What You Get

Our ‘invitation-only’ approach allows us to provide exceptional service for our audience.


Conference Pass

Full access to the event, from educational sessions to networking events.


Flight Voucher

Traveling more than 100 miles? We'll help with a $200 flight reimbursement.


Overnight Hotel

We cover the first night and offer a discounted rate. Spouses welcomed.


5 Star Catering

Let us treat you to breakfast, lunch, networking receptions and dinner.

Who You'll Meet

A unique engagement opportunity with Fortune 500 companies and emerging mid-size enterprises.


Influential Peers

Benchmark and network with the movers and shakers of marketing.


Thought Leaders

Learn from the best in the field and walk away with actionable insights.


Leading Partners

Meet only the solution providers most relevant for your projects and initiatives.



Unparalleled networking opportunities with high profile industry leaders.

What You'll Do

Your registration creates a truly customized agenda based on your specific areas of responsibility, challenges and interests.


Free Time

Spend most of your time participating in educational sessions and networking activities.


Educational Sessions

Keynotes, plenary sessions, industry panel discussions, case studies and more.


Networking Activities

The perfect place to connect with peers who can truly make a difference to your business.


Research Meetings

Face-to-face, 25-minute meetings to discover leading solutions guided by knowledgable executives.

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This year, the 100% peer-driven educational program will be centered around 5 key themes addressing the most pressing challenges in marketing operations.


Key Themes

close Marketing Leadership & Operations
  • Developing & Rewarding Agility within Your Marketing Organization
  • The New CMO - Integration Across All Aspect of the Business Plan and Administration
  • The Not-So-Great Divide: How to Align Marketing & Sales
  • Utilize Benchmarks and Best Practices to Plan a Performance-Based Marketing Budget
  • How Transparency is Core to Some of the World's Most Admired Brands (and What to Do About It)
  • Tools and Techniques to Building a Content Marketing Factory
  • Brilliant Content Marketing Innovations from the World's Best Brands
  • How B2B Brands Use Account Based Marketing to Grow Lifetime Customer Value
  • Creating Persona-Driven Customer Journeys to Improve Customer Experience
  • Framework: Delivery a Dynamic Content Marketing Supply Chain
  • Creating Practical Marketing Attribution Models in a Complex Business
  • Predictive Analytics: How AI is Changing GTM Approaches
  • The Future of Marketing Analytics & KPIs: How to Be Ahead of the Trend, and Not Behind It
  • Apply Full-Funnel Marketing Analytics and Attribution to Maximize Marketing Effectiveness
  • The Power of Data: Curating the Categories to Maximize Efficiency in Output and Decision-Making
  • Brand Strategies for a Polarized World: Risks and Rewards
  • Steps to a Dynamic Multichannel Marketing Strategy That Gets Results
  • Design, Execute and Measure CX to Improve Results at Each Phase in the Customer Journey
  • How to Stay Purpose-Driven Across All Touchpoints (and How Those Touchpoints Work Together In Harmony)
  • How to Stand Out in a Crowded Marketplace? Examples and Lessons from Those Who Do It Best
  • MarTech Strategy, Stack and Roadmap: Built for Tomorrow, Today
  • MarTech Insights: How Brands Deploy and Leverage Martech Investments
  • The Future of Marketing and The Role of AI
  • How Can (and Will) VR Affect Your Brand in the (Near) Future?
  • How to Choose the Best Technology Offerings for Your Marketing Goals


Get insights from 40+ executives who are in the field addressing industry challenges.

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Make every session valuable by selecting up to 3 key themes to mix and match the most relevant topics to you.


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Welcome Cocktail Reception & Registration

Veranda Ballroom and Terrace

Breakfast Buffet

Redrock Ballroom

Targeted Research Meetings

Expo Hall - Red Rock Ballroom
MondayBreakout Sessions

Breakouts, Workshops and Case Studies

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Networking Lunch

Redrock Ballroom

Targeted Research Meetings

Expo Hall - Red Rock Ballroom
MondayBreakout Sessions

Breakouts, Workshops and Case Studies

Coming Soon...

Networking Cocktail Reception

Redrock Pool

Industry Dinner

Redrock Pool

Breakfast Buffet

Redrock Ballroom

Targeted Research Meetings

Expo Hall - Red Rock Ballroom
TuesdayBreakout Sessions

Breakouts, Workshops and Case Studies

Coming Soon...

Networking Lunch

Redrock Ballroom


Experienced marketing leaders help us design a relevant and 100% peer-led educational program.

Lead Member

"As a firm believer in the power of education, hard work and building strong relationships, the CONNECT CMO Leadership Summit allows leading marketing professionals to join like-minded peers and gain the tools we need to succeed!"


Michelle Crecca serves as Senior Vice President, Strategy, and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for Group Insurance. Michelle has oversight of Strategy and Business Planning, the Project Management Office, as well as Marketing, Communications, and Customer Experience. She has industry recognition for her work in the Marketing space.

Steering Committee Members

Raja Banerji CMO - Business Group
Tata Consultancy Services
Amanda Elam VP Marketing, Americas
Phil Walsh CMO - Healthcare/Life Sciences
Amy Barzdukas Chief Marketing Officer
Polycom Inc.
Glenn Cross Chief Marketing Officer
Paycor Inc.
Veronica McKee VP Marketing, Communications & Events
Robecta Ma VP of Marketing, Americas
Cathay Pacific Airways
Leland Maschmeyer Chief Creative Officer
Matthew Kerbel Chief Marketing Officer
MusclePharm Corporation
Kimberly Epple Vice President of Marketing
Champion Home Exteriors
Eric Weaver Vice President Communication and Marketing Solutions
Xerox Corporation
Axel Kirstetter VP Product Marketing, Pricing, Field Marketing
Scott Griffiths Chief Financial Officer, Marketing
Farmers Insurance Group
Kevin Metz Chief Marketing Officer


Over the years Quartz Events has hosted senior-level executives from over 80% of the Fortune 100 as well as thousands of up and coming mid-market organizations.

Attendee Testimonials

"The opportunity to network with other executives is the best part. You become energized by sharing ideas and looking for solutions – a great platform to see what’s out there!"

Attendee List


Connect CMO is positioned to be the marketing industry’s fastest growing event, and will quickly establishing a reputation as the deal generating show.

Exhibitor Testimonials

"The information we learned from our one-on-one meetings is invaluable. The attendees were spot on – decision makers, ready to shortlist vendors! The event was beautifully organized and the entire process was super-efficient. I would highly recommend CONNECT to other solution providers – make this a must sponsor event in your marketing plans!"

Exhibitor List


Soon to be the leading executive conference hosting 500 senior-level marketing professionals each year. In the last decade, Quartz Events has produced more than 50 large scale conferences across America.

Questions & Answers


Here is a quick FAQ to help you get started. For more information contacts us, we're happy to talk to you.

Our Team

Josh Ridener

Conference Director

Marin Silvers

VP of Operations

Christina Pilo

Attendee Relations


Your full access conference pass includes overnight accommodations, meals and cocktail receptions.

The Hotel

Red Rock Resort Spa & Casino

Featuring luxurious hotel rooms and suites, three-acre pool backyard, sensuous spa treatments, delectable dining and exciting casino gaming–all overlooking the stunning Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

Inspired by the natural beauty of the neighboring mountains, Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa pays homage to the elegant mid-century modern resorts that made Las Vegas famous. Spacious accommodations are designed with modern contemporary décor and a wealth of amenities like no other hotel rooms in Las Vegas, and include a 42-inch HD TV, VOIP internet phones, an automated, fully-stocked private bar and in-room safe.
Accommodations must be booked through the conference organizers and not through the venue directly. We cover the first night and offer a discounted rate. Spouses welcomed. For reservations please contact:
The closest airport to the hotel is McCarran International Airport (LAS). Red Rock does operate a complimentary shuttle between McCarran Airport and the hotel. You can see the shuttle schedule here. Taxis are also available at the airport and cost approximately $50 each way.
Red Rock Resort, Casino & Spa  |  11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89135