Advertising Week NY Spotlights AI Revolution and Retail Media Boom in Marketing Industry

RISE AND SHINE, MARKETING MAVENS! It's showtime in Manhattan, as Advertising Week New York has painted the Big Apple red (no, really, even Geoffrey the Giraffe, the Jolly Green Giant and the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile made an appearance). For four dazzling days, advertising's finest will take center stage to discuss the latest secrets, strategies, and sizzles of our mad mad marketing world.

Keep your eyes open, your ears perked, and your thumbs ready for tweet-storms. Prepare for a gamut of exciting chats anchored by speakers from superstars like Mondelez, the National Football League, and Johnson & Johnson. All this aiming to cast a light on the monster trend in marketing - Artificial Intelligence. A chat about AI can be as thrilling as a roller coaster ride (minus the screaming), especially after a year of ChatGPT hysteria.

Now, more than ever, marketers are leaning into the AI revolution – making it less about the abstract and more about practical applications that drive real results. Additionally, don't forget the beanbags, as lounges will take a front-row seat, enhancing the networking experience and solidifying the sense of community within the industry. Advertising Week seems to be doling out lounges like Halloween candy, including the refreshing Group Black lounge focusing on Black culture, and a dedicated retail media space, ignited by the hike in retail media heat.

Yep, you heard it right. Retail media, anticipated to be a $100 billion-plus category, is about to occupy a sizeable slice of the marketing pie. Notably, delivering insights and tech-stories from the retail media cosmos will be high powered executives from Target’s Roundel, Albertsons Media Collective, Kroger Precision Marketing, and Best Buy Ads.

If all that glitz and glamour weren't enough to keep you high on marketing adrenaline, Advertising Week is also making strides to get up-close-and-personal with small- and mid-sized businesses. The task at hand being educating SMBs on marketing and giving them the tools to compete with the burger-serving giants of the world.

Now that you have the lowdown, it's worth pondering where all this fits within the wider digital marketing narrative, and where slots into the mix.

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Derek Sturman
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