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This is where we will include up-to-date details you need to know as an attendee at Social Media Marketing World, including networking opportunities, venue details and more.

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Download the Mobile App: When you download Bizzabo, you’ll get instant access to the agenda, hotel maps, and session descriptions, right from your phone or computer. You can also use it to connect with other attendees, find people in your industry, tag people you want to meet, and even send private messages through the app.

From your mobile iOS or Android: 1) Download Bizzabo 2) Search for: SMMW17 3) Click ‘Join. ’You can also just click this link.

From a desktop you can view the event by going here.

PRE-EVENT NETWORKING HOURS: We are hosting three networking hangout sessions to give you some insider tips on how to make the most of the conference. Join Jen Cole and me for any of these online meetups on March 2 at 12pm PT, March 9 at 3pm PT, and March 16 at 9 am PT (click the times for time zone conversions). Recordings will be made available. Here are the links:

Thursday, March 2: noon – 1pm / PT – Register here
Thursday, March 9: 3pm – 4pm / PT – Register here
Thursday, March 16: 9am – 10am / PT – Register here

View the Detailed Agenda: The full schedule (individual session times) can be viewed here. If you prefer to see it in a matrix, click here.

Confirm Your Badge Information: Update your name badge information now to avoid long delays for reprints at registration. If you’ve forgotten your password, click the “Forgot password” link. Make sure your first and last name, company name, Twitter ID, city, state, and country appear the way you want them on your badge.

Do You Have Dietary Restrictions?: If you have any special restrictions we want to know. Vegetarian? Vegan? Kosher? Gluten or lactose free? Please add any food restrictions to your personal profile now and we’ll have information about your meals ready for you at registration.

Get Your Event T-shirt: You can order your Social Media Marketing World T-Shirt now and we will have it waiting for you on-site at Social Media Marketing World 2017.  Available in Men and Women cuts.

Join the WORLD17 Chorus: Do you like to sing? Enjoy being on stage? We are looking for 40 to 50 singers to join our third annual Social Media Marketing World Chorus. If you’re interested, please fill out this form. Send any questions to

Share your excitement!

Click here to tweet that you are attending. Be sure to use the event hashtag #SMMW17

Conference Content

You’ll choose from 120+ expert-led sessions and workshops in multiple social media marketing and content tracks (you get access to all). We will post the agenda so you can start planning your schedule a few weeks before the event.

Recordings Pass: All registered attendees to Social Media Marketing World will receive a recordings pass for no additional charge. Recordings become available after the conference ends and all will be posted within two weeks.

Event Hotels

We have room blocks at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, the Omni San Diego Hotel, and the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. Go to this page to get updates on room availability and find purchase links.

Event Venue

San Diego Convention Center, located at 111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101, For a map of the area go here (coming soon).

When You Arrive


You will receive your name badge at registration which gives you access to all the events.

Don’t like waiting in lines? Make sure your user profile is up-to-date so you can speed through the line at registration. Simply click here and login.

Opening Keynote and Sessions

Social Media Marketing World sessions will begin Wednesday March 22 at the San Diego Convention Center.

Important times:

  • 10am to 8pm: Check-in (workshop attendees only from 10am to noon)
  • 12pm to 5:30pm: Workshops
  • 7pm: Evening networking event

Click here for the agenda.

Evening Parties

Opening-Night Networking Party: USS Midway Aircraft Carrier

Kick off Social Media Marketing World 2017 in style with an exclusive event aboard a Naval aircraft carrier—the USS Midway—the world’s largest ship until 1955!

On March 22nd, you’ll network with the top social media pros surrounded by warplanes.

Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime networking opportunity as you experience giant hangar bays, view San Diego from the 4-acre flight deck, fly flight simulators and explore this massive ship.

Enjoy food, warplanes and conversation at our opening-night networking party.

The USS Midway is located at: 910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

Second Night Networking Party: Underwater Wonderland at Parq Event Center

Discover a trove of social media treasure in the secret underwater world of Atlantis. You’ll be able to grab a mic and sing along with our live band social karaoke or go downstairs to enjoy a laid-back tiki lounge filled with smooth jazz, bubbly craft brews, and conversation.

This party will be Thursday, March 23 from 8 to 11:30 pm. Access is included with your Social Media Marketing World registration.

Parq Event Center is located at: 615 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

Other Questions?

All other questions (registration, travel, etc.): Email or call +1 858.413.7488 and our team will help you out.

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