CMI’s 11th Annual Marketing & Advertising Symposium

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CMI's 11th Annual LGBT Marketing & Advertising Symposium

Thursday May 17, 2018
Google New York City

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CMI's 11th Annual LGBT Marketing & Advertising Symposium, May 17, 2018 @ Google NYC

Don’t miss this comprehensive research, advertising, marketing, and communications forum, helping you better understand and serve LGBT consumers.

Our 2018 agenda and speakers are in development, and will be announced soon. For reference, download last year's agenda here: https://communitymarketinginc.com/documents/temp/LGBTWeek_MARKETINGAgenda2017.pdf

Audience: Marketing, advertising, PR and communications executives of all industries who want to successfully reach diverse LGBT communities, and initiate or update effective strategies. Perfect for newbies and veterans alike!

Dedicated: Symposium attendance is limited, in order to facilitate the best learning and networking environment.

Community Marketing & Insights has been successfully connecting our clients with diverse LGBT communities worldwide since 1992 through consumer market intelligence, corporate training and strategic planning.

All new content! Learn, review, update and strategize:
- The latest from Community Marketing & Insights research on over 45,000 LGBT consumers
- Exploring diversity markets within “LGBT” and how to reach them
- Observing and anticipating LGBT trends
- Social networking, mobile, app and other emerging communications opportunities

Discussions include:
- Location/mobile marketing channels
- Influencers, Bloggers and Vloggers
- Maximum results on minimum budgets
- Sponsorship and event marketing
- Proven techniques for measuring, monitoring and maximizing LGBT ROI and more.

Learn from your industry, and learn from successes and challenges in other industries!
- Tourism & Hospitality
- Finance & Insurance
- Real Estate
- Healthcare
- Retail
- Automotive
- Media, social media and technology

Cancellation policy for symposium: Refund less $30 fee on cancellations received by May 3, 2018. No refund for later cancellations or no-shows.

Preliminary agenda for travel planning (click below).


Preliminary Agenda (for travel planning)
Come back to this site for more details about each talk and speakers.

8:00 am Registration Opens


9:00 am to 9:15am Welcome and Opening Remarks

Thomas Roth, President, Community Marketing & Insights
David Paisley, Senior Research Director, Community Marketing & Insights
9:15 to 10:30am
Presentations and panels

10:30 am to 10:50 am Networking Break

10:50 am to 12:30pm
Presentations and panels
 
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm Networking Lunch
1:30pm to 3:30pm 
Presentations and panels

3:25 pm to 3:45 pm Networking Break
3:45 pm to 5:30pm
Presentations and panels

5:30pm to 6:30 pm
Closing Remarks and Hosted Networking Reception

Presenting Sponsors

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Sponsors & Partners

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Reception Sponsor

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2017 Featured Speakers (2018 Speakers in Development)

 
kobi-ben-meir

KOBI BEN-MEIR

CMO
LOVE AND PRIDE LLC

Chris Bull

CHRIS BULL

EDITORIAL DIRECTOR
QUEERTY

TANYA CHURCHMUCH

TANYA CHURCHMUCH

FOUNDER
MUCHPR

STEVE DELUSANT

VP SALES
IHEARTMEDIA

TODD EVANS

PRESIDENT & CEO
RIVENDELL MEDIA

Jamil Fletcher

JAMIL FLETCHER

PUBLISHER
SWERV MAGAZINE

SCOTT GATZ

CEO
Q.DIGITAL

TALONYA GEARY

TALONYA GEARY

FOUNDER
SPIIRE, LLC

ELYSE GOLDWEITZ

ELYSE GOLDWEITZ

BRAND MANAGER
K-Y

KYLE GRADEN

KYLE GRADEN

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT & EDUCATION
OPEN FOR SERVICE

VARUNE HARNARINE

SENIOR BRAND CONSULTANT
GOOGLE

DE'VON JOHNSON

DE'VON JOHNSON

FOUNDER + CEO
BLEULIFE MEDIA GROUP

Richard Jones

RICHARD JONES

CEO
BEAR WORLD MAGAZINE

JOE KEENAN

JOE KEENAN

FOUNDER
NEW AVENUE MARKETING

JOHN LAKE

JOHN LAKE

VICE PRESIDENT LGBT SEGMENT MANAGER
WELLS FARGO

NOAH MICHELSON

NOAH MICHELSON

EXECUTIVE EDITOR AND FOUNDER
HUFFINGTON POST QUEER VOICES

JON	MITCHELL

JON MITCHELL

COO
LUCENT JEWELRY

DAVID PAISLEY

DAVID PAISLEY

SENIOR RESEARCH DIRECTOR
COMMUNITY MARKETING & INSIGHTS (CMI)

RICHARD	PELZER

RICHARD PELZER

PRESIDENT / FOUNDER
MEGA MANAGEMENT

ANDREA RICHARDSON

ANDREA RICHARDSON

DIRECTOR, MULTICULTURAL & DIVERSITY MARKETING
HILTON

CRIS	RIVERA

CRIS RIVERA

BRAND MANAGER
COORS LIGHT

TOM ROTH

TOM ROTH

PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER
COMMUNITY MARKETING & INSIGHTS (CMI)

SCOTT SEITZ

SCOTT SEITZ

CEO
SPI MARKETING

LEE SOULJA-SIMMONS

LEE SOULJA-SIMMONS

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
NYC BLACK PRIDE

BRANDON TATE

BRANDON TATE

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
RESCUE AGENCY

JOE VALENTINO

JOE VALENTINO

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GROUP PUBLISHER
HERE MEDIA

KIMBERLEE S. WILLIAMS

KIMBERLEE S. WILLIAMS

CEO
FEMWORKS.CO

PAUL ZETTI

PAUL ZETTI

HEAD OF OFFER MANAGEMENT, US INTERMEDIARIES
T. ROWE PRICE

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