Thursday, November 15, 2018, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.

IIT Stuart School of Business, 565 W Adams, 10th Floor, Chicago

Marketers need the skills to sell ourselves and to find the right talent for our teams. Whether you are looking to hire or be hired, Career Smart has the information you need to move forward. Through our two tracks, you’ll understand marketing-specific hiring trends in Chicago, how to market yourself and the “secret sauce” to hiring and managing an effective marketing team.



5:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Registration and Networking
Hiring experts will be available to review LinkedIn pages and resumes and offer recommendations.

6:00 – 6:10 p.m.

Bonnie Massa
President, AMA Chicago

6:10 – 6:40 p.m.

Keynote: Hiring trends for marketers in Chicago

6:45 – 7:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Session A: The Secret Sauce to Hiring and Managing a Marketing Team

Session B: How to Market Yourself

7:20 – 7:55 p.m.

How To Take Your Career to the Next Level (Literally)

7:55 – 8:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks


Career Smart is the premier event for highly-motivated professionals seeking insights on pathways in the marketing field. The conference is focused on career best practices, delivered through two different expert panels, each followed by roundtable discussions. This content-driven program attracts a mix of marketing professionals representing a breadth of industry roles and career stages. The audience will consist of both up-and-coming talent looking to get to their next career level, as well as veterans in the workforce who want to continue accelerating their career or make a change. View complete sponsorship opportunities