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EXperience AI imagery Workshop

Immerse yourself in the exciting world of AI imagery in our EXperience workshop, featuring Steve Ballantyne of BrandIQ, a renowned expert in AI image generation. Check out some of BrandIQ's work here.

  • EXperience first-hand how AI is revolutionizing photography budgets, campaign rollouts, and product visuals across industries like travel, events, and food tech.
  • Dive into how generative AI can enhance a brand's visual storytelling.
  • Don't just learn, but interact - use this opportunity to ask Steve about incorporating AI into your creative process.

Don't miss this front-row seat to the AI imaging revolution that's disrupting marketing as we know it. Save your spot now and prepare to see some amazing stuff!

Who can join? This event is open to everyone. All proceeds from your registration will go directly to Kindness Collective, a charity we're proud to support.

Event location: academyEX, 99 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland

Event date & time: Wednesday 24th July, 5:00pm - 6:00pm


What to expect

Join us for a captivating 60-minute workshop with Steve Ballantyne of Brand IQ, a renowned authority on AI image generation, showcasing his latest work for the Australian Marketing Institute, the NZ Marketing Association, and other leading brands.

During this high-energy 60-minute workshop, Steve will share mind-blowing case studies from industries like travel, events, professional services, construction, and food tech. You'll see first-hand how AI imagery can slash photography budgets, accelerate campaign rollouts, and create stunning product visuals that leave traditional marketing in the dust.

PLUS! Steve will also share game-changing secrets for using generative AI to amplify a brand's visual storytelling.

You’ll also get the opportunity to ask Steve questions about using AI in the creative process.

Steve Ballantyne

A trailblazer in AI image generation.
Founder of Brand IQ

Steve Ballantyne stands at the forefront of AI image generation in New Zealand, recognised
as one of the country's leading experts in this innovative field. His pioneering work has not only graced the cover of NZ Marketing Magazine but has also been prominently featured on
the websites of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) and the New Zealand Marketing

With a personal portfolio of over 20,000 AI-generated images, Steve has dedicated
hundreds of hours to mastering image prompt strategies, drawing from the expertise of the
world's top AI imagemakers. This extensive experience has not only honed his skills in
creating visually compelling content but has also deepened his understanding of AI as a
pivotal tool for enhancing creative output and operational efficiency alike.

Throughout his 25-year career, Steve has collaborated with over 200 companies across
Australasia, such as Canon Australia, Westfield, Lockwood Homes, PGG Wrightson,
OfficeMax, Fletcher Building and Speedy Signs.

Steve Ballantyne

Maheshi Wadasinghe

Maheshi is the Community Impact Lead at academyEX and is responsible for the curation and facilitation of our EXplore and EXperience events. She will ensure the smooth running of the event and assist where needed. Please reach out to her if you need any information on any of our events.

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