Brian Quinn, associate partner, Doblin, offered insight and practical advice to companies on how they can become more innovative to increase profits.
Representatives from Scripps Networks Interactive discussed trends and insights that influenced its business decisions, along with examples of innovation in its home, food, and travel categories.
Rich Karlis, director, corporate sponsorships, CenturyLink, and Matt Wright, vice president of strategy and operations, marketing partnerships, Phoenix Suns/Phoenix Mercury, discussed the evolution of their partnership as well as how they are working together to elevate program activation and measurement.
Location-triggered push notifications are three times more effective than typical push notifications. Josh Rochlin, chief executive officer, Xtify, discussed how brands can effectively utilize this mobile channel to drive loyalty and purchase.
Brian Maynard, director, brand marketing, Jenn-Air, and Chia Chen, senior vice president, mobile practice lead, Digitas, discussed Jenn- Air’s DesignVision mobile app that lets consumers digitally swap out kitchen appliances.
Abigail Marks, director, strategy and operations, at OgilvyEntertainment, provided an overview on OgilvyEntertainment’s Branded Entertainment Assessment Model™ and discussed how they are applying the model to measure value for marketers across the industry.
Laston Charriez, senior vice president, marketing, Western Union, and Dr. Mark Friedrich, executive vice president, research, Navigate Research, discussed a recent Western Union partnership with UEFA Europa League, as well as best practices and ways to use research and measurement to make smarter business decisions.
Marcus Startzel, GM of North America, Millennial Media outlined how brands can leverage the benefits of mobile advertising to reach and engage with the right consumer, at the right time, in the right place.
Brian Little, director of corporate communications, and Tim Sabo, global creative director, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, along with Jeff Fromm, executive vice president, Barkley, and Mark Logan, SVP, Digital Innovation, Barkely, discussed how Krispy Kreme reached Millennials through social media and integrated marketing.
Kristin Shaff, director, partnership marketing, 24 Hour Fitness, and Matt Day, CEO, Silverfox, discussed their 2012 Summer Olympics sponsorship and how it was leveraged through social media.
Bob Cauley, partner and co-founder, Beekman Associates, and Tim Bajraktari, partner and co-founder, Beekman Associates, discussed how marketers can bring more transparency to their agency relationships via benchmarking.
Arlan Tarhan, president and CEO, Convergent Alliance, and Jalina Law, assistant vice president, business development, The Macerich Company, discussed how Fiat creatively used inline mall space to drive sales of the new Fiat 500.
Kathleen Brookbanks, president, OMD East, discussed how media agencies are under increasing pressure to invest more in talent and technology in order to keep pace with the growing complexity of media.
Shannon Anderson, field marketing manager, Petco Animal Supplies, Inc., discussed how Petco continues to grow its sponsorship activations to engage with baseball fans, the community, and pet parents.
Kathy Alaama, vice president, Henkel North America, and David McKillips, senior vice president, Six Flags Entertainment, discussed how their partnership is driving consumer engagement for Henkel's got2b brand and exposing it to millions of theme park fans nationally.
Dan Mecchi, director, digital media, Under Armour, and Steve Red, chief creative officer, Red Tettemer + Partners, discussed how Under Armour leveraged social franchises instead of traditional ad campaigns to build their brand.
German Sacristan, return on marketing investment developer, manager, America's region, Eastman Kodak Company, discussed how to craft a successful multimedia campaign through personalization and offered 12 ingredients for effective b-to-b marketing.
Mark Rodgers, principal, The Clapham Group, and co-founder, MORE Partnership[s], and Jacob Marshall, music artist and manager, co-founder, MORE Partnership[s], discussed how bringing a cultural partner into an existing cause-marketing campaign can help to enhance the results of the campaign for all parties involved.
Matthew Barnhill, executive vice president, corporate market research, BET, and Carol Cunningham, VP consumer insights, BET, discussed the findings of a survey BET conducted to explore digital consumption and usage among African-Americans.
Apu Gupta, co-founder and CEO, Curalate, discussed how marketers can begin to apply metrics and tracking to the visual web (i.e., sites such as Pinterest or Instagram).