Jerusalem: November 2015

SMX Israel – November 1, 2015

SMX Israel is the premier networking event designed for SEOs, SEMs, SMOs and affiliate marketers to exchange ideas, influence the industry and build their networks. Get a full day of sessions, keynotes, networking activities, and snacks in the historic city of Jerusalem.

We look forward to returning to the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel Sunday, November 1, 2015. Mark your calendars and visit this page for updates throughout the year.

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Programmed by Search Engine Land’s Barry Schwartz

Barry Schwartz

SMX Israel is programmed by search marketing authorities who created the original and best search marketing event.

The 2015 Israel version is programmed by Barry Schwartz. Barry Schwartz is the Executive Editor of the Search Engine Roundtable, the News Editor of Search Engine Land, former News Editor at Search Engine Watch and the President of RustyBrick, a web development firm based in New York. Barry is often quoted in publications such as Forbes, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg,, Publish and more. With over ten years of writing about search marketing tips and how search engines work, Barry has been called the hardest working blogger in search.

Key Speaker: Google’s Gary Illyes

Gary Illyes is a Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google, working out of the Zurich office. He is dedicated to creating a better search experience for users by helping webmasters create websites that are both user and search engine friendly. When he is not looking for ways to improve web search, Gary can be found helping webmasters on social media such as Google+, Twitter and at conferences such as SMX Israel.

Gary was instrumental in launching the HTTPS algorithm, working on communication for the new mobile friendly algorithm and several other search quality initiatives. Gary is referred to as some in the industry as the new Matt Cutts. He is technical enough to understand the details but practical enough to understand the challenges webmasters deal with everyday, which is why it is great to have Gary speak and help webmasters at the SMX events.

Prior joining Google in 2011, Gary was teaching online journalism in Romania and abroad. He was a technical consultant for several high profile media outlets, and he spent his free time on online forums helping webmasters troubleshoot web- and news-search related issues. He has studied IT at the University of Phoenix and holds an associate’s degree in journalism from the Ady Endre College of Journalism in Romania.

Who Should Attend?

  • Advertising Budget Holders
  • In-house search marketers
  • Brand managers
  • Paid search advertising planners and buyers
  • Organic search optimization specialists
  • Web technology professionals
  • Affiliate managers and experts
  • Social media enthusiasts

Venue / Hotel

Inbal Hotel

SMX Israel 2015 will be hosted at the Inbal Hotel, one of the finest hotels in Jerusalem, located right near Jerusalem’s Liberty Bell Park and the Old City. The five star hotel will be providing complimentary WiFi access to all attendees. For driving directions, click here or visit the Inbal’s web site.

The food, location and comfort of the Inbal Hotel matches that of the quality and professionalism of SMX events.

To request a special rate for the event, please ask to speak to the sales department and mention SMX Israel. Do not speak with reservations.

Exhibit/Sponsor SMX Israel

Reach the SMX Israel audience. There is very limited sponsorship available for SMX Israel 2015. Learn more about our sponsorship details, please click here.

Interested in Speaking?

If you are interested in speaking at SMX Israel, please contact us.