Social media has transformed the way Chicagoans live, do business and experience the world. Engage with thousands of people who will share the brightest and most innovative perspectives on social media during Social Media Week (SMW) Chicago September 22-26, 2014.
At this year’s community-sourced, city-wide event — The Future of Now: Making Sense of Our Always On, Always Connected World – you’ll discover world-shaking ideas, cool people, and the best sites, apps and online stuff that make life better.
Masterclasses are in-depth sessions are taught by instructors who are experts in their fields, who will guide you through a hands-on exploration. Each Masterclass will be held in the Plaza Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on Tuesday, September 23.
The Digital Marketing Summit is an advanced-level, two-day immersion into social media for marketers, curated by Chicago’s leading-edge professional community. The Summit, located in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Chicago on September 24 & 25, will feature 25 keynotes & breakouts, networking/refreshment breaks and a special exposition featuring leading technologies that every marketer needs to understand.
Social Media Week is a global initiative to explore the cultural and economic impact of social media. The event highlights expert discussions, workshops and networking opportunities, with many events free and open to the public.
Initially held in 2009 in New York City, Social Media Week was launched with events taking place in locations throughout the city. In 2013, over 22,000 attendees participated in 180+ events throughout Chicago.