Announcing Keynote Speaker:
Rich Karlgaard

 

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The Art and Science of Making Real Connections

The Kochava Summit is a 3-day gathering of decision makers and thought leaders in one of America’s most beautiful small towns. Attendance to this exclusive event is by invitation only. Request an Invite. Scroll down to see this year’s agenda and what past attendees have to say about the Summit.

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“One of the best times in the year to meet people and learn some great stuff!”

Oliver Birch | Director of Marketing, Hothead Games

 

The content was fantastic, and all the fun activities around the conferences were great and perfectly organized.

Etienne Lamandé | User Acquisition Lead, TinyCo

 

The event was awesome. I look forward to attending next year and getting more involved with your team on events.

Alex Merutka | Head of Programmatic, AppLovin

“I get more value from 3 days in Sandpoint with a select crew of mobile marketers than I do from any other mobile conference. The people, content, hospitality, and location make the Kochava Summit a unique event that I will keep coming back to. Look forward to the next one.”

Adam Woods  |   Business Development Manager, Motive Interactive

2020 Agenda:

 

Day 1 – Feb 12TH


9:10 AM | Keynote: Rich Karlgaard

Keynote


10:10 AM | Keynote: Charles Manning, CEO, Kochava

The Marketer’s Operating System

Welcome to the OS of choice for marketing solutions across advertisers, publishers & advanced TV.


10:55 AM | Grant Simmons, VP of Client Analytics, Kochava

Unlocking Google, Facebook & Apple Search Ads

Secrets of the “Walled Gardens” to better optimize your media mix.


11:10 AM | Grant Simmons, VP of Client Analytics, Kochava

Under One Roof: Householding Identity Resolution

As the IoT landscape broadens, what role should householding play in your identity resolution and targeting strategies?


11:40 AM | Levi Schoonover, Client Partnerships Manager, Kochava

The OTT Streaming Wars

With more streaming video on demand (SVOD) publishers, there’s a new battle for the household. The average household has 2.8 SVODs–how do brands capture and maintain their position as “head of the household”?


12:00 PM

Lunch

 

1:30 PM | Brian Cox, GM Mazzaroth, Kochava

Providing Scalable Solutions for Data Privacy Compliance

Quantcast and Kochava have partnered to provide peace of mind to marketers regarding compliance with CCPA, GDPR & beyond.


2:00 PM | Kimberly Manning, Senior Director of Brand, Kochava Collective

The Role Data Will Play in the 2020 Election

Data talks and political campaign managers are listening. What strategies are winning and what can we learn from them?


2:30 PM | J.R. Becko, VP of Sales, Liftoff

The Good, the Ad, & the Ugly

Get ready to kick up your creative juices and battle it out for fame and glory in a game known as The Good, the Ad and the Ugly. Join Liftoff as we put your mobile ad creative know-how to the test in this all out creative showdown. So brush up on your creative trivia, look over your A/B tests, and come prepared to win. There’s prizes waitin’ for ya. May god have mercy on your soul. Proceed.


2:45 PM | Kevin Garrett, Lead Client Success Manager, Kochava

Reducing Friction: The Power of SmartLinks

Kochava has enhanced deep linking capabilities to redirect users to the right content and perform attribution on all platforms.


3:15 PM | Garrett MacDonald, EVP, Strategic Sales, Kochava

Ask Me Anything….

Ask me anything… an interactive discussion with the audience.


4:00 PM

Networking

 

6:00 PM

Summit On Tap

 

 

Day 2 – Feb 13TH


9:00 AM | Grant Simmons, VP of Client Analytics, Kochava

The State of the Fraud Union 2020: Fraud Never Sleeps

$42 billion later, ad fraud is also sacrificing campaign performance. While the tactics remain the same, fraudsters keep finding ways to surpass anti-fraud checkpoints. Listen to our resident expert on mobile ad fraud discuss the state of fraud and some of the surprisingly simple ways you can spot fraud with analytics by knowing your app traffic.


9:15 AM | Grant Simmons, VP of Client Analytics, Kochava

A 360 Degree Perspective on Fraud

Advertisers, Publishers and DSPs are all impacted by ad fraud. How does fraud prevention across the spectrum take form?


10:00 AM | Ethan Lewis, VP of Engineering & Architecture, Kochava

XCHNG Roadmap

Our practical blockchain solution is getting closer to market. Get an update on the latest developments and benchmarks achieved.


10:30 AM | Kevin King, Lead Client Analytics, Kochava

A Prescription for Subscriptons

Subscriptions are the future across many a vertical, but management tools leave marketers blind. Learn how Kochava is changing the game.


11:00 AM | Brian Wilson, Director Product Management, Kochava

Product Roadmap

An exciting exploration of what’s next on the 2020 Roadmap for Kochava and what it means for you.


11:15 AM

Lunch

 

1:00 PM | Geoff Marshall, Sr. Client Success Manager, Kochava

Using Kochava Engagement to Reengage and Retain

Kochava Engagement is a valuable platform on which to reengage users whether they be your high-quality ones or those at risk for churn. Learn how you can upload your segmented audience to boost user retention and your audience connection.


1:30 PM | Jake Courtright, Lead Client Success Manager – Collective, Kochava

The Intersection of 1st & 3rd Party Data

First-party data can only take a brand so far. How can third-party data fill the identity gap?


2:00 PM | Trevor Hamilton

The Impact of OOH Advertising in Driving Consumer Engagement

Gain user lift and boost sales by measuring billboards and other physical forms of out-of-home advertising.


2:30 PM | Charles Manning, CEO, Kochava

C-Suite Discussion on Industry Shifts

An engaging discussion from the industry’s thought leaders


3:15 PM

Networking

 

6:00 PM

Dinner

 

8:00 PM

Summit Concert

 

 

Day 3 – Feb 14TH


9:00 AM

Ski Day

What past attendees have said

 

I thought it was a great show and we were really pleased to be part of it this year so thank you for letting us get involved. The client interaction is much more organic than the big events in Vegas, NYC and SF.
Jon Hudson | VP – App Advertising, Criteo

 

We truly enjoyed ourselves and couldn’t stop talking about how great of a show you all put on. Big applause from us.
Joe Vezzani | UX, INNOCEAN Worldwide Americas

 

Thank you all so much for the wonderful welcoming to the Kochava Mobile Summit last week. It was a tremendous event and lovely to experience the famous Sandpoint for the first time. I appreciate all of your time, effort and energy to make the event a success – it was wonderful to be a small part of it so thank you for the invitation. Seriously impressed by how the entire team went above and beyond. Please be sure to express my gratitude to all of the others that helped make this a tremendous experience.
Sarah Bachman | VP Mobile Strategy, Horizon Media

 

Thanks for the note! I’m sure I speak for the others when I say that we had a great time at the event. We had the opportunity to meet with a number of high profile prospects and kickstart conversations. Looking forward to next year’s event already.
Patrick Eichmann | Director of Sales, LiftOff

 

Your event was amazing. I was completely impressed by the content and the level of participation from the attendees through panels and questions. Also, the Kochava hospitality was unparalleled. You guys know how to take care of your guests and it was appreciated by me and my colleagues.
Regina Larson | Partner Development, Yahoo

Travel Logistics

Last and certainly not least – travel logistics! Spokane, WA (GEG) is our regional airport which is approx. 70 miles / 1.5 hours from Sandpoint. Ground transportation will be provided and I’m happy to assist in providing the ideal flight scheduled to work within the below arrival / departure times:

Tuesday, February 11:   11am – 3pm
Friday, February 14:   4 – 6pm

If you’re planning to travel outside that window, we may need to look at alternative ground transportation and am happy to help with that as well. Please just let us know either way!

Hotel – we have room blocks at the following properties:

Best Western Edgewater Resort – located in downtown Sandpoint – room rates range from $100 + tax
https://www.bestwesternedgewater.com/

LaQuinta Inn & Suites – located in downtown Sandpoint – room rates range from $75 + tax
https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/laquinta/sandpoint-idaho/la-quinta-inn-sandpoint/overview?CID=LC:LQ::GGL:RIO:National:52839&iata=00093796

Holiday Inn Express & Suites North Sandpoint (soon to rebrand as a Best Western) – located .5 mi from event location & 3 mi. from downtown Sandpoint – room rates range from $125 + tax

Hotel Ruby – located .5 mi from the event location & 3 mi from downtown Sandpoint – room rates range from $60 + tax
https://www.hotelrubyponderay.com/

It’s preferred that we handle the reservations on your behalf so just let us know which you prefer and we will take it from there. Any questions or concerns about travel, please don’t hesitate to ask!  Reach us at summit@kochava.com

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About Sandpoint

Sandpoint, in the northern tip of Idaho, is no ordinary vacation destination. Located on magnificent 43-mile-long Lake Pend Oreille, surrounded by the Selkirk and Cabinet mountains, and with Schweitzer Mountain ski resort minutes away, Sandpoint is blessed with outstanding attractions. But it goes deeper than that. The town itself is exceptional, home to a thriving arts community, the historic Panida Theater, a busy events schedule, a plethora of excellent restaurants, fine hotels and you’ll also find important business headquarters including Kochava, Litehouse Foods and Quest Aircraft.

Registration Policy

Kochava reserves the right to cancel an individual(s) registration for the Summit at anytime up until the day of the event. Individuals are sent private invitations via email, with specific instructions to the number of people allowed to attend per company. Should an individual who was invited to the Summit purchase additional event tickets without prior approval from a Kochava representative; these additional registrations may be cancelled including the initial invitee’s registration as well. Should a registration be cancelled, you will be notified via email with a refund for the entire Summit amount.

To request additional Summit invitations, please contact summit@kochava.com.

Press

Thanks for your interest in a press pass for Kochava Summit, taking place in Sandpoint, Idaho February 12th-14th. Press passes provide access to Summit keynotes, sessions, and exclusive press activities, in addition to Ski Day on Friday, February 14th.

Please send all press requests to summit@kochava.com. We’ll make every effort to respond to your inquiry within two business days. Thank you and we hope to see you at Kochava Summit.

 

Things to do

Recreation:

Schweitzer Mountain Resort
Located in the rugged Selkirk Mountains of the northern Idaho panhandle and the northwest Rocky Mountains, Schweitzer overlooks the town of Sandpoint and Lake Pend d’Oreille. Schweitzer Mountain Resort is quickly rising in the ranks of the nation’s top destination resorts with 2900 acres of amazing terrain and renowned tree skiing. Schweitzer is well known for its two massive bowls, uncrowded slopes, breathtaking views and amazing gladed terrain. www.schweitzer.com.

Winter Carnival
Sandpoint’s Annual Winter Carnival includes a week of dining, fireworks and a variety of events including Skijoring and a K9 Keg Pull. Find out more at www.sandpointwintercarnival.com.

Lake Pend Oreille
Lake Pend Oreille is the shining star come summertime, and offers a tremendous variety of water sports, from swimming – with water temperatures warming to the 70s as summer progresses – to waterskiing and boating, fishing for the huge Kamloops and mackinaw trout, or a peaceful outing in a kayak.

Don’t miss the Sandpoint City Beach right in downtown Sandpoint – a cherished family-friendly setting that has sandy beaches, playgrounds, volleyball, tennis, basketball, boat ramps and docks, plus a paved strolling path at water’s edge. Lake Pend Oreille has a surface area of 148 square miles (380 km2). It is 43 miles (69 km) long, and 1,150 feet (350 m) deep in some regions, making it the fifth deepest in the United States.

The Idaho Club
Located just 8 miles east of Sandpoint on Highway 200, is an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, a stunning design that masterfully blends in the natural setting of wetlands, forest and meandering waterways. Playing as a 7,089 yard par 71 from the Gold tees, the course has an abundance of water. www.theidahoclub.com.

 

Food:

41 South
Sandpoint’s premiere full service restaurant adjacent to the Lodge at Sandpoint, offers delicious, modern-American cuisine and is considered one of the finest dining establishments in town. www.41southsandpoint.com.

Trinity at City Beach
Trinity at City Beach is without a doubt one of Sandpoint’s finest restaurant. Located on the shores of beautiful Lake Pend Oreille, next to Sandpoint’s famous City Beach, Trinity At City Beach is Sandpoint’s premier waterfront dining experience. www.trinityatcitybeach.com.

Ivano’s
Ivano’s Ristorante is a Sandpoint institution, brought to life on February 14, 1984. From dream to reality, it has solidified itself as one of the busiest and best restaurants in North Idaho. www.ivanosrestaurant.com

Evans Bros. Coffee
Evans Brothers Coffee named a winner of Prestigious Good Food Awards for the second year in a row! www.evansbrotherscoffee.com.

Pend Oreille Winery
Sandpoint’s award-winning winery, uses grapes from the finest vineyards of the Northwest. The tasting room, lifestyle gift shop and Bistro Rouge Café offer unique items for home, garden and life. www.powine.com.

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