The Social

Content Edition

MAY 15 2018 TORONTO DISTRICT 28

A Marketplace for Professionals Who Build Loyal Followers & Customers


MARKETERS & AGENCIES

Learn how to use social content to build relationships with your customers while delivering bottom line results


PUBLISHERS

Do business with marketers & agencies that want to run more effective influencer & content marketing campaigns


MEDIA & ADVERTISING TECHNOLOGIES

Promote your solution to marketing and media executives specializing in content marketing


CREATORS

Learn what it takes to negotiate, manage and deliver great digital marketing campaigns

Do business with Canada’s Top Marketers, Agencies, Publishers, Platforms & Creators

Who's Involved

Canada's Top Brands, Agencies & Publishers

“love the fact that you can book face-to-face meetings with other attendees”

David U.K, CEO, Cue Digital Media

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    Schedule

    May 15, 2018
    All Sessions (May 2018)
    All Sessions (May 2019)
    All Sessions (Nov 2019)
    Awards Page
    Countdown Timer
    Discussion Forum
    influenceTHIS Awards
    Power Meetings
    The Creator MeetUP
    Vidcon Connect

    Who’s in the Room ?

    This is your chance to introduce yourself to everyone in attendance and better understand the composition of the influencer & social marketing ecosystem in Canada. 
    Mark Greenspan, Co-Founder, influenceTHIS

    Fame & The Culture of Proximity

    Based on research by Velocity’s Culture & Creative Insights group, The Culture of Proximity will take you on a journey into the heart of the tectonic shift in the way...
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    Mary Kate Callen, Senior Director, Viacom Velocity

    Why Hasbro has all the Marketing Fun

    Victor Lee is the Senior Vice President of Digital Marketing at Hasbro North America. He oversees the digital marketing initiatives for iconic toy brands like Transformers, Nerf, My Little Pony,...
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    Victor Lee, CMO, RXBAR
    10:15 am - 10:45 am

    Networking Break 2018

    Face-to-Face Meetings

    This isn’t just a conference, it’s also a marketplace. Sign up for 15 minute face-to-face meetings with marketers, publishers & agencies that are looking for specialists in the influencer marketing and...
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    Jessica-Zagari-Evans-loreal
    Jessica Zagari Evans, Director of Integrated Communications, L’Oréal Paris
    Andrea-Danovitch-Interac
    Andrea Danovitch, Associate Vice President, Marketing and Brand, Interac
    Tamara Lewis, Senior Manager, PR, Digital & Sponsorships, Subway
    Emma Eriksson, Vice President of Marketing, General Mills
    Page Casmiro, Influencer Relations Lead, TELUS
    Matt Rice, Former Head of Marketing, Foodora
    Monika Sharma, Director of Marketing, Viacom

    Using a Data-Driven Research Process to Discover Influencers

    In an industry where followers and subscribers have become the common-place currency, it is becoming increasingly important for advertisers to understand the rationale behind their influencers.  Beyond followers, engagements and...
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    Christopher Walton, Director, Creative Strategic Sales, Cue Digital Media
    Deborah Gurofsky, Director, Strategy & Innovation, Cue Digital Media

    Straight out of Canada – How WatchMojo Built one of Youtube’s Most Successful Channels

    WatchMojo.com is one of the largest channels on YouTube and a 10-year overnight Canadian success story. Built by Montreal native Ashkan Karbasfrooshan it has raked in over 10 billion all-time...
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    Ashkan Karbasfrooshan, CEO, WatchMojo
    Steve Hulford, CEO, Interesting Sh*t

    The Science of Creating a Hit With Canada’s Top Stars

    Reaching Canadian audiences at scale can be challenging on global social platforms but household names reach more Canadians per channel and can get your brand trending. These seasoned creators also...
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    Jordan Bortolotti, Executive Vice President, Canada, Studio71
    Gregory Brown
    Maya Washington
    Justin Lynch
    Joey Kidney

    Canadian Youtubers – A Marketers Perspective

    Based on proprietary research find out what are the most viewed and hottest up and coming Canadian Youtube channels. Find out key benchmarks for Canadian Youtube channels and how you...
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    Sebastian Wulff, Growth Manager, Paladin Software
    11:45 am - 1:00 pm

    Networking Lunch | 2018

    Mapping Content Experiences Within the Customer Journey

    This hands on workshop is your chance to get creative with the agencies, brands, publishers and creators attending the event. You will be broken into groups and will have 20...
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    Lynn Bessoudo, Manager, Public Relations, Sick Kids Foundation
    Tim Dolan, Principal Consultant, KickFrame
    Tiffany Kayar, Communications Media Manager, WowWee
    Monika Sharma, Director of Marketing, Viacom

    Face to Face – Power Meetings

    This isn’t just a conference, it’s also a marketplace. Sign up for 15 minute face-to-face meetings with marketers, publishers & agencies that are looking for specialists in the influencer marketing and...
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    INFLUENCE IS AN OUTCOME, IT’S NOT A PROFESSION

    Don’t miss this candid discussion with some of Canada’s most successful lifestyle experts that are redefining the terms “influencer” or “talent”. This is an opportunity to learn directly from these...
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    Rick Matthews, Vice President, Kin Canada
    Sabrina Smelko
    Jocelyn Mercer, How to Cake It
    Anna Olson, Oh Yum
    Lauren Toyota, Hot for Food

    The State of the Creator Economy

    Each year, IZEA conducts research as part of an ongoing measurement of creators, marketers and consumers to better understand how influencer & content marketing is perceived and used. Listen closely...
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    Tiffany Heimpel, Managing Director, IZEA Canada

    How the Briefing Process Can Lead to More Effective Creative Campaigns

    High touch creative campaigns are difficult to execute because they typically involve many different organizations in their conception and execution. One critical way to ensure your campaign is a success,...
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    Muriel Chavaroche, Marketing Manager, Yum! Brands
    Jed Schneiderman, President, Tapped Mobile

    Pumping up Your Content

    It’s one thing to create great branded social content, but another thing to get more people to see and interact with it. This session will look at the various ways...
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    RJ PAULOSKI, VP, SALES & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CANADA, TEADS.TV
    RJ Pauloski, VP, Sales & Business Development Canada, Teads.tv
    Nathan George, Senior Manager, Brand Strategy, BuzzFeed Canada
    Jessica-Zagari-Evans-loreal
    Jessica Zagari Evans, Director of Integrated Communications, L’Oréal Paris
    Peter Reitano, CEO at Abacus
    Fatima Zaidi, VP of Business Development, Eighty-Eight

    A Comprehensive View of the Video and Cross-Platform Consumer

    Canadians have a voracious appetite for online video, social, and overall content consumption. Did you know that among countries with 20M+ Unique Viewers, Canada ranks #3 in Videos per Viewer...
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    Bryan Segal, Vice President, comScore, Inc.
    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Networking Break | influenceTHIS

    Fame & Culture Making

    Culture is operating under new rules where people, celebrities, brands and content creators are now entangled with one another, occupying the same culture-making space. We’re closer to each other and...
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    Mary Kate Callen, Senior Director, Viacom Velocity

    Marketing to Gen Z and Millennials through Influencer Marketing

    Get under the hood with Much Studios and three of their top creators to see how they work with brands to design and execute influencer marketing campaigns that resonate with...
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    Brooke Nolan, Brand Partnerships, Influencer Marketing, Content Development, Bell Media
    Jae & Trey Richards
    Michael Rizzi
    Jaclyn Forbes

    Zen and the Art of Creating

    It’s no easy thing being a Creator. Between balancing a crazy production schedule, coming up with awesome ideas & growing a media business it’s a lot of work. Hear from...
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    Kimberly Moffit
    LaToya Forever, @LaToyaForever
    Becky Wright & Kelsey MacDermaid
    Molly Burke, @MollyBurkeOfficial

    Creating Global Digital Partnerships

    Based in NYC, Edlynne Laryea develops global digital partnerships for Johnson & Johnson consumer product groups. This includes brands such as Motrin, Tylenol, Band-Aid, Listerine, Aveeno, Neutrogena and more. Through a...
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    Edlynne Laryea, Head of Industry, Consumer Packaged Goods, Facebook
    Ashley Higgins, Brand Partner, Shutterstock

    Creator Meet Up – influlenceTHIS conference

    Mix it up with the Canadian Creator Community. Featuring Canon activation and prizes, toys from Hasbro, drinks, DJ and Tweed Lounge and more prizes ! You could to win 2 Tickets...
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    8:00 am - 9:00 am

    Breakfast and Registration

    Setting the Stage

    Tips & tricks to maximize your conference experience and a chance to introduce yourself to the room.
    Mark Greenspan, Co-Founder, influenceTHIS

    The King Makers of the Direct-to-Consumer Economy – influenceTHIS

    Named as one of Fast Company’s Most innovative Companies, Red Antler has been dubbed the cult brand whisperer behind some of the biggest direct-to-consumer brands, including Casper, Allbirds, and Birchbox. Red...
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    Jonah Fay-Hurvitz, Head of Strategy, Red Antler

    Who’s In The Room

    This is your chance to better understand the composition of the influencer & social marketing ecosystem in Canada and meet a bunch of interesting people and companies
    Mark Greenspan, Co-Founder, influenceTHIS

    Power Meetings | AM

    influenceTHIS is more than a conference. It’s also a partnership marketplace. You can request a 15 minute meeting with any of our attendees. It’s networking that actually works. Meeting booking...
    Read More
    Andrea-Danovitch-Interac
    Andrea Danovitch, Associate Vice President, Marketing and Brand, Interac
    Alyssa Ages, Director of Marketing, Impact Kitchen
    Julia Shuchat, Director of Growth, HelloFresh
    Jessica-Zagari-Evans-loreal
    Jessica Zagari Evans, Director of Integrated Communications, L’Oréal Paris
    Emma Eriksson, Vice President of Marketing, General Mills
    Tamara Lewis, Senior Manager, PR, Digital & Sponsorships, Subway
    Scott A.E. Smith, Brand Marketing Manager, INFINITI Motor Company
    Alannah Della Vedova, Director, Robes Cannabis
    Bryan-Kingston-Hasbro
    Bryan Kingston, Senior Manager Integrated Media, Hasbro
    Matt Rice, Former Head of Marketing, Foodora
    Elana Schachter, Director Of Content Strategy, sidlee
    Elyssa Sugar, Digital Associate Manager, Strategic Marketing, Canadian Tire Corporation
    Hayley Seidel, Assistant Marketing Manager, Subway
    10:20 am - 10:45 am

    Networking Break AM

    Creator Media: The Evolution of Influencer Marketing – influenceTHIS

    Influencer Marketing is powerful, but with every trust-breaking incident, stock is falling. It’s hurting. Campaign measurement, disclosure, and content quality are iffy at best—fraudulent, at worst. A new path is...
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    Uncovering and Influencing Consumer Behaviours, Motivations and Patterns

    When you connect quality datasets, great things happen. You can find killer insights, tell better stories, make better plans, and generate more revenue. Hear how two different types of businesses...
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    Alice Carroll, Jameson Brand Manager, Pernod Ricard
    Jason Furlano, Vice President, Sales, MiQ
    Adam Miron, Co-Founder & Chief Brand Officer, HEXO Corp.

    Measuring Return on Influence – influenceTHIS

    Get a deep understanding of the main methodologies & tools used for measuring influencer marketing campaigns. Find out the best practices used by marketers for the variety of different campaign...
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    Eva Salem, VP Marketing, Canadian Tire
    Krista Webster, President and CEO, Veritas & Meat and Produce
    Tracy Jones, Managing Director, Alternator: Omnicom Media Group
    Seraj Bharwani, Chief Strategy Officer, AcuityAds
    11:50 am - 1:00 pm

    Networking Lunch | May 2019

    Create, Upload, Publish: A Cheat Sheet for Maximizing Reach and Engagement of your Video Content – influenceTHIS

    This session will share practical learnings, tips, and strategies on how to maximize the organic reach of your social videos.  At each step along the content life cycle, you’ll gain...
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    Gwen Miller, VP of Content Strategy, Kin

    Power Meetings | PM

    influenceTHIS is more than a conference. It’s also a partnership marketplace. You can request a 15 minute meeting with any of our attendees. It’s networking that actually works. Meeting booking...
    Read More
    Jennifer Rideout, Content Marketing Lead, Cisco
    Melissa Bubb-Clarke, Vice President, Music & Live Events, MLSE
    Matthew Greenspan, Head of Content Marketing, EZ Lifestyle
    Mark Jordan, VP Brand Strategy & Chief Communications Officer, Kids Help Phone
    Timothy Lytle, Community Marketing Manager, Arc’teryx Equipment
    Page Casmiro, Influencer Relations Lead, TELUS
    Aazam Bhimji, Brand Manager, Dyson
    Sandra Paolucci, Marketing Manager, Entertainment One
    Saara Rahikka, Communications Specialist, TELUS
    Claire Van Nierop, Senior Manager, Communications & Brand, TIFF
    Philippe Gryc, Senior Director Global Product and Marketing, Carlson Wagonlit Travel
    Azim Akhtar, Marketing Manager, The Hershey Company

    Understanding the Gaming Landscape – influenceTHIS

    From the rise of Fortnite, professional gaming leagues and the popularity of streamers gaming has become a more accessible way of connecting with an enthusiastic target group. From Nike and...
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    Robert Rames, Account Director, Gaming & Entertainment Strategy, Blue Ant Gaming

    Why Your Social Content Isn’t as Agile as You Think (and How to Fix It) – influenceTHIS

    Agile content development, an approach that emphasizes real-time response to current events & customer interactions, is no longer an experimental concept for engaging social audiences—it’s a must. But how can...
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    Adam Main, Managing Director, Operations, Blue Ant Plus
    Matthew Manuge, Creative Director, Blue Ant Plus

    Demystifying Cannabis Marketing

    Get a deeper understanding of how the leading Cannabis companies are tackling their digital marketing strategies and find out how you can get into the cannabis marketing game.
    Steffen Schenk, SVP Customer Experience, Mihi
    Kayla Rochkin, VP Marketing, TREC Brands
    Peter Reitano, CEO at Abacus
    Kelly Beker, Manager of Special Events, Aurora Cannabis Inc.

    The Art & Science of Picking the Right Influencers for Your Brand

    Audience composition,  engagement rates, brand values alignment, and creative synergies all play an important role in helping to select the right influencers for your brand. Hear the strategies employed by...
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    Lianne Pitts, Senior Account Manager, The Colony Project
    Kyle Brown, Vice President, Strategic Planning, Weber Shandwick
    Alexandra Rabbitte, Influencer Enterprise (SaaS) Sales, Tagger Media
    Danielle Brown, formerly CMO, Knix
    David U.K., CEO, Cue Digital Media

    Brand Ideation Workshop – influenceTHIS

    Get creative in this hands-on workshop where you will work in teams to address the real world challenges faced by one of five marketers.
    Karen Stein, Brand Manager, Toronto International Film Festival
    Mark Jordan, VP Brand Strategy & Chief Communications Officer, Kids Help Phone
    Jessica-Zagari-Evans-loreal
    Jessica Zagari Evans, Director of Integrated Communications, L’Oréal Paris
    David Beebe, Emmy, Cannes Lions, and James Beard Award Winning Producer, Brand Storyteller and Founder/CEO, Storified Hospitality

    Harnessing the True Power of Influencer Marketing – influenceTHIS

    Guillaume Herbette, Global CEO, MSL & Rachel MacQueen, VP Marketing, AIR MILES, will share insights on the direction of influencer marketing and neuroscience research to help you better understand how...
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    Rachel MacQueen, Vice President, AIR MILES Marketing
    Guillaume Herbette, CEO, MSLGROUP
    Victoria Freeman, SVP, Social Media & Digital Strategy, North Strategic/MSL Canada
    3:05 pm - 3:30 pm

    Networking Break PM

    Culture Making, Culture Changing in Canada – influenceTHIS

    How we define influence and influencers is evolving. How can brands resonate in this changing landscape, and how can you leverage this reality in today’s media ecosystem? 
    Amanda Rotstein, Brand Partnerships Social Media, Bell Media

    Digital me: Personal Branding in the Age of Social Media

    Find out the real value of expanding your personal brand beyond the social networks and onto a website you own and control. Learn how this can help you grow your...
    Read More
    Meghan Young, Media Personality

    Building a Values-Based Online Beauty Business – influenceTHIS

    Brandi Leifso is the CEO and founder of Evio Beauty Group. Evio Beauty is on a mission to create a conscious future with products that are good for your skin,...
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    Sara Koonar, Owner, Platform Media & Management Inc.
    Brandi Leifso, Founder and CEO, Evio Beauty

    Pricing Strategies for Creators – influenceTHIS

    Ever wonder what’s the best way to price your influencer marketing services ? Hear from a collection of the industry’s top executives on their views on how to best to...
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    Shannae Ingleton, @TorontoShay
    Elle Lindquist
    Reuven Ashtar, Founder and President, Never Napping
    Sundance Filardi, President, The Spotlight Agency
    Ashley Riske, VP Integrated Marketing, Kin Canada

    How AirBnB Creates a Values Driven Content Marketing Strategy – influenceTHIS

    As a marketer, building a tribe of loving supporters is no easy task. It takes courage to define a point of view – supported by meaningful and engaging content –...
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    Hayley Nelson, VP of Content Marketing, Salesforce
    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Closing Networking Reception

    8:00 am - 9:00 am

    BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION

    Setting the Stage

    Tips & tricks to maximize your conference experience and a chance to introduce yourself to the room. We Are Entering a new Era of Commerce A Marketer’s Guide to the...
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    Mark Greenspan, Co-Founder, influenceTHIS

    What it takes to be the most mentioned brand on Instagram

    It took Swedish startup Daniel Wellington three years to sell 1 million watches. In 2018 it received the most influencer mentions out of any brand on instagram. Hear how they...
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    Allissa LaScala, Marketing Manager, Canada, Daniel Wellington

    Turning Creators Into a Scalable Media Channel

    Learn how leading brands are using creator media to drive sales, store traffic, and ROAS. Move beyond vanity metrics, such as likes and comments, and find out the best tactics...
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    Bryan Gold, Co-Founder and CEO, #paid

    WHO’S IN THE ROOM

    This is your chance to better understand the composition of the influencer & social marketing ecosystem in Canada and meet a bunch of interesting people and companies.
    Mark Greenspan, Co-Founder, influenceTHIS

    Who’s in the Room

    This is your chance to better understand the composition of the influencer & social marketing ecosystem in Canada and meet a bunch of interesting people and companies.
    Mark Greenspan, Co-Founder, influenceTHIS

    Power Meetings

    influenceTHIS is more than a conference. It’s also a partnership marketplace. You can request a 15 minute meeting with any of our attendees. It’s networking that actually works. Meeting booking...
    Read More
    Bethany Hagen, Social Media Coordinator, Home Hardware
    Naomi Nachmani, Brand Marketing Manager, Kotn
    Shalina Sayani, Director of Digital Marketing & Technology, CPA Ontario
    Kim McClennan, Social Media Manager, Home Hardware
    Stephanie Veiga, Social Media Manager, Knix
    Lauren Wong, CMO Get Nourish3d; Former VP Marketing, HelloFresh and Chefs Plate Canada
    Philippe Gryc, Senior Director Global Product and Marketing, Carlson Wagonlit Travel
    Tracie Napoli, Director Fund Development and MARCOM, Osteoporosis Canada
    10:15 am - 10:45 am

    NETWORKING BREAK

    Trends to Watch in 2020 and Beyond

    As we close out another decade and move into 2020 what will be the key trends to keep our eyes on ?  How will they unfold and how as marketers...
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    Shannon Thorndyke, VP at EhmCo and Partner at Town
    Joe Strolz, President and Managing Partner, Curate Mobile Ltd
    Debbie Carkner, Digital Transformation & Experience Lead, Accenture Canada

    AI-powered chatbots: A new breed of digital influencers

    Discover how MAKE UP FOR EVER (LVMH) is using conversational commerce to boost engagement and sales.
    Lindsey Haywood, Director of PR & Communication, MAKE UP FOR EVER Canada
    Étienne Mérineau, Co-founder, Chief Marketing Officer, Heyday.ai
    11:45 am - 1:00 pm

    Networking Lunch

    Driving App Installs and Re-Engagement

    Outdated marketing tools are poorly equipped to make sense of consumer lifecycle and the path-to-install as they lack scale, transparency, and anti-fraud controls. Join Kurt Gooden, Head of Growth at Ritual.co &...
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    Darby Sieben, Ampli & RBC Ventures
    Joe Strolz, President and Managing Partner, Curate Mobile Ltd
    Kurt Gooden, Head of Growth, Ritual.co

    Fostering Brand Love Through Brand Ambassador Programs

    Influencer and social marketing present a powerful opportunity to engage your existing customers and create a community around your brand. Find out how the top brands are building & executing...
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    Lauren Dineen-Duarte, Director Public Affairs & Communications, American Express
    Fergie Cancade, Director, Global Athletes & Ambassadors, lululemon
    Michelle Adams, Director of Brand Marketing, Knixwear
    Tracy Jones, Managing Director, Alternator: Omnicom Media Group
    Sarah Feldman, Director, Marketing & Strategic Communications, Endy Sleep

    Power Meetings

    influenceTHIS is more than a conference. It’s also a partnership marketplace. You can request a 15 minute meeting with any of our attendees. It’s networking that actually works. Meeting booking...
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    Claire Dean, Campaign Content Manager, Stills & Juices, The Coca Cola Company
    Dorcas Siwoku, Brand Marketing Manager, Hudson’s Bay Company
    Brodie Mazurek, Digital Marketing Lead, Inkbox Tattoos
    Matt Rice, Former Head of Marketing, Foodora
    Connie Chan, Manager, Marketing & Social Strategy, Warner Music Canada
    Victoria Kolarov, Manager, Digital Marketing, Rakuten Kobo Inc.
    Rachel Goldrick, Senior Corporate Communications Manager, Sunwing Travel Group
    Brooke Morrison, Marketing Manager, Nestlé Canada

    Experiential Activations that Convert

    When done right, live events not only bring your brand to life, but can also generate content and buzz that not only travels far but also converts. Find out how...
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    Jeremy Cammy, Executive Producer, Vice President, Events & Music, Indigo
    Aila Morin, Former Director of Marketing, Mejuri
    Timothy Lytle, Community Marketing Manager, Arc’teryx Equipment
    Tracie Napoli, Director Fund Development and MARCOM, Osteoporosis Canada

    Customer Acquisition through Sampling & Gifting

    Marrying your product sampling & gifting efforts with your influencer and social strategy is a powerful way to create measurable business results. Find out the best practices in creating gifting...
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    Vita Kwan, Account Manager, Sampler
    Tammy-Smitham-SpinMaster
    Tammy Smitham, Vice President, Communications, Spin Master
    Lauren Wong, CMO Get Nourish3d; Former VP Marketing, HelloFresh and Chefs Plate Canada
    Brooke Morrison, Marketing Manager, Nestlé Canada

    The Billion Dollar E-commerce Opportunity

    Clearbanc is a new type of fund that invests $10,000 to $10 million to support the digital marketing initiatives and inventory of e-commerce and other online businesses. Better understand the...
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    Erin Bury, CEO and Co-Founder, Willful
    Andrew D’Souza, Co-Founder & CEO, Clearbanc
    3:20 pm - 4:00 pm

    Networking Break

    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Registration

    influenceTHIS Awards

    Recognizing the best in influencer marketing  Best in Brand Ambassador Programs (click for more info) Best in Branded Content – Video (click for more info) Best in Branded Content –...
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    Megan MacKay, Youtuber, Comedian and Celebrity Necromancer
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Closing Networking Reception

    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Registration

    influenceTHIS Awards

    Recognizing the best in influencer marketing  Best in Brand Ambassador Programs (click for more info) Best in Branded Content – Video (click for more info) Best in Branded Content –...
    Read More
    Megan MacKay, Youtuber, Comedian and Celebrity Necromancer
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Closing Networking Reception

    Straight out of Canada – How WatchMojo Built one of Youtube’s Most Successful Channels

    WatchMojo.com is one of the largest channels on YouTube and a 10-year overnight Canadian success story. Built by Montreal native Ashkan Karbasfrooshan it has raked in over 10 billion all-time...
    Read More
    Ashkan Karbasfrooshan, CEO, WatchMojo
    Steve Hulford, CEO, Interesting Sh*t
    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Networking Break | influenceTHIS

    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Registration

    influenceTHIS Awards

    Recognizing the best in influencer marketing  Best in Brand Ambassador Programs (click for more info) Best in Branded Content – Video (click for more info) Best in Branded Content –...
    Read More
    Megan MacKay, Youtuber, Comedian and Celebrity Necromancer
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Closing Networking Reception

    Power Meetings | AM

    influenceTHIS is more than a conference. It’s also a partnership marketplace. You can request a 15 minute meeting with any of our attendees. It’s networking that actually works. Meeting booking...
    Read More
    Andrea-Danovitch-Interac
    Andrea Danovitch, Associate Vice President, Marketing and Brand, Interac
    Alyssa Ages, Director of Marketing, Impact Kitchen
    Julia Shuchat, Director of Growth, HelloFresh
    Jessica-Zagari-Evans-loreal
    Jessica Zagari Evans, Director of Integrated Communications, L’Oréal Paris
    Emma Eriksson, Vice President of Marketing, General Mills
    Tamara Lewis, Senior Manager, PR, Digital & Sponsorships, Subway
    Scott A.E. Smith, Brand Marketing Manager, INFINITI Motor Company
    Alannah Della Vedova, Director, Robes Cannabis
    Bryan-Kingston-Hasbro
    Bryan Kingston, Senior Manager Integrated Media, Hasbro
    Matt Rice, Former Head of Marketing, Foodora
    Elana Schachter, Director Of Content Strategy, sidlee
    Elyssa Sugar, Digital Associate Manager, Strategic Marketing, Canadian Tire Corporation
    Hayley Seidel, Assistant Marketing Manager, Subway

    Power Meetings | PM

    influenceTHIS is more than a conference. It’s also a partnership marketplace. You can request a 15 minute meeting with any of our attendees. It’s networking that actually works. Meeting booking...
    Read More
    Jennifer Rideout, Content Marketing Lead, Cisco
    Melissa Bubb-Clarke, Vice President, Music & Live Events, MLSE
    Matthew Greenspan, Head of Content Marketing, EZ Lifestyle
    Mark Jordan, VP Brand Strategy & Chief Communications Officer, Kids Help Phone
    Timothy Lytle, Community Marketing Manager, Arc’teryx Equipment
    Page Casmiro, Influencer Relations Lead, TELUS
    Aazam Bhimji, Brand Manager, Dyson
    Sandra Paolucci, Marketing Manager, Entertainment One
    Saara Rahikka, Communications Specialist, TELUS
    Claire Van Nierop, Senior Manager, Communications & Brand, TIFF
    Philippe Gryc, Senior Director Global Product and Marketing, Carlson Wagonlit Travel
    Azim Akhtar, Marketing Manager, The Hershey Company
    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Register – influenceTHIS 2019, Toronto, Artscape Daniels Launchpad

    Digital me: Personal Branding in the Age of Social Media

    Find out the real value of expanding your personal brand beyond the social networks and onto a website you own and control. Learn how this can help you grow your...
    Read More
    Meghan Young, Media Personality
    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Closing Networking Reception

    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Registration Vidcon Connect

    Fame & Culture Making

    Culture is operating under new rules where people, celebrities, brands and content creators are now entangled with one another, occupying the same culture-making space. We’re closer to each other and...
    Read More
    Mary Kate Callen, Senior Director, Viacom Velocity

    Zen and the Art of Creating

    It’s no easy thing being a Creator. Between balancing a crazy production schedule, coming up with awesome ideas & growing a media business it’s a lot of work. Hear from...
    Read More
    Kimberly Moffit
    LaToya Forever, @LaToyaForever
    Becky Wright & Kelsey MacDermaid
    Molly Burke, @MollyBurkeOfficial

    Creator Meet Up – influlenceTHIS conference

    Mix it up with the Canadian Creator Community. Featuring Canon activation and prizes, toys from Hasbro, drinks, DJ and Tweed Lounge and more prizes ! You could to win 2 Tickets...
    Read More
    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Register – influenceTHIS 2019, Toronto, Artscape Daniels Launchpad

    Digital me: Personal Branding in the Age of Social Media

    Find out the real value of expanding your personal brand beyond the social networks and onto a website you own and control. Learn how this can help you grow your...
    Read More
    Meghan Young, Media Personality

    Building a Values-Based Online Beauty Business – influenceTHIS

    Brandi Leifso is the CEO and founder of Evio Beauty Group. Evio Beauty is on a mission to create a conscious future with products that are good for your skin,...
    Read More
    Sara Koonar, Owner, Platform Media & Management Inc.
    Brandi Leifso, Founder and CEO, Evio Beauty

    Pricing Strategies for Creators – influenceTHIS

    Ever wonder what’s the best way to price your influencer marketing services ? Hear from a collection of the industry’s top executives on their views on how to best to...
    Read More
    Shannae Ingleton, @TorontoShay
    Elle Lindquist
    Reuven Ashtar, Founder and President, Never Napping
    Sundance Filardi, President, The Spotlight Agency
    Ashley Riske, VP Integrated Marketing, Kin Canada
    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Closing Networking Reception

    Tickets

    Register by May 15th & Pay
    799.00 CAD
    -Ability to pre-book onsite meetings with attendees
    -Access to roundtable discussions to learn and network with peers
    -Access to creative showcases illustrating the hottest digital creative from across the spectrum
    -Valuable industry insights from industry leaders from across the globe
    -Access to networking lounge, coffee bar, breakfast, catered lunch & closing reception
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    Creator Meet UP Regular Rate
    99.00 CAD
    Access to:
    Inspirational talks
    Networking reception with drinks and food
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    Location

    District 28, Studios
    28 Logan Ave • Toronto • ON • M4M 2M8

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    VidCon Connect:

    A Creator Meet Up