Our Upcoming Event

September 14 - 16, 2023 | Burlington, VT

Where We've Been

May 18 - 20, 2023 | Indianapolis, IN
January 19 - 21, 2023 | Orlando, FL

5pm - Welcome Reception Cocktail Hour at Bösendorfer Lounge, Grand Bohemian Hotel

6:30pm - Dinner at The Monroe

8:30am - Tom Martin: 9 Creative Ways to Prospect, Nurture and Win New Clients Without Feeling Like a Sleazy Used-Car Salesman

9:30am - Bob Michaels: What Your Agency Owner Needs From You

10:45am - Break for emails/calls

11am - AGENCY LEADERSHIP PROGRAM ROUNDTABLE: Top 3 Tools or Systems That Positively Impact Our Agency

12:30pm - Grab Lunch & Gather in the conference room for a working session


Sean Tracey Associates’ Adam Anghilante on “How I Grow Clients’ Spending - Every Time”

Communicators Group’s Danielle Cutler on “How We Structure & Manage Clients’ MarComm Plans & Budgets

Sean Tracey Associates’ Jeff Hochmuth (Producer/Editor) on “DIY Video Shooting and Editing for your Agency or Clients”

3pm - Tim Fischer: Acme Brand Studio and The Current State of Creativity

4pm - Free Time

5pm - Cocktail Hour at Bösendorfer Lounge, Grand Bohemian Hotel

7pm - Dinner at The University Club of Orlando

For Agency Leadership Program participants at The University Club of Orlando

9am - AGENCY LEADERSHIP SESSION: Moderated roundtable discussion: Candid Q&As with Dave Wilson

11am - Free Afternoon

For Agency Principals at Grand Bohemian Hotel

9am - Agency Update: LePoidevin Marketing

10am - Agency Update: Benedict Advertising

10:30am - MCAN Principals Meeting

11:30am - Free Afternoon

7:00 PM      Manny Awards Dinner at The Boheme, Grand Bohemian Hotel

September 15 - 17 | Ashville, NC

  • 5:00pm – Welcome happy hour
  • 6:30p – Dinner at Cúrate

  • 9:00am – Managing pre-during-post pandemic - Marla Tambellini, SVP of Marketing
  • 10:00am - Do you know who you are and who you are working with? - Bill Kilgannon
  • 12:00pm – Lunch
  • 1:00pm – Marketing Strategies Update
  • 2:00pm – Emerging Leaders – New Perspectives Discussion
  • 3:00pm - Special bus tour/presentation
  • 6:00pm – Dinner at Harvest Pizzeria

  • 9:00am - Principal’s meeting

May 19 - 21, 2022 | Boston, MA

  • 5p – Meet in Lobby to depart to Boston Red Sox game
  • 5:30-7p – Pre-game buffet and drinks
  • 7p – Boston Red Sox Game

  • 9a – Welcome message from Hal
  • 10a – New Business in Today’s Workplace – Marlo Fogelman, CEO of Marlo Marketing
  • 11a – “New lead opportunities” – Leah Wollof from Zoominfo
  • Noon – Lunch
  • 1p – Prismatic Update
  • 2p – Communicators Group Update
  • 3p – MVRCK – Influencer Marketing
  • 4p – Final Comments/Discussion
  • 5:30p – Happy Hour
  • 7p – Dinner at Alcove

  • 8:30-9a – Light breakfast and refreshments 
  • 9-11a – Principal’s meeting

January 20 - 22, 2022 | Phoenix, AZ

Welcome dinner

Rainy McGrew & Christy Vaught – Engagement Marketing – Dazzle & Delight

Member Updates

Programmatic Advertising Presentation

Principals Meeting

MANNY Awards Ceremony

September 16 - 18, 2021 | Celebration, FL


Agency presentations

Principals Meeting

January 16-18, 2020 | New Orleans, LA

Welcome dinner

Friday programming coming soon!

MANNY Awards Ceremony

September 19 - 21 | Providence, RI

5:00pm - Meet at hotel bar

6:30pm - Dinner at Flemings Steakhouse

Breakfast on your own

8:30am - Agency presentations from LePoidevin and Quinlan

10:00am - Stop Confusing Humans with a Rational Species presentation by Alec Beckett, Creative Partner, from Nail Communications

11:00am - Agency presentation from Benedict

1:00pm - Pricing Creativity presentation by Blair Enns, author of "The Win Without Pitching Manifesto",

Member Issues Session

Dinner at Hemmenways Seafood

Breakfast on your own

9:00am - MCAN Business Meeting

May 16 - 18 | Nashville, TN

5:30 - Meet at hotel bar

6:30 - Dinner

Breakfast on your own

Tom Martin - author of The Invisible Sale

John Sharpe

Jeffrey Buntin

Agency Presentations from Meredith Communications, Shok Idea Group and RjM


Breakfast on your own

8:30am - MCAN Business Meeting

January 17 - 19 | Tampa Bay, FL

5:30 - Meet at hotel bar

6:30 - Dinner at Oyster Catchers

Breakfast on your own

9:00 - Ken Banks - "What successful brands have in common. Five creative ways to beat out the competition."

10:30 - Tom Merrik, VP/Creative Officer, Paradise Advertising

12:00 - Lunch

1:00 -  Dr. Larry Thompson, President, Ringling College of Art and Design, "Creativity in the Future"

2:30 - Stacy Howell, Sr. VP, FKQ Advertising

3:15 - Ageny Updates and Presentations

5:30 – Meet at hotel bar

7:00 - Dinner at Ocean Prime

Breakfast on your own

8:30am - MCAN Business Meeting

7:00pm - MANNY Awards Banquet

September 20 - 22 | Philadelphia, PA

Check-in at Sheraton Philadelphia Soicey Hill Hotel
1 Dock Street, Philadelphia, PA

6p: Dinner, Victor Café
1303 Dickinson St.

9a - 12:30p: Speakers

9a - Maria Baseggio, President, SAGE Insights LLC
In 2010, Maria started her firm to help small and midsize organizations build and execute
their growth strategies by using the experiences she had gained in her leadership roles. As a
Professional EOS Implementer, Maria is excited to help her customers strengthen and grow
their business when implementing EOS® – and it’s great to see them have more fun while doing

10:30-45  - Chuck Homer, CMO of Haverford Trust.
Chuck has been affiliated with Haverford as an adviser and client since 1999 and a dedicated colleague since 2007. Chuck’s leadership responsibilities include the Haverford Quality Investing ™ Brand and Haverford’s marketing strategies for client growth, development, and retention.

11:30-45 – Marcia O’Connor, CEO of The O’Connor Group.
Marcia has over 20 years experience in all aspects of talent acquisition, professional search and human resource outsourcing. In today’s competitive labor market, Marcia will speak about Total Talent Strategies and Solutions.

1p: Internal Member Agency Updates

6p: Dinner, Zahav
237 St. James Place

9a: Principal's Meeting

May 17 - 19, 2018 | Durham, NC

5pm - Meet up at Hilton Garden Lounge
6pm - BLU Restaurant

8:30 - 9:30 Speaker: Matthew Pollard - author of Rapid Growth
9:40 - 10:30 Speaker: Jerry Allsbrook - CMO of Boddie-Noell, nation’s largest
Hardee’s franchisee
10:40 - 10:50 Break
10:50 - 11:50 Speaker: Meredith Oliver - author of three books including FanTastic
Marketing and FanTastic Selling. Owner of a digital agency in Raleigh NC.
11:50 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Speaker: The Krispy Kreme Story as told by the agency president
2:00 - 3:15 Internal Member Agency Updates
8pm - After Dinner speaker TBA

Principal's meeting.

January 18 - 20, 2018 | Daytona Beach, FL


Creativity in Candy
John Louizes, Zeno's Boardwalk Sweet Shop

Jingle Magic
Yeosh and John, Push Button Productions

Chip Wile, Daytona International Speeway

Five Digital Marketing Trends
Luke Stafford, Mondo Mediaworks

Member Presentations


Principal's meeting.

MANNY awards banquet.

September 21 - 23, 2017 | Buffalo, NY


Coaching on the Top Ten Tax Mistakes Costing Agency Owners Thousands
Eric Levenhagen, ProWise Financial

Creative Problem Solving
Bob Basadur, Basadur Applied Creativity

Buffalo's Transformation Canal Side
Steven Ranalli, Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp.

Member Presentations

Tour of Darwin Martin House

Principal's meeting.

May 18 - 20, 2017 | Savannah, GA


Speaking Your Way to New Business
Karl Sakas, Sakas & Co.

Millenials: A Great Market
Luke Stafford, Mondo Mediaworks

Savannah College of Art and Design

Digital Solutions to New Business
Nathan Foster, Goodway Group

Dialouge on New Business - Highs and Lows
John Sharpe, Bohan Agency

Member Presentations


Principal's Meeting

January 19 - 21, 2017 | San Antonio, TX


Selling Your Agency and Exit Strategies
Tim McCarthy

Mike Sharrow, C12

Member Presentations

Jan Reid

Tour of Witte Museum


Principal's Meeting

MANNY Awards Banquet