Join Social Media Day Miami #SMDAYMia June 29th, 2014

Mark your calendars for June 29! Mashable’s Social Media Day returns to Miami – #SMDayMIA – for a whole day of networking, education, and fun!

Meet other South Florida social media influencers while learning about the latest trends.

We will be hosting the conference at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts with more than 25 different speakers and panels throughout the day. There will also be a post event where you can talk about your day’s experiences and a pre event where you can meet speakers!

Mark your calendars for June 29!

Meet the Speakers!

Meet the speakers at the pre-event

Hear the Speakers

Listen to the panels and ask questions

Enjoy the After Party!

We have a great after party lined up at The Nest, sponsored by LIQSshots.

The Speakers

Bert Oliva

Bert Oliva

Human Behavior Expert

Bert's Topic

Digital Tools for Mobile Marketing – Using Video to Reach Your Audience.

Learn to how to create short, impactful social videos to market to and reach your audience on numerous social media channels.

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Rosie Taylor

Rosie Taylor

Propellerhead & Online Marketing Nerd

Rosie's Topic

When Social Media Attacks - How to Keep Your Cool Under Fire

How to handle haters and negative comments without stress and ruining your own reputation.

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Dick Raman

Dick Raman

Serial Entrepreneur, Social Media & eCommerce Consultant

Dick's Topic

- Everybody now has a Smart Phone,

- Search is from the phone and Local

- Social Media is predominantly done from the phone.

This invalidates traditional Marketing... So what now??? Businesses need a new strategy, new tools and a new look to attract and retain customers. Find out all about it here...

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Nate Mendenhall

Nate Mendenhall

Social Media Professional + Geek Culture Enthusiast

Nate's Topic

Understanding the Evil Facebook Algorithm - Facebook has gotten a lot of flak lately for reducing the organic reach of brand pages. In this presentation, we will discuss the evil Facebook News Feed Algorithm and what brands can do to escape its wrath.

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Jackie Jimenez

Jackie Jimenez

The Innovative Consultant and Public Speaker

Jackie's Topic

Actionable Social Media through Instagram and Pinterest: Getting a Return on Your Investment

How to Integrate Your Social Media Marketing Strategy to Convert Supporters into Sales on Your Website

Learn,

  • How to drive traffic to websites through Instagram and Pinterest
  • The do's and don'ts of Instagram
  • Why Pinterest is a fast growing platform to drive more sales online
  • The different types of campaigns already happening on social media, and why you're missing out
  • Which brands are making money through Instagram and Pinterest, and how you can too

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Tony Lester

Tony Lester

Futurist / Technology Evangelist

Tony's Topic

What not to say in Social Media - Policies and Controls & Management …. For Business, Personal use and Family

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Judy Holm

Judy Holm

Founder, Aspirations Marketing and PR

Judy's Topic

"Be Relevant! Social Media Strategies and Tactics for CEOs and C-Suites"

Successful Personal Branding in 10 Steps

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Warren Redlich

Warren Redlich

Illiterate in Four Languages

Warren's Topic

West Boca News has grown primarily through social media, especially Facebook. The website’s page views have been doubling every two months, on pace for 200K in June, 2014.

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Evie Hernandez

Evie Hernandez

Lead Generating Strategist/Speaker,Writer and Zumba Dancer

Evie's Topic

Attract, Capture, Convert™Affluent Clients with Social Media Marketing

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Toby Srebnik

Toby Srebnik

Co-Founder, Pitch to the Rhino (Where Social Media and Sports Collide)

Toby's Topic

The Foibles of Athletes, Sports Figures and Social Media

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Jose Boza

Jose Boza

Co-Founder, Pitch to the Rhino (Where Social Media and Sports Collide)

Jose's Topic

The Foibles of Athletes, Sports Figures and Social Media

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Jarret Streiner

Jarret Streiner

Co-Founder, Pitch to the Rhino (Where Social Media and Sports Collide)

Jarret's Topic

The Foibles of Athletes, Sports Figures and Social Media

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Mugsy PR

Emily Taffel and Sarah Caro

The social media savvy sirens and public relations powerhouses of Mugsy PR

Their Topic

BYOB: Bring Your Own Branding (Promoting Your Event via Social Media)

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Sandi Abbott

Sandi Abbott

Principal at Xpresso Content Cafe

Sandi's Topic

How to Monetize Your Social Media

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Jim W. Gilbert

Jim W. Gilbert

Marketer, Consultant, ROI and Revenue Driver for Select Companies

Jm's Topic

The 9 Immutable Laws of Social Media Marketing Success puts a context around how to engage (and not) disengage fans in 2014. Its a tough social environment out there.

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Ms. Adriana Serna

Ms. Adriana Serna

Social Media and Hispanic Marketing Specialist & Speaker

Ms. Adriana's Topic

#SOSVENEZUELA Hashtag for Social Change

A case study on how social media is catalyst for political and social change in Venezuela and the world.

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Juan P. Ortega

Juan P. Ortega

High Performance Business Coach

Juan's Topic

Marketing is no different from the many other responsibilities that we have as business owners, including promoting, selling and leading others. But did you know that there is one common formula that all of these critical tasks have in common?

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Jesus Hoyos

Jesus Hoyos

Social CRM Consultant for the Latin American market: social media and marketing automation strategies and technologies. Independent Analyst and Influencer.

Presentation Topic

Integration Digital and Social Media with CRM: How to successfully integrate technologies and processes to create a better customer experience by converting conversations into transactions.

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Abdul Muhammad II

Abdul Muhammad II

Vice President of Digital Development

Abdul's Topic

Social media, like every good conversation, requires a good amount of skillful listening. Learn how social media listening, monitoring and analysis can inform and improve your online strategies. Learn what tools you should use, and how to analyze the information to make your digital communications reach the right audiences more effectively.

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Valeria Hansen

Valeria Hansen

Teen Ambassador for the Broward Center, Youth Global Ambassador for A World at School, & National Teen Adviser for the United Nations Foundation

Valeria's Topic

Mobilizing Youth Activists for Social Good

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Fernando Rodríguez

Fernando Rodríguez

Director of MCG Latino, Moore Communications Group

Fernando's Topic

Fernando supports Ford Motor Company helping increase its visibility in Miami through special events, local media, public relations and community outreach. During “When One Size Does Not Fit All: A Look Into the Ford Camisetron Campaign,” he will discuss how to successfully bring an online campaign, to an offline audience.

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Manu Gabaldon

Manu Gabaldon

Sr. Social Strategist at Zubi Advertising
Sofi Hexsel

Sofi Hexsel

Community Manager at Zubi Advertising
Heather Lopez

Heather Lopez

The Social Commerce Mom & Bloggin’ Mamas Founder

Heather's Topic

Building & Engaging Your Online Community

7 Simple Steps to Building a Community using Facebook and Keeping Your Community Engaged

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Jay Berkowitz

Jay Berkowitz

Author, Entrepreneur, Speaker

Jay's Topic

"Social Media that Works" 7 case studies of Social Media that generates real revenue.

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Garnett Phillip

Garnett Phillip

CEO of Social Media For Kids®

Garnett's Topic

Educating children on how social media can be a positive tool used to advance an individual’s academic, social, and professional success and better their community.

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The Sponsors 2014

Thank you to our partners who have made this event possible: rbb PR, Ford Motor Company, Keurig, ImageSound Americas, LIQS, Philanthrofest, Vita Coco, the Miami Parking Authority, HypeSmack, Everypost, Life is Art, DHL, Carnival Miami, Smart Source, Soul of Miami and 3:05 Cafecito

RBB Sponsors Social Media Day Miami 2014
Keurig Circle Black
Ford Logo
Miami Parking Authority
LIQS LOGO
SmartSource Logo
DHL Logo
Calle Ocho

The Team 2014

Grant Stern

Grant Stern

Social Photographer, Radio Personality and Mortgage Brokerage owner

Grant Stern is the founder of Morningside Mortgage Corporation in Bay Harbor Islands and its Condo Terminators consultancy firm. He also hosts The Only in Miami show, a weekly radio program/podcast on 880am The Biz, Miami's Bloomberg network station.

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Brenda Leguisamo

Brenda Leguisamo

Miami Realtor® and Social Media Speaker, Keller Williams Elite Properties

Brenda Leguisamo is a passionate Miami Realtor® and Social Media author, speaker and trainer for oceanfront real estate customer experience and business growth in Miami, Florida. She loves life and helps people to connect in communities for both personal and professional success.

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James Echols

James Echols

Promoter of arts, entrepreneur, events producer and business coach

James Echols has been working as an entrepreneur, event producer and business coach for over 25 years.

Before moving to Miami, he has been a retail store owner, Vice-President of Operations for a startup Renaissance Festival, a consultant, a teacher and ran a pop culture convention.

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Natascha Otero-Santiago

Natascha Otero-Santiago

Principal NOS-Communications

Natascha Otero-Santiago is a Hispanic Public Relations and Social Media consultant with more than twenty years of experience. She incorporates social and traditional media to build and engage communities organically for her clients.

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Sandi Abbott

Sandi Abbott

Caffeinated Email and Social Media Marketer

Sandi Abbott, principle of Xpresso Marketing, is a professional marketer with more than twenty years experience in advertising and marketing. She’s worked for Fortune 500 companies, developing advertising and marketing strategies for US, Latin American and Caribbean markets.

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Heather Lopez

Heather Lopez

The Social Commerce Mom & Bloggin’ Mamas Founder

Heather Lopez serves as the Co-Chair of Sponsorship for Social Media Day Miami. Going by the moniker, The Social Commerce Mom, Heather specializes in working with brands to reach their consumers via social media and blogging.

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Karl Nybergh

Karl Nybergh

Meeting and Conference Consultant

Hails from Staten Island, New York, has been involved in the Meeting & Events industry for over 30 years. With a strong commitment to continuing education in support of his industry, Karl frequently lectures and is an often-requested guest speaker both locally and nationally.

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Ana MacLeod

Annush MacLeod

Blogger and all-around geek

Annush is a Miami resident from New Jersey with experience in the areas of education, telecommunications, customer experience and public relations. She holds a BS in Social Psychology and a BA in Government from the University of Maryland, a degree in Public Relations from The New School, and an MBA from Florida International University.

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Lee Hodson

Lee Hodson

Web Architect and Developer at VR51.com

Lee Hodson is the co-founder of VizRED Digital Media, the tech blogger at JournalXtra and owner of VR51. He can usually be found building websites, troubleshooting web servers and speaking with clients.

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Christine de la Huerta

Christine de la Huerta

Vice president, rbb Public Relations

Christine de la Huerta is the team leader of Digital Park, the digital and social media division of rbb Public Relations, a national marketing public relations firm headquartered in Miami, Florida. She is the strategic leader on all of rbb’s social and digital media campaigns – both B2C and B2B.

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Debbie Hopkins

Debbie Hopkins

Enterprise Software Sales, Digital Marketing Consultant, Social Selling Advocate, and Food Blogger

Deb caught the digital marketing bug over a decade ago while working in publishing and advertising in NYC and is passionate about helping B2B and B2C companies and individuals realize their true voice and potential online.

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Cynthia K Seymour

Cynthia K Seymour

Digital Communications Strategist & Co-Host of Virtual Newsmakers Show, SeymourResults.com

Digital Marketing Coach & Sharing Good News about Social Media, Fantastic Food, Travel & Events in South Floridah t Most often found Hanging out on G+ & can be rather Chatty on Twitter. SeymourResults.com and FlamingoLips.com

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