digital CMO summit

10 Photos from the DCMO Summit!

This time last week we were kicking off the 2012 Digital CMO Summit in Beverly Hills. Between speakers from AOL, Yahoo!, Funny or Die, and Vice, to views of the LA skyline and celeb sightings, we weren’t ready to leave. Below are just a few photos from our time in the 90210. Scott and Ryan are helping build bikes for the Boys and Girls Club of East LA, which is up

10 Tweets From the Digital CMO Summit

We just wrapped up three days at Compete’s Digital CMO Summit in one of the most famous zipcodes in the universe: 90210. This year’s theme was the Impact of Influence and as we spent time in Beverly Hills we explored how brands and their agency partners harnessed the disruptive forces of new media to engage with customers. We have learned so much over the past three days and are excited

RE:CONNECT. The Connection Project Book

Internet. Social. Mobile. These innovations are giving us the ability to understand—and connect with—customers in new and exciting ways and will drive marketing trends far into the future. It’s fitting, then, that The Connection Project was the theme of the 2011 Digital CMO Summit, during which more than 150 industry leaders shared their success marketing to increasingly connected customers, winning over their hearts, minds, and wallets. But, why “Project”? Because

A Talk With Drew Patterson, CEO, Jetsetter

“Marketing is about connecting with consumers, building insights about their needs and finding ways to serve them.” – Drew Patterson, CEO, Jetsetter   Jetsetter is a community of travelers that provides members with insider access, expert knowledge and exclusive deals on the world’s greatest vacations. Drew Patterson, CEO of Jetsetter shares his philosophy in building strong customer relationships. As a BIG fan of Jetsetter and member myself – I think

The Digital CMO Series – Bringing The Connection Project to life in New Orleans

The last Digital CMO Series post focused on what The Connection Project means to us as digital marketers and how leaders in the industry are finding new and innovative ways to connect – both online and off.  During our time at the 2011 Digital CMO Summit – attendees had the opportunity to connect in a powerful way to the city of New Orleans. A city still recovering, six years after

Digital CMO Series – The Connection Project

The Compete Digital CMO Series is back! Over the next few months we will be sharing with you fresh insights, interviews and videos – from industry leaders who are navigating the new digital economy and successfully winning the hearts, minds and wallet share of today’s digitally connected consumers. At the Digital CMO Summit we spoke a lot about the importance of making connections. From building personal connections, to connecting data

Digital CMO Summit 2011- Day 2 Wrap-up

Before we jump into the Day 2 Wrap-up — a few highlights from Thursday afternoon. Attendees enjoyed doing the following activities: Golf at Audobon Park A private Culinary Experience with Dominique The “History, Highlights, Hope” Tour of New Orleans Braving the Bayou We all reconvened at the Roosevelt for a terrific (and authentic) Mardi Gras Float down to Tipitinas. Here is a quick picture, links to more on our Facebook

Digital CMO Summit 2011- Day 1 Wrap-up

This time last week, we were JUST kicking off the 2011 DCMO Summit down in the Big Easy.  N’awlins. #Nola. New Orleans. You get the drift, right? Having had the last few Summits in locales like Miami and Newport, we opted for New Orleans as the host city this year, and what a host it was. In between talks from Arianna Huffington, Google, ESPN and Twitter, we had our fill

Digital CMO Summit: Weekly Wrap-up

This year at the Digital CMO Summit an impressive line-up of speakers is set to take the stage. The agenda features presentations from Arianna Huffington, now of AOL, and leaders from Twitter, Jetsetter, Skype, Sprint, Verizon, Yahoo, ESPN and GroupM. The theme for this year’s event “The Connection Project” will uncover new and exciting ways brands and their agency and media partners are connecting disparate data to uncover new insights,

Old Symposia Never Die, They Become a Forum!

When you have as much gray hair and have worked in our industry as long as I have, you can benefit from looking back over a working lifetime of different conferences, summits, and even symposia. These range from small private seminars in exotic locations (I will not mention locations in case my boss is reading!) to large scale commercial events. My office and indeed some rooms at home are full

Digital CMO Summit: Weekly Wrap-up

Each year, we hold an invitation-only summit that brings marketing executives from top advertisers, agencies and media companies together, to discuss how the internet and digital media are transforming their businesses.  Last year, the Digital CMO Summit theme – The Big Brand Theory uncovered how big brands are taking steps to transform online branding, digital measurement and creative execution. Lots of great ideas and marketing innovations were shared and can