Obsessed With SEO & SEM

June 3-5, 2019
Bell Harbor International Conference Center

Networking Events

At SMX Advanced, you’ll connect with hundreds of like-minded marketers eager to exchange ideas, experiences, and advice. You’ll meet prospective clients, partners — even future talent — and grow your circle of professional contacts. Check out all of the events we’ll be hosting June 3-5:

Community Meetups

Monday, June 3: 5:00pm-6:00pm

Listen up, SEOs! Search Engine Land’s Barry Schwartz will lead a discussion about Google’s March 2019 core search algorithm update. Were you affected? Spend time discussing the fallout and other hot issues at this SEOs-only gathering.

Calling all SEMs! Search Engine Land editor-in-chief Ginny Marvin will lead a discussion about the latest announcements and changes in paid search. How are your strategies, tactics, skill sets evolving? Come join fellow PPCers to share ideas and learn how others are responding to and preparing for an even more automated paid search landscape.

Opening Reception

Monday, June 3: 6:00pm-7:30pm

Join us for a casual evening reception with fellow attendees, speakers, and invited guests. You’ll enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres,and a dazzling rooftop view of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, Puget Sound’s Elliott Bay, and the Seattle skyline.Not too shabby! This event is sponsored by Bruce Clay Inc. (The registration desk opens Monday evening at 5:30pm. Arrive early to pick up your conference materials!) 

Open Perspectives

Monday, June 3: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Block 41
115 Bell Street
Seattle, WA 98121

Join us after the Opening Reception for Open Perspectives, hosted by Microsoft. Open Perspectives is an event for all, regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation or ability, focused on exploring principles of inclusion and inclusive marketing. Together in an insightful panel discussion, we’ll explore how to increase empathy, raise awareness of advocacy, and leverage inclusion as a foundation for productivity and creativity at work. Please preregister for this event here.

Expo Hall Reception

Tuesday, June 4: 5:45pm-6:45pm

The Expo Hall Reception is a perfect opportunity to meet and mingle with market-defining vendors setting up shop at SMX Advanced. Enjoy drinks and snacks while chatting with exhibitors and learning about the tools and services that can make you a more effective digital marketer. This event is sponsored by Botify. 

The 2019 Search Engine Land Awards & Afterparty

Tuesday, June 4: 8:00pm-10:30pm

The Search Engine Land Awards recognize individuals, agencies, and internal marketing teams within the digital marketing community who have demonstrated excellence in executing organic and paid search marketing campaigns and research initiatives. This is the largest (and the most fun!) awards show in search. Don’t miss out!

The 2019 ceremony and afterparty will take place at the Seattle Museum of Pop Culture. (Doors open at 8:00pm, ceremony starts at 8:45pm.) The best part? Entry is included with your SMX Advanced pass! A big thanks to our sponsor, Microsoft Advertising!

Network Online Before and During SMX Advanced 2019

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.

Registered with an All Access pass? Join the official SMX event group. The SMX All Access attendee only Facebook group will allow you to easily interact with others before, during and after the show. We’ll approve your request as quickly as possible. It’s a great opportunity to participate in discussions, questions and show announcements prior to arriving on site!

Follow our Facebook SMX Fan Page to network with others, take part in conversations, and keep up with SMX news and announcements throughout the year.

Twitter: SMX — Tell the world you’re coming to SMX by using the #smx hashtag on Twitter! You can also keep up before, during and after the conference by following our Twitter feed.

LinkedIn: SMX — Member of LinkedIn? Join the SMX group and connect with others who are interested in our conferences.

Instagram: SMX — Love taking photos? We’d love to see yours from the show. Follow Search Marketing Expo and share your photos by tagging them with #smx.

Youtube: SMX — Make sure to check out the SMX YouTube channel for video clips from SMX!

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