The 2013 Social Media Summer Events Guide
School’s out for summer – but for marketers, the next couple months are a perfect time to catch up on the latest trends and technologies in social marketing (and not to mention a chance to visit some pretty exciting cities during the summer months) – while attending some of the hottest social media events of the year.
June 25-26, NYC
This two-day event will teach attendees how companies use social media and technologies to successfully launch customer experience initiatives that deliver measurable ROI, how to determine your organization’s level of customer experience maturity and create a road map to your vision of success, and how the best of the best customer experience leaders overhaul their strategies, organizations, and processes to get on top and stay there.
June 29, NYC
This year in New York City, Mashable will partner with VICE and Milk on June 29th for celebration that redefines social media as we know it: The Social Media Day of Reckoning.
There will be music, there will be dancing and there will be an unlimited supply of libations to ring in Social Media Day at midnight.
July 8-10, Seattle, WA
Launch your inbound marketing skills into outer space by attending this year’s MozCon! For three days, you will experience amazing, future-thinking content from industry leaders, deep diving into SEO, social media, marketing analytics, content strategy, data science, and so much more. You’re sure to come back home with a universe’s worth of actionable knowledge to start implementing.
July 23, Chicago, IL
On July 23 at the Gleacher Center in Chicago, speakers from leading health care organizations, including the Mayo Clinic and Advocate Health Care, will show health care execs and communicators, social media managers, PR pros, and marketing directors how to turn up the volume of your company message without busting your budget.
July 23-25, Chicago, IL
HR Pros and recruiters need optimize their strategies by using custom apps, tweets, or vendors to make it easy for company fans, employees, and followers to refer jobs to their own friends and followers.
This event offers expert insight into best practices, current trends, metrics, and statistics on today’s talent pool and how to effectively leverage social recruiting strategies to find the best candidates. The event provides sourcers, recruiters, and HR practitioners with information and knowledge to implement immediately to develop and grow your social strategy.
July 23, London, UK
Catriona Oldershaw, UK Managing Director at Synthesio will share real-life examples of how brands are using insights gained from global social media monitoring to innovate in different ways – whether it’s using social conversations as the fuel for marketing creativity, concept testing new ideas, being a Fast Follower or coming up with completely new product lines or service offerings.
July 30-3, San Francisco, CA
Launched in 2010, the PR Summit curates and assembles top media influencers, entrepreneurs, marketers, and public relations practitioners under one-tent. This highly culled and selected group takes part in intense panel discussions, debate, keynotes, breakout-sessions and networking. Conference attendees are then armed with insider information on the best-in-class social media, publishing, and communication programs. What works? Why? How?
August 22-23, San Diego, CA
Social Fresh is the social media conference you have always hoped for. Advanced content focused on actionable insights. No panels. Just one speaker at a time focused on quality success stories and tactics. Overflowing networking opportunities. Enjoy multiple happy hours, lunches, breaks, and a brainstorming break to meet and get to know other social professionals.
August 27-28, Dallas, TX
Social Media Strategies Summit isn’t just another discussion about the future of social – it’s THE event for companies actually doing social now. Your company is encouraged to send representatives from various departments within your organization so you can each take advantage of the various event tracks and session topics. This summit will offer networking opportunities with the “who’s who” in social media. Take advantage of this opportunity to mix and mingle with leaders in the industry and network with speakers, attendees and solution providers throughout the event.
Which events are you attending this summer? Have we missed any? Let us know in the comment section, and we’ll add it to our roundup!