Social Media Marketing World 2017 is the must-attend Social Media Conference Event of the year.
I’m coming at you with 7 Reasons Why you should put Social Media Marketing World at the top of your Digital Marketing Conference “must-attend” lists.
…and two ways that you can attend Social Media Marketing World.
Social Media Marketing World 2018 will be the 6th Year of the event. It will be my 6th year attending and the 5th time I will speak at this event.
I couldn’t be more grateful to be part of (in my opinion) the best Social Media Conference in the World.
It’s the biggest, no doubt, (with over 120+ sessions from the World’s Leading Social Media Experts) but it’s also the best. Don’t believe me? Check this out:
After watching that video, I may not need to convince you of why you should attend (because I know you want to).
But first, I wanted to share two ways you CAN attend.- tickets for Social Media Marketing World 2017 are rising between now and the event so the sooner you jump the more discounted the tickets are:
2 Ways to Attend Social Media Marketing World
1 Buy a Ticket, Jump on a Plane and DO IT!
This is my first recommendation. Just do it. Grab the chance to attend the event and buy your ticket here.
You’ll get access to all the 120+ sessions live and access to the virtual pass for later.
Many brands and small business owners who have attended have seen massive growth in their business through marketing practices they have implemented after attending.
I know countless people who have had huge opportunities arise from the amazing networking opportunities.
More of that later, but first, if you can’t wait, and you are doing a happy dance already, click this link and grab your ticket.
And come and see me …. live, in person… I’m referring to both of us!
2 Grab a Virtual Ticket and Enjoy the Event in Your PJs (No Flight Required)
Now before you go crying about not being able to make it to Social Media Marketing World 2017 in person, consider getting a virtual ticket.
It’s your next best option.
Nobody gets to attend ALL the sessions live anyway, so either way you’ll rely on the virtual ticket to catch the sessions.
You get all 120+ sessions, access to the LInkedIn Community and you’ll save on flights, accommodation, meals and jetlag.
Watch the virtual pass anytime, anywhere or in your PJs.
If that doesn’t convince you then you can read more about the Social Media Marketing World Virtual Ticket Here.
Now that you have your two options, let’s jump in and take a look at WHY you should take me up on one of them for attending Social Media Marketing World 2017 (in person or virtually) .
IMPORTANT: I am a proud partner of Social Media Examiner events so if you purchase using my link then I’ll receive a commission…. but please message me on the contact form of this website as I have a surprise for you if you do ;o)
7 Reasons You Must Attend Social Media Marketing World
1 Keep up with the latest Social Media Marketing Trends and Best Practices
The quality of the presentations is amazing – you’ll always go away with something to take action on. From blogging to live streaming to podcasting to video and all the social media platforms – you can hone in on your areas of interest or need and learn what you need to learn.
And if you miss it there’s always the virtual pass!
The speakers are chosen from the best of the best social media experts (there’s over 120+ sessions) from around the world.
There’s also a mix of keynote sessions and workshops, so if you are someone who wants to jump in and go deeper on a topic, book in for a workshop (at no extra cost).
But don’t take my word for how awesome the speakers are – listen to what they say about the event.
In this video, you’ll hear just how much they love it (including my interview at the 2016 event) and why it’s a great place to meet and network with industry leaders:
2 Network like a BOSS
Social Media Marketing World is one of the best social media marketing conferences I know for solidifying real relationships from those you have made online.
You’ll literally have the opportunity to network like a boss if that is the way you roll.
In fact, this digital marketing conference has been set up to cater for plenty of networking time. It’s woven throughout the 3 days – at parties, between sessions, breakout room… whatever your style is (even if you are an introvert) this conference is set up to cater for you and ensure you meet the right people to help your business grow.
3 Meet the World’s Top Social Media Marketing Experts
At Social Media Marketing World 2017 you’ll literally bump shoulders and have some amazing conversations (and make connections) with people who are on the cutting edge of social media marketing and content marketing.
The speakers don’t just speak and run. They stay and play and they’ll interact with you (come and chat with me!).
I guarantee you that you’ll be blown away by how approachable the speakers are. I’ve seen speakers miss lunch because they stop and chat so much on their way to the food.
*Side Note: If you chat with me at lunchtime, let’s walk in the general direction of the food, picking up anyone else who wants to come along…so nobody goes hungry!
4 The Virtual Ticket has Got Your Back
As I said above, if you attend Social Media Marketing World 2017 you’ll also get the Virtual Pass!
So if you miss a session, you can relax, because the virtual pass has you covered.
And (sob) if you can’t meet me there in person this year, then be sure to join me virtually with the Virtual Pass.
5 It’s Bloody Fun!
Social Media Marketing World 2017 is going to be bloody fun? How do I know? Because every year it is!
I know that I sound a little Australian by saying so, but trust me, this is a FUN event.
And that’s not just because of the number of Australian’s that make the long haul flight. Oh yes, we do.
So… yo, listen up, if we Aussies can make the long haul flight, you sure as heck can handle a short one, ok?
But seriously, from the first night, the constant chatter, networking, amazing presentations and buzz will excite you.
And the opening night party on the Midway is one of the highlights for sure!
I mean, where else can you ride an aircraft simulator at a social media conference? Just avoid riding with me… I went on a mission inside one of these with Zach from Canva and we spent a lot of time upside down.
6 San Diego
Let’s not kid ourselves.. the location has a HUGE impact on whether you want to attend an event somewhere, right?
Well, when it comes to location, San Diego is one of my favourite places in the world.
Social Media Marketing World 2017 is being held in San Diego for the 5th year and I think it is here to stay… but you never know.
Why not make this year the year you’ll attend?
From the San Diego Beaches to the OMG Sunsets and the beautiful restaurants and bars just a walk away in the Gaslamp Quarter (or along the harbour)… what more could you want.
Bring the kids, go to Legoland, visit the Zoo… my kids loved it when they came with us a few years ago.
I mean seriously, check this video out….. could this city BE any more perfect?
Oh, and the days are sunny in March!
7 First Class Conference Experience
Social Media Marketing World 2017 will be a digital conference like no other. Every year this conference gets better. Make sure you are there.
Every year this conference gets better. Make sure you are there. The Social Media Examiner team pull out no stops to make you feel welcome and there’s a team member at (seemingly) ever corner to help you get what you need.
The Social Media Examiner team pull out no stops to make you feel welcome and there’s a team member at (seemingly) ever corner to help you get what you need.
Whether it’s the nearest coffee or the session you are heading to….. Just ask them.
In fact I’ve never heard anyone complain about Social Media Marketing World’s team or customer service… and as a speaker their support is second to none, so we all end up on stage relaxed, happy, excited and ready to deliver.
So, how about it? Are you coming?
It’s not too late to grab your ticket to Social Media Marketing World 2017. You can still benefit from significant discounts by purchasing before the event.
Or if you can’t make it live and in person to San Diego in March [insert sad face] then grab the Virtual Ticket instead.
Over to You
Are you joining me in real-life or virtually at Social Media Marketing World 2017?
Let me know in the comments below!
NOTE: I am a proud affiliate for all Social Media Examiner events including Social Media Marketing World. If you purchase a ticket I will get a commission but I only recommend events that I speak at or attend and love, so you are in good hands.
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