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

Marquee brand influencers leading discussion at the summit include business visionary Tony Robbins

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.

“The mission of Brandweek is to think beyond the challenges of today and conceptualize the solutions of tomorrow,” says Robbins. “I’m delighted to be participating in this very important discussion which will launch thousands of ideas and millions of actions that will shape the future of brands and transform the way they address challenges in an ever-shifting, technology-centered marketplace.”

Robbins joins an esteemed roster of brand leaders who will be in attendance to contribute their insights to the conversation, including:

  • Frank Cooper III, CMO, BlackRock
  • Heidi Browning, CMO, NHL
  • Lee Applbaum, CMO, Patrón Spirits
  • Lee Nadler, Lead, Urban Growth and Transformation, Mini USA
  • Nicholas Horbaczewski, Founder, Drone Racing League
  • Marci McCue, Founding team member/Head of Marketing, Flipboard
  • Michael Dubin, Co-founder/CEO, Dollar Shave Club
  • Jeff Brooks, CMO, Casper
  • Jay Tucker, Executive Director, Center for MEMES, UCLA
  • Debra Langford, Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion, USC Marshall School of Business
  • Additional speakers will be announced soon.

The Brandweek agenda is designed to foster collaborative discussion, with no panels and no sales pitches. Instead, attendees will respond to calls to action across four topics including Brands in Society, Digital Commerce for Brands, Emerging Technology and Culture and Talent. Between ideation sessions, guests will enjoy keynote addresses, fireside chats and entertainment from highprofile performers to be announced soon.

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