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2019 Digital Day

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Thursday, May 30th, the Advertising Club of Toronto proudly presents: Digital Day 2019.

This year’s Keynote Speaker is tech titan Michele Romanow. Ms. Romanow is an engineer and serial entrepreneur who started five companies before her 33rd birthday. A “Dragon” on CBC’s hit show Dragons’ Den, she is the co-founder of Clearbanc, which in 2018 awarded entrepreneurs more than $100 million in funding. Recent accolades include: Finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards, and the Cartier Women’s Initiative Award. Named in WXN’s “100 Most Powerful in Canada” and listed as the only Canadian on Forbes’ “Millennial on a Mission” list, Digital Day is excited for Michele to bring her incredible entrepreneurial savvy to the stage.

Our event will also feature two exciting panels.

Panel 1 – Brand Safety in 2019. We live in a world where what’s considered brand-safe is constantly discussed and debated. Panelists will set out to explore the ways brands protect their identity and integrity online in 2019.

Participating panelists include:

Andrew Rusk: Head of Marketing Communications – Canopy Growth Corporation
Sonia Carreno: President – IAB Canada
Brian Batenburg: Sales Manager, Programmatic & Performance – Globe & Mail
Drew Weicker: VP, North American Sales – DoubleVerify

Panel 2 – Retail Digital Transformation. Traditional retailers are undergoing digital transformation. Panelists will discuss how this shift enables monetization of data and audiences, and leverages foot traffic and attribution technologies to innovate.

Participating panelists include:

Lauren Steinberg: VP, Product, UX & Digital Marketing – Loblaw Digital
Greg Shelly: VP, Enterprise Digital Marketing – Canadian Tire
Jeff Greenspoon: Chief Product Officer – Dentsu Aegis Network
Celeste Normington: Head of Sales, Data & Technology Platforms – Pelmorex Corp

Digital Day 2019 will also include the Annual Merit Award. The Merit Award serves to recognize an outstanding contributor to the digital advertising industry in Canada.

Event Schedule:

  • 11AM – Registration Opens
  • 12PM – Opening Remarks
  • 12:10PM – Lunch
  • 1PM – Dessert
  • 1:15PM – Panel 1: Brand Safety in 2019
  • 1:45PM – Panel 2: Retail Digital Transformation
  • 2:15PM – Networking Break
  • 2:45PM – Merit Award Presentation
  • 3PM – Keynote Speaker: Michele Romanow
  • 4PM – Closing Remarks & Prize Draws
  • 4:15PM – Networking
  • 5PM – Bar Closes

For all Sponsorship and Media inquiries, please contact Louis Mitchell and Victor Genova.

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