the art & science of major-life purchase marketing

Jornaya’s Journey Summit is the only thought leadership event focused on major-life purchases industries, such as automotive, education, consumer finance, and insurance.

Bringing together more than 300 attendees for engaging and interactive sessions, Journey Summit provides an intimate setting for networking and learning.

You’ll join marketing, analytics, and compliance leaders from considered purchase industries to discuss current topics and trends that align with our theme: The Art & Science of Major-Life Purchase Marketing.



We’re Excited to Announce Seth Godin as Our 2019 Keynote!

Thought Leaders Discuss the Latest Trends

Attendees have the opportunity to learn from and network with some of the foremost marketing technology experts, authors, innovators, and industry leaders as they discuss the latest trends in Major-Life Purchase Marketing.

We’re honored to welcome the following distinguished speakers to this year’s event. Stay tuned for more speakers and the event agenda.


Check back soon for additional confirmed speakers, and see the video below for highlights from past events.


Come Run with Us!

We are proud to host a charity 2-mile run/1-mile walk on April 30th with our partners at Back on My Feet Philadelphia, a non-profit group which combats homelessness through the power of running, community support, and essential employment.

Volunteers will lead us on a run/walk through a scenic part of Philadelphia on Tuesday morning before the opening of Journey Summit. All registrants will receive a t-shirt!


The Reception

Join us Monday evening, April 29 from 6:00-9:00 PM, for an exclusive reception at The Assembly Rooftop.


Meet the Phillie Phanatic at the Opening Reception

We might be a little biased about our sports teams here in Philadelphia but, according to NBC Sports, the Phillie Phanatic is the top sports mascot of all time. Standing at 6 feet 6 inches tall with a 90-inch waist, the Phanatic’s bright green fur and trademark extra-long tongue will make an appearance.


Our Venue

Barnes Foundation 

The Barnes Foundation is home to one of the world’s finest art collections of impressionist, post-impressionist, and early modernist paintings, with especially deep holdings in Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, and Picasso. It's both modern and intimate, providing the perfect environment for our Summit as we discuss the art and science of major-life purchase marketing.


Network with the best and brightest in marketing

A sample of attendees from previous years



The Logan Philadelphia

We’ve reserved a limited number of rooms at a discounted rate of $259 (plus taxes and fees), so book early to get the room you want, at the best price. This luxury hotel is set in the heart of Philadelphia and its popular attractions. Featuring stunning rooms, a selection of fantastic restaurants, spa services, its the perfect location for our best Summit yet!

Other Hotel Options

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square:

Embassy Suites:




We recommend flying into Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), which is a short, fifteen minute car ride into Philadelphia.

LYFT and UBER are available in and around Philadelphia. These will be less costly than a taxi.

Directions from the airport to the hotel: Exit north to I-95 N to N 22nd St. Take the exit toward Ben Franklin PKWY from 1-676W/US-30W. Take The Benjamin Franklin PKWY to The Logan.


Things to do in Philadelphia

We are proud to host Journey Summit here in Philadelphia! Known as the birthplace of liberty, Philadelphia offers some of the best museums, restaurants, and shopping you will find anywhere in the country. 

Here are the top things you should consider during your visit:

The Museum of the American Revolution

One of the newest museums in Philly boasts a large collections of relics and artwork of the Revolutionary War. This museum a must-see for history buffs!

Philadelphia’s Historic District

From Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell to the National Constitution Center and Benjamin Franklin Museum, this section of the city boasts some of the most iconic, historical places and museums in a matter of a few city blocks. 

Philadelphia Night Life

When night falls, the energy felt throughout Philadelphia continues into the evening with places for cocktails, craft beer, dancing, live music, rooftop views of the city and more.

The City Tavern

Reconstructed at the site of the original meeting and dining spot of the founding fathers, this iconic restaurant offers an elegant taste of colonial food and drink.


Upscale Shopping Experience

If chic is your style, Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Row is all you. Sophy Curson, Tiffany & Co., Burberry, Joan Shepp, Barney's, Tumi, Boyds, Lagos, and many more.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

One of the oldest and most renowned art museums in the country, the Philadelphia Museum of Art boasts an incredible collection of art works, traveling exhibits and the iconic steps where Rocky once ran!


No trip to Philadelphia would be complete without a real Philly cheesesteak. Whether you prefer yours “wit’ or “wit out”, there are a number of very good places where you can try one yourself.

The Reading Terminal Market

The Reading Terminal Market, established in 1892 at 12th and Arch Streets, is the nation’s oldest continuously operating farmers’ market.

From conversations about customer expectations and the future of people based marketing to discussions of how to manage marketing compliance and data integrity, there is something at Journey Summit for everyone. We’re looking forward to seeing you there.