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About the Conference

April 26–28, 2023 | Bonita Springs, Fla. and Virtual




The 2023 ANA Brand Masters Conference, presented by Walmart Connect, celebrates the ANA Growth Agenda's focus on Brand, Creativity, and Media, including the key areas of Brand Management, Brand Purpose, Brands for Humans, and Brand Activation, which focus on building brands, driving innovative experiences, and leveraging media as the brand's centerpiece for growth.


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“This has been always one of my favorite ANA conferences and the reason is very simple: this gets us back to the roots of where marketing began, when it was about building brands to drive longterm growth.”

- Bob Liodice, ANA CEO


Register Now

Please complete your registration at least 24 hours before the start of the event.
Late registrations may cause delays in joining the conference.

Join here virtually on the day of the event

Thank you for registering for the 2023 ANA Brand Masters Conference!
To change, cancel, or reinstate your registration, please email registration@ana.net.

The 2022 ANA Brand Masters Conference in Two Minutes

Relive the best of last year's conference in this brief overview.

Highlighted speakers include:

  • Kate Ardini, CMO, John Hancock
  • Lorraine Barber-Miller, Chief Marketing and E-Commerce Officer, Philips
  • Ukonwa Ojo, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Prime Video and Amazon Studios
  • Sharon Otterman, Chief Marketing Officer, Caesars Digital
  • Amy Spiridakis, Vice President, Marketing, Target

Hosts and Speakers

Conference Host

Kate Ardini
John Hancock


Confirmed Speakers
Kate Ardini


John Hancock

Brad Barnett

VP, Enterprise Marketing


Carie Beeman


Homefront Brands

Jill Cress

Chief Marketing and Experience Officer

H&R Block

Angela Fotopoulos

Global Head of Brand Communications and Activation

Godiva Chocolatier

Andrew Fried

SVP, Direct to Consumer

Mint Mobile

Scott Goodson

Chief Executive Officer, Founder


Todd Kaplan

Chief Marketing Officer


Jason Katz

VP, Strategic Planning

Advantage Unified Commerce

Mike Kaufman

Senior Vice President, Brand & Media


Ivonne Kinser

Vice President of Marketing and Innovation

Avocados From Mexico

Victoria Lozano

Executive Vice President, Marketing


Steve McCallion


KEEN Footwear

Kerry McKibbin

Partner & President

Mischief @ No Fixed Address

Kevin Miller


The Fresh Market

Leslie Miller

Vice President, Marketing, Nutrition & Ice Cream


Alicia Mosley

VP, Marketing, Keebler


Brady Noon

Chief Marketing Officer

Take 5 Oil Change

John Paquin

Senior Director, Brand & Media


Connor Pardoe

Chief Executive Officer & Commissioner

Professional Pickleball Association

Nicole Parlapiano

Chief Marketing Officer


Jason Poinsette

US Head of Food & Beverage (CPG)

Snap Inc

Luci Rainey

former marketing executive

PODS and Comcast

Sri Rajagopalan

Chief Customer Officer

General Mills

Smita Reddy

U.S. Brand Chair, Global Client Lead


Jennifer Renaud



Kara Rousseau

VP, Marketing

Walmart Connect

Andrea Sengara

Head of Marketing, U.S.

Campari Group

Ramon Soto

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

Northwell Health

Peter Stein



Michelle Taves

General Manager

Porch Group Media

Matthew Tilley

Executive Director, Marketing


Krista Wierzbicki Todd



Your Venue

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa | 5001 Coconut Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134

For those registered to attend the conference, the ANA has negotiated a special room rate of $299 per night at the host venue, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa, an award-winning tropical resort in Southwest Florida offering exclusive access to five water slides, four refreshing pools, a lazy river, and a secluded private island.

The cut-off date to obtain this discounted rate is Monday, April 3, 2023, after which prevailing rates apply.

Make your room reservation

Your Virtual Event Platform

Welcome to Grip

We know that not everyone will be able to travel for this event, so we are also providing a remote participation option powered by Grip, an AI-powered event matchmaking service that uses natural language processing, advanced algorithms, and deep neural networks to learn about your professional goals and interests.

Grip takes the work out of networking through intelligent matchmaking — making it more fun and giving you a higher return on time as you network with other attendees and exhibitors, arrange meetings, and identify potential business contacts. Utilize Grip to:

  • Make connections with significant people you would not have met otherwise
  • Expand your professional network
  • Create business opportunities with other event-goers
Download the ANA Events App

The ANA Events app is the official app for all ANA national industry conferences, giving you mobile access to the full conference agenda, in-app networking with attendees, event-only social networking, and more.


Download now on:

Google Play (for Android devices)  |  App Store (for iOS devices)


Conference Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor
General Sponsors

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