Networking Events At SMX® West 2018
Meeting your fellow attendees, speakers, and exhibitors is a big part of the value of attending SMX West. Check out these networking activities for All Access pass holders and exhibitors.
Events open to networking pass Expo+ pass holders are designated with the symbol:
Please be sure to read the SMX Code of Conduct, which is observed at all conference functions with no exceptions.
Make sure to check back for updates – we’ll be adding to this schedule!
Featured Event – Google Dance: Networking Reception at Googleplex
Wednesday, March 22 – 7:30pm to 11:00pm
The good folks at Google are hosting a party for SMX West All Access attendees! Don’t miss this incredible experience — affectionately known as Google Dance* — at the famed Googleplex campus.
Want to attend? Be among the first 500 people buying a 3-day All Access Pass and you’ll automatically be registered. Transportation will be provided. (Sorry, 1-day All Access Pass holders are not eligible.)
* The term “Google Dance” was coined to describe the changes in search rankings after an algorithm update. It’s also the name of an annual gathering for search marketers that Google hosted at its Googleplex headquarters from 2002 through 2008. The Google Dance was revived in 2016 as a special networking event for SMX West conference attendees. You can learn more about Google Dance here.
Location: Main Google Campus
SMX Orientation: Optimize Your Conference Experience
Monday, March 20 - 5:30pm to 6:00pm
Monday, March 20 – 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Start your SMX West experience off right! Arrive early, pick-up your registration materials, and join us on the 2nd floor Ballroom Foyer of the San Jose Marriott, for an informal evening reception with fellow attendees, speakers and invited guests.
This event is open to All Access holders and exhibitors.
Avoid the morning registration rush and pick up your badge, drink tickets, and registration materials at the convention center SMX West Registration Desk, open 5:30pm – 7:00pm Monday evening.
Meet & Eat / “Obsessed with…” Tables
Daily, Tuesday, March 21 – Thursday, March 23
There are two ways to get more out of lunch at SMX than just hot meals!
All lunches are included for SMX West 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 to enjoy lunch at an “Obsessed with…” table. These are a great opportunity to continue the conversation with others who share your interests. We’ll post the schedule and topics of discussion for the tables several weeks prior to the conference and you can reserve your spot online.
Tuesday, March 21 – 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Check out all of the solutions offered by the SMX West exhibitors during the Expo Hall Reception.
You’ll enjoy drinks and snacks while meeting your fellow delegates and learning about tools and services that can make you a more effective internet marketer!
This event takes place in the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. See who’s exhibiting.
pass holders welcome.
Tuesday, March 21 – 7:30pm to 9:30pm
2 South Market St.
San Jose, CA 95113
Network Online Before & During SMX West 2018
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.