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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Brandemonium?

    Brandemonium is an innovative conference and festival featuring brands of all shapes and sizes – from the U.S. and abroad – taking over the city with free activations and experiences that will engage, excite, and entertain.

  • Where and When is Brandemonium?

    Brandemonium takes place in Cincinnati, OH, October 2-5, 2018. Brand activations and experiential marketing take place all over the city.

  • What is a 'brand manifestation'?

    Brand manifestations are activations developed by brands and agencies that reveal their very essence. You'll sometimes here the term "experiential marketing" used. They can be installations, pop-up shops, takeovers, after parties, or lounges. We like to say they are FREE activities, events, and entertainment powered by brands!

  • What does it cost to attend?

    Conference badges go on sale in February 2018. The early bird price will be $399 while they last. If you don't want to attend the conference, don't worry. There are free brand activations and events all over the City of Cincinnati. Check back to learn more.

  • How can I participate?

    We are looking for speakers, sponsor, brand activations, host venues, and volunteers. Click here to learn more.

  • Do You Have A Mobile App?

    You bet we do. It's the best way to stay up-to-date on all things Brandemonium.

  • Can I Print The Schedule?

    Prefer to kick it old school, huh? No problem. Click here to download the PDF.

  • What About Maps?

    We have those too! One for the conference and one for the festival.

  • How do I get there? Where do I stay?

    Click here to book your flight into CVG; the official airport of Brandemonium.

    Click here to book your room at the Westin Cincinnati; the official hotel of Brandemonium.

  • Where Do I Eat? What Else Can I Do?

    There is so much to see and do in Cincinnati especially during Brandemonium. Use the links below to get the most out of your stay. You won't want to miss a thing!

    Nearby Dining, Bars & Nightlife

    Downtown Attractions

  • How Do I Get Around Downtown?

    Downtown Cincinnati is very easy to navigate and get around.


    You can always find a cab or use a rideshare service, but may we suggest Cincinnati Red Bike or Cincinnati Bell Connector (Streetcar).

    Cincinnati Red Bike

    Cincinnati Bell Connector

  • I'm With The Media. Where Is The Press Room?

    Click here to visit the press room for press releases, images, and badge requests.

  • Who Produces Brandemonium?

    Brandemonium LLC is an event company based in Cincinnati, OH. The company was founded in 2017 by Bill Donabedian and Kevin Canafax. Bill has over 16 years of event experience launching events such as the MidPoint Music Festival and Bunbury Music Festival. Kevin has over 30 years of corporate communication and public affairs experience as well as co-founding charitable events, Suits That Rock and Play On.

    Brandemonium's advisory board consists of John Gardner (Nokia Growth Partners), Mike Halloran (Social Wildfire), Dave Knox (WPP, Brandery), Sean Rugless (The Katalyst Group), and Helen Todd (Sociality Squared).

    To contact us, please email