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Progress Partners is a boutique investment firm based in Boston and New York City providing financial advisory services to companies in media, marketing, advertising, and software.

Oracle's The Data Summit - New York, NY

It's not about data; it’s what the data makes possible. You’ve already mastered the art of connecting with your audience, so now it’s time to talk about the capabilities our industry is just scratching the surface of: identity, people, convergence, and automation – all opening new possibilities in efficiency, effectiveness, simplicity, and creativity.

Oracle Data Cloud presents The Data Summit 2017, a unique event that brings together the brightest minds and most engaging stories to let you feel the pulse of the new possible.

MarTech - San Francisco, CA

The MarTech conference is programmed by conference chair Scott Brinker, who has been chronicling the rise of marketing technology and its impact on marketing strategy, management, and culture on his blog, chiefmartec.com, since 2008. He is the creator of the annual marketing technology landscape supergraphic, the industry reference for the evolving vendor categories of the field, and the author of the book Hacking Marketing, a guide to marketing management in a software-driven world.

MarTech is the international conference series for senior-level, hybrid professionals who are both marketing- and tech-savvy: marketing technologists, creative technologists, growth hackers, data scientists, and digital strategists.

The conference is a vendor-agnostic forum for understanding the breadth of marketing technologies and how organizations can effectively integrate them into their marketing strategy and operations.

MarTech is an inspiring, cross-pollinating experience that transcends the traditional boundaries between marketing and IT, and encourages creative collaboration across the organization.

BIA Kelsey Brands - New York, NY

National Brands. Local Marketing.

BIA/Kelsey BRANDS brought together the key constituents of brand-to-local marketing — CMOs, agency execs, franchise marketers, media companies, and adtech and martech companies — for a 360-degree examination of the trends, technologies and alliances required for brand-to-local success. Attendees are telling us that the event was exceptionally well designed, informative and offered tremendous networking opportunities.

BIA Kelsey Next - Boston, MA

BIA/Kelsey NEXT presents the industry’s most innovative speakers and BIA/Kelsey’s prominent analyst team focused on what the next 5 years looks like for local digital advertising & marketing. Join local’s top experts and leaders Dec. 5-7, 2016, in Boston, to see how media, agencies and tech innovators are helping marketers take their organizations into the future.

AdWeek - New York, NY

Advertising Week is the premier event for marketing, brand, advertising, and technology professionals. Now in 3 different major cities across the globe, New York, London and Tokyo each edition of Advertising Week presents endless opportunities to learn, network and liaise with the industry’s best.

Learn more about how to attend each edition of Advertising Week.

DRIVE - Las Vegas, NV

No suits. No long, boring state of the industry discussions. No pitches. This is a conference that empowers marketers to be marketers. Arms you for the road ahead. Gives you the knowledge and tools to own each step of the consumer lifecycle. And provides a little fun along the way.

SXSW - Austin, TX

SXSW dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries.

The SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for global professionals at every level to participate, learn, and network. Featuring a variety of tracks that allow attendees to explore what’s next in the worlds of entertainment, culture, and technology, SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.

NRF - New York, NY

NRF's Annual Convention & EXPO earned the nickname "Retail's BIG Show" years ago and because the name was so appropriate, it stuck. Today, Retail's BIG Show is NRF's flagship event held annually in New York City. The three day event offers unparalleled education, collegial networking with 33,000 of your newest friends, and an enormous EXPO Hall full of technologies and solutions. Even after more than a century - 106 years to be exact - Retail's BIG Show is still the only place where you can see and experience all things Retail because we're always adding new programs and updating others.

CES - Las Vegas, NV

The International CES (Consumer Electronics Show®) is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It's where business gets done: on the show floor, in and around our conference program, in impromptu connections and in planned meetings and special events.

For more about CES 2017, read about our experience here: http://bit.ly/2klkWjJ

Mobile World Congress (MWC) - Barcelona, Spain

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with almost 300 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Mobile World Congress Americas and the Mobile 360 Series conferences.

IAB - Palm Springs, CA

IAB Annual Leadership Meeting is a 3 day event being held from 24th January to the 26th January 2016 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, USA. This event showcases products like The IAB Annual Leadership Meeting is the central thought leadership venue for senior voices across the marketing and advertising ecosystem. Each year digital pioneers gather at the always-sold-out event to advance the interests of our industry through powerful debate and discussion, exclusive networking, and high-level insights.

DMEXCO - Cologne, Germany

DMEXCO is the global business and innovation platform of the digital economy. It enables visitors to experience disruptive trends and defines the business potential of tomorrow. This is the meeting place for makers and shakers, visionaries, marketing and media professionals, techies, and creative thinkers. DMEXCO combines the leading trade fair for digital marketing with an extraordinary conference - and it's the sector's top event of the year.

Hubspot's INBOUND - Boston, MA

Thousands of marketing and sales professionals from almost every industry imaginable and from all corners of the globe will be inbound to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. In 2015, HubSpot had 14,000+ attendees from all around the world and this year they are excited that it will be bigger than ever.

You might want to consider attending and learning from inspiring keynotes, innovative talks, educational breakouts, hands-on lessons, and tons of networking, and learn how leveraging an INBOUND experience, and especially content, can be truly remarkable for your business. Past keynote speakers included Arianna Huffington, Seth Godin, Nate Silver, and Scott Harrison.

Ad:tech NYC - New York, NY

Ad:tech is the original industry authority for marketing and media technology, where marketing, technology and media communities assemble to share new ways of thinking, build strong partnerships, and define new strategies to compete in an ever-changing marketplace.

Several annual events around the world deliver immersive education through keynote speakers, timely topic-driven panels and hands-on workshops as well as showcase the latest products and solutions to help deepen understanding and create new ideas that will drive innovation. Attendees leave ad:tech inspired by what’s new and what’s next, armed with the tools and techniques they need to shift and re-imagine their own businesses.

Advanced Advertising - New York, NY

Advanced Advertising brings together the industry’s most innovative thought leaders for a day of dynamic content and connections that will explore the impact of data and automation in TV advertising. Join the senior execs who are driving success as they team up with buyers, sellers, and tech providers to share their expertise and experience, offering access and insight into how this emerging trend is building one-on-one relationships with viewers and driving TV’s key revenue streams.

MIPCOM - Cannes, France

MIPCOM gathers the world’s most influential industry players for four days of meetings, screenings and conferences. Discover and screen the latest blockbuster programming and find new partners at the year’s most anticipated global market for entertainment content across all platforms.

Cannes Lions - Cannes, France

Founded in 1954, Cannes Lions is an eight-day program of creative inspiration, celebration, education and networking. Over 15,000 delegates from around 100 countries attend the Festival, making it the only truly global meeting-place for branded communications professionals to connect, share and discover.

The most coveted creative accolades, The Lions, are also judged and presented at the Festival. Over 40,000 submissions from 23 categories are put through rigorous, impartial assessment by respected industry representatives, showcased in onsite exhibitions and screenings before being awarded during a number of ceremonies.

Recognizing and catering to specializations within the industry, part of the Festival content and associated categories are also channeled into streams.

IBC - Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The IBC Conference is an unrivalled global destination for discussion and debate about the many different challenges facing the electronic media and entertainment industry, both in its sessions and in the range of networking opportunities it affords. This years theme was Transformation in the Digital Era: Leadership, Strategy and Creativity in Media and Entertainment

Ad:tech - London, England

AS AN INDUSTRY, WE NEED TO DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY. THE EXPLOSION OF NEW TECH, UNPRECEDENTED DISRUPTION OF TRADITIONAL MARKETING MODELS AND A CULTURAL REVOLUTION IN THE WAY PEOPLE BEHAVE FORCES A RE-THINK ACROSS THE VALUE CHAIN.

Bringing an invited audience of 1000 protagonists, the ad:tech Performance & Innovation conference is here to help you solve challenges, discover innovation and meet the disruptors. The conferences mix the inspirational and the practical, giving you the forum to discover tomorrow’s next big idea and enhance the performance of your marketing today.

So whether you’re interested in the latest trends and innovations across performance media buying, AI, new tech, display, mobile, data science, lead generation, search, attribution, content, data or cognitive marketing, you hear how industry trendsetters are setting the industry agenda.

Throw in a 3:1 ratio of buyers to suppliers, revealing insight from top global brands and the chance to dance the night away with decision makers, and you have all the ingredients required to crack innovation equation.

TV Connect - London, England

TV Connect London 2017 will equip you to navigate the new digital media supply chain and centre your strategy around customer experience in today's audience based TV world.

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