CARU 2022 Annual Conference

The simple reality is that kids live online. What is much less simple is finding the right recipe of regulation and standards to protect them in that dynamic environment. As algorithms and platforms rapidly change in response to this monumental challenge, advertisers and privacy experts are working overtime to keep up. Through our line-up of expert speakers and panelists, attendees will gain exclusive insight into how CARU's Advertising Guidelines are being enforced, the regulatory focus of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and discuss best practices for tackling the challenges facing advertisers, marketers, developers, and legal professionals in the children’s space today.
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May 10-11 2022 Virtual
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National Partner Consumer Sales Committee Meeting

Participate with other National Partners to provide feedback and guidance to BBB National Programs’ direct-selling programs, recommend improvements, and act as program ambassadors. Please note, the meeting is only open to corporate and outside counsel BBB National Programs National Partners.
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April 26 2022 Virtual
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National Partner Membership Committee Meeting

Participate with other National Partners and provide feedback on the member experience, guidance for the annual membership conference, and explore additional opportunities to recruit, retain, and engage members. Please note: This meeting is only open to current BBB National Programs National Partners.
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March 24 2022 Virtual
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National Partner Outside Counsel Committee Meeting

Join legal experts from other elite law firms to shape processes and guidelines for self-regulatory and dispute resolution programs including the National Advertising Division (NAD), the Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU), and the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative (CFBAI). Please note: This meeting is only open to current law firm BBB National Programs National Partners.
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March 09 2022 Virtual
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National Partner National Advertising Division In-House Counsel Committee Meeting

Participate with other National Partners and provide feedback and guidance to the National Advertising Division (NAD) and National Advertising Review Board (NARB), including input on current processes and recommendations on improvements to the NAD and NARB programs and the advertising challenge process. Please note: This meeting is only open to current BBB National Programs National Partners.
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March 08 2022 Virtual
National Partners

National Partner Children's Issues Committee Meeting

Join executives and leading brands in the kid's advertising and privacy space for insights and the latest news from BBB National Programs' child-directed self-regulatory programs including the Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU), the Children’s Food & Beverage Advertising Initiative (CFBAI), and our new TeenAge Privacy Program (TAPP). Please note: This meeting is only open to current corporate BBB National Programs National Partners who also support our child- or teen-directed programs.
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February 15 2022 Virtual
National Partners

PrivacyCollective 2021

Register now for this year’s PrivacyCollective, where attendees will discuss whether AI can build consumer trust, ethical design and human-first privacy, and explore today's pressing privacy challenges. Our roundtable discussions embrace the Chatham House Rule to encourage open dialogue about the challenges we face interpreting and implementing new privacy practices while pivoting compliance operations to reflect these unprecedented times.
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December 01 2021 Virtual
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Kidvertising 101

Kidvertising 101 is a one-day workshop providing attendees with hands-on education. This year the event is dedicated to the new Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU) Advertising Guidelines, recently discussed at the CARU 2021 annual conference. These guidelines apply to all child-directed advertising and marketing and go into effect on January 1, 2022.
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October 13 2021 Virtual
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NAD 2021 Annual Conference

Register for NAD 2021 to celebrate 50 years of advertising industry self-regulation and high standards of truth and accuracy in national advertising. Industry, government, agency, and legal professional thought leaders will discuss the critical trust and technology challenges facing the advertising industry today and share practical advice on the day-to-day issues that new and evolving platforms and an increasingly competitive environment can raise.
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September 29- October 01 2021 Virtual
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Direct Selling Summit: Increasing Consumer Trust

In the midst of a dynamic year in the direct selling industry, business leaders, advertising experts, and salesforce members will convene at the Direct Selling Summit to discuss the biggest advertising and marketing challenges faced by direct selling companies and their salesforce members over the last year. Attendees will learn critical tips and best practices for building brand strength, increasing consumer trust, and staying compliant in the year ahead.
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July 27 2021 Virtual
Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council

National Partner National Advertising Committee Meeting

Join BBB National Programs executives and program leaders to hear the latest news from the National Advertising Division (NAD) and National Advertising Review Board (NARB) and provide feedback on program and process improvements under consideration. Please note: This meeting is only open to current BBB National Programs National Partners.
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June 24 2021 Virtual
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National Partner Emerging Programs Committee Meeting

Join leading professionals and subject matter experts in privacy, advertising, and dispute resolution to explore opportunities to develop new programs and initiatives in response to emerging trends and industry needs. Please note: This meeting is only open to current BBB National Programs National Partners.
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June 16 2021 Virtual
National Partners

CARU 2021 Annual Conference

The CARU 2021 Virtual Conference, hosted by BBB National Programs’ Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU), convenes child-directed advertising and children’s privacy experts to help you learn how to remain agile in this evolving landscape to protect children under 13. Through the conference’s line-up of expert speakers and panelists, attendees will gain a deep understanding of the challenges facing advertisers and marketers, developers, and legal professionals as you strive to protect children in the digital landscape.
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June 08-09 2021 Virtual
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National Partner Consumer Dispute Resolution Committee Meeting

Collaborate with mediation and arbitration professionals to shape the future of our business-to-business and business-to-consumer dispute resolution programs. Please note: This meeting is only open to current BBB National Programs National Partners.
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May 19 2021 Virtual
National Partners

Honest Ads: 50 Years of Advertising Industry Self-Regulation

On May 18, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the advertising industry’s system of self-regulation, join the founders of what former Federal Trade Commission Chairman Robert Pitofsky calls “the best example of self-regulation that I am aware of in American industry,” for a free virtual event to talk about why this system works, the challenges faced by advertisers and regulators through the years, and the memorable moments in advertising’s history.
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May 18 2021 Virtual
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National Partner Privacy Committee Meeting

Collaborate with data privacy professionals from leading companies and law firms to identify potential solutions to privacy challenges and work with BBB National Programs privacy experts to prioritize the development of new self-regulatory programs and initiatives. Please note: This meeting is only open to current BBB National Programs National Partners.
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April 07 2021 Virtual
National Partners

CARU Conference: Virtual Series

CARU- Now, Then and Looking Forward: Get an inside peek at what’s going on with the Children’s Advertising Review Unit. Take a deep dive into recent CARU decisions, current priorities and where the organization is looking to go.
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December 08 2020 Virtual
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Kidvertising 101

Kidvertising 101 is a two-day seminar that provides advertisers, marketers, and legal counsel with the tools and best practices needed to stay out of the crosshairs of the FTC. Whether you are new to the space or looking for a refresher course, Kidvertising 101 will help attendees understand the critical elements of children’s advertising and privacy and ensure their advertising and data collection practices comply with all relevant rules and regulations.
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November 18-19 2020 Virtual
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CARU Conference: Virtual Series

Why Diversity and Inclusion is Good for Business: This presentation will cover why a workplace culture that supports diversity is the key to garnering unique ideas that just may be the next big thing. Learn why equality improves company culture and profitability.
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November 17 2020 Virtual
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CARU Conference: Virtual Series

Keynote- Thinking Outside the Blocks with LEGO: Get an inside look into how LEGO meets its marketing goals by thinking outside of the box. Learn how LEGO forges its own path in order to maintain compliance.
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October 20 2020 Virtual
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