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CONVERGE Chicago Social Media Conference

The Institute of Social, Search & Mobile Marketing

Monday, October 1, 2012 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 5:00 PM (CDT)

CONVERGE Chicago Social Media Conference

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
All Access Two Day Pass Oct. 1 & 2 Ended $999.00 $0.00
Oct. 1 One Day Pass! B2B & B2E Plus Social Tailgate Party Ended $599.00 $0.00
Oct. 2 One Day Pass! B2C and BreakOut Sessions Ended $599.00 $0.00
Students - with valid credentials Ended $99.00 $0.00

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Here are SOME of the Brands Speaking at CONVERGE Chicago!

Logos of companies presenting at CONVERGE Chicago 

Earn a two day MBA in Social Media and Mobile Marketing. The Institute for Social, Search & Mobile Marketing invites you and your leadership team to participate in, CONVERGE Chicago, a business management symposium at the prestigious Union League Club in downtown Chicago on October 1 & 2.

Key topics include:

  • B2C Social and Mobile Marketing Best Practices
  • B2E—Creating a Business Culture for Social Media
  • B2B Social Media Best Practices
  • Assessing the “R” and Creating the “I” in ROI
  • Training & Workshop Sessions - Avoiding Legal Landmines in Social Media and Mobile Marketing

Meet, network and create a face-to-face dialogues with your business peers and featured speakers. 

Here's a partial list of some of the participating companies and brands: IBM, Microsoft, PR Newswire Wells Fargo, Durr Environmental, Affirmative Insurance, Simple Green, Master Lock, Pepsi, Disney, KAO Brands, Johnson Level, Radiancy, Ogilvy, Russell and Jeffcoat, BullsEye Telecom, Sony.

Be sure to "catch" the Monday Night Football Social Tailgate Party featuring the latest technology in social TV, hosted by the Chicago Bears and Sony Electronics. You'll be able to "huddle" with your peers, enjoying some great food, drink and conversation while "socializing" with Sony television.

October 1: Social Media and Mobile Marketing for B2B & B2E Featured Speakers

Emilie Bridon, Microsoft Michael Pranikoff, Global Director of Emerging Media at PR Newswire Callan Green, Sony Electronics Ryan Huzjak, Chicago Bears
Emilie Bridon,
Sr Digital Marketing Manager Microsoft
Michael Pranikoff, Global Director of Emerging Media PR Newswire Callan Green, Sr Social Media Specialist
Sony Electronics
Ryan Huzjak, Director of Partnership Marketing Chicago Bears Football Club
Michael Mothner, wpromote Carol Burke, AMN Healthcare Robin Krieglstein Lynn Morton, R2integrated
Michael Mothner,
Founder & CEO Wpromote
Carol Burke,
Senior Director, Marketing & Communications AMN Healthcare
Robin Krieglstein, Senior Producer Badgeville Lynn Morton, Social Marketing Manager R2integrated

Agenda Day One

8:15am to 8:30am Ed Lohmann, President, Institute for Social, Search & Mobile Marketing
Welcome to CONVERGE Chicago
8:30 am to 9:00 am PR Newswire LogoMichael Pranikoff, Global Director of Emerging Media PR Newswire
Social and Mobile, the Future of the B2B Audience
9:00 am to 9:45 am Microsoft SQL Server 2012 LogoKeynote: Emilie Bridon, Senior Digital Marketing Manager, Microsoft &
Lynn Morton, Social Marketing Manager, R2integrated
Managing Controversial News Online: SQL Server Online Listening and Engagement
9:45 am to 10:30 am Badgeville LogoRobin Krieglstein, Senior Producer, Badgeville
How Psychcology and Technology are Changing Consumer Behavior
10:30 am to 10:45 am Networking Break
10:45 am to 11:30 am AMN Healthcare LogoCarol Burke, Senior Director Marketing Communications, AMN Healthcare
Integrating social media into recruiting and placement of health professionals
11:30 am to 12:15 pm CrowdSource logoPeter Jackson, SVP, Corporate Development & Business Strategy, CrowdSource
Leveraging Your B2E Social Media Workforce
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Ryan Huzjak, Director of Partnership Marketing, Chicago Bears
Monetizing Strategic Relationships through Social Media
1:15 pm to 2:00 pm thismoment logoBrian Staler, Vice President, thismoment
Social Media Engagement and Brand Monitoring
2:00 pm to 2:45 pm Evolve 24 logoNoah Krusell, Director, Analytical Services, evolve24/Maritz Research
How to leverage social media to: Design better campaigns, build stronger connections with your target customers and clients and make well-informed marketing and business decisions
2:45 pm to 3:00 pm Networking Break
3:00 pm to 3:45 pm Symantec LogoMia Dand, Director Global Social Media, Symantec
B2E Creating a Social Media Culture & B2B Social Media ROI
3:45 pm to 4:30 pm wpromote online marketing logoMichael Mothner, Founder & CEO Wpromote
Innovations in Search and Converging Social Media Marketing Trends
4:30 pm to 5:15 pm

Sony LogoCallan Green, Senior Social Media Specialist, Sony Electronics
Tips and Tricks for Brands on Pinterest

5:15 pm to 8:00 pm


MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SOCIAL MEDIA Monday Night Football Tailgate Party

Sponsored by Sony and the Chicago Bears 

October 2: Social Media and Mobile Marketing for B2C Featured Speakers

Craig Relyea Kimarie Matthews VP Social Web Wells Fargo Bank Barbara Rozgonyi, CoreWest Media LLC
Craig Relyea, SVP, Global Marketing, Disney Interactive Media Group Kimarie Matthews, VP Social Web, Wells Fargo Bank Ed Keller, Coauthor of
“The Face to Face Book” & CEO, Keller Fay Group
Barbara Rozgonyi, Principal, CoryWest Media, LLC
David Almeida, Sedgwick Law Adam Lavine, FunMobility Jimmy Bremner, Practice Director of Digital Innovation, Customer Experience, and Product Engineering Slalom Consulting Olivier Jouve, IBM
David Almeida, Partner Sedgwick Law Adam Lavine, Co-founder and CEO FunMobility

Jimmy Bremner,
Practice Director 
Slalom Consulting

Olivier Jouve, Director, Predictive Analytics IBM

Agenda Day Two

8:00 am to 8:30 am Pat Murphy, CEO Institute for Social, Search & Mobile Marketing
First Day Highlights
8:30 am to 9:15 am CoreWest Media LogoKick Off: Barbara Rozgonyi, Principal, CoryWest Media, LLC
Trending for 2013: 3D Branding, Glasses Optional
9:15 am to 10:00 am The Face-to-Face BookKeynote Address: Ed Keller, Coauthor "The Face-to-Face Book" and CEO, Keller Fay Group
Integrating Social Media to Fuel More Brand Conversations
10:00 am to 10:15 am Networking Break
10:15 am to 11:00 am Fun Mobility LogoAdam Lavine, CEO & Founder, FunMobility
Connecting Retail and Mobile Effectively to Boost Door Swings
11:15 am to 11:45 am Slalom ConsultingJimmy Bremner, Practice Director, Slalom Consulting
Mobile Technology, Integration Strategy and Execution
11:45 pm to 12:45 pm Disney Interactive Studios LogoLuncheon Keynote: Craig Relyea, Senior Vice President Global Marketing, Disney Interactive Media Group
Value Marketing in Todays Mobile/Social Culture
1:00 pm to 1:45 pm Olivier Jouve, Director, Predictive Analytics, IBMIBM Logo
Predictive Social Media Analytics
1:45 pm to 2:30 pm Wells Fargo Bank logoKimarie Matthews, Vice President Social Web,
Wells Fargo Bank
Best Practice: Leveraging Social Technologies to further Personalized Service
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Networking Break
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Breakout Panel Sessions: Rooms 700 and 710
Avoiding the Legal Landmines of Social Media & Mobile Marketing
Michael Krueger, Moderator, Krueger Law, with Kimarie Mattews, Wells Fargo, David Almeida, Sedgwick Law and David Adler, Leavens, Strand, Grover & Adler

The Changing Role of Your Ad Agency
Moderated by Raj Roychoudhury, Founder 183 Degrees Strategic Solutions
George Christopher, Pinnacle Advertising, Emilie Bridon, Microsoft and
Lynn Morton, R2integrated
5:00 pm to 5:15 pm Ed Lohmann
Closing Remarks

Joining Us from Out of Town?

Book your room at the Union League Club and get a discounted room rate. Call 1-800-443-0578 or 312-435-4573 and mention the booking code CONVERGE Chicago.

Social Television - see the latest technology from Sony and Google TV

Sony Electronic's Ray Hartjen and Callan Green will be on hand to help host our Monday Night Football Tailgate Party with the Chicago Bears.


Have questions about CONVERGE Chicago Social Media Conference? Contact The Institute of Social, Search & Mobile Marketing

When & Where

Union League Club
65 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604

Monday, October 1, 2012 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 5:00 PM (CDT)

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The Institute of Social, Search & Mobile Marketing

Institute of Social, Search & Mobile Marketing (ISSMM) is solely dedicated to the facilitation of ongoing education, best practices, and practical implementation of blended social, search and mobile marketing solutions, and related technologies, to enhance both marketer and buyer experience.

Each year we host a variety of small and large events to help you better master the business of social media. Our events give you an opportunity to learn from and network with industry leaders and marketers from around North America who are working to build their brands and grow the bottom line with social, search and mobile marketing.

Here's what one recent social media conference attendee had to say about CONVERGE Chicago: 


Learn more about ISSMM at our website: http://socialsearchmobile.org

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(925) 454-4461

Support Hours:
Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm PT 

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