Demandbase, an ABM solution provider, announced that a new book written by three of its executives will be released at the company’s ABM Innovation Summit, held March 14-15 in San Francisco. Event attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the book, which will then be released to the general public on March 19.
As more marketers dip their toes into ABM, early adopters are stepping forward and sharing their experiences with common hurdles and challenges that can be avoided via the right combination of technology, research and support. Ninety-three percent of marketers say ABM is extremely or very important to their organizational success, according to Demand Gen Report research. Yet, 75% have had their ABM strategy in place for less than a year and are still fine tuning it, making peer input invaluable.
B2B buyers are increasing turning to peer reviews (65%) and social media (47%) to cut through marketing speak and gather honest, relevant insights during their decision-making process. Marketers must adapt to these changes and embrace conversational strategies that enable them to reach the modern B2B buyer.
The sixth-annual ABM Innovation Summit will take place in San Francisco next week from March 14-15, and will feature many of the top practitioners and analysts in the ABM category. Demand Gen Report had the chance to chat with Peter Isaacson, CMO of Demandbase, to get a sneak peek into some of the top trends and themes spanning the agenda this year.
If there was still any doubt that account-based marketing had arrived as an official category and major driver for B2B organizations, the Demandbase ABM Innovation Summit held last month in San Francisco put them to rest. Consider just a few of the developments from the event: