©2019 ContEnt Marketplace

Speakers

The talks, panels and events at ContEnt Marketplace feature a variety of successful content entrepreneurs who will share their stories and the tips they used to make their content business a success. Additionally, media professionals will share their insights on ways to reach new outlets and turn your content into a profitable business.

Joe Penna

Digital music and video pioneer

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Tanya Bershadsky

Founder, Casting Influence

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Mei Jorge

Lifestyle blogger, Blame it on Mei

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Robert Rodriguez

CEO, Natcom Global

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Jeremy Corray

VP of Digital Entertainment, Coolfire Studios

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Bernie Su

Emmy Award-winning digital content entrepreneur

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Billy Corben

Emmy & Peabody Award-winning Filmmaker

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Amber Kemp-Gerstel

DIY Blogger & Finalist on NBC's Making It

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Aaron Simonoff

Talent Manager, Studio71

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Danny Muela

Creator, The Miami Sports Meltdown

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Diliana Alexander

Founder, FilmGate Miami

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Leah Hoyer

CEO, Level Headed

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Paola Mendez

Founder, The Blogger Union

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Thom Woodley

Creative Director & Director of Creative Partnerships, CH Media

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More speaker announcements coming soon!

Event Schedule

October 3                   October 4

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Welcome breakfast & Keynote from Bernie Su, sponsored by Knight Foundation

Three time Emmy Award winner Bernie Su talks about creating breakout content to meet the needs of a hyperconnected, multi-platform audience.

10:00 am

Maker's Contest Announcement!

To add to the immersive experience of ContEnt Marketplace, we will be hosting a one day Maker's Jam! The theme and parameters will be announced right after the opening keynote.

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Just Make Something: Diving into Blogging, Online Videos & Social Content

 

With panelists Paola Mendez, Mei Jorge, and Amber Kemp-Gerstel

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Branded Content 101

Robert Rodriguez, the CEO of Natcom Global, discusses this growing content sector.

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch Break!

Recharge and grab a bite with some new, creative friends.

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Content Entrepreneurship: Business Ideas for Your Content and Your Brand

With panelists Tanya Bershadsky, Aaron Simonoff, Thom Woodley, and Leah Hoyer

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Winnng Stories: Content Creation and Sports

With panelists Billy Corben, Diliana Alexander and Danny Muela.

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Dos & Don'ts of

Influencer Marketing

Tanya Bershadsky discusses this growing field and what it means for Creators.

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Day 2 Keynote from

Joe Penna

Brazilian born musician and filmmaker Joe Penna shares his journey to becoming an international new media sensation.

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Selling Out without Selling Your Soul

Jeremy Corray will discuss basics of working with sponsors, from an RFP, to brand guides, collaboration, and finding partners who are right for you.

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Game Changers: Content Entrepreneurship & Video Games

 

With panelists Leah Hoyer, Aaron Simonoff and others.

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch Break!

Enjoy a bite with interesting people you met at ContEnt, or put the finishing touches on your Maker's Contest submission.

2:00 pm

Maker's Contest submissions due!!

All entries must be submitted by 2:00 pm to be considered.

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

**Pitch Panel**

This is your chance to pitch your content concept to industry professionals and successful creators. Only eight slots exist, and sign-ups will be open Day 1. So don't miss out. All attendees can join to learn from the pitchers and the professionals.

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

What works (and Doesn't) in Content Creation

Thom Woodley speaks about the shifts we have seen in the content creation landscape, where the industry is going, and what it takes for a creator to succeed. 

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Closing Session and Awards

Join us as we wrap up our first ContEnt Marketplace, announce award winners and celebrate the great creators we've gotten to know at the event.