Dear CEO: Send Your Social Media Team To These ConferencesDear CEO: Send Your Social Media Team To These Conferences

Dear CEO: Send Your Social Media Team To These Conferences

With ever-changing algorithms and updates across all social media platforms, it’s crucial that your social media team attend conferences.  Investing in passes for your team is the best possible way to get an ROI on the funds you have allocated to have a social media team.

“Investing in your education and quality facetime with peers is invaluable,” says Jason Keath, who has run the social media conference Social Fresh for the past five years. Social Media conferences are more than just watching keynote speakers and taking notes. The environment promotes collaboration with individuals who are experts on different social platforms.

“The key to social media marketing  ROI is never stop learning,” Lisa Buyer, who has attended over 50 social media conferences as both an attendee and a speaker.   “Keep investing in your team’s social media continuing education and your company will reap the benefits of always being current and on trend.”

Pump up the social media team success rate

Conferences are also a great way for your social team to network and potentially bring in new business. Many people have the misconception that social media conferences are only attended by those working in that field, but the reality is that the it’s made up of a wide range of businesses from lawyers, doctors, and entrepreneurs from various industries.

Yaas! 10 Conferences Your Social Media Team Will Say Yaas!

So now that you have realized the benefits of sending your team to a social media conference, here are some of the top ones to attend:

1)     Ana Digital & Social Media Conference – July 25-27, 2018 #ANADigital

2)    Content Marketing World – September 4-7, 2018

3)     Inbound – September 4-7, 2018

4)    Pubcon Las Vegas – October 16-19, 2018

5)    EvenTtech – November 12-14, 2018

6)    Social Fresh – December 5-7, 2018   

7)    Social Media Strategies Summit – February 2019

8)    Digital Marketing Innovation Summit – February 27-28, 2019

9)    Pubcon Florida – March 5-7, 2019 

10)  Social Media Marketing World – March 20-22, 2019

11)  The Social Shake-Up – May 6-8, 2019

12) *Bonus Conference for the spirit and reality entrepreneurship*

       Baby Bathwater – September 6-9, 2018


Invest in your business and make the commitment to stay ahead in a world that is dominated by social media.


If you can’t attend the conference in person, make sure your team follows  the hashtag, it’s the next best thing to being there.

Lisa Buyer
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Lisa Buyer
Looking for the latest Social PR trends or digital life hacks? Meet Lisa Buyer, a subject matter expert in public relations/social media and a recovering digital life junkie. She is the author of Digital Detox Secrets and Social PR Secrets with the foreword by Guy Kawasaki. Lisa brings 20+ years of PR experience always staying ahead of the curve as an early adapter integrating PR, SEO, and social media. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, and niche brands. Industries include technology, marketing, real estate, health, wellness, and yoga.