In this session, Eileen Loustau, Director, Digital and Social Media Marketign, U.S. iShares, BlackRock and Joseph Adams, Social Media Coordinator, U.S. iShares, BlackRock discussed how they developed and leverage their digital dashboards to manage campaigns and build their business.
Brad Newberg, partner, Reed Smith discussed the benefits and pitfalls of using social media to connect with customers. He also presented best practices for social media and tips for handling user-generated content.
Kevin Farkas, executive vice president, sales and business development, Bill Georges, president, sales and operations, Active International, and Barbara Martino, executive vice president, client development, Active International, explained how corporate trade works and shared examples of how companies have successfully integrated it into their businesses.
Paul Matsen, chief marketing and communications officer, Cleveland Clinic, discussed the challenges facing the healthcare industry and how the clinic’s historical commitment to measurement has helped it achieve marketing excellence.
Evelyn Neill, executive creative director, Doremus, and Saga Shoffner, vice president, global marketing, Owens-Illinois, discussed their mission to build a glass brand by elevating the glass industry.
Marc de Swaan Arons, founder and executive chairman, EffectiveBrands, shared tools and insights that organizations can apply for purposeful brand growth in the social age.
Lisa Cochrane, senior vice president of marketing, Allstate Insurance Co., discussed how Allstate’s “Mayhem” campaign has made the brand a leader in the insurance category again.
Brian Pope, senior vice president, marketing, popchips, discussed how popchips used grassroots and social media marketing to build their brand and generate excitement in the snacking category.
Alison E. Lewis, senior vice president of marketing, North America, The Coca-Cola Company, discussed how Coca-Cola rebuilt brand love, recruited a new generation of consumers, and improved the company’s reputation.
Keith Weed, chief marketing & communication officer, Unilever, discussed how Unilever is using it sustainability efforts to change the way it does marketing and drive business results.
Luke Dowdney MBE, CEO and founder, LUTA Limited, discussed his inspiration for this fight wear and lifestyle clothing brand that brings together performance, favela street style, and a genuine social mission.
Neil Golden, senior vice president & chief marketing officer, McDonald's USA, LLC, discussed how McDonald’s is evolving its brand and sharing its story in a way that inspires people to listen.
Marc S. Pritchard, global marketing & brand building officer, Procter & Gamble, discussed how P&G uses insights, product development, and marketing communications to provide value to its customers.
Ryan Rouse, director of marketing, Sharpie, Ted W. Woehrle, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Newell Rubbermaid Inc., and John Kenny, executive vice president, head of planning, Draftfcb Chicago, discussed how the brand was able to unlock the power of self-expression to ignite consumer advocacy through an integrated marketing campaign.
Sharmila M. Fowler, senior client advisor, Geoscape, and Thomas Tseng, principal and co-founder, New American Dimensions, LLC, discussed why and how to reach Asian consumers.
Michael Farmer, chairman, Farmer & Company, LLC, Jane Bittner, global marketing services procurement, Merck & Co., Inc., and Eliana Goncalves, global marketing services procurement, Merck & Co., Inc., discussed how a scope of work (SOW) can effectively be the integral part of the client/agency relationship and the basis of how agencies are compensated.
Ann Rubin, vice president, IBM Brand Expression and Global Advertising, IBM Corporation, Cecilia Correa, mid-market advertising manager, IBM Corporation, and Kim Duffy, senior partner, executive group director, Ogilvy & Mather, discussed the appearance of IBM’s Watson on Jeopardy! in 2011.
Eoin Comerford, CEO, Moosejaw Inc., Gary Wohlfeill, creative director, Moosejaw Inc., Greg Gunderson, vice president of business development, SpyderLynk, and Thomas J. Foti, manager of direct mail and periodicals, U.S. Postal Service, discussed how augmented reality can be integrated with direct mail campaigns.
Brian Wieser, senior analyst, Pivotal Research, shared his perspective on the state of the media industry. Topics discussed include budgets, ecommerce, Facebook, TV advertising, online video, geo-location, and media rebates/incentives.
Brian Quinn, associate partner, Doblin, offered insight and practical advice to companies on how they can become more innovative to increase profits.