMOfall 2006 9/24

It’s 9/24, and DEMO is about to launch. In fact, I’m already in San Diego and we just finished-up our rehearsal. In case you have never been to a DEMO event, they’re technically “THE” launchpad for many, many leading companies, includuing Palm, HandSpring, and eTrade. Presenters have only six minutes to present their company and new product/service in front of the industry’s most prominent players. I will post updates and photos from the show here , so check back daily….

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