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Northeast Ohio

Content Marketing World

9.8.14
Content Marketing World, the largest content marketing event on the planet, is coming back to the United States for a fourth year. Content Marketing World is the one event where you can learn and network with the best and the brightest in the content marketing industry. You will leave with all the materials you need to take a content marketing strategy back to your team – and – to implement a content marketing plan that will grow your business and inspire your audience. Register today using the code BMA10 to get 10% off!
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Minnesota

BMA Minnesota Chapter HALF DAY SKILL BUILDER WORKSHOPS: A FOCUS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

9.9.14
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Milwaukee

BMA Milwaukee Chapter Event: The Push-Pull of Strategic B2B Marketing: How James Hardie Building Products Romances Consumers to Make a Contractor Sale

9.10.14
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Northeast Ohio

BMA Northeast Ohio Chapter Event: Brand Storytellng meets Sales Enablement

9.10.14
Join us on the final day of Content Marketing World for a panel discussion on Brand Storytelling meets Sales Enablement. Writers Dave Murray and Carla Johnson will act as our moderators while 4 experts (click "more information" to find out who's on the panel) share their perspectives and experience on the subjects. Use the code BMA in CLE for 50% off registration!
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BMA Connect2

BMA Connect2: Denver

9.12.14
BMA Colorado is bringing some of the brightest marketing minds together to help you identify HOW to collaborate, connect and engage with key stakeholders to drive growth through customer engagement.
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BMA Connect2

BMA Connect2: New York

9.17.14
The breakneck pace of change in marketing is getting even faster. At “Future Perfect,” get an up-close look at the trends, technologies and generational shifts that will be difference makers over the next 5 years.
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Southern California

BMA Southern California Chapter Event: Mixer at Eddie V's

9.17.14
Chapter members and guests will gather for an intimate mix and mingle at the waterfront Eddie V's Prime Seafood overlooking the fabulous La Jolla Cove. Complimentary appetizers will be served promptly at 5:30 p.m.
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Houston

BMA Houston Chapter September Luncheon: Breaking Through the Status Quo

9.18.14
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  • REPORT: Millennials in the Workplace

    Born roughly between 1980 and the early 2000s, the Millennial Generation emerges as the result of a variety of influences. As the first group to come into adulthood immersed in technology, they symbolize the most ethnically and radically diverse generation of modern times. Experts anticipate that millennials will transform the current workforce from one dominated by workaholic baby boomers to one predominantly composed of new age thinkers. This report highlights aspects of the millennial perspective, what to prepare for as their population and influence increase in the workplace, and how B2B companies attract them as employees.   Learn More >

  • Unravelling the issue of CMO as IT Supremo

    Gartner predicted some time ago that by 2017, CMOs would have more influence on IT purchases than CIOs. We gasped at this game-changing prediction, and at every event I have been to recently, someone has reminded us of this to illustrate how the landscape is changing—and how we all need to adapt fast.   Learn More >

  • Ramos: Steps to improve content marketing strategy

    Content marketing programs are not as mature as many marketers think, according to a Forrester Research report produced with input from BMA members. Analyst Laura Ramos spoke to BMA Buzz about elevated perceptions, untapped opportunities and the tools that can help marketers advance their own programs.   Learn More >

  • Welcome to the Future of Business Marketing

    As the incoming Chair of the world's largest association dedicated to B2B marketing, I have a unique perspective on the profession. In serving as the former Executive Director-Global Innovation and New Models at GE and now starting my own firm, Liguori Innovation, I see first-hand that business marketing is growing in stature and expertise, and I want to support the continued recognition of what we bring to the table.   Learn More >

  • Brenner: Build a culture of content

    BMA national board member Michael Brenner made headlines when he jumped from SAP to content marketing startup NewsCred. He joined the company as head of strategy in June. The role, he says, gives him an opportunity to extend content advocacy that he began inside SAP to a broader audience of marketers.   Learn More >

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BBDO New York assembled an all-star cast for an integrated ad campaign that gives concrete examples of a complex subject: GE’s Industrial Internet. The agency tapped K.I.

Roberta O'Keith GE Roberta O’Keith serves as customer insights leader for the air filtration division of GE Power & Water. Her research helps the company shape its customer-facing programs, building satisfaction and loyalty while also driving revenue. O’Keith will speak about how GE turns customer insights into marketing action at a BMA-Kansas City lunch on Wednesday, August 28.

By Kate Maddox for the BMA Show Daily Steve Liguori Steve Liguori, the incoming chairman of the Business Marketing Association, says that in the midst of tumultuous change going on in the industry, b-to-b marketers must “disrupt or be disrupted.” Liguori, executive director-global innovation and new models at GE, took over the leadership of the BMA Wednesday from Kathy Button Bell, VP-CMO at Emerson. In the following interview, Liguori talks about the state of b-to-b marketing and his vision for the BMA.

By Kate Maddox for the BMA14 Show Daily BMA14, the Business Marketing Association’s annual conference in Chicago, kicked off Wednesday before a crowd of nearly 1,000 attendees, making it “the single largest b-to-b professional event anywhere on the planet,” said incoming BMA chairman Steve Liguori. Liguori, executive director-global innovation and new models at GE, was joined on stage by Kathy Button Bell, outgoing BMA chairman and VP-CMO at Emerson Electric Co., following an introduction video that showed Button Bell skydiving and Liguori paddling up the Chicago River to get to the event.



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