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AdFed Suncoast Launches New AdBites Luncheon Series with Emerging Media Panel Discussion

AdFed Suncoast Launches New AdBites Luncheon Series with Emerging Media Panel Discussion

AdFed Suncoast is pleased to announce the topic and panelists for its introductory presentation, titled, Emerging Media, as part of the new AdBites Luncheon Series. The four-part series is designed to educate professionals on the constantly changing media landscape by providing fresh perspectives, industry tools and expert insights.

Emerging Media will feature a panel of local professionals, including Danny Watts, Digital Strategist at atLarge, Inc., Chris Laney, Director of Communications at Digital Frontiers Media, and renowned expert John Lux, Chief Operating Officer of IDEAS, (Orlando). The moderator will be Kate Whatley, Account Director at Social Forces, (Tampa). Drawing on industry experience and case studies, panelists will discuss how businesses of all sizes can successfully use social media management tools, mobile web, responsive design and augmented reality to supplement their traditional efforts and drive business objectives. Emerging Media will provide valuable insight for freelancers, marketing managers, ad agency employees, media personnel, clients, and any professional in need of preparing for the imminent changes regarding digital media.

“We’re excited to be kicking-off the AdBites lunch series with such a unique presentation,” says Judy Firek, Programs Chair of AdFed Suncoast. “We have a great group of panelists who can offer a wealth of information to help attendees tackle the complicated and often intimidating subject of new technology.”

Tickets are on sale now and the event is to be held on Thursday, September 19th in Florida Studio Theatre’s Green Room. Admission is $25.00 for members, $35.00 for non-members and $15.00 for students. Attendees will receive handouts outlining helpful tips, tools and technologies to keep their companies ahead of the digital curve. To register for Emerging Media or for more information, visit or call (941) 487-1904.

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As COO of IDEAS, John manages the day-to-day operations of the company. He is a category expert in studio production and is responsible for bringing advanced digital media technology to IDEAS.