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Experian Marketing Services' 2014 Client Summit reinforces the need for authentic storytelling

New products and services unveiled, including the Experian Marketing Suite

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian Marketing Services, a global provider of integrated consumer insights, targeting, data quality and cross-channel marketing, gathered more than 1,000 top marketing executives from the world's leading brands for the 2014 Client Summit. The event reinforced the importance of storytelling for marketers and how brands need to deliver exceptional and authentic customer experiences.

U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team goalkeeper Tim Howard and Michael Strahan, co-host of LIVE with Kelly and Michael and Good Morning America, analyst for Fox NFL Sunday and pro football Hall of Famer, were among the speakers at Experian Marketing Services' 2014 Client Summit in Las Vegas July 23-25, 2014. Pictured left to right: Matt Seeley, president, North America, Experian Marketing Services; Tim Howard; Ashley Johnston, senior vice president of global marketing, Experian Marketing Services; Michael Strahan; Mike DeVico, group president, Experian Marketing Services

During the Client Summit, Experian Marketing Services unveiled several new capabilities that will help marketers drive customer acquisition, increase brand loyalty and improve marketing return on investment. The biggest highlight was the announcement of the Experian Marketing Suite, a cohesive, end-to-end marketing capability that enables brands to deliver authentic customer experiences every time, in any channel and via any device. A video of the live unveiling and demo of the Experian Marketing Suite at the Client Summit can be viewed here: http://ex.pn/V2tgas

The Experian Marketing Suite allows brands to accurately capture, link and enrich customer identities across channels while providing added intelligence to understand customer behaviors and preferences. Also included in the Marketing Suite is an Interactions Manager, which marketers can use to engage with their customers across channels an devices and then analyze and measure marketing performance.

"This year's Client Summit tapped into the heart of good marketing and provided our clients with a balance of inspiration, education and networking," said Ashley Johnston, senior vice president, global marketing at Experian Marketing Services. "Our star-studded lineup of keynotes and educational panels left attendees with tangible and progressive strategies for becoming even better marketers and storytellers."

The 2014 Client Summit was held at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nev. Sessions included a keynote address by Adam Savage, co-host of MythBusters, discussing the synchronicities of art and science and how they can make both creatives and technologists better storytellers; a storytellers panel featuring Grammy winner and hip hop icon Jermaine Dupri along with top marketing leaders from The Limited, ShoeDazzle and Red Envelope. The Summit also featured two intimate fireside chats — one with U.S. Men's National Soccer Team goalkeeper Tim Howard and one with Michael Strahan, co-host of LIVE with Kelly and Michael and Good Morning America, analyst for Fox NFL Sunday and pro football Hall of Famer. Comedy Central, GameStop and Zappos also were among the main stage client spotlight presentations, with marketing leaders from those brands providing specific and actionable examples of how they have raised the bar on customer experience, engagement and impactful storytelling.

A highly anticipated event each summer for marketers, Experian Marketing Services' Client Summit recently was recognized with a Stevie Award for Best Tradeshow/Conference at the American Business Awards. This year's event continued the tradition of excellence and was praised by attendees.

"Experian Marketing Services' Client Summit once again proved to be one of the year's 'don't miss' marketing events," said Don Steele, senior vice president, fan engagement, multiplatform marketing at Comedy Central. "I had a great time networking with colleagues and peers and hearing from some of the world's best storytellers. It was a fantastic time at a great venue, and I can't wait for next year."

More information on the Experian Marketing Suite can be viewed here: http://ex.pn/1shO4pY

About Experian Marketing Services
Experian Marketing Services is a global provider of integrated consumer insights and targeting, data quality and cross-channel marketing. We help organizations from around the world intelligently interact with today's dynamic, empowered and hyperconnected customers. By coordinating seamless interactions across all marketing channels, marketers are able to plan and execute superior brand experiences that deepen customer loyalty, strengthen brand advocacy and maximize profits. For more information, please visit http://ex.pn/1fSccNf.

About Experian
Experian® is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2014, was US$4.8 billion. Experian employs approximately 16,000 people in 39 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.

For more information, visit http://www.experianplc.com.

Experian and the Experian marks used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Experian Information Solutions, Inc. Other product and company names mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

Contact:
Suzanne Blackburn
Experian Marketing Services
1 212 863 4648
[email protected]

More than 1,000 marketing executives gathered at Experian Marketing Services' 2014 Client Summit: Storytellers in Las Vegas July 23-25, 2014. Pictured left to right: Darshan Gad, director, Direct Marketing, Hilton Worldwide; Ashley Johnston, senior vice president of global marketing, Experian Marketing Services; and Dave Beveridge, senior vice president, marketing, Shoe Dazzle
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