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Jason Falls Digital Marketing in the Heart of the Midwest Melissa Agnes New Format And Location Marcus Sheridan Register Now They Ask You Answer More Social Nick Westergaard


The Social Brand Forum is a top digital marketing event that brings the best and brightest thought leaders to the heart of the heartland for an intensive, interactive experience. Our sixth annual event features a new format and a new location — the Iowa Memorial Union on the University of Iowa campus. The Social Brand Forum is the place for marketers in the Midwest to hone their skills, connect with experts, and grow their networks. See you there!


Now — June 30th$195$375$475
July 1st — Sept 14th$245$475$575

Basic Access

Basic Access provides standard event entry and the networking lunch. An ideal fit for students and educators!

Full Access

Full Access allows attendees to experience the event, the networking lunch, and the BIG PARTY on Thursday night. Full access attendees also receive Marcus Sheridan’s book.

VIP Access

VIP Access is the best way to experience the Social Brand Forum! In addition to full access to the event, the pre-conference networking on Wednesday, the networking lunch, and the BIG PARTY on Thursday night, our VIP experience gives you a desk in the first few rows of the ballroom. You also get a copy of They Ask, You Answer by Marcus Sheridan and another surprise book from our speakers.


Iowa Memorial Union

Resting on the bank of the Iowa River, the Iowa Memorial Union is the center of activity at the University of Iowa. The historic Second Floor ballroom provides a perfect setting for an intensive, interactive day of learning. Located right next to downtown Iowa City, the IMU provides easy access to hotels, dining, and nightlife.

Iowa Memorial Union | 125 N Madison St, Iowa City, IA 52245

Need to Book a Hotel?

A Special #SocialBrand17 Rate is Available at the Sheraton Iowa City

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We have several attractive sponsorship opportunities available for Social Brand Forum 2017. Contact us now to learn more about our Gold, Silver, and Bronze levels.

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Jason Falls Melissa Agnes Marcus Sheridan Robert Rose Ashley Zeckman Nick Westergaard


Wednesday, September 13th

5:00–7:00VIP Reception with Speakers - Graze – 115 E College St, Iowa City

Thursday, September 14th

8:00–8:30Opening Address: Nick Westergaard
8:30–9:30Melissa Agnes – "Crisis Ready: Essential Strategies for Every Business"
9:30–9:45Break/Networking/Mini-Coaching Sessions
9:45–10:45Jason Falls – "Hacking The Conversation"
10:45–11:00Break/Networking/Mini-Coaching Sessions
11:00–12:00Robert Rose – "Reinventing Trust: The New Value of Brand Audiences & Owned Media"
1:30–2:15"What’s YOUR (Marketing) Problem?" – An Audience-Interactive Marketing Expert Panel (Falls, Zeckman, Sheridan)
2:15–3:15Ashley Zeckman — "Your Marketing Golden Ticket: 5 Sweet & Creative Content Ideas to Keep Your Customers Engaged"
3:15–3:45Break/Networking/Mini-Coaching Sessions
3:45–4:45Closing Keynote: Marcus Sheridan — "We're All Media Companies: 7 Steps to Creating a World-Class Digital Culture within Your Organization"

5:00–7:00The BIG Party — VIP and Full Badges Only - Clinton Street Social Club — 18 1/2 S Clinton St, Iowa City




For more information including sponsorship opportunities please contact

Nick Westergaard | phone: 319-325-0921 | email: [email protected]

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