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Gen Z: Guardians of Their Galaxy

You’ve probably read some headlines recently like, “Move Over Millennials, Gen Z is Here” or “Gen Z May be Marketers’ New Golden Child.” So, now that this post-Millennial generation is finally capturing the attention of media and marketers, I was eager to attend and speak at the second annual “Marketing to Gen Z Conference” in New York in mid-July. I felt right at home geeking out with fellow speakers and experts who are just as fascinated about this emerging powerhouse generation as I am.

From food to fun to phones, the conference presented several targeted insights about how Gen Z is re-shaping marketing and forcing us to re-think ways to engage this elusive and savvy next-gen consumer.

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Managing Millennials: Listen More

It’s no secret employers are eager to understand how to engage the Millennial generation taking over their workforce.

In a time and industry increasingly focused on diversity and inclusion, we cannot forget the crucial role that age plays. Different generations provide opportunities for fresh perspectives and diversity of thought and, perhaps more notably, a need for inclusion.

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Why the Word Millennial is Not Cliché

In our industry, “marketing to millennials” may prompt eye rolls. Once a word permeates the media vernacular and become ubiquitous, it starts to feel like jargon sans meaning.

But I’m here to say that the word millennials is not a buzzword or catch phrase. It’s also not meant to downplay the importance of other generations, as Gen X and Boomers are also largely untapped targets that we focus on with great vigor.

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