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Bill Grundfest (Golden Globe Winner & Founder, Comedy Cellar), Bob Mankoff (Cartoon Editor, New Yorker), Tim Washer (SNL, Conan O'Brien).
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 09:00 AM   $199   Galapagos Art Space, 16 Main St
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<DIV><SPAN STYLE="color: #666666;"><STRONG STYLE="font-size: 12.800000190734863px; line-height: 18px;"><SPAN STYLE="font-size: medium;">FunnyBizz Conference</SPAN></STRONG></SPAN></DIV>
<DIV STYLE="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 21.600000381469727px;">Join us for a full day conference unlike any other. Instead of the same boring routine, you'll be engrossed in interesting talks by top presenters, known for their engaging, entertaining, and enlightening presentations.</DIV>
<P STYLE="line-height: 23.399999618530273px;">Closing the gap between funny and business to craft better business content and drive sales in 2014. Finally, a tech conference with a sense of humor.</P>
<BLOCKQUOTE STYLE="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 21.600000381469727px;"><STRONG>Today's generation has been socialized to receive info via humor. They want infotainment, not information. Clients don't watch "20/20" or "Nightline" for news; they watch Colbert and Jon Stewart. They want data delivered with a punch line.</STRONG></BLOCKQUOTE>
<P STYLE="line-height: 23.399999618530273px;"><SPAN>Ever wonder how Silicon Valley's top startups use comedy, imporv and stroytelling principles to create great content, stand out from the noise and ultimately sell more?</SPAN></P>
<P STYLE="line-height: 23.399999618530273px;">There is a movement beginning. The lines of business, entertainment and comedy are becoming ever more intertwined. Viral media, social spread and engaging content is king. Attention spans are shorter than ever. Consumers want infotainment, not information. Standing out from the noise is a necessity. To make a more memorable impact, craft a more compelling and entertaining story, and tap into the creativity of their workforce and community, leading companies are using humor.</P>
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<P STYLE="line-height: 23.399999618530273px;"><STRONG>Transferrable bands: Can't attend the entire conference? Buy one ticket, attend the morning, then trade wristbands with a colleague so they can attend the afternoon. That's awesome! Most conferences don't do that!? Thankfully, we are not most conferences.</STRONG></P>
<P>FunnyBizz Conference Oct. 30th | NYC</P>
<P>The keynote speakers coming to FunnyBizz have used humor to impact the world. Join us to hear their personal stories, what inspires them, and why they feel humor is important to make an impact and create entertaining, engaging, and enlightening content.</P>
<P><SPAN STYLE="line-height: 1.6em;">This group is just half a dozen of terrific speakers we'll have in our final lineup--and it gives you a good taste of our program.</SPAN></P>
<P>Peter McGraw - University of Colorado Boulder & Author of The Humor Code</P>
<P>Bill Grundfest - Golden Globe Winner, 3 Time Emmy Nominee, Chief Creative Officer, Founder of NYC's Comedy Cellar</P>
<P>Tim Lee - Scientist Turned Comedian</P>
<P>AJ Jacobs - New York Times Bestselling Author, Journalist, Lecturer</P>
<P>Tim Washer - Marketer, Comedy writer, Webby Honoree, SNL, Conan O'Brien</P>
<P>Bob Mankoff - Cartoon Editor of The New Yorker</P>
<P>We're building the program to answer your most pressing content questions.</P>
<P>Register today and See you in October!</P>
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