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Sept 30 - Oct 2 2019 | Cleveland, Ohio

The Adapted Digital Media Summit is high-energy, fast-paced and full of content. From motivational speakers to inspire you, breakout sessions for in-depth understanding, and social activities for industry collaboration – you’re going to be surprised how much you can grow in just two days.

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About the AdApted Digital Media Summit

The industry demanded a better way to buy digital media, and we built it. Now we’re offering a better way to learn digital media!

The Adapted Digital Media Summit is high-energy, fast-paced and full of content. From motivational speakers to inspire you, breakout sessions for in-depth understanding, and social activities for industry collaboration – you’re going to be surprised how much you can grow in just two days.

Join us September 30 – October 2nd at the stunning Hilton Downtown Cleveland!

To keep this conference intimate and engaging we limit attendance to 125 seats so register now!

2019 Schedule

Monday September 30

8:30 AM
Airport Shuttle Begins


Make sure to add on the shuttle experience to get easy and fun transportation between the airport and the hotel.

12:00 PM
Early Registration


Registration opens early for those arriving early to the hotel and for those attending the VIP Rock Hall Excursion.

1:00 PM
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Excursion


Take a behind the scenes tour of the Rock Hall on this VIP exclusive excursion. Register for the excursion via the registration page.

4:00 PM

Get the conference kicked off by signing in and getting your gift bag. Afterwards, browse our sponsor tables and get your picture on the red carpet!

4:30 PM
Airport Shuttle Ends

Last call for the airport shuttle.

5:00 PM
Welcome Party

With Roy Browning &
Joe Manns

Explore the ever changing landscape of digital media and the future of media buying with the owners of JMC Brands. 

6:00 PM
Welcome Dinner

Get to know your fellow attendees while enjoying fantastic food.

7:00 PM
Reception (Live Band)

Keep the party going with your new friends at Elliot's Bar and hear the live band! 

Tuesday October 1

8:00 AM
VIP Community Lounge Opens

Take advantage of that VIP registration and visit the VIP Community Lounge! Comfy seats, private snack bar, charging stations, and a little quiet if you need it.

8:00 AM
Coffee & Networking*

*Advanced Pass, VIP Pass, or Affiliate Pass Required


Meet with other attendees, grab some donuts and coffee and spend some time networking sharing some quality conversation.

9:00 AM
Morning Welcome


Get ready to kick off the main event day with this high energy and exciting first session. It might be early, but you do NOT want to miss this special session! 

9:10 AM
What is the AdApted Digital Media Platform?

AdWords is great. But if you want to take programmatic media to the next level you need to look beyond the free solution.

9:30 AM
Display Is NOT Dead!


If you think display advertising is dead, you might want to look again. 

10:10 AM
Customer Service in Digital Media


In a world of computers, how does customer service get personal?

10:50 AM
Precision Targeting


Marketing 101: Talk to the right person at the right time with the right message. That's a real thing in display advertising.

11:30 AM
Keynote Speaker 


12:00 PM

Make your way to the food area next to the vendor booths and get some food!

1:00 PM
Sports Panel Discussion hosted by ESPN Cleveland

Come hear the Cleveland Caveliers, Cleveland Browns, and the Cleveland Indians talk about how they advertise!

1:45 PM
Hands-On Workshop

Stand up, stretch, and get your hands dirty in this interactive workshop. 

2:00 PM


2:40 PM
What Effective Digital Creative Looks Like

Designing for print is different than digital. Creating a "Billboard" doesn't mean a 30' high peice of metal. You have 1-2 seconds to capture attention, so how do you do it?

3:20 PM
Local Landing Pages

So they clicked your banner... Now what?

4:00 PM
Good Data

Author and speaker Scott Berinato show how you can tell a complete story with a single chart. Data visualization is the content of the 21st centruy. 

4:40 PM
Closing Ceremony

What a day we had! Time to bring it all together and talk about making money with digital advertising.

5:30 PM
Closing Reception

Time to get out of the conference room and spend some time with your fellow attendees. 

Wednesday October 2

6:30 AM
Airport Shuttle Opens


11:00 AM
Hotel Checkout


1:00 PM
Airport Shuttle Ends


Speakers & Sponsors

Interested in speaking at our event or being a sponsor? Let us know you're interested by clicking "Get Details"!

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Meet Our Speakers

Leah Lewis
Leah Lewis

Marketing Head, Microsoft

Leonard Larson
Leonard Larson

Marketing Head, Microsoft

Ruth Leonard
Ruth Leonard

Marketing Head, Microsoft

Susie Vaughn
Susie Vaughn

Marketing Head, Microsoft

Want to Speak at this Meetup or at a Future Meetup?
Connor Kim
Connor Kim

Marketing Head, Microsoft

Eleanor Higgins
Eleanor Higgins

Marketing Head, Microsoft

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Exclusive Perks 
for Community Members!

Conference Admission, Meals, and Hotel are all included with a paid Affiliate Membership plus access to the VIP Lounge, Members only reception, and more by joining the community!



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Thanks to our sponsors for making this event FREE to attend

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Choose a registration option below. You can combine admission types and select add-ons by clicking on the dropdown arrow on the item and selecting your quantity. Hurry and buy your pass today so you are guaranteed a spot!

*All sales are final. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. 

Where It's At

100 Lakeside Ave E
Cleveland OH 44114

Hilton Cleveland

Get in Touch

Do you have questions about the event or the Affiliate Program? Feel free to reach out by using the form here or by Contacting Us

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