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From Main Street to Madison Avenue:
How Kentucky Launched a Global Advertising Star

Your clothes, your car, your home and all the products in it – and even you – have been influenced by this man.

Louisville native Chuck Brymer went from our Main Street to Madison Avenue as one of the world’s leading brand experts whose work influences decision-making around the world.

He is Chairman of DDB Worldwide Communications Group, one of the top advertising and marketing agencies in the world. At DDB, Chuck oversees the operations of the network’s more than 200 offices in over 90 countries, as well as its partner companies.

Chuck will talk about the impact of his work in our lives and how his Kentucky roots have been an advantage in his life and career.

He understands we are surrounded by brands – and with that comes the immense power to communicate information and enable the spread of ideas around the world. His clients include Volkswagen, McDonald’s, Samsung, Johnson & Johnson, Audi, Miller, Coors, Pepsi and many more you will recognize that are most likely in your refrigerator or on your driveway.

Chuck has written and lectured extensively on the subjects of corporate identity, advertising, and brand valuation. He is a frequently-published writer and creator of Businessweek’s annual ranking of the “The World’s Best Global Brands.” In partnership with The Economist, Chuck co-authored the book Brands and Branding. He also created the highly regarded Brandchannel.com, the leading online exchange about brands and branding.

Chuck will have a conversation with well-known  business leader and community activist Maggie Payette Harlow, who is Founder of CliffDivers, CEO of Signarama Downtown and Co-Owner at YESCO Louisville.

Join Kentucky to the World on Wednesday, October 24th, as we get inside the head of the man whose job it is to get inside yours.

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Brown Theatre 315 W. Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202
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