Collegiate Summit

Build Your Passion. Find Your EDGE.

New York, NY | June 9-11, 2019 | #EDGESummit19

Connecting undergraduates with top professionals in marketing, the Marketing EDGE Collegiate Summit explores how the savviest companies and brands are creating targeted, multi-channel campaigns using digital, data-driven strategies. A select group of undergraduates from across the country will discover rapidly growing careers in data-driven and interactive marketing. 

Students who attend the Summit...

  • Gain industry insights and tips on launching your marketing career
  • Build your network while having fun at outings and networking events 
  • Sharpen your resume and interviewing skills at career development workshops

Don't believe us, hear what other students have shared about their Summit experience.

Collegiate Summit speakers come from all over the country. When you attend the many workshops, seminars, and panels, you hear from industry experts representing various companies and agencies that are shaping the future of the marketing industry. 

Recently Confirmed Speakers

Dan Black, Global Recruiting Leader - EY
Kerel Cooper, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing - LiveIntent
John Deighton, ProfessorHarvard Business School
Scott Ellis, Senior Vice President, Client Solutions - Adworthy
Sean Fleming, Director, Partner Enablement & IoT Ecosystem Development - Nokia
Swomya Gotupati, VP Digital and Emerging Technologies - NBC Universal
Colette Liantonio, President/Creative Director - Concepts TV
Miguel Melendez, Senior Vice President, Digital Innovation - HB4 Chelsea
Meaghan Morelli, Director of Digital Content - Subway
Justin Terry, Head of Global Media - Mozilla

Know a great candidate for the Collegiate Summit?

Collegiate Summit students are leaders who are interested in building their passion in marketing. Click here to view and download the Collegiate Summit flyer to share.


You are eligible to participate in Collegiate Summit if: 

  • A current undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited 4-year college or university in the United States. 
  • Have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)

Students of all majors are highly encouraged to apply. 

Unfortunately students that are graduating May and June 2019 are ineligible to apply. Students must be a full-time enrolled student at the time of the program.

Program Costs

An enrollment fee of $400 is required upon acceptance into the program. The enrollment fee is only  25% of the total cost to send a single student to the program. During the program, students are provided with housing in a hotel in NYC, program materials, and meals. Students also attend outings and networking receptions. 

Collegiate Summit Application

The Marketing EDGE Collegiate Summit Application is now open! The final extended deadline to apply for the Collegiate Summit is Sunday, April 7th, 2019 at 11:59 PM EDT.

Travel Grant Application

Students are encouraged to seek assistance from their college/university that may offer experiential learning grants and funding. Students are also eligible to apply for a Marketing EDGE travel grant if those resources are unavailable.

For all Travel Grant recipients, we will: (1) Waive the designated enrollment fee and (2) Reimburse up to $500 of travel costs to-and-from the Summit. Travel reimbursements are distributed after recipients submit their completed travel reimbursement form with all receipts attached.


The Marketing EDGE Collegiate Summit is made possible by the generous support of our corporate sponsors. They play an essential role in shaping the richness of the workshops and networking events held throughout the Summit.

We are also able to thank the Willa S. Yeck Fund for funds contributed in perpetuity, as well as the Lee Epstein Fund for providing continued support to make this year's Collegiate Summit possible.