Program | Subscription Summit 2017

Program

Complimentary breakfast and lunch are included both days.

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Day 1
Sep 21 2016
8:00 am

Registration and Breakfast with Sponsors, Partners, and Speakers

Welcome to The Subscription Summit

Kick-off of the Subscription Summit and welcome from Summit Co-Founder Paul Chambers.

The State of Influencer Marketing

Whether you call it “Native Advertising,” “Content Marketing,” “Influencer Marketing,” or “Sponsored Posts,” the Sponsored Social category has redefined what Digital Word of Mouth – or perhaps, better called “Word of Mouse” — can...
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Ryan Schram
Ryan Schram

The Many Sides of Big Data

How does the proliferation of data impact your business? Do your privacy policies reflect your actual data collection practices? How do your vendors use and share your customer or employee...
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Kathy Ossian, Founder and CEO of Ossian Law, P.C.
Kathy Ossian
10:40 am

Networking and Coffee Break

Keynote Address from Michael Broukhim, CEO of FabFitFun

Michael will share the FabFitFun story, including secrets to their success.
Michael Broukhim
Michael Broukhim
12:00 pm

Lunch with Partners and Speakers

Making the Most of Your Blogger Relationships

Bloggers can be trusted, brand advocates that do a lot of the heavy lifting for you. Forbes reported that 85% off the Fortune 500 all attribute blogging as critical to...
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Lauren Pfanmiller
Lauren Pfanmiller
Liz Cadman - My Subscription Addiction
Liz Cadman

3 Things You Need to Know About Subscription Chargebacks

Subscription chargeback rates are 3 to 5 times higher than regular eCommerce chargeback rates. We will detail why this is, what you can do about it and how you can...
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Suresh Dakshina
Suresh Dakshina
2:20 pm

Snack and Coffee Break

Leveraging Influencer Content to Drive Signup’s and Sales

Learn from industry expert Cody Liebman of Revfluence on how to make the most of your influencer relationships and how you just might be thinking about influencer marketing wrong. Hear some...
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Cody Liebman
Cody Liebman

Fulfillment: In-House or Out-Sourced?

In this session, we’ll hear arguments from both sides of the coin. Jeff McMann will take the side of out-sourcing. Yosef will take the other side and argue for in-house fulfillment....
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Fulfillment: In-House or Out-Sourced?
Fulfillment: In-House or Out-Sourced?
Jeff McMann
Jeff McMann

If you’re not pissing off a few people, you’re probably not exciting anybody either.

In the rush for likes, fans and followers, we are afraid to offend anyone. We play it safe. We want to be “well liked”. Trouble is, all the likes, fans...
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Charlie Wollborg
Charlie Wollborg
5:00 pm

End of Sessions

VIP Event

Registered VIP attendees, speakers, and sponsors, join us for drinks and light bites at the bar on the first floor and network with others.
Day 2
Sep 22 2016
8:00 am

Breakfast with Partners, Sponsors, and Speakers

Preference and Predictability: How e-Commerce Trends Impact Subscription Shipping

Your customers demand flexibility and expect consistency.  They want what they want, when they want it.  FedEx works with e-Commerce providers and their customers globally, and understands their unique needs...
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Rick Bartl
Rick Bartl

Reducing Your Subscriber Churn

Customer service, email response times, product quality—even listening to your customers’ needs. All play a part in reducing churn. But it’s not just about reducing churn; it’s about driving loyalty.
Jason Levesque
Jason Levesque
Nadia Boujarwah
Felicity Fromholz
10:20 am

Networking and Coffee Break

The Ins and Outs of International Shipping

Do you want to go worldwide? Already shipping internationally? Learn about tariffs in different countries, value thresholds, and how packaging can affect your shipment.
Brad Noble
Brad Noble
Thomas Finnen
Thomas Finnen
Nick Agnetti, Asendia USA, Midwest Account Executive
Nick Agnetti

Keynote Address from Katia Beauchamp, Co-Founder and CEO of Birchbox

It’s not an easy task to grow to be one of the largest subscription boxes in the world, but Birchbox has done it. Hear first hand from CEO Katia Beauchamp...
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Katia Beauchamp
Katia Beauchamp
12:15 pm

Lunch with Partners and Speakers

How to Win at Paid Social Media Marketing

While working with industry leaders such as Uber and Supercell, the team at Ampush have led the industry in optimizing ad dollars. Learn some tricks of the trade and what an...
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Nick Shah, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, Ampush Media
Nick Shah

What Every Subscription Box Company Needs to Know

Think you know everything already? Bet you’re wrong. Some of these industry best practices may not be intuitive and require some forethought. Don’t miss this session!
Shilpa Kaji
Shilpa Kaji
Bianca Jade
Bianca Jade
Matt Fiedler
2:40 pm

Snack and Coffee Break

Packaging with a Punch

Packaging. Learn why it’s critical to success. Representatives from Packlane and Michigan Box Company will share the in’s and out’s of what works and what doesn’t work in the world of...
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Shirene Chehrazi
Shirene Chehrazi
Sarah Fontant
Sarah Fontana

Big Dog, Little Dog: Biz Dev and Strategic Partnerships

Looking to partner with major companies but unsure how to approach them, especially when if you are significantly smaller than they are? Learn tips and best practices from a business...
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Louis Monoyudis
4:00 pm

End of Sessions