The chance to learn cutting-edge, proven SEO and SEM tactics is what makes SMX East a must-attend event. But connecting with others who share your interests and challenges is just as valuable.
At SMX East, you’ll have the opportunity to meet with more than 1,500 others like you, whether you work in-house or at an agency, B2B or B2C, at a Fortune 500 company or a SMB.
SMX Meet & Greet
Monday, September 28, 6:00–7:00 p.m.
Get off to a good start at SMX East. All Access Pass holders are welcome to attend an informal evening reception with fellow attendees and speakers. Sponsored by Bruce Clay.
SMX Orientation: Optimizing Your Conference Experience
Tuesday, September 29, 8:30–8:50 a.m.
SMX first-timers can download the 411 on the conference: accessing presentations, WiFi, power food, networking and great content. Meet members of the SMX programming team and other newbies prior to the start of the conference.
Networking Lunches And Birds Of A Feather Tables
Tuesday, September 29, through Thursday, October 1
Lunch is included for All Access Pass holders. Make the most of lunchtime by meeting up with fellow attendees in a relaxed, informal setting.
If you’re looking for a more structured experience, sign up for a Birds of a Feather Table and take advantage of a great opportunity to continue the conversation with peers on a particular area of interest.
SMX Expo Hall Reception
Tuesday, September 29, 4:45–6:00 p.m.
Discover solutions that will help you do your job better at the Expo Hall Reception. Enjoy snacks, drinks and conversation while learning about innovative tools and services that will accelerate your performance as a search marketer. Sponsored by Stone Temple Consulting.
Janes of Digital
Tuesday, September 29, 7:30–9:30 p.m.
Join the growing community of women (and men, too) who are toasting and supporting each other’s efforts in the digital and search space. Appetizers, cocktails and a panel discussion with industry leaders await you.
The focus will be on how individuals and organizations can foster a mindset and environment that help women build their personal brand and develop their careers. Presented by Bing.
SMX After Dark Party & Search Engine Land’s “Landy Awards” Celebration
Wednesday, September 30, 8:00–11:00 p.m.
Don’t miss out on the charity bash of the year! Join us at BB King’s Blues Club for Search Engine Land’s “Landy Awards” presentation, followed immediately by SMX After Dark, the networking highlight of SMX.
Winning a Landy is certain to become the most prized honor for search marketers. Join us to see who wins. Then stay for SMX After Dark and enjoy the open bar and musical entertainment.
Best of all, your $75 donation will benefit two worthy charities: BeTheMatch.org and CODE.org.
Additional details and locations for all our networking events can be found here.
Register for an All Access Pass and pay $1,795 for ROI-boosting paid search and SEO tactics, keynotes, clinics and career-defining connections. Upgrade your pass by adding a pre-conference workshop that takes a deeper dive into local paid search, SEO, advanced AdWords, social PPC or international search.
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