December 10 - 13, 2014Stein Eriksen Lodge, Park City, UT

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The Search For Life After Keywords

Industry experts predict that billions of devices or piece of hardware will one day connect to each other and the Internet. One device won't communicate for all, but each will have the ability to generate an Internet protocol address that connects to the Web. It will not only change the meaning of search engine marketing, but redefine content marketing, lead generation, and other related media. Google, Bing, Yahoo and other search engines, marketplaces, and directories continue to prepare for this transition through algorithm changes. Join us as we explore whether content marketing will become the future of search engine optimization in a world where keywords no longer provide intent signals. We also will hear how national brands will focus on local search in a mobile world, and debate ways to make cross-channel device attribution work for search marketers. Then join us for fun-filled afternoons and evenings with networking activities, dining experiences and cocktail parties with the industry's top marketing and agency executives.
Brand Marketing Executives at the 2014 Winter Summit
   
    


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The Search Insider Summit is brought to you by the MediaPost journalists and editors that produce Search Marketing Daily and the Search Insider, important sources of news and commentary for the search marketing community.

Programming Chair
Laurie Sullivan, Senior Writer, MediaPost

Programming Committee
Herndon Hasty, Director of SEO, iProspect
Ryan DeShazer, EVP, Managing Director, inVentiv Media 360º
Kevin LeeCEO, Didit
Kevin RyanCEO, Motivity Marketing

Advisory Board
Effie PhilippakosDirector of Analytics, AIG 
Lauren MacPhailDirector of SEO and Interactive Marketing, Macys.com 
Jennifer TanSenior Director Performance Marketing, Experian 


Quality Pledge

MediaPost strives for excellence in its coverage of media, marketing and advertising. Our mission is to engage key questions for brand marketers, media buyers, sellers and emerging platforms from a critical perspective. We choose speakers exclusively for their ability to bring this perspective and insight to our stage. All conferences and summits - in all niche categories - are programmed exclusively by proven, expert, unbiased journalists. MediaPost has never and will never engage in "pay to play" conferencing.


Video from the 2014 Spring Summit:

* Unparalleled access and knowledge sharing with the leading minds in the Search Marketing Industry
* Opportunity to hear from and interact with over 40 speakers who are senior level brand marketers and solutions providers
* Morning Sessions provide best practices, case studies, and newest tactics which can all be applied to your marketing strategies
* Be part of driving the Search Channel forward as a key component of marketing campaigns, within your company and the industry
* Unlimited access to stay in touch with the office: WiFi enabled conference room and quite office area; opportunities in morning to stay up to date at the office; afternoon five hour break in order to stay on top of duties
* Congenial, relaxed experience. No one on ones, all attendees are working together to promote Search Marketing
* Enhance your Search Marketing initiatives with new solutions learned and partnerships gained

"There is no conference I have ever attended in our industry that has this level of executive talent.  What a wonderful experience and amazing event...Really a career high for me.  I learned so much and networked like never before.  Thank you to the exceptional MediaPost team for putting on the best digital marketing event ever featuring THE top-tier executives in our space."
- Ian Lopuch, VP, Search, eHealth Insurance

Brand Marketer Program

Insider Summits are complimentary to Brand Marketers who meet our requirements.
To qualify, you must:
* Control the Search strategy and budget at your company
* Currently work at a well-known consumer brand
* Serve as Senior Level Management or above
* Agree to attend all sessions and all 3 days of the Summit

Complimentary Brand Marketer pass includes:
* Summit registration ($2995 value)
* Accommodations at the Resort for three nights
* No Charge Activities
* Meals, drinks and functions over three days

To begin the application process simply send your full contact info and one or two sentences about your role to Jon Ronga.

What your peers have to say about the summit:

"Simply the best and most informative Search conference I have been to. Real SEM experts with real experience talking candidly about their experiences."
- Steve Gibson, Associate Search Director, Garage Team Mazda

"MediaPost's Search Insider Summit is a must-attend industry event. This search conference has all the right people discussing the key topics that matter.  Want to be a better online marketer?  This is where the industry veterans go - SIS doesn't waste precious time with introductory-level content. You get right into the nitty-gritty on the latest industry trends and challenges.  The Search Insider Summit is three days well-spent!"
- Laura DeGraff, Director, Digital Acquisition, Barclaycard

"Unlike any other event I’ve ever attended. The venue, the programming, the speakers, the attendees, the networking opportunities - everything about this event is at a different level."
- Lance Loveday, CEO, Closed Loop Marketing

"The combination of a small number of great attendees, excellent content, afternoon activities, and evening social events makes the Search Insider Summit the best search conference to make genuine, valuable connections."
- Lucinda Holt, CEO, ClickEquations

"The Search Insider Summit was a stellar event!  I very much enjoyed and appreciated the intimate, one-on-one environment where we were able to network with thought leaders from our industry.  This is an event I would definitely attend again and recommend to any of my colleagues!"
- Valerie Anderson, Search Director, Maxus

"The Search Insider Summit is an incredible conference.  It is the perfect blend of panel/speaker sessions, information sharing, and networking. I am always looking for new contacts both for information sharing and for business partnerships, and I definitely came away from this with both."
- Robyn Foo, Marketing Director, Travelzoo

"The Search Insider Summit exceeded my expectations. The intimate environment and exclusive list of attendees make this conference the ideal setting for building relationships with thought leaders and key decision makers in the industry. Being able to discuss hot topics and share ideas in a relaxed social environment really gives the sense of community building. The experience was invaluable… and you can be sure I’ll be there at your next event this year!"
- Geoffrey Shenk, Chief Revenue Officer, Ampush

"The Search Insider Summit was a wonderful Summit for me because I am new to SEM. I was able to learn from experienced search marketing peers, hear about real case studies to learn about successful optimization, and get inside info on trending and where SEM is headed for the future."
- Diane Devlin, WW Advertising and Media, Brocade