Peter Salib

Peter Salib is a Columnist at Grit Daily. He has been going to CES in Las Vegas consecutively for the past seven years since the age of 21 and is an avid attendee of events nationwide. Having attended hundreds of events, he is now a co-founder of Event Integrity, the first integrity-based, vetted marketplace for event professionals. He also frequently works with startups to consult and advise on media, strategy, events, and fundraising. His dog, Scruffy, was featured on the Today Show with Kathy Lee & Hoda and was dubbed "Scruffy the Wonder Dog."

Why Techies Should Celebrate Art Basel Miami

Every year, I am stunned to see how many fellow entrepreneurs and techies make the trip down to Miami for Art Basel. Since the city-wide takeover is in early December, maybe everyone is looking to escape the cold, winter weather for a bit of fun in the sun. Art Basel Miami draws a large, global audience every year and the numbers should continue growing considering the recently completed renovation of the Miami Beach Convention Center. Noah Horowitz, Director Americas, Art Basel, commented:...

Business Insider’s Ignition Highlighted by Meek Mill, Barbara Corcoran, and Mark Cuban

TechCrunch has Disrupt, Forbes has the “30 Under 30” conference, and Business Insider has IGNITION. This year’s IGNITION closed out on Tuesday, December 4 after two days of exciting speaker lineups. Finishing its ninth year, IGNITION brought the heat by featuring not one but two celebrated investors from ABC’s Shark Tank. The agenda also boasted two famous hip-hop artists doing amazing things outside of the music industry. Producing such a hard-hitting lineup of...

Crowdfunding Top 3 Holiday Gift Ideas

More than ever, consumers are looking to the major crowdfunding platforms to discover gift ideas for the holiday season. There are thousands of projects launched daily between Kickstarter and Indiegogo and that saturation makes it difficult to find the most relevant and successful products to back/pre-order that will actually deliver in time for the holidays. I’ve identified great gift ideas invented by wonderful entrepreneurs launching through crowdfunding, all hoping to see success similar...

How Augmented and Virtual Reality is Playing a Major Role in Surgery

Imagine a world where doctors could figure out how much they need to tuck away by simply checking an Oculus Rift. Or more impressively, imagine a world where medical students could train for their careers through the use of augmented reality, or where doctors would be able to find cancer cells through a quick scan. From Science to Reality Though it sounds like science fiction, it’s quickly becoming the reality that we live in. Thanks to amazing advances in the field of augmented reality,...

Expect the Unexpected at Cannabis Conventions

Just a few days after hosting Collision Conference for its final year before moving to Toronto, New Orleans welcomed over 3,200 professionals in the cannabis industry. MJBizConNEXT is a multi-city, multi-day cannabis business conference organized by the crew at MJBizDaily, a major trade publication. The conference — and The Big Easy — drew a crowd of innovators, investors, journalists, and the curious to explore what’s coming next. A Weed Event with NO Weed If you came to...

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