Nation’s Top Marketing Conference, Digital Summit, Returns to Portland with All-New Content, Trends and Tactical Guidance for Digital Marketers


Digital Summit Portland is a two-day, in-person conference that showcases marketing industry thought leaders who will present the current trends in today’s marketing sector. From renowned global leaders – like Salesforce, Visa and Deloitte – to local and regional experts, each 30-minute speaking session offers highly curated content formatted as an instructional “how to,” providing attendees with breakthrough strategies and actionable insights immediately to their businesses . The conference is open to all levels of marketing personnel, from campus hires to industry professionals with 40+ years of experience.


For attendees seeking guidance for honing specific skills, Digital Summit also offers its signature 4-hour deep dive courses known as Masterclasses. This year, Digital Summit Portland will feature several Masterclasses led by premier thought leaders, including:

  • “Decoding SEO: How to Build Your Online Visibility – Without the Technical Jargon,” with Hannah McNaughton, Metric Marketing
  • “Organizing Your Digital Properties to Connect Data to Business Decisions,” with Colleen Harris, Sincro
  • “Advanced Email Marketing: Tactics To Build Robust Email Programs,” with Michael Barber, Brand Consultant and Marketing Strategist

Digital Summit Portland will feature speaker sessions from prominent brands including:

  • “The Art of Insta-Storytelling,” presented by Meredith Howard, Deloitte
  • “Crossing The Sonic Color Line: Strategies for Sonic Diversity,” presented by Steve Keller, SiriusXM
  • “9 Tips to Power Charge Your Marketing Career,” presented by Mary Killelea, Intel
  • “A Blueprint for Data-Driven Recruitment Marketing,” presented by Celinda Farias Appleby, Visa
  • What’s the Story? Amplifying Equitable Brand Messaging,” presented by Cherise Bernard, McCann New York
  • “Influence for Impact: Persuasion Tactics that will Drive Buy-in Across Your Organization,” presented by John Boyle, GoDaddy Pro

Other notable presentations at Digital Summit Portland include:

  • What’s Trending? How to Break Free from the Buzzwords for Hyper-Focused SEO,” presented by Rachel Hernandez, The HOTH
  • “Creativity, Content and Whiplash: How to Build a Consistent Digital Voice,” presented by Matt Ingwalson, Freelance Executive Creative Director
  • “Believe in the Data: Taking the Fear out of Google Analytics 4,” presented by Colleen Harris, Sincro
  • “Become an SEO Rockstar: Actionable Strategies, Tactics & Tools,” presented by Mindy Weinstein, Market MindShift
  • “3 Ways to Revolutionize Your Email Open Rates,” presented by Emily McGuire, AWeber
  • “Marketing in the Metaverse: Why and How Brands Can Engage in Virtual Worlds,” presented by Kent Lewis, Deksia

The headlining keynote speaker at Digital Summit Portland will be Tiffani Bova, Salesforce’s Chief Growth Evangelist.

To enable attendees to share ideas and insights after the sessions, Digital Summit Portland will also feature several networking opportunities including coffee breaks, catered lunches and opening and closing ceremonies.

Additionally, as part of Digital Summit Portland’s new Host Committee, David Long, Director of Digital Marketing and Innovation for the Portland Trail Blazers, will be hosting a networking hour at Dr. Jack’s at the Rose Quarter on July 12th.

Digital Summit Series features an extensive network of standout sponsors who attend each Digital Summit conference on-site, offering innovative products and services for branding, merchandising, email and SEO marketing, marketing and advertising automation, digital communications, digital experiences and measurement, among others . Digital Summit Portland sponsors include Pantheon, GoDaddy Pro, Bruce Clay, Ideas Collide, Constant Contact, Effectv, Quantam Lifecycle Marketing, Basis Technologies, CloudCampaign, Act-On, illumin Powered by AcuityAds, SwagChimp and the American Marketing Association Portland.

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Digital Summit Portland will take place Tues., July 12, 2022 – Wed., July 13, 2022.

Oregon Convention Center

777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232| (503)-235-7575

Off-Site Event:

New Host Committee Networking Hour will take place Tues., July 12, 2022, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, PT

Dr. Jack’s at the Rose Quarter

1 N Center Ct St, Portland, OR 97227

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About Digital Summit Series

The Digital Summit Series is “Where Marketers Stay on Top of Their Game.” Since 2008, the annual national conference series is held in 18 US cities and features highly curated, engaging content about the newest and most relevant topics in marketing – including email marketing, content management, digital advertising, lead generation, social media, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), analytics and more – presented by speakers from many of the most creative companies and innovative brands. Each two-day Digital Summit features working sessions formatted as instructional, “how to” talks that cover a specific topic to provide marketers with practical, actionable tactics that can be immediately applied to their own efforts. Produced by Naylor Association Solutions, a leading provider of innovative tools and services for associations that strengthen member engagement and increase non-dues revenue, Digital Summit Series each year attracts 15,000+ marketing professionals at all experience levels who seek to further their professional development and career networking in the ever-changing and evolving digital ecosystem for marketing communications. For more information, go to and follow on TwitterLinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

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