Know More. Do More. Presented by Raven Internet Marketing Tools & Expion Social Media Explorer brings Explore to Minneapolis! Join us Aug. 16-17 for an expanded, two-day event that brings the leading digital and social media marketing practitioners and thought leaders to the Twin Cities. Explore events are geared to "push the thinking" and help you drive your digital and... [read more]
Know More. Do More. Presented by Raven Internet Marketing Tools & Expion Social Media Explorer brings Explore to Minneapolis! Join us Aug. 16-17 for an expanded, two-day event that brings the leading digital and social media marketing practitioners and thought leaders to the Twin Cities. Explore events are geared to "push the thinking" and help you drive your digital and social media marketing forward. Join Jason Falls (CEO of Social Media Explorer and co-author of No Bullshit Social Media) and an incredible lineup of speakers this August for a mind-blowing day of learning, networking and fun. Speakers scheduled to attend include: The Now Revolution co-author and leading social media marketing consultant Jay Baer, Tom Webster of Edison Research, analytics thought leader Chuck Hemann, allen & gerritsen's Tamsen McMahon, Exact Target VP of Marketing Jeff Rohrs, SME Digital's Nichole Kelly, mobile marketing expert Tim Hayden, B2B expert Kipp Bodnar of HubSpot, Minneapolis's own Arik Hanson of ACH Communications, email marketing guru DJ Waldow, Brand Driven Social's Nick Westergaard and many, many more. And you won't want to miss our "fireside chat" session between Falls and the Ad Contrarian himself, Bob Hoffman. (Think WWE cage match with less spandex.) A full agenda will be announced here soon. Check back often or go ahead and register -- we'll update you as more speakers and sessions are finalized. Reserve your seat now for the third in a 2012 series of one-day, intensive seminars and workshop events designed to help the business owner, marketing professional, public relations practitioner and even non-communications discipline professionals understand a deeper, more strategic approach to digital and social media marketing for their business. REGISTER AND RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW! Seats to this event are limited! Don't wait and miss out. You may have missed the early registration discount, but this event is still a great value at only $450. Registration includes a Thursday cocktail reception, breakfast and lunch on Friday, networking and invitation to Explore's private online community for ongoing learning and collaboration. SEE BELOW FOR AN EXCLUSIVE HOTEL DISCOUNT FOR THURSDAY NIGHT! SPEAKERS In addition to the speakers listed above, we'll have even more digital marketing and social media marketing experts, including brand-side marketers bringing practical case studies to the table. The event also features a "fireside chat" between Jason Falls and the Ad Contrarian himself, Bob Hoffman, who has long been critical of the social media marketing space. The discussion is sure to spark fireworks and several new perspectives on the digital marketing space for all involved. For more, visit our Event Website at GoToExplore.co/cities/minneapolis. TOPICS Nothing makes an event better than strong content. Our topics will include developing an ROI framework for your business; how to operationalize social media across the enterprise; how research and data fuel more effective marketing campaigns; how to approach multiple channels for an integrated marketing campaign; incorporating mobile marketing into your strategies; content marketing to wow your audience; how to turn mobile customers into passionate fans; managing social content; the one secret to driving action through social media and many more. SPONSOR EXCELLENCE In addition to excellent speakers, Explore brings experts to the table in the form of our sponsors. Social technology companies bring their best to the event, providing you with additional advice, ideas and usefulness. Our sponsors for Explore Minneapolis include presenting sponsors Expion and Raven Internet Marketing Tools; Navigator Sponsors NetBase, 44Doors, Spredfast, Oracle-Vitrue, Visible Technologies, HubSpot, Fan Tools and Edison Research; and Compass Sponsors uberVu, RedEApp, Que Publishing, Pure Driven and MarketingProfs. FACILITY & CATERING Explore will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis at 1500 Park Place Boulevard, Minneapolis, Minn. The event will feature a Thursday cocktail reception, and breakfast and lunch Friday. Thursday dinner and Friday cocktail hour options will be on-your-own, but more formal, sponsored events may be added. HOTEL The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis is offering a special rate to Explore attendees. The rate is $109 per night. Make your reservations by calling1-800-245-9190 and tell them you're with the Explore Conference and need the Social Media Explorer rate! You'll get the preferred price for a night's stay. DO NOT WAIT! SEATS ARE FILLING QUICKLY! Explore is one of the best values for the investment in the social media marketing education space. See what previous attendees had to say about their learnings at our Twitter aggregate site ExploreTweets.com or by searching for out Twitter hashtag - #GoToExplore Explore promises to expand on that success by bringing the best thinkers in the business to Minneapolis to help you do more with your digital marketing.