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 Cotent and Community, Brand Innovators
Host: Ted Rubin, Social Media Strategist, Acting CMO, Brand Innovators, author of Return on Relationship
What’s Next in Digital?
Looking out at 2020, this discussion will explore how the marketing and media industries will evolve as digital media and emerging technologies continue to drive every aspect of brand marketing and the marketing funnel in general. At once, social media is changing how brand build 1:1 relationships with their consumers; mobile is becoming the platform of choice for consuming media, entertainment, and for commerce; brands are publishing more original content than ever; and digital video continues to challenge television. Lean in and learn how today’s foremost brand marketers are using new technologies and embracing new platforms like Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, Snapchat, Facebook Live Video, and new digital and data tools to reach consumers.
Creating Compelling Content for All Screens
The goal of every great piece of content marketing is to create an emotional connection with the consumer. These connections are fueled by impactful visual and social experiences, which in turn drive engagement, and engagement drives word of mouth and brand loyalty. Many brands are now embracing tools like Facebook Live and Instagram, in addition to television and other forms of digital video to connect with their consumers in new and meaningful ways. In addition, digital media is empowering brands with a new form of storytelling. Find out how cutting edge brands are moving product off the racks with compelling content.
Amplification: Pouring the Gas on Content with Distribution Tactics and Paid Media
Marketers today know that content is king when it comes to engaging consumers and helping them get to know your brand. But content creation is only the first step. If consumers don’t see the content you create, it can be an investment lost. You want your content marketing efforts to lead to new customers or conversions. The queen to your content king is distribution. Distribution efforts not only amplify your content so consumers will see it but provide a means to measuring ROI. Like other forms of digital media, brand marketers are constantly looking for metrics to help justify their investment in content marketing. What is the ROI of content marketing vis-à-vis other media? How can you enhance the ability of your content marketing to deliver more tangible results? What are the best avenues of distribution and paid media to enhance your content marketing efforts? Leading brand marketers share their insights.
Networking Break and Ice Cream Social
Panel: The Challenger Mentality
Hear how Challenger, Heritage and Fortune 500 Brands are embracing the challenger mentality to stay on their toes and on the cutting edge of innovation.
It’s a wrap!