This is a hybrid event. Access to our in-person programming is exclusively reserved for qualified brand-side marketers and active paying sponsors, while our virtual programming will be open to the public.
Breakfast and Registration
Brandon Gutman, Co-Founder, Brand Innovators
Marc Sternberg, Co-Founder, Brand Innovators
David Teicher, Editor and Chief Content Officer, Brand Innovators
Annie Fei, Director of Content and Community, Brand Innovators
Adapting to Consumers Changing Behavior
The latest advances in technology and new media platforms have greatly impacted how we market to consumers. Things like voice, mobile, data, social, etc. are all changing the way we reach our consumers. It has an impact on every aspect of how we market. Not only do we constantly look at our creative in in the overall advertising message but we also have to look at our packaging and constantly innovating and coming up with new products and solutions to meet consumer needs. Join our panel as we discuss the myriad of ways that we as marketers can get personal with our customers in today’s digital age.
Forging Consumer Connections with Emerging Media
The Bay Area is the heart of innovation and fast paced developments in emerging media and technologies. Each of these new media offer novel ways for brands to connect with and interact with audiences. Emerging technologies also make a habit of drastically altering the ways in which people shop, consume media, and interact with each other and the world. Keeping up can be exhausting, even for the most savvy of digital marketers. From mobile games to virtual reality to messaging apps to ephemeral media, which trends are real and which are fads? Which provide opportunities for marketers to innovate and get closer to consumers? How can brands tap into these developments to gain a deeper understanding of who their customers are and what they want?
Panel: Challenger Brands
Hear from the Bay Area’s top Challenger Brands on how they rely on experience and authenticity to create lasting relationships with their consumers.
Sports, Entertainment and Content 2019
Great content must resonate with consumers, in order for them to believe it, share it, and reflect positively on your brand. Sports and entertainment are a passion point for consumers of all ages and can be especially appealing to younger audiences. This panel will explore how brands are using sports and entertainment to integrate their brand in new and unique ways to represent brand personality, show how their brand can apply in life situations, and to help consumers understand and relate with brands in places where they are already feeling emotional connections. There are many ways brands are doing this, through Movies, Video, Music, Gaming, Sports, Television and more. Listen as brand marketing leaders discuss how they are using sports and entertainment to connect with consumers.
It’s a wrap!