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Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions. If you need additional help, please feel free to email us at info@techcruise.co. We return most email messages within 48 hours.

General Questions:

Who speaks at Tech Cruise? Brands, agencies and technology enablers make up the majority of the presenters at Tech Cruise. Each cruise features speakers covering all areas of the digital marketing spectrum, including Search, Media, Mobile, Social, Video, Email, Targeting, Display, Creative, Gaming, Music, Integrated Marketing, eCommerce, Data and Analytics, Innovation and Startups, and much more. Tech Cruise are 100% editorial content. Speakers are selected on their merit, insight, leadership and ability to share new research and metrics. Tech Cruise welcomes speakers from all brand categories, agencies, corporations and perspectives. An emphasis on case studies, whenever possible, is preferred and solution providers must bring a business or consumer-oriented brand client to be considered to speak.
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Who attends Tech Cruise? Brand advertisers, agencies, publishers and solution providers account for approximately 80 percent of the Tech Cruise audience, with additional attendees audience made up of investors, press, non-profit, and education attendees. Most attendees identify themselves as corporate management, followed by marketing management, advertising management and sales roles within their respective organizations.
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Why speak at Tech Cruise? Speaking at Tech Cruise lets presenters share their experience, insights and skills as industry thought leaders and increases their exposure and authority among industry professionals. In addition, speakers find the opportunity invaluable for building their network and creating valuable relationships with other presenters, audience members and exhibitors. Each speaker receives their own paid full-conference registration to the event.
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What types of presentations are shared at Tech Cruise? We ask for structured content to educate the audience, including brand-specific case studies, best practices and tactics, industry research and trends, mini-debates and more.
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Speaking formats include:

  • Keynotes: are limited to 3-5 marquee speakers per show and typically feature high-profile executives or thought leaders representing key areas of the new marketing landscape.
  • Breakouts: are rich opportunities for qualified speakers to share insights and experiences with a quality audience. Individual presentations focusing on research, cases studies and trends help frame the discussion around the industry’s most important topics.
  • Workshops: are highly focused, interactive learning environments where speakers move from behind the podium to directly engage with attendees. Seating is usually limited for these high-value “classroom-meets-the-boardroom” learning environments.

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Is there a fee to submit to speak? No, there is no fee to submit to speak. However, any companies offering services to our audience may be required to fund their speaking opportunity as part of sponsorship. Each submission will be reviewed thoroughly and a determination will be made at that point.
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Does Tech Cruise cover speaker travel and expenses? Speakers are required to pay for their expenses traveling to and from the event. Once at the event, Tech Cruise picks up each speaker’s full-conference registration and meals included with the cruise, as well as providing a discount for inviting colleagues, customers and friends.
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How can I improve my chances of selection? If you’re a publisher, technology partner, ad network or other service provider, we advise that you bring a brand or agency client to present on your behalf or co-present with you. Likewise, if you are an agency, we advise that you bring a brand client with you.
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