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Join Your Peers at the Premier Social Media Event for Public Safety Professionals and First Responders

February 4, 2020: Pre-Summit Workshops
February 5–6, 2020: General Summit

6 REASONS #SMSSUMMIT NEEDS TO BE THE EVENT YOUR AGENCY ATTENDS THIS YEARWe bring over 10 years of experience to social media education. That means you can count on a vetted, specially curated series of sessions and seasoned, experienced speakers to tackle topics that have the biggest impact on your agency or department’s social media strategy.

Your one stop shop for focused social media education. SMSsummit features three days of sessions, case studies, and in-depth workshops specifically dedicated to how public safety and first response agencies can leverage social media to better serve their communities.

Network with agency peers from across the country. With professionals representing agencies large and small from all around the globe, SMSsummit is your best resource for not only fresh ideas, but also new connections and relationships that will last far beyond the last day of the conference.

Experience a unique gathering of senior-level, cross-industry professionals. In addition to sessions specific to social media for first responders, you’ll have access to 30+ sessions from leading brand corporations giving a truly holistic view of the social media industry landscape.

Be your team’s social media champion! We’ll help you build the foundations of a sustainable, scalable social media policy that you can easily share with leadership and use to train and empower your team.

Learn strategies and tips for tackling issues most important to first responders including social media and crisis communications, humanizing staff, improving agency reputation, and building relationships with your community.

Assess and audit your current social media initiatives through real-life feedback, discussions and peer-to-peer learning. Leave with and results-focused initiatives you can immediately apply to your agency or department.

Presenting Thought Leaders You’ll Meet This is just the beginning of our growing line-up of public safety experts. More confirmed speakers coming soon!

Eric Hurst

Eric Hurst

Public Information Officer
South Metro Fire Rescue

Ronda Scholting

Ronda Scholting

Public Information Officer
West Metro Fire - Denver, CO

Trooper First Class Kelly Grant

Trooper First Class Kelly Grant

Public Information Officer
Connecticut State Police - Middletown, CT

Jonathan Baxter

Jonathan Baxter

Lieutenant Public Information Officer and Homeland Security Liaison
San Francisco Fire Department

Toni Schwartz

Toni Schwartz

Public Information Officer
Hawaii Department of Public Safety - Honolulu, HI

Mark Brady

Mark Brady

Public Relation Manager/Chief Spokesperson/PIO
Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department - Largo, MD

Edward N. Johnson

Edward N. Johnson

Public Affairs Director
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - SWT

Jeffrey D. Hickman

Jeffrey D. Hickman

Director of Public Affairs
State of Hawaii, Dept. of Defense

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Hear it straight from the marketers who have attended.

We know our community well — which means over the last 10 years we’ve fine-tuned how to build a compelling, relevant agenda that we know you’ll find the most informative and inspirational. This is what our attendees love most about our social media marketing programs.

  • “Empowering. Encouraging. Engaging. Love SMSS. Attend today! You won’t regret it.”

    Katie Neuman,
    Northwestern Publishing House Christian Books & Gifts

  • “If you are looking to network with others in your industry who understand the challenges you and your company is facing and are working to find solutions too, then the SMSS is for you!”

    Mary Baucom,

  • “Real-world ideas and inspiration from real-world marketers — this is one of my favorite social media conferences. I’ve attended for two consecutive years and have take home practices to implement both times. Great job!”

    Jeff Hoffelt,
    Filament Marketing

  • “This isn’t just for social media professionals. This summit is amazing for the entire marketing, digital, and social team!”

    Carly Yates,
    Warner Bros.

Download your copy of the brochure today.

Take your first step toward becoming a better marketer!

Who You’ll Meet

Who is in in the room with you has a serious impact on your learning experience. Get ready to join a room full of seasoned PIOs, communications leaders, marketers, and brand practitioners across industries. The best part: #SMSsummit makes it possible for you to meet everyone in the room!

Attending agencies and brands include:

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