CLEVELAND, Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Content Marketing Institute (CMI) just announced, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, actor, producer, director and writer, will be the closing  keynote speaker for Content Marketing World 2017. The largest content marketing event in the world returns to Cleveland, Ohio, September 5-8, 2017.

A prolific actor of both film and television, Gordon-Levitt’s acting credits include the films, Snowden, The Dark Knight Rises, Lincoln, Looper, Inception and many more. In 2013, Gordon-Levitt made his screenwriting and directorial debut when he wrote, directed and starred in the film Don Jon. He’s also well-known to TV audiences for his starring role on NBC’s award-winning comedy, 3rd Rock from the Sun. Gordon-Levitt has been nominated for several awards including The Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild. Additionally, Gordon-Levitt founded an online collaborative production company called hitRECord. The collaborative of over 350,000 artists creates and develops art and media collectively. hitRECord has produced music, books, DVDs and short films, and even produces an Emmy-Award winning series, hitRECord on TV which is hosted by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

“Besides his depth of talent as an actor, writer and director, it’s impressive to see how Joseph Gordon-Levitt has built and grown an incredible community of content creators,” explains Joe Pulizzi, founder, Content Marketing Institute and co-author of upcoming book Killing Marketing. “He truly believes in the importance of storytelling and collaboration – and has been able to monetize it for this community.”

Joseph Gordon-Levitt will deliver the final afternoon keynote address on Thursday, September 7 to the expected 4,000 Content Marketing World attendees at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland. Content Marketing World is the one event where attendees can learn from and network with the best and brightest in the content marketing world, featuring over 150 sessions with marketing leaders from the world’s leading brands. Other keynote speakers include Pulitzer Prize winning author, Colson Whitehead, popular YouTuber, Casey Neistat, Senior Integrated Marketing Content lead at Coca-Cola, Kate Santore and General Electric CMO, Linda Boff.

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Content Marketing Institute is the leading global content marketing education and training organization, teaching enterprise brands how to attract and retain customers through compelling, multichannel storytelling. CMI’s Content Marketing World event, the largest content marketing-focused event, is held every September in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, and the Intelligent Content Conference event is held every spring. CMI publishes the bi-monthly magazine Chief Content Officer, and provides strategic consulting and content marketing research for some of the best-known brands in the world. Watch this video to learn more about CMI. Content Marketing Institute is organised by UBM plc. UBM is the largest pure-play B2B Events organiser in the world. Our 3,750+ people, based in more than 20 countries, serve more than 50 different sectors. Our deep knowledge and passion for these sectors allow us to create valuable experiences which enable our customers to succeed. Please visit for the latest news and information about UBM.

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