Schedule & Session Lineup

September 23, 2020 | 8am - 5pm PT

September 23, 2020
8am - 5pm PT

Not to brag, but there’s over 25 sessions to choose from—add your favorites to your calendar so you don’t miss them! Or better yet, join us for the whole day.

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8:00am PT
Welcome
8:05am PT
Instagram x @kevonstage: How Creators Can Get The Most From Instagram Instagram Reels & Monetization + info Kevin Fredrick aka @kevonstage chats to Instagram’s Creator Marketing Lead Natalie Chan about the latest Instagram creator monetization tools, an early look at Reels since its launch, and the lowdown on making it on Instagram as a creator.

Natalie Chan
Kevin Fredrick

Instagram Add to Calendar
+ info Kevin Fredrick aka @kevonstage chats to Instagram’s Creator Marketing Lead Natalie Chan about the latest Instagram creator monetization tools, an early look at Reels since its launch, and the lowdown on making it on Instagram as a creator. Add to Calendar
8:30am PT
The Visual Experience Movement: The Future of Brand and Customer Engagement Social Media Strategy + info Customer expectations have changed a ton over the past few years. Worried about keeping up? We got you. Based on insights from over 4M users, Later’s Senior VP of Marketing and Growth will share an exclusive look at how the game has changed, the new way to connect with customers, and introduce a visual experience playbook.

Cameron Uganec

Later
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+ info Customer expectations have changed a ton over the past few years. Worried about keeping up? We got you. Based on insights from over 4M users, Later’s Senior VP of Marketing and Growth will share an exclusive look at how the game has changed, the new way to connect with customers, and introduce a visual experience playbook. Add to Calendar
8:40am PT
How to Master TikTok And Grow Your Brand TikTok Growth Hacks + info TikTok took 2020 by storm. The fun, weird, and goofy platform has a low barrier to entry—anyone (and we mean anyone) can go viral overnight. In this session, content creator and social media coach Jera Foster-Fell spills all her secrets for building brand awareness and generating new leads on TikTok, no dancing required

Jera Foster-Fell

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+ info TikTok took 2020 by storm. The fun, weird, and goofy platform has a low barrier to entry—anyone (and we mean anyone) can go viral overnight. In this session, content creator and social media coach Jera Foster-Fell spills all her secrets for building brand awareness and generating new leads on TikTok, no dancing required Add to Calendar
9:05am PT
Consistency is Key: Creating Content For TikTok, Instagram & YouTube Content Creation + info Style influencer and entrepreneur Brittany Xavier knows exactly how to create valuable and consistent content—just ask her 1.5M followers on Instagram (and 3M on TikToK!). In this keynote, she’ll teach you how to cross-promote on different platforms, create scroll-stopping videos, and leave your audience wanting more.

Brittany Xavier

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+ info Style influencer and entrepreneur Brittany Xavier knows exactly how to create valuable and consistent content—just ask her 1.5M followers on Instagram (and 3M on TikToK!). In this keynote, she’ll teach you how to cross-promote on different platforms, create scroll-stopping videos, and leave your audience wanting more. Add to Calendar
9:20am PT
How to Accelerate Your Instagram Growth Social Media Strategy + info How do you grow on Instagram? Enter social media strategist Nana Agyemang. With experience growing Instagram communities for brands like The Cut and EveryStylishGirl, she’s full of tips. In this session, she’ll share valuable growth strategies you can implement—and she has real-life examples to prove it.

Nana Agyemang

EveryStylishGirl
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+ info How do you grow on Instagram? Enter social media strategist Nana Agyemang. With experience growing Instagram communities for brands like The Cut and EveryStylishGirl, she’s full of tips. In this session, she’ll share valuable growth strategies you can implement—and she has real-life examples to prove it. Add to Calendar
9:40am PT
Goodbye Overwhelm: How To Create a Stress-Free Content Calendar Content Planning + info What are content pillars? What’s the difference between macro and micro content? Christina Galbalto has all the answers. As a content creator and social media strategist, Christina will show you how to identify the right platforms for your business and create a content calendar from scratch. Bonus: this session includes a writing activity, so get your pen ready!

Christina Galbato

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+ info What are content pillars? What’s the difference between macro and micro content? Christina Galbalto has all the answers. As a content creator and social media strategist, Christina will show you how to identify the right platforms for your business and create a content calendar from scratch. Bonus: this session includes a writing activity, so get your pen ready! Add to Calendar
Creator Power Hour
10:05am PT
10:05am PT
Your Niche is You: How to Stand Out as a Content Creator Content Creation + info Think the market is too oversaturated to become a content creator? We’ll tell you a little secret: that’s not true. In this session, lifestyle influencer Jaci Marie shares why focusing on a niche audience may be more important than a niche subject, and how you can set yourself apart on social media.

Jaci Marie Smith

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+ info Think the market is too oversaturated to become a content creator? We’ll tell you a little secret: that’s not true. In this session, lifestyle influencer Jaci Marie shares why focusing on a niche audience may be more important than a niche subject, and how you can set yourself apart on social media. Add to Calendar
10:30am PT
Straight from the Source: How Creators Should Use Pinterest Pinterest + info Get strategic tips and insights for your Pinterest strategy straight from the source. As Pinterest’s Global Creator Marketing Lead, Ashley knows exactly how creators should use the platform to build an audience and inspire others. This session is full of do’s and don’ts, key takeaways, and three steps to optimizing your content. Get to Pinning!

Ashley Schroeder

Pinterest Add to Calendar
+ info Get strategic tips and insights for your Pinterest strategy straight from the source. As Pinterest’s Global Creator Marketing Lead, Ashley knows exactly how creators should use the platform to build an audience and inspire others. This session is full of do’s and don’ts, key takeaways, and three steps to optimizing your content. Get to Pinning! Add to Calendar
10:55am PT
The Power of Storytelling on Social Media Storytelling + info Everyone loves a story that can capture and keep our attention from beginning to end. In this session, videographer and YouTuber Sawyer Hartman asks: “What story are you trying to tell?” Sawyer’s tips will help you find your voice and learn how to use storytelling to share your message with the world.

Sawyer Hartman

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+ info Everyone loves a story that can capture and keep our attention from beginning to end. In this session, videographer and YouTuber Sawyer Hartman asks: “What story are you trying to tell?” Sawyer’s tips will help you find your voice and learn how to use storytelling to share your message with the world. Add to Calendar
11:15am PT
Scaling Your YouTube Presence Storytelling + info YouTube has billions of users, and it isn’t slowing down anytime soon. But it can be a daunting platform for creators without any video experience. Luckily, YouTube’s Sara Snyder is here to share her tips on how to create a strategy that will engage your audience, increase views, and monetize content. Cha-ching.

Sara Snyder

Youtube Add to Calendar
+ info YouTube has billions of users, and it isn’t slowing down anytime soon. But it can be a daunting platform for creators without any video experience. Luckily, YouTube’s Sara Snyder is here to share her tips on how to create a strategy that will engage your audience, increase views, and monetize content. Cha-ching. Add to Calendar
11:35am PT
Nerves, Be Gone! How To Show Up Confidently on Instagram Live Instagram Live + info Going on Instagram Live can be intimidating—especially when you have little public speaking experience. Business and Instagram coach Isis Woods helps her clients show up confidently on camera, and is sharing all the ways you can use Instagram Live to position yourself as an expert in your industry.

Isis Woods

The Digital Sales Guru
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+ info Going on Instagram Live can be intimidating—especially when you have little public speaking experience. Business and Instagram coach Isis Woods helps her clients show up confidently on camera, and is sharing all the ways you can use Instagram Live to position yourself as an expert in your industry. Add to Calendar
Future of Marketing
11:50am PT
11:50am PT
The Business of Belonging: How To Create More Inclusive Marketing Diversity & Inclusion + info Strategist and consultant Sonia Thompson knows firsthand how it feels to be excluded (hint: not great). In this session, Sonia breaks down 5 steps you and your brand can take to create more inclusive marketing and attract diverse customers. Making representation a priority should be at the top of your list this year—and Sonia will show you how.

Sonia Thompson

Thompson Media Group
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+ info Strategist and consultant Sonia Thompson knows firsthand how it feels to be excluded (hint: not great). In this session, Sonia breaks down 5 steps you and your brand can take to create more inclusive marketing and attract diverse customers. Making representation a priority should be at the top of your list this year—and Sonia will show you how. Add to Calendar
12:10pm PT
Marketing in a Post-Binary World Diversity & Inclusion + info “Gender neutral” isn’t a category you can choose to target customers, so how do brands market products that aren’t aimed at a specific gender? In this session, Matthew Herman, co-founder and creator of Boy Smells, will look at the challenges of marketing a degendered product, and how to adjust your strategy in a post-binary world.

Matthew Herman

Boy Smells
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+ info “Gender neutral” isn’t a category you can choose to target customers, so how do brands market products that aren’t aimed at a specific gender? In this session, Matthew Herman, co-founder and creator of Boy Smells, will look at the challenges of marketing a degendered product, and how to adjust your strategy in a post-binary world. Add to Calendar
12:30pm PT
Gen Z: Marketing to The New Generation on The Block Generation Z + info Generation Zers are creator-driven, value conscious, and drawn to brands who “keep it real”. In this session, the co-founders of PRZM will share 5 ways you can reach, capture and retain Gen Z in 2020 and beyond. Hint: memes aren’t the only way to their hearts.

PRZM

PRZM
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+ info Generation Zers are creator-driven, value conscious, and drawn to brands who “keep it real”. In this session, the co-founders of PRZM will share 5 ways you can reach, capture and retain Gen Z in 2020 and beyond. Hint: memes aren’t the only way to their hearts. Add to Calendar
12:50pm PT
A Simple Guide to Creating Your Own AR Filter AR Filters + info Want to create your own Instagram and Facebook filters? SuperHi, an online digital arts school, is here to help. With a mission to “make the complex seem easier”, CEO and founder Rik Lomas will walk you through creating an AR filter from scratch. Trust us, no professional coding experience is required.

Rik Lomas

SuperHi
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+ info Want to create your own Instagram and Facebook filters? SuperHi, an online digital arts school, is here to help. With a mission to “make the complex seem easier”, CEO and founder Rik Lomas will walk you through creating an AR filter from scratch. Trust us, no professional coding experience is required. Add to Calendar
Influencer Marketing Power Hour
1:10pm PT
1:10pm PT
The New Rules of Influencer Marketing for 2021 & Beyond Influencer Marketing + info The influencer world moves at lightning speed—but these five can help you navigate it. Buzzfeed’s Steph McNeal is joined by Kayley Reed, Aysha Harun, Chris Lin, and Brock Williams to discuss brand partnerships, advocating for diversity, and more. It’s a can’t-miss panel full of insights about the future of influencer marketing.

Steph McNeal

Buzzfeed

Chris Lin & Brock Williams

Yummertime

Kayley Reed

Aysha Harun

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+ info The influencer world moves at lightning speed—but these five can help you navigate it. Buzzfeed’s Steph McNeal is joined by Kayley Reed, Aysha Harun, Chris Lin, and Brock Williams to discuss brand partnerships, advocating for diversity, and more. It’s a can’t-miss panel full of insights about the future of influencer marketing. Add to Calendar
1:40pm PT
Influencer Marketing for Small Businesses Influencer Marketing + info Not sure where to start with influencer marketing? Have no fear, Later’s PR & Influencer Marketing Manager shares everything she’s learned over the past 10 years. In this session, Chrissy Abram gives you the 411 on the value of influencer marketing and how you can use it to scale your community.

Chrissy Abram

Later
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+ info Not sure where to start with influencer marketing? Have no fear, Later’s PR & Influencer Marketing Manager shares everything she’s learned over the past 10 years. In this session, Chrissy Abram gives you the 411 on the value of influencer marketing and how you can use it to scale your community. Add to Calendar
1:55pm PT
Bring Your Brand to Life with User-Generated Content UGC Instagram Strategy + info Crafting a solid user-generated content (UGC) strategy is an important tool for growing your community on Instagram. With different types of UGC and new rules for crediting, there’s a lot that goes into curating the best content for your feed. In this session, the co-founder and CMO of Better Booch will teach you how to make UGC work for your brand and convert followers into customers.

Ashleigh Lockerbie

Better Booch
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+ info Crafting a solid user-generated content (UGC) strategy is an important tool for growing your community on Instagram. With different types of UGC and new rules for crediting, there’s a lot that goes into curating the best content for your feed. In this session, the co-founder and CMO of Better Booch will teach you how to make UGC work for your brand and convert followers into customers. Add to Calendar
2:10pm PT
A Crash Course in IGTV with Thrillist, PopSugar and more IGTV + info IGTV is no longer Instagram’s newest feature (hello Reels!), but it’s still a valuable tool for your social media strategy. Erin Weaver is the Director of Audience Development at Group Nine Media and she works with brands like Thrillist, PopSugar and more to create premium digital content. Using real-life examples, Erin will share how to build a winning IGTV strategy that gets tons of views.

Erin Weaver

Group Nine Media
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+ info IGTV is no longer Instagram’s newest feature (hello Reels!), but it’s still a valuable tool for your social media strategy. Erin Weaver is the Director of Audience Development at Group Nine Media and she works with brands like Thrillist, PopSugar and more to create premium digital content. Using real-life examples, Erin will share how to build a winning IGTV strategy that gets tons of views. Add to Calendar
2:35pm PT
Time Saving Hacks: How to Repurpose Content on Instagram Content Creation + info Natasha Samuel, founder of Sol Studio, has mastered the art of repurposing. In this session, she’ll share 13 content creation ideas that are ready to be implemented (like, right now). You’ll learn practical tips to repurpose content, stay true to your brand, and most importantly—save valuable time. You’ll be a pro in no time.

Natasha Samuel

Sol Studio Marketing
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+ info Natasha Samuel, founder of Sol Studio, has mastered the art of repurposing. In this session, she’ll share 13 content creation ideas that are ready to be implemented (like, right now). You’ll learn practical tips to repurpose content, stay true to your brand, and most importantly—save valuable time. You’ll be a pro in no time. Add to Calendar
Branding Power Hour
2:50pm PT
2:50pm PT
The End of an Era: Why Aesthetics Should Take A Backseat to Branding Personal Branding + info Hot take: as long as you have a strong brand message, your content can be “bad” and still get thousands of views, clicks, and engagement. In this session, artist and author Adam J. Kurtz advocates for why overly polished, perfectly curated content shouldn’t be your top priority. Spicy, we know.

Adam J. Kurtz

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+ info Hot take: as long as you have a strong brand message, your content can be “bad” and still get thousands of views, clicks, and engagement. In this session, artist and author Adam J. Kurtz advocates for why overly polished, perfectly curated content shouldn’t be your top priority. Spicy, we know. Add to Calendar
3:10pm PT
How to Grow Your Audience & Build Your Community on Instagram Personal Branding + info “Make sure everything you do provides value.” In this keynote, Courtney Quinn shares her approach to building a brand and growing a community on Instagram. Get actionable tips on how to choose brand pillars, identify your audience, and foster a supportive community.

Courtney Quinn

ColorMeCourtney
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+ info “Make sure everything you do provides value.” In this keynote, Courtney Quinn shares her approach to building a brand and growing a community on Instagram. Get actionable tips on how to choose brand pillars, identify your audience, and foster a supportive community. Add to Calendar
3:35pm PT
Brand Building & Creating Content That Resonates Marketing Psychology + info This year, brands were forced to adapt and navigate new ways to engage with their audience online. In this session, author, lecturer, and strategist Kai D. Wright shares 5 secrets to producing relevant content as the world changes. Using psychology and research, Kai D. Wright will help you develop a winning formula for brand building in 2021 and beyond.

Kai D. Wright

Ogilvy
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+ info This year, brands were forced to adapt and navigate new ways to engage with their audience online. In this session, author, lecturer, and strategist Kai D. Wright shares 5 secrets to producing relevant content as the world changes. Using psychology and research, Kai D. Wright will help you develop a winning formula for brand building in 2021 and beyond. Add to Calendar
4:00pm PT
The Ultimate Checklist for Running Click-Worthy Paid Ads Paid Ads + info As a digital entrepreneur and founder of ilovecreatives, Puno is no stranger to running paid ads. In this session, she shares her checklist for running ad campaigns on social media—from managing costs to experimenting with types of content. You’ll be able to apply her tips to your ad strategy, no matter the size of your business.

Puno

ilovecreatives & PeopleMap
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+ info As a digital entrepreneur and founder of ilovecreatives, Puno is no stranger to running paid ads. In this session, she shares her checklist for running ad campaigns on social media—from managing costs to experimenting with types of content. You’ll be able to apply her tips to your ad strategy, no matter the size of your business. Add to Calendar
Community Building Power Hour
4:15pm PT
4:15pm PT
Stay Golde: The Importance of Building a Digital Community Digital Community + info In 2017, health and beauty brand Golde launched with just one product and a small audience. Since then, they’ve grown to a community of over 87,000 followers who are obsessed with their latte blends and face masks. Join Golde’s CEO and co-founder, Trinity Mouzon Wofford, as she shares key learnings to growing an authentic following and how you can apply it to your business.

Trinity Mouzon Wofford

Golde
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+ info In 2017, health and beauty brand Golde launched with just one product and a small audience. Since then, they’ve grown to a community of over 87,000 followers who are obsessed with their latte blends and face masks. Join Golde’s CEO and co-founder, Trinity Mouzon Wofford, as she shares key learnings to growing an authentic following and how you can apply it to your business. Add to Calendar
4:40pm PT
Why Authenticity is the Key to Growing An Engaged Community Instagram Growth + info In less than 20 minutes, you’ll learn how to accelerate your Instagram growth from one of the best in the biz. Her secret? Authenticity. In this keynote, Sarah Nicole Landry (aka The Birds Papaya) shares her journey to achieving over 1 million followers, gives you tips to create genuine connections, and reminds you why your voice matters.

Sarah Nicole Landry

The Birds Papaya Inc
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+ info In less than 20 minutes, you’ll learn how to accelerate your Instagram growth from one of the best in the biz. Her secret? Authenticity. In this keynote, Sarah Nicole Landry (aka The Birds Papaya) shares her journey to achieving over 1 million followers, gives you tips to create genuine connections, and reminds you why your voice matters. Add to Calendar
5:00pm PT
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