How To Inspire Grassroots Change In Your City

Two of our recent MBA graduates, Kristin Stith and Paul Klein, gave an excellent talk at TEDxUniversityofNevada 2014 about being part of the Biggest Little City rebranding effort. This was a group of talented citizens that organized to volunteer time and effort to change the image of Reno, Nevada. The results of the rebranding and grassroots marketing campaign have been impressive.

This is also a great example of a well rehearsed TEDx talk. Kristin and Paul participated in all three of the rehearsals we organized for local speakers starting 3 months before the event. We watched as their talk went from an outline to a script and from nervous reading of lines to a confident performance. The audience loved their talk and if you take the time to watch it, I think you will too. After watch the video, please share your thoughts in the comment section below.

 

About Bret Simmons

Nevada Management Professor

Posted on February 19, 2014, in Marketing, TEDxUniversityofNevada and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Reblogged this on Defining Reno and commented:
    Rebranding a City: How a community is changing perception with pride for their home.

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