August 13-15, 2018  |  Hyatt Regency Hotel  |  Minneapolis, Minn.

NEW FOR 2018! To foster collaboration and communication within the industry, NAED and the AdVenture committee will evolve the content of this exciting event to include education sessions and networking opportunities for marketing, technology and purchasing professionals. 

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Innovation, Electrified
Josh Linkner, Chairman & Co‐founder of Fuel Leadership and the Institute for Applied Creativity

Using Analytics to Sell to Senior Management
Mary Brown, Marketing Manager, Service Wire Company, & Arnold Huffman, Founder & CEO, Digital Yalo

Digital Marketing
Janet Benvenuto, Marketing Manager, Billows Electric, & Tama Williamson, CEO, TriggerPoint

Customer Engagement through Technology
David Quatela, Brand Strategy Manager, Siemens Industry, Inc.; Toni Sacrison, Marketing Specialist, Viking Electric; Jake Leeman, Partner, VisionThree

Understand & Unlock the Power of Your ‘Because’
Gerry O’Brion, Author & Business Strategist, What Big Brands Know 

Story Marketing: How to Own Your Story to Grow Your Brand
Park Howell, Founder & CEO, Park and Company Marketing Communications, Inc. 


Social Media as a Business Tool
Brianna Addison, Marketing Specialist, CapitalTristate
Melissa Rousselle, Digital Marketing Manager, SYLVANIA (LEDVANCE)


Outsourcing Your Marketing to an Agency or Freelancer 
Chris Pickering, Director of Marketing, United Electric Supply Co., Inc., & Steve Gaither, President, JB Chicago

Collaborative Marketing Plans
Toni Sacrison, Marketing Specialist, Viking Electric & Gilberto Velasquez, Digital Marketing Manager, Houston Wire & Cable

Campaign Creation 
Mary Brown, Marketing Manager, Service Wire Company 

Shift Happens: How Marketing and Information Technology can work together to drive revenue
Bob Lewis and Justin King, Co-founders B2X Partners

Marketing in Distributor [Panel]
Panel moderator: David Quatela, Siemens Industry, Inc.
Panelists: Janet Benvento, Billows Electric; John Lorince, Leff Electric; Mike Wentz, IDEA

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