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BCAMA Announces 25th VISION Conference Lineup

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/19/14 -- It promises to be a marketing play date you don't want to miss. The BC chapter of the American Marketing Association (BCAMA) has today revealed the details of its 25th VISION Conference. The much-anticipated annual conference will be held on Wednesday, May 14 and will focus on the concept of PLAY. Playful keynotes include a chief troublemaker from Procter & Gamble and a native advertising genius from Songza.

The interactive event will explore how successful brands tap into the human instinct to play, and experts will bring discussions to life through real brand insights and case studies. Twenty-five industry leaders will take part in the all-day event, representing top brands including Red Bull, Cardinal Path, Herschel Supply, Steam Whistle and Shane Gibson. Attendees will also have the opportunity to take part in a roundtable series where there will be six rotations of 15 minutes covering up to 20 current marketing topics.

With an exhibitors' playground, new technology, innovation workshops and cocktails galore, it's an event you don't want to miss.

"This is an incredibly exciting time for marketers, so we want to reflect the opportunities we need to be embracing through a playful theme," says BCAMA President Sarah Finstad. "We decided to take a disruptive approach to the standard marketing conference to make it unexpected, entertaining and interactive. Within this kind of environment - where speakers push boundaries, give more tailored feedback and truly explore the future of our industry - attendees will really be able to see the value."

Event details

Date: Wednesday, May 14

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Rocky Mountaineer Station, 1755 Cottrell Street, Vancouver

Transportation: Free shuttle service to and from the venue and downtown

Keynotes:

--  Dustin Garis, Disruptive Innovator & Marketing Troublemaker, Procter &
    Gamble
--  Vanessa Thomas, Managing Director, Songza Canada

More playful experts to be announced soon! Nikolas Badminton, Principal at DesignCultureMind, will be VISION 2014's MC & Play Moderator.

Register today!

Visit www.bcama.com or call 604-564-1262.

About BCAMA

The BC chapter of the American Marketing Association (www.bcama.com) has been the province's leading marketing source since 1955. With over 400 members, the BCAMA is a non-profit association made possible by a dedicated team of volunteers including board members, committee members and sponsors. As one of the most highly regarded chapters in North America, the BCAMA was awarded with the prestigious international Chapter of the Year award in 1995, 1996, Chapter of Excellence in 1997, and special merits in 2004 and 2006.

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Contacts:
BCAMA
Clare Hamilton-Eddy
Director of Communications
604-837-7831
[email protected]
www.bcama.com

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