Vetting which educational and networking opportunities you participate in as a marketer can be a time-consuming task.
As you begin to make decisions on which events to prioritize in 2018, consider this your guide to what we’ll be offering at the tenth anniversary SMWNYC conference this April. Register for your pass by Jan. 19 to take advantage of a 30% early bird discount.
1. A cohesive theme
Our 2018 theme, “Closer,” explores technology’s dual ability to bring people together and drive them apart and seeks to find answers to how marketers, platforms, and citizens can ensure that innovation is a driving force for good. Within this theme, we’ll be discussing the respective impacts of personalization, automation, and the inherent divisiveness of social media.
2. Inspirational keynotes
Taking the stage in April are prominent artists and business minds like musician and entrepreneur Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons and Meredith Kopit Levien, EVP & COO of The New York Times, with more to be announced in the coming weeks.
3. Brand perspectives
SMWNYC’s programming lineup will include candid perspectives on challenges and opportunities from leading executives and senior brand marketers such as Anjali Sud, CEO of Vimeo, James Thompson, CMO of Diageo, Debbie Grishman, VP of Global Digital Brand at American Express, and John Nitti, CMO of Verizon.
4. Rising startups
We’ve also expanded our programming to include more sessions from the leading brands and individuals who are disrupting decades-old industries. Learn about winning growth strategies and business-building tips from founders representing companies such as Away, The Players’ Tribune, Bulletin, Acorns, Knotch, Chillhouse, Crisis Text Line, and more.
5. Actionable lessons
Across three stages, we’ll showcase dozens of brand case studies and tactical how-to sessions to arm you with the information you need to take action. Whether its an exclusive look at new opportunities within Facebook, Google, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, and other platforms, or presentations that show how emerging tech like AR, VR and voice can be used to drive ROI, we’ll give you actionable insights that can be put to work immediately.
Register now to claim your 30% discount and stay tuned for more updates and speaker announcements to come in the coming weeks.