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AMA Houston Announces Marketing Edge 2019 Focused on Technology, Accessibility, Inclusion

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AMA Houston, the leading educational information, career-building, and networking resource for Houston’s marketing professionals, today announced the agenda for AMA Marketing Edge 2019 to be held on October 22, 2019, at the Norris Conference Center in Houston CityCentre. Marketing Edge is a one-day mega-dose of inspiration and insight from top marketers from across the nation.

This year’s more than 20 speakers in three keynote sessions and 12 breakout sessions will focus on innovative technology that provides accessibility, diversity and advantage through automation.

Keynote sessions currently include:

  • Alex Knoll, a 14-year-old who is using crowd source funding to develop and market Ability App, which helps people with any type of cognitive, hearing, vision, and/or mobility disability and their caregivers navigate public spaces and search for specific disability-friendly features, services, and employment.
  • Will Griffin, Vice President of Ethics and Diversity in Artificial Intelligence at Hypergiant Industries
  • Hernan Tagliani, leading Hispanic Communications Expert, Business Speaker, and Author

“Marketing Edge is the ultimate day of professional development for marketing professionals at all levels and in all industries,” said April Lundy, Co-Chair of Marketing Edge and IT Guru at Savage Brands. “Technology is changing at such a meteoric rate while connecting people and enabling people in the most amazing ways. We’re excited to host innovators from across the country to share how we as marketers can best use technology professionally to create inclusive and diverse organizations and campaigns.”

Speakers from across the country and our own backyard will spark new ideas in the power of diversity, benefits of automation in various industries, as well local speakers from Houston Airports and Houston Arts. Marketing Edge allows attendees to curate a schedule that meets their professional needs.

In addition to educational sessions, Marketing Edge provides attendees with the opportunity to take a free professional headshot with Nathan Lindstrom Photography, receive a free SEO analysis of their website from One Foot Over, and spend 15 minutes discussing ideas and challenges with sponsors and vendors such as Fifth Ring, DeCode, Skyline Events, and Brookwoods Group in the Strategy Lab. With typical attendance of more than 300 attendees, it is also a can’t-miss networking opportunity.

For more information or to register, visit

About AMA Houston

AMA Houston is the leading educational information, career-building, and networking resource for Houston’s marketing professionals and has been serving marketing professionals for more than 60 years. In connection with the Houston Business Forum and affiliated with the AMA, AMA Houston is one of the nation’s largest chapters and a repeat Chapter Excellence Award winner including a Silver winner in 2019. To learn more about AMA or to join Houston’s largest marketing professional organization, visit