SOURCE: Triangle AMA

January 20, 2015 10:00 ET

Triangle AMA to Host High Five Conference

RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - January 20, 2015) - The Triangle American Marketing Association (AMA) will host the second edition of the High Five Conference on February 25-26, 2015 at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel.

High Five was created by and for marketing and creative professionals seeking career growth and inspiration.

Stan Phelps, 2015 High Five Conference Director and Triangle AMA President-Elect said, "High Five is more than an event -- it's a call to action for marketers and creatives to come together and harness their shared talents to achieve the extraordinary. The high five is a universal symbol of collaboration, teamwork and success, which is exactly what our conference celebrates."

Keynote speakers include:

  • Ekaterina Walter, Global Evangelist at Sprinklr and author of Wall Street Journal bestseller Think Like Zuck
  • Johnny Earle, Entrepreneur and Founder of Johnny Cupcakes
  • Aaron Draplin, Founder of Draplin Design Co. and Creator of Field Notes
  • Spike Jones, Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Edelman Digital
  • Peter Shankman, founder of Help A Reporter Out (HARO) and author of Nice Companies Finish First

There will be twenty breakout sessions and four half-day workshops covering topics such as branding, content marketing, innovation, customer experience, digital marketing, influencer marketing, social media, and visual storytelling.

Mary Beth Munz, co-founder of inMotionNow, said "I was extremely impressed with High Five last year. The conference was well organized, included top-notch speakers and had a great mix of topics. I came away inspired and motivated."

Evan Carroll, President of Triangle AMA and High Five Conference Founder said, "We're thrilled to bring High Five back for a second year and the professional community has shown their support -- just over 100 tickets remain for the event. We anticipate a sell-out crowd."

The cost of attending High Five Conference ranges from $295-$495, depending on AMA membership and the selection of an optional workshop.

Major sponsors include Brand Fuel, Motorsports Designs, Oracle, Theo Davis Printing and Zig Zibit. Supporting sponsors are Capstrat, Centerline Digital, Cvent, David Williams Professional Photographer and Cinematographer, inMotionNow, Krash Creative Solutions, Meredith College MBA, Rucci Productions, ThreePost, Windsor Circle, and

For more information or to register please visit and watch this to see why we love to high five.

About the Triangle AMA

The Triangle AMA is a chapter of the American Marketing Association with over 500 members throughout North Carolina. The AMA is a professional association of individuals and organizations leading the practice, teaching and development of marketing knowledge. For more information about the Triangle AMA visit

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