41st Annual Impact Marketing Seminar Program AnnouncedOctober 25, 2016
M. Shanken Communications, Inc., New York, will host the 41st Annual Impact Marketing Seminar on Thursday, March 9 next year at The Pierre in New York City.The Seminar brings together CEOs, presidents and senior marketing executives of leading companies from around the world. In past years, the event has also been held in London, Paris, Tokyo, Berlin and Madrid. Distinguished luncheon speakers have included Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, Vice President Dick Cheney, Secretaries of State Dr. Henry Kissinger, Alexander Haig and Madeleine Albright, Ambassador John Bolton and Journalist Walter Cronkite, among many others.
This year’s program includes the following featured speakers:
•Takeshi Niinami, President & CEO of Suntory Holdings Ltd., who will discuss “Suntory’s Vision for the Future”;
•Paul Duffy, Chairman & CEO of Pernod Ricard North America, on “Spirits Trends in the U.S. Market”;
•James Thompson, Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer of Diageo NA, on “Marketing to Millennials”;
•Wayne Chaplin, CEO, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, on “Southern Glazer’s: Transforming Distribution in America”;
•Peter Faricy, Vice President, General Manager, Amazon Marketplace, on “Amazon’s Strategy for the Wine Market of Tomorrow”;
•Rick Tigner, CEO, Jackson Family Wines, on “California’s Booming Premium Wine Market,” and
•Danny Meyer, CEO, Union Square Hospitality Group, on “The Future of Fine Dining in America.”
The program host is Marvin R. Shanken, Chairman of M. Shanken Communications, and the moderators are Vice Chairman Michael Moaba and David Fleming, Executive Editor of Shanken News Daily, Shanken’s Impact and Market Watch.
Seating is limited. This event normally sells out early. For more details and to register now, go to www.impactseminar.com.