iMedia Summit

iMedia Brand Summit, September 2011 - Overview

Do It Big Or Don't Do It At All

Now that digital sits at the big people's table, the need to deliver brand performance at scale is greater than ever. With large portions of marketing budgets pouring into digital, how can we ensure that we're getting all of the bang we need from those bucks? How do we score genuine Digital Impact?

Join us in beautiful Coronado this September for our 8th annual Brand Summit as we focus on the keys to driving great BIG results for great BIG brands.

Shiv Singh to Keynote Brand Summit

Shiv Singh

Shiv Singh is a recognized digital marketer who focuses on how brands are being forced to transform with the evolution of digital communications and social media. In September 2009, he was recognized by Ad Age as a Media Maven and was featured on the publication's cover. He is also author of the book, "Social Media Marketing for Dummies." Shiv is the Global Head of Digital for PepsiCo's beverages division.

Featured Speakers


Geoff Ramsey
CEO & Co-Founder


Jeff Rosenblum
Founding Partner


Mitch Spolan
Living Social
SVP, National Accounts

Brand Summit Advisory Board

With the continued growth of digital budgets year over year, the stakes for ROI keep getting higher and higher. That's why our Advisory Board of leading marketers guides the iMedia content team in crafting a challenging and relevant program that not only provides targeted, actionable insight on the industry's current issues, but does so in a way that encourages all attendees to participate and contribute to the dialogue.

Tracy Benson, Senior Director, Interactive Marketing, Best Buy

Kristen D'arcy, Senior Director of Marketing, Ralph Lauren

John Durham, Senior CEO/Managing Partner, Catalyst:SF

Brendan Foley, VP, Digital Marketing, JP Morgan Chase

Steve Governale, Executive Director of Interactive and Innovation, AT&T

Kevin Klein, Senior Marketing Manager, Global Display, Amazon

Mark Naples, Managing Partner, WIT Strategy

Tricia Nichols, Managing Partner, MediaCom

Brittany Tall, Interactive Manager, TGI Friday's, Carlson Restaurants Worldwide

Katelyn Watson, Manager of Internet Marketing, Shutterfly

Caroyn Eisele, Commercial Program Manager, Integrated Marketing Planning, Pull-Ups and GoodNites Brands, Kimberly-Clark

Doug Weaver, Senior Founder and CEO, Upstream Group

Attending Brands


VP Marketing


American Express
VP Digital Marketing


General Mills
Director, Promotion Marketing


Director of Digital


Microsoft Brand
Director NA Digital Marketing


Media Director, Digital Communications

If You're a Marketer...

Please be our guest and Request Your Invitation. Space is limited so act now. This summit is FREE to qualified marketers* and offers:

  • 3 full days of peer-to-peer exchange (including full-day marketers-only meeting)
  • Informative, insightful sessions & keynotes on the most timely and critical issues
  • Roundtable discussions
  • Participant materials
  • Meals and networking functions
  • 4-night stay at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort

Click here to see a list of last year's marketer attendees

If You're a Publisher or Service Provider...

For a limited number of publishers/service providers, the iMedia Brand Summit offers an exclusive and intimate opportunity to have meaningful interaction with marketers to help them address their digital marketing challenges and strategies. iMedia regulates the number of "seller" passes sold to ensure a rich buyer-to-seller ratio. Besides the opportunity to collaborate with marketers in content sessions, plenty of networking is possible at numerous meal and reception functions. iMedia Summits also include our unique One:One Networking Program!

Potential Sponsors...

A few remaining sponsorships are also available for this summit. Contact Jason Haffar, Sr. Director, Sales, for information.

Will You Be Here in September?

Only iMedia's Brand Summits deliver a dynamic combination of session content featuring top-level speakers and numerous opportunities for networking between marketers and solution providers in an exclusive, invitation-only environment. And, the four-star resort setting takes everyone away from day-to-day intrusions, allowing for a relaxed, focused atmosphere in which to conduct business. Join us!

Click here to see a sample of this past March's attendees. Or click here to see a current list of September attendees registered to date.

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5 Reasons You Can't Miss This Summit

  • Do Business: Create long term relationships with buyers and sellers.
  • Build Teamwork: With marketing colleagues and vendor partners.
  • Invitation Only: Means senior-level, vetted group of peers and partners.
  • Collaborative Environment: Interactive sessions and plenty of effective networking.
  • No distractions: Always held at luxury resorts; attendees don't compete with the office or city life.