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Michael Margolies
Vice President of Marketing & Creative
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Schaumburg, IL
September 11 - 13, 2022
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North America
September 19 - 23, 2022
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Hear From Today’s Most Powerful Brands & Voices

Michael Margolies
Vice President of Marketing & Creative
Brian Stavis
Global Category Lead - Advertising & Marketing Technology
JJ Nelson
Director of Brand Communications
Karen Sage
Chief Marketing Officer
Gus Blanchard
Chief Marketing Officer
Suzanne Seymour
SVP of Brand Marketing & Communications
Jim O'Leary
U.S. Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Affairs Practice Chair, and Global Chair of Impact and ESG
Harjeet Singh
Global Marketing Operations Director
Tareq Ali
Director, Corporate Marketing & Communications North America
Grant Johnson
Chief Marketing Officer
Kristin McHugh
Senior VP of Marketing Activation
Michael Margolies
Vice President of Marketing & Creative
Melissa Puls
Senior Vice President, and Chief Marketing Officer
Brian Stavis
Global Category Lead - Advertising & Marketing Technology
Karen Sage
Chief Marketing Officer
Jim O'Leary
U.S. Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Affairs Practice Chair, and Global Chair of Impact and ESG
Harjeet Singh
Global Marketing Operations Director
Suzanne Seymour
SVP of Brand Marketing & Communications
Grant Johnson
Chief Marketing Officer
Gus Blanchard
Chief Marketing Officer
Tareq Ali
Director, Corporate Marketing & Communications North America
Gretchen Saegh-Fleming
Chief Commercial Officer
Patrick Leary
Vice President, UX Manager & Digital
Caitlin Rush
Global Lead Brand Safety Specialists
Christopher Karpenko
Executive Director Brand Marketing
Rebecca Phillips
Director of Marketing
Kristin McHugh
Senior Vice President of Marketing Activation

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As an attendee you’ll receive:

  • One night complimentary accommodations
  • 5 star catering & open bar
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Personal concierge to tailor your experience

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Since we can’t treat you to a lavish hotel and delicious dining digitally, we’ve designed a brilliant rewards system worthy of your time. Take all 6 solution provider meetings and earn your choice of amazing SWAG, including Apple products and charitable donations.

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A Tailored Agenda For You

Tune In on Your Time

Choose from 45 Sessions, 30 Speakers, 6 Networking Events & More
It’s entirely up to you to whether to catch the premiere online or watch presentations on demand.
SundaySeptember 11
MondaySeptember 12
TuesdaySeptember 13
5:00 - 7:00pm
Welcome Reception and Registration
7:30 - 8:50am
Breakfast
8:10-9:00am
COMING SOON
9:00 - 10:00am
Leading With Purpose: How Verizon Is Setting the Industry Standard
In today’s marketing world, the massive diversity and inclusion gap undermines the future creativity and relevance of the industry for years to come. With women and minorities still underrepresented, it’s crucial for brands to lead with purpose and create more inclusive marketing in order to move the world forward. Realizing its profound responsibility to enact change, Verizon has spearheaded this evolution and adopted a more proactive approach to diversifying its workforce, content, and overall marketing strategy with hopes to set a new industry standard.
Join Verizon’s Senior Vice President, Marketing Activation Kristin McHugh as she discusses authentic leadership, the value of diversity of thought, and how Verizon is dedicated to lifting up diverse voices across its brand ecosystem and beyond.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the diversity and inclusion gap in marketing, and how to lead with purpose.
  • Learn ways to implement the diversification of your workforce, content, and overall marketing strategy.
  • Understand how to commit yourself and your brand to diverse voices with outstanding leadership.

Speakers:

Kristin McHugh
Senior Vice President of Marketing
10:00 - 11:00am
Utilizing 3D, CGI, and Other Digital Tools to Replace or Enhance Live-Selling and Sales Presentations in a Video-Call World
The pandemic has driven companies that thrive in direct in-person selling, trade shows, outbound sales reps, and product demonstration to move to virtual and 3D. These new tools had to be convincing and compelling enough to earn the trust of buyers, engineers, designers, and others who are accustomed to physical contact with products and services.
Please join Michael Margolies, Vice President of Marketing & Creative at Leggett & Platt as he discusses some of these topics and illustrates examples of 3D, animation, and video that have appeared in a variety of industries to ensure the business continues – even when salespeople, engineers, and designers could not come together to evaluate products, designs, and prototypes, or services.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the causes driving the need for more 3D, FX, CGI, & video for marketers in both retail and B2B.
  • Learn strategies to effectively utilize these new tools to earn the trust of your buyers.
  • Gain insight into executing successful hybrid marketing experiences.

Speakers:

Michael Margolies
Vice President of Marketing & Creative
11:00 - 12:00pm
How to Use ABM to Glue Marketing & Sales - A B2B Growth Imperative!
Account-Based Management looks different from traditional approaches to marketing. With misalignment and competition between marketing & sales becoming the norm, ABM strategies can help to bridge the gap between these departments. Please join Karen Sage, Chief Marketing Officer at Syncron, as she discusses how to use ABM to achieve results, benefit sales & marketing independently, and also serve your broader business goals.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand how ABM strategies can help to align your marketing & sales teams.
  • Learn the pitfalls to avoid while transitioning to all ABM.
  • How to use ABM to achieve results and support your business goals.

Speakers:

Karen Sage
Chief Marketing Officer
12:00 - 1:00pm
Purpose, ESG & the Evolving Role of the Corporation

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors are critical in understanding – and communicating – a company or organization’s social purpose. The rise of stakeholder capitalism and the emergence of new audiences make it even more essential for communicators and marketers to better understand these efforts and their impact. Please join Jim O’Leary, Edelman’s U.S. Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Affairs Practice Chair, and Global Chair of Impact, as he discusses why your company must put ESG at the center of its story.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand stakeholder capitalism and what it means for business leaders today.
  • Gain insights into what people see as the greater purpose of corporations in society in 2022.
  • Learn strategies to approach ESG that you can implement in your own company.

Speakers:

Jim O'Leary
U.S. Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Affairs Practice Chair, and Global Chair of Impact and ESG
1:00pm
Networking Lunch
2:00 - 3:00pm
The Power of Your Brand’s Purpose: Making Authentic and Loyal Connections With Your Audience Through Purposeful Communication Strategies

In this session, we’ll discuss ways to effectively tap into the power of your brand’s purpose to create evocative, authentic, and long-lasting connections with your audience through value-driven, high-impact brand communications strategies.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn how to leverage a purpose-driven communications strategy to create genuine connections between your brand and your audience through shared values and purposeful conversations.
  • Tap into the emotional values of your brand to humanize communications with your audience and establish deep, meaningful connections that last.
  • Discover how internal deep-dive exercises and alignment within your brand’s organization yield immeasurable ROI when successfully implemented into your day-to-day audience communications.

Speakers:

JJ Nelson
Director of Brand Communications
3:00 - 4:00pm
Utilizing Technology to Meet Your Business Objectives

Requirements for Martech have changed quickly over the last 2 years. New technologies like AI, ML, NLP are having a huge impact. Using technology for growth is better than deploying more people in your organization. Additionally, the ROI expectations on Martech stack are getting shorter. Please join Global Marketing Operations Director at Finastra for a presentation on Utilizing Technology to Meet Your Business Objectives.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the role of technology in the hybrid world.
  • Learn about changes in Martech stack.
  • Take charge of selecting the best technology to meet your specific business objectives.

Speakers:

Harjeet Singh
Global Marketing Operations Director
4:00 - 5:00pm
Engaging Consumers Through Access and Education: How Inspire Clean Energy Is Tackling Climate Change by Putting the Power Into Consumers’ Hands
Now, more than ever, making the transition to clean energy is a critical step if we want to successfully mitigate the dangerous effects of climate change. And while 77% of U.S. consumers are willing to make a change in their lives if it means helping the planet, seven in ten don’t know what to do or where to start. What’s clear is that better means of engaging the consumer is needed, as well as broader access to simple solutions that help Americans make the transition from the dirty energy currently powering our lives – and homes – to cleaner, more renewable energy sources.
Join Inspire Clean Energy’s SVP of Brand Marketing and Communications, Suzanne Seymour, as she discusses how Inspire is recrafting the narrative on clean energy in an effort to engage and empower consumers into action; an action that may seem like a simple lifestyle change but has a profound and lasting impact on the health of our planet. Learn how Inspire, a certified B Corp that offers a monthly subscription to access 100% clean energy for homes, is putting the power to choose a brighter future directly into the hands that consumers can trust – their own.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand strategies to craft your brand narrative.
  • Learn techniques to increase your brand awareness and cultivate customer loyalty.

Speakers:

Suzanne Seymour
SVP of Brand Marketing & Communications
5:00 - 6:00pm
Leading Through Change

Please join Grant Johnson, CMO, Emburse, as he shares tips and tactics that focus on managing through a change in general, but also is applicable to the unique situation we face today. Johnson shares examples of managing various change challenges resulting from acquisition, integration, growth, restructuring, revamping, and business disruption. Each challenge, in order to motivate the team, and manage through change, presents a different perspective as to what would work and what would not be successful.

Key Takeaways:

  • During an acquisition, the lesson learned is that sometimes you can’t really motivate and retain staff if they don’t actually want to stay.
  • For mergers, leverage an organizational development approach and structure to elevate leaders from all locations and better unite the entire global team.
  • Manage through change with daily monitoring and more regular reviews of tactics – what’s working, what’s not working, and what else should be experimented.

Speakers:

Grant Johnson
Chief Marketing Officer
6:00 - 9:00pm
Networking Dinner
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7:30 - 8:50am
Breakfast
8:05-9:00am
COMING SOON
9:00 - 10:00am
Lights, Camera, Data: Turning Insights Into Action!

Now more than ever, business leaders rely on data to gain the visibility needed to make informed decisions. Across industries – learning how to access data is just the start. Making data actionable is the game-changer that every team needs to get meaningful results. In this Executive Interview, ADP Chief Marketing Officer Gus Blanchard shares his data-driven approach to marketing and innovation… and how this approach is redefining the way we work.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the meaning of "actionable data" and how you can use this to your company's advantage.
  • Learn how to empower your teams with the power of data.
  • Gain insights into the role of technology in connecting buyers with products or solutions for their needs.

Speakers:

Gus Blanchard
Chief Marketing Officer
10:00 - 11:00am
Building the Ultimate Customer-Centric Organization
Building a truly customer-centric organization is the key to ensuring long-term success and profitability, capturing key insights that will guide the evolution of your products/services, differentiate you in the marketplace, and ultimately, build enduring customer loyalty.
Learn about what it takes to build a truly customer-centric organization and how you can leverage key marketing tools to map out your customer journey and delight them every step of the way!

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand & define customer-centricity.
  • Learn key strategies you can use to develop and enhance customer-centricity in your organization.
  • Understand how you can utilize and leverage your technology to deliver this vision of the customer experience.

Speakers:

Tareq Ali
Director, Corporate Marketing & Communications North America
MondaySeptember 19
TuesdaySeptember 20
WednesdaySeptember 21
ThursdaySeptember 22
FridaySeptember 23
Utilizing 3D, CGI, and Other Digital Tools to Replace or Enhance Live-Selling and Sales Presentations in a Video-Call World
The pandemic has driven companies that thrive in direct in-person selling, trade shows, outbound sales reps, and product demonstration to move to virtual and 3D. These new tools had to be convincing and compelling enough to earn the trust of buyers, engineers, designers, and others who are accustomed to physical contact with products and services.
Please join Michael Margolies, Vice President of Marketing & Creative at Leggett & Platt as he discusses some of these topics and illustrates examples of 3D, animation, and video that have appeared in a variety of industries to ensure the business continues – even when salespeople, engineers, and designers could not come together to evaluate products, designs, and prototypes, or services.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the causes driving the need for more 3D, FX, CGI, & video for marketers in both retail and B2B.
  • Learn strategies to effectively utilize these new tools to earn the trust of your buyers.
  • Gain insight into executing successful hybrid marketing experiences.

Speakers:

Michael Margolies
Vice President of Marketing & Creative
The Power of Partnerships in Marketing Technology

The latest advertising and marketing technology statistic is that there are 9,900 vendors in the space today. How do you choose the right vendor and partner to meet your business objectives? Please join Brian Stavis, Global Category Lead – Advertising & Marketing Technology at Amazon Web Services, for a discussion on how to build a successful partnership with your marketing technology.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the considerations between building vs. buying software.
  • Learn about the most important characteristics of a successful marketing technology partnership.
  • Gain insights into key trends in the marketing technology space as it pertains to partnerships.

Speakers:

Brian Stavis
Global Category Lead - Advertising & Marketing Technology
How to Use ABM to Glue Marketing & Sales - A B2B Growth Imperative!

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand how ABM strategies can help to align your marketing & sales teams.
  • Learn the pitfalls to avoid while transitioning to all ABM.
  • How to use ABM to achieve results and support your business goals.

Speakers:

Karen Sage
Chief Marketing Officer
Purpose, ESG & the Evolving Role of the Corporation

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors are critical in understanding – and communicating – a company or organization’s social purpose. The rise of stakeholder capitalism and the emergence of new audiences make it even more essential for communicators and marketers to better understand these efforts and their impact. Please join Jim O’Leary, Edelman’s U.S. Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Affairs Practice Chair, and Global Chair of Impact, as he discusses why your company must put ESG at the center of its story.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand stakeholder capitalism and what it means for business leaders today.
  • Gain insights into what people see as the greater purpose of corporations in society in 2022.
  • Learn strategies to approach ESG that you can implement in your own company.

Speakers:

Jim O'Leary
U.S. Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Affairs Practice Chair, and Global Chair of Impact and ESG
Engaging Consumers Through Access and Education: How Inspire Clean Energy Is Tackling Climate Change by Putting the Power Into Consumers’ Hands
Now, more than ever, making the transition to clean energy is a critical step if we want to successfully mitigate the dangerous effects of climate change. And while 77% of U.S. consumers are willing to make a change in their lives if it means helping the planet, seven in ten don’t know what to do or where to start. What’s clear is that better means of engaging the consumer is needed, as well as broader access to simple solutions that help Americans make the transition from the dirty energy currently powering our lives – and homes – to cleaner, more renewable energy sources.
Join Inspire Clean Energy’s SVP of Brand Marketing and Communications, Suzanne Seymour, as she discusses how Inspire is recrafting the narrative on clean energy in an effort to engage and empower consumers into action; an action that may seem like a simple lifestyle change but has a profound and lasting impact on the health of our planet. Learn how Inspire, a certified B Corp that offers a monthly subscription to access 100% clean energy for homes, is putting the power to choose a brighter future directly into the hands that consumers can trust – their own.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand strategies to craft your brand narrative.
  • Learn techniques to increase your brand awareness and cultivate customer loyalty.

Speakers:

Suzanne Seymour
SVP of Brand Marketing & Communications
The Power of Putting People First for Brands

When we put people first, we shift the way we solve problems. From adjusting business practices during a global pandemic to addressing evolving brand safety challenges, marketers can create sustainable, impactful business results by first focusing on fulfilling people’s needs. Learn how your brand can do this with three easy steps, and how Twitter uses this framework to make their platform safer for people and brands.

Key Takeaways:

  • Why brand safety is really about people
  • How policies, products, and partnerships work together to create safer online environments
  • What brands can do to make people feel comfortable, secure, and confident

Speakers:

Caitlin Rush
Global Lead Brand Safety
Lights, Camera, Data: Turning Insights Into Action!

Now more than ever, business leaders rely on data to gain the visibility needed to make informed decisions. Across industries – learning how to access data is just the start. Making data actionable is the game-changer that every team needs to get meaningful results. In this Executive Interview, ADP Chief Marketing Officer Gus Blanchard shares his data-driven approach to marketing and innovation… and how this approach is redefining the way we work.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the meaning of "actionable data" and how you can use this to your company's advantage.
  • Learn how to empower your teams with the power of data.
  • Gain insights into the role of technology in connecting buyers with products or solutions for their needs.

Speakers:

Gus Blanchard
Chief Marketing Officer
Building the Ultimate Customer-Centric Organization
Building a truly customer-centric organization is the key to ensuring long-term success and profitability, capturing key insights that will guide the evolution of your products/services, differentiate you in the marketplace, and ultimately, build enduring customer loyalty.
Learn about what it takes to build a truly customer-centric organization and how you can leverage key marketing tools to map out your customer journey and delight them every step of the way!

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand & define customer-centricity.
  • Learn key strategies you can use to develop and enhance customer-centricity in your organization.
  • Understand how you can utilize and leverage your technology to deliver this vision of the customer experience.

Speakers:

Tareq Ali
Director, Corporate Marketing & Communications North America
Utilizing Technology to Meet Your Business Objectives

Requirements for Martech have changed quickly over the last 2 years. New technologies like AI, ML, NLP are having a huge impact. Using technology for growth is better than deploying more people in your organization. Additionally, the ROI expectations on Martech stack are getting shorter. Please join Global Marketing Operations Director at Finastra for a presentation on Utilizing Technology to Meet Your Business Objectives.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the role of technology in the hybrid world.
  • Learn about changes in Martech stack.
  • Take charge of selecting the best technology to meet your specific business objectives.

Speakers:

Harjeet Singh
Global Marketing Operations Director
Locking Arms with Sales: Why Partnership is Essential to Fuel Growth

Understanding the function of your organization’s sales team is critical to the success of the marketing department. A collaborative mindset is essential and can be the core of aligning these two departments. Please join Melissa Puls, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer at Ivanti, as she shares insights on how to successfully align your marketing and sales teams.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn top strategies on how to successfully align marketing and sales teams.
  • Gain insights on how to instill the importance of alignment to your team members.
  • Understand when to start the alignment process and how often to adjust it.

Speakers:

Melissa Puls
Senior Vice President, and Chief Marketing Officer
The Customer’s Voice: A New Type of Brand Loyalty

Introduced in 2018, Hydrow arrived to an already crowded connected fitness category – with several established leaders – that has continued to expand at exponential rates, making the case for brand loyalty an uphill battle. Hydrow’s core marketing strategy complements the brands’ mission – to make the sport of rowing more accessible to everyone – and has contributed to an unprecedented disruption of the category. By prioritizing the voice of the consumer, differentiation of experience, community building and meaningful impact, Hydrow successfully engages new and existing customers and builds on a new type of brand loyalty.

Key Takeaways:

  • Always start by understanding the voice of the consumer - Brand Sentiment, Social Listening, Ratings & Reviews, Million Meter Club Stories led us to understand our own “differentiated” Brand positioning. Let your customers (members) tell you what your brand positioning is, rather than prescribing it.
  • Lean into that differentiation and away from “sameness."
  • Plant Acorns. Create value in the community before asking anything in return. Start by Building trust and relationship.

Speakers:

Gretchen Saegh-Fleming
Chief Commercial Officer
Navigating Now With the United States Postal Service

Like most businesses, the United States Postal Service was hit hard with the pandemic and the economy’s impact. But a new vision allowed the agency to pivot the operations and services to better deliver on what businesses need.

Key Takeaways:

  • After taking a significant hit from the pandemic, the United States Postal Service had to pivot, reimagining the organization from the ground up.
  • The USPS is modernizing the organization by investing in service, people, and infrastructure to better deliver on its brand promise.
  • With a new shipping platform called USPS Connect, a series of direct mail innovations to support marketers, and a new organizational structure, the Postal Service made massive strides, with more in store over the next 10 years.

Speakers:

Christopher Karpenko
Executive Director Brand Marketing
Leading Through Change

Please join Grant Johnson, CMO, Emburse, as he shares tips and tactics that focus on managing through a change in general, but also is applicable to the unique situation we face today. Johnson shares examples of managing various change challenges resulting from acquisition, integration, growth, restructuring, revamping, and business disruption. Each challenge, in order to motivate the team, and manage through change, presents a different perspective as to what would work and what would not be successful.

Key Takeaways:

  • During an acquisition, the lesson learned is that sometimes you can’t really motivate and retain staff if they don’t actually want to stay.
  • For mergers, leverage an organizational development approach and structure to elevate leaders from all locations and better unite the entire global team.
  • Manage through change with daily monitoring and more regular reviews of tactics – what’s working, what’s not working, and what else should be experimented.

Speakers:

Grant Johnson
Chief Marketing Officer
Customers Want, and Expect, Personalized Experiences

Client engagement continues to evolve as savvy current and soon-to-be clients engage with any online presence: a personalized experience is wanted and expected. How can we intelligently acknowledge unique needs and guide users towards the end goal, all while building trust through transparency?

Key Takeaways:

  • Aligning marketing campaigns to segments as well as consumer characteristics
  • Ensure transparency in how we collect and use data to better serve our clients
  • Understand metrics to continually improve upon our customer impact

Speakers:

Patrick Leary
Vice President, UX Manager & Digital
Moving the Customer Journey Beyond Your Marketing Team

The customer journey is a tool near and dear to a marketer’s heart. As marketers we agonize over every detail to create an elaborate tool that supports our daily needs. It is clear to the marketing team the need of having an elaborate view of the customer journey. But does HR see the benefit? How about operations? In many organizations a marketing team will share the customer journey with the other customer facing teams for inclusion and it ends there. By moving the customer journey out of marketing speak and into the entire organization there are additional benefits for other teams around the company

Speakers:

Rebecca Phillips
Director of Marketing

KEY THEMES

Creating Alignment Between Marketing & Sales

Strengthening Social Media Presence

Ensuring Diversity & Inclusion in Marketing

Building Brands, Maintaining Purpose, & Making Connections

Utilizing Technology & Digital Transformation

Marketing Industry Shifts & Trends

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In-Person Event Questions

The cost of producing CONNECT CMO is underwritten by our sponsors, who are more than willing to make the investment in such an exclusive audience. Your pass includes:

  • Personal concierge and custom schedule
  • Access to all programming and speakers
  • Face-to-face industry networking opportunities
  • One-on-one meetings with vetted solution providers, specifically matched to you
  • One night luxury accommodations, travel reimbursement, incredible catering throughout the event, and an open bar.
  • Spouses are welcome!

Based on the details of your registration, we carefully select 10 best-fit solution providers for you to meet with. Each meeting is 30 minutes long and focused on solving a specific priority you have listed.

We are looking for executives with genuine needs for new solutions and buying influence or authority. Invitations are extended to C-level executives, SVPs, VPs, Directors and Managers within all Marketing functions.

There are many reasons to attend! For starters, CONNECT CMO is the only event customized to help you with your current challenges. You’ll learn from industry veterans and connect to the solutions you need. Your time is valuable, and sticking to your budget is more important than ever. CONNECT CMO is designed to help you maximize your time and money for the best possible results.

Virtual Event Questions

CONNECT CMO Virtual Summit is unique in its ability to connect you to qualified solution providers. They’re more than willing to underwrite the cost of your attendance in exchange for access to such an exclusive audience.

Your virtual pass includes:

  • All sessions and their recordings
  • 6 or 8 one-on-one meetings with vetted solution providers, specifically matched to you
  • $300 or $500 in swag upon meeting completion

Based on the details of your registration, we carefully select at least 6 best-fit solution providers for you to meet with. Each meeting is 30 minutes long and focused on solving a specific priority you have listed. Once completed, you’re eligible to receive a swag package. All meetings will take place on Zoom and all logistics are handled for you!

We are looking for executives with genuine needs for new solutions and buying influence or authority. Invitations are extended to C-level executives, SVPs, VPs, Directors and Managers within all Marketing functions.

Yes, but only for your one-on-one meetings which are scheduled for a date and time you prefer. The summit sessions do not expire and will all be available on-demand to watch at your leisure—anytime, any place.

There are many reasons to attend! For starters, CONNECT CMO Virtual Summit is the only online event customized to help you with your current challenges. You’ll learn from industry veterans and connect to the solutions you need. Your time is valuable, and sticking to your budget is more important than ever. CONNECT CMO is designed to help you maximize your time and money for the best possible results.

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