Journey Summit is the only thought leadership event focused on major-life purchases industries, such as automotive, education, consumer finance, and insurance.

Bringing together more than 300 attendees for engaging and interactive sessions, Journey Summit provides an intimate setting for networking and learning.

Summit 2019 was a forum for marketing, analytics, and compliance leaders from considered purchase industries to discuss current topics and trends that align with the theme: The Art & Science of Major-Life Purchase Marketing.

2019 Agenda

Thought Leaders Discussing the Latest Trends

Attendees learn from and network with some of the foremost marketing technology experts, authors, innovators, and industry leaders as they discuss the latest trends in Major-Life Purchase Marketing.

We were honored to welcome the following distinguished speakers in 2019.

Group Vice President, Oracle Marketing Cloud

Senior Advisor & Former COO, LiveRamp

Senior Director of Growth Technology at Credit Karma

Senior Director of Performance Marketing at Quicken Loans

Chief Identity Officer, Signal

Chief Operating Officer, Infutor


General Counsel at TCS Education System

Partner, Litigation & Trial Practice Group of Alston & Bird LLP

Senior Vice President of Customer Analytics at Umpqua Bank

Our Venue

Barnes Foundation 

The Barnes Foundation is home to one of the world’s finest art collections of impressionist, post-impressionist, and early modernist paintings, with especially deep holdings in Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, and Picasso. It’s both modern and intimate, providing the perfect environment for our Summit as we discuss the art and science of major-life purchase marketing.

Network with the best and brightest in marketing

A sample of attendees from previous years



The Logan Philadelphia

We’ve reserved a limited number of rooms at a discounted rate of $259 (plus taxes and fees), so book early to get the room you want, at the best price. This luxury hotel is set in the heart of Philadelphia and its popular attractions. Featuring stunning rooms, a selection of fantastic restaurants, spa services, its the perfect location for our best Summit yet!

Other Hotel Options

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square:

Embassy Suites:


We recommend flying into Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), which is a short, fifteen minute car ride into Philadelphia.

LYFT and UBER are available in and around Philadelphia. These will be less costly than a taxi.

Directions from the airport to the hotel: Exit north to I-95 N to N 22nd St. Take the exit toward Ben Franklin PKWY from 1-676W/US-30W. Take The Benjamin Franklin PKWY to The Logan.

Things to do in Philadelphia

We are proud to host Journey Summit here in Philadelphia! Known as the birthplace of liberty, Philadelphia offers some of the best museums, restaurants, and shopping you will find anywhere in the country.

Here are the top things you should consider during your visit:

The Museum of the American Revolution

One of the newest museums in Philly boasts a large collections of relics and artwork of the Revolutionary War. This museum a must-see for history buffs!

Philadelphia’s Historic District

From Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell to the National Constitution Center and Benjamin Franklin Museum, this section of the city boasts some of the most iconic, historical places and museums in a matter of a few city blocks.

Philadelphia Night Life

When night falls, the energy felt throughout Philadelphia continues into the evening with places for cocktails, craft beer, dancing, live music, rooftop views of the city and more.

The City Tavern

Reconstructed at the site of the original meeting and dining spot of the founding fathers, this iconic restaurant offers an elegant taste of colonial food and drink.

Upscale Shopping Experience

If chic is your style, Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Row is all you. Sophy Curson, Tiffany & Co., Burberry, Joan Shepp, Barney’s, Tumi, Boyds, Lagos, and many more.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

One of the oldest and most renowned art museums in the country, the Philadelphia Museum of Art boasts an incredible collection of art works, traveling exhibits and the iconic steps where Rocky once ran!


No trip to Philadelphia would be complete without a real Philly cheesesteak. Whether you prefer yours “wit’ or “wit out”, there are a number of very good places where you can try one yourself.

The Reading Terminal Market

The Reading Terminal Market, established in 1892 at 12th and Arch Streets, is the nation’s oldest continuously operating farmers’ market.

From conversations about customer expectations and the future of people based marketing to discussions of how to manage marketing compliance and data integrity, there is something at Journey Summit for everyone. We’re looking forward to seeing you there.