Social Media Business Summit

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Social Media Business Summit Spotlight

Social Media Business Summit is a 3-day conference exclusively for business leaders. As an attendee, you’ll learn how to:

  • Create and implement your own social media marketing plan
  • Design a great blog with compelling content
  • Grow your business with Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Pinterest, and more
  • Reach and engage new customers online
  • Build loyal communities and evangelists for your brand
  • Create effective web videos and promote them through social channels
  • Use cutting-edge social media measurement and monitoring tools
  • Find out what customers are saying about your brand
  • Respond to both positive and negative buzz online
  • Use new media content to supercharge your SEO & SEM
  • Contribute real value in online conversations with customers
  • Educate your company and peers about social media

Featured Speakers

Dave Fleet Katie Richmand

Rick Wion

Beyond reminding folks how yummy the fries are, Rick’s efforts include social marketing, long-term branding, issues management, customer service and employee engagement. Using new trends and technologies to enhance digital storytelling around McDonald’s balanced menu options is also a key driver behind the brand’s endeavors.  Prior to McDonald’s, Rick was Vice President of digital and social media for GolinHarris in Chicago where he implemented digital-communications strategies for Fortune 500 companies including Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, and Dow.  Rick is also a former reporter, proud graduate from the University of Illinois, beer snob, Cub fan and lover of the McRib.

Dave Fleet

Based in Toronto, Dave Fleet leads a North America-wide team providing integrated social media services within Edelman’s Digital practice. Prior to joining Edelman, Dave developed and executed strategic and social media communications programs on the agency side for some of North America’s largest organizations, prior to which he worked in strategic communications in the public sector. An award-winning communicator with both public and private sector experience, Dave holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and is a member of the Advisory Board for the Dx3 Digital Trade Show and Conference.

Katie Richman

Katie is a Director of Social Media Strategy for ESPN Digital Media, and she is part of the startup team building ESPN’s new espnW women’s sports business from the inside up. Before espnW, Katie held roles in ESPN’s live Event Production department, with 2 years in X Games and Winter X Games production management. The travel was nice. Katie started her career in 2001 at MTV Networks Brand Creative. She went on to Oxygen Media in the startup days and had some crazy reality TV stints with Fabio.


Social Media Business Summit Sessions

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Social Media Business Summit Speakers

The Social Media Business Summit is a unique opportunity to learn from business owners and executives who use social media tools, strategies, and tactics to grow their brands, increase sales, and improve their businesses. Our incredibly knowledgeable speakers will tell you what’s working online—and what isn’t. Want to do social right? Our top notch speakers will help you get there.

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Social Media Business Summit Sessions

Be sure to sign up your CMOs, VPs of Marketing, marketing directors, social media and community managers, and advertising, PR and marketing strategists for some of the best new media sessions around! After attending our high-caliber presentations, business executives will be empowered with actionable items to increase brand exposure, pump up revenue, create and engage customers, and dominate the online space!

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The mega event for new media content creators and social media innovators!

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