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What: 10 topics that help brands and businesses build a better online presence to attract more customers.
Why: In one full day each attendee will learn dozens of tactical formulas they can instantly implement at their company.
Where: Microsoft Los Angeles Headquarters, 13031 W. Jefferson Boulevard, LA 90094
When: Friday, May 2nd, 2014
– Checkin: 8:00am to 8:30am at Microsoft Lobby
– Breakfast: 8:30am-9:00am
– Panel #1 starts promptly at 9:00am (Please don’t be late)
– Lunch at Noon
– Last panel ends at 5:00pm
Who: This event is limited to 120 professionals from brands, businesses, startups and agencies that want to learn key tips and trends from panelists.

Join 100+ digital marketers to learn online trends & tactics on May 2nd in Los Angeles.

Join 100+ digital marketers to learn online trends & tactics on May 2nd in Los Angeles.

On May 2nd, 2014 professionals in Los Angeles will join us for our second Digital Growth Summit, designed to give them tools to build a powerful online presence for their business.

Event Updates:
April 15th: Announced new panelists from SBE Hotels, LA Weekly and Big Frame.
April 13th: Announced a $49 replay ticket that includes all notes from 60+ speakers at past summits.
April 12th: We launched a sponsorship for speed meetings. Agencies learn more here.
April 10th: Announced new panelists from Yahoo!, Beachbody, OMD, KTLA-TV, American Express, Live Nation & Four Seasons.


Our panelists are from world-class companies in the Los Angeles area.

Amazon
mattel
Sony Pictures
Symantec
Warner-Bros-Entertainment
Chipotle
Youtube
los angeles times
Salesforce
Sprint
CBS
Business Wire
Legal Zoom
NBCUniversal
Princess Cruises
Microsoft
transamerica
Yahoo
ebay
Google
Rob Meadows Partner & CEO  Originate

Rob Meadows
Partner & CEO
Originate

Rich DeMuro Tech Reporter KTLA

Rich DeMuro
Tech Reporter
KTLA

Elizabeth Brooks Head of Strategy & Marketing Live Nation

Elizabeth Brooks
Head of Strategy & Mktg
Live Nation

Shailja Gulati Director Global Online American Express

Shailja Gulati
Director Global Online
American Express

Tyler Vickers SEO Lead  Yahoo!

Tyler Vickers
SEO Lead
Yahoo!

John Canning Head of Interactive Experiences NBCUniversal

John Canning
Head of Interactive Exp.
NBCUniversal

Libby Balsiger Marketing Strategist Chipotle

Libby Balsiger
Marketing Strategist
Chipotle

Angela Lam Email Marketing Manager LegalZoom

Angela Lam
Email Marketing Manager
LegalZoom

Aaron Wahle VP, Intl. Digital Marketing  Sony Pictures Entertainment

Aaron Wahle
VP, Intl. Digital Marketing
Sony Pictures Ent.

Zach Pennington Principal, UX Design Symantec

Zach Pennington
Principal, UX Design
Symantec

Amelia Le Manager, Digital Marketing Manager Mattel

Amelia Le
Digital Marketing Manager
Mattel

Rick Weir Marketing Director Yahoo!

Rick Weir
Marketing Director
Yahoo!

Rob Jones VP, Digital Strategy Edelman

Rob Jones
VP, Digital Strategy
Edelman

Penelope Delgadillo Senior Evangelism Manager Microsoft

Penelope Delgadillo
Senior Evangelism Manager
Microsoft

Heather Wong Corporate Communications Sprint

Heather Wong
Corporate Communications
Sprint

Jay Symonds Senior Account Executive Amazon

Jay Symonds
Senior Account Executive
Amazon

Jenny Weigle Social Media  Salesforce

Jenny Weigle
Social Media
Salesforce

Zahra Bidar Affiliate Marketing Manager Warner Bros

Zahra Bidar
Affiliate Marketing Manager
Warner Bros

Solange Deschatres Marketing Manager Symantec

Solange Deschatres
Marketing Manager
Symantec

Josh Ochs Author "Light, Bright and Polite" and Founder, MediaLeaders

Josh Ochs
Author
“Light, Bright & Polite”

Suzanne Baran Content Strategy Lead SapientNitro

Suzanne Baran
Content Strategy Lead
SapientNitro

Eric Wu SEO & Growth Hacker SpinMedia

Eric Wu
SEO & Growth Hacker
SpinMedia

Adam Piotrowski Sr. Director, SEO Demand Media

Adam Piotrowski
Sr. Director, SEO
Demand Media

Sara Dunaj Social Media Manager Princess Cruises

Sara Dunaj
Social Media Manager
Princess Cruises

Brian Duke Director of Analytics ValueClick/MediaPlex

Brian Duke
Director of Analytics
ValueClick/MediaPlex

Serena Ehrlich Director, Social & Evolving Media Business Wire

Serena Ehrlich
Social & Evolving Media
Business Wire

Bianca Chan Mgr, Social Media Transamerica

Bianca Chan
Mgr, Social Media
Transamerica

David Lorango Sr Mgr, Customer Acquisitions Roll Global

David Lorango
Customer Acquisitions
Roll Global

Dana Ward Host, Clevver TV 1.2 Billion Youtube Views

Dana Ward
Host, Clevver TV
1.2 Billion Youtube Views

Erik Caso CEO Younity App

Erik Caso
CEO
Younity

Brandy Luscalzo Digital & Mobile Sales Mgr Los Angeles Times

Brandy Luscalzo
Digital & Mobile Sales Mgr
Los Angeles Times

Gaurav Sinha Senior UI Designer DIRECTV

Gaurav Sinha
Senior UI Designer
DIRECTV

Samuel Ra Marketing Manager  Ingram Micro

Samuel Ra
Marketing Manager
Ingram Micro

Rikke Alderson Sr. Director, Digital Big 5 Sporting Goods

Rikke Alderson
Sr. Director, Digital
Big 5 Sporting Goods

Kim Kessler Director of PR Four Seasons Hotel

Kim Kessler
Director of PR
Four Seasons Hotel

Jet Wharton Regional Digital Director OMD

Jet Wharton
Regional Digital Director
OMD

Louise Rasho Senior Marketing Manager Yahoo!

Louise Rasho
Senior Marketing Manager
Yahoo!

Bill Soller Manager Online Optimization Beachbody

Bill Soller
Manager Online Optimization
Beachbody

Sebastien Tobler Dir Integrated Mktg Hotels at SBE

Sebastien Tobler
Dir Integrated Mktg
Hotels at SBE

Chris Thompson Big Frame Partner 290K Youtube Subs

Chris Thompson
Big Frame Partner
290K Youtube Subscribers

Andy Hermann Contributing Editor LA Weekly

Andy Hermann
Contributing Editor
LA Weekly

Sarah Penna Co-Founder Big Frame

Sarah Penna
Co-Founder
Big Frame

Allan Jones VP Marketing ZipRecruiter

Allan Jones
VP Marketing
ZipRecruiter

Geoff BrownApplication Development

Geoff Brown
Application Development
United Way

Edo Cohen, ActBold.com

Edo Cohen
President
ActBold.com

Meg DeAngelis Youtube Partner 480K Subscribers

Meg DeAngelis
Youtube Partner
480K Subscribers


Panel Topics & Agenda for May 2nd, 2014

Speaker Keynote & Welcome (9:00am)
Introduction to the day and trends taking place in the industry.
Fireside Chat with Rob Meadows of Originate: Learn how he's helping to grow Angie's List (9:15am)
Originate is a high-end software development firm & product-based venture fund rolled into one. They have helped drive success behind Angie’s List and dozens of technology startups. Rob will be sharing some of his secrets behind his nationwide rollout of Angie’s list and how they are helping the household name to manage users and data.

Education Track A
(10am to 3pm)

(Switch between tracks at any time.)

SEO Case Studies & Trends (10am)
What’s working for companies and how can you use new ideas to get better search share? Experts presenting from: Demand Media, SpinMedia, Yahoo! and more.
B2C Social Media Case Studies (11am)
Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus & Instagram: What’s working to get customers buying and responding? Experts presenting from: Princess Cruises, Mattel, Transamerica, Salesforce.com and PacSun.
Lunch at Noon
Sponsored & catered by Chipotle.
Email Marketing Case Studies (1pm)
How can you get to the subscriber’s inbox and get them to click? Our panelists will walk through tactics and helpful tips. Experts presenting from: Warner Bros, Symantec, Roll Global, CBS and Legal Zoom.
Brand Building In A Digital Age (2pm)
How can your marketing leave a positive perception in your customer’s eyes? Experts presenting from: Chipotle, Big 5 Sporting Goods, Live Nation and OMD.

Education Track B
(10am to 3pm)

(Switch between tracks at any time.)

B2B Partnerships & Outreach Tactics (10am)
How do teams find partners and other service providers using business to business social media (and sales)? Experts presenting from: Yahoo!, Sony Pictures, Los Angeles Times, Ingram Micro and more.
Analytics & Data Driven Decisions (11am)
How can we read our data in a more focused manner to make smart business decisions? Experts presenting from: Amazon, American Express, ValueClick (MediaPlex) & Younity App.
Lunch at Noon
Sponsored & catered by Chipotle.
Mobile & UX/UI Design Trends (1pm)
What’s the best way to convert a prospect into a customer/subscriber using your site/app? Experts presenting from: Symantec, NBCUniversal, DRECTV and more.
Getting Press Using Digital Tools (2pm)
What tools are SMBs using to share their message and get earned media? Experts presenting from: BusinessWire, Sprint, Four Seasons Hotel and more.

Speed Meetings Track C
(10am to 3pm)

(Switch between tracks at any time.)

Our attendees expressed interest in meeting with quality agencies during this event. We setup this 10 minute “speed meeting” track to deliver the most targeted, time efficient and cost effective route to network with multiple service providers and possible get new ideas.
Traditional PR
Looking for PR ideas? Discuss a few options in this fast paced meeting with a PR pro that can help you get press.
Web Development/Design
Meet with a web development team that can help you plan out a new site (or a redesign of your current site).
Search Marketing
Meet with an agency that excels at SEO/PPC & display advertising to get a quick plan (and a few tools) that will help you grow.
App Development
Meet with a qualified app developer that can help you plan your app development (and 3 tips to save you dev time).
Social Media
Meet with a team that will give you counter intuitive ideas to build your social media presence (the same team that built this conference).
Learn How To Sponsor This

Afternoon Educational Sessions

Youtube Video Marketing Tactics (3pm)
What are some scrappy tips to get customers watching the whole video and subscribing to your channel? Who’s doing this the best?
Experts presenting from: Edelman, Clevver TV (1.2 Billion views) and more.
Blogging & Content Marketing Case Studies (4pm)
What are tactical tips we can learn from the best bloggers that get thousands of readers per day?
Experts presenting from: KTLA-TV, Sapient Nitro and more.
Digital Wine & Chatting With Speakers (5pm)
Sponsored by Naked Grape Winery (a Gallo Wines Company)

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This event will feature 40+ speakers delivering key takeaways in digital marketing. All of the panels will show real tips, tactics and helpful stories that the attendees can use in their field of social media, affiliate marketing, email, SEO, and digital analytics.

Onsite
Registration

(On May 2nd)

- $499 -

Register Here You get an all-day summit pass with 30+ speakers, a Chipotle lunch and dozens of digital marketing insights and tips you can use on your business.

Final
Registration

(Until May 1st)

- $299 -

Register Here You get an all-day summit pass with 30+ speakers, a Chipotle lunch and dozens of digital marketing insights and tips you can use on your business.

Standard
Registration

(Until April 25th)

- $199 -

EXPIRED You get an all-day summit pass with 30+ speakers, a Chipotle lunch and dozens of digital marketing insights and tips you can use on your business.

Pre
Registration

(Until April 3rd)

- $149 -

EXPIRED You get an all-day summit pass with 30+ speakers, a Chipotle lunch and dozens of digital marketing insights and tips you can use on your business.


Live outside Los Angeles?
We created a Digital Growth Summit video replay ticket to give you an all access pass to the 60+ current (and past) Digital Growth Summit speakers. Also, instantly download a 20 page event recap with the best tips & tools. Get organized access to all current & past summit videos in bite-sized segments (learn in half the time).
100 Percent Money Back

100% Money Back Guarantee

If you attend this event and feel it doesn’t meet your digital needs, please talk to one of the MediaLeaders team members and let them know. Hand in your summit materials and let them know what you aren’t satisfied and we will issue you a full refund. Over 3,000 professionals and businesses have attended our events in over 15 cities in 4 countries. We are confident that you will find this event helpful to your digital growth efforts. This refund is not valid if you don’t attend the event.


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Lunch Sponsor

Chipotle
Chipotle serves high quality, delicious food with the best possible ingredients. They serve the very best sustainably raised food possible with an eye to great taste, great nutrition and great value.

Event Sponsor

Microsoft
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services, and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

Breakfast Sponsor

Business Wire
Your News Starts with Business Wire. Reach your press release and disclosure targets. Get more views with multimedia. Track your results and refine your message. Be the news everyone talks about.

Promotional Partners

BelkinLiquid-Web-Logo
Pretzel Crisps
Social Media Examiner The Naked Grape
Uberx Car Logo Infusionsoft hootsuite dashboard Optimizely AB Testing

Click here to apply to be a sponsor for this event

We have a sponsorship package available for a small group of the right service providers. Click here to sponsor the Digital Growth Summit.

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The Venue – Microsoft Los Angeles Offices

Microsoft Playa Vista Campus Corner Rendering

Microsoft Los Angeles is located in a building called The Reserve. Formerly a U.S. Post Office facility, now a model of sustainable re-use, The Reserve is a place where people and companies can thrive. A unique 20-acre site at the edge of a restored wetlands and wildlife preserve, the site is just a short bike ride to the beach. The Reserve is a life and work enhancing environment away from urban congestion, offering all the right amenities in a high-performance office space designed to support creativity and balance for today’s innovators.
An ideal setting for technology firms, digital arts, media groups and other forward-looking companies. The Reserve offers striking architecture and interiors suffused with natural light. The collection of onsite amenities includes a private fitness center, bike shop and café, as well as 2 acres of garden spaces, including 600 newly planted trees, that invite walking, biking or restorative time out of doors. The Reserve has all the elements required to act as a catalyst for creativity while supporting business needs and the corporate vision.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do the speed meetings work?
DGS Attendees: If you are looking for a partner to help you grow your business in the next 90 days then this track is designed for you. We created 10 minute meetings that help you interview quality agencies to help you with SEO, PR, Digital, Branding and other services. When you buy a ticket for the Digital Growth Summit you will be able to register for these meetings as an optional track. Worried about missing a panel? We are recording all of the panels and making them available to all attendees after the event.


See what people are saying

The size and venue were great. I loved the conversation and enjoy the opportunity to hear what others in the space are doing. – Patty Steiman

I like that there are five-part questions in each of the topics. This makes it more focused and easy to follow. – Eddy Waty

The SEO and content marketing panel were excellent. – David Lieu

I liked the diversity of speakers you had. I was impressed at the knowledge and expertise. – Carol Huang

The size of the event was good, but the format was EXCELLENT. It worked very well. – Gigi Johnson

My favorite parts were the quality of speakers, variety of topics, format of questions and the panelists/discussion. You should host more of these summits! – Hope Howell

I loved that the speakers were from trusted brands. Marketing is so different at scale. Also, it doesn’t hurt that the venue was pretty. :) – Jackie Chu

The size was good. The venue was great. The speakers were impressive – No fluff and real tools/case studies. – Andy Aranyi

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