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Content Jam - Chicago

Content Jam - Chicago

Chicago’s largest content marketing conference. 300 marketers, top-rated speakers, two days of insights into content strategy, promotion, conversion and analytics.

Content Jam is Chicago’s largest content marketing conference. It takes place in downtown Chicago on November 1st and 2nd. 

The top marketing speakers from around the country, each an expert in a specific marketing niche, guide the attendees through two days of content marketing sessions and networking, fresh insights and new friendships.

Produced by Orbit Media Studios, Content Jam is now in their sixth year. Content Jam started out as a small 80-person event hosted by Orbit Media, Mightybytes, and StoryStudio in our offices on Ravenswood.

Every year the marketing community makes this event more powerful so we’ve stepped up our game to accommodate the demand. It is now the largest content marketing conference in Chicago.

November 1, 2017 – Pre-Jam Workshops

9:00 am – Noon
Pre-Jam Workshop
Email Marketing: Good to Great, Guaranteed ›
Jessica Best  –  Room 400

9:00 am – Noon
Pre-Jam Workshop
Google Analytics: Optimized for B2B & E-Commerce ›
Charles Farina  –  Room 404

2:00 – 5:00 pm
Pre-Jam Workshop
Search Optimization Masterclass ›
Andy Crestodina  –  Room 400

2:00 – 5:00 pm
Pre-Jam Workshop
Stop Writing “Content;” Start Telling STORIES ›
Jill Pollack  –  Room 404

November 2, 2017 – Content Jam Schedule

8:00 am
Sign-In
Registration
6th floor of the Gleacher Center

8:45 am
Welcome to Content Jam
Amanda Gant
Main Room (6th floor)

9:00 am
Opening Keynote
It’s Time to Take Control of Your Own Destiny ›
Gini Dietrich – Main Room (6th floor)

9:55 am
Creation
Creating Content That Converts ›
Joanna Wiebe  –  Main Room (6th floor)

10:40 am
Break
Grab some coffee and head to the breakout sessions.

11:00 am
Choose any session

Strategy
5 Reasons Your Evergreen Content Fails (And How to Bring Them Back to Life) ›
Aaron Ordendorff – Breakout Room 408

Content Creation
Email Marketing: Automation at Every Level ›
Jessica Best –  Breakout Room 404

Measurement
Advanced Analytics: How to Use Data to Optimize, Rank and Win at Semantic SEO ›
Andy Crestodina  –  Breakout Room 400

Promotion
Coming soon ›
Breakout Room 406

12:00 pm
Break
Lunch & Networking

1:00 pm
Choose any session

Creation
How to Build Scalable, SEO-Driven Content Frameworks ›
Robbie Richards – Room 404

Promotion
Youtube Marketing for Businesses and Brands ›
Robert Blake  –  Breakout Room 406

Measurement
To Challenge or Not to Challenge? Matching Your Content to the Moment ›
Tim Riesterer  –  Breakout Room 400

Strategy
Coming Soon ›
TBD  –  Breakout Room 408

1:50 pm
Break
Grab some coffee and head to the main room for final sessions.

2:15 pm
Measurement
Super Advanced Content Marketing and SEO: Higher Rankings and More Traffic in Less Time through Top Secret Ninja Tricks ›
Andy Crestodina  –  Main Room (6th floor)

3:05 pm
Creation
The ABCs of Persuasive Copy ›
Nancy Harhut  –  Main Room (6th floor)

3:45 pm
Break
Grab a snack and meet your fellow marketers.

4:15 pm
Closing Keynote
Your Brain Is Lying To You: Become A Better Marketer By Overcoming Confirmation Bias ›
Michael Aagaard  –  Main Room (6th floor)

5:00 pm
Final Remarks
Amanda Gant
Main Room (6th floor)

5:15 pm
Let’s Celebrate!
After Party, Lizzie McNeill’s Irish Pub ›
2 Blocks Over – 400 N McClurg Ct

 

Speakers Include:

Opening Keynote Speaker
Gini Dietrich
Gini is a bestselling author and internationally acclaimed keynote speaker.

Closing Keynote Speaker
Michael Aagaard
Senior Conversion Optimizer, Unbounce.

Joanna Wiebe
Cofounder, Conversion Copywriter
Copy Hackers and Airstory

Andy Crestodina
Founder & Strategic Director
Orbit Media Studios

Jessica Best
Director of Data-Driven Marketing
Barkley

Tim Riesterer
Chief Strategist and Research Officer
Corporate Visions

Nancy Harhut
Chief Creative Officer
Consultant

Aaron Orendorff
Founder and Big-Gun Blogger
iconiContent

Robbie Richards
Digital Marketing Strategist
RobbieRichards.com

Roberto Blake
CEO and Creative Director
Create Awesome Media

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