Merkle to Host Customer Journey Webinar

May 19, 2016
Columbia, MD

Merkle (merkleinc.com), a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced that it will host a webinar titled Building Buyer Journey Maps That Work. The event will take place Thursday, June 2, at 2:00 p.m. ET and will feature speakers Ed Abrams, vice president, Marketing, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA); Gils Canare, research director, SiriusDecisions; and Ron Park, vice president, Analytics, Merkle.

Marketers are enamored with the customer journey, which is especially true and challenging in the B-to-B environment. As marketing continue to embrace the idea of creating personalized digital experiences, the need to better understand the buyer decision process is becoming more critical. Samsung experienced this journey first-hand, and the results were eye-opening. This webinar will showcase how Samsung designed its B-to-B journey around the motivations of its buyers, using a data- and insights-driven approach to create an informed and actionable journey map.

During the webinar, attendees will learn:

  • The importance of motivational insights and how to apply them to an actionable solution

  • How to define current state, gaps and priorities in your customer journey today

  • How to align your organization with best practices to meet your customers’ needs and to identify the obstacles to success

Merkle will also be sponsoring and speaking at the 2016 SiriusDecisions Summit | The Art & Science of Intelligent Growth, taking place May 24-27 in Nashville, TN. On Tuesday, May 24 at 11:40 a.m., Merkle’s George Gallate, executive vice president and chief marketing officer, will deliver a session titled, Marketing 2.U: Double Your SQLs Through Employee Marketing Activation. Ed Abrams, vice president, Marketing, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA) and Ron Park, vice president, Analytics, Merkle, are also leading a session titled Building Buyer Journey Maps that Work, on Tuesday, May 24 at 2:45 p.m. Both sessions will take place in the Ryman CF room.

To register for the complimentary webinar, visit the registration site. Contact the Merkle events team at events@merkleinc.com if you’d like to schedule a meeting with a member of the Merkle team at the 2016 SiriusDecisions Summit.

About Merkle

Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 5,200 employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 24 additional offices in the US and 21 offices in Europe and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined the Dentsu Aegis Network. For more information, contact Merkle at 1-877-9-Merkle or visit www.merkleinc.com.

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