Open Call for CGSM Speaker Proposals

Consumer Goods Technology is now accepting speaking proposals from dynamic consumer goods sales and marketing executives for the 2017 Consumer Goods Sales & Marketing Summit taking place June 5-7 in New York City.  We invite you to submit a proposal of your presentation that will educate and inspire attendees to take their sales and marketing strategies to a new dimension.

Since 2004, Consumer Goods Technology has been producing the Consumer Goods Sales & Marketing Summit, the most empowering industry conference focused on best practices and insights that are defining the future of sales and marketing in the CG industry. More than 350 senior-level sales and marketing decision-makers from the industry come together annually for top-level strategic and tactical content, as well as outstanding peer-to-peer networking. 

The Summit is a great opportunity for speakers to tell powerful CG sales and marketing stories.  Do you have one you would like to share around this year’s theme of “Driving Digital Engagement.”

Deadlines and Submissions
The proposal deadline is Monday, Feb. 27.

Event Details
Date: June 5-7, 2017
Location: Roosevelt Hotel, New York City

Speaker Benefits
As a Summit speaker, you will get:

  • Complimentary registration to the entire event, which includes admission to all sessions, keynote presentations, and the CMO of the Year Award Ceremony.

  • Industry recognition for yourself and your company or brand.

  • Extensive publicity in Consumer Goods Technology, promotional emails, CGT marketing materials, newsletters and social media sites including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

  • Excellent networking opportunities to interact with leading brands and solution providers.

  • Access to the Summit's private Online Networking Community via the event app, where you can communicate directly with all Summit attendees.

Consumer Goods Technology has determined these topic areas are of high relevance to this year’s Summit attendees:

  • Data & Analytics
  • Digital Engagement
  • Retailer Connections
  • Shopper Connections
  • Disrupting the Path to Purchase
  • Digital Disruption: Mobility
  • Consumer Direct
  • Consumer Connections
  • Digital Promotions
  • Sales & Marketing Trends
  • Digital Disruption: IoT

Details for Submissions
For proper consideration, you are asked to supply all of this information at the time of your submission:

  • Speaker name, title and company, email and phone
  • Short biography (50-75 words)
  • JPG or TIF photo, 5”x7”, minimum 300 dpi
  • Presentation title (one line)
  • Short summary of content to be delivered (100 words), followed by three bullet points of what audience members can expect to “take away”
  • Summary of previous conference speaking engagements and two speaker references including name, company, email and phone

Submit your proposals to EnsembleIQ Director of Tech Event Content John Hall at [email protected]; Subject Line: 2017 CGSM Speaker Proposal

Review Process
Upon receipt, session proposals will be reviewed by the editorial leads for the Summit. If CGT is interested in your proposal we will set a call for you and the editorial team to discuss the proposed content in full detail to see where it could be a “best fit” on the agenda. In all instances, the Summit editorial team is seeking the strongest content for every opportunity.

For more information, or to discuss a potential topic, please contact EnsembleIQ Director of Tech Event Content John Hall at [email protected], or 973-607-1331.

Thank you for your interest and support of Consumer Goods Technology’s programming efforts.