AdBAM Massive Marketing Summit

Ad BAM Massive Marketing Summit & Media Auction

Friday, February 5, 2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Indio Performing Arts Center
45175 Fargo Street
Indio, CA 92201

The AdBAM Massive Marketing Summit & Media Auction brings together leading influencers from across the country for a one day information slam on marketing and advertising best practices and emerging trends. Learn how to position your service or product in the market place, reach niche segments of the market you may be missing, and how to put together advertising campaigns that get results across all mediums.  


This year's featured speakers include:


Justin Garrett, VP of Integrated Sales at HERE Media

HERE Media is the largest LGBT focused media company in the world with headquarters in New York and Los Angeles. Their holdings include HERE TV, print brands The Advocate and Out,, and Justin has over 15 years of marketing experience, previously holding executive sales and marketing positions with MTV Networks and Travelocity.


Millie Olson, CEO at Amazon Advertising

Millie Olson started her communications career writing advice to lovelorn teens at Seventeen Magazine in New York. Her love of advertising eventually landed her at J. Walter Thompson, and later to San Francisco where she worked with Ketchum Advertising as Executive Creative Director. In 1996 she partnered with another female creative director, Lynda Pearson, to found Amazon Advertising. Their focus is on accelerating the growth of progressive brands, like Kashi, Bear Naked Granola, P&G's Naturella, Yogi Tea, and Nature Made vitamins.


Noor Naseer, Director of Digital Innovations at Mobile at Centro

Centro has a singular goal - to improve the lives of those working in the advertising industry by building media management software that helps marketers engage with audiences across all digital channels in the most successful manner possible. Their software is designed to eliminate unnecessary activity, improve human collaboration, offer greater insight, reduce errors and help users achieve more in their professional lives. Noor has worked with many cutting edge companies in her career, including Proctor and Gamble and BlackBerry.


Media Auction

The afternoon concludes with the opportunity for you to purchase local and regional media at a huge discount through the Desert AdFed media auction. Local media companies have donated a variety of advertising opportunities, including print, radio, outdoor, televisision and digital media, all of which will be available for you to bid on.  All proceeds go to support local non-profits and scholarship programs.  This will be an afternoon you will not want to miss!


Some of the items available for sale include:

  • $6250 worth of radio advertising on Jack-fm in LA.
  • $1,000 radio buy on KATY-fm
  • $1,000 radio buy on KCXX-fm
  • $2,000 tv buy on Time Warner Cable
  • 1/4 of ad in Desert Entertainer
  • 1/2 Pg ad in Discover Indio Guide
  • 1/2 of video shoot by Kaminsky Productions
  • Full page ad in Inland Empire Magazine
  • 1/3 of ad in LA Magazine
  • 8 hours of Graphic Services from FG Creative

Event Schedule

10:00am – 3:30pm – AdBAM

3:30pm – 5:00pm – Media Auction



Member rates are offered to those purchasers who are  a member in good standing with the Desert Advertising Federation, Indio Chamber of Commerce, or La Quinta Chamber of Commerce

$79 – Member price for AdBAM

$99 – Non-Member price for AdBAM

$149 - Non-Member price for AdBAM (includes a one year membership to Desert AdFed. Not valid for previous members)

$35 – Member price for Media Auction Only

$45 – Non-member price for Media Auction Only

$350 – Table of Four plus an AdFed membership


For more information on this event or for any questions, please contact the Indio Chamber of Commerce at 760.347.0676.

Proudly sponsored by:

Desert AdFed Logo
Indio Chamber of Commerce
La Quinta Chamber of Commerce
Fantasy Springs Casino