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The Future of Digital Marketing 2019

  • GA Los Angeles (Santa Monica) 1520 2nd Court Santa Monica, CA, 90403 United States (map)

Because the digital marketing landscape is so vast it is hard to predict what trend is going to rule the upcoming year. What one aspect of your marketing strategy do you need to make a priority? What one marketing tactic is crucial for your brand to incorporate?

Let our experts help you cut through the noise in order to spot the impactful new strategies. Join us and our expert panel of digital marketers from various backgrounds and companies as they dive into the future of digital marketing in 2019. They will predict trends and give us insight into what they believe will be most important digital marketing strategy or tactic to plan for in 2019 so you can take action and implement them yourself. Will it be integrating conversational commerce, shifting focus to Generation Z , or increasing personalization through AI? There are so many possibilities.

We’ll dive into:

  • How each marketer determines trends.

  • Trends from 2018 and lessons learned.

  • Predicted trends for 2019.

While improving the personal connection your brand has to its customers is will always be a priority in marketing; some trends will last and some will not come learn from the pros on how to set your brand up for success this year.


6:30pm - 6:45pm Check-In & Mingle

6:45pm - 8:00pm Panel Discussion

8:00pm - 8:30pm Q&A

About the Panelists

Lindsay Mauch

Founder, LTM Digital

Lindsay Mauch is the Founder and Managing Director of LTM Digital, a marketing and social media boutique agency focusing on health, fitness, and technology. Lindsay has more than a decade of online experience with a focus on digital marketing strategy, product development, and social media and has worked for top brands such as MySpace, JustFab, Future US, and Transworld Media. She believes in innovation, and is constantly keeping her fingers on the pulse of new and emerging trends in the digital marketplace. She is the Director of Operations for Social Media Club Los Angeles, a local chapter of a national non-profit dedicated to expanding digital media literacy and promoting standard technologies and best practices. In her free time she enjoys surfing, snowboarding, playing soccer, and maintaining her health and fitness blog,

Bernice Chao

Associate Creative Director, David&Goliath

Hello I'm Bernice, and I'm a fully integrated Associate Creative Art Director. In my 12+ years of experience I've worked on everything from Super Bowl commercials, 3D google cardboard, experiential videos, digital experiences, OOH stunts, social media, print, banners and more. My work has also been featured on various places such as the Today Show, Good Morning America, Nightline, Rolling Stones, Vogue, NBC, and more. Outside of my day job I continuously work on several non-profit efforts (Today, I'm Brave, Light Bringer Foundation, ThinkLA, LMU, and C:\DAGS) and is also the lead organizer for TEDxCulverCity.

Jeremy Blossom

Co-Founder & CEO, Strikepoint Media

Jeremy Blossom is the Co-Founder and CEO of Strikepoint Media, a leading direct response advertising agency and ad network specializing in driving sales and a revenue for businesses with aggressive growth initiatives. Strikepoint is quickly becoming a rising star in the ad industry and building a reputation of delivering highly effective marketing strategies and executing highly profitable sales campaigns. Jeremy's primary role involves working directly with clients to develop customer acquisition marketing funnels and advanced marketing campaigns designed to drive massive sales. From strategy and creative to the build-out and implementation, Jeremy ensures each client is delivered real measure results that grow their businesses.

Prior to co-founding Strikepoint, Jeremy spent nearly 10 years in the trading and investing industry which included him having roles such as; marketing director of a commodities trading firm, principal of a hedge fund specializing in derivatives, and owning his own boutique investment advisory firm that specialized in tactical asset management. His experience in managing high-network portfolios and marketing to affluent investors has helped shape Strikepoint’s approach to acquiring customers in quantifiable and measurable way.

Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Jeremy made is his way to California after starring in three reality tv shows on MTV, including Road Rules South Pacific 2003, the Inferno (2004), the Gauntlet II (2005). Currently, he resides in Orange County, CA and enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids.

Jonathan Saeidian

Founder & CEO, Brenton Way

Jonathan Saeidian is the Founder & CEO of Brenton Way, a digital marketing agency that drives growth for brands & ventures.

He started his journey in the music industry where he began promoting for events in Hollywood. He soon landed an opportunity with DASH Radio, working in A&R helping upcoming talent with music licensing and brand partnerships.

He took his passion to create a new music platform called Take Sessions that allows you to book music lessons with talented musicians. The company built unique relationships with music academies such as USC Thornton, The Grammy's Foundation, & Mumo Productions.

While studying at CSUN, he received a private round of funding and a grant from the David Nazarian foundation which set him on the course to creating his marketing agency.

Brenton Way combines Jonathans pragmatic mindset for growth with his creative passion for storytelling to build meaningful campaigns. In its first year in business, the fully bootstrapped agency has gone on to work with brands such as Sephora, Classpass, Regus, & Wipro.

Varuni Palacios

Certified Coach & Founder , Who We Are

Varuni Palacios is a certified professional coach and the founder of WNGWMN, a coaching collaborative and community for rising leaders and founders in pursuit of success, self-excellence, self-love and self-care at all costs.

In addition, Varuni has led brand strategy and social media marketing for entertainment and e-commerce brands for 10+ years including HSN in Tampa; WWE in NYC; and NBC Entertainment, Awesomeness and goop in Los Angeles.

Varuni was born in Toronto and grew up in Tampa before venturing across the country to Los Angeles. She now resides on the West Side with her husband, Matthew and two rescue pups, Juno and Ruby. To get in touch and learn more about WNGWMN, please reach out to Varuni via email ( or social (@varunivp, @thewngwmn).

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