#SMWF launches Digital Marketing World Forum – Singapore, Amsterdam, London and New York

The team behind #SMWF, the leading event series for digital and social marketing professionals, is excited to announce the launch of #DMWF – Digital Marketing World Forum. Providing two days of top level speakers and digital marketing insight, #DMWF arriving in four cities which have been at the forefront innovation in digital marketing. The post #SMWF launches Digital Marketing World Forum – Singapore, Amsterdam, London and New York appeared first on #DMWF Series Site.

The Politics of Social Media: #SMWF chats to Tom Edmonds, Director of Digital and Creative for the Conservative Party.

With #SMWF 2015 now just around the corner, we’ve been catching up with one of our many exciting speakers Tom Edmonds, Conservative Party Director of Digital and Creative. We’ve been asking him his views on social media and digital marketing, and what to expect from our Day One Keynote Panel: The post The Politics of Social Media: #SMWF chats to Tom Edmonds, Director of Digital and Creative for the Conservative Party. appeared first on #DMWF Amsterdam.

Speaker line-up builds for #SMWF in March

#SMWF, the premier event for social and digital marketing professionals taking place in London’s Brewery March 31 to April 1, is fast approaching and the speaker line-up is building fast with more than 20 high profile speakers from across industry now confirmed for the event. Latest speakers include Pierre Woreczek,

@LithiumTech announced as Diamond Sponsors for #SMWF 2014

With three months until #SMWF 2014 we’re  pleased to announce our most recent sponsor with community software and social media marketing specialist Lithium, who is joining the #SMWF line-up as the Diamond Sponsor for the event.

What do you want to hear about at #SMWF 2014? Share your idea & be in with a chance to win two conference passes!

We are always keen to find out what you want to hear more about at #SMWF and earlier this month held a meeting with our #SMWF advisory board members to find out what key topics they felt we should be covering in next year’s event at the end of March.

#SMWF Europe 2014 dates announced!

#SMWF Europe is to return to The Brewery in London next year after the dates for the 2014 exhibition were announced this week. Running from the 31 March- 1 April the two day conference will again provide a showcase for the industry’s biggest thought leaders who will share their unique

#SMWF in pictures

We hope you’ve enjoyed the last two days of interactive debate and discussion at #SMWF as much as we have! Thank you to everyone who attended and made the event so productive and engaging. Here are our photo highlights of the last two days!

Staying in town for #SMWF Europe? Book your hotel today!

We are pleased to have partnered with the below hotels to offer all #SMWF delegates a discounted room rate for the 17th, 18th and 19th March 2013. We have a limited number of rooms are available at each hotel, so we do recommend making your reservation soon!  

Top six social marketing lessons from #SMWF N.America

With two jam-packed days of content, frequent networking opportunities and the best of the industry at your fingertips, it’s easy to miss some of the messages being spread at #SMWF N. America. Merlin Ward, account strategist at Renegade, has six lessons from some of social media’s brightest brains at last

#SMWF New York in pictures, doodles and tweets!

Thank you to everyone who came along to this week’s #SMWF at the Sentry Centers in New York. With some of the social media industry’s brightest and best headlining the agenda the two days were jam packed with debate and discussion around the future of social media marketing. Special thanks

#SMWF New York: Real-time brand building with #Twitter

#SMWF kicks off in New York in two weeks, and we’re excited to announce that Shane Steel, Twitter’s global director of marketing sales is one of our headline keynotes. Twitter, which took a little over three years to reach a billion tweets, now sees almost the same number of tweets

Not quite networking in the sun, but at least it didn’t rain! Big thank you to all of those that made it down to the #SMWF Summer BBQ!

We’re all BBQ’d out after a lovely (and surprisingly dry) evening at Vibe Bar, Brick Lane! The night was filled with Mama’s tasty Jerk Chicken, social media chatter and pub quiz banter as teams went head to head on the #SMWF Pub Quiz! Big congratulations to the team at @gravytrainLtd

Join us at the #SMWF Summer BBQ!

The arrival of our British summer time has got us in the BBQ mood! We wanted to invite you to come along to our first ever SMWF Summer BBQ taking place at Vibe Bar on 17th July. It’s a great opportunity to catch up with your social media peers as

#SMWF in pictures – thank you for attending!

That’s SMWF Europe over for another year; thanks to everyone who took time out of the ludicrously summery weather to come indoors and listen to a host of social media experts waxing lyrical about the developments in our industry. After Chris Brogan tore down our preconceptions and misapprehensions on the

Get ready for day 2 of #SMWF!

It was great to see everyone and celebrate the industry at the Social Soiree! We hope you’re all feeling fresh and ready for another exciting day of discussion and insight. Today alongside the keynote track the Enterprise and B2B Marketing workshops will be taking place as well as the Mobile

Welcome to #SMWF 2012!

So SMWF has officially kicked off, and boy do we have a jam-packed first day set for you! With so many sessions to feast your eyes on, it’s difficult to whittle it down to just a select few that are unmissable. Today we’ve got the keynote track taking place along

#SMWF Europe returns tomorrow!

SMWF is nearly upon us. On tomorrow the doors of Olympia will open on one of this year’s most eagerly anticipated social media events; offering six conference tracks, a bustling exhibition space, and more industry movers, shakers and deal-makers than you could shake a stick at. Read on for some

Get the new #SMWF app now!

                      The official SMWF 2012 app is now available to download from the iTunes App Store now providing you with instant access to the latest agenda, speaker details, floor plan and exhibition information.

Why social media conversations can no longer be regarded as folly? By @text100uk

By Dan Baxter, Managing Director, Text 100  Text 100 is sponsoring Social Media World Forum in London next week. We’re doing this not just because we fundamentally believe in the power of social but also because we feel we are at a crucial point in its maturity. Social media has

Socially Attuned – interview with Polydor #SMWF speaker taken from The Drum

The advent of social media has changed the music industry for good. With fans able to source and share music using Spotify, Facebook and YouTube, it’s never been more important for record labels to become digitally aware. But what challenges does this bring for the music industry? The Drum caught

Get Connected at #SMWF: Tweet Wall returns in association with @text100uk!

A feature that is hard to miss and central to the SMWF networking hub within the expo area is the Tweet Wall, an innovation by our partners ultraknowledge. The SMWF Tweet Wall will be back and this year we have teamed up with Text 100, an award winning public relations consultancy,

Get your party shoes on! The #SMWF Social Soirée returns!

Taking place on the evening of 27th March, day one of SMWF, the official Social Soirée is set to descend on the The JuJu, Chelsea Kicking off from 7:30pm, this is going to be the social media networking knees-up of the year; including a complimentary bar, DJ, dance floor and

Introducing #SMWF Connect Live!

The SMWF Connect Live networking sessions will be taking place at SMWF on both days of the event for paid delegates, speakers, sponsors & exhibitors. SMWF Connect Live will take the format of speed networking providing a structured, yet informal environment, to meet and connect with fellow SMWF folk. There

What if Spam were true? [Infographic]

By Ed Hadley, Senior Marketing Manager at Neolane  Imagine  world where the email that hit your spam filter actually came from the people and brands you know and trust, via your social networking news feed updates. We can become so bombarded with status updates, new “likes” and “shares”, and sponsored

Using customer insight to build social loyalty through community and fan engagement – interview with LEGO ahead of #SMWF

Retailers and brands are discovering new ways to gain valuable customer insight through their use of social media. By creating online social communities, retailers are not only able to build brand loyalty but receive feedback on their products and gain insight for future projects. A recent report found that 85%

Doing a Ratner: When Social Media Goes Bad – spotlight on The Drum @ #SMWF

Twenty years ago Gerald Ratner described the jewellery his stores sold as ‘crap’ at the Institute of Directors annual conference. Days later his organisation had seen £500m wiped off its value. It’s reputation unsalvageable. Had Gerald made the same faus pas today his company reputation would have been destroyed in

Foursquare and the growth of location based services on the agenda at #SMWF

This week we wanted to put the spotlight on the Mobile Marketing track taking place on day 2 of this year’s SMWF Europe (27th-28th March, Olympia London). According to a recent report by Berg Insight, the mobile advertising market is growing by over a third year-on-year, and is expected to

Celebrate Social Media Week with SMWF and Vitrue!

We’ve teamed up with Vitrue to celebrate Social Media Week next week with a Social Soiree at the Hospital Club in Covent Garden on Thursday 16th February between 5 and 9pm. Come and join us and get involved over some networking drinks with social media enthusiasts and friends. The event

How to tackle the risks of social media

By Lance Concannon, UK social media lead at Text 100 Speak to any senior corporate comms exec about the barriers that prevent them from using social media more in their organisation, and I guarantee that the issue of ‘risk’ will usually come close to the top of the list. This

New conference tracks announced for #SMWF Europe 2012

The SMWF team are excited to announce that the fourth annual SMWF Europe event will be taking place on 27th and 28th March at Olympia in London. This year’s show is your chance to experience a packed agenda of interactive workshops, combined with unique networking opportunities, a bustling exhibition space

Staying in town for #SMWF Europe?

We are pleased to have partnered with both the K West & The Hilton London Olympia to offer all SMWF visitors a discounted room rate for the 26th, 27th & 28th March 2012. Only a limited number of rooms are available at each hotel, and the rate is only available

Why 2012 Will Be The Beginning Of The End For Social Media

By Christer Holloman author of ‘The Social Media MBA’  For how much longer will we call ‘smartphones’ just that and not simply ‘phones’? ‘Smart phones’ will be the de facto standard in a not too distance future (it’s already the case in certain clusters), the long name will eventually be made

Why 2012 is the year for location based marketing.

Following a landmark year for location based services, mobile marketers are looking towards 2012 as the year when location based technology will pervade many of the services available on users’ handsets. Last year Foursquare reported that over 15 million users and 600,000 businesses had joined the platform, resulting in over

Driving to #SMWF & #AppsWorld NYC?

For all those driving to the event next week here is a list of all the car parking facilities near the Javits Centre in New York. There is no parking at the Javits Center.  However, there are a variety of lots open nearby, ranging from 24-hour, 7-days a week, to more