From a local meetup just five years ago to Europe’s leading branding conference, OnBrand has quickly become the ultimate meeting point for 1,800+ curious marketers and creatives. And this year will be no different. On October 10, industry leaders will come together in Amsterdam to discuss the trends set to shake up the future of branding as we know it.

As we’ll be celebrating our fifth anniversary this October, we’ve rounded up some of the best speaker talks and memorable quotes from the last 4 editions—along with 5 reasons why OnBrand ’19 should be the conference you attend this year.

Top 5 quotes

“Marketers will be the change agents that help brands embrace the power of being vulnerable, staying real, and impacting culture.”
Stefan Fountain,

“Anybody can copy your product with enough resources, but nobody can copy your brand.”
Sançar Sahin, Typeform

“Creatives have the power to change the world. We are more powerful than we think.”
Steve Vranakis, Google Creative Lab

“Modern customers are focusing on collecting experiences, not just logos.”
Emanuele Madeddu, National Geographic

“You aren’t interesting if you have no opinions.”
Amy Brown, Iris Amsterdam

Top 5 talks

While we love all our 'alumni' equally, the following talks really stood out for their no-BS advice and searing insights.

'When good ideas go bad' - Ashley Vinson, Facebook

'Crazy about chocolate, serious about people' - Henk Jan Beltman, Tony’s Chocoloney

'Making an impact on culture' - Simon Summerscales, 72andSunny

'Transformation at The New York Times' - Sebastian Tomich, The New York Times

'Why building a brand is the single best investment you can make' - Dave Gerhardt, Drift