Exclusive, free digital marketing event for business owners

You are Invited to:  Navigating 2017 Online & Beyond with 9NEWS, G/O Digital and Google

Are you looking for ways to boost your online presence, but need a better understanding of the digital space? "Navigating 2017 Online & Beyond" is a free, exclusive event at History Colorado Center dedicated to teaching you how to leverage the power of digital marketing.
The event features speakers from 9NEWS, Google, Premion and G/O Digital. Topics of discussion will be native advertising, search engine optimization, over-the-top content (OTT), social media branding and digital marketing strategy.
If you're a business owner searching for more clients; trying to be found in the digital space; or, curious about the digital landscape for businesses of all sizes, click here to register.
Space is limited for this half day seminar, so secure your spot now. The event is on April 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Breakfast will also be included.


8:30 - 9:00 am  -  Registration/Meet and Greet/Breakfast/Opening Remarks

Steve Carter, President & General Manager, 9NEWS

9:00 - 9:45 am - Best Practices for Building Your Brand Online in 2017

Chris Fehrmann, Sr. Director of Product, G/O Digital

9:45 - 10:30 am - Winning the Biggest Opportunity in the Smallest Moments

Jack Litz, Google

10:30 - 10:45 am - Break/Networking

10:45 - 11:15 am  - Building Your Social Strategy - Create Brand Awareness and Drive Conversions

Chris Fehrmann, Sr. Director of Product, G/O Digital

Matthew Wilkens, Product Manager, Social Media, G/O Digital

11:15 - 11:45 am -  Premion OTT  and 9NEWS Native Branding Content

Mike Richter, Marketing Manager, Premion

11:45 - 12:00 pm - Closing Remarks

Sean Springman, Director of Sales, 9NEWS

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Jack Litz
Google, Certified Speaker

Jack Litz Speaks on digital marketing topics around the country. He is a Google Certified Speaker. Jack has conducted over 2000 live training sessions. Jack also worked with 50 of the Fortune 500 companies.

Jack Owns of family business and is an avid golfer. Jack is a father of 3, married for over 30 years.

Steve Carter
9NEWS, President & General Manager

Steve Carter was named President & General Manager at KUSA in June of 2016. Prior to returning to Denver, Carter was President & General Manager at WCSH 6, TEGNA’s NBC affiliate in Portland, Maine. During that time, Carter was named TEGNA’s Manager of the Year in 2015.

Prior to becoming a General Manager in 2011, Carter was the Vice President of Marketing and Promotion at KUSA/KTVD-TV. He was promoted from his previous role as Director of Marketing & Promotion. Carter began his career at KUSA as a writer/producer in January of 1992.

His first job in broadcasting at KSFY-TV in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He was hired to produce television commercials and station promos. He later became the Promotion Manager. The job required a wide variety of skills including writing, videographer, editing, media buying, graphics, and sales.

Steve is a 1985 graduate of the Southwest State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in speech communications/broadcasting. 
Steve and his wife, Amy, have two grown children. His hobbies include ice hockey, running, and road cycling. 

Chris Fehrmann
G/O Digital, Sr. Director of Product

Chris Fehrmann is a digital marketing leader with over 15 years of experience in developing and managing digital marketing campaigns. Chris has worked with over 1,000 businesses nationwide in a variety of industries and a variety of sizes from SMB to international brands.

Although Chris is well-versed in all digital marketing his experience lies heavily in Search Engine Advertising, Email Marketing and Web Development. Chris is Sr. Director of Product for G/O Digital and is responsible for the success of our product line for our customers.

Matthew Wilkens
G/O Digital, Product Manager, Social Media

Matthew’s background is in digital marketing, with a focus on Social Media Marketing for small to medium sized businesses. Having spent the past eight years in digital from an agency, to in-house social management for a national brand and sales, his experience is comprehensive of all the key elements that drive a smarter social strategy for our clients. For the past four years, he has worked on both our Social Media Management and Social Advertising teams as a Senior Specialist.

Jim Wilson
Premion, President

Jim Wilson has spent 20 years at the forefront of Media & Technology that started when he launched the games business at Universal Studios and delivered numerous global hit games. As the CEO of Atari, he led the successful transformation of the company from a retail to digital and online publisher and restructured its French parent company leading to its sale in 2013. As COO of TouchTunes, a digital music company, he delivered new growth ahead of its sale and before he joined TEGNA. As the President of Premion, he launched and leads a new growth division of TEGNA focused on “Over-the-Top” video and advertising. Earlier in his career, he held senior marketing and general management roles at Universal Studios, Sony and Disney. He is a graduate of Loyola University and Harvard Business School.

Sean Springman
9NEWS, Director of Sales

Sean Springman was named Director of Sales for The Networks of 9NEWS representing KUSA-TV, KTVD-TV, MeTV, 9NEWS.COM, G/O Digital and Premion in January 2017. Sean has over 25 years working in media including 20 years as a Local Sales Manager. Sean is also a two-time TEGNA President’s Circle Award Winner.

Sean participates in Half Iron Man Triathlete and two-time marathon runner. Sean is married with 2 children. 




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