Networking At SMX East 2016
Meeting your fellow attendees, speakers and exhibitors is a big part of the value of attending SMX East. Check out these networking activities for All Access and Networking pass attendees. Those with listings that include the logo are open to Expo+ pass holders. Please read the SMX Code of Conduct which is observed at all conference functions.
Make sure to check back for updates – we’ll be adding to this schedule!
SMX Orientation: Optimizing Your Conference Experience
Monday, September 26 from 5:30pm to 6:00pm
New to SMX? Don’t miss this quick intro and be ready to get the most out of the conference.
Location: Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
Lower Level – Gramercy Room
811 Seventh Avenue
SMX East Meet & Greet
Monday, September 26 from 6:00pm – 7:00pm
240 West 54th St
Start your SMX East experience off right! Arrive early, pick up your badge and then join us for an informal evening reception with fellow attendees, speakers and invited guests. This event is open to All Access pass holders.
Meet & Eat Networking Lunches and “Obsessed with…” Tables
Tuesday, September 27 through Thursday, September 29
There are two ways to get more out of lunch at SMX than just hot meals! All lunches are included for SMX East All Access pass holders. You’re certain to sit with knowledgeable and engaging people.
Like the experience to be a little more structured? Sign-up for an “Obsessed with…” Table. These are great opportunities to continue the conversation with others who share your interests. “Obsessed with…” topics will be posted a few weeks before the conference.
SMX Expo Hall Reception
Tuesday, September 27 from 4:45pm – 6:00pm
Expo Hall hours:
Tuesday, September 27: 12pm-6pm
Wednesday, September 28: 10am-4pm
Trust us. The SMX Expo Hall Reception is the most fun you can have in an Expo hall. Everyone can join us to talk, relax and have drinks and snacks while you visit with all of the market leading solutions providers in the Expo Hall. See the full list here. pass holders welcome.
Janes of Digital
Tuesday, September 27 – 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Venue: Shop Studios
528 W 39th St, Floor 3, New York, NY 10018
Janes of Digital is a stylish event, is a platform for women who work in search and digital and is a place where all are welcome – this includes men. Come for the panel discussion on equity, diversity and inclusion. Stay for the drinks, networking and stimulating conversations. There is limited space so pre-registration is requested. Learn more and RSVP now: http://www.janesofdigital.org.
Landy Awards Gala
Wednesday, September 28 – 8pm to 11pm
Join search industry leaders and fellow colleagues as we “Celebrate the Power of Search” and honor the winners of the second annual Landy Awards presented by Search Engine Land!
The cost of admission is $175 (Ticket prices rise to $200 after September 25*) which includes access to the awards ceremony and cocktail party reception packed with flowing libations, passed hors d’ouevres & gourmet food stations, entertainment and dancing. A portion of proceeds also benefit charity.
Plan to celebrate with search marketing industry peers and colleagues in style!
*Dress code: formal cocktail to Black Tie attire requested.
The Landy Awards Gala will take place at the elegant Edison Ballroom, 240 W 47th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenue), New York, NY 10036
*Space is limited, so secure your spot today!
Recap & highlights from the 2015 Landy Awards
Network Online Before and During SMX East 2016
The resources below will help you connect with others who have similar interests or work areas before you come to the show, so that you can have a successful conference network experience when you arrive. Check out these tools and ways you can share blog posts, photos and videos.