BrandSmart 2024

22nd Annual Conference | The longest-running brand marketing conference in the United States

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Immersive Day

The longest running-brand marketing conference in the US

BrandSmart brings together noteworthy speakers and future-forward brand marketers — a who’s who of decision-makers and influencers — to share proven tools, smart ideas and inspiring stories.


Thursday, April 25, 2024 • 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


AON Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier, Chicago


300+ brand marketers from every industry

The Future of Brand in an Experience-driven Economy

Uncover strategies and insights that will empower your brand to thrive in a dynamic landscape where memorable experiences are the cornerstone of customer engagement and loyalty.
BrandSmart will deliver a showcase of TED Talk-style mainstage presentations featuring innovators, thought leaders, disruptors, and transformers.
In addition, we’ll discuss the hottest topics of the day facing brands and network with industry peers.


Brand Marketers

Be in the room with your marketing peers – and heroes

BrandSmart draws more than 300 brand marketers from every industry, career path and experience level. You'll be in the room with thought leaders, CMOs, CEOs, marketing directors, brand leaders, agency and creative leaders, nonprofit marketers and entrepreneurs.
With built-in networking opportunities throughout the day and a fabulous after-conference happy hour, you'll meet and mingle with top brands, agencies and talent from across Chicagoland and the United States.

More than a conference

When you register for BrandSmart 2024, you get access to tools and connections to move your branding game forward

Practical Inspiration

Speakers deliver future-focused insights, inspirational stories and the practical how-tos of marketing. You'll walk away ready to implement a new strategy, tactic or tool at work tomorrow.

Slack Channel

Keep the conversation going before, during and after the conference with a dedicated Slack channel for BrandSmart attendees.


Sponsor BrandSmart

BrandSmart sponsorships get you in front of industry speakers, marketing decision-makers and future-forward brand associates looking to share proven tools, strategies and stories.