Origins and Influencers: The People, Places and Ideas That Shape Our Industry
WHY KANSAS CITY?
As storytellers, we enjoy a good origin story, and few cities have a richer tale than Kansas City. SATE North America this year will take us to a city rooted in entertainment and the arts. While SATE encourages looking to the future, it is just as informative to learn from our past.
Based in the “Heart of America”, this year’s SATE North America conference will review what the past has taught us, engage in the lessons of those that influence us, take a risk on future innovations, and create the next generation of experiences.
“Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious … and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” - Walt Disney
As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Walt Disney moving to Los Angeles, let’s celebrate all the great origin stories and the people that influence us and the industry. Let us discuss how the past informs the future and how art and storytelling are the DNA of innovation.
More information on Registration and Hotel Accommodations coming soon!
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS NOW OPEN! Using the conference theme as a lens, the program will address how Storytelling, Architecture, and Technology unite in the creation of compelling Experiences (S+A+T=E).
As they explore Origins and Influencers: The people, places and ideas that shape our industry, speakers are encouraged to also consider:
Navigating cultural differences
Mixed use spaces
Cause-driven experiential marketing
Inclusive processes and experiences
Speakers are invited to speak at SATE because they are industry experts, trend-setters, and specialists in their field and on the topic being presented. The most successful presenters are those that take a broader look at what is happening inside and outside the industry to share projects and developments that will illustrate the theme as it relates to their topic.
Presentations may be made by a single speaker or by a moderated group of speakers.
Call for presentations closes Friday, June 17, 2023 at 5:00PM PST