Western Canada's Largest Digital Marketing Conference

Calgary, Alberta

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The conference that keeps Canadian digital marketers and communications professionals ahead of the trends and at the top of their game.

Be confident that your digital voice is saying all the right things to all the right people. Tap into your audiences, dig into your analytics, and push beyond your comfort zone to power your strategies, up your tactical game, and deliver results.

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What to Expect

2.5 days of 40+ exceptional speaker sessions

A choice of three epic speaker experiences every hour

3 evenings of networking and community-building

A cinematic experience with 50-foot screens and surround-sound

Dynamic Speakers, Cutting-Edge Insights

Our presenters have done the work — the budgeting, strategizing, management and reporting — so they know what it takes to build a successful social media and digital marketing strategy. Their experience, enthusiasm and commitment to elevating the Canadian digital marketing industry is what sets SocialWest speakers apart.

To get a sense of what to expect in 2020, check out the full speaker roster for SocialWest 2019 here.

SocialWest 2020 will feature 40+ expert speakers. The first 10 are below. Stay tuned for more speaker announcements!

YouTube for Brands

Susan Charles Brand Strategy Lead

Jeff Lancaster Agency Lead, North America

2020 Social Media Trends

Alicia Taggio Senior Manager, Customer Success

Three Ways to Make Your Marketing More Effective

Marc Binkley Director Digital and Strategy

Generating Leads Without Spending a Dime

Derek Hovinga Content Strategist

Crafting the Perfect Influencer Pitch and Developing the Most Effective Influencer Strategy

Linda Hoang Owner, Social Media Strategist

Stress Less About Social Media

Victoria Smith Founder and Stress Reduction Coach

Forecast Your Way to Success: Assess the Viability of Your Paid Media Campaigns from the Outset

Jake Surrey Head of Digital - North America

Brand Building Through Community Connection: Lessons from the Cannabis Industry

Amber Craig VP Marketing

Organic Reach Isn't Dead: Getting Results in a Competitive Environment

Lane Anderson Owner

Sharing Your Company's Social Impact Story

Jennifer Couldery Executive Director

The Future of Child-Focused Digital Advertising

Daniel Riddell Chief Technology Officer

Content Syndication: The Answer to Your Content Woes

Beverley Theresa Social Media Strategist and Consultant

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Our Schedule

  • Pre-Event Seminar

    Hashtag Awards & Opening Bash

  • Conference Day One

    After Party

  • Conference Day Two

    After Party

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Who Should Attend

SocialWest is an annual investment in professional development for people working in digital marketing, social media or communications who need to stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest in digital best practices, social customer service, and beyond.

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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

Celebrating the Best of the Digital West

The Hashtag Awards celebrate individuals and organizations who excel in digital marketing and social media across Western Canada. Submissions for the 2020 Hashtag Awards will open in early 2020.

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