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Md. ad firm founder to speak at Ad Week DC

Justin Jones, the founder of Columbia-based KDG Advertising, will speak during Ad Week DC 2015, the region’s largest training conference for advertising, marketing, digital, technology, public affairs, social media event marketing and traditional media leaders set for Sept. 26-Oct. 2.

Justin Jones is the founder of Columbia-based KDG Advertising. (File photo)

Justin Jones is the founder of Columbia-based KDG Advertising. (File photo)

“To be able to speak at ADWKDC is a big honor,” said Jones, who is scheduled to speak Oct. 2. “It’s not every day you are chosen to speak with some of the most innovative people in the region on topics that you yourself hold dear. Truly, this is an exciting time for KDGA.”

Jones will be speaking on “Wearable Advertising: How to Make an Intimate Connection Seem Natural.”

Now in its 12th year, Ad Week DC is a mix of fee-based, VIP, and invitation-only events for all levels of marketing and communications professionals. ADWKDC features speakers from The New York Times, Discovery Communications, The Atlantic, The Ad Council, Huffington Post, The Newseum, Howard University, American University, Ketchum, Blue State Digital, The Martin Agency, LMO Advertising, Chief, Social Driver and many more.

Topics scheduled to be covered at the conference include wearable tech, cord-cutting, media convergence, big data trends, creativity and innovation, millennial marketing, federal government, destination marketing, cross-channel marketing and more.