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Pardon the Interruption...but it's time to brush up on your marketing skills

Collective Agency Downtown
511 SW 10th Ave, Suite 1108
Portland, OR 97205, US (map)

Access Notes

We're on the 11th floor, come on up. Non-members park bikes outside the building. Paid car parking is connected to the building, and a SmartPark is two blocks away near Target. Located on SW 10th and Washington, between Target and Powell's, on the big block of food carts. We're on the Streetcar line, a block from the Red and Blue MAX lines, and a 5-minute walk from the Green, Yellow, Orange lines.



"In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists." - Eric Hoffer

The digital marketing landscape is changing rapidly, with new technologies emerging and existing platforms evolving. And it can feel overwhelming unless you put a personal focus on education.

In this PTI styled discussion (sans the yelling), Product Strategist, Ellen Valentine and Agency Marketing Director, Brian Rants will share their perspectives on what you need to do to stay ahead of the digital marketing technology curve and avoid becoming an obsolete marketer.

Learn how to:

• Stay ahead of the technology curve

• Keep up with trends and best practices

• Make a name for your self at your company and beyond

Grab a drink and be ready to jump into a roundtable discussion in and among the top marketing minds in Portland!

About the panelists

Ellen Valentine has more than 20 years experience as VP of Marketing/CMO for a number of technology companies. She has deep expertise in launching new products, evaluating product and market positions, designing go-to-market strategy, and managing all digital marketing initiatives. She believes that great people, and effective technology are foundations for success, but great execution is the ultimate differentiator. In her role at Silverpop, she is focused is coaching and mentoring Silverpop clients to adapt and thrive in the changing role of marketing. She is also a sought out speaker at industry conferences and events.

Brian Rants is a veteran of digital agencies, and founded the digital division of DMX. He has prototyped, constructed and brought to market a variety of products and services for agencies and their clients. He was featured in IBM Silverpop's CEO keynote for mobile marketing innovation, and speaks at marketing conference on technology enabled marketing.