Certificate in Marketing Excellence Program - Session 5

Promotions and Communications The right media mix to tell your brand story effectively

Date: May 17, 2013 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Location: Group Dynamics, 555 City Avenue, 6th Floor, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Pricing: Members/SJU Alumni: Individual Session - $250 6 Sessions - $1050 Non-Members: Individual Session - $295 6 Sessions - $1250


Register now! Space is limited.

Registrants of the full program who are unable to attend a scheduled session during the Spring 2013 program will be allowed to attend the same session during the next scheduled program.

If you are interested in paying by check or have any questions, please contact info@amaphilly.org or call 484-461-2555

Effective brand communication requires strategic thinking and a laser focus on your audience.  This session will address how to set clear communication objectives to engage your target customer using traditional and social media.  The session will cover how to identify the best form of media to tell your brand story to your target audience.  In addition, the application of the next generation of “new media” to all brands brands will be highlighted.

Attendees will learn:
• Why some campaigns get the buzz and others fall flat
• How some companies effectively use PR while others can’t get coverage
• When is direct marketing more effective than mass marketing
• How you can get big exposure for your brand even with a small budget
• How to comfortably invite customers to participate in your brand communications
• Which of the new media is right for your brand
• What “new media” is and how your brand can leverage it

The session is appropriate for marketers of consumer, business-to-business, and non-profit brands that are in all stages of development from start-up to maturity.

Instructor: Kim Richmond, Saint Joseph's University, Adjunct Professor

Kim Richmond is an adjunct professor in the Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph's University. An executive, author, speaker and professor in the marketing arena, Kim has more than 25 years of marketing and branding experience.  She has held senior marketing positions at several major companies including FAO Schwarz, Kraft Foods, Sears, Zany Brainy, The Right Start and Charming Shoppes.

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Speaker: Sue Cyliax, CMO, Chief Outsiders

Combining strategy with action, Sue Cyliax has a proven track record developing and executing strategic and practical plans that generate long-term profitable growth and achieve business goals. She has built brands and brand value, accelerated growth businesses, turned around underperforming businesses, negotiated successful marketing partnerships, quickly identified and capitalized on new product or market opportunities and successfully integrated acquisition candidates. Sue has earned a reputation as a team builder, bringing objectivity and “out of the box” thinking to organizations. Sue has owned her own business and been a senior marketing executive for several mid-size and larger companies.

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Since 1981 Group Dynamics has been providing businesses with quality research to help them make productive and effective business decisions.As the marketing research industry has evolved so has Group Dynamics. We continue to offer outstanding recruiting, in addition to providing services far beyond traditional focus groups. Working together with our clients and understanding their needs has been the foundation of our business for over 30 years.


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