Wanted: Session ideas for SMX West
We want your input to help us plan our upcoming SMX West conference, which will be taking place on March 13-15, 2018. Specifically, we’d love to hear from you if you have an great idea for a session that you think should be on the agenda. And if you’re interested in speaking at the show, […]
We want your input to help us plan our upcoming SMX West conference, which will be taking place on March 13-15, 2018. Specifically, we’d love to hear from you if you have an great idea for a session that you think should be on the agenda. And if you’re interested in speaking at the show, the absolute best way to improve your chances of being chosen is to get involved at this point, by suggesting an awesome idea that really catches our attention.
We’re looking for two types of suggestions:
Session ideas for regular SMX sessions. Most sessions at SMX conferences are 60-90 minutes in length, and feature 2 to 3 speakers. Here, we’re not looking for solo presentations; rather, your idea should be a topic where multiple speakers can each weigh in with their own point of view, opinion and suggested tactics. You can let us know if you’re interested in speaking or would just like to see the session idea considered without nominating yourself to speak.
Session ideas for solo presentations. Solo presentations are keynote level, Ted-style presentations from industry visionaries. We’re looking for the best of the best: seasoned professionals, acknowledged thought leaders, inspiring communicators. People who will wow attendees with their insights and motivate them to chart new territory in their own online marketing campaigns. If you pitch to speak on a solo session, you really need to wow us to be seriously considered. Solo sessions are typically 22 minutes long.
New: Focus On Online Retail Track
We’re planing to feature a full day of sessions focusing on online marketing for ecommerce sites. We’re especially keen to hear from you if you’re a whiz at optimizing product feeds, are a master of search engine shopping ads, or have branched out to other platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Amazon, etc) to extend the reach of your campaigns. We’re looking for both panel and solo sessions for this track, so if you’ve got a great idea please do let us know.
Key Milestones For SMX West – Mark Your Calendar!
- Session Ideas Accepted: Through Tuesday, Oct. 31
- Agenda Posted: Week of Nov. 20
- Speaking Pitches Accepted After Agenda Posting: Through December 16
Don’t delay! The session idea suggestion form closes Tuesday, Oct. 31.
Chair, SMX West