Upcoming Social Media Events

 Daniel Unrue | @DanielUnrue41      Social media has become such a growing facet of our modern day society. In fact, it has been growing so much that it finally has a day to call its own. June 30th is Social Media Day, and today I would like to share some interesting and upcoming social media conferences and events.


The Social Media Business Equation™ Certification is the premier program for professionals wanting to improve their social media marketing capacity, but don’t have much time to do so. This intense yet concise on-site program provides hands-on training on both the practical and strategic aspects of social media. Participants will learn to launch and manage social media marketing campaigns like a pro on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, blogs and burgeoning platforms.


The Folio: Growth Summit & Social Media Workshop on June 16-17 in Chicago is unlike any other. It’s about the new strategies for building stronger media brands through revenue growth, cost control and business transformation. The interactive event is dedicated to helping niche media brands leverage their core properties into growth opportunities. It’s all about action, entrepreneurship and results.


The Social Lights® Training Institute is pleased to present a 2-day social media training course covering all things content. You'll leave this program with the knowledge and know-how to build and execute a sustainable social media content strategy for your company.


  • DFW Rocks Social Media: June 29 - 30                                                 Location: Addison, Texas

This conference focusing on educating business owners and corporations marketing teams on exact strategies to leverage social networking sites effectively, drive website traffic, increase SEO, and much more. Industry leaders from around the United States and attendees with gather together for this two day celebration. Shelly Kramer, Founder and CEO of V3 Integrated Marketing, Amy Howell, founder of Memphis based Howell Marketing Strategies, LLC, and others will be expressing their knowledge in Addison, TX.


  •  MozCon: July 14 - 16                                                                                              Location: Seattle, WA

This conference includes three days of forward-thinking, actionable sessions on SEO, social media, community building, content marketing, brand development, CRO, the mobile landscape, analytics, and more. MozCon focuses on presenting information in a creative and interactive way. MozCon speakers share next-level advice on everything from building a loyal community to making data-driven decisions in your marketing.


This conference is coming back to Dallas for its second year in a row on. This two day summit will focus on challenges such as internal social media integration, content strategy and marketing, and how your organization can create a customer-centric strategy to address the toughest challenges marketers are facing in 2014. You will also be able to see what strategies leading companies in the social media space are using, and you will be able to come up with strategies of your own.


Forbes Top 20 Social Media Expert Sandi Krakowski and a team of media and marketing experts lead the Social Media Experience with strategies for increased ROI, targeting, marketing, engagement and content creation. Krakowski has built a highly engaged platform of more than 850,000 people in under 22 months and will teach how to use video, a smartphone, better content to increase your marketing results with less time and money. Learn how to create highly engaged pages where global strangers become your neighbor and your customer.


  • Social Brand Forum 2014: September 25 - 26                                           Location: Coralville, Iowa

The Social Brand Forum, a top 10 social media conference, again brings national social media and digital marketing thought leaders to Iowa for two days of impactful keynotes and interactive discussions. Social Brand 2014 is designed to help marketers at organizations small and large build better brands online through social media content, conversations, and community.


  •  DIGIMARCON 2014 - Digital Marketing Conference: October 18 - 24               Location: Miami, Florida

Inaugural DIGIMARCON Digital Marketing Conference will be held from October 18th to 23rd, 2014 and presented by Search Experiences, the World Leader in Branded Search. DIGIMARCON 2014 Conference showcases the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry, providing attendees with emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, best practices, and insights from successful digital marketing campaigns.

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