The Social Media Strategies Summit
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GSMI is a leader in the industry of executive education, creating conferences, summits, workshops and training sessions that combine rich learning environments with the opportunity to network with today’s most relevant thought- leaders, speakers and practitioners. GSMI’s annual events have reached 70% of the Fortune 500 companies, in over 30 countries, and cover topics that today’s leaders find most challenging and inspiring. More information about Global Strategic Management Institute and the Social Media Strategies Summit can be found at: http://www.gsmiweb.com

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Wildfire is the leader in social media marketing software and the only social media marketing company to have received an investment from Facebook’s fbFund. Our patent-pending technology allows large brands, small businesses, and agencies to create social campaigns and pages, communicate with their social audience, and measure their own and their competitors’ social media performance. Intuitive and affordable, our software is simple enough for the least tech-savvy manager yet flexible enough for the most creative marketer. Wildfire serves thousands of companies, including Facebook, Amazon, Ogilvy and Target, and has offices in California, Chicago, New York, London, Paris, Munich, and Singapore.

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Cipher’s social media intelligence tracker SocialNet.Works’ can be configured to meet your individual preferences, and to collect and share social medial content and analytics with other users in your organization. SocialNet.Works provides you with direct access to more than 135 social media platforms and blogs across 114 countries, published in more than 50 languages. Our system is fully searchable and allows you to create customized individual dashboards to monitor a wide range of social media activity on any unlimited topics of your choice on a real time basis. In addition, Cipher as a custom web development shop offers customizable software platforms for knowledge management, competitive and market intelligence, SharePoint data and social media. Visit us at www.cipher-sys.com.

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In 2009, Patrick Baynes and Nathan Egan left their jobs at LinkedIn and started a B2B social business consulting and training company focused on helping large organizations adopt LinkedIn.

Since then, PeopleLinx has worked with more than 50 global brands to help them leverage social business to achieve their corporate objectives. In late 2011, based on client feedback and demonstrated market need, PeopleLinx began integrating its best practice methodology into a comprehensive software solution.

PeopleLinx now offers a SaaS platform to deliver greater value to its clients. This powerful tool delivers results across organizations, helping clients scale their activity in social business and achieve their overall business objectives.

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Media Partners:

Every day, Marketwire plays a critical role in shaping the conversations that happen in newsrooms, corporate boardrooms and social networks around the world, helping communicators move markets, change public opinion and affect consumer behavior.

For everyone from a start-up to a Fortune 500 enterprise, Marketwire is a social communications company that provides its clients with powerfully simple solutions: Global press release distribution, industry-leading Sysomos social media monitoring and analytics, and a fully integrated marketing communications platform for content creation, optimization, distribution and measurement.

Marketwire is majority-owned by OMERS Private Equity (www.omerspe.com), which manages the private equity activities of OMERS Administration Corporation and today has $6.4 billion of investments under management. OMERS Private Equity is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices in New York and London.

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Software Developer's Journal is an on-line magazine which treats about software development. Our magazine is useful for everyone interested in programming, managements, testing, development – both professionals (developers, testers, managers) and hobbyists.

To satisfy our readers, we present the latest solutions, as well as older, proven technologies. We understand that the key question is ‘how’, so all the theoretical issues are illustrated with clear, practical examples and complete projects.

Our credo is to share the knowledge with professional software developers. We create Software Developer’s Journal with developers for developers.

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CMSWire.com is a popular web magazine published by Simpler Media Group, Inc. Our daily updates keep you in the know about digital Customer Experience Management, Web Content Management, Enterprise 2.0 and Enterprise Information Management.

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JEMSU™ is a full service internet marketing firm based in Denver, Colorado. We service clients throughout the United States and the world who are in need of strategy and marketing expertise to take their products and services online. We take a dynamic approach to each client we work with, creating a custom plan of action for their products and/or services. As a marketing company we are committed to getting results for our customers. This includes more traffic, more conversions and the best ROI possible. Our main services include: Search Engine Optimization, Pay-Per-Click Marketing, Website Development, Affiliate Marketing, Social Media Management, Email Marketing, and more!

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MarketsandMarkets is a full service and consulting firm that produces strategically analyzed full length reports track more than 10 industries. M&M plans to launch industry-wise and country wise market tracker for all the verticals tracked. This intelligence database comprising of about 60000 reports a year will form one of the world's largest intelligence resources worldwide. MarketsandMarkets has effectively used technology to automate management of large and complex data for forecasts. MarketsandMarkets aspires to help its client to achieve sustainable growth by providing incisive business insights into their respective business partners. Our 200 global strategic accounts with topline revenues in excess of USD 1 Billion annually. Delivered syndicated research studies to top publishers globally on a subcontracting model. The major industries that we cover in our market intelligence deliverables are Pharma & Biotech, Telecom & IT, Healthcare & Life sciences, Chemical & Advanced Material, Electronics & Semiconductors and Foods & Beverages.

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The Social Media Portal (SMP) http://www.socialmediaportal.com is a news and information directory mapping all aspects of social media globally.

SMP showcases social media technology with free resources benefiting academics, advertisers, businesses, marketers, PRs, researchers and more.
With SMP you can:

- Add your site/s, press releases, campaigns, research & events
- Find sites by type & category
- Search sites by defined criteria, including age groups & content type
- See the relationships between businesses & stakeholders
- Find advertising & business hot spots
- Grow, share, evolve with social media & networks

Find us on Facebook http://facebook.com/SocialMediaPortal and
Twitter http://twitter.com/SMPOnline

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Founded in 2008, The Next Web is one of the world’s largest online publications that delivers an international perspective on the latest news about Internet technology, business and culture. With an active, influential audience consisting of more than 5.1 million monthly visits and over 7 million monthly page views, The Next Web continues to expand its global presence on its website with the addition of new channels and content partnerships, as well as through events in North America and Europe.

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ReportsandReports comprises of an online library of 50,000 reports, in-depth market research studies of over 5000 micro markets, and 25 industry specific websites.

Our client list boasts of almost all well-known publishers of such reports across the globe. We, as a third party reseller of market research reports employ number of marketing tools such as press releases, email-marketing and effective search engine optimization technique to drive revenues for our clients.

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Elemental http://www.elementalcomms.co.uk simplifies global brand communications, PR and marketing between businesses and stakeholders.

Whether it is for large organisations, niche businesses, start-ups or SMEs, Elemental creates messaging to reach your audience in rapidly evolving and challenging environments, positioning your brand with confidence. Elemental's area of expertise includes:

- B2B / B2C public relations & comms
- Traditional media & online PR
- Social media marketing
- Brand building & lead generation
- Online reputation management
- Copywriting, media relations & training
Brand experience includes adidas, InfoSpace, Intel, New Line Cinema, MGM MIRAGE, Reebok, Russell Athletic, Topman, Ubisoft, Universal and more.

Follow us on Facebook http://facebook.com/ElementalComms and
Twitter http://twitter.com/ElementalComms

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Since 2005 Brick Marketing has become one of the premier SEO and search engine marketing firms in the United States. What makes Brick Marketing unique are several key factors: Personal Service, Reasonable Costs & ROI focus. The strategy for every client and project, big or small is handled personally by 
Brick Marketing President and Founder, Nick Stamoulis. With over 12 years of industry experience, Nick Stamoulis is truly vested in every client and project.

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Best Web Design Agencies is the independent authority on web design agencies located in the United States. We are dedicated to finding the best agencies when being compared to all of those in the United States to give customers the best possible service available. This includes different types of web design agencies including flash and ecommerce design. Our website provides access to our independent rankings, the directory service, latest media and job openings for the best web design agencies in the United States.

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The independent authority on search vendors, topseos.com, evaluates and ranks the top internet marketing companies. Categories ranked by topseos include: search engine optimization, pay per click management, affiliate marketing, social media optimization, and many more. Since 2002, topseos has been a trusted resource for businesses looking to launch or improve internet marketing campaigns. The pathfinder service allows topseos to work directly with you to help find companies that best fit your business needs. Why waste time searching through thousands of sites with false promises? Go straight to the authority, gain insight into the industry, and work with the best

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Visibility Magazine, founded in 2007, has become the guide to latest trends in internet marketing. Visibility conducts interviews with CEOs, shares opinions, reviews products, and provides a wealth of information about the movements in the industry. Additionally, Visibility will reach many fringe businesses that may have been contemplating entering or expanding their Internet marketing campaigns. Visibility is published quarterly and covers a wide range of topics including, but not limited to, organic optimization, pay-per-click marketing, website analytics, affiliate marketing, and press release distribution. Visibility embodies high-quality content, good sense, superior taste, and the character of conscientious journalism.

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PR NewsChannel is a global newswire created by journalists. We’re affordable, effective and offer unparalleled customer support.

Our journey began after taking a hard look at the press release distribution industry. We found that the perceived industry leaders failed to pay enough attention to quality. They appeared to be more interested in volume.

Feedback showed that leading newswires consistently received poor marks from their members for customer service and ROI (return on investment). Customers felt they were being overcharged and the news distribution companies had under-delivered.

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Millions of people are searching online for businesses like yours every single day. With press release services from PRWeb you can get found fast, and found first.

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IT Briefcase is a targeted online publication that attracts qualified business and IT professionals who are actively researching business integration solutions.

Our growing audience can expect to view the most up to date industry news, articles, whitepapers, webcasts, and blogs in additional to IT Briefcase original editorial content showcased in the “Fresh Ink” and “IT Analyst Blog” sections of our website.
Some of the topics we cover include BI, BPM, Cloud Computing, Data Storage, Health IT and Open Source. A full list of the topics we cover can be found on the right hand side of our website.

Whether your focus is lead acquisition, lead nurturing, or producing a virtual event, IT Briefcase is a powerful resource for marketers who need drive leads for their organization in a cost -effective and flexible way.

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The Social Media Monthly is the first and only print magazine devoted exclusively to unlocking the truly explosive power of social media for its readers.

Inside every issue, we’re on the frontlines showing innovators, thought leaders, and extraordinary everyday folks how to do something new, something different, and something more with social media.

We explore the timely trending topics that really matter to you, including penetrating interviews and stories with today’s who’s who in social media, the latest leading-edge platforms, new and original apps, important marketing strategies, and so much more of the juicy good stuff that savvy readers like you crave.

Founded in 2011 and published by Washington, DC-based technology group, The Cool Blue Company, The Social Media Monthly went from pie-in-the-sky idea to print in just 53 days. Three weeks later, the magazine secured national distribution with Barnes & Noble and can now be found in 20 countries around the world, Walmart Canada, and airports across the U.S.

Named “One of the Fifteen Hottest Magazine Launches of 2011” by MIN, we’re the preferred choice of forward-thinking start-ups, entrepreneurs, marketers, analysts, strategists, teachers, and students – people like you who want to be the first to get their hands on the latest and greatest next best thing social media has to offer.

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Become a Sponsor

If gaining access and awareness with our audience of innovators and influencers is important to the future of your brand, please contact us as soon as possible.

Sponsoring The Social Media Strategies Summit gives your brand direct access to these influencers: before, during, and after the conference itself. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities please contact Michael Roche at 888.409.4418 or email him at michael.roche@gsmiweb.com