AC Speaking ROAD TRIP! UK, Down Under, Back In The US

Looking for motivation and marketing insight this quarter? AIMCLEAR is geared up for a jam-packed season of conference speaking events. From England and Australia, Philadelphia to Duluth, Minn., AIMCLEAR speakers will take the stage and deliver marketing nuggets, wisdom, tactics, tips… and (probably) nerdy humor. Yowzah!

Read on to learn where you can find AIMCLEARians around the world.

Hero Conf — April 25

AIMCLEAR Founder Marty Weintraub and AM Gretchen Gautreaux are off to the city of brotherly love, the streets of Philadelphia for HeroConf 2016 (music up!). OK, so we won’t actually be ON streets — watch for Marty at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, where from 9 to 9:45 a.m. he’ll deliver a scintillating presentation redefining social psychographic marketing all mashed up with search… Philly cheesesteak please, onion bun and side of social psychographic presence.

He’ll focus on award-winning techniques to turn readily available huge-social-data into attributable conversion. From first-touch social psychographic data to owned-audience cookie pools, Marty will discuss the evolving data marketer’s integrated role in today’s totally fascinating world of performance marketing. Heading to Philly? We’ll see ya there!

Zenith Conference — April 28

The next stop on our road trip romp is close to AIMCLEAR‘s home.

In its fifth overachieving year, Zenith is expanding to all-things-digital marketing. Co-hosted by AIMCLEAR and Fuse Duluth, a branch of the Duluth Chamber of Commerce dedicated to young professional development, this year’s event will include speakers from around the world, including 11 of AIMCLEAR‘s very own! 

“It has been my good fortune to attend each of the annual Zenith Conferences,” Duluth Chamber of Commerce President and CEO David Ross told AIMCLEAR. “I have benefited greatly from the many insights I have gained. The Conference is designed to bring value to persons of every sophistication level when it comes to technology and marketing literacy. From the novice, to the expert, the Conference has much to share with you.”

With 30 TOTAL speakers from around the globe, attendees will hear from world famous marketers like Mobile Moxie CEO Cindy Krum and Fanatics, Inc. VP of Growth & SEO Dennis Goedegebuure.

Interested in catching our team in the agenda? Here are the details:

9:45 to 10:30 a.m.

  • Marty Weintraub, U.S. Search Personality of the Year, author, entrepreneur and agency founder, dishes badass LinkedIn secrets you won’t experience anywhere else in his session “Building a Dominant Profile, 2016 Edition” at Greysolon Plaza in the Moorish Room.

10:45 to 11:30 a.m.

  • Chris Davis, AC, shares the Moorish Room stage with 3Q Director of Display Advertising Sara Pfitzinger for the session “Programmatic Media! What The Heck  Does That Mean Anyways?”
  • Over at Zeitgeist’s Teatro Zuccone Theater, Social ACs Gretchen Gautreaux and Rachel Malone-Olson pair up for “Top 10 Ghost-Blasting Advanced Facebook Ad Strategies.”

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • SCS Merry Morud and AM Chris Davis join forces for “Psychographic Targeting Hot House!” (What to expect? Check out the AIMCLEAR Hot House series.) The session will take place at Zeitgeists’s Zinema Screen 1.
  • SEM AM Megan Taggart shares the stage with Clix Marketing Managing Partner John Lee for the session “Creatively Scaling Campaigns: Multi-Channel Integration and Leveraging Sales Funnel Attribution.”

1:45 to 2:30 p.m.

  • Master PR Director Man Joe Thornton partners with Illumai Digital Marketing Strategist Michelle Stinson Ross for “PR/Digital Marketing Crossover, Oh My!”in the Moorish Room.
  • Heading over to Zinema Screen 1 again, AC AM Rachel Malone-Olson speaks alongside Avalaunch Media Founder & President Matt Siltala for “Video & Picture Perfect Marketing Flip Book!”
  • Lea Scudamore, AdOps, joins Stone Temple Consulting Senior Director of Online Marketing Mark Traphagen for “Tactical B2B Digital Marketing Playbook.”
  • CTO Joe Warner speaks alongside Overit Senior Strategist Jennifer Van Iderstyne for “How to Perform a DIY Site Audit — You Are The Ultimate Tool.”

2:45 to 3:30 p.m.

  • Imelda Khoo (VP-AM) joins Flint Communications Director of Digital Engagement & Strategy Jessie Johnson for the session “All Together Now! How To Build A Truly Integrated Marketing Plan” in the Moorish Room.
  • Artist Alexis LeBlanc and SCS Merry Morud team up to blow your mind with “Image Intensive! From DIY Marketer to Pro Designer Tactics,” which will be held in Zeitgeist’s Zinema Screen 1.

Check for details on other speakers converging on our fantabulous Zenith city for this inspiring conference iteration. 

ALERT! Social PPC & Psychographic Display Intensive — April 29

Stick around after Zenith and join our team for Social PPC and Psychographic Display Intensive workshop, Friday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the AIMCLEAR office just down the street.

With a lineup of instructors that includes AIMCLEAR Founder Marty Weintraub, VP of Client Services Manny Rivas, Senior Creative Strategist Merry Morud, and Social Account Manager Rachel Malone-Olson, you’ll walk away with strategies, hands-on techniques, and immediately-actionable tactics to accelerate ROI. It’s going to be a blast. Sign up today!

Inc. Magazine’s GrowCo — May 17-19, What Happens In Vegas

Marty will join the likes of Empowered Media Co-Founder (and fitness buff) Jillian Michaels and Reddit Co-Founder Alex Ohanian at GrowCo In Las Vegas. That’s some rarified desert air.

This conference gears toward business leaders and entrepreneurs intensely dedicated to serious entrepreneurial growth. Marty takes over at 11:40 a.m. on May 18  for his session “B2B, B2C, Reality, and Revenue: How to Bootstrap Social Media Sales.”  He’s shown this material in keynotes all over the world. Two words: Strap In! (OK, there are more words and we’ll save them for Marty.) Here’s a hint. Don’t be a dumbass. That’s just one part :).

Search Marketing Summit Sydney — May 30 to June 3

Rachel then traverses classic AIMCLEAR international conference speaking trails, following more than a dozen AIMCLEAR AU appearances. Bring on the Wagyu beef, Shiraz and Vegemite (NOT). Rachel will speak in Sydney, Australia for the 2016 Search Marketing Summit Sydney. From 10:30 to 11:35 a.m. on June, Rachel will present “The Advanced PPC Search and Social Mashup: Expertly Curate Audience Cookie Pools.” The session will focus on mining merged search and social data to build audience-based cookie pools for performance markers to exploit. In Sydney? Check ‘er out! 

SAScon — June 16-17
Marty scoots across the pond June 16-17 to Manchester, England. He’ll deliver a whopping keynote presentation. SAScon conference focuses on Search, Analytics, and Social Media has been around for quite some time — seven years, to be exact. For more information, check out the site!


VidCon is back for its seventh year and AIMCLEAR is taking the stage to discuss video marketing and analytics. AIMCLEAR‘s Rachel Malone-Olson will speak at 2 p.m. on June 24 for her session “Who’s Watching the Watchers? Innovations in Viewership Metrics.” In her presentation, she’ll detangle the complicated world of video analytics across services and address issues that help marketers find actionable insights from swaths of data. Plus, she’ll discuss the effectiveness of video advertising and how digital services compare to traditional media. If you’re heading to VidCon, check this session out!

Check back for even more speaking events! The information is still rolling in.

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