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When: January 29-30, 2019
Where: Online at your favorite location!

Marketing moves fast. What worked a couple of years ago is a bust now. So what will 2019 hold?

Join us for the AMA Virtual Conference: The Year Ahead in Marketing on January 29-30. We’ll look at emerging technology like artificial intelligence, voice search and augmented reality while also making sure you’re ready for the newest changes in digital marketing, too. 

Plus, you’ll have chances to connect with peers, play interactive games and test out your marketing trivia knowledge. 

This AMA Virtual Conference is your chance to start the new year strong and feel equipped to best reach your customers.

Register today and we’ll see you on January 29-30.​



Keynote Presenter

Geoff Ramsey

Chief Content Officer, Co-Founder

 About the Presenter

As Chief Content Officer and Co-Founder of New York-based eMarketer​, Geoff is on the cutting edge of new research statistics, trends and best practices, covering every aspect of online marketing and media.


Keynote Presenter

Cathy Hackl

You Are Here Labs


About the Presenter

Cathy Hackl is the lead Futurist at You Are Here Immersive Labs, one of the Southeast's most prominent XR labs. Hackl is an Emmy-nominated communicator turned augmented reality & virtual reality global speaker, producer and author.


Keynote Presenter

Jim Sterne

Jim Sterne, Director Emeritus, Digital Analytics Association, author of Artificial Intelligence for Marketing: Practical Applications


About the Presenter:

Jim Sterne focuses his thirty years in sales and marketing on creating and strengthening customer relationships through digital communications. Sterne has written twelve books on Internet advertising, marketing and customer service including the humorous Devil's Data Dictionary and his latest, Artificial Intelligence for Marketing: Practical Applications.

Sterne has produced the eMetrics Summits since 2002 and is co-founder and current Board Chair of the Digital Analytics Association. He was named one of the 50 most influential people in digital marketing by Revolution, the UK's premier interactive marketing magazine and one of the top 25 Hot Speakers by the National Speakers Association.

Keynote Presenter

Purna Virji

Sr. Manager, Global Engagement



About the Presenter:

Purna Virji, Sr. Manager, Global Engagement at Microsoft. Named by Adweek on their 2018 Young Influentials List, Purna specializes in digital marketing, AI, and the future of search. In 2016, she was named by PPC Hero as the #1 Most Influential Expert in the world.


This event will open at 9:30 AM CT and the opening keynote presentation will begin at 10:00 AM CT. 

January 29, 2019

9:30am CT:
Show Opens

10-11am CT:
Opening Keynote: Hottest Marketing Trends for 2019
Geoff Ramsey, Chief Innovation Officer & Co-founder, eMarketer

11:15-12pm CT:
Salesforce’s 5th Annual State of Marketing - Latest Trends to Drive your Business
Chris Jacob, Director, Product Marketing, Salesforce, Product Marketing Leader, Technology Evangelist & Author

12:15-1:15pm CT:
Future Ready: Planning Your Brand's Roadmap in the Era of Spatial Computing (AR/VR)
Cathy Hackl, Futurist, You Are Here Labs

1:30-2:15pm CT:
The Changing Landscape of Support Analytics in partnership with eClerx Digital
Ashwini Periyaswamy, Lead Strategist-Advanced Analytics, eClerxDigital

January 30, 2019

9:30am CT:
Show Opens

10-11am CT:
Opening Keynote: How May AI Help You: Exploring the AI-Era of Search
Purna Virji, 
Sr. Manager, Global Engagement, Microsoft

11:15-12pm CT:
The Year Ahead: 3 Trends to Unleash Your Marketing in 2019
Gurdeep Dhillon, Head of Global Demand Generation at Marketo

12:15-1:15pm CT:
This Time, the Robots ARE Coming to Disrupt Marketing
Jim Sterne, Director Emeritus, Digital Analytics Association, author of Artificial Intelligence for Marketing: Practical Applications

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