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[AMUG Meetup June 7, 2018] VR Marketing + Summer Fun Luau + Purple Cape Ceremony

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Austin Crew!!!


We are excited to announce that we are having a Virtual Reality fun-time extravaganza for our next AMUG. The theme will be luau Summer fun.We will be having fun with VR and will have some experiences for you to play with while during while you wait and after. Come ready to have a great virtual experience and learn how others are using VR in their marketing efforts.



Also, at the beginning of the meetup, we will be doing a quick recap of summit and having a fearless marketer caping ceremony. If you did not hear the news already,  Austin is one of the MUGs that won the Marketo Summit MUG contest so we will be giving out purple capes to everyone who attends this meetup. So come pick up your cape!


PLEASE RSVP on our event page here --> AMUG Meetup June 2018 | Austin Marketo User Group (Austin, TX) | Meetup



-Date: Thursday, June 7th

-Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM CST

-Venue: Capital Factory, Voltron Room (1st Floor) - 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

-Guest Speaker: Erik Horn, Chief Creative Officer, Fair Worlds

-Meeting Topic: Virtual Reality and marketing

-Parking: Information found here:



MEETING DETAILS: Date: Thursday, June 7th, Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM CST

-Venue: Capital Factory, Voltron Room (1st Floor) - 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

-Guest Speaker: Willie Rockefeller and Derek Gildersleeve, Co-Founders of Originator Studios

-Meeting Topic: Virtual Reality and marketing

-Parking: Information found here:


* SPEAKER UPDATE* Our new VR superstar speakers are Willie Rockefeller and Derek Gildersleeve Co-Founder of Originator Studios. Erik Horn, our original speaker had to cancel last second. Willie and Derek are impressive and have a great story to tell about VR. Get excited, y'all! P.S. - I posted a pic of them on our event page. go check it out.


Derek Gildersleeve


Derek is a director, producer, motion graphics artist, and co-owner of Originator Studios. He has been directing and producing television commercials, films and corporate projects for over a decade.Derek is passionate about documentary, graphics design, photography and virtual reality, and loves to experiment with the mixture of mediums in the pursuit of visual storytelling. He has been referred to often by his friends as "the funniest person he knows". Derek holds a BS in Radio-TV-Film from the University of Texas at Austin where he continues to visit on occasion to feel old.


Willie Rockefeller


Willie Rockefeller co-owns the second half of Originator Studios. He is a writer, director, and producer of video and virtual reality content. Willie graduated from the University of Texas School of Film in 2009 and enjoys blending the lines of commercial and creative media.


Willie is a big fan of comedy and making people laugh. He enjoys seeing clients' reaction to the first draft of their idea, come to life.


About Originator Studios:


Originator Studios is a versatile production facility located in East Austin. In the center of the facility is an 800 sq/ft soundstage that is used for video production, photography, and virtual reality. Originator also houses multiple creative companies and agencies under the same roof. Our sister company Hybrid VR, specializing in VR/MR production and exhibition, has operated out of Originator Studios since 2016.


Questions to think about before the meetup....


1. What ideas do you have for VR in marketing?

2. What are the possibilities of VR?

3. What would be required to create a VR experience for your organization?



More details to come. This will be a good one. Don't miss!

When and Where

  • Start Time:

    Jun 7, 2018 4:00 PM PST (America/Los_Angeles)
  • End Time:

    Jun 7, 2018 7:00 PM PST (America/Los_Angeles)
  • Event Location:

    Capital Factory, Voltron Room (1st Floor) - 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

Event Info

  • Event Type:

    User Group Meeting
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