Coming in Fall of 2019


Rocky Mount, NC




Insight, ideas, and inspiration to challenge your thinking and innovate your marketing.

The world is in a constant state of change and your organization has to change with it. There has never been a better or more challenging time to tap into the innovation within your team. The Marketing Innovation Experience has gathered a dynamic group of thought leaders, authors, and speakers who travel the globe sharing their unique insights into marketing and innovation. You will leave this conference with a new perspective and new tools to revitalize and rejuvenate your business or organization. Ideas, insight, inspiration, and innovation. It’s all yours at #MiX18NC… the Marketing Innovation Experience.


CEOs, COOs, and CMOs     |     Marketing Directors     |     Marketing Professionals     |     Sales Managers & Teams     |     Creative Directors     |     Students of Marketing     |     Thought Leaders     |     Social Media & Digital Marketers


Coming Fall 2019
The Dunn Center at NC Wesleyan College
Rocky Mount, NC


Stan Phelps

Speaker- Purple Goldfish

Stan Phelps is a keynote speaker, author, Forbes Contributor, IBM Futurist and TEDx Speaker. His keynotes and workshops offered at PurpleGoldfish.com focus on how to create meaningful differentiation to win the hearts of both employees and customers. The benefits are increased loyalty, retention and referrals.

Michael Barbera

Speaker | Researcher | Advisor

Michael Barbera is an award-winning consumer psychologist and strategy consultant. His areas of practice are consumer behavior, consumer emotions, social psychology, decision-making, brand management, marketing, and long-term business strategies. Michael shares his research and experiences as a speaker and as the host of the Clicksuasion podcast.

Robert Ferguson

Founder - Ferguson Values

Robert works with business leaders to align company culture, strengthen the brand, improve top-line results, and create competitive advantage. In his 20+ years consulting experience, he has worked with numerous companies, including: Sprint, Nortel, FedEx, Roche Pharma, and many others. Learn more about Robert at FergusonValues.com.

Melissa Kennedy

Transformer, Innovator, Bestselling Author

K. Melissa Kennedy has parlayed many years of experience working for and building successful companies into a unique process for harnessing hidden assets inside organizations and turning them into big-idea-generating, $1-billion-revenue-producing resources. She’s an internationally acclaimed expert, happy to share the not-so-secret actions that have led to impressive outcomes for Fortune 100 corporations.

Sean Tracey

Sean Tracey Associates

Sean Tracey is a keynote speaker, creativity workshop leader, professor of Communications Studies at Emerson College/Boston, and founder and President of Sean Tracey Associates, an advertising and marketing firm with a 30-year history of bringing America’s best brands’ stories to life through multiple media channels.

Skip Carney

President and CSO, Carney & Co.

Skip Carney has been taking care of brands since 1980. He has worked with hundreds of companies… regional, national, and international companies… to innovate their marketing and build their brand. He speaks nationally on Marketing Innovation, leadership and creative problem solving.

Evan Carroll

Keynote Speaker, Author

Evan Carroll is a professional keynote speaker and workshop facilitator who inspires companies to leverage technology, data, and analytics to drive customer loyalty and advocacy. The results? Engaged employees, inspired to use technology to create world-class customer experiences.



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prism speakers


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