Miami, FL – June 23, 2015. Eventcrowd announced today the 2nd edition of Social Media Week Miami under the global theme “Upwardly Mobile: The Rise of The Connected Class”. The renown global event returns in 2015 to South Florida as a completely redesigned experience for attendees at the Miami Ad School (MAS) in the trendy Wynwood district, September 14-18.
“We are really excited about this second edition that will host more than 60 leading minds in business, technology and media for a content rich program that will explore and reimagine the power of human connectivity. Some of the topics to be addressed this time include the use of social media to win elections, social activism to promote causes, advanced content marketing strategies that drive engagement, the importance of social analytics to reach consumers today, social media for emergency management, the digital war on cyber terrorism, the new mobile consumer market and what it means for brands, the rise of social commerce, among other really interesting topics for today’s professionals.” said Ernesto Sosa, Chair and Organizer of SMW Miami.
“New additions to the program this year include a full day dedicated to social travel, the SMW Miami Influence Awards to recognize local talent, a graphic design contest to create the official SMW Miami t-shirt design, an Instagram contest for the community to share their best ‘Connected Miami’ photos, a mural painting contest for local artists and selected meetups at some of Wynwood’s top places for a unique artsy and foodie networking experience.” added Lawrence Pedrosa, Co-Chair and Organizer of SMW Miami.
Top keynote speakers include Best-Selling Author and Global Keynote Speaker Sean Gardner, Forbes Top 10 Social Media Influencer and Digital Marketing Strategist Glen Gilmore and Prezi CMO Scott Kabat and Nuvi’s CMO, Bill Hoops. Among the growing number of supporting brands this year stand out Univision, Sapient, Nuvi, Prezi, Miami Herald, NAHJ, BJA South Florida, Miami Ad School, ARS Miami and SOWEB.
“Prezi is proud to support Social Media Week this year. It’s an honor to be part of such a prestigious event and join the established group of leaders that will be speaking about something as dynamic as social media. We look forward to empowering the Miami community.” said Scott Kabat, CMO of Prezi.
This September Social Media Week will take place simultaneously in 5 cities around the globe – London, Miami, Mumbai, Rotterdam and Sao Paulo – enabling a true global conversation around the evolution and impact of digital and social technologies in today’s mobile society.
Stay tuned for upcoming news and announcements, make sure to save the date, download the #SMW15 mobile app to connect with SMW fans around the world and join the growing #SMWMiami local community on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.