You've recognized that it's not enough to just deliver
impressions. You must make an impression. But the
medium alone will not guarantee the best results.
Join us in Montana, where we think about relationships
and scale differently (yes, it's still the norm here to wave at strangers).
Where personalized becomes personal.
Learn how you can create experiences that are personal, not just personalized. We'll explore ways to infuse a human element with tactile marketing automation to build lasting customer relationships.
Access to sessions, peers,
conversations that will
change how you think about
engaging with your
customers and prospects.
Walk away with program
strategies & plans that are
ready to execute, and get
one-on-one time with solution
architects and marketing
This is a unique opportunity
to meet with like-minded
marketers. Share experiences,
challenge each other and
ultimately innovate and grow
With 1.5 days of content, this conference will host dynamic speakers,
community building activities, and of course, plenty of time to chat strategy over delicious meals,
all in the heart of Big Sky Country.
Your ticket includes
Site tour of the new PFL Fulfillment Center
All social activities scheduled in the agenda below
Cocktails and dinner on Tuesday
Breakfast, lunch, pre-dinner reception on Wednesday
Optional guided tour of Yellowstone National Park with our team on Thursday (includes breakfast and lunch)
Tim Washer spent 20 years at IBM, Cisco and Accenture while moonlighting on SNL, Conan O'Brien and The Late Show. Straddling these contradictory worlds gave Tim the skills to humanize some of the world's most boring brands.
He uses laughter to help corporations capture attention, show empathy, build rapport and make a persuasive case.
Tim's keynote will push us to follow the fear and connect with our audiences in a human way. You'll laugh, you'll cry (tears of laughter...this guy is hilarious), and yes, you may be forced into a group improv exercise (follow the fear!).
Tim will follow-up his keynote with a creative workshop. He'll teach us how to train our brains to always be on the lookout for ideas - helping you come up with tactile marketing ideas quickly. We'll then share a scenario, split you into groups and have you work together to come up with the best tactile marketing solution. You'll walk away with tips for becoming an idea factory, and maybe even a sweet prize if you pass Tim's harsh judgement.
Montana Welcome from Special Guest
Wylie is a native Montanan singer/songwriter. He's the man behind the Yahoo! yodel and one of the few authentic voices of the American West. Read More
When not touring, he still gets up every day and tends to the livestock on his ranch near the town of Conrad, Montana. It grounds him and is the backbone of his art. The secret of Wylie's honest, uplifting and soulful music isn't in any musical formula or flashy gimmick. Its purity lies in Wylie's character: earnest and hard-working, beaming with friendly vigor, topped off with a smile as welcoming as the Big Sky sunshine.
Marketing/Sales from the Heart: How to use Empathy to your Advantage
Jenn Kloc, Sr. Marketing Manager at Jellyvision
Automation shouldn't equate to an apathetic approach. Whether you are in B2B or B2C, we are all still addressing people with heartbeats, emotions, stress and vulnerabilities. Pull your marketing and sales out of robot mode and infuse empathy into your outreach. See how Jellyvision uses data, messaging, and content to create thoughtful, helpful experiences that drive big results.
Presented by Jenn Kloc
What's in the Box?!
Tiffany Early, Senior Director, Marketing at Arxan Deborah McGinn, VP, Global Marketing at Arxan
Tactile marketing automation isn't just about sending "cool SWAG." The combination of message, design, and experience will make or break the success of your tactile efforts. In this session, Tiffany and Deborah of Arxan will share their strategy for creating tactile marketing that stands out in the crowded cybersecurity space and visually communicates a highly technical value proposition. You won't want to miss seeing Arxan's creative and budget-friendly approach that earns them meetings and raving responses from C-Level targets. Walk away with tips on how to elevate your brand story and drive action through Message + Design + Experience.
Building the Multi-channel Marketing Machine
Maurina Venturelli, Senior Director Demand Generation at Sumo Logic Rougeyar Parry, Senior Manager Demand Generation Marketing at Sumo Logic Shannon Miller, Senior Manager Marketing Operations at Sumo Logic
We all know that nothing works well in a silo, but man, they can be hard to climb out of. Sumo Logic will share their approach to breaking down silos between channels, internal groups, and the stages of the buyer's journey to create an always-running, orchestrated marketing machine.
You'll learn how to:
Deliver a consistent message and experience regardless of the channel or stage in the buyer's journey.
Get the most out of your time investment by making your programs integrated and evergreen.
Leverage data to add contacts to the program when it will be most relevant and impactful.
How Paycor Shifted to Human-Centric Marketing, at Scale
Gretchen Swann, Principal Marketing Program Manager at Paycor Chris Saporito, Associate Manager, Marketing Technology
Don't use automation as a crutch to substitute scale for intimacy. It's not about delivering more - it's about delivering something relevant, at the right time, in the best way. Hear how Paycor moved from large blast sends to serving up relevant content to their prospects across the buyer's journey. By understanding what a buyer is interested in and layering in the more intimate channel of direct mail, Paycor was able to deliver experiences that significantly increased engagement, conversions, and revenue.
Strategies for finding what your target accounts and prospects want through data.
Tips for moving from batch-and-blast sends to an always-on, relevant listening approach.
Signaling Matters - How to Use it to your Advantage
Daniel Gaugler, CMO at PFL Amber Sikkink, Design & Packaging Lead at PFL
PFL experts will share examples and tips for how you can design mail and packages that convey your brand, provide an experience and drive your message home. We'll also share the latest and greatest in packaging, print and custom effects - this is your chance to get your hands on them!
Best Practices for Sales Enablement, Alignment & Adoption
Mollie Kudalis, Sales Enablement Marketing Analyst at Spectrum
Learn how to get the most out of your tactile marketing automation solution by engaging your sales teams. Spectrum has been a PFL customer for many years - see how they rolled out the solution and continue to drive adoption within their large sales team.
Panel - Connecting with the C-Level: Do's and Don'ts
Hear from executives about what they care about, how to communicate with them, what gets their attention and what drives them to action.
Departure from The Lark
Hotel to PFL
1:45 - 4:15pm
Content Sessions at PFL!
Tour of facility
Cocktails at PFL
Dinner + Entertainment
Departure from PFL to
Registration Breakfast at The
8:30 - 11:45am
Morning Content Sessions
at the Rialto Theater
12:15 - 1:00pm
Lunch at the Baxter Hotel
1:15 - 3:00pm
Afternoon Content Sessions
at The Baxter Hotel
3:30 - 5:15pm
Cocktails and networking
Dinner on your own in
Breakfast for Yellowstone
Departure from The Lark
Hotel for Yellowstone
Bus departure back to
Latest arrival back to hotels
available with PFL Solutions
Architects and CSMs also
available on Thursday.
Contact your CSM to
***Please note that this agenda is subject
to change as we get more information
from attendees, speakers, and
Hotel + Transportation
Our conference hotel is The Lark Hotel (122 West Main Street, Bozeman) and is located across the street from where our conference will take place. We highly recommend reserving your stay, arriving Tuesday, July 16 - Friday, July 19, to take advantage of our Thursday all-day Yellowstone National Park tour.
Fly into Bozeman Airport (BZN) and Uber, rent a car or
shuttle to a downtown Bozeman hotel. We will provide
bus transportation from the Lark Hotel to and from
Livingston on Tuesday, and our Wednesday locations are
in walking distance of the hotels recommended below.
Bozeman is easily accessible via Gallatin Field Airport (BZN). You can easily take a ridesharing service
from the airport to our partner hotel, The Lark Hotel, and we recommend renting a car. Click here for shuttle information if you are staying at the Element Hotel.
Where will the event take place?
Tuesday sessions will take place at PFL's headquarters (100 PFL Way) in Livingston, MT. We will have a
shuttle from The Lark Hotel to PFL's headquarters on Tuesday, July 16, departing at 2:00pm.
Wednesday sessions will start in Downtown Bozeman at
The Rialto Theater (10 West Main Street), which
is walking distance from The Lark Hotel, then will move over to The Baxter Hotel (105 West Main Street)
for the afternoon. Any other events that will take place will have transportation for you to take.
Do I need a car?
If you're staying downtown, we don't recommend one as most everything is walking distance. If you do
decide to drive, parking is available in a nearby garage for $1/hour.
What should I bring with me?
All meetings and meals are casual, so feel free to wear whatever you feel comfortable in. Bozeman is a
generally casual place, and the weather in July can be very hot during the day, rainy for a hard but short
spurt in the afternoon, and could possibly get cold at night (we're at nearly 5,000 feet!). Definitely bring
layers for evenings in case it gets chilly!