The Ad Club's 2014 Edge Conference: Branded in Boston

07 Jan 2014 12:56 PM | Anonymous


A half-day conference dedicated to the revolutionary brands, services, and innovative ideas born in Boston.

BOSTON, MA - January 7, 2014– The Ad Club’s 2014 EDGE Conference takes place on January 13th at the Institute of Contemporary Art. The EDGE Conference is dedicated to exploring the brands, ideas, and people who are pushing the boundaries and disrupting the status quo. Both educational and inspirational, EDGE presents ideas, large and small, that are destined to influence the future of marketing and branding.

This is the year to celebrate all things Boston and EDGE | Branded In Boston, focuses on the revolutionary brands, ideas, innovative marketing, products and services that were born and bred in the Boston market.

This intimate and exclusive professional event will include approximately 350 attendees. A half-day of content is followed by an up-scale cocktail and networking reception over-looking the Boston Harbor, featuring hors d’oeurves by the renowned Wolfgang Puck, specialty cocktails by Bully Boy Distilleries, and an Island Creek Oyster bar. The ICA galleries will be open from 5-7PM for private viewings.

The agenda for the day includes Boston’s established industries such as finance and healthcare, as well as emerging leaders in innovation and consumer markets. All are setting the pace in their industry. The A-list line-up of speakers includes many internationally acclaimed brands, local legends, and innovative start-ups.

Speakers include: Sean Belka, Fidelity; Skip Bennett, Island Creek Oysters; David Chang, PayPal; John Costello, Dunkin’ Brands; John Della Volpe, SocialSphere; Naomi Fried, Boston Children’s Hospital; James Gallagher, John Hancock Financial; Jeremy Hobson, WBUR; Ben Jones, Google; the Honorable Thomas M. Menino; Mike Sheehan, Hill Holliday; Will and Dave Willis, Bully Boy Distillers.

We are honored to be joined at EDGE | Branded in Boston by the Honorable Thomas M. Menino on his first Monday out of office for an in-depth discussion regarding The One Fund. Along with Hill Holliday Chairman, Mike Sheehan, and John Hancock Financial EVP, James Gallagher, he will share the impressive story of how the fund came into being, from concept to final product, just seven hours following the Boston Marathon tragedy.

You can follow the conversation regarding The EDGE Conference on Twitter (#BrandedInBoston). For full event agenda, and to learn more about all of our innovative speakers, please visit

For details and information contact:

Christen Stumpf

The Ad Club

22 Batterymarch St.

Boston, MA 02109

617-262-1100 x 107

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The Ad Club is the trade association for the New England marketing & communications Industry. Focused on networking, education, professional development, advocacy, and diversity, The Ad Club presents over 30 events and programs every year. Legacy events like the Hatch AwardsMedia Auction, and Rosoff Awards run side-by-side with the latest in new media and the digital landscape. The Ad Club's membership represents the best in class advertising agencies, media companies, and brands in the New England region. For more information on The Ad Club visit

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