The conference and retreat is an opportunity for brand marketers to learn how to successfully manage social media efforts through each cycle and have fun doing it.
Detroit, MI (PRWEB) March 12, 2015
The Social Media Association of Michigan (SMAMi) is hosting the inaugural Social Media Conference and Retreat at the Bavarian Inn in Frankenmuth, Michigan from April 10 through April 12 and welcomes social media and marketing professionals, business owners, and enthusiasts to attend.
Speakers at the SMAMi Conference are prominent digital marketing executives from brands such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Fifth Third Bank, and GM.
Attendees will arrive Friday evening and enjoy a meet and greet in beautiful, historic Frankenmuth. Saturday’s program includes six hours of educational presentations and workshops centered around social media best practices for brands and will be followed by three hours of education on Sunday morning to conclude the program.
“Social media marketing spend increases in double digits year over year but we’ve found that marketers still experience challenges with measurement and proving ROI“ said Sola Obayan, President and Executive Director, “we wanted to fill this educational gap in a fun and exciting way. The conference and retreat is an opportunity for brand marketers to learn how to successfully manage social media efforts through each cycle and have fun doing it.”
Ticket Sweepstakes: As a bonus, the association is giving away a pair of tickets to the conference. Enter the sweepstakes by simply tweeting or retweeting @SMAMiorg according to contest guidelines. No purchase necessary. Contest ends Friday, March 13. Visit http://www.bit.ly/SMAMiRT for details.
Attendees will gain valuable insights from some of the industry’s leading brands, enjoy unique networking opportunities with fellow attendees in the field, and depart with inspiration for their own social media and marketing endeavors.
In addition to the conference program, attendees and their guests will be able to enjoy activities around town including wine tastings, scavenger hunts, pretzel making, and tours. Attendees are also encouraged to take advantage of the Bavarian Inn's amenities which include an indoor water park, 18-hole miniature golf course, arcade, karaoke, and dinner shows.
The Frankenmuth Social Media Conference and Retreat is generously sponsored by GM, Fifth Third Bank, SIS, Social Media Examiner, Blue Thumb Digital, Go Social Detroit, and BlueWater Technologies.
Registration details and the conference agenda can be found at http://smamiretreat.eventbrite.com.
About the Social Media Association of Michigan
The Social Media Association of Michigan was founded in 2012 with the mission "to promote social media as an impactful communication vehicle through state-wide education, adoption of social platforms and dissemination of successful social media solutions in public and private sectors." SMAMi Members are Michigan-based organizations, professionals, and students with a strong interest in leveraging social media successfully.
For more information and to join our mailing list for event related announcements, please visit http://www.SMAMi.org.