414digital's digital showcase is a year-end gathering for those interested in connecting with like-minded digital pros and learning about what's possible in the digital space. To do that we brought together vendors and agencies to share their work, and a keynote to speak about digital transformation in Milwaukee. Oh and we've made sure there are plenty of drinks.
- 5:30-6:30 | Check in, network, peruse showcase, drink, eat
- 6:30-7:00 | Sponsor spotlights
- 7:00-7:30 | Keynote and awards
- 7:30 | Raffle, more networking, drinking and eating
ON YOUR WAY?
Parking and Entering
Street parking and nearby paid lots are available. You can save your parking spot in advance using SpotHero.
Entrance is slightly different than last year. Please still enter off St. Paul through the cobblestone driveway and arch, then go to the far door marked "313", through the lobby, and head up to the 2nd floor.
Mike Grahl, Chief Digital Officer
As the Chief Digital Officer, Grahl oversees all digital marketing efforts across websites, mobile, social media, email & database platforms for the Milwaukee Bucks and the new multi-purpose arena in downtown Milwaukee set to open in Fall of 2018.
Mike is entering his 20th season with the Bucks where he began his professional career as an intern in the Sales and Marketing Department. He has led the Bucks digital marketing efforts for the past 18 years and continues to grow the team's digital presence with a focus on content creation, fan engagement, brand building, creative partnerships and revenue generation.
Under Mike's direction, the Bucks digital team has significantly enhanced the digital fan experience. The team has earned peer voted NBA Digital innovation awards in back to back years, rank in the top 5 in the NBA consistently in social media and app engagement metrics and has enhanced the fan experience and grown team revenue through creative and innovative use of cross-platform marketing automation.
GMR believes experiences matter. Founded in 1979, GMR is an innovative global sponsorship and experiential agency leader, connecting brands and their consumers through shared passions. They change how people think, feel and behave through the power of experience. Experiences founded on data, rooted in insight, grounded in strategy, designed meticulously and executed flawlessly.
Stamm Media, located in Milwaukee, is a leading nationwide provider of technology to the tradeshow, corporate event, and permanent installation industries. They combine rich interactive media creation, audiovisual equipment rental, and a full suite of technical services to strengthen brands and create immersive experiences.
Centro builds media management software to help people reach their business goals better, faster, and more frequently. They eliminate unnecessary activity and improve collaboration between humans by connecting audiences across all digital channels in the most successful way possible.
Teads, founded in 2011, is the inventor of native video advertising and the leading Outstream Video Ad Exchange. Publishers work with Teads to create brand new Outstream video inventory, monetizing it through programmatic buying, their own sales force, or third parties including Teads Demand.
Goodway Group is a managed services programmatic media company supporting over 100 local, regional and Fortune 500 ad agencies in the United States. Bootstrapped and 100 percent privately owned since 1929, Goodway redefines what it means to be strategic. It’s about embracing new programmatic media trends early, then helping clients understand and utilize tools to get performance that won’t break the bank or their backs.
Snapifeye's software platform is designed for event and marketing professionals. It connects your brand to fans onsite and to their friends at home by capturing photos and videos with an app. This seamless experience for consumers gives brands a platform to gather contact information and simultaneously manage many devices and events.
Begun in Milwaukee, this program is a learning experience developed specifically for children and young adults on the autism spectrum. Each student is matched 1:1 with a mentor – a volunteer from the professional creative services industry. Together, the creative teams work on a project that results in a colorful 18" x 24" poster. During the showcase several posters will be available with proceeds going to Islands of Brilliance.
Thank you to those who submitted for awards. We look forward to announcing the winners at the event.
If you have questions, are interested in being a part of the showcase, or sponsoring, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.