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Bring the Real explores consumer interactions in the new age of experience. Produced by IDL Worldwide, a consumer experience agency, we discuss the changing landscape of brand marketing with host Bryan Laing and frequent special guests. How are forward thinking brands behaving in today's reality of social media and e-commerce? Listen on as we delve into brand storytelling, finding connections, and creating meaningful moments for the modern consumer.

Bring the Real explores consumer interactions in the new age of experience. Produced by IDL Worldwide, a consumer experience agency, we discuss the changing landscape of brand marketing with host Bryan Laing and frequent special guests. How are forward thinking brands behaving in today's reality of social media and e-commerce? Listen on as we delve into brand storytelling, finding connections, and creating meaningful moments for the modern consumer.
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Bring the Real explores consumer interactions in the new age of experience. Produced by IDL Worldwide, a consumer experience agency, we discuss the changing landscape of brand marketing with host Bryan Laing and frequent special guests. How are forward thinking brands behaving in today's reality of social media and e-commerce? Listen on as we delve into brand storytelling, finding connections, and creating meaningful moments for the modern consumer.

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Episodes

Noise Noise Noise

9/5/2019
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Joining us in Portland from Melbourne, Australia are the minds behind retail design & brand activation agency Noise Noise Noise. Host Alex Vera and Guest Host Aaron Carlsson chat with Blair Cooper & Leigh Gallagher about trends in the Asian & Asian Pacific markets and the evolution of the fashion industry globally.

Duration:00:35:12

The New Consumer

8/19/2019
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Today's episode explores how the development of the young consumer over time and how they interact with brands, celebrities, and influencers in the modern market. Featuring Aaron Carlsson of IDL and Jimmy Manley of Converse. Edited by Tim Mulhern.

Duration:00:37:50

Craft Beer

6/20/2019
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This episode scratches an itch we've had for a while to explore how craft breweries connect to consumers in an industry that has grown and changed immensely in recent years. We interview Dave Query, founder of The Post Brewing Co based in Colorado about the rise of the craft beer industry in general and the challenges in starting a brewery and reaching consumers in a saturated market. For our feature interview, the IDL podcast team took a field trip to Bend, OR to interview 10 Barrel...

Duration:00:58:12

Design Week Portland

4/1/2019
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Join us for behind the scenes interviews with folks behind not-to-be-missed events at DWP. Design Week Portland takes place April 6-13. Visit designportland.org for more info and tune in today to hear from:

Duration:01:16:39

Takeaways from SXSW 2019

3/21/2019
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Listen in as we digest and pull apart how brands showed up at SXSW 2019. We attended activations, panels, and events; we rode scooters, ate tacos, and stood in too-long lines. Here's our round up of who did it right, who flopped, and our deep & meaningful insights from a week in Austin.

Duration:00:33:06

Sportswear Digest

2/22/2019
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Kicking off season 2, today's episode features 2 segments centered around what's hot now in sportswear. Marketplace A new segment focusing on what's new in the brand marketing space featuring IDLers/sportswear fanatics Alex Gedrose & Henry Becker. References: Nike Adapt: https://solecollector.com/news/2019/02/nike-adapt-bb-everything-to-know/nike-adapt-bb-top-secret Adidas ocean plastic footwear:...

Duration:00:45:48

Ep.18: ComplexCon

11/15/2018
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IDL took a trip down the west coast to Long Beach to check out ComplexCon 2018. Joined by guest Zak Hoke of Addicted to Retail, we unpack the culture, experiences and brand activations that left an impact at this year’s event. Episode References: ComplexCon - https://www.complexcon.com Sneakersnstuff & Sweet Chick - https://youtu.be/9ATMT0vXdT0 Pangaia - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bp9oQKSBTla/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet HBO The Shop - https://youtu.be/tc_X2YYZo7U

Duration:00:33:26

Ep. 17: The Collegiate Experience

10/10/2018
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On this episode, we sit down with guest Whitney Wagoner, Director of the University of Oregon's Warsaw Sports Marketing Center. She shares how U of O delivers its athletic department to the world and how student experience influences recruiting.

Duration:00:29:22

Ep. 16: High Five Nails

9/12/2018
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This week's episode explores experience within the nail salon industry. Guest Annie Stancliffe joins us to talk High Five Nails, her new nail salon concept that challenges industry standards through a mobile and pop-up based business model.

Duration:00:31:55

Ep. 15: Grassroots Brand Building

8/29/2018
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We talk with guest Mitch Daugherty who founded Built Oregon, which connects, amplifies, and accelerates Oregon's consumer product companies and ecosystem. Mitch shares some examples of how emerging & locally focused brands are leveraging experience as a key brand building tool. http://www.builtoregon.com

Duration:00:28:05

Ep. 14: The Power of the Seeding Kit

7/18/2018
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Part of our Trends series, IDLer Bryan Humphreys talks seeding kits as the medium of the moment in brand marketing. A well placed seeding kit harnesses the power of social media to create a sense of exclusivity and excite a set of target consumers via an influencer who has an authentic, credible connection to a brand. A viral “unboxing” post by an influencer has the power to seed a product story to a massive yet targeted group of consumers, often at a lower price tag and with higher impact...

Duration:00:23:25

Ep. 13: Bartop Banter

6/27/2018
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This week, we drop a line into a candid conversation between IDLers over beers at our favorite local PDX watering hole, The Big Legrowlski. You'll get a rough cut of chatter as we riff on PR stunts like IHOP's recent temporary name change to IHOB and the trend of social media personalities and celebrities as brand ambassadors. References: IHOb:http://fortune.com/2018/06/11/ihop-ihob-name-meaning/ Fyre Festival:...

Duration:00:27:09

Ep. 12: A Conversation with Liz Valentine, CEO of Swift

6/13/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by special guest Liz Valentine, CEO & co-founder of Swift, a powerhouse creative agency in Portland, OR. We ask Liz what it means to be a woman in a traditionally male-dominated industry, and how that has played out both in her own career and as a business owner. Liz shares the story behind her company, and we talk digital brand marketing in an increasingly social era. Featured...

Duration:00:27:29

Ep. 11: Turning the Tables

5/16/2018
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This week, our guest of honor is none other than host Bryan Laing. We’re turning the tables on the man behind the mic and gaining insight into his background, passion as a winemaker, and lessons learned in business. There’s plenty of juicy brand marketing talk with ad hoc hosts Alex Vera and Pete Beck, and a good dose of tangents on chocolate, sports, and of course, wine.

Duration:00:35:09

Ep 10: Innovation in Technology at Retail

5/2/2018
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Guest Anne Marie Stephen from the Retail Innovation Lounge joins us in a conversation rooted in retail technology. We cover the trends and hot topics like AR & VR, talk about how luxury retail has changed, and how brands and retailers can integrate seamless technology into their consumer experiences. Most importantly, we discuss the rapidly shifting industry and how brands have to adapt when it comes to the old measurements of data and ROI.

Duration:00:37:25

Ep. 9: Why Digital & Physical Aren't at War

4/18/2018
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Consumers feel empowered on their own time, where they have the best experience. Thus, they reward brands for accessibility & quality. This means telling a rich story digitally, layering it atop dynamic physical moments. Both are platforms to better understand the consumer & interests. Upping their physical game means flexibility, change, & immersion – aka digital solutions.

Duration:00:28:07

Ep. 08: Influencer Marketing in Fashion

4/4/2018
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This week in our Trends series, we dissect one of today’s biggest trends in brand marketing – influencer marketing. Joined by branding, PR & fashion influencer expert Alexandra Basch, we discuss the world of social influencers of fashion in the hub of it all - LA. We cover topics like how brands identify the right influencers, the best friend effect, the cost of influencer marketing, sponsored vs. organic content, and what’s behind the emerging phenomenon of micro-influencers.

Duration:00:25:29

Ep. 06: SXSW Recap Part 1

3/21/2018
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Podcasting from the IDL house in Austin, host Bryan Laing is joined by IDLers Sonya Klinger & Sarah Pletka as they talk highlights and trends in experiential brand marketing at SXSW 2018.

Duration:00:19:49

Ep. 07: SXSW Recap Part 2

3/21/2018
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Podcasting from the IDL house in Austin, host Bryan Laing is joined by IDLers Bryan Humphreys, David Rocco, Scott Girard and Clark Johnson as they talk highlights and trends in experiential brand marketing at SXSW 2018.

Duration:00:25:54

Ep. 5: How Brands Inspire Cult Movements

3/7/2018
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In recent years, forward thinking disruptors have re-calibrated spend to create premium, bespoke experiences to garner global impressions. Pete dissects why established brands have such a difficult time staying ahead, and how the cult waves of Nike, Glossier, and Whole30 have driven market shifts.

Duration:00:30:27