Posts Tagged Event

Thanks for The Inaugural B2SMB Summit: A Big, Bold Event

Bizhive Chairman Dave Walker, the Bizhive team and I thank our 250 + attendees, 38 speakers, 25 sponsors and our two venues –1871 Chicago and Revel Fulton Market — for making our inaugural B2SMB Summit last week a great happening. Based on the initial feedback, we’ve hit a chord as we look for unique new […]

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New Event: ‘The B2SMB Summit’ Focuses on Scaling SMB Sales Solutions

For all those that say that selling and engaging SMBs is critical but has to “scale”…here’s an exciting and unique new event on Business-to-SMB sales solutions. Powered by our friends at BizHive and sponsored by Business.com, The B2SMB Summit (Business to SMB) takes place Oct. 3-4 in Chicago at 1871 Accelerator (Precon) and … Peter […]

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Daily News: Google’s ‘Marketing Next’ Event, Pinterest Attracting Ad Buyers, Yelp Driving Conversions

Here is today’s roundup of news related to local marketing and advertising, local media, technology, local commerce, consumer behavior and more. Google Takes Offline Store Visits, Sales Measurement Mainstream (May 23, 2017) LSA Insider: “At Google’s ‘Marketing Next’ event today the company made several significant online-to-offline target… LSA Insider

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Another Great LSA Think Tank Event

Last night in San Francisco, LSA hosted another Think Tank dinner. These are informal quarterly gatherings of people in the local media industry for networking, discussion and fun. Invitations are limited to keep the events intimate. Last night’s Think Tank was held at the Waterfront Restaurant. We had to compete with the NBA finals, which…… […]

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LSA, Borrell, LMA Announce New Event ‘Fast Forward: Video Summit’ Chicago August 18-19

Video content is not just a revenue opportunity, it’s what the online consumer audience gravitates towards and wants.  Study after study shows just how powerful video is as it relates to the way we consume information online: 87% of the U.S. online population watches digital video. (comScore) Marketers view location-based ads as the most eff… […]

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BIA/Kelsey Now: The Local On Demand Economy Event , June 12

We all see that economic models for local services and commerce are changing quickly. Uber, AirBnB and others are providing inventory, feedback/validation and payment as a one stop service. Does it spell the end of search and discovery, or simply a radical realignment? What segments are most impacted? And how should the local infrastructure adjust […]

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Money2020: ApplePay Drives Mega Event

The emergence of geo-targeting and mobile payment and wallet technologies has meant that we talk a lot less about the future of “advertising” than “marketing.” All this was crystal clear this week at the third annual edition of Money2020 in Las Vegas, a showcase for payment innovations, and a major boomtown, too. Attendance climbed from […]

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Interview with Marc Smith, Social Media Influencer & Event Producer

TUNE IN TO THE DIGITAL DIALOGUE Interview with Marc Smith, Chief Adventure Officer, 30 Day Adventure Find out about entrepreneurship, branding and digital storytelling in this 50 minute interview with Marc Smith, hosted by Bosco Anthony. People tell stories…. stories empower lives. Through engaging conversation and digital storytelling, th… SOHO Business Group » Social Media

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‘National Brands, Local Marketing’: BIA/Kelsey’s Spring Event is May 7-9 in Atlanta

BIA/Kelsey, forecasting $ 52.9 Billion in national local spending by 2017, has unveiled its new Leading in Local: The National Impact conference, which will take place in Atlanta May 7-9. The 2 ½ Day event is expected to be the largest gathering of national brands and local marketing players that has ever taken place. Brands, […]

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LSA’s Inaugural “Think Tank” Event in NYC Brings Together Industry Leaders

Earlier this month, the Local Search Association held our first-ever “Think Tank” event in New York City. The gathering, which was the first in what will be an ongoing series in major U.S. media markets, is part of our new effort to bring together local advertising leaders on a more frequent basis to discuss new […]

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