Old, But Not Old School

Starts: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 @ 11:00 AM
Ends: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 @ 1:30 PM
Location: Tangier Akron: 532 W. Market Street
Speaker: Ellen Moreau, Senior VP Marketing Communications of the Sherwin-Williams Company.

On Thursday, May 21, the public is invited to The Tangier Restaurant in Akron for a jointly sponsored luncheon and talk given by Ellen Moreau, senior VP marketing communications of the Sherwin-Williams Company.  Moreau will be speaking on how the 153-year-old Sherwin-Williams paint company, headquartered in Cleveland, stays relevant to customers in a rapidly changing world.

Program is hosted jointly by area professional organizations

The May 21 program will be jointly hosted by the Akron Advertising Federation (AAF), American Marketing Association Northeast Ohio Chapter (AMA--NEO), the Akron/Canton Chapter of the National Sales & Marketing Executives (NSME), and the Akron Chapter of Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). “Old, But Not Old School” is supported by presenting sponsor HKM Direct Market Communications.

Moreau is strategic driver of all brand communications

Ellen Moreau has had extensive experience in both the consumer and business-to-business arenas. In her current position as Senior Vice President with Sherwin-Williams, she develops and manages the strategies that build Sherwin-Williams’ brand and drive sales and profits. Moreau is responsible for all customer communications, including traditional and digital advertising, partnerships, public relations and North and South American trade shows. She will share her passion for the brand and the methods that enable the venerable Sherwin-Williams brand to connect with modern customers in a meaningful way.

 Networking and Meet-and-Greet with Ellen Moreau begins at 11:00 a.m.

The Tangier will open at 11 a.m. for social networking. Buffet lunch will begin at 11:30, with the program following at noon.  Reservations must be received and paid for online at by May 17. Tickets are $20 for members of any of the hosting organizations; $30 for nonmembers; and $15 for students.

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