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Sunday, July 11th, 2015 (Cape Canaveral, Florida)

Embark / Registration Check-In
11:00am
Embark Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas New Orleans Ship in Cape Canaveral, FL, United States.
Cape Canaveral, Florida
Flexible
Lunch (Many Dining Options onboard New Orleans Ship)
New Orleans Ship
3:30pm – 5:30pm
Registration Check-in (Check-in and collect your DigiMarCon New Orleans 2021 Registration Pass in the Conference Center (Deck 2) and meet the staff.)
Conference Center (Deck 2)
4:30pm
7 night Caribbean New Orleans Departs
New Orleans Ship
5:45pm
Networking Dinner (Networking Dinner in reserved group seating in Main Dining Room for DigiMarCon New Orleans 2021 attendees. Alternatively, make your own private dining arrangements onboard New Orleans Ship.)
Man Dining Room
Varies
Evening Entertainment(Refer to daily Royal Caribbean New Orleans Compass for evening entertainment options onboard cruise ship.)
New Orleans Ship

Monday, July 12th, 2015 (At Sea)

General Sessions
Flexible
Breakfast (Many Dining Options onboard New Orleans Ship)
New Orleans Ship
10:00am
Conference Center Opens
Conference Center (Deck 2)
10:30am – 10:40am

Conference Kick-off and Opening Remarks




Jacob Curtis, Conference Emcee



Conference Kick-off and Opening Remarks welcome by Jacob Curtis, DigiMarCon New Orleans 2021 Conference Emcee


Conference Center
10:40am – 11:10am

Opening Keynote: A New Generation of Branded Search




Aaron Polmeer, Chief Executive Officer, Search Experiences



Aaron Polmeer will give an entrepreneurial perspective on the opportunities and benefits for companies to brand ‘web search’ the number one activity performed daily online by their customers. Attendees will learn what branded search is, how it is activated and how it can be monetized, while increasing and retaining web traffic online for any company website.


Brought to you bySearch Experiences



Conference Center (Deck 2)
11:10am – 11:35am

Data is Delicious: Why Everyone Needs to be Thinking About Data




Ammon Fife, Director, Data Science and Analytics, Bonneville Communications



Marketing has changed more in the last five years than in the previous 500. Data science and modern technology give us the ability to understand audiences at a micro level, customize and target messaging at the individual level, and know if we are getting through to them in real-time. It also helps us to squeeze every cent out of our advertising budgets. Learn how you can use data to develop consumer insights, optimize campaigns and creative, and get more bang for your buck.


Brought to you byboncom



Conference Center
11:35am – 12:00pm

Using Digital Media to Drive Face to Face Engagement




Lisa Apolinski, Chief Executive Officer, 3 Dog Write



As you set up your digital strategy, are you keeping in mind your face-to-face engagement? Digital media is key to get to that in person meeting. But how does the virtual world interact with the physical one? In this presentation, attendees will: Understand how digital media compliments, and enhances, face-to-face engagement; Learn techniques to drive face-to-face engagement using digital assets; Understand the integration of digital media into an effective in person engagement strategy.


Brought to you byThree Dog Write



Conference Center
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Networking Luncheon
Main Dining Room
(Leonardo Deck 3)
1:30pm – 1:50pm

Leveraging Your Personal Brand on Social Media




Jacob Curtis, Owner, Branding by Jacob


Jacob Curtis

Jacob Curtis will share tips and advice from his experience in leveraging his online influence through his personal brand to make a name for the company he works for. Listen to what Jacob has to say about his journey using personal branding on social media as an employee advocate. Attendees will learn the importance of personal brands in general, how trust is important on social media, knowing which social platforms to focus on, how to measure success and the importance of data metrics.


Conference Center
1:50pm – 2:30pm

The Future of Social Media




Mark Schaefer, Executive Director, Schaefer Marketing Solutions



In a world where marketing platforms seem to be shifting daily, it might seem impossible to predict where the future of social media is going, but Mark Schaefer has a pretty good idea. In this acclaimed, entertaining, and unforgettable speech, Schaefer discusses



  • The three digital marketing revolutions and the fourth that will begin in the next two years.

  • The very real business challenges presented by information density

  • Critical strategies to cut through the Internet noise to become the consumer’s signal

  • The role of advanced filters, cognitive computing, and wearable technology in a future marketing mix

  • The one “killer app” for digital marketing, sales and service for the next five years


The Future of Social Media was named one of the Top 10 events of SXSW and has received acclaim from audiences around the world.



Brought to you byIntel



Conference Center
2:30pm

Conference Wrap Up and Close




Jacob Curtis, Conference Emcee


Jacob Curtis

After a day of high impact Keynote presentations, Jacob Curtis, DigiMarCon New Orleans 2021’s Conference Emcee will Wrap Up and conclude the General Sessions.


Conference Center
5:45pm
Networking Dinner (Networking Dinner in reserved group seating in Main Dining Room for DigiMarCon New Orleans 2021 attendees. Alternatively, make your own private dining arrangements onboard New Orleans Ship.)
Man Dining Room
Varies
Evening Entertainment (Refer to daily Royal Caribbean New Orleans Compass for evening entertainment options onboard cruise ship.)
New Orleans Ship

Tuesday, July 13th, 2015 (Labadee, Haiti)

Free Time / Networking
Flexible
Breakfast (Many Dining Options onboard New Orleans Ship.)
New Orleans Ship
8:00am
New Orleans Ship Arrives Labadee, Haiti
Labadee, Haiti
Flexible

Free Time in Labadee, Haiti




Relax and enjoy free time onboard New Orleans Ship or Disembark for day of optional shore excursions and/or free time in Labadee, Haiti.


Onboard Entertainment:


Refer to daily Royal Caribbean New Orleans Compass for entertainment options onboard cruise ship.


Optional Shore Excursions:


Visit https://www.royalcaribbean.com/findacruise/cruiseDetails/shoreExcursions.do?packageCode=

FR07W137&sailDate=1150426 or the Royal Caribbean Excursions Desk on board to view and reserve any optional Shore Excursions in Labadee, Haiti. Optional Shore Excursions have limited availability and are an additional cost to delegates.



Labadee, Haiti
Flexible
Lunch (Many Dining Options onboard New Orleans Ship.)
New Orleans Ship
4:00pm
New Orleans Ship Departs Labadee, Haiti
New Orleans Ship
5:45pm
Networking Dinner (Networking Dinner in reserved group seating in Main Dining Room for DigiMarCon New Orleans 2021 attendees. Alternatively, make your own private dining arrangements onboard New Orleans Ship.)
Man Dining Room
Varies
Evening Entertainment (Refer to daily Royal Caribbean New Orleans Compass for evening entertainment options onboard cruise ship.)
New Orleans Ship

Wednesday, July 14th, 2015 (Falmouth, Jamaica)

Free Time / Networking
Flexible
Breakfast (Many Dining Options onboard New Orleans Ship.)
New Orleans Ship
10:00am
New Orleans Ship Arrives Falmouth, Jamaica
Falmouth, Jamaica
Flexible

Free Time in Falmouth, Jamaica




Relax and enjoy free time onboard New Orleans Ship or Disembark for day of optional shore excursions and/or free time in Falmouth, Jamaica.


Onboard Entertainment:


Refer to daily Royal Caribbean New Orleans Compass for entertainment options onboard cruise ship.


Optional Shore Excursions:


Visit https://www.royalcaribbean.com/findacruise/cruiseDetails/shoreExcursions.do?packageCode=

FR07W137&sailDate=1150426 or the Royal Caribbean Excursions Desk on board to view and reserve any optional Shore Excursions in Falmouth, Jamaica. Optional Shore Excursions have limited availability and are an additional cost to delegates.



Falmouth, Jamaica
Flexible
Lunch (Many Dining Options onboard New Orleans Ship.)
New Orleans Ship
5:45pm
Networking Dinner (Networking Dinner in reserved group seating in Main Dining Room for DigiMarCon New Orleans 2021 attendees. Alternatively, make your own private dining arrangements onboard New Orleans Ship.)
Man Dining Room
7:00pm
New Orleans Ship Departs Falmouth, Jamaica
New Orleans Ship
Varies
Evening Entertainment (Refer to daily Royal Caribbean New Orleans Compass for evening entertainment options onboard cruise ship.)
New Orleans Ship

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 (George Town, Cayman Islands)

Free Time / Networking
Flexible
Breakfast (Many Dining Options onboard New Orleans Ship.)
New Orleans Ship
8:00am
New Orleans Ship Arrives George Town, Cayman Islands
George Town, Cayman Islands
Flexible

Free Time in George Town, Cayman Islands




Relax and enjoy free time onboard New Orleans Ship or Disembark for day of optional shore excursions and/or free time in George Town, Cayman Islands.


Onboard Entertainment:


Refer to daily Royal Caribbean New Orleans Compass for entertainment options onboard cruise ship.


Optional Shore Excursions:


Visit https://www.royalcaribbean.com/findacruise/cruiseDetails/shoreExcursions.do?packageCode=

FR07W137&sailDate=1150426 or the Royal Caribbean Excursions Desk on board to view and reserve any optional Shore Excursions in George Town, Cayman Islands. Optional Shore Excursions have limited availability and are an additional cost to delegates.



George Town, Cayman Islands
Flexible
Lunch (Many Dining Options onboard New Orleans Ship.)
New Orleans Ship
4:00pm
New Orleans Ship Departs George Town, Cayman Islands
New Orleans Ship
5:45pm
Networking Dinner (Networking Dinner in reserved group seating in Main Dining Room for DigiMarCon New Orleans 2021 attendees. Alternatively, make your own private dining arrangements onboard New Orleans Ship.)
Man Dining Room
Varies
Evening Entertainment (Refer to daily Royal Caribbean New Orleans Compass for evening entertainment options onboard cruise ship.)
New Orleans Ship

Friday, May 1st, 2015 (Cozumel, Mexico)

Free Time / Networking
Flexible
Breakfast (Many Dining Options onboard New Orleans Ship.)
New Orleans Ship
10:00am
New Orleans Ship Arrives Cozumel, Mexico
Cozumel, Mexico
Flexible

Free Time in Cozumel, Mexico




Relax and enjoy free time onboard New Orleans Ship or Disembark for day of optional shore excursions and/or free time in Cozumel, Mexico.


Onboard Entertainment:


Refer to daily Royal Caribbean New Orleans Compass for entertainment options onboard cruise ship.


Optional Shore Excursions:


Visit https://www.royalcaribbean.com/findacruise/cruiseDetails/shoreExcursions.do?packageCode=

FR07W137&sailDate=1150426 or the Royal Caribbean Excursions Desk on board to view and reserve any optional Shore Excursions in Cozumel, Mexico. Optional Shore Excursions have limited availability and are an additional cost to delegates.



Cozumel, Mexico
Flexible
Lunch (Many Dining Options onboard New Orleans Ship.)
New Orleans Ship
5:45pm
Networking Dinner (Networking Dinner in reserved group seating in Main Dining Room for DigiMarCon New Orleans 2021 attendees. Alternatively, make your own private dining arrangements onboard New Orleans Ship.)
Man Dining Room
7:00pm
New Orleans Ship Departs Cozumel, Mexico
New Orleans Ship
Varies
Evening Entertainment (Refer to daily Royal Caribbean New Orleans Compass for evening entertainment options onboard cruise ship.)
New Orleans Ship

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 (At Sea)

Free Time / Farewell
Flexible
Breakfast (Many Dining Options onboard New Orleans Ship)
New Orleans Ship
Flexible

Free Time




Free Time: Relax and enjoy free time onboard New Orleans Ship

Onboard Entertainment:

Refer to daily Royal Caribbean New Orleans Compass for morning entertainment options onboard cruise ship.


New Orleans Ship
Flexible
Lunch (Many Dining Options onboard New Orleans Ship.)
New Orleans Ship
Flexible

Free Time




Free Time: Relax and enjoy free time onboard New Orleans Ship

Onboard Entertainment:

Refer to daily Royal Caribbean New Orleans Compass for afternoon entertainment options onboard cruise ship.


New Orleans Ship
5:45pm
Networking Dinner (Networking Dinner in reserved group seating in Main Dining Room for DigiMarCon New Orleans 2021 attendees. Alternatively, make your own private dining arrangements onboard New Orleans Ship.)
Man Dining Room
7:30pm – 9:30pm
Farewell Cocktail Party (Kick back and relax at the Farewell Cocktail Party at Olive or Twist in the Viking Crown Lounge.)
Olive or Twist (Deck 14)
Varies
Evening Entertainment (Refer to daily Royal Caribbean New Orleans Compass for evening entertainment options onboard cruise ship.)
New Orleans Ship

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 (Port Canaveral, Florida)

Disembark
Flexible
Breakfast (Many Dining Options onboard New Orleans Ship.)
New Orleans Ship
6:00am
Disembark Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas New Orleans Ship in Cape Canaveral, FL, United States.
Cape Canaveral, Florida

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DigiMarCon is the Largest Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition series in the world, with annual events held in all continents (North America, Latin America, Europe, UK, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa) in 13 countries (United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Brazil, Singapore, India, United Arab Emirates and South Africa), across 33 cities (New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Houston, Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington DC, New Orleans, Atlanta, Detroit, Miami, Denver, San Diego, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Honolulu, London, Dublin, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Dubai, Sydney, Auckland, Singapore and Sao Paulo). All DigiMarCon Events can be attended in-person or online. Wherever you are located there is a regional DigiMarCon event nearby you can attend.

5-Star Luxury Event Venues

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Extensive & Memorable Networking Experiences

Building relationships matter! At DigiMarCon Conferences we have more networking breaks on our program than others. On average there are 8 Networking breaks at each event giving delegates ample opportunities in a relaxed atmosphere to meet others over the 2-days at the event; from 1-hour round table networking luncheons to 3-hour dinner receptions. These networking breaks are set in picturesque locations to facilitate memorable experiences while fostering new relationships. Such experiences include enjoying cocktails and the Sunset over the Pacific Ocean on a private Ocean Terrace in Santa Monica, to being on the Sydney Olympic Stadium playing arena at night enjoying cocktails under the lights, to dining at the 360 Revolving Restaurant at the top of the CN Tower in Toronto for a Dinner Reception, enjoying cocktails on a private promenade overlooking Times Square in New York City, or having fun at the Dazzles Night Club onboard the Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas for a Farewell Party, etc.

Industry Thought Leaders from Leading Brands

DigiMarCon Keynotes, Panels and Master Classes are facilitated by the foremost thought leaders in the industry, from celebrity social media influencers to CMO’s from the largest Fortune 500 company brands that are disrupting the digital marketing, media and advertising industry, such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Oracle, Adobe, eBay, Netflix and more. All presentations are pitch-free, and include actionable takeaways, case studies, strategies and tactics, ready to be applied when back in the office.

Premium Comfortable Meeting Spaces

At DigiMarCon Conferences you are never ‘left in the dark’…. literally, in a large room far away from the stage and speakers, crushed in tight theater seating, without even a table, while sitting in the dark. At DigiMarCon all delegates have premium meeting space in luxurious ballroom well-lit spaces, with comfortable seating with table enabling delegates to use their laptop to take notes with ample charging facilities onsite in a comfortable space to learn and thrive. All tables are situated close with direct view of the stage.

Value for Money & Generous Discounts

DigiMarCon Conferences are affordable to attend, from single-day event passes up to two-day VIP options at a fraction of the cost of other industry events. We offer significant discounts for early bird registrations. Additionally, on top of time-limited discount pass rates, because budgets are tight, we want to make sure all groups have a chance to attend DigiMarCon. For government employees, students, academic, startups, non-profit organizations and teams, we offer generous discounts off the prevailing registration price.

Collaborative Learning & Audience Participation

Attend DigiMarCon and you become part of the show! DigiMarCon Conferences tap into the talent of the room, drawing from the knowledge and experience of the professionals in the audience. All DigiMarCon events include regular interactive question and answer sessions with speakers and the audience ideal for collaboration, audience polls, along with ice-breaker and group exercises, steered by charismatic Emcees.

Meet the Speakers in Person

DigiMarCon Conferences put you right up and close with the speakers giving you the opportunity to meet these social media influencers which you follow in person. Speakers are never hidden in private speaker rooms away from the audience, they are in the auditorium sitting right beside you and participating.

Exceptional Customer Service

Attending a conference is a well-researched decision. There are many factors to consider such as location, time, venue, cost, speakers, content, etc. At DigiMarCon our results-obsessed Customer Service team are at your service before, during and after the event to help with your needs. It’s at the core of what we do — it drives our business. Offsite, we are ready to assist you via phone, ticket or chat. Onsite at our Conferences, friendly DigiMarCon staff serve as your hosts. They welcome your input and are happy to assist you.

TECHSPO Technology Expo

At all DigiMarCon Conferences is the co-located exclusive event TECHSPO Technology Expo, which showcases the new generation of technology and innovation, including; AdTech, MarTech, Internet, Mobile and SaaS technologies. Be inspired, amazed and educated on how these evolving technologies will impact your business for the better. Unlimited Access to TECHSPO Technology Expo is included with all DigiMarCon passes.

On Demand Library Access

DigiMarCon All Access & VIP Passes include a 12-month on demand access to hundreds of hours of DigiMarCon speaker keynotes, panels and master class presentations from recent DigiMarCon Conferences, including videos, slide decks and key takeaways, available on demand so you can watch what you want, when you want.

The Largest Digital Marketing, Media & Advertising Community

Attendees of DigiMarcon Conferences gain membership to an exclusive global Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Community of over 500,000 worldwide subscribers to our award-winning digital marketing blog and over 100,000 members to the International Association of Digital Marketing Professionals (visit https://iadmp.org). This global community comprises of innovators, senior marketers and branders, entrepreneurs, digital executives and professionals, web & mobile strategists, designers and web project managers, business leaders, business developers, agency executives and their teams and anyone else who operates in the digital community who leverage digital, mobile, and social media marketing. We provide updates to the latest whitepapers and industry reports to keep you updated on trends, innovation and best practice digital marketing.

Safe, Clean & Hygienic Event Environment

The events industry has forever changed in a world affected by COVID-19. The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is our highest priority and paramount. The team at DigiMarCon is dedicated to ensuring a great experience at our in-person events, and that includes providing a safe, clean and hygienic environment for our delegates. Some of the key areas we have implemented safe and hygienic measures include;

  • Limiting Venue Capacities to allow for Social Distancing
  • Health and Safety Protocols
  • Safe Food and Beverages and Food-handling
  • Sanitation Stations with Hand Sanitizer and Wet Wipes Dispensers
  • Sanitation and Disinfection of Common and High-Traffic Areas
  • Physical Distancing Measures Between Attendees
  • Social Distancing Room and Seating Configurations
  • Non-Contact Thermal Temperature Scanning

Hybrid Events: Attend In-Person or Online

DigiMarCon has always been industry leaders of the Hybrid Event experience for years (a hybrid event combines a "live" in-person event with a "virtual" online component), no one needs to miss out on attending our events. Each DigiMarCon Conference can be attended in-person (with a Main Conference, All Access or VIP Pass) or online (with a Virtual Pass) giving attendees a choice for the experience they want to have. Attending virtually by viewing a Live Stream or On Demand enables participation by people who might be unable to attend physically due to travel or time zone constraints or through a wish to reduce the carbon footprint of the event. If you would like to meet the speakers, network with fellow marketing professionals at refreshment breaks, luncheons and evening receptions, check out the latest Internet, Mobile, AdTech, MarTech and SaaS technologies providers exhibiting then it is highly recommended to attend DigiMarCon in-person. As the largest Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference series with events in 33 international cities worldwide, across 13 countries, there is bound to be a DigiMarCon Event near you to attend in-person if you can.

High-Profile Audience From Leading Brands

DigiMarCon Conference Series is the annual gathering of the most powerful brands and senior agency executives in your region. The Sharpest Minds And The Most Influential Decision Makers - Together for Two Days.

Who Attends Our Conferences
Brands • Agencies • Solution & Service Providers • Media Owners • Publishers • Entrepreneurs • Start-Ups • Investors • Government • Corporates • Institutes of Higher Learning