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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.

Quick links to other pages: Full Agenda | Travel Details | Hotel/Venue | FAQ | Table Talks | Interest Groups

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Hashtag: #SMMW15

Important Timely Updates:

Schedule added to Agenda page: The full schedule is now listed on the agenda page here. NOTE: You do not need to RSVP for sessions. Just go to the ones that seem of interest.

Onsite Networking

Wednesday Night Networking Party:

Kick off Social Media Marketing World 2015 in style with an exclusive event on the USS Midway on March 26 from 7pm to 11pm (food provided).  Enjoy food, planes and conversation at our opening-night Networking Party.We’ll bus you to the USS Midway where you’ll join 2000 of your peers for an evening party.  You’ll be able to tour this aircraft carrier; fly a simulator; and enjoy food, drinks and entertainment. You can explore and network while tasting some of San Diego’s favorite dishes and enjoying live music at this special venue.

Note: Your conference NAME BADGE and/or photo ID provides access to this event. There will be a guest list at the door. Tickets to this event (only) are not available.

A complimentary shuttle is provided for all conference guests from the Manchester Grand Hyatt to the USS Midway (and back) and will run continuously from 6:30pm to 11:30pm.

Driving Directions: Exit the Manchester Grand Hyatt and turn left on to West Harbor Drive. Follow West Harbor Drive for half a mile. The USS Midway will be on your left.

Walking Directions: From the hotel lobby, turn left onto West Harbor Drive. Follow West Harbor Drive for half a mile. The USS Midway will be on your left. It is about a 10 minute walk.

Thursday Lunch Table Talks: Table Talks give you the opportunity to have an in-depth conversation on one of ten hot topics, from blogging and video marketing to lead generation and trends. Click for details.

Friday Lunch Interest Group Meetups: This gives you the opportunity to have an in-depth conversation with others who share one of nine interests, from social media consulting and social media in higher education to video and B2B. Click here for details.

Online Networking

>> Click here to tweet that you are attending.

I'm attending Social Media Marketing World 2013Add our badge to your site: You can download the image to the right and place it on your site or blog.

Stop By Our Facebook Event Page

Stop by our Facebook event page and write on the wall, network with peers or post pictures of you and fellow presenters.

Join our Exclusive LinkedIn Networking Group

Start connecting with fellow attendees now. Find people you want to meet in person and ask questions. This is a place to start doing your pre-event networking. Join the SMMW15 private LinkedIn group here. COMING SOON

Twitter Discussions:

For those of you on Twitter, here is some information for you:

Hash Tag#SMMW15 (Use this in all of your tweets, Instagram photos, Facebook updates and more!)

Twitter Chats: Signin to using your Twitter account. Use the #SMMW15 hash tag to have chats with fellow Twitter folks attending the summit (kinda like a chat room).

Twitter Speaker List: COMING SOON

Tweet Your Favorite Presenters: Click on the names of your favorite presenters to tweet them that you’re looking forward to meeting them at Social Media Marketing World. COMING SOON

Articles to Help You Prepare:

Mobile Apps

Bizzabo: To make the most of Social Media Marketing World, we encourage you to download our event app for easy access to the agenda, speakers and the ability to network with other attendees.

From your computer or tablet, visit:

From your mobile iOS or Android:

1) Download Bizzabo
2) Search for: SMMW15
3) Click ‘Join’

LinkedIn app: For networking and discussion, we also suggest you install the LinkedIn app and participate in our group (scroll up for details)

Also, we’ve made our website mobile friendly so you can easily view the agenda and attendee information page on your phone.

Event Venue

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, located at 1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101, phone is (619) 232-1234.



Parking at the Manchester Grand Hyatt is currently $36.00 per day for valet and $26.00 per day for self-parking. In/out privileges are included in self- and valet parking rates for hotel guests only.

You can also park at the convention center (a short walking distance).

Registration Check-In Hours

Wednesday, March 25 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday, March 26 from 6:00 am – 8:00 am
Registration will be on the second floor in the foyer


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 Thursday March 26 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego.

Important times:

Click here for the agenda.

Conference Content: You will be welcome to attend any session of interest and pick and choose at leisure throughout the conference.  Advance registration for sessions is not required.

Session Tracks: We have four tracks (Social Tactics, Social Strategy, Community Management and Business-Building & Content Marketing) that cover general sectors of our industry.  These tracks may help you if you want to focus on one specific area.  But you may jump from track to track should you please.

Session Topics: Within each Track are many Session Topics. Plan ahead to get the most out of this conference.  You get to choose what ever topic interests you at any given moment throughout the conference.  Sessions may fill up fast, so please be punctual and organized in order to maximize your experience at the conference.  Advance planning will help!  Here’s a helpful schedule matrix that might make your planning easier (coming in March).

Networking Survey: Please answer a few questions that will help us maximize your networking experience. COMING SOON

Other Questions?

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

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