Condé Nast Entertainment’s Dawn Ostroff, #MeToo Founder Tarana Burke, HQ Trivia’s Scott Rogowksy, and Simon Doonan of Barneys New York to Headline 2018 PromaxBDA Conference

The 62nd annual meeting of the global entertainment marketing industry will bring the world’s most innovative marketers to New York June 11-14

New York – March 20, 2018 —Dawn Ostroff, president of Condé Nast Entertainment; Tarana Burke, co-founder of #MeToo Movement, and Senior Director, Girls for Gender Equality; Scott Rogowsky, comedian and host of HQ Trivia; and Simon Doonan, creative ambassador-at-large for Barneys New York, are among the headliners announced today for the 2018 PromaxBDA Conference.

They lead a lineup of newsmakers and industry leaders who will lend their expertise from June 11 - 14 at the New York Hilton in Midtown Manhattan. Additional keynote speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

PromaxBDA is the global association for the entertainment marketing industry, representing thousands of individuals working at the world’s leading media companies, agencies, and content providers. More than 2,400 marketers and creatives from the c-suite to entry level are expected at the conference for four days devoted to the innovators and brands driving real change in the entertainment industry and beyond.

“Our world, our work, and our industry are changing. At PromaxBDA, we believe these changes open up new opportunities for strong and innovative storytelling,” said Steve Kazanjian, president and CEO of PromaxBDA. “We look forward to showcasing real change makers, and celebrating the marketers and creatives rising to the challenges of an evolving industry.”

Confirmed speakers for the 2018 conference include:

  • Don Buckley, chief marketing officer, Showtime Networks, Inc.
  • Tarana Burke, co-founder of #MeToo Movement, and Senior Director, Girls for Gender Equality
  • Kelly Campbell, chief marketing officer, Hulu
  • Angela Courtin, global head of marketing, YouTube TV & Originals
  • Rebecca Daugherty, EVP, marketing, ABC Entertainment and ABC Studios
  • Simon Doonan, creative ambassador-at-large, Barneys New York
  • Alison Hoffman, chief marketing officer, Starz
  • Joanne Lipman, author, “That's What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together”
  • Dawn Ostroff, president, Condé Nast Entertainment
  • Lara Richardson, group EVP, marketing, Discovery, Inc.
  • Scott Rogowsky, comedian and host, HQ Trivia
  • Stefan Sagmeister, designer and co-founder, Sagmeister & Walsh
  • Harriet Seitler, chief marketing officer and EVP, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
  • Chris Spadaccini, EVP, Consumer Marketing, HBO

The four-day lineup of this year’s conference will eventually include around 115 speakers and more than 50 sessions.

For speaker bios and headshots, visit: http://promax.tv/press2018

Press Contact:
Chris Allieri
Mulberry & Astor
(646) 245-8937

Speakers and Booking Contact:
Laura Danford Mandel
(212) 960-8468

About PromaxBDA
PromaxBDA is the global association for the entertainment marketing industry, representing thousands of people who create, market, and distribute content in media. We foster community, creativity, and inspiration to drive bottom line results. PromaxBDA members create the biggest brands in entertainment, celebrate excellence, and support the next generation of industry talent. More: https://www.promaxbda.org

About PromaxBDA: The Conference 2018
The annual Conference brings together the top marketing and design teams from across the industry to explore new strategies, network, and showcase the greatest creative in entertainment marketing. The Conference will close on June 14 with the 2018 PromaxBDA Awards, the world’s premier prize for outstanding achievement in entertainment marketing and design.