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Champions of Growth Podcast

How Marketers Bolster Engagement with the LGBTQ+ Community

1 day ago

June marks “Pride Month,” which celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and provides an opportunity for brands to boost engagement with gay and trans people. However, Todd Sears, CEO of Out Leadership, says it’s crucial that marketers go beyond “Pride Month” and engage the community for the long term rather than a moment in time.

B2C

What Is Red Teaming?

by Chuck Kapelke, 2 weeks ago

To combat cybercrime, a growing number of companies are developing red teams, or in-house groups designed to evaluate the effectiveness of an organization's cyber defense. As these groups start to proliferate, marketers may be recruited to assist in the endeavor and educate employees about the role they can play protecting the company against bad actors online.

Building New Talent

Develop skillsets for a post-digital age.

Marketing Futures Podcast

Shaping the Next Generation of Marketers, with Niki Mandell of A+E

5 months ago

A+E’s Niki Mandell joins Marketing Futures Podcast host Mike Berberich to discuss mentorship, integrated marketing, and the skills the marketers of tomorrow need to learn today.

Research Reports

Diversity Disconnect: Charting More Inclusive Pathways for Growth — the Black Talent Perspective

7 months ago

The AEF Conducted research among its key stakeholders around the challenges brands face cultivating and elevating black talent.

Change Management

Drive innovation and business strategy.

Champions of Growth Podcast

How Marketers Bolster Engagement with the LGBTQ+ Community

1 day ago

June marks “Pride Month,” which celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and provides an opportunity for brands to boost engagement with gay and trans people. However, Todd Sears, CEO of Out Leadership, says it’s crucial that marketers go beyond “Pride Month” and engage the community for the long term rather than a moment in time.

B2C

What Is Red Teaming?

by Chuck Kapelke, 2 weeks ago

To combat cybercrime, a growing number of companies are developing red teams, or in-house groups designed to evaluate the effectiveness of an organization's cyber defense. As these groups start to proliferate, marketers may be recruited to assist in the endeavor and educate employees about the role they can play protecting the company against bad actors online.

Conversant in the C-Suite

Boost your value in the boardroom.

Champions of Growth Podcast

How Marketers Become Better Leaders

1 month ago

Sally Percy, journalist and author, joins host Matthew Schwartz to discuss how senior marketers bolster their leadership skills, why remote work is changing the so-called “70/20/10” rule of communications, and the increasingly key role empathy plays among successful leaders.

Marketing Futures Podcast

The Marketer’s Evolution: From Creativity to Business Acumen, with Newell Brand’s Melanie Huet

1 month ago

Marketing Futures Podcast host Mike Berberich sat down with Melanie Huet, President of Brand Management and Innovation at Newell Brands, to discuss the future trajectory of marketing leadership.

Global CMO Growth Council

Global CMO Growth Council logo

The Global CMO Growth Council was established in 2018 as a way for the global community of chief marketers to come together in unified leadership to transform marketing into a force for growth and a force for good.

Driven by the ANA Growth Agenda and led by Procter & Gamble chief brand officer Marc Pritchard, the Global CMO Growth Council is committed to helping CMOs look much further ahead to envision what their brands, business, and society will need to grow in the coming months and years ahead.

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Leadership Development

Play a more integral role throughout the company.

Champions of Growth Podcast

How Marketers Become Better Leaders

1 month ago

Sally Percy, journalist and author, joins host Matthew Schwartz to discuss how senior marketers bolster their leadership skills, why remote work is changing the so-called “70/20/10” rule of communications, and the increasingly key role empathy plays among successful leaders.

Champions of Growth Podcast

Handicapping the ANA’s Marketing Capabilities Framework

2 months ago

Greg Boosin, EVP of global B2B and product marketing at Mastercard, joins host Matthew Schwartz to break down the ANA’s 2023 Marketing Capabilities Framework.

Marketing Organization

Improve efficiencies of your marketing team.

Champions of Growth Podcast

Handicapping the ANA’s Marketing Capabilities Framework

2 months ago

Greg Boosin, EVP of global B2B and product marketing at Mastercard, joins host Matthew Schwartz to break down the ANA’s 2023 Marketing Capabilities Framework.

B2C

How Agencies Deal with Clients' CMO Churn

by Tony Case, 2 months ago

The ongoing predilection among major brands to jettison the CMO role altogether and reassign marketing duties puts a major crimp in agency-client relations and makes it harder to foster meaningful partnerships.

Mastering MarTech

Get a better grip on the marketing stack.

POVs

Key Takeaways from the ANA’s 2023 Response Rate Report

2 weeks ago

David Fogarty, SVP of data excellence and privacy at the ANA, summarizes key takeaways from the 2023 edition of the Response Rate Report — one of the ANA’s most popular benchmarking reports every year.

Industry Insights

Why Marketers Need to Interrogate Their Exclusion and Inclusion Practices

by Bill Schild, 1 month ago

In 2017, Procter & Gamble’s Marc Pritchard ignited a brand safety revolution at IAB’s Annual Leadership meeting when he called on the digital advertising ecosystem to clean up its act, particularly regarding the risk of brands’ ads appearing alongside unsavory and otherwise brand-unsafe content. Now, seven years later, a lot has changed — and even Pritchard’s evolving rallying cries suggest the ad industry overcorrected.

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With a focus on exploring innovative topics and demystifying emerging trends, ANA Marketing Futures is a crossroads for marketers to discuss, debate, and prepare for the future of marketing.


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