In Person Networking At SMX West 2014
Meeting your fellow attendees, speakers and exhibitors is a big part of the value of attending SMX West. 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.
SMX Orientation – Optimizing Your Conference ExperienceMonday, March 10 - 5:30pm to 6:00pm
First time SMX? Get the scoop on accessing presentations, Wifi, power food, networking and great content. Plus you’ll meet part of the SMX team as well as other “first-timers” and start making connections before the show starts. Open to All Access attendees and speakers.
First pick-up your registration materials, then join us in Salon III.
SMX West Meet & Greet
Start your SMX West experience off right! Arrive early, pick-up your registration materials, and join us on the 2nd floor Ballroom Foyer of the San Jose Marriott (301 South Market Street), for an informal evening reception with fellow attendees, speakers and invited guests.
This event is open to All Access holders and exhibitors
Avoid the morning registration rush and pick up your badge, drink tickets, and registration materials at the convention center SMX West Registration Desk, open 5:30pm – 7:00pm Monday evening.
Conference Yoga: Social Matworking at SMXTuesday, March 11 – Thursday, March 13 – 7:00am to 8:00am
Get off the web and onto the mat for a different kind of networking event! Start your morning with 60 minutes of yoga in Room 212 at the San Jose Convention Center.
Stretch your body, relax your mind, and connect with other conference-goers in a whole new way. Cost is $15 a class or register for all 3 at $35. Register online or drop-in and pay in person with cash or card. Learn more here: http://alchemistwellness.com/
Meet & Eat Networking Lunches and Birds-Of-A-Feather TablesTuesday, March 11 through Thursday, March 13
There are two ways to get more out of lunch at SMX than just hot meals! All lunches are included for SMX West All Access. You’re certain to sit with knowledgeable and engaging people.
Like the experience to be a little more structured? Sign up to enjoy lunch at a Birds-Of-A-Feather table. These are a great opportunities to continue the conversation with others who share your interests. We’ll post the schedule and topics of discussion for the tables in early February and you can reserve your spot online.
Book Signing – Meet Author Lisa BuyerTuesday, March 11 – 3:00pm to 3:30pm
Books are available for sale and signing in the exhibit hall.
Lisa Buyer –”Social PR Secrets: How to Optimize, Socialize, and Publicize Your Brand’s News”
Expo Hall Reception
Check out all of the solutions offered by the SMX West exhibitors during the Expo Hall Reception. You’ll enjoy drinks and snacks while meeting your fellow delegates and learning about tools and services that can make you a more effective internet marketer!
This event takes place in the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. See who’s exhibiting. pass holders welcome.
SMX After DarkWednesday, March 12 – 9:00pm to 11:00pm
Join us for SMX After Dark for beverages, munchies and great conversation. The party will take place at the Motif Lounge, 389 South 1st Street, about a block from the convention center.
We will also be collecting voluntary donations for the Dana Lookadoo recovery fund at the party. A long-time member of the SEO community, Dana suffered a near-fatal bike accident back in November 2013. Read more about Dana’s experience here, and stay tuned for details on how we plan to help!
SMX After Dark is open to All Access passholders, speakers and exhibitors only.