Welcome to People of Play Week
INTERNATIONAL INNOVATION SUMMIT
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2020 - MARKETING, PR & SOCIAL MEDIA
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Thank you to our esteemed sponsors!
All sessions will be live on the hour in CT (Chicago) time. Recordings will be available for on-demand viewing after they have aired.
Thursday, 9:00am CT (Chicago)
Beijing to Paris Race and More!
Moderators: Adi Golad (Founder, Managing Director, Goliath, Netherlands) and
Gerry Crown (Founder, Crown & Andrews, Australia)
Thursday, 10:00am CT (Chicago)
Public Relations Has Changed!
Sponsored by Litzky PR
Moderator: Lisa Guili (General Manager, Educational Insights)
Panelists: Josslynne Welch (President, Litzky PR), Clark Nesselrodt (Senior Vice President, Brilliant PR),
Rachel Griffin (Co-Founder, Playwise), Amy Friedland (Executive Vice President, Freeman PR),
David Barkoe (CEO, Carve Communications)
Thursday, 11:00am CT (Chicago)
Social Media Tips and Tricks for Brands, Companies and Inventors
Moderators: Lana West (Marketing Communication Specialist, Schleich USA)
Panelists: Julie Stern (Vice President, Brilliant PR & Marketing), James Zahn (Senior Editor, The Toy Book, The Toy Insider, and The Pop Insider), Mindy Schanzle (Marketing Communications Lead - Radio Flyer),
Thursday, 12:00 noon CT (Chicago)
Working with Influencers
Moderator: Kathleen Tomes (President, Brilliant PR & Marketing)
Panelists: Jim Silver (CEO, TTPM Influencer Talent Management), Jordan Mae Williams (TikTok Influencer,
Just Jordan), Dr. Brittany Fusilier (Instagram - brittfusilier, Lifestyle #Influencer),
Elisa Schmidt (CEO, 30seconds.com - Facebook & Twitter)
Thursday 1:00pm CT (Chicago)
Industry Awards: Important or Not?
Panelists: Lisa Orman (President, Kidstuff PR) and Lea Culliton (President, HABA USA)
Thursday, 2:00pm CT (Chicago)
Global Perspective: Future of Toy Fairs and International Markets
Moderator: Richard Gill (Vice President Int'l, PlayMonster)
Panelists: JM Duparc (Chief Creation, Identity Games), Jenni Jalava (Product Category Director, Martinex),
Bob Fuhrer (Owner at Nextoy and KenKen Puzzle), Jacqueline Vong (Principal & Co-Founder, Playology Intl), Stephan Van Hacht (Manging Director, MegaBleu)
Thursday, 3:00pm CT (Chicago)
Panel: Activism and Inclusion in our Industry
Moderator: Jean Butler (Business Dev. Consultant, Prior: The Toy Association)
Panelists: Maura Regan (President, Licensing International), Eric Lang (Indie and Award Winning Game Inventor), Steve Starobinsky (Founder, Kid@Heart), Delanie West (Founding Creative Director, Product Development & Design Advisor, Be Super Creative)