The online trust crisis. The rise of conversational AI. How blockchain is changing marketing. The exploding market for cannabis and CBD. The transformation of online experiential shopping. The end of cash registers. The rise of esports. What you need to know about adtech right now...
Those are just some of the topics we're taking on at Ad Age Next, our biggest annual conference. If you want to stay on top of the future of marketing and technology, there's good news: There are still tickets available for the event, which runs through today in New York City. It's jam-packed with panels and presentations that will help you gain top-line insights on exactly where marketing practices are heading. (You and your team will also have plenty of time to reconnect with industry peers and make new connections across networking meals, breaks and tonight's opening-night reception.) See the full agenda here.
Among the industry leaders taking our stage: Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit and Initialized Capital; Bozoma Saint John, CMO at Endeavor; Drew Bradstock, senior VP of product at Index Exchange; Dara Treseder, CMO at GE Ventures; Sharmeen Browarek, senior director of viewer engagement at Twitch; Jess Carbino, sociologist at Bumble; Pras Michél, founder and CEO of Blacture; Amy Emmerich, chief content officer atRefinery29; Joanna O'Connell, VP and principal analyst at Forrester; Kass Dawson, global head of marketing communications at Softbank Robotics; Rachel Shechtman, founder and CEO of Story; Meiling Tan, head of marketing at Alphabet's Waymo; Alanna Gombert, CEO of the Digital Asset Trade Association; and Jason DeLand, founding partner and joint global CEO at Anomaly. See the full list of speakers here.
Learn more about Ad Age Next here.