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Jon Burkhart, Content Strategist And Copywriter, Is New Spark.Me 2017 Speaker

The organizing team of, one of the most carefully curated business/Internet conferences in Southeast Europe, which is set for May 29-30, in the seaside resort of Budva, Montenegro, has just announced new 2017 speaker - Jon Burkhart, an award-winning keynote speaker, content strategist and copywriter based in London.
Jon is the founder of marketing consultancy TBC Global Ltd, where he works with brands and agencies to help them find truly unique ways to earn and keep the attention of their consumers. He is the co-author of several internationally aclaimed books on advertising and marketing: “Newsjacking: The Urgent Genius of Real-time Advertising”, “Hacker Maker Teacher Thief”, and “Truly Ballsy Content”.
Jon Burkhart
A seasoned keynote speaker, Jon gave talks at some of the biggest marketing conferences in the world. He is one of the few people who have been speakers for seven years in a row at South By Southwest Interactive (SXSWi), the world’s largest tech and marketing conference. Jon now serves on SXSWi Programming Committee. He also leads the content strategy committee of SEAT (Sports and Entertainment Alliance in Technology), the largest gathering of marketing and tech directors for pro sports teams, and brings the content fun factor to Cannes Lions, a global event for those working in the creative communications, advertising, and related fields.

A student of brands and realtime response since the early days of Twitter, Jon co-founded Urgent Genius, the world’s first blog dedicated to reactive creativity, in 2010. His work has been cited by Rolling Stone, Fast Company and The Guardian.
Jon Burkhart organizers have previously announced three 2017 speakers – Rory Sutherland (Vice Chairman of Ogilvy & Mather UK, a global advertising and marketing agency based in London), Sharad Sagar (an Indian social entrepreneur included in the Forbes “30 Under 30” global list), and Rob Fitzpatrick (a tech entrepreneur, and the author of internationally acclaimed book, The Mom Test). More speakers will be announced in the weeks to come. tickets are available at the conference official website, at The full price of the ticket is 300€. However, all interested parties can take advantage of the Reduced Rate ticket sale and get their ticket for just 200€, before April 9. High school, undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD students who are 27 years old or younger can get their ticket for a special price of 50€. conference ticket includes: pass for all the conference sessions, workshops, and the start-up competition, buffet lunch on both conference days, all coffee breaks on both conference days, and a cocktail reception on the evening of Day 1 of the conference. A ticket does not include accommodation and transport. All bought tickets can later be transferred to another person (“name change”), but cannot be refunded.
Jon Burkhart, one of the most carefully curated business/Internet conferences in Southeast Europe, will be held on May 29-30, 2017, in Hotel Mediteran, in the seaside resort of Budva, Montenegro. The conference has been organized annually since 2013, by Domain.ME, a private company in charge of operating Montenegro’s national Internet domain - .ME. brings stories from the front lines of disruptive technological solutions, innovative business models, engaging branding strategies, and world-changing initiatives, and brings together business, technology and innovation leaders, marketers, startups, and geeks. You can find out more about the conference at’s official website at, Facebook page and Twitter account

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