Smart Social: Expions 2013 Social Business Summit – Feb 6, 2013, Raleigh, NC, Free – Invitation Only
…”social business summit and get ready to hone your smart social strategies by participating in timely panel discussions and gaining insight from case studies by leading Fortune 500 brand marketers and industry strategists.”
Online Marketing Summit – Feb 11-13, 2013, San Diego, CA, $50-$2399
This conference will have “40+ conference sessions and workshops across eight tracks to give you the latest insights on analytics & big data, content marketing, demand generation, email, mobile, search, social, and strategy.”
SES London 2013, February 18-21, £599-1799.
“Search Engine Watch and ClickZ are delighted to host the 14th annual SES London—Europe’s leading digital marketing event. Covering the latest trends and challenges facing the online marketing industry, SES London provides guidance from leading experts on Search, Social Media, Display, Mobile, Email and more.”
ad:tech New Delhi, Feb 20-22, New Delhi, India, 5999-195,999 INR
“ad:tech is an interactive advertising and technology conference and exhibition. Worldwide shows blend keynote speakers, topic driven panels and workshops to provide attendees with the tools and techniques they need to compete in a changing world.”
GSMA Mobile World Congress, Feb 25-28, Barcelona, Spain
Run by the GSM Association, the conference appears to be your typical exhibitors/networking/speakers full of attendees exhibition focused on the mobile landscape. In 2012, there were 67,000 attendees, more than 38,000 C-Level leaders, more than 3500 CEOs, 3300+ press members representing 1500 media outlets from 92 countries, 12,000 mobile app developers and approximately 1500 exhibitors.
PR News Digital PR Summit – Feb 27, 2013, San Francisco, $895-$1420
The promoters say you’ll be able to learn how to: Tie your Social Media to Your Bottom Line, Deploy Proven Digital Tactics to During a Crisis, Leverage the Latest Facebook Updates for PR, Empower Employees & Protect Your Brand With Smart Social Guidelines, Learn Twitter Strategies That Produce Positive Business Results, Develop and Distribute Videos For Large Scale Engagement, Learn about LinkedIn: Your Most Powerful Underused Communications Tactic, Get People to “like” Your Brand and Become Part of an Engaged Community, Develop a Winning content Strategy to Engage Your Followers, Measure the Impact of your Social Media Initiatives, Create your Facebook Dream Team, and Master Facebook’s Latest Features
They supposedly have an SEO Workshop called Optimizing your Message to Lift it to the Top of Search Results as well. It’s being delivered by a Social Media Strategist. I guess SEO can be taught by anyone?