Growing your Brand in a Changing World + Top Marketing Trends

Join the Hofstra American Marketing Association (HAMA), Zarb Women in Business (ZWIB), and the Frank G. Zarb School of Business for "Growing your Brand in a changing World + Top Marketing Trends" presented by Renae Valdes, Executive Brand Builder & Marketing Instructor and Senior Category & Cultural Insights Leader for PepsiCo.

Renae will walk the group through an overview of how you can grow your brand in our ever-changing world. Attend and hear about the following and more:

  1. Why Branding Matters during a Crisis
  2. Don’t Stop Marketing Yourself/Brand
  3. The Power of Building a Community
  4. Top Marketing Trends
  5. Good/Bad Brand campaigns- change during Pandemic.

Hear about key new marketing trends based on our current economic crisis as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

*Registrants will receive a link to access the event the day before

About Renae Valdes

Renae is a Top ranked executive level brand builder & marketing instructor.  She has over 2 decades of experience across multiple areas of Brand, Shopper, and Social Media experience.

Her career started in CPG brand marketing leading large billion-dollar brands where she delivered breakthrough marketing strategies that led to strong business results. Her training comes from Industry Leaders like Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Kraft Heinz and Diageo just to name a few.

She has a unique blend of marketing skills that has given her a deep understanding of consumer and shopper mindsets. Ultimately that has helped her to understand key brand gaps. Renae resides in the San Francisco Bay area, where she currently help brands, startups, and companies shape their profile & digital identity.

She also continues to help many brands build their identity and navigate thru our current market to be more consumer centric. Currently she teaches part time for UC Berkeley International Extension program where she gives instruction on key marketing courses.

You can follow Renae’s Podcast called Brand Marketing Confessions where she hosts a weekly Podcast about marketing to inspire her community, students, business owners and entrepreneurs.

She holds an MBA in International Marketing as well as BA in Communication Arts from University of Cincinnati. Online post degree training certification for marketing skills from Harvard University.

Friday, May 01, 2020



Hofstra University Virtual Event
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000


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