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There are quite a few video interviews from the show on http://Vrsport.tv
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Originally posted by craiggo

The post event coverage is a bit weak. I didn't attend this year due to another commitment but am very interested to see what went on, but it's no where. Last year having spent a whole day on a stand I was keen to see the pics from around the show. I contacted Mr Gruitt on social media to see when he was going to provide a slideshow but he implied that he was putting something together for a publication and I'd see it shortly but nothing!


I was at the show filming with Mark Jardine, two videos went up on the Saturday with 5 or 6 viewable on Y&Y.com at the moment.

I do not recall any social media contact about a slideshow, I wasn't photographing the show so woulnd't have ever agreed to that.
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Originally posted by Oli

strange i saw loads of coverage from various suppliers and class associations  on social media platforms, i thought how much better its gotten with the "live" feeds now.  conversely i don't subscribe to piston heads and didn't see any content from Geneva, they must be doing it wrong...

If you look in the right places you'll find a rich vein of content, just because its online doesn't mean it falls into your lap.

Silly me for thinking that I might be able to go to a news source for some journalistic content on the biggest annual trade show rather than the puff piece PR stuff pumped out by suppliers (and to a lesser extent CAs) scattered across the internet.

There's no subscription to Pistonheads, it's just a website you visit when you want to read about car stuff, and it has a forum tacked on the back of it.  I could draw a few parallels with the setup here, one key difference though is the Y&Y website "news" content is predominantly user/supplier generated and on PH it's predominantly internally generated.


Your right of course, and perhaps Y&Y should bring all those videos together in to editorial pieces for those that cant find or bother to look for source material.

The overall performance of the manufacturers and class associations on media content has improved, still along way to go though.  It would require a sizeable and well oiled team to cover the show with decent content over two days.
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Originally posted by tgruitt


Originally posted by craiggo

The post event coverage is a bit weak. I didn't attend this year due to another commitment but am very interested to see what went on, but it's no where. Last year having spent a whole day on a stand I was keen to see the pics from around the show. I contacted Mr Gruitt on social media to see when he was going to provide a slideshow but he implied that he was putting something together for a publication and I'd see it shortly but nothing!
I was at the show filming with Mark Jardine, two videos went up on the Saturday with 5 or 6 viewable on Y&Y.com at the moment. I do not recall any social media contact about a slideshow, I wasn't photographing the show so woulnd't have ever agreed to that.


Tom, I sent you a Facebook message asking if you were going to put your photos up from the show, but that's by the by.

The point I was making is that often the sailing community want to see the pics even if they were at the show, because it's easy to miss stuff. It's also good to start discussions around specific boats or features on boats.
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