Bryan Rees, assistant director, SMGX, discussed the language of media and how national television is purchased and evaluated.
Tina Sharkey, chairman and global president, BabyCenter, and Julie Michaelson, Midwest Regional Sales Director, BabyCenter, discussed a recent study that explored the importance of mobile in the media mix.
Michael Becker, North American managing director, Mobile Marketing Association, discussed the importance of mobile and how marketers can develop mobile strategies to bridge traditional and digital advertising.
Dave Beals, CEO, R3: JLB, and author of the ANA's recently published Agency Compensation: An ANA Guidebook, discussed guidelines and best practices for establishing an effective agency compensation plan.
Ray Velez, chief technology officer, and Pete Stein, president of east region, Razorfish, discussed a recent report about the five technologies that are changing the business landscape.
Simon Chadwick, founding partner, and Ian Lewis, director, research impact consulting, Cambiar, discussed six recent and future trends in market research.
Alan Krinsky, president, Alan Krinsky Associates, and Steve Marcus, president and founder, MobiSave, discussed how to bridge the gap between procurement and agencies.
Mark Logan, VP/managing director, interactive, and Jeff Fromm, SVP/sales, marketing and innovation, Barkley, discussed the high-level findings and observations of a new study on the millennial generation.
Michael Finn, president, and Kristin Youngling, design intelligence director, BrightLine, discussed interactive television (iTV) advertising and how marketers can use it to increase consumer engagement with their brands.
Joanne Davis, president, Joanne Davis Consulting, Inc., and partner, SCAN International, discussed the different types of agencies and the various roles and responsibilities within them.
Samantha Skey, chief revenue officer, Recyclebank, discussed their partnership with AVEENO and how they are using social challenge to drive brand engagement and green action.
Rex Briggs, CEO, Marketing Evolution, discussed ten ways that the Apple iPad can be an effective and efficient tool for the busy marketer.
Gerry Preece, consultant, and Russel Wohlwerth, principal, Ark Advisors, discussed how the marketing procurement space is different from the standard materials procurement space.
Douglas J. Wood, partner, Reed Smith, LLC, discussed the current hurdles, government regulations, risks, and best practices for marketers in relation to digital media and the internet.
Michael Goldstein, manager of consumer promotions and sponsorships, LG, Stefanie Francis, vice president, research, and Scott Horowitz, director, business development, Navigate, Inc., discussed LG’s recent sponsorship of the NCAA.
Kristi Faulkner, president and co-founder, Womenkind discussed how marketers can successfully engage women by creating brand messaging that speaks to them.
Greg Cangiolosi, CEO, Blue Sky Factory, Inc., discussed the nine email marketing mistakes that many marketers are making, and suggested tactical ways to improve on each critical area of campaign planning and execution.
Jonathan Salem Baskin, Author, Histories of Social Media, discussed the end of social media as we know it, ways to think differently about your brand, and how to make better use of social media tools.
Pat LaPointe, managing partner, MarketingNPV, discussed tools that marketers can use to bridge the gap between marketing and finance and to translate marketing strategies into a language that finance will understand and value.
John Krubski, chairman of the International Thought Leadership Council, discussed how research and cultureography can help brands gain consumer insights.