8+ Events in Social #PR and Search Marketing


Social PR Events to FollowSocial media, public relations and search marketing pros are always learning and one of my most shared #SocialPRSecrets is never stop learning! Attend as many conferences as you can each year and include some that are outside your box.

Besides staying up to date in this crazy ever-changing social PR world we’re in, you can network with some of the most trusted industry leaders!

Social PR Secret: Studies show that if you buy a speaker a drink; they will give you free advice! 🙂

Here are some of the upcoming digital marketing events you won’t want to miss this fall! And remember, if you can’t attend the live event, you can always follow the hashtag!

PRSA Webinar August 26, 3-4 p.m.

Mobile PR SecretsPublic Relations and Mobile PR Hook-up  

*Lisa Buyer is speaking!

Hello? It’s Mobile calling to say that public relations pros need to pick up.

During this webinar you will learn how to use mobile marketing in an efficient way that maximizes customer satisfaction and reach while creating an ideal image for your brand or organization.

Some of the topics I will be covering during this webinar include mobile content dos and don’ts, mobile opportunity for PR, and mobile PR optimization and strategies.

Ring ring, the future is calling. Are you going to answer?


Social Media Week Miami September 22-26, Miami, FL

*Lisa Buyer might be speaking!

Welcome to Miami! It’s big! It’s social! It’s Social Media Week 2014! More than 100 inspiring sessions and high-profile speakers will dive into content tracks like business, technology, and society under the theme “The Future of Now: Always On, Always Connected.”

Students and soon-to-be-grads pay close attention! What happens at this conference can spell big things for you. There will be a job fair (yes, you read that right) to connect students with the local professional community! More fun things to look forward to include nightly theme-oriented parties, powered by social technologies.

Learn more about Social Media Week Miami!


#SMXEast September 30-October 2, New YorkLisa Williams at SMX

Waaaa! I will not be at this conference. But you should. Sign up to learn viral content tips from the founder of Buzzfeed along with a line up of some of my favorite allstar speakers including, but not limited to: Lisa Williams, Joanna Lord, Bruce Clay, Marty Weintraub, Amy Vernon, Matt Siltala, Luke Summerfield and the SMX team.

Bonus Tip: Wanna be an SEO Hero? If you are looking for a crash course in SEO, check out Bruce Clay’s SEO Workshop and gain a better understanding of the entire SEO process along with the tools and techniques that matter most in 2014.


#Pubcon October 6-9, Las Vegas, NV

What can be better than a week in Las Vegas mixed with my favorite conference friends? I’m a Pubcon addict, I admit it.  But more importantly, Forbes named it a must-attend conference and an INC. top conference for growing your business! Pubcon starts where other social media and digital marketing conferences end and this year’s conference (the biggest gathering of search and social media innovators they have ever assembled) promises amazing speakers, keynotes, exhibitors, and sponsors.

I’m particularly excited about the Masters Group Training held on October 6th! A complete day of industry-leading social media, Google and Facebook advertising, and organic SEO learning, can you say social PR dream-come-true?!

If you can make it, take the social media plunge and sign up for the Masters Group Social Media track for SMM and SMO training from Krista Neher of Boot Camp Digital, Jabez LeBret of Get Noticed Get Found, and myself. Expect some actionable take-aways you can bring back home and put to work for you immediately!

Celebrate the 15th year of Pubcon, get your passes here.

*Reminder: Register before August 1, 2014 for the Early-Bird Pubcon Las Vegas rate.


Social Media Summit East November 3-5, Tampa, FL

Looking for sunshine and a glowing social media tan? Meet me at here and find me on the panel talking about why a company’s digital newsroom is mission critical. What better words to describe this event than “electric, exciting, energized.” Social Media Summit East promises to inspire and teach you how to use social media to to grow, become more profitable, and attain higher levels of success, prosperity, wealth, happiness and freedom.

This conference offers speakers who are nationally known social media authorities, authors and entrepreneurs and the long list of those attending is still growing! Each speaker is an expert in their field and offers unique and valuable advice that is sure to help you gain insight into the social media world.


#SMXSocial November 19-20, Las Vegas, NV

*Lisa Buyer is speaking!

Hydrate. It’s Social Media Boot camp in Las Vegas. That means learn the social media ropes all day and drink and play the slots all night.

Sometimes it can be difficult to play the right “social media” cards when you are constantly being dealt a new hand. If you have ever felt like this, this #SMXSocial conference is for you.

This conference will teach you that successful social media marketing means sorting through opportunities, demonstrating results to management, and juggling your limited time and resources.

Get on the SMXSocial bootcamp track for end to end learning. From Social Media 101 to Twitter for Business. I’m heading the class on social media advertising opportunities on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and more. Let’s do this!

If online training is more your style, find ongoing online digital training happening at Boot Camp Digital with lead trainer and best selling social media author Krista Neher. From basic training to advanced master level modules, Neher is a top notch digital marketing expert. Her programs offer a one-two punch that will turn your social media and digital teams into a lean and mean marketing machine.

Online Marketing Institute offers crash courses and subscription style courses in all aspects of digital marketing. Headed by Aaron Kahlow, you can find me on the instructor roster along with dozens of other top-notch speakers.

Want more events in PR, marketing and social? Check out Mashable’s growing list of events.

If you can’t attend these events, don’t forget to join the conversation so you can still soak up some social PR knowledge!




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