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By now, you’ve read about the exceptional agenda and the incredible lineup of speakers coming to SMX® Advanced. But there’s another aspect of attending SMX that is just as, if not more, important: Networking.
Networking is a cornerstone of the SMX conference experience. At SMX Advanced, we’re thrilled to host you and more than 1,500 of your search marketing peers at our classic networking opportunities, both formal and informal, as well as the 4th annual Search Engine Land Awards, held for the first time in Seattle. Brands that have attended SMX include:
SMX Advanced draws the best and the brightest professionals working across the digital marketing spectrum, from in-house to agencies, B2B to B2C, Fortune 500 to SMBs. Won’t you join us June 11-13? We’d love to see you there.
Here’s a closer look at the networking events on our calendar:
In-House SEO & SEM Community Meetup
Monday, June 11 — 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Do you wonder how other companies are doing SEO or SEM in-house? Meet other digital marketers who internally manage SEO or paid search for small to large brands, B2B products and services, or other types of organizations. Join us for an informal discussion about how marketers like you are overcoming the challenges faced in day-to-day tasks. Open to in-house and brand marketers ONLY.
Meet & Greet Opening Reception, Sponsored by Bruce Clay, Inc.
Monday, June 11 — 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Join us for a casual evening reception with fellow attendees, speakers and invited guests. You’ll enjoy cocktails, hors-d’oeuvres, and a dazzling rooftop view of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, Puget Sound’s Elliott Bay and the Seattle skyline. Not too shabby!
Janes of Digital, Sponsored by Bing
Monday, June 11 — 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Come for the cocktails, stay for the connections. Microsoft started Janes of Digital to create space for important conversations about diversity and inclusion. Join us at the Olympic Sculpture Park for a thought-provoking discussion on key issues facing women in the workplace (men, you’re welcome and encouraged to participate!). This event’s topic is “See Something. Say Something. Do Something.” Space is limited, so register today!
“Obsessed with…” Lunch Tables
Daily, Tuesday, June 12 – Wednesday, June 13
Lunchtime at SMX Advanced serves up more than delicious chow. Sign up for one of our “Obsessed with…” tables and enjoy thoughtful conversation with attendees who share your interests. We’ll post the schedule and topics of discussion shortly so you can review the options and reserve your spot online. Stay tuned!
Expo Hall Reception
Tuesday, June 12 — 5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
The Expo Hall Reception is a perfect opportunity to meet and mingle with the 30+ market-defining vendors setting up shop at SMX Advanced. Enjoy drinks and snacks while chatting with exhibitors and learning about the tools and services that can make you a more effective digital marketer. See who’s exhibiting!
The Search Engine Land Awards & Afterparty, Sponsored by Google
Tuesday, June 12 — 8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Join us for an unforgettable evening celebrating the work and achievements of your search marketing community. The Search Engine Land Awards show is the most respected awards event in the industry and it is an honor to welcome all SMX Advanced attendees to Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture for the 4th annual ceremony and celebration.
Stick around with your fellow SEM superheroes and SEO rockstars for the afterparty, featuring surprises and special entertainment, including exclusive access to the MARVEL and Nirvana exhibits! This is an amazing community experience that celebrates the best in our industry, from small to large agencies and from search marketers working independently to those in global brands. You won’t want to miss this event!
Choose your perfect pass
There are a few different ways to join us at SMX Advanced, depending on your goals and budget:
- The All Access Pass gives you the complete SMX Advanced experience: all sessions, keynotes, clinics, networking events and amenities, including full breakfasts and hot lunches. Register now for just $1,995 — $300 off on-site rates!
- The Networking Pass is perfect if you want to mingle with attendees and vendors. Explore the Expo Hall and enjoy access to select sessions (plus the Search Engine Land Awards!). Register now for just $199 — $20 off on-site rates!
Whichever pass you choose, you’re guaranteed to have a fantastic time at SMX Advanced. For over a decade, this show has attracted the best and brightest in the search marketing community, and you deserve to be among them. Secure your seat now!
We look forward to seeing you in Seattle!
Psst… Want to enhance your experience at SMX Advanced? Add an immersive full-day workshop! Choose from six pre-conference workshops led by recognized industry experts in SEO, paid social, conversion optimization and more.
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