The Shopper Revolution Forges Ahead
  • Have you uncovered insights within your organization to drive your marketing over the next 3-5 years?
  • Have you implemented technology that improved your shopper learning process?
  • Have changes in your collaboration process increased your ROI?
Here’s your chance to share your thought-leadership to help define and untangle the complex issues that will affect shopper engagement and drive retail sales for years to come. 
 
The Path to Purchase Institute seeks dynamic retailers, brand manufacturers and other industry leaders as speakers to present at the 2018 P2PSummit, the essential gathering for senior-level brand marketers, retailers and industry professionals charged with unlocking shopper-centric growth through innovative path-to-purchase strategies. 
 
March 12-14, 2018
 and Convention Center
1551 Thoreau Drive North
Schaumburg (Chicago), IL 60173
 
SUBMISSION DEADLINE OCTOBER 4, 2017
SHARE YOUR POINT OF VIEW WITH THE INDUSTRY
 
Summit Overview:
P2PSummit, formerly the Shopper Marketing Summit, is an annual gathering of retailers, consumer good marketers, agency executives and solution providers united by their interest and passion for shopper engagement along today's ever-evolving path to purchase.
 
P2PSummit is focused, efficient and purpose-built to ensure attendees are inspired and invigorated by new ideas, stimulated by content and connected through networking opportunities.
 
Attendees Oversee Path-to-Purchase Strategies for:
  • Brand Manufacturers
  • Retailers
  • Shopper Marketing, Advertising and Promotional Agency Executives
Some Suggested Topics:
  • Omnichannel trends, solutions and strategies 
  • Technology and shopper engagement 
  • The future of shopper (3, 5, 10 years out)
  • Effective brand/retailer collaboration
  • Research and activating on insights
  • Shopper marketing best practices
  • Digital shopper marketing and mobile marketing solutions
  • E-commerce strategies
  • Measurement & ROI of shopper programs
  • Design & creativity in-store
ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF BEING A SPEAKER
  • Complimentary registration to the P2PSummit, including tickets to the Shopper Marketing Effie Awards and the Hall of Fame induction -- a $2,900 value!
  • Industry recognition for yourself and your company.
  • Extensive publicity in promotional materials.
  • Excellent networking opportunities to interact with leading brands and retailers.
  • Access to Summit's private Online Networking Community where you can communicate directly with all attendees.
 
SUBMISSION TIPS AND TOOLS
 
Key Points of Consideration:
  • Presentations run 30 minutes, including Q&A.
  • All content must be educational and free of promotion or product pitches.
  • P2PSummit does not reimburse for speaker travel, lodging or other expenses.
  • Preference is given to current brand and retail marketers to share ideas, insights and current research.
  • Solution providers and agencies are encouraged to bring client co-presenters.
  • Confirm co-presenters are eligible to speak prior to submitting a proposal.
Please Have the Following Information Available​ (you will not be able to save and return): 
  • Speaker name(s), title(s) and company(-ies)
  • Professional biography (50-75 words)
  • JPG or TIF color photo, 5"x7", minimum 300 dpi
  • Presentation title (one line)
  • Presentation summary (100 words), including three bullet points of learning outcomes
  • Summary of any previous presentations and two speaker references
Resources and Dates:
If Selected, You Agree to: 
  • Submit presentation in PowerPoint or Keynote format.
  • Allow audio and/or video recording of presentation for use by the Path to Purchase Institute.
Questions?
For more information, or to discuss a potential topic, email [email protected] or call (773) 992-4415.