One of the largest chapters of the American Marketing Association is located here in Seattle, Washington. Puget Sound AMA (PSAMA) hosts monthly luncheons with really great speakers, along with a yearly conference called MarketSmart.

This year’s event is about opportunity in the face of a struggling economy. It’s a nice mix of new media and traditional media presentations. Come check it out!

Only nine days left to receive the early bird rate…


MarketSmart: The Upside of a Down Economy
May 15, 2009
Bell Harbor International Conference Center, Pier 69, Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA

Don’t miss one of the most anticipated marketing events of the year! Sign up today for:
• Speakers from nationally & locally recognized brands
• Informative topics, strategies and best practices
• Networking
• Business development
• Personal development
• And fun!

Speakers:
Dove: Real Beauty
Sharon MacLeod, Dove Brand Building Director of Unilever Canada

2008 Beijing Olympics
Terrence Burns, President of Helios Partners, Inc.

“The Bravern” Marketing Approach
Dan Ivanoff, Director, Managing Investment
Partner of Schnitzer West

Seattle Sounders
Gary Wright, Senior VP of Business
Operations of Seattle Sounders FC

LinkedIn
Torrey Lincoln of LinkedIn,
Western Region Sales Manager

Viking Bank
Dana Giove, SVP and Retail Banking
Market Manager of Viking Bank

Xbox
Chuck Frizelle, Director of Xbox/Games
Advertising Product Strategy and Planning at Microsoft

Early bird rates (until April 24):
PSAMA Members: $195 Nonmembers: $230 Students: $195
Regular registration (after April 24):
PSAMA Members: $230 Nonmembers: $295 Students: $260
Start: 7:00 AM–Registration
Continental Breakfast and Networking
To register, go to www.psama.org or call (206) 623-8632

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