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Sensations: experiences that transcend the stage and leave a lasting impression



When Tupac Shakur “appeared” on stage at the Coachella music festival in 2012—nearly two decades after his death—it caused quite a stir. Other “resurrection” acts have followed, from Roy Orbison to Billie Holiday to Ronnie James Dio. While it’s not quite the same as a real person performing, it’s certainly an upgrade over watching old concert footage on TV. You want a really cool trick? Make it so Roy Orbison takes requests from the audience.

That’s kind of what we do with our Augmented Placement in Real-Time (APiR) technology. Except, of course, we don’t conjure up the spirits of rock stars from the great beyond.

Immersive, Interactive, Incredible

What we have done is make a world-renowned speaker physically standing in New York City appear on stage in Kolkata, India, and audience members couldn’t tell the difference—especially since they were able to ask questions and get answers with virtually no lag time. APiR is a merging of the real and augmented worlds that transports presenters and audiences alike to any location or experience.

Cutting edge tech like APiR not your thing? No problem. We’ll still do whatever it takes to make sure your audience is talking about your event long after it ends.

  • Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime. We feature the world’s top speakers, experts, authors, thought leaders, and more on our website. But that’s just the start; no one is out of our reach! We’ve already delivered names like Richard Branson, Kim Scott, and Simon Sinek. We guarantee there’s someone out there for your organization, too.
  • Virtual Event Sensations. Live, two-way interactive video is our bread and butter. When we combine that with augmented or mixed reality technologies, it becomes a feast your eyes will barely believe.
  • More Bang for the Buck. Virtual is flashy and innovative, but it’s a cost-saver as well. Unbound by time and travel, savings on talent booking can range between 25%-75%…meaning you have more resources to make your event an unforgettable experience.
  • Peace of Mind. Our virtual event producers and talent specialists are with you every step of the way, so you can focus on results.

For us, it’s about engineering conversations and delivering virtual experiences you won’t find anywhere else. Education giant Pearson wanted leading organizational learning expert Dr. Peter Senge to appear at their recent Academic Partners Summit but thought his fees would put him out of their reach; we worked with Dr. Senge’s team directly to set up and produce a virtual appearance, keeping the event within Pearson’s budget.

When L’Oreal wanted to wow audiences at their 2018 Commercial Conference, they had us produce an APiR event with Jim Donald. The event was such a success, they immediately booked APiR for the 2019 conference as well.

“Sensations” isn’t a term we throw around lightly. We truly want to produce a sensational event that blows audiences away. No one is doing quite what we can do with APiR, and no one can hold a candle to our standards of quality and production. Call us today and see what we can do for you.

This post is one in a three-part series focusing on what we at Geniecast offer to clients in both products and service: Solutions, Support, and Sensations.