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The Shades of Marketing Tour is back and better than ever before! Presented by the Black Marketers Association of America (BMAA), this tour is designed to provide valuable insights, strategies, and resources to help Black marketers learn, grow, and connect with other professionals in the industry.
One of the things that sets the Shades of Marketing Tour apart is the full brunch that is served at each event. This isn't your ordinary conference breakfast - we're talking about a full spread of delicious food, from fluffy waffles to crispy bacon to fresh fruit and everything in between, including food for our vegan community members. It's the perfect way to fuel up for a day of learning, networking, and growth.
But of course, the real highlight of the Shades of Marketing Tour is the lineup of expert speakers. These are some of the most influential and successful marketers in the industry, and they bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. In past years, we've had speakers like Tia Cummings Hopkins of Square, Angela Eaddy of DoorDash, Gilbertson Cuffy of Illumination and Mike Thompson of Southwest Airlines, just to name a few. And for the upcoming DMV edition, we have an incredible lineup of speakers that you won't want to miss.
So what can you expect from the Shades of Marketing Tour? Let's break it down:
- Expert speakers: As mentioned, the speakers at the Shades of Marketing Tour are some of the most successful and influential marketers in the industry. They cover a wide range of topics, from digital marketing to branding to entrepreneurship, and provide valuable insights and strategies that you can apply to your own career.
- Networking opportunities: The Shades of Marketing Tour is the perfect place to connect with other Black marketers and industry professionals. From breakout sessions to networking events to social gatherings, there are plenty of opportunities to meet new people and build meaningful connections.
- Career growth: Whether you're just starting out in your marketing career or you're a seasoned pro, the Shades of Marketing Tour has something for everyone. You'll come away with new insights, strategies, and resources that you can use to take your career to the next level.
- Location: The Shades of Marketing Tour travels to different cities each year, so you can experience new places and meet marketers from all over the country. Past locations have included Houston, Atlanta, and Los Angeles, and this year we're excited to bring the tour to the DMV area.
- Affordability: The Shades of Marketing Tour is designed to be accessible and affordable for all Black marketers. Ticket prices start at just $80, and we offer select discounts and early bird pricing.
- Brunch: Now we're not talking about appetizers, we mean come hungry and ready to eat. Every stop has had mimosas, coffee, pastries, eggs, potatoes, breakfast meat and more! So if you have ab appetite, GREAT, we have music and AMAZING food to enjoy.
And that's just scratching the surface. The Shades of Marketing Tour is truly a one-of-a-kind experience that you won't want to miss. It's a chance to learn, grow, and connect with other Black marketers in a supportive and empowering environment.
So if you're ready to take your marketing career to the next level, sign up for the Shades of Marketing Tour email list today. Be sure to follow us on Eventbrite and join us for a day of learning, networking, and growth.