April 12–13, 2023

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


Presenting Thought Leaders You’ll Meet Online

Learn from a mix of industry leaders who will share the proven social media strategies they use to grow their agency's online communities. 

Amanda Hunter

Amanda Hunter

Public Information Manager
Pasco Sheriff's Office

Austin McDaniel

Austin McDaniel

Communications Director
Alaska State Troopers

Kate Kimble

Kate Kimble

Public Information Director
Larimer County Sheriff's Office

Jeremy Warnick

Jeremy Warnick

Director of Communications & Media Relations
Cambridge Police Department

Ty Wood

Ty Wood

Public Information Officer
Clovis Police Department

Wendy Aguilar

Wendy Aguilar

Media and Communications Specialist
Sacramento Fire Department

Yael Bar tur

Yael Bar tur

Law Enforcement and Public Sector Social Media Consultant

Rebecca D'Auria

Rebecca D'Auria

Public Affairs Specialist
Orange County Sheriff's Department

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SMSsummit is the premier social media conference for solution and service providers to engage directly with a targeted audience of decision-making public safety and first responder professionals. Learn more about how we can create a unique sponsor experience for your company.

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Two jam-packed days tailored to your role in public safety.
Don't miss this First Responder social media conference!

We bring over 10 years of experience in social media education. That means you can count on a vetted, specially curated series of sessions and seasoned, experienced speakers to tackle topics that impact your agency or department’s social media strategy.

Share experiences and learn new social media strategies with your first response and public safety colleagues from around the globe — virtually!

Network with agency peers from across the country. With agencies from around the globe, SMSsummit is your best resource for fresh social media ideas.

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.

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.

Get all your social media questions answered through speaker Q&A, live chat, and discussions with other attendees.

Assess and audit your current social media initiatives. Leave with and results-focused initiatives you can immediately apply to your agency or department.

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Who should attend

If you're a First Responder, Command Staff, or professional that manages your public safety agency's social media channels, this event is for you!

  • Public Information & Public Affairs
  • Administrative Support
  • Communications
  • Digital Marketing & Digital Media
  • Emergency Management
  • Social Media & Content Management
  • Community Service, Education & Outreach
  • Community Affairs
  • Public Relations
  • Media Relations
  • Customer Service
  • Digital Engagement

Hear what public safety professionals think about our summit

Ahhhh! (That's a healthy exhale! not a scream!) The solidarity! Such a great opportunity to hear from people in the same profession and understand the hurdles of social media and policing.”

Oakland Co. Sheriffs’ Office, Michigan

This conference had a very supportive atmosphere. Even though we couldn't see each other face to face, I felt like I was supported by my peers”

Lexington County Sheriff's Department

This summit is the peak of social media education for government employees! There's so much valuable information to learn about social media and how to use it, plus the online portal is super easy to use!”

Madison County Council of Governments

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