Sample Agenda


Pre-Conference Intensive Part I 10:00am – 12:30pm
Keynote Luncheon

12:45pm – 2:00pm

Pre-Conference Intensive Part II

2:15pm – 4:30pm

DMA Meet & Greet (International)

6:00pm – 7:00pm

DMA2013 Kick-Off Party

7:00pm – 9:00pm


“Early Bird” Roundup 9:30am – 10:30am
Pre-Conference Intensive Part III

10:30am – 11:20am

Keynote Luncheon

11:30am – 12:45pm

Pre-Conference Intensive Part IV

12:50pm – 1:50pm

DMA Master Class 10:30am – 11:20am/1:00pm – 1:45pm
Exhibit Hall Opens 2:00pm – 5:30pm
Taste of Chicago
DMA Ambassador Program (DMA Booth) 2:30pm – 5:00pm
Town Hall Discussion (varied content throughout the day) 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Innovation Awards Presentation & Reception 5:30pm – 6:30pm


“Early Bird” Roundup 8:00am – 8:30am
Opening General Session 8:45am – 10:25am
Exhibit Hall Open 10:00am – 5:00pm
Strategic Summit 11:00am –  4:30pm
Town Hall Discussion
(varied content throughout the day) 11:00am – 5:00pm
The Concurrents 11:15am – 12:15pm
Solutions Showdown (TS) 11:15am – 12:15pm
Fast Forward 11:30am – 12:15pm  *Survivor Series
Lunch in Hall 12:30pm – 1:30pm
DMA Ambassadors Program (DMA Booth) 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Ask the Experts Roundtables (30) 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Thought Leadership Series (4) 1:45pm – 2:30pm
The Concurrents 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Market Intelligence Modules 3:00pm – 4:30pm (NEW)
Solutions Showdown (TS) 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Exhibit Hall Block Party 4:00pm – 5:00pm (NEW)
Keynote 5:00pm – 5:45pm


“Early Bird” Roundup 8:00am – 8:30am
Going Global Breakfast Roundtable 8:00am – 9:00am (NEW)
Thought Leadership Series (4) 8:45am – 9:45am
Exhibit Hall

10:00am – 5:00pm

General Session: Keynote (Marketer of the Year) 10:15am – 11:15am
The Concurrents 11:30am – 12:15pm
Fast Forward 11:30am – 12:15pm
Sexy Little Numbers 11:30am – 12:15pm
1:1 Gurus 11:30am – 12:15pm/2:00pm – 4:00pm
Hall of Fame Lunch

12:30pm – 1:45pm

Face Off 2:00pm – 3:00pm
The Concurrents 2:00pm – 3:00pm
DMA Happy Hour (Passport to Prizes) 3:00pm – 4:00pm
DMA13 Spotlight Session 3:15pm – 4:00pm
Thought Leadership Series (4) 4:15pm – 5:00pm
ECHO Awards Reception 6:30pm – 7:00pm
ECHO Ceremony 7:00pm – 9:45pm
ECHO After Party 10:00pm – until


“Early Bird” Roundup

8:00am – 8:30am

Thought Leadership Series (4) 9:00am – 9:45am
Modified Workshops (2) 9:00am – 9:45am
The Concurrents 10:00am – 10:45pm

General Session: Keynote

11:00am – 12:00pm
Boxed Lunch 12:15pm – 1:00pm
Post-Conference Certification Part I

1:00 pm – 4:30pm


Post-Conference Certification Part I

8:30am – 12:00pm

Working Lunch

12:10pm – 1:00pm

Post-Conference Certification Part III

1:00pm – 2:45pm



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