Event Preview: SocialWest 2017

Event Preview: SocialWest 2017
Photo credit: Neil Zeller

“SocialWest is the largest social media and digital marketing conference on the prairies”

That’s the official tagline for SocialWest. It’s great, don’t get us wrong, but it’s not how we’d put it…

“SocialWest is a 2-day conference and 3-day networking fest that attracts the most talented, curious, and creative digital comms professionals in this country to an incredible venue and actually learn, study, and share what matters right now to do their jobs better.”

Whew. That felt good.

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SocialWest will once again blow minds without buzzwords at the Globe Cinema, June 14-16. Returning to the agenda are two days of speakers who bring the goods and new this year is an expanded welcome party to kick off the event, featuring The Hashtag Awards, SocialWest’s premiere social and digital marketing award’s show for Western Canadian businesses and agencies. The schedule is online now (and on the app!). Bonus for us, we get to listen to speakers from Google, Facebook, Twitter, and more present topics like:

  • How to interpret analytics and metrics to make strategic decisions and be a better storyteller

  • How do you measure the success of working with influencers

  • A survival guide for producing social media in a post truth world

  • The state of digital in Western Canada – 2017 – consumer habits & trends

  • Social media strategy: how to promote your perfect post

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Not to mention you’ll get to enjoy Beer Breaks, Gelato Breaks, Coffee Receptions, After Parties and more. Join us! SocialWest passes may be hard to find these days, but The Hashtag Awards on Wednesday, June 14 are open to everyone and are perhaps the best place to meet SocialWest attendees and local all stars. Doors open at 6 p.m. (awards are presented at 7 p.m.) and tickets include a Wild Rose Brewery beer and light snacks.

 Check out this video from SocialWest 2016. See you at the big show!