Obsessed With SEO & SEM

You’re Obsessed With Search. We Are Too.

Search marketing continues to be the biggest and most powerful form of digital marketing. Search Marketing Expo has been the leading conference for SEO & SEM professionals since 2007, helping thousands of marketing practitioners succeed with actionable tactics.

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ACTIONABLE TACTICS

You’ll leave SMX with tactics, tips and techniques you’ll implement immediately to drive traffic, convert visitors and grow your business.

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PROGRAM BY SEARCH ENGINE LAND

SMX is programmed by Search Engine Land, the search marketing industry’s publication of record. You get all the great Search Engine Land content -- live -- from Search Engine Land’s editors and industry thought leaders.

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OBSESSED WITH SEM

There’s always a paid search advertising session for you to attend. SEM. All day. Every day.

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OBSESSED WITH SEO

You'll always find a session on search engine optimization happening. SEO. All day. Every day.

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ADVANCED CONTENT FOR EXPERTS

Fluent in search marketing? SMX speaks your language, with no dumbing-down. You’ll find many sessions that address SEO and SEM at a high-level.

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BEGINNER'S BOOT CAMP

New to SEO and SEM? The SMX Boot Camp gets you up-to-speed and prepared for the rest of the conference and to get to work.

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SOLO TALKS, PANELS, ROUNDTABLES & CLINICS

The format of SMX sessions are carefully selected to match the topic. Solo sessions offer deep expert dives. Panels provide a variety of viewpoints. Roundtables ditch PowerPoints when 100% discussion is helpful. Clinics address your specific needs.

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YOU'LL NEVER BE BORED

Ever been stuck at a single-track conference and bored with a particular topic? SMX’s multiple tracks means there’s always a session of interest going on. No yawning!

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FIND SOLUTIONS THAT MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER

The SMX Expo Hall is the largest gathering of search marketing solution providers. You’re certain to find one that helps you do your job better.

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THE NETWORK IS POWERFUL

Attendees. Speakers. Exhibitors. Meet them at structured and informal networking events. You’ll make valuable and lasting connections.

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YOUR HOME, YOUR COMMUNITY

SMX is the only event that’s 100% search marketing. We passionately believe that SEO and SEM deserve the spotlight. You’ll love coming home to a place that celebrates your work.

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INDEPENDENT & TRUSTED

SMX isn’t backed by a software company or digital agency. It isn’t a customer event that dabbles with the occasional search topic. SMX unbiased, vendor-agnostic content designed to help you succeed.



Brands That Have Attended SMX


2 Minute Video Tour Of SMX


Raves For SMX West

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SMX West is hands down one of the best conferences for SEO and SEM managers due to the breadth of topics covered and excellent speakers talking about what's happening *RIGHT NOW*. What really helps me justify attending this conference is the networking opportunities with the speakers and attendees. Each year I go to the conference with questions and I'll meet multiple individuals who can help answer my question as well as provide a fresh perspective so that I can solve the issues at hand and have new tactics and ideas to take into my next fiscal year planning sessions.

- Christi O., Bing Ads

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I came away with a lot of action items that I could implement almost immediately. There were also good high-level discussions on strategy and the future of the industry.

- Andon C., Mayo Clinic


Speakers & Featured Sessions

Opening Keynote

"What's The Future Of Search"

Behshad Behzadi

Director of Conversational Search, Google

 

Google

Experts Speaking At SMX

Annie Cushing

Annielytics.com

Wil Reynolds

Seer Interactive

Maggie Malek

MMI Agency

Sahil Jain

AdStage

Brands Speaking At SMX


Organic Search

Sessions Include

  • Getting AMPed: What You Need To Know About Accelerated Mobile Pages & Google
  • RankBrain: What Do We Know About Google’s New Machine-Learning System?
  • What You Need To Know About Google App Indexing
  • All Your Google Manual Actions Questions Answered
  • Essential Analytics Reports That SEOs Can’t Live Without

Paid Search

Sessions Include

  • How Dynamic Ads Can Supercharge Your SEM Campaigns
  • What Would Beyonce Do? 5 Fierce PPC Tactics To Make Your Account A Superstar
  • Yahoogling: What’s Up With Yahoo, Google & Bing
  • Mastering AdWords Scripts
  • Advanced Audience Targeting


Venue & Accommodations

SMX West was held at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, just minutes from the easy-to-manage San Jose International Airport (SJC).


Become A Sponsor Or Exhibit At SMX!

Grow your business by sponsoring or exhibiting at a Search Marketing Expo - SMX event! The SMX Audience is made up of senior decision makers involved in buying media, tools and services for their businesses.

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