Events

You can find us all over throughout the year. Listen to us speak, join us for dinner, or simply network with us about event learnings.


Upcoming

Widen Workshop - Madison

March 9, Madison, WI (Hosting)
Join us at Widen headquarters for a full day of customer case studies, presentations by Widen staff, engaging activities, and introductions to new products. 

Widen University is offering something new before the workshop - an intensive training session on user engagement on March 8th from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Learn more on the intensive training page.

Intelligent Content Conference

March 28-30, Las Vegas, NV (Sponsoring, exhibiting, and speaking)
ICC 2017 Las Vegas is the one content strategy event specifically designed for marketing practitioners. Our goal is the movement away from the copy/paste mentality of most marketers, toward a format-free, modular and single-source approach to content creation and distribution.

Design Like Mad Hackathon 2017

April 8, Madison, WI (Hosting)
It’s an event unlike any other where 12 hours of sheer design madness produces amazing work for local non-profit organizations. This “design marathon” brings together student and professional designers who provide pro-bono design work for deserving non-profit organizations so they can continue to help Madison.

Saturday, April 8th, 2017 from 9am-9pm @ Widen.
http://designlikemadison.com

Widen Workshop - San Francisco

May 9, San Francisco, CA (Hosting)
Join us in San Francisco on Tuesday, May 9th, for a full day of customer case studies, presentations by Widen staff, engaging activities, and introductions to new products. 

At the end of the day, join us for an intimate focus group and share how you communicate with users. We're interested to know how they learn about new content, methods for suggesting content, and sharing training materials. Your feedback will help us optimize your content in Collective.

Widen Workshop - New York

May 10, New York, NY (Hosting)
Join us in New York on Wednesday, May 10th, for a full day of customer case studies, presentations by Widen staff, engaging activities, and introductions to new products.

This year before the workshop, the Widen Training team is offering something new - an intensive training session focused on user engagement on May 9th from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Learn more on the intensive training page.

MarTech

May 10-11, San Francisco, CA (Sponsoring and exhibiting)
MarTech is a vendor-agnostic forum for understanding the breadth of marketing technologies and how organisations can effectively integrate them into their marketing strategy and operations.

Henry Stewart DAM NY

May 11-12, New York, NY (Sponsoring and exhibiting)
As the world's largest conference dedicated to Digital Asset Management, the Henry Stewart New York DAM conference is dedicated to DAM practitioners and features real-world case studies, panels, and tutorials.

Madison Network of Black Professionals Luncheon

June 6, Madison, WI (Hosting)
The Madison Network of Black Professionals is a diverse group of individuals, interconnected by heritage, education, business, technology and social activities with the purpose of networking and sharing information of interest to African Americans in the Greater Madison area.

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 11:30 - 1pm @ Widen
http://madisonblackprofessionals.com

Henry Stewart DAM Europe

June 20-21, London, EU (Sponsoring and exhibiting)
The Henry Stewart London DAM conference is dedicated to DAM practitioners and vendors. We look forward to taking the leap participating in this event for the first time. Henry Stewart conferences are known for great keynote presentations, panel discussions, case studies, workshops, roundtables, and tutorials on the latest DAM industry trends and resources. We’re excited for some one-on-one time with our UK customers and to be part of this event.

Widen Workshop - Chicago

July 20, Chicago, IL (Hosting)
We’ve got great things in store for you at the Widen Workshop in Chicago. Join us on Thursday, July 20th for a full day of customer case studies, presentations by Widen staff, engaging activities, and introductions to new products.

Paid training will also be available.

Big Night Out @ Widen with the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce

July 27, Madison, WI (Hosting)
A cool venue, amazing people and great food  - What better way to unwind after a long day at work? The chamber big night out is a networking opportunity for business professionals in the Madison area. Making new connections with potential clients and mentors in a fun, relaxed atmosphere, while learning more about the host company, Widen!

Thursday, July 27th, 2017 from 4:30-6:30pm @ Widen
https://greatermadisonchamber.com/

Henry Stewart DAM Chicago

September 12, Chicago, IL (Sponsoring and exhibiting)
The Henry Stewart Chicago DAM conference is the midwestern stop within the Henry Stewart series of conferences. We love this one-day DAM event and plan on cheering while Widen customer, Corey Chimko with Cornell University, shares Cornell’s DAM case study. We’re sure you’ll learn a lot from Corey as he shares how Cornell implemented their DAM.

Content Marketing World

September 5-8, Cleveland, OH (Attending)
Content Marketing World is the one event where you can learn and network with the best and the brightest in the content marketing industry. You will leave with all the materials you need to take a content marketing strategy back to your team – and – to implement a content marketing plan that will grow your business and inspire your audience.

Widen Summit 2017

October 16-18, Madison, WI (Hosting)
The annual Widen Summit is our biggest and best event of the year! Join us in beautiful Madison, WI for three days of enrichment inside and outside the conference room. We’ll provide top-notch learning and networking with other Widen DAMsters, along with more intensive training options this year. There will also be fun activities to look forward to. Watch the Widen Summit website for the latest updates and for registration opening in the early spring

Henry Stewart DAM Los Angeles

November 14-15, Los Angeles, CA (Sponsoring and exhibiting)
To round out the Henry Stewart DAM conferences in 2017, we’ll head to LA to connect with the DAM community and to learn from some of the best in the industry. Join Widen customer Jennifer Hurley with Clear Channel Outdoor as she takes the stage to share the Clear Channel’s DAM story. We can’t wait to hear it!

Needless to say, we are looking forward to a great year of learning, sharing and engaging our communities in new ways. If there is a chance for you to meet up with us, whether you are a customer or thinking about DAM, please get in touch.

Recorded Presentations

High Ed Web 2016 - Decentralize your creative files

High Ed Web 2016

Decentralize creative files and collaborate on your marketing efforts.
Learn about digital asset management, hear customer stories, and find out what it takes to be successful with DAM software.

AMA Conference 2016 - Elevate your content through consistency

AMA Conference 2016

Elevate your content through consistency.
This presentation talks about content marketing, connecting with your audience, and setting specific marketing goals.

NSF 2016 - Improve your game plan for visual media

National Sports Forum (NSF) 2016

Improve your game plan for visual media.
Learn how to improve your game plan for visual media at NSF with Michael Benford, Creative Services Manager for the Atlanta Falcons.

Winning with business storytelling

Winning with business storytelling in the B2B sector

The PVC framework to master storytelling.
This presentation talks about channeling other people, using an authentic voice and finding the connection.

Make your marketing run happy

Make your marketing "Run Happy"

Tips and tools with a focus on content repurposing featuring Brooks Running.
This presentation talks about digital asset management and the power of repurposing content today.

Powering video content with your DAM and CMS

Video, DAM, and CMS

Powering video content with your digital asset management system and your content management system.
This presentation talks about powerful web experiences, like you’ll see with This-Is-Michigan.com. They do a great job of sharing the essence of school spirit and campus culture.

Making time for the DAM good stuff

Making time for the DAM good stuff

Let's talk about DAM, brands, technology and you.
See how Life Fitness uses digital asset management to power creative and global marketing operations.

What you'll learn:

1. Commanding your content
2. The Life Fitness DAM story
3. Tips and takeaways

Maximize your content management strategy

Maximize your content management strategy

How to maximize your content management strategy with Digital Asset Management.

What you'll learn:

1. DAM best practices
2. Migrating assets to a DAM system
3. Characteristics of a good DAM administrator
4. Maintaining a DAM system

Next step: Watch demo