SEMPO Members to Speak Out at Leading Industry Events
SEMPO Members Will Speak at Kelsey Group's Interactive Local Media 2004, AD:TECH 2004 New York and WebmasterWorld's Search Conference
Palo Alto, CA, November 3, 2004 - The Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization (SEMPO) announced today that several of its members will be speaking at major Internet marketing events in the month of November. These events include the Kelsey Group's Interactive Local Media 2004, AD:TECH 2004 New York and WebmasterWorld's Search Conference #7.
Interactive Local Media 2004 (ILM:04) will be held November 3-5 at the Hyatt Regency on the Hudson, Jersey City, New Jersey. ILM:04 is THE event for anyone with a vested interest in the future of the interactive local media marketplace. SEMPO is a sponsor of this event. Among the speakers are:
Barbara Coll, President and Chairperson, SEMPO Kevin Lee, Board Member, SEMPO Safa Rashtchy, Senior Analyst, Piper Jaffray, and member, SEMPO Advisory Board
AD:TECH 2004 will be held November 8-10 at the Hilton New York, New York, New York. AD:TECH is a conference and expo designed for marketers and agencies. AD:TECH focuses on providing the big picture about the market numbers, market trends and issues for interactive, integrated marketing that leverages all that technology and the internet provide. AD:TECH has recognized search engine marketing as a viable trend as the number of sessions dedicated to the topic has grown from one last year to five this year. SEMPO members among the speakers include:
Barbara Coll, President and Chairperson, SEMPO Kevin Lee, Board Member, SEMPO Dana Todd, Board Member, SEMPO Safa Rashtchy, Senior Analyst, Piper Jaffray, and member, SEMPO Advisory Board Young Bean Song, Director of Analytics, Atlas DMT, a SEMPO Sponsor Lee M. Baler, Senior Media Planner, DIGITAS Kelly Gay, Chairman, President and CEO, KnowledgeStorm Adam Glazer, Managing Director, Converseon Anne Holland, Publisher, Marketing Sherpa Gord Hotchkiss, President and CEO, Enquiro.com Larry Kerstein and John Tawadros, iProspect Rob Middleton, CSO, Fathom Online Tom Rielly, VP, Acronym Media David Verklin, CEO, Carat Americas
WebmasterWorld's Search Conference #7 will be held November 16-18, 2004 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. WebmasterWorld's Search Conference focuses on search engine marketing. WebmasterWorld is in a unique position to be able to find and identify people who are truly successful in their fields. All speakers are people who are known to be real-world authorities within their respective professions - people you can relate to and learn from. SEMPO members among the speakers include:
Brett Tabke, Board Member, SEMPO Christine Churchill, Board Member, SEMPO Dana Todd, Board Member, SEMPO Jessie Stricchiola, President, Board Member, SEMPO Kevin Lee, Board Member, SEMPO Noel McMichael, SEMPO Board Member Daniel Boberg, Director of Strategic Alliances, Overture, member, SEMPO Advisory Board Dave Carlson, President, Atlas one point, a SEMPO Sponsor Bruce Clay, President, Bruce Clay, LLC Mike Grehan, Editor, e-marketing-news Greg Jarboe, President and co-founder, SEO-PR Gregory Markel, InfuseCreative Anne Kennedy, Beyond Ink Barry Lloyd, CEO, MakeMeTop Bill Hunt, Search Effectiveness Team Leader, IBM.com, Global Strategies Derek Preston, Chief Technology Officer, Mirago Joe Morin, BoostMarketing Stephanie Leffler, CEO, Monstercommerce.com
Other SEMPO member speaker companies include Commission Junction and Looksmart as well as many individual members from the search engine marketing community.
SEMPO invites the public to attend these Internet marketing events and hear its members discuss the current state of the industry. Discounts for these events are available for SEMPO members.
About the Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization (SEMPO) SEMPO is a global non-profit organization serving the search engine marketing industry and marketing professionals engaged in it. Its purpose is to provide a foundation for industry growth through building stronger relationships, fostering awareness, providing education, promoting the industry, generating research and creating a better understanding of search and its role in marketing.
Representing thousands in 40 countries, SEMPO has more than 800 members. It represents the common interests of companies and consultants worldwide and provides them with a voice in the marketplace. SEMPO's education and outreach initiatives are funded in part by Yahoo!, Google, SMX, Search Engine Strategies, DoubleClick, Baidu, and MediaPost.