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AMA Virtual Conference: Digital Marketing

Tap Into The Future of Digital Marketing

The 2022 AMA Digital Marketing Virtual Conference is where you’ll learn about the new skills needed to excel in our digital-first world. Award-winning marketers and industry-leading researchers will guide you through the tools and strategies that will help you prove your value at work, stay ahead of the curve and make an impact.

Registration for this event is free! 

By attending this event, you can earn continuing education units (CEUs) toward maintaining any AMA Professional Certified Marketer ® credential. Click here to learn more about pursuing certification or claiming credits.

DAY 1 | 10AM - 3PM | ALL TIMES CT

Opening Keynote | The 1% Content Strategy: Combining the Best Practices for Lead Generation

From the first keyphrase to the final conversion, this session connects every dot. Build a bridge between the Google search results page and your website’s thank you page. Here is a complete approach to making that bridge a fast-flowing highway of continuous demand.

Andy will walk through each step in the process for driving leads with content marketing, from first action to final outcome.

Who are we talking to? Why do they care?
What are we ranking for? What are the two types of keyphrases?
How does PR and research build links, authority and ranking potential?
What do we publish? And how will it be promoted?
What topics, formats and collaborators support lead generation?

Learn to be a “dual threat marketer” by combining search and psychology, SEO with conversion optimization, cheese and mousetraps. There’s more than one way to generate demand for services. This is one of the best.

Andy Crestodina

Chief Marketing Officer, Orbit Media

The Future of Luxury & Successful Digital Marketing Strategies

Given that today’s “connected consumers” are continuously online, digital marketing is the starting point for brands wishing to reach new customers. But as these customers shift their attention to social media to connect with friends, share their experiences, and engage with brands, competing for their attention is becoming increasingly difficult. Analyzing the rich social conversations of these customers reveals a deeper understanding of your prospective customers to help your digital marketing efforts better achieve the three primary business objectives—acquire more customers, retain current customers and build brand value.

In this session, Nicole Seredenko, Associate of Consulting Services at NetBase Quid will share how luxury brands achieve this with examples from Chanel, Dior, and Balenciaga.

Join us to learn the importance of consumer and market analytics to:

  • Plan campaign strategies
  • Leverage audience insights
  • Inform creative and placement strategies
  • Increase reach and engagement
  • Optimize campaigns in real-time

Nicole Seredenko

Associate of Consulting Services, NetBase Quid

How to Lead and Scale a Remote Marketing Team: Tactics and Best Practices

A massive shift in how organizations approach work has settled and led to a host of challenges. Now the role of how you impact the success of your team is even more important when it comes to overseeing a remote team.

You’ll be required to adapt to new ways of leading – considering different areas and various regions across a single country that encompass different work cultures and expectations. In addition, remote teams will also be able to take advantage of an array of benefits including flexibility and the opportunity to bring together top talent for the job (regardless of their location).

In this presentation, Olga Andrienko brings clarity to leading and scaling remote-based marketing teams with steps to produce outstanding results for your brand.

Olga Andrienko

VP Brand Marketing, Semrush

How (and Why!) to Supercharge your Most Important Digital Marketing Channel

The world of digital marketing is constantly evolving. And while today’s marketing leaders are quick to embrace the next, new technology, “tried and true” channels like email are too often left on the back burner – despite the fact that email marketing still yields a 36:1 ROI.

While email may be a tried-and-true channel, it too is always changing. As the end of the year approaches, email volumes double, deliverability gets harder and competition in the inbox soars – marketers have their work cut out for them.
Join this session with Guy Hanson, VP of Customer engagement, to learn the steps you can take to supercharge your email program, drive more conversions and plan for success heading into Q4.

He’ll discuss:

  • The current email marketing and deliverability landscape
  • Strategies to improve your deliverability during the Q4 peak season
  • Tactics to make your emails stand out in gridlocked inboxes (and get them opened!)
  • How to “Supercharge” your click-throughs to maximize website traffic and conversions
Guy Hanson

Guy Hanson

Vice President, Customer Engagement (International), Validity Inc.

The Currency of Live Event Engagement

In this session, we’ll discuss the power of engagement and how your live events channel is your best-kept secret with untapped potential for marketing success. The digitization of live events has transformed the potential business value of your event channel.

Join Cvent for a discussion around:

  • How time spent at your events translates to engagement
  • How live event engagement compares to engagement across your marketing mix
  • How you can construct an event strategy that drives deep engagement from all your events –in-person, virtual, hybrid, and webinars
  • How you can capture those insights for immediate proof of impact
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Myllisa Patterson

Senior Director, Demand Generation, Cvent

DAY 2 | 10AM - 2PM | ALL TIMES CT

Keynote | Leverage Influencers to Drive Omnichannel Marketing

Creating high-quality experiences, across all touchpoints, is critical for digital marketers. In this session, we’ll demonstrate ways in which marketers can utilize influencers across the entire customer journey. This omnichannel approach to influencer marketing will increase efficiencies, ensure consistency and help create a cohesive, unified journey for each customer across brand channels.

After this session, you’ll be able to

  • Understand how to fully integrate influencers into your digital marketing plans
  • Identify new application areas for influencer content
  • Engage influencers to streamline messaging across marketing functions

This session is for digital marketers interested in leveling up their influencer marketing strategy. 

Sherri Langburt

Sherri Langburt

CEO & Founder, BabbleBoxx

Achieving Search Campaign Excellence Through Workflow Visibility Solutions

As search marketing and optimization campaigns grow ever more complex and ambitious, it can be easy to lose visibility over what needs to be done and how those campaigns are performing. This can lead to subpar results and a lack of understanding on how to improve your next campaigns.

Join Nadiia Sharipova from Wrike, to explore what better visibility and workflow means for your search engine initiatives, how companies like Hootsuite optimized their workflows to reduce complexity and the essential tools and strategies you need to do your best work.

After this session, you’ll be able to:

  • Identify pitfalls negatively impacting your search campaigns
  • Discover solutions for establishing better visibility over assets and results
  • Streamline SEM/PPC campaign workflows and optimize collaboration
Nadiia Sharipova

Nadiia Sharipova

Head of Performance Marketing, Wrike

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Re-Centering the “Person” in the Age of Personalization: Tips to Humanize and Better Engage Your Customer

As busy marketers, we typically learn everything about our customers from behind our screens. But the truth is, our personalization strategy is only as good as our deepest understanding of the customer.

This session provides actionable tips for marketers to become the internal experts on their customers, and build personalization from a place of true understanding, not just numbers on spreadsheets.

Tarah Speck

Tarah Speck

Senior Strategic Value Advisor, Adobe

Building Engagement in an Impersonal World

Marketers are fighting harder than ever to acquire new customers and engage the ones they have. But establishing relationships and personalizing marketing is becoming increasingly complex. Customers expect brands to understand their needs and are more aware of how their data is used. Targeting and personalization are under threat as data privacy concerns take center stage. And with budgets having to keep up with ever-growing media spends, marketers need to do so much more with less.


In this session, we will explore how marketers need to pivot towards being more authentic and how utilizing every channel you own in a coordinated way can support both demand generation and building long-term relationships.

We will discuss:
• A strategy to write your B2B success story
• The opportunity of leveraging your email as a promotional channel
• Why we feel the best kept marketing secret is engagement

Carol Howley

Chief Marketing Officer, Exclaimer

Session details coming soon!

DAY 3 | 10AM - 2PM | ALL TIMES CT

AMA Foundation 4 Under 40 Award Winner Panel

The AMAF 4 Under 40 Emerging Leaders Award celebrates emerging marketers who demonstrate unparalleled leadership in the industry. Join us for an informative panel with the AMA Foundation 2022 4 Under 40 Emerging Leaders as they share their perspectives on leadership, adapting to change, and the future of marketing.

Gina Anzalone will lead this discussion that will provide attendees with key takeaways on how their award-winning work can be applied to any organization.

Allie Dicken

Allie Dicken

Director, Brand and Influencer Marketing, San Francisco 49ers

Danilo Tauro

Danilo Tauro

Product Leader for CTV AdTech, Amazon Advertising

Dustin York

Dustin York

Associate Professor and Consultant, Maryville University

Julia Low

Julia Low

Brand Marketing Director, Tropicana Brands Group

Digital Experience (DX) at a DX Company

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Session details coming soon!

Session details coming soon!

Nicole Seredenko

Associate of Consulting Services, NetBase Quid

Nicole Seredenko enables strategic decision-making for Fortune 500 stakeholders across sectors, with expertise in retail, alcohol, and luxury goods. She has previous agency experience and is currently leveraging her analytical, strategic, and applied data science skills as a Netbase Quid Associate. Nicole brings a unique blend of qualitative and quantitative insight into stakeholder decision-making, with a passion for consumer insights and cultural semiotics.

Guy Hanson

Guy Hanson

Vice President, Customer Engagement (International), Validity Inc.

Guy is a passionate advocate for the intelligent use of customer data to drive responsive sales and marketing programs. With a knowledge base spanning twenty years, he is globally recognized as an email & data expert and thought leader.


Over the past decade, Guy led Return Path’s global consulting team and worked with world-famous clients across 6 continents to improve their email delivery, subscriber engagement and revenue.
Now Validity’s VP for Customer Engagement (International), he continues to explore his passion for email and data and share it with his clients to maximize their program value. He’s a strong believer in giving back to his community, speaking at flagship events, providing training, and producing fresh and insightful thought leadership.

Outside of work, Guy has had long-term involvement with the DMA, currently sitting on the email council and involved with key pieces of research. He is a regular contributor to the industry press and a 3-time finalist as data storyteller of the year!

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Myllisa Patterson

Senior Director, Demand Generation, Cvent

Myllisa Patterson is the Senior Director of Demand Generation for the Event Cloud at Cvent and is passionate about building long-lasting relationships between people and brands. With 20+ years of experience in communications and marketing, she is a technical marketer who has a unique approach to combining new media channels with traditional marketing tactics that reach customers and prospects in a meaningful way.

Quick to embrace new technology and digital tactics, she’s committed to empowering marketers and event professionals with tools and best practices to make their lives easier. Myllisa lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, two daughters, two dogs and eleven chickens. She’s been with Cvent for 7.5 years.

Sherri Langburt

Sherri Langburt

CEO & Founder, BabbleBoxx

Sherri Langburt is the CEO & Founder of BabbleBoxx and has been a pioneer in the influencer marketing space since 2007. A passion for storytelling and brand marketing, and a desire to create an innovative social media solution led Sherri to create BabbleBoxx – the influencer marketing agency best known for its co-sampling and signature box strategies.

Launched in December 2010, in 2018 BabbleBoxx was named to the Inc. 500 fastest-growing private companies in America. Sherri is also the Founder and interim CEO of Blog Meets Brand, one of the first SaaS-based influencer marketing platforms. She was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 New Jersey Award.

Before BabbleBoxx, Sherri was a founding member of WW Online (formerly Weight Watchers) and the General Manager of the WW Canada market. Throughout her career, she has spearheaded marketing programs for Fortune 500 companies including Amazon, Walmart, Whole Foods Market, Mattel, Conagra Brands, Disney, HBO, Pepsico, Viacom and Lowes Home Goods. Sherri began her career in digital marketing as a business systems analyst where she spent ten years architecting solutions for AIG, Credit Suisse, DLJ and IBM.

Sherri is also an avid supporter of non-profit and educational organizations, including Feeding America, G.L.A.D.D, UJA, The Ronald McDonald House, U.C.L.A. and Seton Hall University where she lends expertise and is often a guest speaker at events. Sherri offers volunteer one-on-one business counseling to the Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Sherri has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, The Miami Herald and Women’s Wear Daily and on CBS News, Today Australia and The Mixergy podcast.

Sherri hails from Montreal, Canada where she earned a B.A. in English Communications and Film from McGill University.

Nadiia Sharipova

Nadiia Sharipova

Head of Performance Marketing, Wrike

Nadiia Sharipova is the Head of Performance Marketing at Wrike. Nadiia has more than ten years of experience running and scaling paid acquisition, driving ROI, and improving marketing team processes. She began as an SEM specialist and is now responsible for the international team that delivers the constant growth of Wrike user acquisition worldwide.

Tarah Speck

Tarah Speck

Senior Strategic Value Advisor, Adobe

Tarah Speck is a Senior Strategic Value Advisor at Adobe, where she collaborates directly with customers to develop a customized roadmap for their digital strategy. She also heads up thought leadership for her team of advisors, developing value-driven offerings for customers via workshops, business cases, and continued trainings. Before that, she served as an Enterprise Segment Marketing Manager for Marketo Engage, where she drove go-to market strategy and thought leadership for the financial services industry.

Prior to Marketo, she drove digital marketing strategy in both adtech and martech companies in the greater Denver area. She is a regular guest lecturer at the Denver University business school, for both graduate and undergraduate marketing classes.

When she’s not helping customers, she enjoys her role as the Denver site leader for the Women at Adobe Network, and also sits on the global programming task force for women at Adobe, and is highly active in new diversity and inclusion initiatives at Adobe.”

Allie Dicken

Allie Dicken

Director, Brand and Influencer Marketing, San Francisco 49ers

Allie Dicken is in her 6th season with the 49ers and currently serves as Director of Brand & Influencer Marketing. In her role, she is responsible for driving brand strategy and developing tactics across various marketing verticals including branding, campaign development, influencer, international, advertising, promotions, retail, and licensing. In 2021, Dicken and her team helped launch the 49ers 75th Anniversary campaign, which celebrated the organization’s illustrious history while also forging a clear path for the future.

Danilo Tauro

Danilo Tauro

Product Leader for CTV AdTech, Amazon Advertising

Danilo is an expert in Product/Program/Team Leader, Media / AdTech / MarTech / Digital Marketing Expert, he is able to drive effective collaboration across functions, levels, and diverse cultures. Passionate about technology, data, innovative solutions (leveraging different industry experiences, with a touch of academic sophistication), writing, public speaking & story-telling (within large corporations, as a consultant & guest lecturer). Action-oriented person (INTJ), with several international experiences, Danilo enjoys building mutually beneficial relationships & achieving outstanding results under tight deadlines and in highly challenging contexts.

Dustin York

Dustin York

Associate Professor and Consultant, Maryville University

Dr. Dustin York is an Associate Professor at Maryville University. Prior to entering academia, Dr. York worked in branding for the 2008 Obama Presidential campaign and clients like Pepsi Co., and Nike. Dr. York’s specialties are two-sided: interpersonal leadership communication and digital transformation in marketing, which he now brings to life in the classroom. Beyond his primary passion for teaching, Dr. York is a subject matter expert for CNN, Entrepreneur.com, and Forbes, a contributor for Harvard Business Review, and serves as a national keynote speaker and consultant. Dr. York is passionate about building curiosity among future and growing marketers as they enter a field with such dramatic digital transformation.

Julia Low

Julia Low

Brand Marketing Director, Tropicana Brands Group

Julia Low is an accomplished brand marketing executive with over 11 years of experience across iconic brands such as Tropicana, Sprint, Tide, and KitchenAid, to name a few. She got her start on the agency side, quickly moving up the ranks at Publicis Groupe’s integrated advertising agency, Digitas, for almost a decade (even becoming the agency’s youngest Vice President at that time). There, she developed her passion and expertise in building consumer first brand purposes and strategies, including masterbrand campaigns, for global brands.

Julia then made the client-side leap to Tropicana, where she currently leads brand marketing for Tropicana’s $1+ billion chilled juice portfolio – successfully keeping the brand in the #1 spot as category share leader. Recognized for seeking unorthodox solutions, Julia has innovated new ways to modernize the 75-year old brand through new campaigns, product innovations, and culture-shifting ideas.

Andy Crestodina

Chief Marketing Officer, Orbit Media

Andy Crestodina is a co-founder and CMO of Orbit Media, an award-winning 40-person digital agency in Chicago.

Over the past 20 years, Andy’s provided guidance to 1000+ businesses. He’s written hundreds of articles on content strategy, SEO and Analytics. He’s also the author of Content Chemistry: The Illustrated Handbook for Content Marketing.

  • Top 10 Online Marketing Experts, Forbes 
  • Top 50 Marketing Influencer, Entrepreneur Magazine 
  • Top 25 Content Marketers, Express Writers/Buzzsumo
  • Top 10 Social Media Influencers, Social Media Explorer

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Olga Andrienko

VP Brand Marketing, Semrush

Carol Howley

Chief Marketing Officer, Exclaimer

Carol is the CMO at Exclaimer, an email signature software platform. She is a senior leader backed by over 15 years in the digital and technology space for established businesses and start-ups. Coming from a background in product marketing, brand development and demand generation, Carol is hugely passionate about building strategy, storytelling, bringing products to life for consumers and driving growth.

From building the first intelligent customer journeys at a global hotel brand, taking the first chatbot and Alexa skill to market, to scaling the business marketing function from zero to hero for a tech unicorn, Carol has a proven track record in engaging with the business, developing key stakeholder relationships, managing budgets and leading teams to realize their potential.

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On-Demand Content FAQ’s

Will conference presentations be available on-demand?

All conference material, including presentations, will be available on-demand in the AMA Virtual Conference: Digital Marketing Attendee Hub within 24 hours, if not sooner. The Attendee Hub is the same platform you used to watch if you joined us live, and you will use the same link to log in and view on-demand sessions.

How long will I have access to the 2022 AMA Virtual Conference: Marketing in Higher Education Attendee Hub?

The Attend Hub will remain open and available for on-demand viewing for the next 6 months.

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AMA Virtual Conference: Digital Marketing