VaynerX Chairman Gary Vaynerchuk, along with his digital agency VaynerMedia, have announced additional speakers and programming to their lineup for the second annual Agent2021, a one-day conference educating real estate, auto, insurance and mortgage agents and brokers about social media and digital marketing innovation, set for Jan. 17, 2019 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.
Leading the announcement is John Henry, who will be joining the event to deliver a keynote during the afternoon. Henry is an American entrepreneur and investor who sold his first company by the age of 21 and has been featured as Forbes 30 Under 30 and Ebony Power 100. Now, Henry is a Partner at Harlem Capital, a $25mm Early Stage VC firm and hosts the TV show Hustle on Viceland.
Additional new speakers include; Amy Bonitatibus, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Chase Home Lending; Tannis McKenna, Development Manager, Google; Lisa Fong, SMB Marketing Lead, Pinterest; Kristin Messerli, Managing Editor, Mortgage Women Magazine; Christine Beckwith, President and COO, 20/20 Vision for Success Coaching & Consulting; Peter Lorimer, CEO & Founder, PLG Estates; Jake Fehling, VP of Marketing, Movement Mortgage; Brian Manning, Senior Loan Officer, Guild Mortgage; Scott Harris, CEO, SocialSurvey; Brendan Weitz, GM NY & Head of
Partnerships, Quora; Joey Giangola, Managing Editor, Agency Nation; Michael McCormick & Taylor Dobbie, Co-Founders, Insurance Soup, and more.
VaynerMedia has also announced additional programming during the event, where attendees can take a deeper dive and engage one-on-one with experts. VaynerMedia will host two 30-minute sessions where attendees can learn about personal branding in 2019 from Lindsay Blum, Head of VaynerTalent, and creative from Steve Babcock, Chief Creative Officer at VaynerMedia. Each of these sessions will take place during the afternoon networking break at the VaynerMedia cabana and are done on a first come, first serve basis.
Returning for a second year, the Facebook team will be on-site at Agent2021 to educate attendees on how to utilize Facebook and Instagram to find new customers and increase online sales, as well as offering interactive mobile-first creative studio sessions. Facebook’s Blueprint team will also be there for onsite training and tips. Stop by the Facebook cabana anytime during the event to meet with the team and get a head start on your Facebook and Instagram marketing!
Citizens Bank will also be hosting a refresh and recharge lounge, where attendees can interact with Citizens Bank bankers or simply fuel up for the rest of the day; stop by the Cole Information cabana to learn how to maximize lead generation efforts using an omni-channel approach.
VaynerMedia will also have a team on-site representing VaynerBeta (the agency's small business-focused team), Daily Digital Deep Dive (a one day immersion program into digital marketing the VaynerMedia way), and VaynerMentors (VaynerMedia's premium consulting service for $3M-$25M businesses). Attendees will be able to meet with these team members during the event to learn how to grow and scale their business.