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13 02, 2020

Virtual Reality Film Making for a Better World

By |2020-02-13T12:16:27+00:00February 13th, 2020|Community|

Artist of the Industry, in partnership with Come Unity, embarked on a journey to East Africa to capture the beautiful yet harsh conditions of the Ehtiopian and Kenyan communities living there. Come Unity, a nonprofit dedicated to seeking justice and better quality of life on a global scale discovered the emotional power of VR experience when they chose to [...]

12 12, 2019

New Orleans Marriott & Sheraton Testimonial

By |2019-12-12T10:26:22+00:00December 12th, 2019|Press|

Jim Fein, Director of Sales at the New Orleans Marriott and the Sheraton New Orleans speaks about the new AOFTHEI Interactive Virtual Tour Experience recently launched as part of the digital sales and immersive marketing platform tool, now in use at the two iconic NOLA properties. The AOFTHEI VTX was custom built to showcase these two Canal [...]

24 09, 2019

The Importance of Community with Tensley Garris

By |2019-09-24T11:04:21+00:00September 24th, 2019|Podcast|

President of our local Northbrook Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Tensley Garris. stopped by the AOFTHEI Podcast studios for a conversation with Duane Tornquist about the importance of community, getting involved and the power and benefits through joining your local Chamber. Video Teaser

12 07, 2019

The Business of Music

By |2019-07-12T13:10:05+00:00July 12th, 2019|Podcast|

Artists of the Industry (AOFTHEI) Music Publishing is becoming a big focus of this Chicago and Los Angeles based interactive content marketing company. The agency continues to create its own momentum through organic growth in the Virtual, Augmented Reality and immersive technology industry within the hospitality, meetings and live event sectors, where the company was rooted before AOFTHEI was [...]

1 07, 2019

Building A Team Across Generations To Build The Future Of Immersive Digital Creative Communication For Global Brands

By |2019-07-23T12:22:02+00:00July 1st, 2019|Podcast|

In this episode, we explain where we have been over this past year as the AOFTHEI team and business has grown, putting the podcast on a temporary hold. We are back with a behind the scene look at what we have been up to, with an in depth discussion about the generation gap, the AOFTHEI team personal relationships, and [...]

24 07, 2018

Artists of the Industry VTX Featured In BizBash

By |2018-07-24T11:36:24+00:00July 24th, 2018|Press|

Our team is very proud and thankful for all of the support we are receiving for our VTX platform. Thank you BizBash for covering our recent success with the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. We are constantly pushing, innovating, and taking our VTX platform to the next step for the future. Read The Full Story On BizBash Here... [...]

17 07, 2018

Artists of the Industry VTX Featured In Hotel Business

By |2018-07-24T11:25:33+00:00July 17th, 2018|Press|

ATLANTA—Finding the right location for an event isn’t always easy. It requires an investment of both time and money to visit the potential site. The Atlanta Marriott Marquis now has a way to help its potential clients explore the hotel without even having to leave their offices. The Marriott Marquis VTX uses ultra-high-definition, 4K 360-video, built on a gaming [...]

12 07, 2018

Artists of the Industry Partners With New Orleans Marriott & Sheraton Hotel To Create VTX

By |2018-07-12T09:45:29+00:00July 12th, 2018|Press|

Artists of the Industry embarked on a journey to New Orleans for pre production of a joint VTX application for the Sheraton & Marriott hotel. We are very excited and thankful for the hospitality and resources from both hotels. We look forward to showcasing the final VTX for the hotels in the near future. 

21 05, 2018

Artists of the Industry Appoints VP of Interactive

By |2018-05-21T13:39:03+00:00May 21st, 2018|Interactive, Press|

Chicago Based Digital Content Agency Expands Team to Los Angeles With New VP and Office. Chicago: Los Angeles based Spencer Stuard will be joining Artists of the Industry as VP of Interactive. This new division is to be the Los Angeles arm of the company and will help build cutting-edge interactive products for industry-leading businesses.  Formerly of Disney, Stuard [...]

9 05, 2018

Artists of the Industry Partners with The Moxy Downtown

By |2018-05-22T13:40:18+00:00May 9th, 2018|Audio, Press|

Artists of the Industry partnered with the Moxy Chicago Downtown to build their portable in-house podcast booth. They will invite daily guests to their hotel who will record, and showcase podcasts live for people to enjoy! This is a very unique experience to bring podcasts from private studios, to the forefront and have podcasters interact with their fans live. [...]