Welcome to the Inaugural Marketing Summit 2022

August 31, 2022

Press Release for Immediate Release

Media Contact: Katie Stice (760) 568-9351, Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce


Welcome to the Inaugural Marketing Summit


Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce is hosting the inaugural Marketing Summit for area business owners and marketing professionals in the Coachella Valley. We have worked to bring together a variety of experienced speakers and trending topics for a day of education, networking an exploration of exposure and cool advertising opportunities. As a result of this summit, we want businesses to use the tools/information provided to grow their businesses and nonprofit organizations. The event will be held on Friday, September 30, 2022, from 8:30am to 2:30pm at the Rancho Mirage Library & Observatory 71100 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage. Tickets can be purchased on the chamber’s website www.RanchoMirageChamber.org and are $75 Members and $85 Nonmembers (direct ticket link here) includes breakfast snacks and a box lunch.


“Local businesses are planning for season and so we’re bringing the media experts right to the business community. The world of marketing is exciting and evolving – and it can be intimidating to navigate! At this summit, we will start the day with the president of TKB sharing their inspirational success story and move into topics ranging from media training to Google to strategy. All are welcome for a fun and informative day!” – Katie Stice, CEO, Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce


Program and Speakers:


8:30 AM Continental breakfast, early bird networking, and booth visits


9:00 AM Keynote Speaker: The Inspirational TKB Story by Brandon Sippel, President


9:40 AM–10:40 AM

Kick off with Branding/Storytelling: Julie Buehler, Spectrum Reach

Television: Candice Stankus – KESQ News Channel 3, CBS Local 2, CW, FOX 11

Media Training: Thalia Hayden and Alison Hendrix, NBC Palm Springs


Break/Booth Visits


11:00 AM-11:50 AM

Local Exposure & Marketing on Google: Andrew McCauley, Flashlight Marketing

Radio: David Nola, Alpha Media – U92.7, 93.7 KCLB, 98.5 The Bull, Mix 100.5, The Eagle 106.9, 94.3 KNWZ, 103.9 ESPN and MOD 107.3


11:50 AM-12:50 PM

The Power of Video: Wendy Winks, Wendy Winks Productions

Sales Techniques: Marc Gagnon, FrogFrenchie Design

STRATEGY: Build Your Marketing & Communications Plan by Colleen Pace and Joyce Kiehl, Visit Greater Palm Springs


Break/Booth Visits – Grab a box lunch


1:10 PM-2:30 PM

Social Media Trends: Bill Noble, Thryv

101 Things You Didn’t Know with Kyle & Co.

MPower Media: Group Exercise


Join in to plan your best year yet and learn from the local experts about making the most out of your growing marketing plan.


ABOUT US: The Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce is a champion for business, a catalyst for growth and a convener of leaders and influencers. We are the center of valley business.