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  • Join us at SMSsummit - Chicago 2013!

    GSMI is excited to be returning to Chicago! Be sure to secure your seats early as seating is limited. To assure attendees get the full benefit of an intimate summit, we only offer a limited number of seats.

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  • Start Your Chicago Experience Early with Pre-Summit Workshops!

    Learn even more at SMSsummit Chicago by registering for a Pre-Conference Workshops*. Get a head start on your week by taking advantage of this opportunity to extend your Social Media education.
    *Additional registration fee required.

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  • Chicago Agenda Announced!

    For a third year we have gathered the brightest minds in the social media marketing to present emerging strategies, tactics and case studies in the successful use of social media. This summit will consist of one full day of hands-on workshops and two summit days with three tracks: Business to Consumer, Business to Business & Small to Medium Business.

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  • Post-Conference Networking Reception

    This special 1-hour networking reception will include conference participants and speakers who are interested in networking, discussion, collaboration, and intense conversation about social media strategies and innovation.

    Don't wait, get your seat today!

    Engage and learn from the best and brightest
    in the social media strategies industry!

    Jonathan Stringfield
    Jonathan Stringfield Jonathan Stringfield
    Umang Shah
    Umang Shah Umang Shah
    Richard Goldsmith
    Richard Goldsmith Richard Goldsmith
    Maya Grinberg
    Maya Grinberg Maya Grinberg
    Ed Brill
    Ed Brill Ed Brill
    Jennifer Dominiquini
    Jennifer Dominiquini Jennifer Dominiquini
    Daniel Maloney
    Daniel Maloney Daniel Maloney
    Emily Christner
    Emily Christner Emily Christner
    Jim Newcomb
    Jim Newcomb Jim Newcomb
    Adriel Sanchez
    Adriel Sanchez Adriel Sanchez
    Meridith Valiando
    Meridith Valiando Meridith Valiando
    Glenn Selig
    Glenn Selig Glenn Selig
    Michele Wingate
    Michele Wingate Michele Wingate
    Jen Cohen Crompton
    Jen Cohen Crompton Jen Cohen Crompton
    Lori Ruff
    Lori Ruff Lori Ruff
    Mike O'Neil
    Mike O'Neil Mike O'Neil
    Shani Higgins
    Shani Higgins Shani Higgins
    Jonathan Hyman
    Jonathan Hyman Jonathan Hyman
    Katie Brown
    Katie Brown Katie Brown
    Elly Deutch
    Elly Deutch Elly Deutch

    Implement Real Social Strategies in Your Company Today

    Two Full Days of Interactive Learning!
  • Monitor, Measure, & Report Your Company’s Analytics
  • Reduce Advertising Costs with Social Media
  • Increase Internal Collaboration for a Successful Social Program
  • Reach Your Prospective Consumers Across Key Platforms
  • Engage Media and Key Influencers with Your Social Media Campaign

  • The Chicago summit will provide attendees with emerging strategies, the latest social tools, and insights from successful social media marketing campaigns through three unique tracks of break-out sessions -
    Social Platforms
    Internal Collaboration
    Measures, Metrics
    and Analytics


    What are attendees saying about SMSsummit?
    Gabriella M. Israel
    @audiencemachine @GSMIonline Really impressed with the #SMSsummit so far. Definitely a hidden gem. Great speakers and a very great lunch

    Who Should Attend:

    Everyone and Anyone interested in learning, from the best, how to harness the power of social media to further your brands reach and impact.

  • Chief Branding Officers
  • Business Owners
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Chief Marketing Officers
  • 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
  • Chicago Attendees will learn to:

  • Build Your Audience and Identify Prospective Consumers
  • Integrate Traditional Marketing with Your Social Media Campaign
  • Measure, Analyze, and Report Your Company’s Analytics
  • Reduce Advertising Costs with Social Media
  • Adapt Your Organization’s Customer Service by Incorporating Social Media
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    9 Social Media Tools for Every Marketing Professional
    Social Media | By Shirley Pattison | Thursday January 29, 2015

    The internet is an ocean of information, filled with endless amounts of useful tools we can use as marketing professionals. The continuous development of new apps and platforms means that we are constantly trying to stay afloat and ahead of […]

    The post 9 Social Media Tools for Every Marketing Professional appeared first on Social Media Strategies Summit Blog.

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    The Fantastic World of Deep Learning
    Social Media | By Corey Padveen | Wednesday January 21, 2015


    I recently wrote an article about some emerging technologies marketers need to know about and I thought I would go into some detail about a particular field that is of great significance to all of these emerging industries: deep learning. Deep […]

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    10 tools for social media success
    Social Media | By Elly Deutch | Tuesday January 20, 2015


    If you ask any of the top Social Media Strategy Summit speakers who gave their advice on 2014 Learnings and 2015 Predictions, all of them would tell you that they wouldn’t be where they are today if it weren’t for […]

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