The 2013 Fall Social Media Events Guide
Fall is just around the corner, marking the first days back to school for students, but for marketers and PR professionals, the learning doesn’t stop at the textbooks. With ever-changing developments in social media, marketers need to stay on top of the latest in industry trends.
We’ve compiled a list of upcoming social media events this Fall, that is bursting with sought-after speakers and expert panels in attendance, discussing the most relevant social media topics. So, which ones will you be attending this year?
September 9 – 12, 2013, Cleveland, Ohio
With the growth of the content marketing industry, there is no better place to learn about topics that include Managing Content Marketing and the ROI of Content Marketing than at Content Marketing World, the brainchild of the “Father of Content Marketing,” Joe Pulizzi, and his Content Marketing Institute. CMW is undoubtedly the largest gathering of content marketing professionals in the world. Check out an example of what you might see being presented with Joe’s recent presentation on The State of Content Marketing in 2013:
Social Media & Web Analytics Innovation
September 12-13, 2013, Boston
This summit will play host to 30+ industry expert keynote presentations. Top analytics professionals will be sharing invaluable insight into their field providing a platform for discovery. Over two days there will be breakout workshops, panel sessions and over 20 hours of networking opportunities.
SMAC New York (Social Media and Compliance in Financial Services)
September 18, 2013, NYC
Whether just starting your organization’s social media initiatives or looking to improve an existing program, SMAC New York will provide valuable insights from those on the frontlines of social media. Social media and compliance are proving to be a huge liability for all companies, but none so much as those within the financial services industry. As social media technology forges ahead at a rapid pace, safeguards are lagging behind. Regulatory guidance is evolving, but will your firm, and the industry, be able to comply with new regulatory guidelines and catch up with technology requirements?
Incite: Marketing Summit
September 18-19, 2013, New York
Learn how to drive engagement and sales through customer-centric, multi-channel marketing – without crippling complexity. Speakers include CMOs from Skype, L’Oreal USA, Sears, Hertz, Aflac, StubHub and more. Learn how to get customer-centric; develop a cohesive multi-channel strategy; build unique customer experiences; and much more.
Incite: Communications Summit
September 18-19, 2013, New York
Learn how to Strengthen your brand and build advocacy through internal collaboration, better listening, and multi-channel communications. Speakers include CCOs from Molson Coors, Chobani, BASF, Dow Jones and more.
September 20, 2013, Portland, ME
AOC is an in-person and online conference dedicated to helping you leverage the three most important channels in digital marketing today: search, social & mobile. By understanding how your business or non-profit can utilize search (to be found), social (to engage), and mobile (to be right where your customer needs you to be), you can level the playing field and build your business regardless of the competition.
September 23-27, 2013, Various cities
Social Media Week is a worldwide event connecting people and organizations globally, through collaboration, learning and sharing ideas. This year, 10 cities around the world will celebrate the tremendous social, cultural and economic impact of social media.
2013 We First Social Branding Seminar
September 24-25, 2013, Los Angeles
The We First Seminar is more than a conference – it’s a thought leadership and executive training summit focused on helping you lead today’s new social and mobile marketplace and grow your business by doing good. With a peer-group of over 200 leaders from the most influential brands and non-profits in the world and an extraordinary speaker lineup, you’ll learn how to harness the power of brand storytelling and the latest social and mobile technologies to build your company’s reputation, bottom line, and social impact.
Oct. 1-23, 2013, Online
Join nearly 3,000 fellow marketers at the online mega-conference designed to empower and inspire you with social media marketing tactics—brought to you by Social Media Examiner. You’ll be led by 45+ of the world’s top social media marketing pros—live from your computer wherever you are in the world! You’ll discover powerful business-building tactics as the experts reveal their newest social media marketing tips and practical, real-world, proven examples.
October 9–11, 2013, Boston
At B2B Forum, you’ll gain insight from professionals who understand that while every business may face the same choices there’s no one right choice that suits every business. You’ll learn what new ideas are out there and how to choose the best options for your marketing programs. Plus, you’ll learn how to move from decision to implementation to inspired sensation.
October 22 – 25, 2013, Silicon Valley, California
OMS provides expert-led education and collaborative engagement on the latest insights, best practices, and strategies in digital marketing. They cover every aspect of the discipline while providing contextual relevance on how it influences and impacts marketing and business at-large, enabling practitioners of all levels to immediately create greater impact within their organization and with their audiences.
Corporate Social Media Summit San Francisco
November 13-14, 2013, San Francisco
The Corporate Social Media Summit is your one-stop-shop for all the latest social media insight and best practice. It gives you a 360 degree look into building, operationalizing and initiating a successful social media strategy at your company.learn from the very best including Southwest Airlines, Dell, and American Airlines. Plus you will network with over 200 corporate peers.
Which events are you attending this fall? Have we missed any? Let us know in the comment section, and we’ll add it to our roundup!