Tearsheet's Acquire Conference 2021

Financial services and fintech firms are fighting for new customers. The pandemic has accelerated the move to digital and that means more competition for brands to acquire new customers and to retain their existing ones.

Incumbents and new players are fighting for customers and growth is the name of the game for seasoned professionals, entrepreneurs, and investors. Marketing will only intensify in 2021.

Tearsheet's Acquire Conference brings together the top consumer banks and payment companies to discuss the attributes of successful branding, marketing, product, and customer service in today's market.

Join us for two days of insights and new connections with an influential group of decision-makers.

Acquire 2021 is free for members of Tearsheet's Outlier membership program. Outlier provides subscriber-only content, free events (like this one), weekly briefings on important topics delivered by industry experts, access to Tearsheet research, and more. You can apply here.

All non-Outlier member attendees will receive a complimentary one-month subscription to Outlier at signup.

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Day 1: Tue, Feb 16 ET

Time EST Topic Speaker
10:00-10:30 AM Elisabeth Job Kozack,
Managing Director of Consumer Lending,
Marcus by Goldman Sachs
10:30-11:00 AM Adam Hadi,
VP of Marketing,
11:00-11:30 AM Halle Hutchison,
Chief Brand Officer,
Varo Money
11:30-12:00 PM CJ MacDonald,
Founder & CEO,
Break - 12:00-1:00 PM
1:00-1:30 PM Building a Brand through Consumer Education with Zelle® Melissa Lowry,
VP of Marketing & Branding,
1:30-2:00 PM Tui Allen,
Senior Product Lead for Banking,
2:00-2:30 PM Intent is everything now: Building a content machine to leverage organic Bill Davaris,
2:30-3:00 PM Sara Tresch,
SVP of Digital Transformation & User Experience,
Charles Schwab

Day 2: Thurs, Feb 18 ET

Time EST Topic Speaker
10:00-10:30 AM Jill Cress,
VP Consumer Marketing,
10:30-11:00 AM A Hybrid Approach: Using Data to Drive Creativity Lauren Weinberg,
Global Head of Marketing,
11:00-11:30 AM Patrick Stal,
VP of Global Marketing,
11:30-12:00 PM TBA
Break - 12:00-1:00 PM
1:00-1:30 PM TBA
1:30-2:00 PM TBA
2:00-2:30 PM Anthony Schrauth,
VP of Product,
2:30-3:15 PM PR Panel
3:15-3:45 PM Acquire Awards

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* For startups government non-profits and students we offer special discounts and scholarships. Please contact us at conferences@tearsheet.co

Tickets Prices in USD

  • Buy this early bird ticket to attend all 2 days of the online Acquire Conference at a discounted price. Ticket prices go up soon. Acquire 2020 is free for Outlier members. Contact us at conferences@tearsheet.co to request a free ticket. To join our Outlier program and attend this event for free, go to http://www.tearsheet.co/outlier
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