November 4, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

#WMD2016

 

 

A one-day growth conference covering marketing & distribution hack tips to grow your startup.
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WMD 2016

Friday Nov 4, 2016 – San Francisco, California

Join the who’s who of growth at Weapons of Mass Distribution (WMD), a one-day growth marketing conference teaching you cutting-edge strategies & tactics for getting MOAR users & scaling your business.

– We’re bringing together 19 of the best growth hackers…
– Giving you an interactive Q&A session with each speaker…
– Offering up 1:1 office hours with the 500 distro team…
– And putting you in a room with companies like Brit + Co, Asana & Nerdwallet…

Why? Because we want to help you IGNITE your business!

QUESTIONS? BAD JOKES?
Contact Cristina [at] 500 [dot] co

 

TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:

Email Marketing  User Retention  Viral Videos 

Direct Mail  Payment Processing ● Search Engine Optimization

Social Media Marketing  Strategic Partnerships  Content Marketing

Referral Marketing  Usability Patterns ● Agile Marketing Teams

+ MOAR

OUR MAD SCIENTISTS INCLUDE:

sean

Sean Ellis

Founder/CEO of GrowthHackers

NIR-EYAL

Nir Eyal

Author, "Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products"

jaykas

Jascha Kaykas-Wolff

CMO, Mozilla

elena

Elena Verna

SVP Growth, SurveyMonkey

george

George Lee

Head of Growth, Instagram

brittany-murlas

Brittany Murlas

Content Strategist, Pinterest Expert

Everette-Taylor

Everette Taylor

VP of Marketing, Skurt

james 200x200

James Currier

Managing Partner,
NFX Guild

brian

Brian Balfour

Founder/CEO,
Reforge

Karen-X.-Cheng

Karen X. Cheng

Founder/CEO, Karen X

casey

Casey Winters

Growth Advisor

ryan

Ryan Deiss

Founder & CEO, Digital Marketer

adelyn

Adelyn Zhou

Co-Founder, Asend Direct

patrick

Patrick Campbell

CEO, Price Intelligently

daniel

Daniel Harmon

Creative Director, Harmon Brothers

steve

Steven Dupree

EIR, Trinity Ventures

Lance

Lance Loveday

Founder/ CEO, Closed Loop

mike

Michael Sharkey

CEO/Co-Founder, Autopilot

Susan Su

Susan Su

Venture Partner, 500 Startups; Head of Marketing, Reforge

Dave 200x200

Dave McClure

Founding Partner & Chief Troublemaker,
500 Startups

AGENDA 2016


8:00-9:00am
Registration + Light Breakfast

 

Morning keynotes

9:00-9:15am 500 Distro Staff
Welcome & opening remarks

9:15-9:45am Jascha Kaykas-Wolff (CMO, Mozilla)
Rethink collecting customer data

9:45-10:15am James Currier (Managing Partner, NFX Guild)
Unlocking the secrets of growth

 

10:15-10:45am Break

 

Late morning keynotes

10:45-11:15am Ryan Deiss (Founder & CEO, Digital Marketer)
Automate your ideal sales convo

11:15-11:45am George Lee (Head of Growth, Instagram)
Running growth for a 116 million user social network

11:45-12:15pm Sean Ellis (Founder & CEO, GrowthHackers)
Make your marketing team agile or die

 

12:15-1:15pm Lunch

 

Track 1 – Rethinking growth fundamentals

1:15-1:45pm Steven Dupree (Entrepreneur in Residence, Trinity Ventures)
How do I spend my first $10K on marketing?

1:45-2:15pm Brittany Murlas (Content Strategist, Pinterest Expert)
Why everyone needs to pay attention to Pinterest

2:15-2:45pm Susan Su (Venture Partner, 500 Startups; Head of Marketing, Reforge)
The ROI of content and how to scale

 

Track 2 – Hack-tics on the growth battlefield

1:15-1:45pm Lance Loveday (CEO, Closed Loop)
It’s OK to trick people to click

1:45-2:15pm Elena Verna (SVP Growth, SurveyMonkey)
Minimize involuntary churn through payment processing

2:15-2:45pm Casey Winters (Advisor to Pocket, Airbnb, Darby Smart;
Former Growth Lead at Pinterest & GrubHub)
Constant rejection: A lesson in retaining users

 

2:45-3:15pm Break

 

Track 1 – Get ahead of the future of growth

3:15-3:45pm Adelyn Zhou (Co-Founder, Asend Direct)
Direct Mail 2.0 – Get ahead of the next big growth channel

3:45-4:15pm Karen X (Founder & CEO, Karen X LLC)
Facebook is completely changing viral videos – Take advantage of it

4:15-4:45pm Everette Taylor (CMO, Skurt)
Fueling growth through emotional intelligence

 

Track 2 – Let’s grow some money!

3:15-3:45pm Daniel Harmon (Creative Director, Harmon Brothers)
Create videos that don’t just go viral, they drive sales

3:45-4:15pm Patrick Campbell (Co-Founder & CEO, Price Intelligently)
What you need to know to have the best pricing and positioning

4:15-4:45pm Michael Sharkey (Co-Founder & CEO, Autopilot)
Souped-up: Get big and fast with strategic partnerships

 

4:45-5:15pm Break

 

Closing keynotes

5:15-5:45pm Nir Eyal (Author of “Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products”)
How to build habit-forming products

5:45-6:15pm Brian Balfour (Founder & CEO, Reforge)
How to (actually) become elite at growth

6:15-6:30pm 500 Distro Staff
Closing

 

6:30-7:30pm Networking reception

VENUE

Friday, Nov 4, 2016 | 8:00 AM to 7:30 PM | San Francisco, CA

Friday, Nov 4, 2016 | 8:00 AM to 7:30 PM | San Francisco, CA

MISSION BAY CONFERENCE AT UCSF

(Inside the Williams J. Rutter Center Building)
1675 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA 94143
Main Phone: (866) 431-8273

RECOMMENDED PARKING

Community Center Garage
Located next to the Mission Bay Community Center

1835 Owens Street Garage
Located across from the Mission Bay Hospital

1630 Third Street Garage
Located just north of 16th Street

Download the MBCC Parking Map for further direction. or CLICK HERE FOR INFO ON PUBLIC TRANSIT AND DIRECTIONS

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