“Digital Marketing and Communications evolve at such high speed that it is more important now than ever to stay current and to be on a constant lookout for new technologies and workflows. Cushing’s Lunch and Learns provide excellent opportunities to learn from talented industry professionals such as Matt Chiera in a comfortable setting. As one of our regular partners, I am delighted that Cushing continues to provide incredible value beyond its wide array of services.”
Matt is CEO of Ice Nine Online, an award-winning full-service digital marketing agency in Chicago. Matt has been managing & executing digital marketing projects over a decade, working with companies like CVS, Toyota, Cars.com, Asurion, Bang & Olufsen, The Great Escape, CenturyLink, KemperSports, Lettuce Entertain You Restaurant Group, Tastings.com, and many startups, mid-market companies, and Fortune 500s. Matt taught digital marketing strategy at the Tribeca School’s Digital Professional Institute. His book “Digital Marketers Sound Off”has ranked as the #1 book in the Amazon Web Marketing category.
Feed it Forward with Apple Spice
After spending 20+ years practicing law and consulting, Imran Rahman found an opportunity for reinvention in Apple Spice Chicago. As owner and operator of the box lunch delivery and catering company, loyal corporate customers love the fresh bread, ingredients, and Imran’s personal touch. When the COVID-19 crisis hit, he pivoted the business to launch Feed It Forward: a mechanism for the general public to donate safely prepared & delivered meals to essential workers.
Feed It Forward has fed over2,500 medical workers, National Guard members, fire fighters, police officers, hospital staff, grocery workers since launching last month. The campaign is an example of creative marketing, small business, and the community making a difference in the lives of heroes. Join the movement and donate today!