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The Irresistible Power of Strategic Storytelling

Kindra Hall understands the unique challenges financial brands face as they try to capture attention in a crowded marketplace. In her role as VP of Sales for a multi-million dollar enterprise, Kindra found one sales technique out-performed the rest: strategic storytelling. If you want your message to be remembered and inspire action, you need to […]

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Marketing to People Not Like You

The marketing environment has become more complex, consumers are more sophisticated, and diversity marketing is the new norm. And not just racial diversity either — gender, age, lifestage, language, sexuality, hobbies. When you tailor your products and marketing messages in ways that acknowledge these differences and reflect consumers’ uniqueness, you are validating their importance. Focusing […]

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Experience Design: Disruptive Innovation

Brian Solis explores the competitive advantages of disruption in banking — a world where modest iterations give way to giant innovative leaps forward, and experience design drives the future of financial services.

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Killer Content

Can we actually move marketing from the cost line of the financials to the revenue line?  Peter Drucker states that the purpose of marketing is to get and keep a customer.  That’s the why, and it hasn’t changed since…well…forever. But how do we get there? Most global organizations develop their marketing departments to maximize reach […]

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UX + The Power of Creativity

Former TEDx speaker Catherine Courage shows you the power of UX, and how a culture of creativity can take your digital experience to the next level.

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Profit-Growth Essentials

Discover the differences in strategy between the industry’s top performers and the rest of the herd. In this dynamic presentation, you’ll learn how to catapult revenues and profits regardless of the economy. See where many organizations are dead wrong when it comes to their sales and marketing strategies, and how many well-meaning management practices actually […]

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Disruptive Marketing

What’s one of the most critical yet overlooked issues facing the banking industry? The death of true creativity. Between KPIs, compliance and cost pressures, most financial marketers strangle the creativity that makes marketing great. Not Ally Bank. Learn how they built one of the best financial brands in the world by breaking through the clutter […]

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Branding Lessons from Disney

Learn how Disney continues to capture and inspire the hearts and minds of thousands of employees around the globe through an unwavering devotion to the core values established by Walt Disney himself. Learn the secrets behind Disney’s employee development, and how they reinforce their organizational values, culture and brand on a daily basis.

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The Umpqua Bank Strategy: CX + Innovation

Financial institutions around the world are wrestling with their retail strategy — what should the “branch of the future” look like? But in this provocative talk, Delorier shares why focusing on branches is an obsolete strategy, and why a radical focus on the customer’s relationship with their money is key to innovations that add real […]

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How to Innovate Like Google

Borrowing from the worlds of advertising, product development, technology, neuroscience and anthropology, Abigail will show you how to tap your innate sense of creativity. She will shine her unique, humanistic lens on culture, business and technology to bring fresh perspective to corporate culture, product development, branding and marketing.