Discover the best social media marketing techniques from the world’s top experts
Join 5,000 fellow marketers and creators at the mega-conference designed to empower you with business-building ideas—brought to you by Social Media Examiner.
“This was honestly the best conference I’ve attended in my professional life,” said attendee Laura Kaslow.
Keep reading to discover who this event is ideal for, why you should attend, and what makes it unique.
Here’s who this event was designed for:
#1: The experienced social media marketer: If your job is to manage social media marketing and you’ve been doing it for years, but you’re struggling to keep up with the ever-changing nature of social media, this event is for you. You’ll find lots of people just like you at this conference.
Most attendees work for businesses with fewer than 100 employees. There are plenty of big businesses attending as well. For example, in 2017 marketers attended from Apple, Cisco, CBS Interactive, IBM, Deloitte, Hilton, Humana, Macy’s, Mayo Clinic, McDonald’s, ReMax, Reuters, Sprint, Toyota, the United Way, UPS, and WalMart.
#2: The blogger, video creator, live show host, or podcaster: If you regularly create content to establish yourself or your business as a thought leader—or you want to build a sustainable business on the back of your content—this conference is for you. We have an entire sub-conference just for you—we call it the Creator Ticket! Many of the social media marketers attending are looking for creators just like you.
Can’t relate to #1 or #2? Read this: If you’re relatively new to social media marketing or you aspire to be a creator, just know that the industry is in constant flux. This means even the most experienced marketer is often restarting the adventure, over and over. You have an opportunity to embrace the latest techniques at this event. So while this event is ideal for the experienced social marketer or content creator, even a beginner will find value.
Here’s why you should attend this conference:
#1: Networking unlike anything you’ve experienced: Imagine connecting face-to-face with thousands of people just like you—as you share stories, gather ideas, and build relationships that last for years. Also, we uniquely bring together marketers and creators. We make connecting easy for you by building in extensive networking opportunities.
#2: Discover world-class content from the top industry pros: Take in 120+ practical, action-oriented social media marketing and creator training sessions from the world’s leading experts—all in beautiful San Diego, California.
Want to learn from the social pros you’ve looked up to for years? Social Media Marketing World is the planet’s largest gathering of social media thought leaders. We encourage all of our speakers to make themselves accessible to you.
A small sampling of our expert speakers include Guy Kawasaki, Mari Smith, Jay Baer, Michael Stelzner, Ann Handley, Amy Porterfield, Chris Brogan, Mark Schaefer, Kim Garst, Tim Schmoyer, Gini Dietrich, Shaun McBride, Joel Comm, Viveka Von Rosen, Marcus Sheridan, Amy Schmittauer, Pat Flynn, Cliff Ravenscraft, and Christopher Penn.
#3: Fun, San Diego style: Have a blast at our opening night networking party held aboard an aircraft carrier (All-Access attendees). Plus, enjoy magnificent views of San Diego Bay from our waterfront conference venue.
What makes this event different?
Beyond meeting friendly social media pros and creators who are at the top of their game, here’s what makes Social Media Marketing World unique:
#1: Highly valuable, pitch-free content—our trademark at Social Media Examiner. We don’t allow our speakers to sell from the stage.
#2: Professional development for marketers AND creators—this conference goes way beyond social media by including dozens of sessions for YouTubers, bloggers, live video producers, and podcasters.
#3: Extensive networking opportunities—you’ll make priceless professional connections because we built this event to include networking with our dedicated Networking Plaza, Networking Embassy, and Networking Ambassadors. All-Access attendees can also attend our opening-night party on an aircraft carrier!
#4: San Diego waterfront in February—while much of the country is thawing out, you’ll enjoy sunny San Diego at the bayside San Diego Convention Center.
#5: Full access to the recordings of EVERY session—if you miss a session, no worries! With your All-Access ticket, you can watch playbacks from your computer, tablet or smartphone at your leisure!
#6: First-class conference experience—from the moment you arrive, you’ll be provided for at every turn. You’ll never be left wondering what to do or where to go.
#7: Vacation opportunity—if you’ve never visited America’s Finest City, why not come early to San Diego and make a vacation out of it? Imagine amazing beaches, surfing, the world-famous San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, LEGOLAND, San Diego Safari Park, and tons more…
Disclaimer: Your results may vary. Participating in this event doesn’t guarantee success with your social media marketing.