“I love the cmo club in my local city. It’s high energy. This is like putting deposits into the bank for cmos to stay motivated.”

ANN DAVIDS
CEVP – CCO/CMO RENT-A-CENTER

“It’s like being picked to go to an all-star game, and you’re sitting on the bench with all of these players that you’ve respected your entire life. You don’t feel like you belong there, but you just want to have the opportunity to watch them and to see what they do and to learn from them.”

RICHARD HONIBALL
CHIEF MERCHANDISING & MARKETING OFFICER NAVY EXCHANGE SERVICE COMMAND

“I have found a ux designer, I have found an app designer and I have found a book editor. All in one day!”

DAWN ANDERSON
CMO AMN HEALTHCARE

“I think the real benefit is the opportunity to listen and learn from other cmos in a very relaxed environment. I think the conferences are terrific. But, things like the solutions clubhouse and sxsw are an opportunity to catch up on what’s going on from your peers.”

JOHN COSTELLO
FORMER CMO DUNKIN BRANDS

“There’s nothing more invigorating than being around a bunch of cmos and heads of marketing.”

BILL GOETZ
VICE PRESIDENT & CMO SYSCO CORPORATION

“First, I am lifelong learner. Everyone here around me is better than I am, so I should be learning from them, but there are some things that I’m really good at too, so I should share those ideas with the people around me.”

DAVE MINIFIE
CHIEF EXPERIENCE OFFICER & EVP CORP. STRATEGY CENTENE CORPORATION

“What I love about [the summit] is it bring’s totally different organizations together with different business models, and they’re all facing some very similar challenges. The way that it’s being solved in one industry might be a new way of thinking in your industry.”

CHRIS MOLONEY
CMO TAXSLAYER, LLC

“The value is through the roof. The content is amazing. you can tell that they spend a lot of time researching and talking to their members to find out what they want to hear and what they want to learn.”

WENDY WATKINS
VP, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS HORMEL FOODS

“The club is really this safety zone. The physical contact is wonderful, but the virtual network that you have, to be able to bounce ideas off people or just ask, ‘what would you do in this situatIon?’ It’s pretty incredible”

KIERAN HANNON
CMO BELKIN INTERNATIONAL

“It’s so rare to be somewhere where I don’t have someone selling to me. There’s the business benefit and then there’s also the personal benefit. It’s just fun. We laugh, we learn, and it’s refreshing.”

CAROL KRUSE
CMO CAMBIA HEALTH SOLUTIONS

“I need to do this more often. I get inspired by so many ideas that I get from my colleagues.”

ANTONIO LUCIO
GLOBAL CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER FACEBOOK

“For me personally, I make it a point to only go to a very, very small handful of marketing type events every year. The CMO Club is one that I feel very strongly and very passionate about. It’s a safe, comfortable environment, where relationships can grow and flourish. It really does feel like a club.”

EVAN GREENE
CMO THE RECORDING ACADEMY (GRAMMYS)

“I think we’ve developed an amazing community. Now after all these years, people not only know each other, but we’ve followed each other’s careers, we’ve learned what we think, and we have a point of view. and I love sharing that point of view.

KIM FEIL
CHIEF MARKETING & STRATEGY OFFICE ASPIRE HEALTH ENERGY DRINKS

“Everyone here is much more relaxed, and as such the conversations are much more in depth. Much more open. People are more revealing and that’s when the good stuff comes out.”

GORDON HO
SVP GLOBAL MARKETING PRINCESS CRUISES

“It’s a really safe place. marketing is changing a lot as a profession right now. To be in a place where you’ve got the biggest names of the biggest brands and you can share that insight, It’s so valuable. when I’m here, everyone’s inspiring each other.”

JENNIFER FRANCIS
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING, COMM & VISITOR SERVICES LOUVRE ABU DHABI

“There’s nothing quite as important as that level of networking that has come out of the cmo club and I don’t know of any place that has anything like it. I have 13 pages of notes, little snippets of wisdom to take back and share with my team.”

MARK HANNA
CMO RICHLINE GROUP, INC.