General Session Information

PPAI Expo 2016 Opening General Session Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Time: 8:30 – 9:50 am
Location: Level 2, Mandalay Bay Ballroom J

Seth Godin is the author of 18 books that have been bestsellers around the world and have been translated into more than 35 languages. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of all, changing everything. You might be familiar with his books Linchpin, Tribes, The Dip  and Purple Cow.

His blog (which you can find by typing “Seth” into Google) is one of the most popular in the world. Before his work as a writer and blogger, Godin was Vice President of Direct Marketing at Yahoo!, a job he got after selling them his pioneering 1990s online startup, Yoyodyne. He was also the founder of

Godin was recently inducted into the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame, one of three chosen for this honor in 2013. His latest book, What To Do When It’s Your Turn, uses new ideas in format and distribution to challenge people to step up and do work that matters.

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Monday General Session: Power Keynote Preview
Date: Monday, January 11, 2016   
Time: 2:30- 3:30 pm
Location: Level 2, Mandalay Bay Ballrooms
Hear 10-minute presentations from not one, not two, but three world-class presenters all in one setting.  Melinda Doolittle, Casey Gerald and Josh Tickell give you a sneak peek into the focus of their Power Keynote presentations.  Attend this preview prior to choosing a Power Keynote session that best suits your needs.

Power Keynotes
Date: Monday, January 11, 2016   
Time: 4 – 5 pm

Melinda Doolittle
Beyond Me: Finding Your Way To Life’s Next Level
Mandalay Bay Ballroom F, Level 2

Casey Gerald: Make A Life, Not Just  A Living: Overcome Fear, Harness Failure And Tap Into Our True Mission
Mandalay Ballroom J, Level 2

Josh Tickell: Secrets Of The Millennial Code
Mandalay Bay Ballroom H, Level 2


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