Digital Megaphone is proud to be a leading source for Chicagoland’s top marketers to connect, learn and grow together. Thousands of marketers have attended our events and for the tenth year in a row, we are providing a creative and educational platform to connect and share the latest innovations in social media and digital marketing.

Digital Megaphone is driven by a small group of brand marketers who have a passion for bringing people together to share digital marketing success stories. 

Flagship Summits

Our flagship events, the Digital Innovator Summit and Healthcare Marketing Summit feature case studies and best practices from marketing leaders at top brands including

Top Women Events

Our Top Women in Digital and Top Women in Healthcare Marketing awards shine the spotlight on women leading the way in innovative digital marketing practices. 

Find out about our latest events! 


Digital Megaphone is made possible by generous sponsors and council members who have a passion for helping marketers learn about the latest digital marketing trends.  You can find out more about our council members. 

If you’d like to get involved as a sponsor or apply for council membership, please reach out to hope at digitalmegaphone.com

About Hope Bertram, Founder and CEO Digital Megaphone

Hope Bertram, Digital Megaphone Founder and past CEO, is an Emmy nominated interactive marketing strategist from the Chicagoland area. She holds a Masters in Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University and has worked as a Direct / Interactive Marketer at top companies such as GE Consumer Finance, Discover Card and Sears Holdings.

A true digital pioneer, Bertram developed the marketing for one of the first online loyalty programs at Coolsavings.com and went on to create an Emmy nominated social media strategy for fashion reality show, So You Wanna be a Designer.  The strategy leveraged second screen tactics before the industry even had a name for it.

She’s well versed with working with brands and bloggers on live and virtual events that produced results.  Creating integrated programs and partnering with top players has been a key to her success while working with clients and sponsors such as Jockey, Kenmore, MasterCard, Buick, Chevrolet, Southwest Airlines, Kraft, ConAgra Foods and more.

Most recently, she’s a Field Marketing Manager at a major brand. 

She is an AdWeek contributing writer with articles focusing on social media channels and tools.