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Canadian Marketing Association and Marketing Magazine announce featured presenters for 2010 Digital Day Conference

October 6, 2010

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Founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, bestselling author Joseph Jaffe and Canadian leaders from Facebook, Google, Yahoo and AOL will present November 2

TORONTO, Oct 6 /CNW/ – The Canadian Marketing Association and Marketing Magazine today announced the full roster of featured presenters at the annual Digital Day conference “Navigating the Digital Labyrinth” to be held November 2, 2010 in Toronto.

Considered one of the most comprehensive and leading conferences on digital in Canada, this year’s program includes many of the brightest minds in digital in the country.

“We are so excited with the calibre of talent at this year’s conference and know that it will be a rich and enlightening discussion on all things digital,” said Lisa Charters, SVP Digital, Random House of Canada and co-chair of the conference.  “The digital world continues to evolve at such an unbelievable pace that this year we are focusing on content creation, mobile and SMS, community engagement, digital retail experience and social media for leading brands.”

Featured Presenters include:

Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, the free web-based, collaborative multilingual encyclopedia

Joseph Jaffe, author of Flip the Funnel and one of the most sought-after speakers on new marketing.

Jordan Banks, Managing Director of Facebook Canada

Claude Galipeau, Executive Vice-President, Digital media, Rogers Media Inc.

Matthew Idema, Vice-President, Country Manager, Yahoo! Canada

Graham Moysey, General Manager, AOL Canada

Chris O’Neill, Country Director, Google Canada

Paul Burns, Vice-President, Digital, Canwest

Brad Ross, Director, Corporate Communications, TTC

Jennifer Evans, Founder, Chief Strategist, Sequentia Environics

Angus Frame, Vice -president, Digital, Globe and Mail

Michael Procopio, Social Media Lead, HP Software

Steve Levy, President, Canadian Market Research, Ipsos Reid

Mike Girgis, President, OneStop Media

John Roe, Director of Marketing, Sporting Life

Sean Moffit, author, Wikibrands

Ferg Devins, Chief Public Affairs Officer, Molson Coors Canada

Heather Travis, Director of Public Relations, Beef Information Centre

In addition, Ipsos Reid will be release the fifth annual Digital Marketing Pulse report, a Canada-wide survey of Canada’s top marketers and agencies and how they view digital media.

Tickets for the November 2, 2010, conference are $499 and can be purchased at www.the-cma.org or www.marketingmag.ca/digitalday.  The conference will be held from 8:30-5:30 p.m, at the Allstream Centre, 105 Princes Blvd. Toronto, Ontario.