The Largest
Social Media and
Digital Marketing
Conference on the Prairies

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SocialWest is celebrating its third year - already over 75% sold out!

SocialWest is an exciting multi-day conference developed for those working in communications, marketing and social media professions.

Attendees experience sessions, panels and workshops lead by the industry's foremost experts. Over the course of SocialWest, our speakers will share the elements of truly successful social media and digital strategies for businesses big and small.

Dynamic Speakers. Cutting-edge Insights.

Each of our speakers our chosen specifically because they are exciting, dynamic and invested in using their sessions to educate our attendees.

Socialwest 2018 will have more than 25 expert speakers, we've announced the first 16 below.

Over the next couple of months, we'll be releasing speaker details in groups of two to four at a time. Each of our speakers have been specifically chosen because they are exciting, dynamic and invested in using their sessions to educate our attendees.

Terry O'Reilly

Host, CBC's Under The Influence

Pamela Saunders

PR & Social Media Manager at Microsoft Vancouver

Alicia Taggio

Customer Marketing & Advocacy Manager at Hootsuite

Adam Rozenhart

Director of Social Media Strategy at ATB Financial

Tyler Butler

Social Media Manager at ATB Financial

Chris Henderson

Strategist at Calder Bateman Communications

Chris Mikulin

Digital Strategist at DDB Canada

Jenna Stothers

Manager, Digital Communications at Calgary Airport Authority

Scott King

Strategy Director at Critical Mass

Beverley Theresa

Social Media Strategist & Consultant

Usman Tahir Jutt

Owner/Operator at McDonald's Corporation (Chirp Foods)

Kris Hodgson

Interim Chair, Faculty, School of Media & Design at Lethbridge College

Linda Hoang

Digital Strategist at Calder Bateman Communications

Sandy Pell

Sr. Manager, Corporate Communications and Public Relations at Vidyard

Vince O'Gorman

CEO at VOG App Developer

Crystal DeCnodder

Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Full Blast Creative
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13 June

Registration & Kick-Off Networking Event

14 June

Conference Day One

Keynotes and Breakout Sessions

Day One After Party

15 June

Conference Day Two

Keynotes and Breakout Sessions

Wrap Up Party

Who Should Attend SocialWest?

SocialWest will be a worthwhile educational conference for social media and marketing professionals of all levels. Our presenters will help you and your company develop up-to-date advanced social media and digital marketing strategies.

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  • Social Media Managers
  • Communications & Marketing Professionals
  • Digital Marketers
  • Public Relations Practitioners
  • CMOs, VPs of Marketing, and Other Marketing Leaders
  • Small Business Operators
  • Communications Students
  • Content Managers
  • Self-represented professionals & artists
  • Photographers, videographers, technicians and artists who want to provide services to social media marketers

What to expect

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Customizable Schedules

Each morning will start with an exciting keynote presentation. After that, attendees are invited to choose from two topics during each breakout session. Presentations are 35 minutes, with time for a Q+A.

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Expert Instruction & Insight

SocialWest features an instructor roster made up of people who do the work - the budgeting, strategizing, management and reporting of social media for business. Learn from industry experts who know what it’s like to do the work and are willing to share how to do it well.

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New Location

SocialWest is on the move! This year, we're excited to announce that we have moved our conference to Eau Claire Market Cinemas in downtown Calgary. A fully-accessible and centrally located venue, Eau Claire Market features underground parking directly in the building.

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Painless Networking

Connect with our experts and your fellow social media marketers at breaks and at nightly after-parties. We’ll keep you fuelled with coffee, beer, and treats to make it easy.

Hotel Info

Attendees are invited to book a room at the Sheraton Suites Eau Claire, located just steps from our 2018 conference venue. A limited number of rooms are available between June 13 - 16 at our special conference rate of $189/night. To book, email or call (403) 517-6600, reference the code SF13AA or SocialWest.

Flight Savings

WestJet is offering SocialWest attendees 10% off Econo and 15% off Plus base fares for travel between Calgary and anywhere WestJet flies in North America. Discount is available on travel between June 6 – 23, 2018. When booking, please use coupon code: L4RLDW7


A look back at previous SocialWest conferences