SocialWest is now celebrating its third year.
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.
Pamela SaundersPR & Social Media Manager at Microsoft Vancouver
Alicia TaggioCustomer Marketing & Advocacy Manager at Hootsuite
Adam RozenhartDirector of Social Media Strategy at ATB Financial
Tyler ButlerSocial Media Manager at ATB Financial
Chris HendersonStrategist at Calder Bateman Communications
Chris MikulinDigital Strategist at DDB Canada
Jenna StothersManager, Digital Communications at Calgary Airport Authority
Beverley TheresaSocial Media Strategist & Consultant
Usman Tahir JuttOwner/Operator at McDonald's Corporation (Chirp Foods)
Kris HodgsonInterim Chair, Faculty, School of Media & Design at Lethbridge College
Linda HoangDigital Strategist at Calder Bateman Communications
Tickets on sale now!
Our SocialWest 2018 Early Bird Tickets are on now until May 9 only (or until sold out - only 50 early bird tickets available - we expect them to sell out much earlier). Save $74 off regular conference registration rates by registering early. SocialWest 2016 and 2017 sold out weeks in advance, don't risk missing out on our 2018 event!
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Registration & Kick-Off Networking Event
Conference Day OneKeynotes and Breakout Sessions
Day One After Party
Conference Day TwoKeynotes 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.
- 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call (403) 517-6600, reference the code SF13AA or SocialWest.
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