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RipeConcepts Attends YPO Global Marketing Summit 2024

by Ina • May 30, 2024

Fresh off a successful showing as a sponsor at the YPO Global Marketing Summit in Barcelona, Spain from May 15 to 17, RipeConcepts impressed a prestigious audience on an international marketing stage. The RipeConcepts contingent to the event included CEO and Founder Paul Lyon, VP of Business Development Dwynn Trazo, and VP of Dedicated Staffing Al Hadessa Lim. 

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From Humble Beginnings to Global Recognition 

In a captivating presentation, Paul recounted stories from the early days of his career, with highs and lows that ultimately spurred the founding of RipeConcepts 15 years ago. Back then, there was a critical gap that Paul identified in the digital space, and he launched the company with a team of four designers to address these unmet needs. Today, RipeConcepts has over 650 professionals in several creative and tech specialties, and the company has earned the trust of some of the world’s biggest agencies and household brands. 

“We are extremely unique, and we really swim in what I like to call blue ocean, meaning, we have little to no competition,” Paul said. This competitive edge stems from RipeConcepts’ unique combination of broad capabilities, speed, and cost-efficiency. 

paul ypo presentation

Fostering Knowledge, Connection, and Inspiration 

Beyond showcasing who and what RipeConcepts does, attending the YPO Global Marketing Summit was an invaluable opportunity for the team to learn and connect. The event was held by the esteemed YPO organization, which is composed entirely of C-level executives. This brought together a global force of nearly 100 CEOs hailing from the United States, Canada, UK, Spain, UAE, Nigeria, Mauritius, Australia, and beyond. Gathering such a diverse group fostered discussions on a range of cutting-edge topics such as consumer buying psychology, crypto currency, mobile commerce, and navigating the role of AI in marketing. 

ypo sagrada Barcelona, a cradle of avant-garde thinking and artistry, was the perfect setting for this exchange of ideas. Outside of the formal summit sessions, the RipeConcepts team, together with newfound connections, embarked on a tour of the Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudí’s magnum opus and Barcelona’s architectural crowning jewel. This experience was the perfect finale to a fruitful trip. 

Visiting the Dalí Theater and Museum 

In addition to touring Gaudí’s works in Barcelona, the team also made it a point to travel to Figueres. There, they fueled their creative fire with a visit to the Dalí Theatre and Museum. The surrealist masterpieces of Salvador Dalí were a treasure trove of inspiration, and his genius ability to challenge perception is a creative spark that the team carried home with them. 

Dalí Theatre and Museum

Creativity at the Core 

Nurtured from its founding, creativity has been the driving force for RipeConcepts’ success. It is embedded in the company culture, attracting top talent who, in turn, fuel further innovation. This relentless pursuit of creativity has enabled RipeConcepts to expand its offerings into a comprehensive suite, encompassing everything from digital marketing to web development, 3D modeling to augmented reality and virtual reality, and much more. Such a comprehensive suite of services empowers clients of RipeConcepts to transform their vision into realities that drive business growth. 

The positive reception at the YPO Global Marketing Summit, coupled with the team’s enriching experiences and new connections, affirms RipeConcepts’ unique position as a world-class creative powerhouse in the digital space. The team returns home not only with a wealth of knowledge, but also with a renewed commitment to propel brands to ever greater heights through the power of creativity and technology.

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