How brand storytelling creates relevancy, engagement and action for customers
The growth of social media has spawned numerous discussions about how to manage content how to get customers engaged with brands. Storytelling has proven to be the most effective way to get customers to relate to, believe in and interact with a brand.
We’ll define storytelling as it relates to brand building and explore the kinds of stories brands need to tell, from explaining who the corporate brand is to giving relevance to a new product or solution. We’ll also discuss the elements of an effective story and keys to delivering a story, both for companies and individuals.
The morning will begin with a presentation from renowned author and communication expert, Nancy Duarte, who has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, Wired, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times and on CNN. Her firm, Duarte, Inc., is the global leader behind some of the most influential visual messages in business and culture. Resonate, her latest book, spent nearly a year on Amazon’s top 100 business book bestsellers list.
You’ll also hear and interact with a panel of influential branding professionals in a spirited discussion on how their companies are using storytelling to build the brand. The panel will include Nancy Duarte, Lou Hoffman, CEO of The Hoffman Agency, a global PR firm, Art Kilinski, Creative Director at Cisco and Thomase Ranese, Senior Director of Global Marketing Communications at Google. Jason Baer, Group Director, Content at Siegel + Gale, will moderate the panel discussion.