BrandSmart 2019

Emerging. Evolving. Disrupting.

Thursday, 09 May 2019 8:30 am - 5:00 pm UIC Forum

What is BrandSmart?

Successful brands are ever emerging, ever evolving, and ever disrupting. BrandSmart is the one conference, the one day, where leading brands converge to share insights, inspiration, innovation and tangible takeaways to help marketers navigate an ever changing brandscape.

BrandSmart 2020 will be Wednesday, April 22. More information here.

What you’ll learn

At BrandSmart, marketers at every stage of their career will discover new ways to build, enhance and energize their brands against the challenges of disruption. Conference attendees will:

  • Find out how emerging technologies, including AI and blockchain, are shaping the future of branding
  • Get a coveted view into the modern branding playbook of marketing experts and future-focused brands
  • Re-think your marketing strategies such as segmentation and design thinking to better compete in today’s new marketing landscape
  • Be in the room with all of Chicagoland’s leading marketers for a one-day, deep-dive into brand experience success stories
View the 2019 agenda

Who Should Attend

Brand Smart offers insights, education and networking for marketers of every level:

  • Chief executive officers
  • Chief marketing officers and directors
  • Brand leaders
  • Agency and creative leaders
  • Entrepreneurs

2019 Event Info

  • Shanita Baraka Akintonde

    Founder & Principal, JB Chicago

  • Andy Crestodina

    Co-founder & CMO, Orbit Media

  • Elly Deutch Moody

    Digital Communications Manager, McDonald’s

  • Heather Stege

    Chief Strategy Officer and Interim President, Lou Malnati’s

2019 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

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