SEMPO Cities Chicago: Digital Marketing Summit

10/22/2015

When: 10/22/2015
3:00 PM
Where: Website Magazine
999 E Touhy Ave
Des Plaines, Illinois  60018
United States
Contact:
Pete Prestipino (Sign in to view e-mail address)

Event Details




SEMPO Cities Chicago: Digital Marketing Summit




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Details
When : Thursday, October 22, 2015; 3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where : Sessions will be held at the Website Magazine Offices and networking at the building next door (addresses below).



SESSIONS: 999 E Touhy Ave, 5th Floor, Des Plaines, IL 60018

NETWORKING: 1011 E Touhy Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60018
Cost : This event is FREE for SEMPO members and $25 for non-members.
Description
Join fellow search marketing professionals at the SEMPO Chicago Digital Marketing Summit. The event will include a series of presentations from some of the brightest minds in digital, as well as an evening of networking, a brief keynote (description below) by SEMPO's own Dana Todd, and a showcase of technology and marketing solution vendors to help brands of any size make the most of their digital initiatives. 




Sessions
3:00 : Capitalizing on the Growth of Digital (Peter Prestipino, Website Magazine Editor-in-Chief)

3:30 : SEO-Friendly Web Design (Steve Krull, Be Found Online)

4:00 : Link Building Master Class (Travis Bliffen, Stellar SEO)

4:30 : Social's Influence on Search (Todor Krecu, Mobile Monday)

5:00 : The Rise of Voice Search (James Turner, Microsoft)

5:30 : Website Audits (Roundtable)

 

6:00 : Networking

7:00 : Keynote: The State of Search (Dana Todd, CMO at SRVR)

7:30 : Networking



Presenters/Presentations
 
+ KEYNOTE: The Death of Keywords, and Other Dark Tales of Search Marketing

The death of search marketing has been pronounced, repealed, and pronounced again - and yet it keeps rising from the grave, cannibalizing other tactics, and mutating into something new each year. Come hear SEMPO co-founder Dana Todd tell you the tales of future past and reincarnations to watch for, as we celebrate the decade of search marketing professionalism that moved us from witchery to wizardry.

+ Capitalizing on the Growth of Digital

Learn about the tactics and technology solutions that are enabling enterprises to rapidly accelerate their growth in both the physical and digital world with Website Magazine Editor-in-Chief (and event host) Pete Prestipino.

+ SEO-Friendly Web Design

Speaker: Steve Krull, Be Found Online 

Description: Web design plays a major role in not only the user experience, but how well sites rank on search engines. Learn what may be preventing your site from achieving higher placement in the results pages.
View the presentation here. 

+ Link Building Master-Class

Speaker: Travis Bliffen, Stellar SEO

Description: The secret to high search placement is no secret at all - it's links! Discover prove tactics to acquire links from a experienced search engine optimization professional.
View the presentation here.
+ Social's Influence in Search

Speaker: Todor Krecu, Mobile Monday

Discover the tactics used by today's top brands to leverage their social media presence for greater awareness on the search results pages. 


View the presentation here. 

+ The Rise of Voice Search

Speaker: James Turner, Bing Ads (Microsoft)

 Voiced search is poised to grow. Discover how to optimize for this new reality, how to analyze to find hidden patterns, and target the sweet spot of voice. 
View the presentation here.

Thank you to our generous sponsors:








Bing Ads



Design & Promote



Be Found Online



Stellar SEO






 



Local Sponsorship Opportunities
For local SEMPO Cities sponsorship please reach out to the contact listed above for more details.
Cities Sponsor (Gold) $500
Online


    Logo and link placed on event marketing materials:

    • Event registration site

    • Inclusion in event emails


    Mention in SEMPO social media channels


In-Person


    Two free registration tickets


    One Speaking or moderating slot


    Inclusion of collateral on registration desk


    Logo on signage/PowerPoints


    Vendor showcase display table


    Accessory contribution to end of event goodie bag


Post Event


    Logo included in post-event e-mail to local registrants


    Logo remains on dedicated event registration page


Cities Sponsor (Silver) $250
Online


    Logo and link placed on event marketing materials:

    • Event registration site

    • Inclusion in event emails


    Mention in SEMPO social media channels


In-Person


    Inclusion of collateral on registration desk


    Logo on signage


    Vendor showcase display table


    Accessory contribution to end of event goodie bag


Post Event


     Logo remains on dedicated event registration page





Cities Sponsor (Bronze) $100

 
Online

    Logo and link placed on event marketing materials:
    Event registration site 
    Mention in SEMPO social media channels

In-Person

    Vendor showcase display table  
    Accessory contribution to end of event goodie bag

Post Event

     Logo remains on dedicated event registration page

 
Vendor Showcase ($75)
Sponsor provided with space for a showcase vendor display table at event networking




Global Sponsorship Opportunities
SEMPO Cities Month ($10,000; Limit of 5 sponsors per year)
P rojecting 1,000 live attendees across 20 cities, the multi-event opportunity is the most cost effective sponsorship program that SEMPO offers for your return on investment. Package discounts apply to companies which also sponsor 2016 Member Forum. For global Cities Month sponsorship please contact sponsorship@sempo.org for more information.
Online

    Logo and link placed on SEMPO Cities Month marketing materials:

    • Cities event registration webpages

    • Dedicated SEMPO Cities Month emails

    • SEMPO newsletter



    Mention in SEMPO social media channels


In-Person


    10 SEMPO Cities Month Registrations Included (max 2 per event up to 5 events)


    Inclusion of collateral on registration desk


    Logo placed on SEMPO Cities Month event marketing materials:

    • Logo on event signage

    • Logo on pre-session and intermission hold slides


Post Event


    Dedicated custom HTML email sent on sponsor behalf by SEMPO to registrants


    Logo on post-event surveys and blogs


    Logo remains on the dedicated SEMPO Cities Month web page