Add the Live Stage times to your agenda using the app, click here to see who is lined up to speak.
Scout’s Tip #28: WiFi Usage at the Convention Center
There will be free WiFi in our event space at the San Diego Convention Center. The network is SMMWorld. Streaming and live video will not be permitted on the WiFi network. We don’t allow any live broadcasts of sessions, workshops and keynotes.
Scout’s Tip #27: Meet Your Peers and Discuss Hot Industry Topics
Want to discuss specific social media topics with your peers? Come to the Networking Plaza anytime on Thursday and Friday and connect with people who have the same interest as you. Additionally, during lunch on Thursday and Friday, we’ll be holding Table Talks. Download the Table Talk Map and Topic List here.
Scout’s Tip #26: Check Out Some Fun Exercise Opportunities
Enjoy a fun way to network and exercise by attending a Zumba and/or yoga session on Weds before or between workshops. Details here!
Scout’s Tip #25: Plan What You’ll Wear
The conference and all networking events are business casual. You should bring a jacket or sweater for the evening parties as the temperatures do drop after sunset. Be sure to bring good walking shoes since the convention center is over 330 yards from one end of our location to the other.
Scout’s Tip #24: Don’t get overwhelmed!
Be sure to visit our recharge lounge at the event to relax, restore and recharge! Come to Room 32 on Thursday or Friday for some quiet time or to take a yoga class.
Scout’s Tip #23: Plan Your Meals
There will be a wide range of food (including hot items) that attendees can purchase on-location for affordable rates. These include gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options. You can also explore the many food options in downtown San Diego area. Click here to check out some local restaurants.
Scout’s Tip #22: Join a Networking Walk/Run (or Movement Class)
Don’t forget to pack your running shoes. Meet fellow runners and walkers at the Hilton Bayfront Lobby, the Hyatt Manchester Grand Lobby, or Omni Lobby at 6am on Thursday or Friday mornings.
Scout’s Tip #21: Second Night Party: Thursday, March 21 from 8:30–11:30pm.
Hosted at the Parq Event Center, this is your second exclusive party for All-Access ticket holders. This year our theme is all about the 80s. Feel free to dress appropriately, or just come to relive this great decade with live band karaoke, desserts, spirit tasting, and great conversations. The first drink is on us. And don’t miss Billboard Top 20 artist, Shelita Burke, as she debuts a song from her new project, just for us.
Scout’s Tip #20: Opening Night Party
Wednesday March 20, 2019 from 5:30pm to 8pm. Hosted at the Convention Center (enter near registration), this exclusive party for All-Access ticket holders is designed for networking with fellow attendees, speakers, and sponsors. Come straight from the workshops (no fancy attire needed). Enjoy your first drink on us, make new connections, and spark conversations that will carry on throughout the conference.
Scout’s Tip #19: Join Us for a Live Webinar: March 6 at 2pm/PT
We will reveal some tips we’ve gathered from attendees and speakers over the last 6 years. We’ll be concise, but provide plenty of time to answer your questions. Register here.
Scout’s Tip #18: Plan Your Schedule
When you download our mobile app, you’ll get instant access to the agenda, hotel maps, and session descriptions, right from your phone or computer. Click here to download.
Scout’s Tip #17: Connect With Our Sponsors
Check out what extras the sponsors are doing during the event. Click here to check them out.
Scout’s Tip: #16: Avoid Standing in Line at Registration
Scout’s Tip #15: Use the Event Hashtag On Social Media
Follow the event hashtag #SMMW19 on Twitter and Instagram: Share photos and connect with other attendees.
Scout’s Tip: #14: Keynote Speakers Announced
Our 2019 keynote speakers are: Michael Stelzner (Social Media Marketing in 2019: What the Newest Research Reveals); Mari Smith (Facebook Marketing In a Changing World: Your Road Map for The Future); Mark Schaefer (Social Media Reimagined: How to Adapt to a World Without Loyalty); and, Andrew Pickering and Pete Gartland (How to Be Remarkable: The Unusual Yet Proven Path to Marketing Success).
Click here for more information about this year’s keynotes, workshops, and sessions.
Scout’s Tip #13: Upgrade Your Ticket
Wishing you could attend the Wedensday workshops and networkings parties, but don’t have an all access pass? You can still upgrade your ticket today. Contact us at [email protected] for more details.
Scout’s Tip: #12: Opening Night Party
All-Access ticket holders, come join us Wednesday night (3/20) for a perfect way to kick off the conference, right at the convention center from 5:30-7:30pm. There will be drinks, snacks, organized meetups, and fun.
Scout’s Tip #11: Make the most out of your meal times.
Scout’s Tip #9: Have you joined the Connections Corner Facebook Group yet?
We have “Chat Spots” organized by interest, industry and location to help you connect with other attendees. Don’t miss out on the fun! Click here for more details.
Scout’s Tip #8: Tweet that you’re attending.
Click here to tweet that you are attending. Be sure to use the event hashtag #SMMW19.
Scout’s Tip #7: Have you booked your hotel room yet?
If not secure your room today before rates increase after February 25. Click here for more details.
Scout’s Tip #6: Take advantage of early networking events.
Tuesday, March 19 at 8PM, will be an informal meetup at the Manchester Grand Hyatt lobby bar. Wednesday, March 20 from 9-11:30AM, there will be movement classes at the convention center. Details soon.
Scout’s Tip #5: Plan Your Arrival
Social Media Marketing World kicks off on Wednesday, March 20 at 12PM/PDT for All-Access ticket-holders. Those with Marketer and Community tickets should plan on arriving in time for the opening keynote at 8AM/PDT on Thursday, March 21. The event ends on Friday, March 22 at 6PM. Many attendees plan to stay a few days extra and make a vacation out of their stay. Click here for the event schedule.
Scout’s Tip #4: Connect with others by joining a Facebook group. Click here for more details!
Scout’s Tip #3:We have some exciting frames you can use for #SMMW19
#3: You can also easily add a profile frame by clicking on your current profile picture, select “Add Frame”, then search for “Social Media Marketing World”. You will see two different frame versions to choose from.
#4: Check out this video to learn how to use these frames.
Scout’s Tip #2: Join the Chorus Today! Complete this form to join our 5th annual SMMW Chorus.
Scout’s Tip #1: Keynotes
All the keynotes have been selected, click here to see who is lined up to be your keynote speakers at #SMMW19!
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Detailed Agenda Coming Soon
Our detailed agenda (with workshop and session times) will be available by mid-February. Keep an eye on your email or here on the Attendee Portal for updates!
More Facebook Groups Added
Come find your tribe and start conversations with other attendees. Go here to check out all the groups!
NEW: Facebook Discussion Groups
We just opened a number of special Facebook discussion groups to help you connect with fellow attendees. Our goal is to help you find your tribe! Click here to see the groups available and start connecting today.
SMMW19 Hotel Information
Stay where the action is . . . Social Media Examiner has negotiated a limited block of rooms at a substantially discounted rate. Click here to learn more.
SMMW19 Dates and Information
Social Media Marketing World 2019 takes place in beautiful San Diego, California from Wednesday, March 20 to Friday, March 22, 2019 at the San Diego Convention Center for All-Access Ticket holders. Register today!