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BIA/Kelsey’s LOCAL IMPACT events are advertising and marketing meetings for executives in media, marketing and agencies. Hosted in cities around the U.S., LOCAL IMPACT events offer participants data, insights and strategies on targeting local markets and achieving greater Local Impact with local audiences and consumers.

The series for 2017 has concluded. The 2018 schedule will be posted very soon. Interested in hosting a LOCAL IMPACT event? Contact us for details.

2017 Event Schedule
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LOCAL IMPACT Dallas

April 5

Special focus:
Location Marketing, Digital Competition, Local Ad Trends

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LOCAL IMPACT Los Angeles

June 7

Special focus:
Search (AI, Voice), Mobile, Social, Video Ad Targeting

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LOCAL IMPACT New York

July 12 – IAB Ad Lab

Special focus:
Advanced TV: Programmatic, Addressable, OTT, Connected TV

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LOCAL IMPACT Atlanta

October 12

Special focus:
Cross-Platform Marketing, Attribution and Conversion

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Each BIA/Kelsey LOCAL IMPACT event will feature:
  • Local cross-channel media investment and activation strategies
  • Media mix, campaign optimization and attribution case studies
  • Data-driven audience planning tactics
  • Marketplace buying/selling platforms, strategies and key player identification
  • Keynote addresses on forward-looking topics; each event will have a different theme.
What to expect at a LOCAL IMPACT event:
  • NETWORKING – Half day event beginning with lunch and ending with a happy hour reception with interactive peer networking sessions throughout.
  • ANALYSIS & INSIGHTS – BIA/Kelsey analysts will present the latest nationwide and local market data and analysis and lead robust discussions on how we’re seeing market opportunities develop and how you can best take advantage of them.
  • TACTICAL/CASE STUDY DISCUSSIONS – Innovate as we tap into local case studies for inspiration- get a chance to provide your Point of View while networking with attendees.
  • EXPERT KEYNOTES – Exclusive, extraordinary keynoters who will offer fresh, new insights you won’t hear anywhere else. Unique topics at each LOCAL IMPACT event.
Networking you'll enjoy at a LOCAL IMPACT event:

Breaking the mold of traditional events , BIA/Kelsey LOCAL IMPACT events offer a highly-engaged opportunity to network and meet prospective clients and partners. Central at each  event:

  • Breakout table discussions.
  • Pre-organized meetups to bring attendees of like minds and goals together. More to come on how this will be organized.
  • Onsite demos for leading local marketing and advertising solutions.

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Agenda

11:45 – 12:15
CHECK-IN AND WELCOME NETWORKING

12:15 – 1:00
KEYNOTE LUNCH HOSTED BY WOMEN LEADING IN LOCAL

1:00 – 2:00
SHARE OF WALLET (DATA & ANALYSIS)
BIA/Kelsey will provide insights and perspective from its treasure trove of local market advertising data to help you understand:

  • Current state of the local market and top business sectors in terms of ad spend growth in relation to the rest of the U.S.
  • Industries aggressively spending in the local market and where (i.e. what ad channels.)
  • Top billing competitors.
  • Digital competition among primary pure-play digital advertisers selling locally including estimates for Google, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Bing, AOL, Yelp, Pandora.
  • Total media investment forecast in the local market by advertising platform and business categories.

BIA/Kelsey Analysts, Guest Speakers

2:00 – 2:30
INTERACTIVE TABLE DISCUSSIONS (TACTICAL DISCUSSIONS)

2:30 – 3:15
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Topic will focus on one of the main themes for each event. Themes in 2017:

  • LOCAL IMPACT Dallas: Location Marketing, Digital Competition, Local Ad Trends
  • LOCAL IMPACT Los Angeles: Search (AI, Voice) and Mobile, Social, Video Ad Targeting
  • LOCAL IMPACT Atlanta: Cross-Platform Marketing, Attribution and Conversion
  • LOCAL IMPACT NYC: Advanced TV: Programmatic, Addressable, OTT, Connected TV

3:15 – 3:45
NETWORKING BREAK AND DEMOS

3:45 – 4:15
GETTING INSIDE THE MINDS OF SMB ADVERTISERS (DATA & ANALYSIS)
Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) are a large part of the U.S. economy in terms of employment, gross sales and of course marketing and advertising investments. BIA/Kelsey’s Local Commerce Monitor™ survey offers a unique glimpse into the marketing mindset of SMBs.

This session will get you inside the mind of SMBs – especially franchises, the smallest and larger SMBs. Small businesses invest marketing dollars in multiple channels from traditional to digital. How are they making their determinations and what are their success indicators? Are media companies offering the most compelling packages?

Find out where you should be focusing your efforts in 2017.

BIA/Kelsey Analysts, Guest Speakers

4:15 – 4:45
LOCAL MARKET STORIES (CASE STUDIES)
Local businesses will unravel keys to their success and frustrations during an interactive case study session. Engaging case studies will be presented while the audience is invited to participate in problem solving along each stage of the project.
Guest Speakers

4:45 -5:00
LOCAL IMPACT STRATEGIES – CROWD SOURCING SUCCESS
In this final session, our analysts will call-out crowd-sourced tweets on best takeaways and ideas from the conference attendees, speakers and sponsors to wrap up the afternoon with inspiring thoughts, reflections and call to action.

5:00
RECEPTION

Interested in Sponsoring?

Learn about new visibility opportunities available for LOCAL IMPACT events. Contact Mark Giannini, COO and SVP, at (703) 227-2967 or email for more information.

Who You'll Meet

BIA/Kelsey’s conferences attract senior executives from nearly every segment of local media and marketing.

Companies that Attend

Opportunities to Connect

Our events offer an unmatched setting to facilitate meaningful discussions and quality time with individuals and organizations that can impact your business. Network in-between shows in our LinkedIn Group.
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Reasons to Attend LOCAL IMPACT Events

  • Connect with the top decision makers in broadcast and digital media.
  • Get access to the industry’s most trusted forecasts and research.
  • Learn about the top trends and best practices from those on the front-lines of local digital media and marketing.