Oct 23 – 25, 2018 | New York City
Thursday's events will take place at: JW Marriott Essex House New York 160 Central Park S, Grand Salon Ballroom, New York, NY 10019
10:00 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
10:10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Artificial intelligence has reached peak hype stage, but is it possible that its potential to transform marketing is even greater than advertised? Go beyond the splashy headlines to explore how small businesses can leverage AI to improve personalization, productivity and profits. This session walks you through the use cases and technologies that can make your clients’ marketing more (artificially) intelligent
10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Meagan Tanner, Head of Strategic Partnerships for Google My Business (GMB) will sit down with Yext’s own Liz Frailey, Director of Product, to discuss how to keep your SMBs engaged and best practices for utilizing GMB as a product. Hear about the latest APIs, what that means for you and your clients, and how you can be actively involved.
10:50 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
Building Design-First Structured Websites
Learn how agencies can deliver efficient solutions to ensure that their clients’ websites are structured effectively and always up-to-date, while simultaneously providing freedom of creativity, design, and branding so every small business can have its own customized digital experience.

This panel will provide an overview of the SMB life cycle and strategies for serving the unique digital needs of SMBs in both the short and long term. Hear from experts at Duda, Boostability, and Thryv on best practices for implementing structured data at scale using Yext Knowledge Tags to drive efficiency in building websites that will ensure accurate digital knowledge flows out to third-party services.

11:20 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Ascent Lounge
Small business owners struggle with the daily demands of running their business. Join Thryv’s CMO, Gordon Henry, to learn how you can provide your clients a solution to help them manage their time, communicate with customers, and get paid. Join the Thryv Partner Program and become an affiliate or reseller of this industry leading all-in-one business management solution.
11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
12:50 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
2:10 p.m.
Join us for casual cocktails and networking with the partner community and have the opportunity to ask Joe Theismann about his legendary career.