Pop Up Agency 2012 Winner -
Women Interactive © Creative Technology Festival
~ creating exposure opportunities for non-profit & creative organizations ~
Atlanta (pitchengine.com) August, 2012 - In the fall of 2012 The Garner Circle PR [CREATIVE CLOSET] division relaunches its "pop up agency" concept. The agency grants one deserving non- profit / creative organization, the opportunity to receive pro-bono publicity services for their ground breaking organization or community cause. The agencies "new talent" will seek out those who are making a difference but may not have the resources or the voice to get their efforts heard. The [CREATIVE CLOSET] Pop Up Agency announces its 2012 winner, Women Interactive ©,which is a creative technology festival that will take place on Friday, October 12th - October 13th, 2012 at Spelman College.
"It is our due diligence to serve as a corporate neighbor in the industries that we serve, and the pop up agency concept will allow us to give back, utilizing our resources and expertise in a truly meaningful capacity", states The Garner Circle PR founder- Nicole Garner. Non- Profits & Creative Organizations who satisfied stated requirements were invited to a "Go See" atmosphere where they presented their organization's event, campaign or cause idea to the agency. Social media will play a large role in this concept, as the entire pop up agency experience will be captured through live blogging, Twitter feeds, Pinterest, Facebook applications, live streaming, YouTube videos as well as traditional media vehicles. Work will culminate on a national platform and pull in a plethora of national partnering entities. "The pop up store concept has been made very popular by massive brands such as Target, as an agency we wanted to continue this innovation in the service industry", states Garner.
Women Interactive © (WI) is a creative technology festival based on an overall theme of content creation produced by Art of Genius Creative Technology Series . The purpose of the creative technology festival is to empower creatives, women and accidental techies to take control of their story by becoming not just consumers of content, but creators as well. "If you are a content creator, thinking about becoming a content creator or have been a content creator for years,Women Interactive © is the place for you", stated WI co-creator, Sabrina Harvey. "This two-day festival will use technology as a creative tool and platform for sharing workbuilt on three pillars: to Interact, Educate, Inspire", stated WI co-creator, Ashia R. Sims. Women Interactive will take place at Spelman College on October 12th - October 13, 2012, for more information visit www.womeninteractive.net . To join the conversation tweet @womeninteractiv @artofgeniustech #WICTF
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The Garner Circle PR
About The Creative Closet:
The [Creative Closet] pop-up agency is the brainchild of the "new talent" at The Garner Circle PR with the goal of creating a spin-off agency initiative that creates top-tier publicity for under-exposed causes. Serving as an idea incubator nurturing game-changers and providing a voice in social entrepreneurism. For more information visit www.facebook.com/thegarnercirclePR
About Women Interactive © Creative Festival:
Women Interactive is a two day interactive technology festival for women of color who produce and share digital content. In keeping with the fast paced nature of technology, the WI Festival will allow college students, academic faculty, technology and media professionals the opportunity to interact with innovative technology in our Interactive Atrium, view cutting edge media content in our Screening Rooms , experience technological exhibitions in the Inspiration Hall and participate in media and technology workshops in our Education Suites. All exhibitions and education workshops are executed in 30, 20 and 15 minute intervals allowing attendees to get high quality information in a short amount of time.
About Art of Genius Creative Technology Series:
A creative technology series of art, entertainment, science, media and technology events and workshops geared toward women. The mission of the Art of Genius Creative Technology Series is to examine how women can create social responsibility in our society by using art, design, entertainment, science, technology and media as a creative platform to inspire, encourage and bring about social change. Current Art of Genius projects consists of panel discussion series, Talkback, business and art digital book, Women 2 Watch and creative technology festival, Women Interactive.
About The Digital Moving Image Salon (DMIS):
Beginning at Spelman College in the Fall of 2004. Foundedby filmmaker and digital media artist, Ayoka Chenzira, it is a mechanism through which the College encourages and supports the growing number of students who are interested in creating digital media stories. DMIS produces an annual student showcase where students exhibit and discuss their work as well as celebrates the achievements of professional practitioners through its annual REEL Women Series: "Conversations With Black Women Who Work With The Moving Image".