Big-Time Summer Bash

Back to Blog

(08/16/2012) Ben Jennings

I read the news today oh boy

I saw the plates-o-wings
He blew his taste buds out in a jiff
He didn’t notice that the tears had started
A crowd of people stood and stared
They couldn’t see his hidden face
Nobody was really sure
If he was the LORD OF THE WINGS

LVIMA’s epic 4th annual Big Time Summer Bash delivered on promises of being the “Party of the Year” –from the mountain of swag at the entrance to the mountain of wings seven contestants devoured to the mountain of giveaways from uber-generous sponsors.

Hosted at Buffalo Wild Wings at Warm Springs and Durango, the vibe was amazing, augmented by incredible prizes provided by our Sponsors.

The Wing Eating Prizes:
1. GoPro Camera – MediaMind
2. Kindle Fire – Rocketfuel
3. Apple TV – NetMining

The Raffle Prizes:

1. $300 Vdara Spa Package – Rocketfuel
2. Gotye Tickets – Think Realtime
3. Apple TV – Rocketfuel

Not to leave anyone out, our Sponsors also provided free swag to all attendees that included t-shirts, towels, mugs, energy drinks and various other freebies from Spongecell, Millennial Media, Specific Media and Rocketfuel.

When it cam time to crown the Lord of the Wings, Greg Cannon owned the mike with a call to arms – the race for glory in the 2012 Worldwide Hot Wing Extravaganza. Seven eaters stared down a vengeful plate of “10” blazin’ wings. Once the sauce cleared, LVIMA Board Member and Travelzoo Executive Producer Ben Jennings took home the gold — overthrowing back-to-back champ Rich Bratton (dnp: coach’s decision). GT Advertising Founder Golly Prabhu placed second and a red wig-wearing Jason Soto (CMO at Coupons 4 Humanity) showed.

Attendees also conversed about re-targeting, click attribution, Yahoo!’s new CEO and new business opportunities (man, were those biz cards a-flyin’).

And, when the party seemed to be moving on, a shoeless Shawn Rorick hopped on the bar to celebrate his 40th birthday. Here’s to ya, -s.

[nggallery id=10]

 

Partners

Our partner @tremorvideo is sharing their newly blossomed Spring 2021 #CTV guide. Learn the importance of CTV Advertising and how it can be beneficial for your marketing brand strategies to really flourish. Visit "tremorvideo.com" to download the guide. #CTV #advertising #lvadvertising #digitalmarketing #LVIMA ...

2 0

Author, TED Speaker and Founder, @kckatalyst joins @alaskaair to talk Brand Purpose on May 12 at 12pm. Don't miss out our 2nd Best of West event with @ThinkLA @sf.big and ThinkNW⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #lvima #marketing #digitalmarketing #virtualevent #inspiration #innovation #inspiration #thoughtleadership #community #lasvegas ...

27 2

What was it like to have your "first" season during a pandemic? Brandon Doll from @raiders talks marketing innovations on May 12 at 12pm PT. ⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #lasvegas #vegas #marketing #lvima #digitalmarketing #marketing #socialmedia #contentmarketing #marketingdigital #marketingtips #advertising #raiders #football #marketingstrategy ...

24 1

Get your RSVP on! May 12 at 12pm hear from leaders like Natalie Bowman from @alaskaair. Four topics, 20 minutes each! ...

18 0

For over 16 years, Chad Brown has been a leader in Vegas tourism. From TI to Bellagio and now VP of Marketing for JC Hospitality, Chad led the opening of the NEW @virginhotelslv. ⁠ ✨⁠ Join us on May 12 at 12pm as he shares what he learned from opening in a pandemic and what's next for the hottest hotel in Las Vegas.⁠ ✨⁠ RSVP today. Don't miss out! ...

25 1

The icing on the cake? @dietmar_dahmen will be keynoting our Best of West event! The futurist is a renown International speaker and will be joining us on May 12 at 12pm PT. This is a can't miss event!⁠ .⁠ RSVP⁠ .⁠ #lasvegas #vegas #marketing #lvima #digitalmarketing #seo #marketing #socialmediamarketing #socialmedia #onlinemarketing #contentmarketing #marketingdigital #webdesign #marketingtips #advertising #marketingstrategy #marketingonline #emailmarketing ...

15 1

You're invited! Our biggest collab of the year with @thinkla, @sf.big & ThinkPNW to bring you 90 minutes of 🔥. Join leaders from @raiders, @virginhotelslv, alaskaair, @tmobile & more as they talk privacy, brand purpose & what's next in their industries.⁠ 🔥⁠ RSVP link in bio. ...

25 0

Ready for a career change? New to digital? Interested in mentoring future talent? Then, tomorrow's event is for you! Join us Thursday, April 22 for a special discussion & networking event: The Path to Digital Marketing Stardom.⁠ .⁠ If you're new, get ready to ask the experts anything. A seasoned marketing? Share your professional journey to help others.⁠ .⁠ RSVP to join.⁠ .⁠ .⁠ ⁠ #mentor #mentoring #leadership #inspiration #successmindset #careergoals #careercoach #makeithappen #careeradvice #successtips #digitalmarketing #lvima ...

13 0