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2012 Press Releases

January 16, 2012
Top Industry Experts and Practitioners Analyze Customer Data to Drive Business Strategy in San Francisco – March 4-9

Leading enterprises such as Microsoft, Harrah’s, American Red Cross, Wharton School, Smithsonian Enterprises and many more share their skills and first-hand experiences using data to gain business insight at eMetrics Summit – March 4-9, 2012, San Francisco. Early Bird pricing ends this Friday, January 20th offering $400 off onsite registration.

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2011 Press Releases

February 18, 2011
Data Driven Business Week Exhibit Hall Sold Out- Record Registrations for eMetrics Summit, Predictive Analytics World and Conversion Conference

Data Driven Business Week, March 13-19, San Francisco, CA announces comprehensive program featuring 7 days of content with over 100 sessions, 13 keynotes and 12 workshops across five conferences designed to empower businesses to strategize and optimize with data analytics. Featured highlights include the inaugural International Institute for Analytics (IIA) Executive Forum, Thomas Davenport, Author and Founder of IIA as keynote speaker and the first Google Analytics User’s Great Event (GAUGE).

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January 25, 2011
Thomas Davenport, Guy Kawasaki and Thornton May to Keynote eMetrics Summit in San Francisco

Today, the eMetrics Summit announced their roster of keynote speakers of the eMetrics Summit in San Francisco—Thomas Davenport, author of “Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning,” Guy Kawasaki, managing director of Garage Technology Ventures, and Thornton May, author of “The New Know.” The March 13-18 event features an impressive line-up of major organizations, gathering to share best practices and lessons-learned focused around the theme of the event, “Leveraging Consumer Interaction Data in a Connected World.”

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2010 Press Releases

November 1, 2010
eMetrics Summit Announces Advisory Board and Call for Speakers for Toronto Conference, April 28-29, 2011

TORONTO, CANADA – November 1, 2010 — Today, the eMetrics Summit announced the call for Speakers for its Toronto, Ontario conference. Taking place April 28 and 29, 2011, the Toronto event aims to build upon the success and lessons learned in 2010, a year where marketers acted with precision focus on bottom line results and measurable ROI.

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2008 Press Releases

December 2, 2008
Top Marketers and Web Analytics Experts to Present at eMetrics Summit in Toronto, Ontario, March 29-April 1, 2009

TORONTO, CANADA – December 2, 2008 — Today, the eMetrics Summit announced the keynote speakers, tracks and workshops for the Toronto, Ontario conference, March 29 through April 1, 2009. With keynote presentations from Bell Canada, Kijiji – an eBay company, Sears Canada and Travelocity, the two-day conference agenda covers a wide range of topics to provide a holistic view of web marketing optimization.

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October 30, 2008
Innovation, Leading Strategies and Breaking News Emerge From D.C. eMetrics Summit

WASHINGTON, DC – (Marketwire – October 30, 2008) – Last week, the eMetrics Summit wrapped up another successful event in Washington, D.C., bringing together over 600 marketing and analytics leaders. With an encore of popular workshops and the addition of Google’s Conversion University, this year’s forward thinking sessions in Washington D.C. offered marketing professionals from all business sectors a place to share lessons learned and insights realized to drive the evolution of the Internet marketing industry.


In Washington D.C., eMetrics Summit attendees were among the first to learn of the breaking announcements from the following sponsors.

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October 20, 2008
eMetrics Summit Announces Advisory Board and Call for Speakers for Toronto Conference, March 29-April 1, 2009

TORONTO, CANADA – October 20, 2008 – Today, the eMetrics Summit announced the date and call for speakers for its Toronto, Ontario conference. Taking place March 29 through April 1, 2009, the Toronto event aims to build upon the success and lessons learned in the 2008 eMetrics Summit Series offering a big-picture view of optimizing online marketing value and improving overall business strategy.

The two-day conference agenda covers a wide range of topics to provide a holistic view of web marketing optimization, including but not limited to:

  • Discovering the metrics behind opinions and conversations
  • A/B and multivariate testing
  • Online marketing analytics: campaigns, promotions and e-commerce
  • Consumer-generated content: turning threats into opportunities

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October 20, 2008
Increased Spending in Online Marketing and Analytics Despite Uncertain U.S. Economy Revealed by eMetrics Summit Survey

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 20, 2008 – Today the eMetrics Summit announced the results of its survey, “Tough Times Call for Tough Measures.” The survey findings indicate that, while the current economic situation in the U.S. is uncertain, confidence in online marketing channels and budgets for optimization tools and services continue to grow.

The “Tough Times Call for Tough Measures” survey was designed to discover how the current economic situation is affecting business and marketing budgets as well as how web analytics is playing a role in maximizing the effectiveness of each marketing dollar. Nearly two out of three respondents (65.4 percent) indicated that the economy currently had no negative impact on their overall marketing budgets.

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October 6, 2008
ForeSee Results, Omniture, Google, iPerceptions and Others Align Product Launches and Industry-Driving Releases with D.C. Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (October 6, 2008) – Year after year, the marketing optimization industry and major corporations turn to the global eMetrics Summit series as a primary source for breaking news and innovation from the leaders in the field. Summit sponsors have selected the Washington, D.C. event, October 20-23, as the ideal place to launch new products and make major company announcements that will propel the industry forward.

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September 29, 2008
The New York Times, Home Depot, and Symantec to Deliver Keynotes at the eMetrics Summit in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, DC – (Marketwire – September 29, 2008) – Today the eMetrics Summit announced its keynote presenters for the fall 2008 event. Kim Johnston, VP of global sales and marketing operations for Symantec Corporation, Joe Megibow, VP of customer experience and online marketing for, James G. Robinson, director of web analytics for The New York Times, and Mike Marvel, manager of analytics and reporting for Home Depot, will provide marketing optimization best practices and real-life examples of what works. The eMetrics Summit will take place October 20-23, 2008, at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Washington, D.C.

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April 21, 2008
eMetrics Summit Announces Additional Keynote Speakers for San Francisco
eBay’s Elissa Darnell and Deepak Nadiq and Charlie Simpson of Palm Join Lineup of Keynote Speakers, May 4-7, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – April 21, 2008 – Today, the eMetrics Summit announced additional keynote presenters to speak at the spring 2008 event in San Francisco. Elissa Darnell, director of user experience research for eBay, and Deepak Nadig, principle architect of eBay will discuss the various methods used to improve overall customer experience, ultimately boosting key business metrics, during their keynote session at 9:00 a.m. on May 6. At 2:30 p.m. on May 7, Charlie Simpson, director of e-commerce sales and marketing at Palm, will summarize the tools and techniques available for Web site optimization and how to integrate visitor feedback to drive future behavior.

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April 15, 2008
eMetrics Summit Survey Reveals Latest Trends in Web Optimization and Cutting Edge Tools and Tactics; Offers Marketers Insight to Gain Competitive Advantage in 2008

SAN FRANCISCO – April 15, 2008–Today, the eMetrics Summit announced the results of a survey of web analytics and marketing professionals. Conducted over the course of three weeks in Q1 2008, the informal survey provides unique insights into the tools and online marketing channels that have an impact on business.

The goal of the survey was to determine the tools that marketing and analytics professionals currently use , and perhaps more importantly, the marketing channels they are optimizing to meet and surpass business goals. Not surprisingly, the survey results found that the most measured marketing channels are search, 82 percent, email, 79 percent, and online advertising, 78 percent.

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March 10, 2008
eMetrics Summit Named the Official Conference of the Web Analytics Association

WASHINGTON, DC – March 10, 2008 – The Web Analytics Association (WAA) is pleased to announce the eMetrics Summit as its official conference. Moving forward, WAA members will receive a 15 percent discount on conference registration.

Preceding each Summit, the WAA holds regional community meetings and educational WAA Base Camp workshops, which introduce new practitioners to web analytics tactics and processes.

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February 20, 2008
Coca-Cola’s Tim Goudie and Best-Selling Authors Tom Davenport and Ian Ayres to Deliver Keynotes at the eMetrics Summit in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – February 20, 2008) – Today the eMetrics Summit announced its keynote presenters for the spring 2008 event. Tim Goudie, Group Manager of Interactive Marketing at Coca-Cola, will share his experiences in metrics and measurements. In addition, Tom Davenport, author of “Competing on Analytics,” and Ian Ayres, author of “Super Crunchers,” will present insights from their best-selling books during their keynote sessions. The eMetrics Summit will take place May 4-7, 2008, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

Goudie returns to the eMetrics Summit after overwhelming positive feedback and response stemming from his keynote presentation at the event in Washington, D.C. in 2006. A metrics and measurement expert for Coca-Cola through its Global Interactive Marketing Team, Goudie enthralled audiences with his candid, direct delivery on the ups and downs of measuring online marketing for the world’s most well known brand. He will continue his account of big brand marketing optimization in his keynote presentation.

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eMetrics Summit Expands Global Footprint With New Event in Canada
Marketing and Analytics Industry Leaders Share Best Practices in Toronto, Ontario, March 31-April 2, 2008

TORONTO–(Marketwire – January 22, 2008) – The eMetrics Summit, a leading web marketing conference dedicated to optimizing online marketing value and web analytics, is expanding into the Canadian market this spring with its newest addition to the international conference series in Toronto, Ontario. Industry thought leaders from Canada, the US and Europe will gather to share best practices for marketing optimization March 31 through April 2, 2008.

Since 2002, the eMetrics Summit has evolved along with the industry and expanded to meet the needs of the vastly growing audience it has attracted over the years. Once strictly a web analytics conference, the Summit connected peers and provided valuable solutions through collaboration to propel the industry forward. The event quickly became known for the actionable insights it delivered and its power to drive the evolution of the entire web analytics industry.

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