published June 30, 2017

Bestselling Author of The Underground Railroad to Deliver a Keynote at Content Marketing World 2017

World’s largest content marketing event returns to Cleveland September 2017

CLEVELAND, June 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Content Marketing Institute, a UBM company, announced today that Colson Whitehead, best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize winner, will deliver a keynote address at Content Marketing World 2017. #CMWorld 2017, the largest content marketing event in the world, returns to Cleveland, Ohio, September 5-8.

To learn more about Content Marketing World 2017 and to register visit: http://www.contentmarketingworld.com/

Whitehead is best known for his most recent novel, The Underground Railroad, which was selected by Oprah Winfrey for Oprah’s Book Club. The novel became a New York Times bestseller and won a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize. Whitehead is also known for his other novels, The Noble Hustle, Zone One, Sag Harbor, The Intuitionist, John Henry Days, Apex Hides the Hurt, and one collection of essays, The Colossus of New York.

Whitehead’s reviews, essays, and fiction have appeared in a number of publications, such as the New York Times, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Harper’s and Granta. He has received a MacArthur Fellowship, A Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, the Dos Passos Prize, a fellowship at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for John Henry Days.

So what brings Whitehead to Content Marketing World 2017?

“Our Content Marketing World community is built on building relationships, using our creativity to connect with our audience, and finding our tilt or niche,” says Stephanie Stahl, general manager of the Content Marketing Institute. “Whitehead’s latest novel achieves all of this, and I’m thrilled he will share his journey with our CMWorld attendees.”

Whitehead will deliver a keynote address to the expected 4,000 Content Marketing World attendees Thursday morning, September 7, 2017.

There is still time to register for Content Marketing World to hear Colson Whitehead and 200+ other speakers. If you hurry, you can take advantage of our special summer pricing, available until July 21. Register today by visiting: http://www.contentmarketingworld.com/

About Content Marketing Institute
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 www.ubm.com for the latest news and information about UBM.

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