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It's become a recent tradition for the ANA and WFA to hold yearly, back-to-back meetings of the ANA Media Leadership Committee and WFA Media Forum in New York.
Meetings will take place on Oct. 8th for the ANA Media Leadership Committee and Oct. 9th for the WFA Media Forum hosted at Johnson & Johnson (601 West 26th Street between 11th and 12th Avenue) in NYC. Members of both organizations are invited/encouraged to attend both meetings. (The WFA is the World Federation of Advertisers – www.wfanet.org – and provides a global perspective.). Agenda for the ANA meeting is below and the agenda for the WFA meeting is here. RSVP for the WFA meeting to Matt Green at M.Green@wfanet.org.
On Oct. 8th, we will have a networking dinner hosted by Simulmedia at Zio Ristorante (the Vineyard Room) on 17 West 19th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. Cocktail hour will be at 6:00PM, followed by dinner at 7:00PM. Please RSVP for dinner to Talia Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NETWORKING BREAKFAST (9:00 – 9:45AM)
INTRODUCTIONS (9:45 – 10:00AM)
I. DON'T BE THE NEXT #SOCIALMEDIAFAIL (10:00-11:00AM)
Today's digital and social world means brand messaging is happening 24/7, and spend is shifting from traditional media to digital. As the dollars move, how do you make sure that your message is actually reaching your audience? How do you apply outdated legal ideas to a fast-paced digital world? This session will cover hot legal issues in digital and social media, such as social media contests, privacy, mobile marketing, copyright/trademarks, publicity and click fraud/bots.
Stacy K. Marcus, Partner, Advertising, Technology & Media Law – Reed Smith LLP
II. MARKETERS PANEL: TOP MEDIA ISSUES (11:15AM-12:15PM)
So many important issues and so little time! Join a panel of client-side marketers who will share their views on top media issues which will likely include:
1. Programmatic / Agency Trading Desks
2. Native Advertising
4. Data / Media Attribution
5. Global Media Management
6. Media Agency Management
7. Branded Content
Marni Gordon, Vice President – ANA
David Dobbins, Director Media and Print Services – Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Jennifer Gardner, Director, Media Investment & Partnerships – Unilever US
III. ANA MEDIA TRANSPARENCY TASK FORCE UPDATE (12:15-12:45PM)
The advertising industry has a "transparency crisis." There have been increasing concerns about the issue of media and media agency transparency – i.e., media sellers and agencies providing honesty and clarity to marketers on costs, placements, and data.
Following a discussion at the June meeting of the ANA Media Leadership Committee, it was agreed to assemble a task force to dive deeper into media transparency issues. In this session, we will share our progress to date on this important industry leadership initiative.
Bill Duggan, Group Executive Vice President – ANA
LUNCH (12:45 – 1:30PM)
IV. DEMYSTIFYING CONNECTED TV ADVERTISING (1:30PM-2:30PM)
The advent of connected TV has brought exciting opportunities to both marketers and their buying teams. The ability to create robust and interactive rich media experiences on TV capable of true e-commerce, social integrations, and real-time updates and optimizations are what the industry has been hoping for, or better yet, waiting for. However, many marketers may not yet fully know the capabilities, reach and engagement potential of connected TV advertising and could be at risk of missing a key opportunity to reach their target audience on video's favorite screen! Discover how strategic, innovative brands are getting a leg up on the competition in digital TV.
Rob Aksman, Co-Founder and Chief Experience Officer – BrightLine