ProcureCon Marketing Connect is a private, invitation-only virtual event customized for senior-level marketing procurement & sourcing practitioners. During crisis comes opportunity. The mission of ProcureCon Marketing Connect is to provide an interactive, high-level platform for the exchange of ideas, best practices and timely perspectives on moving beyond these turbulent times.

A Unique Experience


The ProcureCon Marketing Connect Virtual Event is an online forum mirroring our in-person Connect events. We’re bringing you exclusive knowledge from top-notch industry leaders at the touch of a button.

Here's what you get when you attend:

Pre-Scheduled 1:1 Meetings

See someone on our attendee list you want to meet? Mutually matched and pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings with your prospects and peers make it easy to further business. No more fruitless conversation. No more tradeshows.


Executive-Level Content

We provide custom-made, high-level content that fosters a fruitful dialogue among participants. Engage with your peers on top-of-mind issues including how marketing procurement can be a diversity advocate, examining the future of agency relationships, and how to source the latest and greatest martech.


Exclusive Networking

Meet only the most senior-level executives in an intimate and interactive environment at our breakout rooms, 1:1 meetings, roundtables, and more.


Our Speakers. Your Visionaries.

Antonio Humphreys

Antonio Humphreys

Group Manager

Adobe Inc.

Catherine Jones

Catherine Jones

Director, Sourcing & Operations

VMWare

Simona Rabsatt Butler

Simona Rabsatt Butler

Senior Director, Global Sourcing – Marketing, Creative, and Production

Visa

Michael Rafferty

Michael Rafferty

Executive Director, Global Marketing Procurement

Kaplan

Scott Kane

Scott Kane

Marketing Sourcing Manager, Agencies and Digital Media

Uber

Steven Morse

Steven Morse

Senior Procurement Consultant, Marketing Procurement

Toyota North America

Jose Molina

Jose Molina

Marketing Procurement Manager

Constellation Brands

Donald Lee

Donald Lee

Senior Director, Global Sourcing - Media and Digital

Visa

Catherine Haiston

Catherine Haiston

Senior Direcctor, Strategic Sourcing

Gap

Phil Zolit

Phil Zolit

Manager, Procurement

Metropolitian Museum of Art

Jason Cammorata

Jason Cammorata

SVP, Head of Global Operations

MDC Partners

Frank DeRosa

Frank DeRosa

SVP, Client Sourcing & Optimization

Weber Shandwick

Kim Johnson

Kim Johnson

SVP, Category Management Marketing & Digital

Truist

Martin O’Neill

Martin O’Neill

Head of Strategic Sourcing-Marketing

Twitter

Manuel Guevara

Manuel Guevara

Director – Media & Content Procurement

GSK

Steven Thomas

Steven Thomas

Senior Global Procurement, Sourcing and Contracts

Robert Half International

Andy Shape

Andy Shape

President

Stran Promotional Products

Will Kewley

Will Kewley

Production Manager

TeamPeople

Sydni Craig-Hart

Sydni Craig-Hart

Chief Executive Officer

Smart Simple Marketing

Jim Wallace

Jim Wallace

CEO and Founder

ASM and Partners

Jason Galloway

Jason Galloway

Managing Director

KPMG Marketing Consulting

Sebastien Slek

Sebastien Slek

Executive Director - Global Sourcing Marketing

Warner Media

Our Agenda

Day One - August 24, 2020: Strengthening the Foundation For Excellence

  • 12:55 pm - 1:00 pm

    12:55 pm - 1:00 pm

    Michael Dunlap, Program Director, ProcureCon Marketing Connect

  • 1:00 pm - 1:10 pm

    1:00 pm - 1:10 pm

  • 1:10 pm - 1:30 pm

    1:10 pm - 1:30 pm

    Andy Shape, President, Stran Promotional Products
    Scott Kane, Marketing Sourcing Manager, Agencies and Digital Media, Uber
    Jason Cammorata, SVP, Head of Global Operations, MDC Partners
    Michael Rafferty, Executive Director, Global Marketing Procurement, Kaplan

    Moderator: Andy Shape, President, Stran Promotional Products

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  • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    Jim Wallace, CEO and Founder, ASM and Partners
    Catherine Jones, Director, Sourcing & Operations, VMWare

    Moderator: Jim Wallace, CEO and Founder, ASM and Partners

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  • 2:00 pm - 2:20 pm

    2:00 pm - 2:20 pm

    Jason Galloway, Managing Director, KPMG Marketing Consulting
    Sebastien Slek, Executive Director - Global Sourcing Marketing, Warner Media

    There is no denying the pandemic has resulted in this year’s marketing plans being thrown to the wayside. New pressing challenges have emerged for marketing…building agility to rapidly pivot plans…driving greater business results with fewer dollars…managing increased risk of agency insolvency. This fireside chat will discuss specific actions procurement can take to help enable marketing agility, effectiveness and risk mitigation.

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  • 2:20 pm - 2:40 pm

    2:20 pm - 2:40 pm

    Michael Dunlap, Program Director, ProcureCon Marketing Connect
    Antonio Humphreys, Group Manager, Adobe Inc.

    Moderator: Mike Dunlap, Program Director, ProcureCon Marketing Connect

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  • 2:40 pm - 3:00 pm

    2:40 pm - 3:00 pm

  • 3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

    3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

  • 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

    3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

    Roundtable 1 - Restarting Production In A Post-Covid World

    Roundtable 2 - Where Does Physical Media (e.g., Print, Promotional Items) Fit Into Your Marketing Mix 

    Roundtable 3 - Getting The Most Out Of Your Agency Spend

    Roundtable 4 - Agency KPI Management

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  • 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    4:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Day Two - August 25, 2020: Delivering Results In A Time Of Uncertainty

  • 12:55 pm - 1:00 pm

    12:55 pm - 1:00 pm

    Michael Dunlap, Program Director, ProcureCon Marketing Connect

  • 1:00 pm - 1:10 pm

    1:00 pm - 1:10 pm

  • 1:10 pm - 1:40 pm

    1:10 pm - 1:40 pm

    Will Kewley, Production Manager, TeamPeople
    Kim Johnson, SVP, Category Management Marketing & Digital, Truist

    Moderator: Will Kewley, TeamPeople

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  • 1:40 pm - 2:10 pm

    1:40 pm - 2:10 pm

    Sydni Craig-Hart, Chief Executive Officer, Smart Simple Marketing
    Simona Rabsatt Butler, Senior Director, Global Sourcing – Marketing, Creative, and Production, Visa
    Catherine Haiston, Senior Direcctor, Strategic Sourcing, Gap
    Martin O’Neill, Head of Strategic Sourcing-Marketing, Twitter
    Manuel Guevara, Director – Media & Content Procurement, GSK

    Moderator: Sydni Craig-Hart, Chief Executive Officer, Smart Simple Marketing

    Learn more
  • 2:10 pm - 2:40 pm

    2:10 pm - 2:40 pm

    Michael Dunlap, Program Director, ProcureCon Marketing Connect
    Jose Molina, Marketing Procurement Manager, Constellation Brands
    Steven Morse, Senior Procurement Consultant, Marketing Procurement, Toyota North America

    Moderator: Mike Dunlap, Program Director, ProcureCon Marketing Connect

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  • 2:40 pm - 3:00 pm

    2:40 pm - 3:00 pm

  • 3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

    3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

  • 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

    3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

    Donald Lee, Senior Director, Global Sourcing - Media and Digital, Visa
    Steven Thomas, Senior Global Procurement, Sourcing and Contracts, Robert Half International
    Frank DeRosa, SVP, Client Sourcing & Optimization, Weber Shandwick
    Steven Morse, Senior Procurement Consultant, Marketing Procurement, Toyota North America

    1. Agency RFP/Selection Process and Best Practices 

    Donald Lee, Senior Director, Global Sourcing – Media and Digital, Visa

    2. How You Can Make A Difference – Marketing Procurement As An Advocate For Diversity (Follow Up Discussion) 

    Steven Thomas, Senior Global Procurement, Sourcing and Contracts Manager, Robert Half International

    3. Agency Compensation 

    Frank DeRosa, SVP, Client Sourcing & Optimization, Weber Shandwick

    4. Getting Under The Hood Of Programmatic Buying 

    Steven Morse, Sr. Procurement Consultant, Marketing Procurement, Toyota North America

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  • 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    4:00 pm - 4:00 pm

What Attendees Are Saying

Future Facing

“An outstanding event bringing together a plethora of industry peers and subject master experts to share best practices, experiences, and forward-looking thoughts.”

Steve Dubroff, Senior Director Procurement, Hilton

Perfect Timimg

"The timing of this conference could not have been better. It’s about time marketing procurement had a space to talk about our specific challenges and pain-points!"

Min Kang, Unilever Marketing Procurement, Unilever

Exactly What I Needed!

"Tactical, strategic, AND future-facing – ProcureCon’s speakers covered all aspects of what’s to come in marketing procurement. The content was exactly what I needed to build my department goals for next year."

Leon Pilosof, EVP, Head of Procurement, Lionsgate


Brands Who Rely On ProcureCon 
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Why You Should Listen In

No Cost If You Qualify

All sessions are free of charge for qualifying attendees. This is major value at ZERO cost.


Always Accessible Content

If you can't make all of the sessions, no biggie. Everyone registered gets a copy of the on-demand sessions.


No OOO Necessary

Enjoy all the perks of a live event from the comfort of your own home.


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Frequently Asked Questions

How will I access the sessions?
You will attend the sessions, meet our partners, and gain access to valuable resources in our online conference center.

Do I need to download or install any software to be able to attend this event?
No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate in our conference. You only need to have access to the Internet.

Will the sessions be recorded?
Yes. The sessions will be recorded and available for free for a limited time but you must sign up in advance.

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