W Hotel

& ACL Live at the Moody Theater

October 16 - 18, 2017

3 days in Austin, TX

19 Sessions

Dozens of speakers

700 Attendees

5 customer keynotes

See you at the next #SmartSocialSummit

Smart Social Summit connects the smartest minds in social as we–and you–explore topics like how to show the value of social and build trust with your consumers. Leave Austin inspired by a deepened understanding of how social can play a role in your most complex business opportunities.

We Heard From These Top Companies

They shared the smartest tricks of the trade.

Monday

5pm - 7pm

Welcome Reception

Tuesday

8am - 7pm

3 Meals 5 Keynotes Break-Out Sessions Workshops Solution Spotlight Product Roadmap Networking Party

Wednesday

8am - 1pm

2 Meals 3 Keynotes Break-Out Sessions Workshops Solution Spotlight Product Roadmap Smart Social Awards

Schedule

At Smart Social Summit 2017, expect to connect with fellow leaders in digital and social, gleaning inspiration from sessions about everything from the future of content to delivering bottom-line value of social to the c-suite.

All that, plus:

  • Unparalleled opportunities to workshop and network
  • The best food and drink in #ATX
  • The know–how to solve your toughest business problems with social
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Speakers

Featuring former First Lady Michelle Obama
Featuring a Conversation with
Former First Lady

Michelle Obama

Julia Steyn

Julia Steyn

General Motors

Vice President, Urban Mobility and Maven

Christoph Gorder

Christoph Gorder

charity: water

President and Chief Global Water Programs Officer

Kunal Merchant

Kunal Merchant

Facebook

Global Lead on Audience Insights Partnerships

Kristine Segrist

Kristine Segrist

Facebook

Head of Consumer Media

Rod Favaron

Rod Favaron

Spredfast

Chief Executive Officer

Gail Horwood

Gail Horwood

Kellogg Company

SVP, Integrated Marketing

David Armano

David Armano

Edelman

Global Strategy Director

Carrie Sloan

Carrie Sloan

Johnson & Johnson

VP, Content Lab Director

Neeraj Gunsagar

Neeraj Gunsagar

TrueCar

Chief Marketing Officer

Virginia Miracle

Virginia Miracle

Spredfast

Chief Customer Officer

Rachel Webber

Rachel Webber

National Geographic

EVP, Digital Product

Manish Mehta

Manish Mehta

Spredfast

Chief Product Officer

Rebecca Harris

Rebecca Harris

General Motors

Global Head of Social Center of Expertise

Jim Rudden

Jim Rudden

Spredfast

Chief Marketing Officer

Caitlin Choate

Caitlin Choate

Airbnb

Global Editorial Content Lead

Julia Heiser

Julia Heiser

Live Nation Entertainment

EVP, Digital Marketing

Bryan Graham

Bryan Graham

Bleacher Report

Deputy Director, Social Moments

Chris Kerns

Chris Kerns

Spredfast

Head of Research & Insights

Curtis Midkiff

Curtis Midkiff

Southwest Airlines

Senior Advisor, Social Business Strategy

Rita Brogley

Rita Brogley

Facebook

Head of Product Growth

Cory Notrica

Cory Notrica

PepsiCo

Senior Director, Digital Governance

Lisa Marchese

Alison Zarrella

The Venetian and The Palazzo

Executive Director, Social Media & Content

Lauren McCadney Williams

Lauren McCadney Williams

CDW Corporation

Director, Marketing Delivery

Kaydee Bridges

Kaydee Bridges

Goldman Sachs

Vice President, Digital & Social Media Strategy

Charlie Grinnell

Charlie Grinnell

Aritzia

Head of Social Media

Kevin Morris

Kevin Morris

Spredfast

Senior Vice President, Product Management

Bryan Rhoads

Bryan Rhoads

Opal

Senior Director of Strategy

Bart LaCount

Bart LaCount

Frito-Lay North America

Senior Director of Marketing, D3 Studios

Chris Miller

Chris Miller

Abbott

DVP, Global Brand Strategy & Innovation

Alex Williamson el-Effendi

Alex Williamson el-Effendi

Bumble

Head of Brand

Liz Cole

Liz Cole

DigitasLBi

VP/Director, Social Strategy

Rachel Daily

Rachel Daily

Stitch Fix

Client Experience Supervisor

Mitzi Emrich

Mitzi Emrich

Sirius XM

Senior Digital Strategist

About Smart Social Summit

At Smart Social Summit, more than 700 social media leaders from every industry gather in Spredfast’s home town of Austin, Texas. Smart Social Summit is widely recognized as one of the best social media conferences due to Spredfast’s ability to bring the world’s largest brands, agencies, and media companies, together in an intimate setting to solve practical problems and forge meaningful relationships. From break-out sessions to unparalleled keynotes, Smart Social Summit connects marketers with the ideas and people that will make them even smarter.


About Spredfast

Spredfast’s smart social software enables companies to build lasting relationships with today’s digitally connected consumer and our forward-leaning events, held throughout the year, allow companies to connect with one another.

Smart Social Award

The Smart Social Awards

The Spredfast Smart Social Award recognizes the most innovative Spredfast customers using social media to build connections with the people they care about most.

The 2017 Smart Social Award Winner is Patagonia for their #DefendBearsEars campaign.

Event Sponsors

Lyft
IBM
budurl
Synthesio
Crimson Hexagon
Origami Logic
Grabyo
Brandwatch
Opal