No matter your niche, your product, or your service, you can be sure that Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms will play a crucial role with your business in the future, and there is no time like the present to get started! Whether you’re looking to get noticed, start a new marketing campaign, or extend your current social reach, getting to know these platforms is your road to leveraging them into real business benefits.
As if there were any other kind of business proprietor these days, check out these four conferences for social media-aware business owners:
1. New Media Expo 2013
Touted as the place “where content meets commerce,” the New Media Expo aims to help everyone in attendance to learn the best possible practices in taking their blog, business, or startup idea to the next level via social media.
This three-day conference will bring together business owners of all varieties in an effort to increase understanding of how social media can work in promoting products and services, serving as a great platform for an introduction to the topic for newbies, while still packing an informative punch for those who are old hands at using social media to their advantage.
When and Where: Pay a visit to Las Vegas, Nevada from January 6-8, 2013, in order to take in this year’s New Media Expo!
2. EmMeCon – Emerging Media Conference
An unique event that promises to provide a cozy environment where a limited number of professionals will divulge their social media secrets to all in attendance, EmMeCon 2013 will offer a unique experience among its peers, making it a great place to learn about the present – and the future – of social media for businesses of all sizes.
When and Where: This unique event will be held in the equally unique city of San Francisco, California, from January 28-31, 2013.
3. Social Media Strategies Summit 2013
One of the biggest social media events of the year, Social Media Strategies Summit combines all of the elements that business owners need to use Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms to their advantage. With lectures and workshops aimed at teaching new skills, along with breakout sessions that allow for the sharing of thoughts and ideas, there is simply no better place for entrepreneurs to learn how to leverage the power of social media for their business endeavors.
Besides getting a healthy dose of social media information and know-how, SMSS will also bring you presentations from some of the biggest brands in the world, each of which has taken on social media in unique and innovative ways, including American Airlines, CNN, Coca-Cola, Red Bull, Wells Fargo, and many more, giving you a taste of how these major business players found their way to social media success.
When and Where: Next year’s SMSS event will be held at Bally’s Resort and Casino in glitzy Las Vegas, Nevada from February 5-7, 2013 – book your room in advance via Luxury-Hotels.com!
4. MediaPost Social Media Insider Summit
Taking place over a full three days of learning and growth opportunities alongside some of the biggest players in brand management and social media marketing, the MediaPost Social Media Insider Summit is a mixer event that aims to offer just as many cocktail-drinking networking opportunities as it does educational tracts, helping everyone in attendance to leave with renewed inspiration, extended education, and a long list of new business contacts.
When and Where: MediaPost’s Social Media Insider Summit is set to be held from February 10-13, 2013 at the South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island, Florida, making this a perfect opportunity for a beautiful combination of professional growth and simple relaxation!
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Be sure to check out SMSS Las Vegas this February! As an attendee last year, I can attest to the power of this conference, wow! With a variety of new tracks added to the roster, it will be sure to be educational and engaging for EVERY type of person: Chief Executive Officers, Chief Marketing Officers, Chief Branding Officers, Business Owners, VPs, Directors and Managers of Marketing, Branding, Business Strategy, Customer Relations, Social Media, Public Relations, Social Media Assistants, Online Community Managers , Social Media Strategists, Business Development, Word of Mouth Marketers, Community Marketers, Media sales, Agency Account Managers, Entrepreneurs and more! Be sure to register before January 11th for $200 off registration.
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