Marketing Career Expo — April 12, 2019

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Start and Sustain a Successful Career in Marketing

Hosted by the Marketing Department, the Marketing Career Expo is an event designed to connect San Francisco State University marketing students with marketing professionals and industry leaders. From a story of courage and grit to a focus on customers and artificial intelligence technologies, the 2019 Marketing Expo covers a wide range of exciting topics to help students prepare for a future career in marketing.

Check out this short video of last year’s Marketing Career Expo.


Noon – 12:10 p.m. Welcome Remarks

12:10 – 12:40 p.m. Faculty Speaker:  Gulnur Tumbat (Professor of Marketing, San Francisco State University)
Topic: Big Goals at High Places: What does it take? A talk on Prof. Gulnur Tumbat's summit to Mount Everest and what she learned from the experience

12:45  – 1:15 p.m. Keynote Speaker:  Heidi Bullock (CMO, Engagio)
Topic: It’s Not About You! Driving a Customer Focus and the Future of Marketing. What’s Ahead for Marketing and How Students Should Prepare for the Future

1:20 – 2 p.m. Panel Discussion moderated by Bruce Robertson (Associate Professor of Marketing, San Francisco State University)
Topic: The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Marketing


  • Molham Aref (Founder and CEO Rational AI)
  • Heidi Bullock (CMO, Engagio)
  • Michael Suswal (Founder and COO, Standard Cognition)

2 – 2:30 p.m. Networking and Socializing


Primarily organized to help our students become acquainted with marketing career opportunities in the real world, the 2019 Marketing Expo has a few specific goals:

  1. Provide opportunities for marketing students to improve job-securing skills and begin new careers in the marketing sector.
  2. Invite employers to the Marketing Expo to participate in our career fair.
  3. Invite industry representatives to showcase their companies to SF State students.

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Event Details

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019
Time: Noon – 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Student Life Events Center, Annex I
San Francisco State University
1 North State Drive, San Francisco, CA 94132


Student and Alumni Registration

Admission is free to San Francisco State University students and alumni. Visit our Eventbrite page to register.

Company Presenters

Companies can participate in the Marketing Expo by selecting one of the following packages.
Download Marketing Career Expo Sponsorship Form

Platinum ($500)

For companies who wish to attend the Expo, and network with and recruit students for job opportunities:

  • Email list of top 50 out of approximately 400 graduating seniors (of the academic year) from the department
  • A five-minute presentation about the company on the stage during the Expo
  • Networking with students and potential future employees and teammates
  • One parking pass
  • Attendance to the panel discussion
  • One table, two chairs
  • Snacks

Gold ($250)

For companies who wish to attend and network with students:

  • One parking pass
  • Attendance to the panel discussion
  • Network with students, and potential employees and teammates
  • One table, two chairs
  • Snacks
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