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A.T. Kearney is a global team of innovative, insightful and collaborative experts who deliver creative, meaningful and, above all, sustainable results.
Acceleration has 12 years of technical expertise in designing and delivering digital marketing solutions that provide quick improvements plus long-term ROI. The company architects digital marketing and publisher ad solutions, implements and integrates optimal technologies, and orchestrates efficient operational delivery to keep companies up to speed with multi-channel consumer engagement and ahead of the competition. Acceleration has a breadth of prominent technology vendor partnerships across analytics, mobile, social, email, and advertising systems, as well as an extensive client base featuring many of the world's largest digital marketers and publishers. Acceleration has experts located on four continents with local and global capabilities to deliver proactive digital solutions. Learn more at www.acceleration.biz.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 181,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$21.58 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2009.
Access TCA helps clients capitalize on the immense opportunity of event marketing through global program management, exhibit and event production, meetings and event management, creative and technical production, and a proprietary return-on-investment model called Outcome Communications. Learn more at www.accesstca.com.
Ace Metrix™ is the leader in applying technology to the challenge of evaluating creative advertising. Our solutions help companies measure and improve the effectiveness of video advertising, directly improving their bottom line.
At the heart of the Ace Metrix vision is the company's Creative Lifecycle Management™ concept which provides customers with the insight and tools they need to optimize their advertising campaigns from the inception of an idea through to its delivery to consumers - significantly improving the measurability and actionability of their creative.
Ad-ology Research provides advertising research and compelling insights for agencies, product marketers and media companies. The Media Influence on Consumer Choice survey is conducted quarterly with a national consumer panel to study on- and off-line media influence on their purchasing decisions. Ad-ology Industry Intelligence Reports provides an instant compilation of key marketing trend analysis, secondary research, demographics and spending patterns for over 375 industries - available online for immediate purchase and download. Currently used by 80 advertising agencies and product marketing departments, as well as more than 2,000 media properties across the United States, Ad-ology Research is a division of Sales Development Services (SDS), Inc.
Adobe's content authoring solutions lead the industry, enabling our customers to more effectively produce, distribute, and monetize digital content. Adobe delivers the most innovative solutions for optimizing marketing campaigns and maximizing return on every marketing dollar.
Amdocsis the market leader in customer experience systems innovation, enabling world-leading service providers to deliver an integrated, innovative and intentional customer experience™ at every point of service. Amdocs provides solutions that deliver customer experience excellence, combining the software, services and expertise to help its customers execute their strategies and achieve service, operational and financial excellence. A global company with revenue of $3.16 billion in fiscal 2008, Amdocs has more than 17,000 employees and serves customers in more than 50 countries around the world.
Aquent is the world's largest marketing staffing firm. For twenty years we've been the leader in helping marketing organizations find the people they need, on a freelance and direct hire basis, and in helping marketing professionals find the rewarding assignments they want. We represent talent in virtually every marketing discipline, from brand managers to copywriters, from data analysts to web designers. In addition, Aquent offers marketing organizations a wide range of services including consulting, studio solutions, project management, and translation/localization.
Balihoo is the premier provider of local marketing automation technology and services to national brands with local marketing needs. Balihoo enables enterprise-class marketing at the local level and gives national brands full visibility into all local marketing activities and results. Providing a combination of web-based software and services, Balihoo enables national brands to dramatically reduce marketing expenses and immediately increase local sales revenue. For local affiliates, Balihoo takes the complexity out of local marketing—making it easy to quickly implement an expert, integrated marketing strategy that is consistent with the national brand.
BearingPoint provides management and technology consulting services in various parts of the world. BearingPoint's history reaches back more than 100 years to Peat Marwick. After completing an initial public offering in 2001, the company changed its name from KPMG Consulting to BearingPoint in 2002.
Boston Consulting Group
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy. They partner with clients in all sectors and regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their businesses. A customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that their clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with 66 offices in 38 countries. For more information, please visit www.bcg.com.
Box.net, Inc. provides online file storage, sharing, and collaboration services to registered users in the United States and internationally. It offers file sharing, mobile access, and document editing services to businesses, schools, and other organizations. Box.net, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in Palo Alto, California.
BrandMuscle provides end-to-end technology-based marketing solutions, expert client services and ongoing support to enable corporate clients with distributed advertising needs the ability to customize and distribute brand and legal compliant advertising for virtually every media type at the local level. Its specialties include Marketing Services Technology, Brand Management, Marketing Asset Management, Ad Customization, Local Media and Distributed Advertising.
BusinessWeek is a global source of essential business insight that inspires leaders to turn ideas into action. Through content, context, and collaboration, BusinessWeek moderates global conversations and moves business professionals forward. Founded in 1929 and published by the McGraw-Hill Companies, BusinessWeek magazine is the market leader, with more than 4.7 million readers each week in 140 countries. Local language editions include Chinese, Thai, and Bahasa Indonesian. Launched in 1994, BusinessWeek.com is the preeminent provider of daily, essential business news, information, and services to business decision-makers.
Classic Exhibits Inc. designs portable, modular, and custom-hybrid exhibit solutions. Our solutions are represented by more than 200 independent distributors who share our vision of shared knowledge, shared success, and shared responsibility. Since 1993, Classic Exhibits has focused on exhibit, event, and retail design through its four divisions/partners. Exhibits Northwest, with offices in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington, offers consultative services for trade show exhibitors. Eco-Systems Sustainable Exhibits supplies eco-friendly displays, Classic Rentals manages a comprehensive rental program for distributors, and ClassicMODUL Aluminum Extrusions sells wholesale engineered aluminum extrusions to the exhibit and retail trade. For more information, visit www.classicexhibits.com, www.ecosystemsdisplays.com, and www.classicmodul.com.
Clickatell is a world leading communication provider specializing in bulk messaging services and SMS gateway connectivity.
CMP Technology - UBM
CMP Technology is a marketing solutions company serving the technology industry. Through its market-leading portfolio of trusted information brands, CMP has earned the confidence of more technology professionals than any other media company. As a result, CMP is the premier provider of access, insight and actionable programs designed to connect sellers and buyers in ways that yield superior return on investment. CMP Technology is a subsidiary of United Business Media, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $3 billion.
Cognos business intelligence and financial performance management software is used by more than 23,000 leading companies and organizations around the world. IBM Cognos software and services can help you deliver your information on demand.
CSC - Computer Sciences Corporation
Computer Sciences Corporation is a leading technology (IT) services company. CSC's mission is to be a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services.
With approximately 91,000 employees, CSC provides innovative solutions for customers around the world by applying leading technologies and CSC's own advanced capabilities. These include systems design and integration; IT and business process outsourcing; applications software development; Web and application hosting; and management consulting.
At Czarnowski, we love what we do. Since 1947, companies of all sizes and industries have counted on us to be their trusted exhibit marketing partner. Through a network of U.S.-based and international offices, we provide program management, creative, and execution services. We strive to continually improve our processes and increase the sustainability of our products and operations. We never forget that our success is a result of putting our customers first and delivering exceptional results on the trade show floor and beyond—every day. Learn more at www.czarnowski.com.
D&B - Dun and Bradstreet
Dun & Bradstreet is the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence® for 171 years. D&B's global commercial database contains more than 215 million business records. The database is enhanced by D&B's proprietary DUNSRight® Quality Process, which provides our customers with quality business information. This quality information is the foundation of our global solutions that customers rely on to make critical business decisions.
D&B provides solution sets that meet a diverse set of customer needs globally. Customers use D&B Risk Management Solutions™ to mitigate credit and supplier risk, increase cash flow and drive increased profitability; D&B Sales & Marketing Solutions™ to increase revenue from new and existing customers; and D&B Internet Solutions™ to convert prospects into clients faster by enabling business professionals to research companies, executives and industries, over the web.
Deloitte's Sales and Marketing Effectiveness practice combines strategic and operational capabilities to develop executable strategies that produce sustainable performance improvements across the breadth of customer-facing activities. The Sales and Marketing Effectiveness practice has successfully assisted numerous clients in improving the effectiveness of their Marketing function and providing advisory services in the areas of Sales and Marketing Alignment, Sales Compensation, Channel Management, Customer Experience, Strategy and Segmentation, Marketing ROI and Resource Allocation, Trade Promotion Management, Emerging Marketing Models, Spend Effectiveness and Compliance, and Customer Data Integration. Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, a Swiss Verein, its member firms, and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is an organization of member firms around the world devoted to excellence in providing professional services and advice, focused on client service through a global strategy executed locally in over 140 countries. With access to the deep intellectual capital of approximately 150,000 people worldwide, Deloitte delivers services in four professional areas—audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services—and serves more than 80 percent of the world’s largest companies, as well as large national enterprises, public institutions, locally important clients, and successful, fast-growing global companies. Services are not provided by the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Verein, and, for regulatory and other reasons, certain member firms do not provide services in all four professional areas.
Measureable results are easy to promise, but much harder to deliver. At Derse, we prove it. We’re a complete face-to-face experiential marketing, design and fabrication company focused on delivering meaningful results for our clients' program investments. Driven by accountability, we help you:
• Develop smarter face-to-face marketing strategies that align with your business goals
• Immerse your audience with experiential engagements
• Measure and document the value of your face-to-face investment, drawing out critical insights and actionable recommendations
Derse is currently ranked fourthin the nation in event marketing by Advertising Age magazine and was the first in its industry to receive Silver-level LEED certification for its national headquarters. For more information, visit www.derse.com or follow us on Twitter (@DerseSocial).
Domo is a cloud-based executive management platform designed to transform the way business is managed and help drive value from the tens of billions of dollars spent on traditional enterprise systems. With a maniacal focus on the user experience and getting the right business data into the hands of the business user, Domo solves universal pain points felt by CEOs, other managers and IT organizations for whom access to relevant data is often too cumbersome, too complex and too slow.
Dow Jones Corporate and Media Solutions combines the world's most trusted content with advanced technologies to create solutions for marketing and communications professionals. Our job-specific solutions help you make better decisions faster by delivering the world's most authoritative collection of news and business information pushed to the right place, in the right format, at the right time. The Factiva Insight range of solutions from Dow Jones combines proven research methodologies and advanced text-mining and visualization tools to help link results to campaigns and corporate objectives. www.dowjones.com
e-Rewards, Inc., based in Dallas, TX, is the largest "by-invitation-only" online research panel provider, serving over 750 research firms. With millions of panelists, the e-Rewards opinion panels provide research firms with quality respondents - enabling them to interact with real consumers and business decision-makers. Launched in 1999, e-Rewards was named in 2007 and 2008 by Inc. magazine as one of America's fastest growing companies. Recognized in 2008 by the Society of HR Management and the Great Place to Work Institute as one of the 25 Best Medium Sized Companies to work for in America, e-Rewards employs over 350 professionals located in Dallas, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Seattle.
Kodak is the world's foremost imaging innovator, providing leading products and services to the photographic and graphic communications markets. With sales of $10.3 billion in 2007, the company is committed to a digitally oriented growth strategy focused on helping people better use meaningful images and information in their life and work. Kodak's offers Enterprise Marketing Solutions a powerful workflow solution for marketing organizations to maximize efficiency, supply chain and information sharing within and across their enterprise.
Edgell Knowledge Network
Edgell Knowledge Network (www.eknresearch.com) is a research and content service that was built based on feedback and advice from retail executives. Part of the Edgell Communications family, Edgell Knowledge Network (EKN) is a subscription-based portal that provides retailers with access to the site's powerful decision-support and data analysis tools, allowing them to leverage EKN's industry-leading database of original research, user-generated vendor indexes and market trends. EKN also lets members share insights and real-world experiences through ongoing peer forums, both virtual and in person.
Exhibit & Event Marketers Association
The Exhibit & Event Marketers Association (E2MA) is the premier thought leader and content development organization for corporate marketers and their suppliers in the face-to-face marketing medium. Driven to benchmark and promote the business value of trade shows and events, the E2MA evaluates and identifies best practices, new tools, new technologies and new techniques that enable marketers to optimize their event marketing programs. The E2MA is the tradeshow industry's newest association formed by the combining of the Tradeshow Exhibitor's Association (TSEA) and the Exhibitor Appointed Contractors Association (EACA).
The new association is comprised of more than 500 member companies representing more than 17,500 full-time trade show professionals and more than 45,000 part-time trade show workers.
The association is headquartered in Bend, Oregon.
Exhibit Surveys, Inc., pioneered the field of exhibition and event research more than 45 years ago. Since 1963, Exhibit Surveys has established metrics that have become industry standards and developed unique diagnostic tools to provide guidance and sound recommendations to exhibitors, corporate event producers, associations and for-profit trade show organizers, CVBs and convention facilities and suppliers to the events marketing industry. Our research staff, located in Red Bank, New Jersey, has conducted primary research for more than 5,000 exhibitions and events, and in excess of 10,000 exhibits. Our clients include many Fortune 500 companies. Additionally, we have conducted research and measurement globally on six continents.
Exhibit Surveys continues to be the leader and innovator in the field, with a complete range of measurement and research services to fit the evolving needs clients of all sizes over a broad spectrum of industries. We also maintain the most comprehensive database of audience profile and exhibit performance statistics. Learn more at http://www.exhibitsurveys.com.
Experian is a global leader in providing value-added information solutions to organizations and consumers. Experian provides information, analytics, decision-making solutions and processing services. Using its comprehensive understanding of individuals, markets and economies, it helps organizations to find, develop and manage customer relationships to make their businesses more profitable. Experian promotes greater financial health and opportunity among consumers by enabling them to understand, manage and protect their personal information.
Ranked among the world's fastest growing technology companies, Exstream Software, a subsidiary of HP, provides enterprise software solutions for businesses around the world to streamline document creation processes and produce more effective, relevant communications of all types for delivery through print/mail and online channels. Customers in many industries benefit by getting communications to market as much as 85 percent faster, reducing document production costs up to 80 percent, and as much as tripling customer response. Visit Exstream at www.exstream.com, or contact us at +1 859-296-0600 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Factiva, a Dow Jones & Reuters Company, provides essential business news and information together with the content delivery tools and services that enable professionals to make better decisions faster. Factiva's unrivalled collection of more than 9,000 authoritative sources includes the exclusive combination of The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Dow Jones and Reuters newswires and the Associated Press, as well as Reuters Fundamentals, D&B, and Bureau van Dijk company profiles. Factiva's innovative, XML-based and Web services-enabled technology platform provides access to this rich content collection via Factiva's role-specific products or through customized enterprise, group or personal solutions. Executives, information professionals, marketers, salespeople, and other professionals can easily monitor and understand the latest news, market trends, and business challenges relevant to them - directly from the Microsoft Office and job-specific applications they use every day.
Forum to Advance the Mobile Experience
The Forum to Advance the Mobile Experience™ (FAME) is a member advocacy group and strategic authority leadership initiative to accelerate marketing programs and research around advancing the wireless user experience. Formed by the CMO Council, FAME promotes the adoption of wireless applications in the best interests of industry players. FAME brings together influential senior marketing leaders from top mobile technology companies that will join in the pursuit of innovations and best practices tailored towards the advancement of end user wireless applications.
FunMobility is a mobile industry pioneer defining the art and science of mobile engagement. The company has over 10 years of experience building hundreds of successful mobile social applications for carriers and brands that have touched millions of users and generated billions of interactions. FunMobility customers include some of the world’s biggest companies, such as Verizon®, AT&T®, Disney®, Universal Music Group®, MTV®, Little League® Baseball, and Chiquita Brands® . The foundation of the company's offerings is the recently launched AppWidget Platform - a mobile relationship management (MRM) suite that enables any business to effectively build ongoing relationships with an audience by delivering engaging mobile experiences. AppWidgets™ are cloud-based, HTML5 plug-ins that provide the power to send rich media and promotions via standard push alerts, segment and target users, analyze results, and optimize the user engagement loop, all in real-time. FunMobility is headquartered in Pleasanton, California with offices in San Francisco, California and Baltimore, Maryland. Follow FunMobility on www.Twitter.com/FunMobility, www.Facebook.com/FunMobility, or visit www.funmobility.com or www.appwidgetplatform.com to learn more about the company and products.
FutureShow is a simpler way to create trade shows and conferences. It includes everything you need, from signage and sponsor spaces to staging, registration tables and walls for hotel and conference venues—all in one simple package and for one simple price. Forget what you know about expensive conferences and tradeshow hardware and graphics. Set up a free Revenue Roadmap consultation today. Learn more at http://futureshow.net/index.html.
George P. Johnson
GPJ is a global experience marketing agency creating great ideas and bringing them to life through integrated experiential programs that leverage online, mobile and physical experiences. Our clients rely on us to compete globally by creating and accelerating relationships with their customers, employees, partners, media and other influencers.
• Ad Age ranked #1 Experience Marketing Agency
• Promo 100 ranked #1 Experience Marketing Agency
GPJ is part of Project: WorldWide, the leading global independent engagement marketing solutions network. Learn more at www.gpj.com.
GMC Software Technology
GMC Software Technology helps businesses implement high impact, personalized communications programs that increase customer satisfaction and loyalty, drive new customer acquisition, improve productivity and cut costs. Our award-winning PrintNet software is an easy to implement, end-to-end solution that provides full data integration and processing, design and composition, collaboration and approval, distributed output management and process automation for highly targeted print and electronic communications. GMC offers exceptionally reliable technologies and services based on worldwide ISO 9001:2000 certification and CMMI development methodology. We serve thousands of users worldwide, and many of our customers are producing in excess of 100 million personalized documents per month — including direct mail, statements, bills, policies, catalogs, correspondence and transpromo materials. www.gmc.net
GMI (Global Market Insite, Inc.)
GMI (Global Market Insite, Inc.) offers an integrated platform of powerful online market research tools that serve both market research firms and corporate market research and marketing departments. Their Enterprise Research Management (ERM) solutions create a single repository of past and present research studies, designed to enhance productivity, cut costs, and reduce repetitive tasks, allowing enterprises' investment in market research to focus on the business insights, not the process. With offices located on six continents, GMI serves numerous Fortune 1000 companies and 21 of the top 25 global market research firms. GMI provides integrated software for market intelligence, global panels that reach 5.5 million double opted-in consumers in 200 countries and territories, and a cost-effective, offshore service bureau that operates 24x7x365 and offers the most efficient approach to market intelligence and enterprise research management.
Group Delphi is a design and production company dedicated to helping you compete in today’s changing markets. When you choose Group Delphi to create experiences, environments, and digital content for your trade show, event, museum, or retail installation, you can expect insanely good service.
This commitment drives everything we do and is based on the principles of innovation, creativity, and passion.
- As innovators pursuing new ideas and technologies, we deliver solutions that you hadn’t imagined possible.
- Creativity is so much more than design. It infuses everything we do. It drives value. It is the way we think and approach every project at every level of our company.
- We are passionate about the quality of work we deliver, and we invite you to share our enthusiasm.
With offices in San Francisco, California, Ft. Wayne, Indiana, and Paris, France, and with more than 60 years of experience, we are committed to our clients and to the industry.
Health Convention & Exhibitors Association
The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association (HCEA) is the only organization solely dedicated to improving the effectiveness and quality of all healthcare conventions and congresses, medical meetings and healthcare exhibit marketing throughout the industry. Learn more at http://www.hcea.org/default.asp.
HP helps the world's communications service providers (CSPs) transform the way they do business -- and grow in a fast-changing market. CSPs must meet the huge demand for new, personalized services -- while they build high speed networks and streamline internal operations. Facing competition from over-the-top rivals, CSPs must develop new business models and new revenue streams that leverage their core assets, the network and customer information.
HP is unmatched in its ability to help CSPs drive transformation: 30+ years of telecom experience, global IT leadership, expertise in entertainment, and leadership in consumer devices.
HP offers an end-to-end portfolio: core telecom network infrastructure, convergent IT and telecom solutions, software portfolios for OSS and BSS, service delivery platforms, subscriber data management, cloud service enablement, professional services including business consulting, integration, and managed services/outsourcing; joint go-to-market programs; carrier-grade servers; storage; and wireless printers and notebooks.
IBM is a global technology and innovation company headquartered in Armonk, NY. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with approximately 427,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, IBM helps clients become "smarter" as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected. This includes working with organizations and governments tobuild systems that improve traffic congestion, availability of clean water, and the health and safety of populations. For more information visit www.ibm.com
InfoPrint Solutions Company
InfoPrint Solutions Company (InfoPrint) is a leading provider of Precision Marketing Services which is dedicated to delivering the right message, to the right person, at the right time.
This data-driven marketing approach produces highly targeted and relevant customer communication resulting in improved ROI.
InfoPrint works with the world’s leading brands in retail, financial services, insurance, banking, travel and hospitality industries. Precision Marketing Services provided include customer strategy, retention data analytics, campaign design and delivery, and campaign measurement services.
The company was created in 2007 through a joint venture between Ricoh and IBM’s Printing Systems Division. On July 1, 2010, Infoprint evolved into a fully owned subsidiary of Ricoh and a strategic member of the Ricoh Family Group. Today, InfoPrint is a global company that currently has more than 2,500 employees working across many countries. Its worldwide headquarters are located in Boulder, Colorado.
Infosys defines, designs and delivers technology-enabled business solutions that help Global 2000 companies win in a Flat World. Infosys also provides a complete range of services by leveraging our domain and business expertise and strategic alliances with leading technology providers. Infosys service offerings span business and technology consulting, application services, systems integration, product engineering, custom software development, maintenance, re-engineering, independent testing and validation services, IT infrastructure services and business process outsourcing.
Interwoven (NASDAQ: IWOV) is a global leader in content management solutions. Interwoven's software and services enable organizations to maximize online business performance and organize, find, and govern business content. Interwoven solutions unlock the value of content by delivering the right content to the right person in the right context at the right time. More than 4,200 of the world's leading companies, professional services firms, and governments have chosen Interwoven, including adidas, Airbus, Avaya, BT, Cisco, Citi, Delta Air Lines, DLA Piper, FedEx, Grant Thornton, Hilton Hotels, Hong Kong Trade and Development Council, HSBC, LexisNexis, MasterCard, Microsoft, Samsung, Shell, Qantas Airways, Tesco, Virgin Mobile, and White & Case. A community of over 20,000 developers and over 300 partners enrich and extend Interwoven's offerings. To learn more about Interwoven, please visit www.interwoven.com.
Island Data Corporation
Island Data Corporation, is the innovator in on-demand software tools for real-time business performance measurement. The Company’s core competency is helping global enterprises listen to and better understand their customers’ needs through True Customer Insights™. The Company’s Insight RT™ turnkey system delivers highly relevant business intelligence that raises the level of customer communication from the help desk to the executive suite. Using Insight RT’s True Customer Insights, CMOs, CEOs and their profit center operating managers can track key performance indicators and optimize the customer experience at every touch point. Internet industry leaders eHarmony, Microsoft, ProFlowers, and Yahoo have deployed Insight RT to support continuous improvement of their product management/quality, market/online presence, brand loyalty, customer retention, and customer service/satisfaction programs. As a result, these companies report making superior business decisions and significantly increasing their marketing ROI.
Jigsaw is a leading provider of business information and data services that uniquely leverages user-generated content contributed by its global business-to-business community of 600,000 members. Today, the Jigsaw community and more than 600 enterprises use the Jigsaw directory to access information for ten million business contacts and 1.5 million companies. Jigsaw delivers low-cost and easy access to high-value business information that can be used to identify key decision makers and people for purposes such as sales, marketing, recruiting and customer service. Founded in 2004, Jigsaw is located in San Mateo, Calif. and is funded by Austin Ventures, El Dorado Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners.
Leverage Software is the innovator and architect of Active Relationship Network (ARN) marketing. Its powerful, hosted solutions give companies the ability to accelerate sales cycles, optimize customer value and loyalty, and retain and grow accounts. Using its proprietary Relationship Intelligence engine and application suite, marketers are able to bring new levels of intimacy, visibility and control within its customer, prospect and referral networks.
We help great companies build brand nations for their most engaged customers. With Lithium, clients such as Best Buy, AT&T, Research In Motion Limited (RIM), Univision, and PayPal turn their customers' passion into marketing, product development, sales, and customer service assets. For more information, visit http://www.lithium.com, or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and our own nation – the Lithosphere. Lithium is privately held with headquarters in Emeryville, California.
MarketBridge works with leading global corporations to improve their go-to-market strategies, processes, and performance results. The firm provides a combination of professional services, technology-based analytic tools, and business process outsourcing (BPO) to grow top-line revenues and improve the productivity and yield of client's sales and marketing spending. www.market-bridge.com
Marketo provides affordable, easy-to-use marketing automation software that helps B2B marketing professionals drive revenue and improve marketing accountability. Marketo's solutions automate the lead generation and lead nurturing processes, allowing marketing to generate more sales-ready opportunities, while integrated analytics bring accountability and respect to the CMO and help turn marketing from a cost center into a revenue-generating part of the company. Marketo's products are easy to use and easy to buy from existing budgets because they don't require annual contracts or up-front fees. Delivered as an on-demand marketing service, customers can be running Marketo in less than five minutes, with no IT support. The company's blog, Modern B2B Marketing (http://blog.marketo.com), explores best practices in business marketing, ranging from pay-per-click management to lead nurturing to marketing accountability. Marketo is headquartered at 1710 S. Amphlett Blvd. #340, San Mateo, Calif., 94402
The only fully integrated North America-based global newswire, Marketwire Inc. is a full-service partner to IR, PR, and MarCom professionals seeking premier distribution, media management, multimedia and monitoring solutions. Marketwire's customer-centric corporate philosophy focuses on being the best by infusing every aspect of its business with the following core attributes: precision, adaptability, innovation, and simplicity. Marketwire delivers its clients' news to the world's media and financial communities. With a reputation for technological leadership, Marketwire offers innovative products and services -- including Social Media, Search Engine Optimization, Dashboard Mobile Financial, News Dashboard coverage reports, exclusive access to networks such as the Canadian Press Wire Network, Easy IR and Easy PR workflow solutions, and more -- that help communication professionals maximize their effectiveness while ensuring accuracy and best practices. Having merged companies (Market Wire and CCNMatthews) in April 2006, and enjoying a combined history of 25-years of service, Marketwire is now majority-owned by OMERS Capital Partners, the private equity arm of one of Canada's largest pension funds.
MarkMonitor is the only company offering comprehensive, end-to-end solutions that enable an enterprise to both establish and defend their brands against multiple online risks. As the leading global provider of brand protection for the enterprise, MarkMonitor offers solutions that safeguard brands, reputations and revenues from ever-evolving online risks. The company's exclusive access to data, combined with its real-time prevention, detection and response capabilities, provides a more secure Internet for enterprises as well as their customers. www.markmonitor.com
MC2 is in the face-to-face marketing business. We plan, design, build, and develop strategies for exhibits, events, and meetings, in addition to corporate environments and permanent installations for a wide variety of businesses. With our strategic experience and hands-on capabilities, we become an extension of your marketing department. We are a full-service company, so clients can use as many or as few of our services as needed. Our Ecoflex™ Exhibit Program offers end-to-end exhibit services for a fixed price and a green alternative to custom exhibit rentals. We have a network of 11 U.S. locations and alliances around the world, and MC2's list of clients represents some of the world's best brands. Learn more at www.mc-2.com.
McKinsey & Company
McKinsey & Company is a management consulting firm whose mission is to help leaders make distinctive, lasting, and substantial improvements in performance, and constantly build a great firm that attracts, develops, excites, and retains exceptional people.
The world's #1 software company provides a variety of products and services, including its Windows operating systems and Office software suite. Microsoft has expanded into markets such as video game consoles, CRM applications, server and storage software, and digital music players. The company is also building a presence in markets such as online advertising, mobile devices, and enterprise software.
Since 1999, MindFireInc has been the leader in helping marketers link the impact-power of direct mail and other off-line media with the interactive capabilities of the Internet. MindFireInc’s flagship product, LookWho’sClicking®, is a web-based application suite that automates the creation, management, and tracking of Personalized URLs and VIP Landing Pages. The Company delivers LookWho’sClicking through its expanding network of Solution Partners, which are typically print service providers, agencies and consultants. With offices in California and Asia-Pacific, MindFireInc is a privately held company led by a seasoned management team with proven industry success. For more information please visit www.mindfireinc.com.
NetLine Corporation is a premier provider of lead-generation and online marketing services for advertisers, marketers, and publishers, specializing in delivering high-quality leads and maximizing the results of customer interactions. NetLine goes beyond conventional online advertising and e-mail. Through NetLine’s Lead Source, Sub Source, Email Marketing Services, and Enterprise Marketing Management Solutions, NetLine enables highly effective marketing programs throughout the customer acquisition and relationship lifecycle. www.netline.com
Nth Degree is a global event marketing and management company that helps clients design and execute successful trade show and event programs worldwide. The company offers labor, event, and trade show management and marketing services worldwide to more than 1,100 clients including 43 Fortune 100 companies. Nth Degree executes 7,500 projects each year and has 21 North American offices, as well as offices in England, Germany, and China. The company is known for its long-term relationships with 181 clients that have been loyal Nth Degree customers for more than 20 years and being a desirable employer, with more than 34 percent of employees having a tenure of 15 years or more. Additional information is available at www.nthdegree.com.
Nuvista provides audio-visual and labor (I&D) services to the trade show and event industries. Our philosophy reaches beyond exceptional service. We take a holistic approach to your program by offering complete management of all of your on-site vendors. Our leadership within the E2MA Advocacy Committee puts us in a unique position that has translated into significant savings for our clients.
ROI has always been difficult to measure at trade shows and events for numerous reasons. One of the main issues with measurement is the fact that you do not know what you will be spending prior to making the decision to participate. Unfortunately, the trade show and event industry developed a reputation for unpredictable and inflated pricing. Exhibitors deserve to know what they are going to spend prior to making a decision and, more importantly, they need to be charged fair market value. Learn more about how Nuvista can assist with your event at www.nuvistaonline.com.
NVISION is a leading Marketing Supply Chain Specialist. NVISION works with companies to simplify and organize tangled web of agencies, vendors and distributors – creating a customized Marketing Supply Chain Solution. Over the past five years, NVISION has saved over $42,000,000, an average of 17% in Marketing Supply Chain costs, for leading fortune 500 corporations
Openet is the most innovative provider of Subscriber Optimization Software (SOS) to tier one communications and media service providers. To succeed, today’s operators must know their subscribers, deploy innovative business models and control the allocation of network resources. Openet's offerings are engineered to attract subscribers and provide an optimal experience, minimize the cost to serve them and maximize revenue—making the most of every subscriber. With customers across the globe, Openet is meeting the needs of operators worldwide such as Vodafone, Orange, AT&T and Verizon.
Oracle Corporation (Nasdaq: ORCL) is the world's leader in CRM with 5,000 CRM customers, 4.6 Million CRM users and 125 million self-service users. Our customers rely on Oracle customer relationship management, business intelligence, and customer data integration solutions to deliver dramatic improvements in identifying, acquiring, retaining, and serving their customers. These solutions are the product of more than $2 billion in direct and partner investment and reflect over 11 years of CRM industry leadership. Oracle's CRM products include Siebel, Siebel CRM On Demand, Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft and Oracle Contact Center Anywhere. With an unmatched range of products, industry expertise, and deployment options, Oracle is the right choice for CRM.
Oracle is the leader in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), unifying Performance Management and Business Intelligence (BI), supporting a broad range of strategic, financial and operational management processes. Oracle provides a complete and integrated system for managing and optimizing enterprise-wide performance. This allows organizations to achieve a state of management excellence - being smart, agile and aligned - which provides competitive advantage and leverages their operational investments.
Palm, Inc., a leader in mobile computing, strives to put the power of computing in people's hands so they can access and share their most important information. The company's products for consumers, mobile professionals and businesses include Palm Treo smartphones and Palm handheld computers, as well as software, services and accessories.
Pandora (NYSE: P) gives people music they love anytime, anywhere, through connected devices. (OK, we've added comedy as well so we're also up for playing some jokes you'll love.) Personalized stations launch instantly with the input of a single "seed" - a favorite artist, song or genre. The Music Genome Project®, a deeply detailed hand-built musical taxonomy, powers the personalization of Pandora® internet radio by using musicological "DNA" and constant listener feedback to craft personalized stations from a growing collection of hundreds of thousands of recordings. Tens of millions of people in the U.S. turn on Pandora to hear music they love.
Pitney Bowes Software
Pitney Bowes Software, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pitney Bowes Inc., is a software & services company that enables communications providers to acquire, serve and grow lifetime relationships with their customers.
Pointer Media Network
Pointer Media Network, powered by Catalina Marketing, (www.pointermedianetwork.com), a new service of Catalina Marketing, powers one of the largest and most advanced addressable media networks in the world. Pointer Media enables media buyers, advertisers, brand managers and marketers to leverage the network's sophisticated database of 250 million weekly shopping transactions representing buying behavior of nearly 80 percent of American households. This new medium provides an extensive infrastructure of 23,000 retail outlets, 25-years of analytical expertise and an average 80 percent readership rate among target audiences.
For a long time, the only people with access to Qualtrics survey software were our closest friends and a bunch of Scott’s MBA students. It was our research clients who pushed us to open up the system…and gave us the feedback needed to make it both the easiest to use and most sophisticated research suite on the market.
SAS helps organizations anticipate and optimize business opportunities. We do this through advanced analytics that turn data about customers, performance, financials and more into meaningful information. The result? Fact-based decisions for undeniable bottom line impact – this is how we transform the way our customers do business.
Satmetrix is the leading global provider of on-demand software applications and consulting services to measurably improve customer loyalty and link these results to financial benefits. As the co-developer of Net Promoter©, the company’s solutions enable companies to gather trustworthy data on customer experience, derive actionable insights, integrate this information into the daily work flow of employees and establish an ongoing dialogue through online customer communities. The company has deployed more than 700 enterprise solutions in 40 languages. www.satmetrix.com.
SPSS Inc. (Nasdaq: SPSS) is a leading global provider of Predictive Analytics software and solutions. The company's Predictive Analytics technology improves business processes by giving organizations forward visibility for decisions made every day. By incorporating Predictive Analytics into their daily operations, organizations become Predictive Enterprises able to direct and automate decisions to meet business goals and achieve a measurable competitive advantage. More than 250,000 public sector, academic and commercial customers rely on SPSS technology to help increase revenue, reduce costs and detect and prevent fraud. Founded in 1968, SPSS is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Sterling Commerce is a software company that helps our customers optimize and transform their Business Collaboration Network inside and outside the enterprise quickly, easily, and securely so they can accelerate revenues and reduce costs. Specifically, we help enterprises connect, communicate and collaborate with their customers, partners and suppliers by providing solutions that enable seamless integration of key business processes, and with applications that enhance the way companies do business.
Symantec is the world leader in providing solutions to help individuals and enterprises assure the security, availability, and integrity of their information. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. More information is available at www.symantec.com
Founded in 1994, TBA Global, LLC is one of the world's leading producers and marketers of connective brand experiences. Fortune 1000 companies such as IBM, McDonald's, Nestle, Nike and Ford return to TBA time and time again to ensure that their audiences are engaged, connected, transformed and inspired to action. Headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in major destination cities across the U.S. and in Canada, TBA is ranked a top 25 marketing agency by Advertising Age magazine and is on the Event Marketer magazine "Hot List". TBA Global is owned by a partnership between Irving Azoff, Chairman of Azoff Music Management, Robert Geddes, and JHW Greentree Capital LLC, an affiliate of Whitney & Co., LLC.
Being the best demands excellence. So if your corporation wants to set itself apart, associate your mark of excellence with a brand that represents superior quality and performance. Experience Titleist's custom creative solutions along with the consistency and service that you expect for your brand.
True North Custom Media
True North is a fully integrated media company, providing branded content programs across multiple marketing and communication platforms. From 100-percent custom publications and annual reports to dynamic websites, e-newsletters, video solutions, mobile applications, and other marketing and communication resources, we deliver relevant, engaging content that connects financial institutions to their clients, communities, and other target audiences. Learn more at www.truenorthcustom.com.
UPS Trade Show Services
UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide.
UPS Trade Show Services offers an experienced trade show logistics team delivering more than 100,000 exhibits annually. UPS’s on-site reps know the ins and outs of each trade show city and venue, helping with the largest deliveries or the smallest details. And they’re backed by a global leader in logistics offering a broad range of package and freight transportation. Choose from a full portfolio of day- and time-definite air and LTL freight service options to satisfy your exhibit needs. For more information or to request a quote, call 1-800-365-6990 or visit www.ups.com/tradeshow.
Valtira, The Online Marketing Platform, delivers a personalized web experience and improves marketing Return On Investment. By empowering marketing teams to incorporate personalized messaging, imagery, and video into new or existing websites, Valtira connects customers with the right information at the right time. The Online Marketing Platform is available as a web-based service and is quick to deploy and easy to use. Valtira serves Fortune 500 businesses, early and mid stage companies as well as government agencies including UnitedHealthcare, U.S. Marine Corps, White Castle and Zomax. For more information, please visit www.valtira.com.
Vistaar provides next generation pricing and marketing planning software solutions for large companies helping to enhance collaborative analysis and planning. Vistaar focuses on managing analysis, plan adjustments, and assumption changes that involve numerous stakeholders and affect multiple plans at different levels. Vistaar's unique process-centric approach allows its customers to maximize pricing opportunity and directly improve the bottom line. The Vistaar teamhas proven success in applying leading-edge technology to complex business problems. Vistaar-developed applications are in use at more than 400 Fortune 1000 companies including 3M, Cisco, HP, IBM, Intel, Motorola, PfizerTexasInstruments, Toshiba and Whirlpool.
Vizu brings the same metrics used to measure and optimize brand advertising effectiveness in the offline world to the online medium. By providing the first real-time, enterprise technology platform that allows brand advertisers and their partners in the digital media ecosystem—publishers, ad networks, exchanges and demand-side platforms—to collaborate around measuring and optimizing brand fift metrics, Vizu enables its customers to move their target audience through the purchase funnel, from building awareness to creating intent and preference. Vizu's brand advertising effectiveness platform is used by more than 60 percent of Advertising Age's Top 100 Brand Advertisers and Top 50 Media properties to support all key aspects of the advertising lifecycle, including media buying, audience profiling and brand lift optimization.
Webtrends is the global leader in mobile and social analytics. We help marketers create, measure and improve campaigns for more than 7,000 leading brands including: The New York Times, Microsoft, BMW, RIM, China Telecom, China Mobile, CCTV, Tencent QQ, Hitachi, The Associated Press, HSBC, Barclays, Vivo Cellular and Petrobras. Our leadership extends beyond the web analytics industry we founded to the measurement, optimization and integration of all digital content and customer intelligence, including web sites, social media, mobile and paid-search advertising. More information on Webtrends is available at www.webtrends.com
Winsper provides a Customer-Driven Business Performance platform for its clients, including a host of services such as business, sales and marketing strategy and multichannel media planning and execution. There are four solutions that support the platform — Customer Economics, Customer Insight, Customer Brand Experience, and Customer Acquisition. Simply stated, Winsper helps companies know, find, sell, and keep their best customers and also helps new customers find them - a streamlined approach that delivers sales overnight and brand over time. www.winsper.com
Xerox Corporation is the world's leading document management technology and services enterprise. It provides the document industry's broadest portfolio of offerings. Digital systems include color and black-and-white printing and publishing systems, digital presses and "book factories," multifunction devices, laser and solid ink network printers, copiers and fax machines. Xerox's services expertise is unmatched and includes helping businesses develop online document archives, analyzing how employees can most efficiently share documents and knowledge in the office, operating in-house print shops or mailrooms, and building Web-based processes for personalizing direct mail, invoices, brochures and more. Xerox also offers associated software, support and supplies such as toner, paper and ink. www.xerox.com
Founded in 1994 by Stanford Ph.D. students David Filo and Jerry Yang, Yahoo! began as a hobby and has evolved into a leading global brand that has changed the way people communicate with each other, conduct transactions and access, share, and create information. Today, Yahoo! Inc. has become the world's largest global online network of integrated services with more than 500 million users worldwide. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with a presence in more than 20 markets and regions around the globe
AdAsia concentrates on bringing you insights from leading minds in the industry as well as the views of our editor, Allein Moore, who has worked within the ad industry for three decades, an experience few, if any, in the other trade magazines can match with their senior writers or editors. We are committed to inspiring our readers with great ads, ground-breaking designs and awesome screen commercials.
This magazine is also committed to keep you up to date with what is going on across the Asia Pacific region in terms of exhibitions, seminars and to offer you educational books and white papers plus new research data to keep you fully informed. Visit our website at: adasiaonline.com
Bizcommunity.com is Africa's leading B2B website and news source of choice for the advertising, marketing, media, medical and retail sectors of the continent. Up-to-the-minute news, durable content comprising research and opinion pieces, and an extensive white paper directory, ensure it remains the leading site of its kind in Africa.
BtoB Magazine is the only publication dedicated to all disciplines of business-to-business marketing. Incorporating traditional channels with new techniques, BtoB covers online and offline advertising, campaign management, CRM, search, direct marketing, and more. This approach helps more than 100,000 senior-level marketers design a winning integrated marketing strategy for their companies. With 86% of subscribers responsible for developing a sound strategy, this is information and analysis they need to do their jobs better. www.btobonline.com
CFW Shops works improve access to essential drugs, basic healthcare, and prevention services for children and families in the developing world using business models that maintain standards, are geometrically scalable, and achieve economies of scale. The HealthStore Foundation's CFW model is a network of micro pharmacies and clinics whose mission is to provide access to essential medicines to marginalized populations in the developing world. The CFW outlets target the most common killer diseases including malaria, respiratory infections, and dysentery among others. They also provide health education and prevention services.
ChannelPro, a joint venture of EH Publishing and NASBA, is a monthly publication dedicated to channel partners who serve the IT needs of the small and midsize business (SMB) market. Launched in March 2007, ChannelPro reaches 35,000 resellers, integrators, system builders, and other IT professionals with authoritative perspectives from vendors, distributors, and industry analysts, as well as news, reviews, and advice that helps them serve their clients and run successful businesses.
Chief Executive is the only magazine written strictly for CEOs and their peers. As the leading source of intelligence for and about CEOs, it provides ideas, strategies and tactics for top executive leaders seeking to build more effective organizations. Chief Executive conveys the full range of the CEO experience: the corporate challenges, as well as the personal pressures and satisfactions that come with the most demanding job in business. The readers of Chief Executive include the world's most influential leaders - the CEOs of major corporations around the globe. They are not only shaping new economies around the world, but new societies as well. Chief Executive offers clear-eyed reporting of their successes - and their failures - in ways that illuminate, educate, entertain, and inspire other CEOs. Chief Executive is published ten times a year and delivered to a controlled circulation of 42,000 CEOs, Chairmen, Vice Chairmen, Presidents, COOs and other top executives. Total readership exceeds 170,000. www.chiefexecutive.net
The ClickZ Network is the largest resource of interactive marketing news, information, commentary, advice, opinion, research, and reference in the world, online or off. From search to e-mail, technology to trends, our coverage is expert, exclusive, and in-depth. ClickZ's mission is simple: to help interactive marketers do their jobs better.
CMO.com offers digital marketing insight for chief marketing officers. It has four major sections, shown on the top navigation bar: News-Headlines about digital marketing news, trends, announcements, marketing analytics, marketing resources, marketing Web sites, blog marketing, and other information about digital marketing and key players in the digital marketing space; Insight--Articles, reports, surveys, statistics, commentary from industry experts, and other digital marketing resources that have a relatively long "shelf life"; Blogs--Select posts about blog marketing from influential bloggers, other CMOs, and industry publications; CMO Perspectives--Interviews with leading CMOs, findings from surveys of marketing executives, and a listing of industry events for CMOs and their staff. Read more at cmo.com.
Corporate Board Member
Corporate Board Member is a leading information resource for senior officers and directors of publicly traded corporations, large private companies, and Global 1000 firms. The bimonthly publication provides readers with decision-making tools to deal with the corporate governance challenges confronting their boards. Corporate Board Member further extends its governance leadership through conferences, director training programs, an online resource center, and timely research. The magazine maintains the most comprehensive, up-to-date database of directors and officers serving on boards of publicly traded companies listed with the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ Stock Market, and American Stock Exchange. Headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, with editorial offices in New York, Corporate Board Member is published by Board Member Inc. and is the sister publication of Bank Director magazine, a leading information resource for officers and directors of financial institutions
CRM magazine is the leading publication serving the field of customer relationship management. CRM is a business technology magazine written for C-level executives and managers in corporate, sales, marketing, service, and information technology. Together with the magazine's daily news Web site (destinationCRM.com), weekly e-mail newsletters, live Web events, conferences, and custom media products, CRM magazine provides business leaders the information they need to reach their strategic objectives through tactical implementation of the CRM process and technology. http://destinationcrm.com
Emerald Group Publishing
Established in 1967, Emerald Group Publishing Limited is the world’s leading publisher of management research. Emerald celebrates 40 years of publishing excellence in 2007 and has consistently ranked at 98 per cent in customer satisfaction surveys. Emerald is COUNTER-compliant, meeting the international code of practice for reports that allow clients to measure usage of online information products and services in a consistent manner. Emerald publishes over 180 titles, 93 per cent of which are peer-reviewed. Titles such as Management Decision, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Documentation, Library Hi Tech, Journal of Knowledge Management, Industrial Management & Data Systems and The TQM Magazine are published by Emerald, along with a core collection of library and information science journals.
Marketing managers, web analysts and business intelligence experts have been meeting at the eMetrics Summit since 2002 to learn how to increase the return on online investments.
The latest on investing in companies, doing business with them, and working for them.
George P. Johnson
GPJ is the world's premier experience marketing agency, working with leading companies who are looking for innovative marketing solutions that motivate their audiences and activate their brands through live experiences.
Global Telecoms Business
Global Telecoms Business (www.globaltelecomsbusiness.com) is the only website and magazine written specifically for the carrier C-level executives in the industry. Each issue contains unique interviews with C-level carrier executives, as well as strategic articles, special reports and supplements focusing on specific technologies. Global Telecoms Business is the only magazine in the telecoms sector written specifically for the most senior carrier executives: the C-suite.
GO [Promo] is South Africa’s premier online resource for below-the-line marketing and promotion. The site provides relevant tools, news and insight for industry suppliers, marketing practitioners and business owners. GO [Promo] also includes a comprehensive sourcing directory and a community element that offers blogging and online networking
HubSpot is an inbound marketing software system that enables businesses to get found by prospects and convert more leads and customers, while both lowering their cost per lead and increasing their lead volume. Over 1,200 small and medium businesses use the HubSpot all-in-one software system for blogging, social media, SEO, landing pages, lead intelligence, marketing analytics and closed loop marketing. Active HubSpot customers get 6 times more leads in 6 months. www.HubSpot.com/ROI
- InfoTrends, a Questex company, is the leading worldwide market research and strategic consulting firm for the digital imaging and document solutions industry. We provide research, analysis, forecasts, and advice to help clients understand market trends, identify opportunities, and develop strategies to grow their businesses. Additional information about InfoTrends is available on the Web at www.infotrends.com .
Integrated mar.com Corporation
Founded in 1980 by Robert Cohen, Integrated mar.com Corporation (mar.com) offers two primary services. The development and implementation of strategic channel marketing and communications programs for IT companies and has worked, globally, with more than 300 vendors, distributors and large resellers. As a strong believer in the channel, mar.com founded and administers the North American chapters of the ChannelLine Advisory Council (CLAC). Publishers of eChannelLine Daily News, ConnectIT, and Channel Advisor, along with a host of other electronic products. mar.com currently partners with close to 100 IT companies worldwide.
Market Research in the Mobile World
Marketing Mix advises professional corporate marketers and senior agency executives about measurable marketing best practices in South Africa. They offer advertisers and sponsors an integrated media solution to reach and influence middle to senior marketing management. Marketing Mix holds about 10 workshops per annum, attracting over 2000 highly responsive senior marketers, and prints 6 issues per annum, offering unique analysis and reference information on all components of the measurable marketing mix. Marketing Mix online focuses on the top end of the marketing spectrum. Marketing Mix stresses their focus on measurable marketing and their primary interests in direct marketing (traditional & new media, experiential, CRM) and retail and shopper insights (relating to the retail catchments areas). Marketing Mix works closely with the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), the Online Publishers Association (OPA), the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), POPAI SA (point of purchase), and the Southern African Market Research Association (SAMRA).
MarketingSherpa is a research firm that specializes in following what works and what does not work in all facets of marketing. The firm’s mission is to give marketers throughout the world the stats, inspiration and instructions to improve their results. Their research activities include case study interviews with brand-side marketing executives, readership surveys, surveys of prospects and customers, lab tests and partnered research studies and collection and analysis of “best” of research data published by other research firms, labs, and service providers to the marketing industry.
MediaBUZZ aims to make an impact in the Asia Pacific region through its online publication Asian e-Marketing, which is designed to empower marketers in the vibrant, ever-changing, electronic marketing environment. Asian e-Marketing is a pioneer in the region, covering the digital age and zooming in on the increasingly valuable and indispensable tools of today's marketers - the Internet and mobile devices. Circulated every month twice to more than 20,000 top management and marketing decision-makers in Asia Pacific, the informative guide supports and advices e-marketers in finding a sound marketing strategy, which is vital for further success.
MobileGroove — named a top 50 influential technology site by Konector – is the source of analysis and commentary on mobile search, mobile advertising, and social media. Peggy Anne Salz, the Chief Analyst and Founder of MSearchGroove (MSG), produces and markets thought leadership for the mobile industry. Her report, Mobile Search & Content Discovery, was regarded as the first in-depth study of its kind, establishing Peggy as an authority on mobile search and content discovery technologies. Her most recent series of practical how-to white papers covers the basics of mobile advertising and mobile analytics, earning her a reputation as a leading mobile advertising expert and speaker. Her published work, which includes more than 300 articles on the mobile industry, has appeared in magazines and online destinations such as The International Herald Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, Mobile Entertainment, New Media Age, and in the Agile Minds column in EContent magazine, among many more.
We are National Media, leaders in the creation, production and marketing of world-renowned business exhibitions and conferences. It’s what we do, and do well. Our events play a vital role in supporting and enriching the markets we serve. They are marketplaces that drive innovation, build business communities, and facilitate education and professional learning.
Each year, we bring hundreds of exhibitors face to face with thousands of business professionals – and in doing so, help forge new partnerships and generate millions of dollars in new business opportunities. Brilliance is what we strive for. Uncompromising quality, entrepreneurial spirit, passion and above all, trust and integrity are some of the values we embrace.
Nielsen gives clients a more complete view of their markets and a better understanding of their consumers through our combined insights, experiences, knowledge, market intelligence and advanced technologies.
Established in London in 2003, Noozz.com is focused upon individual emerging markets and offers decision makers a powerful blend of news, commentary, analysis, research and business services "under one roof." Our team of journalists, researchers and editors work closely with both local sources, and the world's most respected business information brands to bring the key events, developments and opportunities from the emerging markets direct to your desktop. We bring business closer.
ON24 is the global leader of webcasting and video communications solutions. More than 500 leading organizations including Cardinal Health, Cisco Systems, Motorola, CMP Media, Credit Suisse, Dept. of Education, Hewlett-Packard, National Science Foundation and Sun Microsystems use ON24 for activities such as lead generation, internal communications, conferences and events, product launches, sales training, continuing professional education, and executive announcements. The Company headquarters is in San Francisco, with offices in Washington, D.C., New York and London.
Opinion Research Corporation
Opinion Research Corporation, founded in 1938, is a research and consulting firm that helps private and public organizations worldwide make a definitive difference in their performance. By providing objective, fact-based decision support and implementation, grounded in rigorous research, they earn their clients' confidence with fresh ideas and perspectives. With a global reach that spans 106 countries across six continents, and complementary skills in research and advisory services, Opinion Research Corporation truly provides clients with "Insight Beyond Measure." www.opinionresearch.com
Pharma Marketing News
Pharma Marketing News is an independent monthly electronic newsletter focused on issues of importance to pharmaceutical marketing executives. It is a service of the Pharma Marketing Network - The First Forum for Pharmaceutical Marketing Experts - which brings together pharmaceutical marketing professionals from manufacturers, communications companies, and marketing service providers for wide ranging discussions and education on a multitude of current topics. Pharma Marketing Network & Pharma Marketing News provide executive-level content coupled with permission-based e-marketing opportunities. www.news.pharma-mkting.com
PR News is an executive level, reader-supported publication that is written for corporate PR and agency professionals that are looking to improve the business impact of PR. The publication focuses on providing industry professionals with strategies, tactics and insights that are designed to help marketers become more effective and successful communicators.
Sales & Marketing Management
Sales & Marketing Management is the leading authority for executives in the sales and marketing field. In every issue of the magazine, and on the Web site, readers have easy access to the most relevant trends, strategies, exclusive research, expert voices, and cutting-edge case studies designed to help them sell more, manage better, and market smarter. SalesandMarketing.com is a VNU Business Publications and VNU eMedia production. Read more at salesandmarketing.com.
Search Engine Strategies
Search Engine Strategies (SES) is the leading global conference & expo series that educates delegates on search engine marketing (SEM), including optimization (SEO) and advertising strategies, tactics and best practices. SES Search Marketing Events provide instruction from the industry’s top Search experts, including representatives of the Search Engines themselves.
Security Dealer Magazine
Security Dealer has been the granite in the foundation of the Security market for more than 25 years. The magazine delivers expert technical insight into the trends, products and technologies that drive the security business, attracting a targeted and influential audience as well as an active and involved readership. As the market has changed, the publication has been at the forefront analyzing trends, introducing new opportunities and building strong relationships.
Security Info Watch
Launched in September 2004, SecurityInfoWatch.com is providing the security community with a comprehensive clearinghouse of industry news, data and analysis. Key to serving the industry is providing sections specifically tailored to meet the needs of security professionals, dealers and distributors, systems integrators, and manufacturers.
TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with the annual TED Conference in Long Beach, California, and the TEDGlobal conference in Oxford UK, TED includes the award-winning TEDTalks video site, the Open Translation Program, the new TEDx community program, this year's TEDIndia Conference and the annual TED Prize.
The Advertising Research Foundation
The principal mission of The ARF is to improve the practice of advertising, marketing and media research in pursuit of more effective marketing and advertising communications. The Advertising Research Foundation is an open forum where the best and the brightest from every avenue of advertising can gather to exchange ideas and research strategies. Together, we challenge conventional maxims, take on the latest issues, and discover new insights to benefit us all.
The Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC)
The Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) is a 501(c)3 affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world's largest business federation. BCLC is the U.S. Chamber's resource and voice for businesses and their social and philanthropic interests. BCLC works with leaders from the business, government, and nonprofit sectors to address and act on shared goals. Our overarching goal is to help build good will, good relations, and good markets by focusing on issues that affect businesses from a social and economic standpoint. The Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) addresses social issues that affect business, including corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, nonprofit and social service effectiveness, globalization, community investment, and disaster assistance.
The Journal: Futures Group
The Journal, in association with MASA, DMA, CMO Council and Services SETA, provides cutting-edge reporting on all issues pertaining to the marketing professional. In the four years since media and marketing commentator, Jeremy Maggs, has edited the publication, it has become an indispensible read for marketers and brand managers. Kerryn Le Cordeur took over as Editor in 2012, with Maggs remaining on as Editor-in-Chief. Published six times a year and distributed to a targeted database of 4 000 professionals, The Journal of Marketing identifies those issues concerning the marketing fraternity. We unpack them and offer real solutions.
The Society for Marketing Professional Services
The Society for Marketing Professional Services (www.smps.org) represents a dynamic network of more than 6,000 marketing and business development professionals from architectural, engineering, planning, interior design, construction, and specialty construction firms located throughout the United States and Canada. The Society and its 50+ chapters benefit from the support of 3,700 design and building firms, encompassing 80% of the Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms and Top 400 Contractors. SMPS’s mission is to advocate for, educate, and connect leaders in the building industry. SMPS is the only organization dedicated to creating business opportunities in the A/E/C industry.
TRUSTe helps consumers and businesses identify trustworthy online organizations through its Web Privacy and Email Privacy Seals and resolves thousands of individual privacy disputes each year. An independent, non-profit organization celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2007, TRUSTe runs the world's largest privacy seal program, with more than 2,000 Web sites certified, including the major internet portals and leading brands such as IBM, Oracle, Intuit and eBay. Through its Trusted Download Program, TRUSTe develops standards for non-intrusive downloads that demonstrate consumer choice. TRUSTe also provides accreditation, monitoring and oversight for email with the Email Privacy Seal Program, and for Return Path's SenderScore Certified Program. To learn more, visit www.truste.org
USA TODAY is the largest paper in the country, with a circulation of over 2 million, and a total readership of approximately 5 million and growing. USATODAY.com was recently ranked #1 in visits in the print category by Hitwise News & Reports, with over 11 million unique monthly visits.
Visibility Magazine, founded in 2007, has become the guide to latest trends in internet marketing. Visibility conducts interviews with CEOs, shares opinions, reviews products, and provides a wealth of information about the movements in the industry. Visibility embodies high-quality content, good sense, superior taste, and the character of conscientious journalism
Women's Wear Daily
Often called "the fashion bible," Women's Wear Daily (WWD) serves as the voice of authority, international newswire and agent of change for the fashion, beauty and retail industries. First and foremost, WWD is dedicated to providing a balance of timely, credible business news and key women's fashion trends to a dedicated readership. This readership includes retailers, designers, manufacturers, marketers, financiers, Wall Street analysts, international moguls, media executives, ad agencies, socialites and trend makers. As the marketplace has become more complex, the need for information and competitive intelligence has become more acute. The common thread of our community is the business of style and fashion. www.wwd.com
American Marketing Association
The American Marketing Association (AMA) is the largest marketing association in North America. It is a professional association for individuals and organizations involved in the practice, teaching and study of marketing worldwide. AMA members are connected to a network of experienced marketers nearly 40,000 strong and include leading marketing professionals and academics from every industry. For over six decades, the AMA has been the source that marketers turn to first. For more information on the AMA, visit www.marketingpower.com
Association of African Business Schools
By training current and future leaders in their home markets, business schools in Africa play a critical role in laying the groundwork for economic development. The Association of African Business Schools (AABS) is an association of leading business schools throughout the African Continent. AABS promotes excellence in business and management education through capacity building, collaboration and quality improvement. Business schools that do not meet the requirements for membership can join AABS as Pipeline Schools with the full benefits of membership while aiming to meet all the requirements within three years. AABS equips faculty members through an annual teaching course titled “Teaching the Practice of Management” (TPM) and an annual programme for new researchers titled “Research and the Practice of Manage-ment” (RPM). AABS also provides strategic support and advice to deans and directors through inter-national study visits, peer reviews, workshops and conferences as well as consultant visits to schools. AABS runs an annual case study competition in collaboration with Emerald. AABS is governed by an elected Board of members from around the continent and a secretariat based in Johannesburg. AABS provides member schools with an endorsement of quality, an opportunity to learn from peers, and access to a worldwide network.
Association of Executive Search Consultants
The Association of Executive Search Consultants is the worldwide professional association for the retained executive search industry. The AESC's mission is to promote the highest professional standards in retained executive search consulting, broaden public understanding of the executive search process, and serve as an advocate for the interests of its member firms.
Association of Travel Marketing Executives
The Association of Travel Marketing Executives (ATME) is a professional association of senior-level executives with vital responsibilities in the marketing of travel and tourism worldwide. ATME's members represent airlines, hotels, resorts, cruise lines, car rental companies, advertising and public relations firms, travel marketing professionals, research groups and tourist offices of domestic and foreign destinations. ATME is a global network of industry marketing professionals committed to enhancing skills, recognizing excellence, and providing innovative, effective and provocative marketing ideas and solutions while enhancing the highest standards of travel leadership.
Voices in Business invite leading expert voices to be interviewed about the challenges and opportunities their industry sectors face. Our aim is to produce high-quality conversational media that benefits both thought-leading contributors and our listeners. By increasing communication and clarifying the issues, we hope to encourage innovation and best-practice within each business sector. Voices in Business narrowcast our interviews to a much more tightly defined audience of listeners who already know and understand their business niche and therefore only benefit from the unfiltered, timely and collective thoughts of their industry peer group. Through new collaborative technologies our goal is to provide rich, up-to-the-minute thought-leadership, stimulate communication between peers and educate those who can contribute to the solution.
Business Marketing Association
The Business Marketing Association, which specializes in business-to-business marketing and communication, aims to help businesses meet their customers's needs on a consistent basis. There mission is three-fold: To be the primary repository of crucial B2B marketing information and resources; attract the best practitioners; promote the best practices in the industry.
CEMA is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving marketing professionals in the high-technology industry for over 15 years. Initially dedicated to serving Event Marketing professionals, CEMA has grown to represent the interest of marketing communications professionals in the information technology industry. Their specific focus revolves around raising the strategic importance and awareness of marketing in their member organizations and in the industry as a whole.
Children's Health Fund
Children’s Health Fund, founded in 1987 by pediatrician/child advocate Irwin Redlener, MD, and singer/songwriter Paul Simon, is committed to providing comprehensive health care to the nation’s most medically underserved children through the development and support of innovative primary care medical programs and the promotion of guaranteed access to appropriate health care for all children. Children’s Health Fund realizes this mission through the energy and talent of our dedicated team of doctors, nurses, psychologists, social workers, nutritionists, and other clinical and support staff and our partnerships with esteemed academic medical centers and concerned corporate and individual sponsors.
The ClickZ Network is the largest resource of interactive marketing news, information, commentary, advice, opinion, research, and reference in the world, online or off-. From search to e-mail, technology to trends, our coverage is expert, exclusive, and in-depth.
Direct Marketing Association
The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) is the leading global trade association for business and nonprofit organizations that use and support multichannel direct marketing tools and techniques. DMA advocates standards for responsible marketing, promotes relevance as the key to reaching consumers with desirable and appropriate offers, and provides cutting-edge research, education, and networking opportunities to improve results throughout the end-to-end direct marketing process. Founded in 1917, DMA today represents nearly 3,600 companies from dozens of vertical industries in the US and 50 other nations, including a majority of the Fortune 100 companies, as well as nonprofit organizations.
DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need. Here's how it works: public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on DonorsChoose.org. Requests range from pencils for a poetry writing unit, to violins for a school recital, to microscope slides for a biology class. Then, you can browse project requests and give any amount to the one that makes your eye twinkle. Once a project reaches its funding goal, we deliver the materials to the school. You'll get photos of your project taking place, a thank-you letter from the teacher, and a cost report showing how each dollar was spent. If you give over $100, you'll also receive hand-written thank-you letters from the students.
Duct Tape Marketing
John Jantsch is a marketing and digital technology coach, award winning social media publisher and author of "Duct Tape Marketing - The World's Most Practical Small Business Marketing Guide" published by Thomas Nelson, with foreword by Michael Gerber, author of The E-Myth and afterword by Guy Kawasaki. His Duct Tape Marketing Blog was chosen as a Forbes favorite for small business and marketing and is a Harvard Business School featured marketing site. His blog was also chosen as "Best Small Business Marketing Blog" in 2004, 2005 and 2006 by the readers of Marketing Sherpa.
Emory University's Zyman Institute of Brand Science (ZIBS)
Emory University's Zyman Institute of Brand Science (ZIBS), an innovation research group based at Emory University's Goizueta Business School in Atlanta, fosters rich collaboration between business managers and leading scholars worldwide. The institute supports advanced research in brand management with the goal of developing useful knowledge that drives superior business performance. The Goizeuta Business School is consistently ranked amongst the top 20 business programs. www.zibs.com
Eric Mower + Associates
EMA is an integrated marketing communications agency with specialized expertise in business-to-business marketing, public relations and public affairs, consumer advertising, shopper marketing and digital/direct/relationship marketing. With offices in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Albany, N.Y.; Cincinnati; Charlotte, N.C.; and Atlanta, EMA serves clients throughout the United States. EMA also serves many of its clients through thenetworkone, the world’s largest independent network of advertising, creative, digital, media and marketing agencies covering 65 countries. EMA belongs to the American Association of Advertising Agencies and IPREX, a worldwide partnership of independent public relations firms. Named #5 on Advertising Age’s Best Places to Work 2012 list, EMA has 250 professionals and $236 million in capitalized billings for 2012. Visit www.mower.com for more information.
Experiential Marketing Forum (EMF)
Welcome to the Experiential Marketing Forum. We're an international community of professionals, students and people who share ideas and keep abreast of the newest trends and exciting things happening in the world of media. Feel free to invite all of your co-workers and friends to join this great think tank and share ideas that benefit marketers and their customers on a global level. We have lots of brilliant minds in this group. We're looking forward to tapping into yours!
Feed The Children
Feed The Children is a Christian, international, nonprofit relief organization with headquarters in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, that delivers food, medicine, clothing and other necessities to individuals, children and families who lack these essentials due to famine, war, poverty, or natural disaster. During their 30-year history, Feed The Children has grown into one of the world's largest private organizations dedicated to helping hungry and hurting people. Last year, Feed The Children shipped 135 million pounds of food and other essentials to children and families in all 50 states and in 32 foreign countries, supplementing almost 800,000 meals a day worldwide.
The Freeplay Foundation is an internationally acclaimed humanitarian organisation. We've helped more than 8 million poor and vulnerable people improve the quality of their daily lives through the distribution of sustainable, self-powered and environmentally friendly technologies.
G-CEM (Global Customer Experience Management Organization) helps companies to create effective customer experience. Their patent-pending methodologies combine the art and science of CEM in assessing and delivering branded and total customer experience (TCE). G-CEM International Partners are located in Europe, Asia, and North America. Their services include TCE Evaluation and CEM Certification.
Gifts In Kind International
Gifts In Kind International links donor resources to enhance, empower, and restore communities and people in need. It is the twelfth largest charity in America according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, and it generated and placed nearly $750 million in urgently needed new product donations last year. Gifts In Kind receives donations from thousands of large and small companies, including half of the Fortune 100 technology, retail, and consumer corporations. It distributes these donations to more than 150,000 community charities across the United States and throughout the world.
Hand in Hand
Hand in Hand is a Public Charitable Trust registered in the year 2002 with an initial focus on child labour elimination, education, and the empowerment of women. The organisation has been in operation since 1988 in Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu, India. With time, our activities have expanded as per the demands from the rural communities in which we are working, and have come to include poverty reduction interventions among rural, poor families in a big way. We envisage an integrated strategy to address the challenges of poverty and underdevelopment. It aims at building self-reliance of disadvantaged groups by alleviating poverty through sustained income generating programmes.
Health People is unique in the United States as a groundbreaking peer organization which helps people from low-income communities become leaders to effectively fight chronic ill health. Started in 1990 as a women's AIDS prevention and support program, Health People has grown to provide a full range of AIDS services for men, women and families, as well as to start a large community asthma program, New York's first diabetes peer educators program and a community smoking cessation program.
Hong Kong Institute of Marketing (HKIM)
Since its establishment in 1982, the Institute has been active in the development of Hong Kong's marketing skills; as a representative for marketing professionals at all levels of business; as a monitor of standards and ethics and as a training and education resource. Also, it has an essential role because of the vital part marketing will play in sustaining Hong Kong's economy and external trade into the Twenty First century.
Information Technology Services Marketing Association (ITSMA)
ITSMA specializes in helping companies market and sell services and solutions. As a membership organization, we work with the world's leading technology, communications, and professional services firms to generate new business, strengthen customer loyalty, and increase brand differentiation. Our members include industry leaders such as Accenture, Cisco, EDS, EMC, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Nokia, SAP, Siemens, and Unisys. Through research, consulting, training, and community we provide the insight companies need to improve marketing impact, sales performance and business results. ITSMA is based in Lexington, Massachusetts, and has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Japan.
Institute for the Study of Business Markets
Institute for the Study of Business Markets (ISBM) was founded in 1983 and is currently a leading Academic Center in Business-to-Business Marketing. The Mission of ISBM is to expand research and teaching in business-to-business marketing and sales in academia and to improve the practice of business-to-business marketing and sales in industry. We accomplish our mission through three agendas: Research, education, networking and interchange. ISBM is committed to a leadership role in bringing more talent into our discipline, accelerating high-quality practical research, and spearheading new ways to create more profitable B-to-B marketing and sales practice. www.smeal.psu.edu/isbm/
Internet Strategy Forum
The Internet Strategy Forum is a nonprofit professional association and executive networking group for management with primary responsibility for driving Internet strategy and implementation from within medium to large organizations across multiple industries. The ISF is dedicated to professional development, peer networking, information exchange, research and thought leadership among senior Internet decision-makers at medium-to-large organizations across multiple industries.
Founded in 2000, Light Reading is the leading online media, research, and focused event company serving the $3 trillion worldwide communications market. Lightreading. com is the ultimate source for technology and financial analysis of the communications industry, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and reputation. Light Reading’s research arms, Heavy Reading and Pyramid Research, provide the most comprehensive communications research, market data, and technology analysis in close to 100 markets around the world. Light Reading produces nearly 20 targeted communications events including TelcoTV, Ethernet Expo New York and Ethernet Expo London, The Tower Summit @ CTIA, and Optical Expo, as well as focused one-day events tailored for cable, mobile, and wireline executives.
Location Based Marketing Association
The Location Based Marketing Association is an international group dedicated to fostering research, education and collaborative innovation at the intersection of people, places, and media. Our goal is simple: To educate, share best practices, establish guidelines for growth and to promote the services of member companies to brands and other content-related providers. The over 600 members of the LBMA include retailers, restaurant chains, agencies, advertisers, media buyers, software and services providers, and wireless companies.
With more than 20 years of advertising, marketing and sales experience, Mac specializes in helping companies get more high-quality B2B sales leads, turn them into sales, track and measure results, and prove a favorable return on investment. He has earned a enviable reputation for getting results for his clients.
Malaria No More
Malaria No More is determined to end malaria deaths. A non-profit, non-governmental organization, Malaria No More makes high-yield investments of time and capital to speed progress, unlock resources, mobilize new assets and spur the world toward reaching this goal. Malaria No More was born of a simple, startling insight: that ending malaria's death grip on Africa is the best humanitarian investment we can make in the world today. Nothing else can have the same impact on as many people's lives and livelihoods as quickly or cheaply.
Leveraging industry best practices and emerging trends, Market4Demand is a technology, life sciences and educational marketing consulting firm that delivers strategic and tactical services designed to successfully market innovative products and services. Representing enterprise and consumer products and services, Market4Demand clients include Sun Microsystems, Fujitsu, Mu Dynamics (acquired by Spirent Communications) Spirent Communications, A3 Solutions, Contivo (acquired by Liaison Technologies), Saqqara (acquired by Parts River), Workshare (acquired by SkyDox), DigitalPersona and Cartesis (acquired by Business Objects), Proximex (acquired by ADT Security Services, Inc.), Spinal Integration, LLC, Rhausler, Inc., First Focus Learning Systems, Gorin Tennis Academy, Gorin School of Music, and Hewlett-Packard. The company specializes in interim executive marketing, marketing planning and implementation, product marketing, and all aspects of marketing communications, including social media, mobile marketing and digital strategy. Market4Demand is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For more information about Market4Demand and its services, visit http://www.market4demand.com or call (415) 218-6041
MarketingNPV is a highly specialized consulting firm that builds marketing measurement processes, tools, and skills to determine the financial return from marketing investments. The company designs and implements marketing dashboards, marketing ROI and analytical frameworks, and brand scorecards that measure the creation of economic and strategic value for both the short and long term. MarketingNPV maintains an online archive of articles and resources and publishes a quarterly journal, all to help marketers make smarter decisions and stronger cases to secure, allocate, or defend resources.
Mobile Marketing Association (MMA)
The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) is the premier global non-profit trade association representing all players in the mobile marketing value chain. With more than 700 member companies, the MMA is an action-oriented organization with global focus, regional actions and local relevance. The MMA's primary focus is to establish mobile as an indispensible part of the marketing mix. The MMA works to promote, educate, measure, guide and protect the mobile marketing industry worldwide. The MMA's global headquarters are located in the United States and it has regional chapters including North America (NA), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Latin America (LATAM), and Asia Pacific (APAC) branches. For more information, please visit www.mmaglobal.com.
MMA members include agencies, advertisers, hand held device manufacturers, wireless operators and service providers, retailers, software and services providers, as well as any company focused on the potential of marketing via the mobile channel.
Mobile Marketing Research Association (MMRA)
The rapid evolution and increasing use of mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets is creating unprecedented opportunities for the marketing research industry. This fast developing and complex industry needs a unifying body, a single voice, and a place to exchange the best and most innovative of ideas.
Mobile Marketing Research Association (MMRA) exists to unite and serve the industry in developing best practices, professional standards and ethics regarding the use of mobile devices for marketing research. MMRA is building a foundation for education, conducting studies and creating communications to foster this growing industry. For more information on how you can shape future of the mobile marketing research, please visit: http://www.mmra-global.org
MOVIEGUIDE™ is affiliated with the Christian Film & Television Commission ministry, also founded by Dr. Baehr, which is a non-profit ministry of Good News Communications, Inc. Both MOVIEGUIDE and CFTVC are dedicated to redeeming the values of the entertainment industry, according to biblical principles, by influencing industry executives and artists and by informing and educating the public about the influence of the entertainment media and about how to train their families to become media-wise, so they can choose the good and reject the bad. Thus, all of MOVIEGUIDE™’s activities have led to a significant increase in the number of family-friendly and Christian-friendly movies over the past 21 years. Support from those concerned about objectionable content in the media remains absolutely vital to the ongoing work of this organization.
The Association of Channel Resellers is the largest professional trade association for channel resellers in North America. NASBA builds strategic relationships between 15,000+ VAR, integrator and solution provider members and leading technology companies.
Established in San Francisco in 1938, the Northern California chapter of the Business Marketing Association (Norcal BMA) is the leading business to business marketing organization in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley. Norcal BMA offers a robust set of programs to members and the marketing community at large, including a series of regular roundtables on various marketing topics, as well as monthly educational and social events, networking, resources and B2B job listings.
Pharma Marketing Network
Pharma Marketing Network - The First Forum for Pharmaceutical Marketing Experts - brings together pharmaceutical marketing professionals from manufacturers, communications companies, and marketing service providers for wide ranging discussions and education on a multitude of current topics. Pharma Marketing News is an independent monthly electronic newsletter focused on issues of importance to pharmaceutical marketing executives.
Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE)
Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE) is the only national, co-educational, fraternal organization in Sales, Marketing, and Management. Founded in 1952 to prepare collegians to enter careers in sales and marketing, PSE's mission is "to develop the sales and marketing skills of its members through life long opportunities." Pi Sigma Epsilon has grown to be the premiere organization for motivated and dedicated students looking to maximize their college experience. PSE's goal is to provide collegiate students with practical business experience through sales, sales projects, marketing, marketing research and community service projects. PSE's Corporate Partners have many ways to interact and recruit our highly qualified and professional student members and alumni.
Pipeline is the leading publication solely focused on providing in-depth and ongoing coverage of the OSS/BSS industry. Service Providers in more than 160 countries turn to Pipeline for relevant information to aid them in the delivery of next generation services. Pipeline covers emerging OSS and BSS issues and the evolution of the communications industry, and provides timely news analysis and perspective from top analysts and the foremost OSS/BSS vendors. Now in its eighth volume, Pipeline continues to lead the telecom publishing industry through its innovative on-line format, interactive advertisements and provocative editorial content. Read the current issue of Pipeline at www.pipelinepub.com
PODi is a not-for-profit industry consortium of vendor companies that was formed in 1996. Its charter is to foster the growth of the digital printing industry through market and standards development activities. PODi promotes interoperability through the PPML suite of open, XML based standards, test suites and certification. PODi supports the regional communities and other markets by producing the highly acclaimed Best Practices in Digital Print reports and case study database. PODi Program Affiliates are regional communities that are focused entirely on digital print service providers, consultants, marketing service providers, agencies and enterprises interested in digital print. Caslon & Company is the PODi Affiliate for North America and is serving as the international Affiliate until other regional Associates are formed. PODi members are industry leaders representing all facets of the digital printing ecosystem, including software, hardware and other industry vendors, print and marketing service providers, and enterprises. As digital printing becomes a more powerful and widely used communication medium, PODi helps members understand how it can be integrated into their marketing, customer service, IT and executive management strategies. www.podi.org
Promotion Marketing Association, Inc. (PMA)
Established in 1911, the Promotion Marketing Association, Inc. (PMA) is the premier resource for research, education and collaboration for marketing professionals. Representing the $350 + billion promotion marketing industry, the organization is comprised of thousands of brands, including a majority of Fortune 500 companies, top marketing agencies, suppliers of promotion products and services, law firms and academia. Championing the highest standards of excellence and recognition in the promotion and integrated marketing industry, PMA's objective is to foster a better understanding of promotion and integrated marketing and its role in the overall marketing process.
Public Relations Society of America - Silicon Valley Chapter
The Silicon Valley chapter of the Public Relations Society of America brings together many of the best and brightest communications minds in the world. We provide a forum for education, professional enhancement and networking in Silicon Valley, the world's center of innovation and technology. Join us for regular networking events, conferences, workshops and blockbuster events.
Geared towards becoming the preferred solutions provider to the top 50 global market research organisations by 2007, Pulse Group is a total solutions provider to the market research industry, with services in software localization, professional translation services, data collection, technical support and training as well as MR software development. Head-quartered in Sydney Australia, a European office in Amsterdam and an RPO hub operating from Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, the Pulse-Group is dedicated to delivering high quality data and support across their core areas of business.
RCR Wireless News: enabling intelligence on all things wireless for industry leaders and enterprise volume buyers. RCR Wireless News is the premier news source for the wireless communications industry and is first with carrier, distributor, network, handset and mobile content news. Published since 1981, RCR Wireless News keeps our subscribers engaged and informed with breaking stories, enlightened features and invaluable industry insight. RCR Wireless News target audience is executive-level employees at leading wireless companies, and volume buyers at enterprise-class organizations. It is our dedication to editorial excellence that leads executives to consistently choose RCR Wireless News over other industry publications. RCR Wireless News offers daily email alerts so wireless industry professionals can stay informed on industry happenings.
Rhodes University is an outstanding internationally-respected academic institution which proudly affirms its African identity and which is committed to democratic ideals, academic freedom, rigorous scholarship, sound moral values and social responsibility. In pursuit of its vision, the University strives to produce outstanding internationally-accredited graduates who are innovative, analytical, articulate, balanced and adaptable, with a life-long love of learning; and strives, through teaching, research and community service, to contribute to the advancement of international scholarship and the development of the Eastern Cape and Southern Africa.
Sales & Marketing & Executives International, Inc.
Sales & Marketing Executives International (SMEI) is the worldwide organization dedicated to ethical standards, continuing professional development, knowledge sharing, mentoring students and advancing free enterprise. Since no other worldwide executive sales and marketing associations exist, SMEI fills a void by providing a personal and professional community devoted to providing knowledge, growth, leadership and connections between peers in both sales and marketing. With over 10,000 members around the world, members benefit from both the strength of an international organization and the resources that a local chapter provides through ongoing seminars, lectures and networking opportunities.
Sales & Marketing Institute
The Sales & Marketing Institute is a firm focused on the integration of sales and database/direct marketing that then creates a new "total" sales coverage model leading to dramatic improvements in overall sales and marketing productivity. Or, in other words - how to sell more AND spend less! SMI's mission is straightforward. They research and develop information, knowledge and best practices on B2B sales and marketing. Then they deliver that knowledge in multiple methods to the 5 million+ firms in the US who sell other businesses --- yes, the B2B community is that large! www.b2bmarketing.com
SAMENA Telecommunications Council
With a network of members that extends beyond continental borders, SAMENA Telecommunications Council, a multi-continent telecom consortium, aims to be the ultimate promoter of telecom innovations in its member regions and a facilitator for collaboration and knowledge-sharing between regional telecom entities. Such collaboration and knowledge-sharing between operators, vendors, manufacturers, entrepreneurs, educators, R&D experts, and regulators, aids effective resolutions to technical, economical, and legal issues in regions where tough economical and regulatory environments prevail.
A win-win platform, the Council strives to provide its Members in South Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa the power and the means to actively learn the dynamics of telecom markets in the three high-growth regions. SAMENA Members are provided insights to help expedite fulfillment of their organizations' existing goals, as well as ideas that will propel the establishment of new.
SAMENA's scheduled programs, internal committees, and an all-inclusive Web portal, together, will provide companies, professionals, and regulatory authorities means for seeking and suggesting solutions on mutually beneficial and collaborative fronts. A collage of valuable and targeted information, ranging from business-specific country data to latest telecom M&A (merger and acquisition) activities, will be provided to all Members to help them explore new revenue generating opportunities and execute well-informed decision making.
With an expanding member portfolio, the Council is quickly securing strong footing in the region. SAMENA membership is a smart and highly cost-effective investment, which every telecommunications business and professional can afford, and is encouraged to make country's that are part of SAMENA's current network include, Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Notably, however, organizations from countries of Asia Pacific, Europe and North America also form part of the SAMENA membership.
SIFE brings together a diverse network of university students, academic professionals and industry leaders around the shared mission of creating a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business. By contributing their talents to projects that improve the lives of people worldwide, SIFE participants are demonstrating that individuals with a knowledge and passion for business can be a powerful force for change.
Silicon Valley American Marketing Association
Silicon Valley American Marketing Association: SVAMA is the premier chapter of the American Marketing Association. The Association comprises Silicon Valley's marketing thought leaders and keeps members informed about the latest marketing issues and techniques for the IT industry.
Singapore Exhibition Services Pte Ltd
Set up in 1976, Singapore Exhibition Services (SES) has established itself as one of the most innovative and respected exhibition and conference organisers in Asia. A pioneer in the Singapore exhibition industry, SES events have served as important platforms for companies aiming to forge new business contacts in Asia. With a portfolio of international tradeshows already serving the Communications, Engineering, Machinery and Lifestyle industries, SES continues to develop new events to meet market needs. SES events consistently attract a high level of overseas participation with foreign exhibitors accounting for almost 80% of the show floor. SES is a member of Allworld Exhibitions Alliance, a global network with over 50 offices worldwide.
Soaringwords works to empower communities to embrace ill children and families and inspire them to ‘never give up’. Each year, it is estimated that 18% of all children in the U.S. suffer from chronic illness. Soaringwords provides in-person and online support that boosts self-esteem and helps reduce isolation. While doctors and hospitals support chronically and catastrophically ill children with essential medical care, Soaringwords focuses on the psycho-social factors that are essential for patients and families to heal.
Special Olympics is made up of passionate, committed individuals from every walk of life, who recognize the value and unique gifts of people with intellectual disabilities. And who, together, share the common belief in dignity, equality and opportunity for ALL people. Special Olympics is a global nonprofit organization targeting the nearly 200 million people round the world who have intellectual disabilities. With a presence in nearly 200 countries worldwide and seven world-region offices, we are constantly expanding. We can say with all truth that “the sun never sets on the Special Olympics movement.
The Ad Club
The Ad Club is the trade association for the communications industry of New England. Its mission is to connect members of the industry through networking, professional development, events, conferences, job search, and more. Signature Ad Club events include The Hatch Awards and the The Rosoff Awards, industry conferences such ad Magazine Day, Radio Day, and the EDGE Conference, as well as over a dozen small networking and content-based programs.
The American Bankers Association
The American Bankers Association, on behalf of the more than two million men and women who work in the nation's banks, brings together all categories of banking institutions to best represent the interests of this rapidly changing industry. Its membership-which includes community, regional and money center banks and holding companies, as well as savings associations, trust companies and savings banks-makes ABA the largest banking trade association in the country.
The American Kidney Fund
The American Kidney Fund fights kidney disease through direct financial support to patients in need; health education; and prevention efforts. Thanks to the generosity of many Americans who care about their friends and neighbors with kidney disease, in 2008 the American Kidney Fund was able to provide $119.5 million in treatment-related financial assistance to more than 75,000 kidney patients nationwide.
The Asia Digital Marketing Association (ADMA)
The Asia Digital Marketing Association (ADMA) is the voice of, and advocate for, the digital marketing industry in Asia (excluding Japan). The ADMA is an umbrella organization, guided by senior executives in the industry, and charged with gaining consensus and formulating a powerful point of view on all key industry issues. The ADMA actively promotes the benefits of using the Internet and mobile as a channel to communicate with consumers and was established to provide leadership and guidance on issues, criticisms and misconceptions about digital marketing as well as lobbying and public relations assistance for member companies.
The BPCouncil is a virtual community dedicated to providing a vibrant meeting place for brand owners and those that provide them with services. BPCouncil is intended for: brand owners, professional services providers, technology vendors, legal professionals, enforcement agencies, NGOs and regulatory bodies. Being part of this dynamic virtual community enables members to get direct access to up-to-date information and resources...develop a solid social and professional network...and build a strong presence in the Internet-based brand protection world.
The Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP)
The Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) was launched by the International Chamber of Commerce to 1) Connect and mobilize businesses across industries, sectors and national borders in the fight against counterfeiting and piracy; 2) Pool resources and expertise -- creating greater critical mass than any single company or sector could do alone; 3) Amplify the voice and views of business to governments, public and media -- increasing both awareness and understanding of counterfeiting and piracy activities and the associated economic and social harm; 4) Compel government action and the allocation of resources towards strengthened intellectual property rights enforcement; and 5) Create a culture change to ensure intellectual property is respected and protected.
The Canadian Anti-Counterfeiting Network (CACN)
The Canadian Anti-Counterfeiting Network (CACN) is a coalition of individuals, companies, firms and associations that have united in the fight against product counterfeiting and copyright piracy in Canada and internationally. The originating members of CACN include broad-based organizations, such as the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters, the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), the Electro-Federation Canada, and the Canadian Motion Picture Distributors Association; companies from a range of industries; and law firms representing a host of intellectual property (IP) rights holders - Canadian and foreign - with significant businesses in Canada.
The Canadian Marketing Association (CMA)
With more than 800 corporate members, the Canadian Marketing Association is the largest marketing association embracing Canada's major business sectors and all marketing disciplines, channels and technologies. CMA is the marketing community's leading advocate on the key public policy issues affecting both consumer and business-to-business marketers operating in the Canada marketplace. As well, the Association is the principal provider of knowledge, marketing intelligence and professional development opportunities for marketers; and catalyst for networking and business opportunities within the Canadian marketing community.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing
The UK-based Chartered Institute of Marketing is committed to delivering world-class support to equip marketers with the knowledge and tools they need to stay ahead and excel in this most challenging of professions through market leading industry awards and practical courses, and professional services which members can call upon whenever they are needed.
The Coalition for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR)
The Coalition for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR) is a private-public partnership dedicated to advancing intellectual property rights protection, enforcement and reform in Russia, Ukraine, the Baltic States and other countries of the former Soviet Union. Through public education, legislative action and legal reform, CIPR works with our government and private sector partners to establish transparent IPR regimes in the region that adhere to international treaty obligations and standards. CIPR collaborates with the U.S., EU and other WTO member states on IP issues related to WTO accession and bilateral agreements with countries in the region.
The Coalition to Leverage and Optimize Sales Effectiveness (CLOSE)
The Coalition to Leverage and Optimize Sales Effectiveness (CLOSE) is a dynamic web destination and membership community that champions best practices in sales empowerment, aggregate relevant knowledge and insight, and provide a peer-powered environment for networking and interaction among sales executives and professionals
The GetHuman Movement
The GetHuman movement is a consumer group which works to convince enterprises that providing high quality customer service and having satisfied customers costs much less than providing low quality customer service and having unsatisfied customers. It is their goal that the voice of the consumer will be heard and listened to and that automated call center systems will improve and work better for the consumers.
The Healthcare Communication & Marketing Association, Inc. (HCMA)
The Healthcare Communication & Marketing Association, Inc. (HCMA) is a non-profit, national association of healthcare marketing, communications and education professionals dedicated to enhancing and optimizing the careers of its members. The HCMA recognizes excellence in marketing, communications and education that impacts and improves health.
The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI)
The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation located in Washington, DC. As an international development organization and think tank, IIPI is dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding of the use of intellectual property as a tool for economic growth, particularly in developing countries. Since 1998 the Institute has been engaged in a wide range of activities both abroad and within the United States, including critical research, public education, policy and training workshops, technical assistance, institution building and consultative services.
The Marketing Association of Australia and New Zealand
MAANZ is a leading international professional marketing institute focusing on marketing education and training; marketing information; and practical marketing tools and resources for marketing and business development.
The Marketing Executive Circle
The Marketing Executive Circle is an influential platform working to strengthen the stature, credibility and understanding of the strategic marketing and sales functions towards Boards, critical stakeholders and opinion leaders. Members of the Circle are committed to each other success by using their access, connections and expertise for mutual business and personal benefit. Founded on the initiative of a group of senior sales and marketing directors, the Marketing Executive Circle is an exclusive think-tank gathering Chief Marketing Officers and Chief Commercial Officers from Belgium's foremost organizations across multiple sectors and markets.
The Marketing Institute of Singapore
The Marketing Institute of Singapore aims to create marketers through quality education, to connect a community of marketers, and to create a relationship built on integrity and responsibility between our members, our students and our staff. We are committed to an environment where people are encouraged to seize opportunities and push boundaries. We encourage and foster teamwork across the organization by open communication and sharing of ideas. We enjoy what we do and will go the extra mile to get the work done. We strive for excellence in all areas of our organization from understanding our customers' needs to helping them realize their goals. We encourage innovation and learning amongst our staff in their work and personal development.
The Russian Marketing and Advertisement Association
The Russian Marketing and Advertisement Association is a union of professionals from all over Russia, who understand the Russian market. Our aim is to help international brands enter the Russian market and find and help them find their place. Our association strives to be the main advertising and marketing core of Russia and we are proud of what has been accomplished. The RMAA services brands from the USA, South Korea, Great Britain, China, Japan and Vietnam.
The Society for Marketing Professional Services
The Society for Marketing Professional Services (www.smps.org ) represents a dynamic network of more than 6,000 marketing and business development professionals from architectural, engineering, planning, interior design, construction, and specialty construction firms located throughout the United States and Canada. The Society and its 50+ chapters benefit from the support of 3,700 design and building firms, encompassing 80% of the Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms and Top 400 Contractors. SMPS’s mission is to advocate for, educate, and connect leaders in the building industry. SMPS is the only organization dedicated to creating business opportunities in the A/E/C industry.
The United States Council for International Business (USCIB)
The United States Council for International Business (USCIB) promotes international engagement and prudent regulation in support of open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable development and corporate responsibility. Its members include top U.S.-based global companies and professional services firms from every sector of our economy, with operations in every region of the world. With a unique global network encompassing leading international business organizations, USCIB provides business views to policy makers and regulatory authorities worldwide, and works to facilitate international trade and investment
The Wise Marketer
The Wise Marketer provides free daily news and resources for marketing professionals, including surveys, research, customer loyalty, CRM, emerging technologies and developments, trends and forecasts, industry events, a directory of major players and suppliers, and much more. Through the publisher of heavyweight research reports such as The Loyalty Guide and The Marketing Guide, we aim to give marketers, executives and investors in every country and region the pure facts without any hype or bias.
The Word of Mouth Marketing Association
Word of mouth marketing is the most effective form of marketing in existence as it combines the newest strategies, tactics, and channels with the most basic human behavior: People like to talk! But the word of mouth marketing industry is incredibly fast-paced and fluid with important new practices, debates, and trends continually emerging. The Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) is a coalition comprised of hundreds of top marketers who are learning how to encourage and amplify this natural phenomenon while respecting and protecting its honesty and integrity.
Ubuntu Education Fund
Ubuntu Education Fund is dedicated to working with the people of the Eastern Cape Province to develop quality education and healthy communities in the new South Africa.
United Way of America
United Way is a national network of nearly 1,300 local organizations that work to advance the common good by focusing on education, income and health. These are the building blocks for a good life: a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health.
Web Marketing Association
The Web Marketing Association (WMA) was founded in 1997 to help set a high standard for Internet marketing and web development. Staffed by volunteers, this organization is made up of marketing, advertising, public relations and web design professionals from around the world who share a passion for improving the quality of advertising, marketing and web site development on the Internet today and in the future.
whatsnextonline.com is directed by B.L Ochman, marketing strategist, influential blogger, author, and speaker with real world experience helping household brand companies - including Budget Car Rental, IBM and and many others -- build their blog traffic, sales, and reputation through social media marketing.
World Serve International
World Serve International is a non-sectarian, non-profit organization engaged in humanitarian relief and economic development. WorldServe exists to alleviate poverty by giving poor people help for today and hope for tomorrow. Providing sustainable growth opportunities and strategically investing in entrepreneurial communities, WorldServe seeks to restore dignity to people's lives. Recent innovative projects include launching water well drilling operations, strategic medical missions, and micro-finance loans to create job opportunities. WorldServe is a non-political, international organization that partners with a diverse array of businesses, organizations and communities.