Networking At SMX East 2014
Meeting your fellow attendees, speakers and exhibitors is a big part of the value of attending SMX East. Check out these networking activities for All Access and Networking pass attendees. Those with listings that include the logo are open to Expo+ pass holders.
Make sure to check back for updates – we’ll be adding to this schedule!
SMX Orientation – Optimizing Your Conference Experience
Monday, September 29 from 5:30PM to 6:00PM
New to SMX? Don’t miss this quick intro and be ready to get the most out of the conference. Plus you’ll get to meet other first-timers and head over to the Meet & Greet together. Conference Room I in the Lower Level of the Sheraton New York Times Square.
SMX Meet & Greet
Monday, September 29 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Start your SMX East experience off right! Arrive early, pick up your badge and then join us for an informal evening reception with fellow attendees, speakers and invited guests at the Inc Lounge, 224 W 49th Street (btw 7th and 8th). This event is open to All Access pass holders.
Meet & Eat Networking Lunches and Birds of a Feather Tables
Tuesday, September 30 through Thursday, October 2
There are two ways to get more out of lunch at SMX than just hot meals! All lunches are included for SMX East All Access pass holders. You’re certain to sit with knowledgeable and engaging people.
Like the experience to be a little more structured? Sign-up for a Birds of a Feather Table. These are great opportunities to continue the conversation with others who share your interests. Birds of a Feather topics will be posted a few weeks before the conference.
SMX Expo Hall Reception
Tuesday, September 30 from 4:45pm – 6:00pm
Trust us. The SMX Expo Hall Reception is the most fun you can have in an Expo hall. Everyone can join us to talk, relax and have drinks and snacks while you visit with all of the market leading solutions providers in the Expo Hall. See the full list here.
pass holders welcome.
SMX After Dark Charity Networking Party
Wednesday, October 1 – 9pm to 11pm
Join us for this year’s SMX After Dark and help find a cure for childhood cancer!
100%. All. Every penny of your donation will go to this year’s After Dark charity, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). ALSF started in 2000 when 4-year-old cancer patient Alexandra “Alex” Scott decided to sell lemonade to raise money to find a cure for all children with cancer. Join us for After Dark and support Alex’s dream!
We’ll have open bar, munchies and networking with the leaders in search marketing. Best of all, 100% of your $50 donation goes to curing childhood cancer! Do good, have fun! Join us for SMX After Dark! Here’s how…
- Buy your ticket when you register for SMX or a workshop.
- Already have a conference ticket? Just sign in using your registration number and add After Dark.
- Just want to network at After Dark? Register for a free Expo+ pass and add the After Dark option.
Need help? Call us from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday on (877) 242-5242 or (860) 591-5226 outside North America. Or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SMX After Dark will take place at historic Providence, 311 West 57th Street (btw 8th and 9th-closer to 8th) across from the Hearst building, an 8 minute walk from the Sheraton.
$50 fee is required of all attendees. Fee not included in any SMX or Workshop pass package.
Network Online Before and During SMX East 2014
The resources on this page will help you connect with others who have similar interests or work areas before you come to the show, so that you can have a successful conference network experience when you arrive. Check out these tools and ways you can share blog posts, photos and videos.
We’ve also arranged a variety of networking events at SMX East to help you meet others. Check back in the coming months for details on those.
Online Social Networking & Show Updates
Registered with an All Access pass? Join the official SMX East event group. This SMX East All Access attendee only Facebook group will allow you to easily interact with others before, during and after the show. Once the group launches, you’ll receive the link to request to join, and we’ll approve your request as quickly as possible. It’s a great opportunity to participate in discussions, questions and show announcements prior to arriving on site!