March 4 - 7, 2019The Driskill - Austin, TX

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DTC Meets Big Branding

The great Direct-to-Consumer retail disruption has reached every imaginable category – from razors to connoisseur sneakers, custom pet food to dental braces. But this new generation of native digital brands now needs to scale – via traditional omnichannel and retail venues, TV and offline media. Meanwhile, many disrupted legacy brands are learning from the DTC upstarts – how to put digital first, reorganize marketing around unified data and even launch new DTC products and channels of their own.

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Brand Insider Summit D2C 2019 Attendees Include:

Attendees of the MediaPost Summits Empower Their Organizations

- Optimize your digital marketing strategy by participating in top quality content

- Congenial summit experience with all attendees working together to enhance digital marketing programs 

- Be a real part of driving the digital industry forward 

- Unparalleled networking with other senior level digital marketing professionals and development of lifelong professional contacts 

- Editorially driven content and structure to promote professional summit experience for real knowledge exchange during the daytime hours 

- Actual capped attendance in order to ensure meaningful, productive networking so all attendees leave really knowing and learning from their fellow participants


"The MediaPost Brand Marketer's Insider Summit was the first professional event I've attended in years that provided a legitimate return on my time investment; I need a conference to that delivers real value (not just hand me cocktails and waste my time), and I came home from this with truly actionable insights regarding the brand challenges we encounter in an increasingly faceless, Amazon-dominated marketplace and a performance-obsessed digital marketing landscape in general."
Jeff Bartlett, Senior Marketing Manager, Avvo
 
“This Summit was the most productive conference me and my team have ever attended.  The event featured great speakers and sessions, and the venue was incredible.  We love what you guys do.  THANK YOU!”
Eleni McCready, Director of Brand Marketing + Media, Lilly Pulitzer
 
"Well curated content AND people.  That is a testament to your organization. Well done.”
Kari Helling, Senior Director of Agency Experience, Ciceron
 
"The Brand Marketers Summit is quite simply one of the best marketing conferences I've attended. The ability to come together and network with brand experts from various industries is extremely valuable.
Brian Penrod, Director of Digital Marketing, Which Wich Superior Sandwiches
 
“There is an almost familial feel about MediaPost’s Brand Insider Summit. The incredibly high bar in terms of attendee quality both from the vendor and the brand side and the intimacy of a small group in some fabulous locations seems to elevate the conversation while allowing it at the same time to percolate far more completely. Would recommend this over any other conference in the space for its ability to create very fundamental value for the attendees.”
Vikram Somaya, SVP, Global Data Officer & Ad Platforms, ESPN

“Thank you to MediaPost for hosting an amazing conference. The networking, strategic discussions and hallway chit-chat proved invaluable, and I walked away with deeper insight into what is going on in the search vertical with practical information I can start using to improve my business immediately.  Thanks again for doing these!”
Anthony Ginn, VP, Digital Strategy, Transamerica 

"I thought MediaPost's Insider Summit combined an excellent group of execs who shared highly thoughtful & insightful information.  I was able to speak and spend time with a solid group of thought-leaders, and I’m looking forward to continuing the conversations over the next couple of weeks.  I know a significant amount of time, effort and resources were invested in making the Summit a success. I’m glad I was able to participate, and plan on attending other MediaPost events in the future.”
Katie Szumowski, VP, Media, Vonage

"Excellent event.  These Summits are one of the best when it comes to digital marketing. I always enjoy the attendees and informative presentations. Real conversations versus plain old elevator pitches.”
Brian Penrod, Digital Marketing Strategist, LegacyTexas

"I thought the focus on cross-channel/multi/omni channel marketing was incredibly interesting. I appreciate hearing approaches brands take across different verticals and being able to network with those folks in a more intimate setting.The keynote deep-dives into programs/campaigns are very useful.”
Brenton Downey, Associate Director, Lifecycle Marketing, Handy

"MediaPost's events are a fabulous way to meet industry experts, learn about industry solutions, interact with peer groups and learn about specific channels of interactive media. The contacts I have made at these events will be valuable for years to come.”
Gary Milner, Director, Global Digital Marketing, Lenovo

"MediaPost events continue to be our best investment year after year.  From the quality of the content and overall attendee experience to the networking and business opportunities, their events are a high-performing component of our marketing strategy. Working with the MediaPost staff is like working with my own team. They consistently demonstrate that they have our best interests at heart.”
Dan McDermott, Director of Product Marketing - Messaging, Epsilon

 


Quality Pledge

MediaPost strives for excellence in its coverage of media, marketing and advertising. Our mission is to critically engage key questions for brand marketers, media buyers, sellers and emerging platforms. We choose speakers exclusively for their ability to bring perspective and insight to our stage. All conferences are programmed by proven, expert, unbiased journalists. MediaPost has never and will never engage in "pay to play" conferencing.


 

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What people are saying about MediaPost's Brand Insider Summit series…


"Brands attend MediaPost Summits with the intention to share and learn, and I value that attitude because it leads to constructive discussion for us to take back to our day-to-days."
Carol Wolowic, Customer Engagement Marketing, Panera Bread 

"I can't express eloquently enough - just how much I truly enjoyed MediaPost's Brand Marketer's Summit this week.  The events, panels and roundtables you guys host never cease to educate.  I look forward more of your future upcoming events.  Thank you!"
- Jai Santiago Williams, Global Manager, Marketing, InterContinental Hotels

"You put together an incredible event where industry experts can truly learn from their peers.”
Jacob Davis, Director, Digital Acquisition, Hilton Hotels

“Amazing event.  Increasingly rare to get the blend of top talent, top brands, top content and top vendors together year after year without fail.”
- Morgan Chemij, Director, North American Marketing, HP.com

"The Brand Marketer Insider Summit is a place to learn new truths and remember forgotten truths about building and nurturing a brand, but more importantly, it's a place to explore new ideas and share experiences with Brand Marketers who face the same or similar challenges you do!"
- Michael Schmitz, Digital Marketing Manager, BMW Group

"The Brand Marketers Insider Summit was great. It was well-managed and very informative. The mix of brands, agency, and tech was well balanced giving a diverse array of perspectives."
- Keenan Shaw, Demand Generation Manager, Robbins Research International (Tony Robbins)

"MediaPost's Brand Marketer Summit was excellent.  I loved meeting other marketers like me to discuss issues like attribution and specific tactics that are working across digital channels."
- Molly Garris, Senior Manager, Digital Marketing , Neutrogena, Johnson & Johnson


"Really enjoyed the intimate feel of this conference."
- Emily Smith, Online Marketing Manager, PepBoys

"I was so impressed with the level of sophistication, the candidness, and the feeling of community among the attendees at MediaPost's Brand Insider Summit. The smaller size and informal feel of the overall event made it easy to meet and connect with others. I walked away with more meaningful connections from the Insider Summit than I ever did from larger conferences in the past."    
- Itay Rahat, Director, CRM Strategies & Solutions, Warner Music Group

“The MediaPost Brand Marketer's Insider Summit as one of the best conferences I’ve attended. The content was relevant to the needs of marketers today, the spectrum of speakers were amazing, and the event was executed flawlessly - but what made this summit exceptional was the small, intimate size of the event. The exclusive size of the conference helped foster better networking through in-depth conversations with some of the best thought leaders in the industry. Well done MediaPost!”
- Nathan Hall, Director of Marketing & Operations, TriSports.com

“The structured mix of panels, presentations, workshops and activities at MediaPost's Brand Summit allowed me to learn, and also connect with others in the marketing field on many different levels.  I jumped out of my comfort zone and will definitely be attending more summits in the future!”
- Mary Eustace, Marketing Manager, Modell’s Sporting Goods

"Just a note about your Brand Insider Summit this past week.  It was a fantastic networking event, seamlessly run with a great bunch of people…Right in the middle of our wheelhouse for integration and best practice.  Great job!"
- Greg Paull, Principal, R3 Worldwide

"I can definitely say this Brand Marketer's Summit was one of my favorite conferences so far.  Very glad to have attended!"
- Keith Posehn, Head of Marketing, Square/Caviar

"The smaller attendance at this mighty conference allowed you to really get to know the other attendees - vendors and brands alike."
- Sharon Mostyn, eCommerce Manager, RoamRight