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Launching ABM with Your Sales Team—Ensuring Alignment and Success

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Fulfilling on the promise of ABM depends on buy-in from the Sales team and requires a focus on the details of data, content, expectation setting, analytics and communication.

Join your marketing peers for a night of networking and insightful conversation about how to ensure your ABM efforts are aligned with Sales and drive measurable pipeline and revenue.

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Summer Mixer 2017 in San Francisco

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All work and no play makes B2B marketers miss deadlines!

At NorCal BMA, we have the tradition of helping you catch some R&R in the summer months. We had our rest in June this year.

We had so much fun in previous years during our summer mixer, we returned—in July—to Hotel Valencia's Cielo Rooftop Bar in Santana Row. It gets better...we are doubling the pleasure in 2017.

Yes, we have summer mixer, part II. This will be in August, in San Francisco, at Hotel Vitale!

We decided to make the fun accessible to San Francisco-based attendees. You can network among fellow marketing professionals and enjoy views of the Bay—just like everyone did in Silicon Valley, taking in views of the Santa Cruz mountains!

Don't miss out on the fun—register here.

Even if you have attended the Silicon Valley mixer, San Francisco likely provides a whole different set of marketers to mingle with. And the views are different!

Not decided yet? Read more about Hotel Vitale.

Ordering tickets is easy. Just fill out the form below and submit!

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ABM Optimization—The Next Level Strategy

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Are you currently executing an Account Based Marketing plan? You wouldn't want to miss this discussion.

Designed with you in mind, this roundtable event will focus on driving key performance metrics at every part of the marketing funnel.

We’ll dive into the tips and tricks for lifecycle ABM marketing, when it’s appropriate to apply scalable techniques and optimizing the fundamentals of data, content and tactics.

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NorCal BMA Summer Mixer 2017

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All work and no play makes B2B marketers miss deadlines!

At NorCal BMA, we have the tradition of helping you catch some R&R in the summer months. We had our rest in June this year. Our time for relaxation in 2017 is July, and we are ready to return to our favorite haunt!

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Gaining Truth and Actions from Attribution

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Attribution has been a hot marketing buzzword.

And it deserves the buzz, given the importance of connecting the dots between marketing campaigns and revenue driven.

While B2B marketers have tracked attribution routinely, it is tricky to measure true attribution which may connect the dots from the original campaign to revenue generated, through intermediate campaigns.

Increasing the ROI from marketing campaigns depends on how well true attribution is measured.

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Positioning and Messaging Strategies for Effective Marketing

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The success of a marketing campaign or overall strategy ultimately depends on how a company's end customers perceive, accept and adopt a product's value proposition / positioning / resulting messaging.

Especially in high technology markets, where new purchases are investments measured by impact to the business and return on investment, a product's value proposition has to be extremely clear, tangible and differentiated in order to achieve vendor preference, as well as maintain desired pricing and margin levels.

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Drive Marketing Performance by Winning the Renewal of Your Employees

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At no other time in modern marketing history, has the role and influence of talent determined the success or failure of a marketing team, department or organization. With increases in specialized needs, competition for talent, tremendous choice of employer, etc., there’s no wonder that marketing decision makers are focusing their efforts on building the marketing department of the future, now.

Recent articles and thought leader studies confirm this rapidly accelerating trend:

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Sales Acceleration by Marketing: A Dun & Bradstreet Perspective

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Rishi Dave, CMO, Dun & Bradstreet Twitter: @RishiPDave

Rishi Dave, CMO, Dun & Bradstreet
Twitter: @RishiPDave

NorCal BMA recently had an opportunity to meet with Rishi Dave, Chief Marketing Officer at Dun & Bradstreet. As a topic near and dear to Bay Area B2B marketers, Sales Acceleration was the central theme of our discussion. We are delighted to present below the highlights of our conversation.

"Today, marketing can provide salespeople—in near real-time—actionable data when, how, and where they need it to move prospects to profitable customers."

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