We look forward
to seeing you
on Thursday,
November 3, 2016!

Contacts

Brandon Gutman

Brand Innovators LLC

917-843-7606

Marc Sternberg

Brand Innovators LLC

310-403-3330

Sponsors Chicago 11-3-16

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A.T. Kearney is a leading global management consulting firm with offices in more than 40 countries. Since 1926, we have been trusted advisors to the world’s foremost organizations. A.T. Kearney is a partner-owned firm, committed to helping clients achieve immediate impact and growing advantage on their most mission-critical issues. @ATKearney


Outbrain helps people discover the most interesting, relevant and trusted content wherever they are by powering personalized recommendations across a network of premium publishers, including CNN, The Wall Street Journal, Hearst, Rolling Stone, US Weekly and Fast Company. Through Outbrain’s all-in-one content discovery solution, publishers, brands and marketers are able to amplify their audience engagement by driving traffic to their content – on their site and around the web. Outbrain is currently installed on more than 100,000 sites, reaching over 180 monthly unique visitors in the US, and generates more than 7 billion page views per month. Founded in 2006, the company is headquartered in New York, with 15 offices globally, including the U.S., U.K., Israel, Singapore and Australia.@Outbrain


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adsmovil logo_153Adsmovil, a Cisneros Interactive company, it has pioneered the way brands and content owners interact with the Hispanic audience via their most valuable communication source, their mobile devices. Adsmovil has developed advertising mobile campaigns, mobile web sites and provide mobile solutions that enhance the interaction between brands across the Americas, using innovative digital platforms and the ‘sabor Hispanic’ that make our message delivery effective. We combine our expertise in wireless technology, marketing and media, to tailor our services and solutions to satisfy our clients’ needs. @Adsmovil


Aol.black_WebAOL Inc. is a brand company, committed to continuously innovating, growing, and investing in brands and experiences that inform, entertain, and connect the world. The home of a world-class collection of premium brands, AOL creates original contentthat engages audiences on a local and global scale. We help marketers connect with these audiences through effective and engaging digital advertising solutions. @aol


Ahalogy_!53Carusele brings together audiences, influencers, and brands though high quality social media content to increase awareness, engagement and brand recognition. Using an Organish(TM) media approach, our editors and content creator network create branded media that is shared exponentially across the social media landscape. Leading brands choose Carusele, an Ignite Social Media Company, because we help them activate the right audience in creative, strategic and measureable ways. @carusele


m1xfr0ytxw4ymqyimol2Dstillery is at the forefront of advertising technology, pioneering new ways to create brand value for marketers by extracting signals from the complete customer journey and activating them across all screens. Dstillery is building on five years of leading the data revolution by finding the customers scientifically proven to care about your brand. Dstillery works with over 400 top-tier brands, and have been recognized as one of Forbes’ Top 100 Most PromisingCompanies in America and Crain’s Best Places to Work in New York. @dstillery


Dynamic Signal helps companies build direct relationships with the people who love their brands by engaging them with compelling content, marketing messages and offers. Our platform provides brands a single, comprehensive dashboard to be successful social content marketers and to measure ROI. With rich content marketing and social CRM features, brands can identify, engage and reward their advocates. The brand’s advocates which include customers, fans, employees and influencers can create, share and promote relevant content through their social channels, resulting in a measurable increase in awareness, interest, purchase and loyalty. Our customers include top brands across entertainment and media, consumer packaged goods, and financial services. @dynamicsignal


Ignite Social Media created an innovative, specialized approach to power social media marketing for some of the world’s best brands. Brands choose Ignite Social Media because, as one of North America’s first social media agencies, the innovative company knows how to turn business objectives into realities in creative, strategic and measurable ways. @IgniteSMA


kargoKargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today—the phone. Through our high-end editorial alliance composed of world-class publisher partners, as well as our proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, we enable brands and agencies to reach eight out of 10 smartphone users in the US with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Business Insider ranked Kargo one of the “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” in both 2015 and 2016. Kargo employs more than 200 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles and London.


Netbase153NetBase is the award-winning social analytics platform that global companies use to run brands, build businesses and connect with consumers every second. Its platform processes millions of social media posts daily for actionable business insights for marketing, research, customer service, sales, PR and product innovation. NetBase is a trusted partner to American Airlines, Arby’s, Coca-Cola, Kenneth Cole, Ogilvy, T-Mobile, Taco Bell, Universal Music Group, Walmart and YUM! Brands. Learn more at www.netbase.com or @Netbase. See your brand’s social movement in real-time with NetBase LIVE Pulse™.


NinthDecimal is the leading mobile audience intelligence company empowering marketers with the most comprehensive understanding of people by connecting their digital and physical lives. Fortune 500 companies and marquee brands, including Microsoft, Target, Kraft, Comcast, American Express, Starbucks and Toyota, use NinthDecimal to achieve high performing campaigns by engaging the most precise and relevant audiences across all media channels on a single platform. By bridging online and offline data sources, NinthDecimal offers the most precise audience solution in the market to create a true understanding of mobile consumers and how to engage them throughout their path-to-purchase. Its Location Conversion Index™ (LCI™) is the mobile industry’s most accurate ROI metric for measuring the incremental lift in store visits directly attributed to mobile ad campaigns; and its data partnerships with leading companies like Datalogix and Neustar provide a comprehensive closed-loop solution for marketers. @NinthDecimal


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Tongal is a revolutionary way to create video that gives brands an unlimited capacity to scale their content – across any platform or medium — by tapping into an abundance of creative talent around the world. Tongal’s Creative Network includes 120,000 independent writers, directors and filmmakers, all accessible via a collaborative content development and curation platform. Tongal produces TV commercials, digital advertising, and original entertainment for screens around the world and has produced more than 1,000 successful campaigns for brands including LEGO, General Mills, Nestle, Unilever, NASA, Lionsgate and more. The company is headquartered in Santa Monica. More information can be found at www.tongal.com/business.


Twitter is a global social networking platform that allows its users to send and read 140-character messages known as “tweets”. It enables registered users to read and post their tweets through the web, short message service (SMS), and mobile applications. As a global real-time communications platform, Twitter has more than 400 million monthly visitors and 255 million monthly active users around the world. Twitter’s active group of registered members includes World leaders, major athletes, star performers, news organizations, and entertainment outlets. It is currently available in more 35 languages. @Twitter


Yahoo_Logo_Purple Yahoo is focused on making the world’s daily habits inspiring and entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users, we keep people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. In turn, we create value for advertisers by connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses. Yahoo is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has offices located throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions. For more information, visit the pressroom (pressroom.yahoo.net) or the company’s blog (http://yahoo.tumblr.com).


xAd_153xAd helps brands harness the power of accurate location data to produce measurable results from mobile advertising. Through award-winning location technology that is precise, measurable and scalable, xAd’s platform pinpoints target audiences by neighborhood, across the country and around the globe at pivotal moments during the consumers’ path-to-purchase. xAd’s platform drives results powered by search-enhanced targeting, ultimately yielding unparalleled performance. Founded in 2009, xAd is headquartered in New York City and has several offices both across the U.S. and internationally. xAd serves more than 1.5 million national and local advertisers, while managing more than 30 billion location-verified ad requests per month. @xadinc


Zefr159ZEFR is the leading VideoIDTM technology company that works with the world’s top advertisers and content owners to provide brands with insights and knowledge into YouTube, its culture and content. ZEFR, which has more data than any other YouTube partner, recently released an influencer technology solution platform, ZEFR Native,
to complement its BrandID suite of advertising solutions. ZEFR’s RightsIDRM is the technology product of choice for nearly every Hollywood movie studio and music label. ZEFR manages over 275 million videos online and tracks over 31 billion video views a month. ZEFR is a top ranked ComScore video property. The company is headquartered in Venice Beach, CA with offices in New York, Chicago, and Salt Lake City, UT.

Premier Sponsors

Where groups and sponsors connect. Pear’s engagement platform, Pearup.com, connects brands and local businesses to target consumers through sponsorships for authentic and meaningful relationships. Since 2009, we make grassroots sponsorship easy, scalable and economical. Pear is a win-win experience between sponsors and affinity groups. Brands leverage sponsorships for digital engagements such as fan acquisition, video and content distribution, user-generated content, and consumer insights initiatives. The sponsored benefits from the sponsorship support, and the sponsor gets exposure while building customer engagement and loyalty. Pear brings this process online, and makes it easier than ever before. Real relationships. Real results. Learn more, advertising.pearup.com


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VisualIQ helps you make smarter marketing decisions, grow your business faster and improve performance. In this data-saturated age, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. VisualIQ’s IQ Intelligence Suite™ of hosted marketing attribution software products transforms your disparate marketing data into meaningful, actionable insights. Whether you’re a brand or an agency, an executive or a practitioner, you become more confident with recommendations that show you how to improve your marketing performance for a maximum return on investment. @VisualIQ