Award Winning Director/Producer James Cameron Talks 'Avatar' at DMA 2010
April 26, 2010 — The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) today announced its remarkable lineup of keynote speakers for the DMA2010 Conference & Exhibition. Marketing and media collide at this global ROI event featuring James Cameron, director and producer of “Avatar,” as well as Jack Dorsey, creator of Twitter; Jacques Levy of Sephora Worldwide; Ehtisham Rabbani of LG Mobile Phones; Jeff Hayzlett of Kodak; Scott Donaton of Ensemble, an Interpublic Company; Gary Vaynerchuck, author of The New York Times bestseller “CRUSH IT!;” David Jones of HAVAS Worldwide, Euro RSCG Worldwide, and more.
Combining the latest technology with industry giants, DMA2010 taking place October 9-14 in San Francisco, offers a fully integrated and interactive conference for today’s marketers that need both big picture perspective and bottom-line focus. Cross media/channel marketing professionals from over 50 countries will be in attendance to hear from these remarkable keynote speakers and attend sessions given by the thought-leaders behind successful household brands like Pepsi, Lacoste, US Airways, Pfizer, Visa, and many more Fortune 500 top brands.
Monday, October 11
A New Mindset…Bridging Entertainment, Technology and Marketing
The ability to develop multifaceted, multimedia relationships between brands and the entertainment industry provides opportunities to create new and innovative engagement with consumers. This keynote conversation will reveal one such strategic relationship surrounding the film “Avatar” which yielded outstanding results.
Moderator: Scott Donaton, president and chief executive officer, Ensemble, an Interpublic
Panelists: James Cameron, director and producer, “Avatar”
Ehtisham Rabbani, vice president, product strategy and marketing, LG Mobile Phones
Tuesday, October 12
Success Has Many Fragrances: An In-Depth Look at Global E-Commerce Titan Sephora
Being delivered by 2009 World Retail Hall of Fame inductee, this keynote presentation will take attendees on a journey through one of Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey’s many successful names. Jacques Levy, award winner and highly regarded retail leader who has held previous positions at Disney and Staples International, will detail the successful mutlichannel e-commerce initiatives of one of today’s most iconic brands, Sephora.
Jacques Levy, global chairman and chief executive officer, Sephora Worldwide
Wednesday, October 13
Marketing’s NeXt Connect…The Business of Social Media
Nearly every business has some form of social media presence these days, which makes learning how to monetize its worth is one of the hottest, most current topics of today. This keynote panel presentation featuring sales and customer relationship management leaders, global business development experts, and social media royalty will address that question and offer actionable strategies for attendees to employ with their own business.
Panelists: Jack Dorsey, creator and chairman of the board, Twitter
Jeff Hayzlett, chief marketing officer, Kodak
David Jones, global chief executive officer, HAVAS Worldwide, Euro RSCG
Gary Vaynerchuck, author of The New York Times bestseller, “CRUSH IT!”
About DMA2010 Conference & Exhibition
The DMA2010 Annual Conference & Exhibition is the world’s largest gathering of cross-media/channel marketing professionals. DMA2010, which will be held October 9-14 in San Francisco, will feature keynote presentations, educational sessions, roundtables, case studies, white papers, and research reports. DMA2010’s exhibit hall will feature hundreds of exhibiting companies. For additional information, or to register for the six-day multichannel marketing event of the year, please visit www.dma2010.org.
For information about DMA2010 exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Donna LoPorto at 212.790.1468 or email@example.com.
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About Direct Marketing Association (DMA)
The Direct Marketing Association (www.the-dma.org) is the leading global trade association of businesses and nonprofit organizations using and supporting multichannel direct marketing tools and techniques. DMA advocates standards for responsible marketing, promotes relevance as the key to reaching consumers with desirable offers, and provides cutting-edge research, education, and networking opportunities to improve results throughout the end-to-end direct marketing process. Founded in 1917, DMA today represents companies from dozens of vertical industries in the US and 48 other nations, including nearly half of the Fortune 100 companies, as well as nonprofit organizations.
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