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2023 Agenda

Year 10:
The speakers

The lineup from our 10th Anniversary Summit

Michael Smith

Currently Head of Brand Marketing – Starry

2018 Honoree

Kim Adams House

Currently Head of Licensing, Merchandising, and Multicultural Marketing - All Brands

2018 Honoree

Jillian Harris

Celebrity. Influencer. Entrepreneur

2023 Keynote Speaker

Adam Garone

Currently CEO Starlight Children’s Foundation

2016 Honoree

Tyler Williams

Director of Brand Experience

2017 Honoree

Zaria Parvez

Global Social Media Manager

2023 Honoree

James Boettcher

Chief Empowerment Officer & Custodian of Culture

2018 Honoree

Cathy Cartier

Currently Chief Marketing Officer at Visit SLO CAL

2014 Honoree

Jason White

Chief Marketing Officer, Fanatics Betting and Gaming

2018 Honoree

Sona Khosla

Chief Impact Officer

2022 Honoree

Brian Whipple

Chairman of Plus Company and on Board of Bounteous and Spinmaster

2023 Speaker

Artis Stevens

President & CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

2022 Honoree

Tanya Andreadis

Chief Marketing Officer, Penn Medicine

2023 Speaker

Bill Neff

VP of Strategic Partnerships and Customer Experience

2019 Honoree

Tim Harris

President of Business Operations at the Lakers

2019 Honoree

Brian Killingsworth

Chief Marketing Officer F45 Training

2021 Honoree

Laura Nestler

VP of Community at Reddit

2018 Honoree

Matt O'neil

Chief Content & Experience Officer of Legends

2015 Honoree

Tom Herbst

Currently Founder at herbie

2019 Honoree

Nick Hobson PhD

Chief Scientist at Apex Scoring System; Lecturer; Author

Thought leader

Chris Kneeland

CoFounder; Speaker; Author, Cult Collective

Thought leader

Rich Antoniello

Currently Advisor; Founder, Entrepreneur, Board Member

Thought leader

Marisa Harris

Director of Brand and Innovation Solutions & Staples Canada

Thought leader

Shelley Paxton

Chief Soul Officer and Author of Soulbbatical

2014 Honoree

Todd Meleney

Disruptive Brand Builder - CMO & Entrepreneur

2022 Honoree

Alyssa Buetikofer

Chief Marketing Officer at McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Ltd

2022 Honoree

Rodney Rambo

VP N. American Marketing

2016 Honoree

Jeremy Andrus

CEO, Traeger Pellet Grills

2021 honoree

Jackie Poriadjian

Chief Brand Officer, Sweaty Betty

2017 Honoree

Agatha Wronecka

VP Marketing Communications at Walmart Canada

Thought leader

Ian Trombetta

SVP, Social, Influencer & Content Marketing at NFL

2022 Honoree

Dr. Bob Vonderheide

Penn Medicine physician, Director of the Abramson Cancer Center, John H. Glick Abramson Cancer Center Professor

Thought Leader

Dr. Susan Domchek

Basser Professor in Oncology at the Perelman School of Medicine and Executive Director of the Basser Center for BRCA at the Abramson Cancer Center

Thought leader


Emmy nominated poet, multi-platinum songwriter, world renowned keynote speaker, and the best-selling author of Inquire Within.

Pat Condo

Founder and CEO at seekr

2023 Speaker

Andrew Rusk

2023 Speaker

John Heffron

Comedian / Gala MC

Joy Ghosh

VP Marketing, Above Premium Flavor (RTDs, Seltzers, FMBs)

2023 Speaker

Mike Leon

Managing Director & On-Air brand expert @ Global Radio

2023 Speaker

Alex Bodman

VP, Global Executive Creative Director at Spotify

2020 Honoree

Nathan Baynard

Vice President, Global Brand Marketing – Barbie & Dolls Category

2021 Honoree

Nir Wegrzyn

Founding partner and CEO at BrandOpus

2023 Speaker

Kristin Kroepfl

Vice President Marketing & CMO Quaker Foods North America

Liz Maglione

VP, Global Marketing Communications, Mattel

2021 Honoree

Seraj Bharwani

Chief Strategy Officer

2023 Thought Leader

Tammy Brazier

VP, Marketing, Partnerships & External Relations, Goodlife Fitness

2015 Honoree

Paulo Salomao

Founder CEO of King Ursa

2023 Thought Leader

Eric Edge

Managing Director of Marketing and Advertising

2023 Thought Leader

Kathryn Dobbs

SVP and Chief Marketing Officer for the Columbus Blue Jackets

2023 Thought Leader

Dave Welch

Sr. Director of Social Media and Community at Skybound Enterainment

2016 Honoree

Mariam Wilton

Senior Manager, Brand Strategy & Activation at WestJet.

2023 Thought Leader

Jake Athey

VP Go-To-Market and Sales, DAM and PIM, Acquia

2023 Thought Leader

Jennifer Kordosky

VP, Marketing Operations, Clear Channel Outdoor

2023 Thought Leader

Year 11: Trust The Journey
Here's what you can expect for our agenda and schedule
October 24
Day Two
Intimate access to the leaders behind this century’s most iconic organizations. Get ready for them to challenge every assumption about branding & leadership you’ve ever had.
October 23
Day One
Embrace your sense of wonder & possibility, celebrating a decade of learning, inspiration and connection.
October 25
Day Three
Participate in hands-on Signature Masterclasses, interactive sessions, and incredible keynotes. And join us as we celebrate The Gatherings Brand Hall of Fame Induction and Honouree Awards at the exclusive awards gala.

A Taste of the Gathering


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