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Adweek Presents NexTech Summit in 2019

NEW YORK (December 3, 2018) — Adweek, the leading source of news and insights covering marketing, media and technology, is excited to announce that its NexTech Summit will be held in fall 2019. The event will feature new advances in technology and their implications for advertising and brand marketing, including AI, augmented reality and other emerging platforms that will open new doors for businesses and the talent that runs them.

Adweek Announces 2018 Brand Genius Class of Top Marketers

NEW YORK (September 10, 2018) — Adweek, the leading resource for brand marketers, today announced the recipients of its 29th annual Brand Genius awards. Celebrating the industry’s marketing masterminds, Adweek’s Brand Genius award commends the most innovative chief marketers as well as this year’s Brand Visionary and Brand Save honorees. The 2018 awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York City.

Adweek Announces Actor, Comedian and Entrepreneur Kevin Hart to Keynote Opening Night of Brandweek Summit

NEW YORK (July 30, 2018) — Actor, comedian and entrepreneur Kevin Hart is set to headline the opening night of the inaugural Brandweek summit, kicking off three days of enlightenment, inspiration, entertainment and networking. Taking place Sept. 23-25 in Palm Springs, California, Brandweek provides an opportunity for 300 senior executives and emerging talent from established and disruptive brands to gain the best insights and state-of-the-art practices in the industry. Hart, who acts as CEO of Laugh Out Loud and Hartbeat Productions, will be interviewed on stage on Sunday, Sept. 23, in a fireside-style conversation. The discussion will touch on topics including how Hart’s multiplatform comedy network Laugh Out Loud, created in partnership with global content leader Lionsgate, is helping its brand partners reach an engaged multicultural audience, as well as what it means to be a brand in the entertainment industry and the evolving nature of celebrity/brand relationships.

Adweek Intelligence Releases New Study Evaluating Marketing Technology Providers

NEW YORK (June 6, 2018) — Adweek, the leading resource serving the brand marketing community, today announced the release of a new study focused on marketing technology vendors. The Adweek Intelligence Brand IQ study evaluated over 25 leading providers on criteria including brand awareness and favorability, illuminating the current competitive environment and highlighting critical procurement trends affecting the marketing technology space.

Adweek Announces Speaker Lineup for Inaugural Brandweek Event, September 23-25 in Palm Springs

NEW YORK (June 5, 2018) — Business visionary Tony Robbins will keynote the inaugural Brandweek summit focused on the future of brands. The Brandweek summit, taking place September 23-25 in Palm Springs, Calif., is a gathering of 300 senior executives and emerging talent from established and disruptive brands. Robbins’ closing address will be on Tuesday, September 25, culminating three days of enlightenment, inspiration, entertainment and networking.

Adweek to Honor the Toronto Brand Stars, Featuring 33 of the City’s Top Creatives, Marketers and Media Executives

NEW YORK (June 1, 2018) — Adweek, the leading resource for the brand marketing community, will host its inaugural summit and celebration in Toronto to honor the city’s most innovative, forward-thinking creatives, marketers and media executives. The highly anticipated event will follow on the heels of the June 4 publication of the Toronto Brand Stars, which will include leaders from Google Canada, MLSE, Cossette and Rogers Communications – all of whom have helped transform Toronto into the dynamic epicenter of Canada’s brand marketing ecosystem. The magazine cover of Adweek’s Toronto Brand Stars will feature La Mar Taylor, creative director for musical artist The Weeknd and XO Records. The entire list also will appear on Adweek.com.

Adweek Launches Adweek Pro: A New Membership-Based Platform and All-Access Offering

NEW YORK (April 30, 2018) — Adweek, the leading source of news and analysis covering the advertising and marketing industry, announced today the launch of its new membership offering, Adweek Pro. Adweek Pro memberships include unlimited access to Adweek.com (including a searchable archive of content dating back to 1993), as well as elite benefits ranging from exclusive “ask the editor” live sessions to early access to podcasts and admission to select invite-only events.

Adweek Announces Brandweek Summit for the World’s Leading Marketers and Influencers

New York (January 30, 2018) — Adweek, the leading source of news and analysis covering the advertising and marketing industry, announced today the extension of its Brandweek franchise as a first-of-its-kind brand summit to be held September 23-25 in Palm Springs, California, at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa.