• Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone

    “Ironically, in a changing world, playing it safe is one of the riskiest things you can do.”  ​​​​– Reid Hoffman, Co-founder, LinkedIn   Get out of your comfort zone, meet new people, and discover new opportunities. Come to WORLDZ and participate in our Meet the Masters mentorship rotations where you will engage in a series of … Continue reading Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone

  • “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” ​​​​- John F. Kennedy   Successful people never stop learning. Check out these newly announced Master Courses taught by global leaders from culture-shaping brands. They will break down the strategies and tactics being used today to steer their companies into 2020 and beyond. Join us in September and … Continue reading The Future of Marketing

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  • “To overcome the gross underrepresentation of women in decision-making bodies, a coordinated effort at all levels of society is required.” – Dr. Alaa Murabit, UN High-Level Commissioner WORLDZ is about empowering you with new creative ideas and strategies while helping you find that solid work/life balance. But it’s also about connecting you to incredible business … Continue reading FEMALE LEADERS AT WORLDZ

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  • When a company goes public they are evaluated – their intrinsic value is assessed. As an individual we are each our own brand, our own organization — When was the last time you evaluated yourself? Think about the skills you bring to your workplace, can they be stronger? What do you need to reach the … Continue reading Getting Real About The Value You Bring

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  • If you are a marketer, entrepreneur or influencer who wants to expand your network, elevate your career and change the planet all at the same time, then you should be at WORLDZ this Fall. WORLDZ isn’t just a conference – it’s a SUMMIT and COMMUNITY connecting tomorrow’s leaders with CEOs, CMOs, and icons from some … Continue reading WORLDZ is for Marketers

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  • Day one of WORLDZ 2018 definitely exceeded our wildest expectations. Then day two came along and it honestly left us speechless as WORLDZ GoodFronts raised $10 million dollars in support to the United Nations World Food Programme, the Gun Safety Alliance & Brady Center “End Family Fire” initiative, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and the Ad … Continue reading Highlights From WORLDZ 2018: Day Two

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  • When Saudi Arabia re-opened its public cinemas last week for the first time in over 35 years, their debut film was Marvel’s Black Panther, a rather fitting choice to usher in a new era of Saudi reform. We caught up with WORLDZ Master Mindy Hamilton to discuss how her role as Marvel’s SVP of Global Partnerships helped Black Panther dominate the crowded marketplace and break new ground around the world.

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    • Mindy Hamilton
    • SVP, Global Partnerships & Marketing,
      Marvel Entertainment
  • We came, we saw, we learned, we conquered. Thank you to all of the 2018 WORLDZ Travelers who came from every corner of the globe to celebrate two and a half days of passion and learnings around everything from Building a Better Brand to helping solve Climate Change. We’re so grateful for everyone’s positive energy … Continue reading Highlights From WORLDZ 2018: Day One

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  • Have you ever stumbled across a seemingly strange video of someone whispering sweet nothings to their webcam, and wondered what you’ve unearthed? Welcome to the world of ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response,) a niche genre of YouTube videos many people watch to help them relax, fall asleep and even use as therapy for depression. While … Continue reading The Big Business of Little Voices – ASMR Is The Internet’s Latest Psychological Fad

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  • Meet and learn from our world shaping Masters who will be joining us on our quest to create the world of tomorrow at the next chapter of our annual summit: WORLDZ Chapter Three: Chasing True North. Come join the community that FastCompany has referred to as “the most influential minds and brands in the world”. … Continue reading WORLDZ Chapter Three: Chasing True North Is Only Three Weeks Away

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  • For a long time, Sal had been mystified by his father’s obsession with South Africa. In the United States where Sal had lived his entire life, their family was comfortable, happy, and devoid of persecution. Why was his father so concerned with a country he had been banned from? It took a very special letter, delivered to their New York apartment, to illuminate his father’s unwavering commitment to his homeland.

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    • Sal Masekela
    • Producer / Musician / TV Journalist
  • The first weekend of June, the WORLDZ Report team ventured north from LA to experience Comedy Central’s Second Annual Clusterfest from San Francisco’s Civic Center. If you’re in the events business, you know the importance of onsite activities and activations—they can make all the difference between success and failure. In an attempt to continue bringing you a superior experience with each year’s WORLDZ, we analyzed each activity and activation to determine what worked and what worked better. Keep reading for our informal (but informative!) report.

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  • The world’s comedy elite descended upon San Francisco’s Civic Center this past weekend for the second annual Clusterfest – a weekend of jokes and debauchery featuring Amy Schumer, John Mulaney, and the stand-up return of Jon Stewart. WORLDZ Report was on the scene, and we’re bringing you the best highlights from the weekend.

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  • Aaron Levant is one of the most well-known names in streetwear. His latest accomplishment, the much-heralded ComplexCon 2017 hosted more than 50,000 urban culture enthusiasts and a seemingly endless array of A-list artists and designers in only its second year. So why – after 15+ years in the game – is he now leaving it all behind?

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    • Aaron Levant
    • Co-Founder, ComplexCon
      Founder, Agenda
  • Jen Rubio turned her nightmare shopping experience in a Zurich airport into a direct-to-consumer luggage brand with superstar investors. We caught up with the AWAY co-founder for a crash-course on how to reach your customers and build a brand.

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    • Jennifer Rubio
    • Co-Founder & Chief Brand Officer, AWAY
  • Ten years ago Kandee Johnson found herself divorced and alone, struggling to get work as a makeup artist with three young children in tow. She found solace in posting makeup tutorials on a new website known mostly for funny cat videos. Four million subscribers later, the YouTube superstar is now launching her own line of beauty products and celebrating the debut of her new Lifetime show.

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    • Kandee Johnson
    • Beauty & Lifestyle Expert & Creator
  • The mad men of MedMen celebrated the sacred stoner holiday of 4/20 last month with their grand opening of their first NYC dispensary.  We sat down with the soon-to-be-public company to find out how they transformed one lone Los Angeles dispensary into a billion-dollar business, while shattering the stereotype of the “stoner” stigma in the process.

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    • Adam Bierman
    • CEO & Co-Founder, MedMen
  • While sketching a live female nude in class, an ambitious young art student had an epiphany – what if she were to create art using the female body as the canvas? Over time Marlies Dekkers would turn that one simple question into an empire.

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    • Marlies Dekkers
    • CEO, Founder, & Creative Director, Marlies Dekkers
  • As the Head of Music and Entertainment for PepsiCo, Emma Quigley’s responsibilities include everything from finding emerging talent to launching new brands – and oh yeah – also helping put on a little thing called the Super Bowl Halftime Show.

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    • EMMA QUIGLEY
    • Head of Music & Entertainment
      PepsiCo