Find Your Voice - Emakina event - Friday 13th, 12:30 - 18:00, Brussels

Find Your Voice - Emakina event - Friday 13th, 12:30 - 18:00, Brussels

WHY and HOW to embrace No Screen Design and the ‘VOICE’ channel

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 — FIND YOUR VOICE
Emakina organises a meeting for for non-technical decision makers and creators. The event targets CMOs, marketing and digital managers, innovators, digital transformers, social media managers, creative directors, (interaction) designers and all those interested in the NEXT BIG THING.

They will be inspired by insights from VRT and Diageo (Johnny Walker, Smirnoff, Guinness, Ketel One) voice projects. A perfect opportunity to learn best practices and find out where to start …

Journey to the voice

Some 20 years ago, the web started impacting our lives. During the past 10 years, mobile has changed everyday life forever. Now it’s time for the next evolution: Voice.

Amazon and Google are investing billions to push Alexa and Home devices.
Giants like Apple, Samsung and Microsoft are entering the space as well.

Over 45 million smart speakers were sold in the US and Europe in the last 36 months.
Research by Gartner predicts 30% of searches will be without a screen by 2020.
Amazon is launching in France as we speak.
And Google Assistant is expected to be rolled out in Dutch over the summer.

All these are signs that voice is going to explode on to the Belgian scene. That’s why we are organising our first Find Your Voice event on July 13th.

Join us to hear from thought leaders,
get practical insights and chat to enthusiasts.

Together with industry experts, we’ll discover and explore the channel of voice.
Big brands will share lessons learned and insights gained with us. You’ll get invaluable practical knowledge, see how voice works first hand and where conversations can fit into YOUR customer journey.

You’ll learn how to kick-start projects (and can even follow a full-on design class for voice on July 13th before noon. Interested?

Register here: FIND YOUR VOICE


  • 12h30-13h45:      Registration, walking lunch & networking
  • 13h45-14h00:      Welcome: Emakina
  • 14h00-14h30:      State of the market in Voice (TBC)
  • 14h30-15h00:      Voice UI: the past, the future, and … what now? (Ben Sauer)
  • 15h00-15h15:      Short break
  • 15h15-15h45:      How is BE radio/TV working with Voice (Floris Daelemans)
  • 15h45-16h15:      How spirit brands are embracing innovation through Voice (Periklies Antoniou)
  • 16h15-16h30:      Closing note : Emakina
  • 16h30-18h00:      Open Bar & networking


The speakers

Ben Sauer is a force to be reckoned with. As an independent (voice) design strategist, he works with organisations around the world to raise their design game. He’s been speaking about voice UI at events for several years, and is on top training teams in how to rapidly prototype voice interfaces. He’s the right man in the right spot to show you how to get started with Voice UX and No Screen Design.

Floris Daelemans is the go-to guy at VRT on technology and innovation in media. As a traditional media company, VRT is experimenting, defining and learning what role voice will play in the media landscape for years to come. Being an experienced producer and presenter, Floris knows how to captivate his audience and tell you even more about how No Screen Design is changing the game.

Periklies Antoniou looks after new technology and media innovation for the likes of Johnny Walker, Smirnoff and other well-known brands at Diageo. The company is and has been working on voice interfaces for its various brands. Peri will tell you all about this and other voice ventures in an inspiring session.


Meet the experts
Kevin Van den Bosch Client Service Director Emakina.BE at Emakina.BE
About Emakina.BE

Emakina Group (ALEMK:BBK) is a leading independent European digital agency group with global reach.

Its 900 technology and marketing experts in 12 countries work in concert with their clients to grow their business and brand value. Together, they gain the necessary user insights to develop highly effective strategies and creations. These include cutting-edge applications, websites, e-commerce projects, impactful content and campaigns. 

Emakina Group reported sales of EUR 80.3 million in 2017 and is listed on Euronext GROWTH Brussels (ALEMK:BBK - ISIN: BE0003843605).

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