Delafield, WI (PRWEB) September 17, 2012
The SMB Future Stars program recognizes early stage companies that are focused on developing the next wave of digital marketing solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. The program offers qualified startups access to digital media leaders, influencers and investors through a conference participation package that includes discounted registration, a company profile in the SMB Future Stars gallery and recognition during the SMB Digital Marketing 2012 conference.
“The SMB Future Stars represent the future of digital solutions for small businesses,” said Charles Laughlin, senior vice president and program director, BIA/Kelsey. “We’re excited to be able to give them access to the networking and learning environment of our SMB Digital Marketing conference, and to offer attendees an advance look at these early stage companies.”
Daryl Hively, Founder & CEO of Guarantee Digital remarked, “The work we are doing direct and thru our Local Media partnership program is squarely focused on helping SMB’s leverage the digital opportunity. It truly is an honor to be selected by BIA/Kelsey, who understands this space so well.”
Details about the SMB Future Stars program, including an online application for digital media and marketing startups, are available at http://www.biakelsey.com/SMBDigital/starssubmission.asp.
About Guarantee Digital:
Guarantee Digital is a Metro Milwaukee based digital marketing agency that specializes in helping local merchants and media companies grow their business. The Guarantee Digital Media Partner program allows Local Media, including Newspapers, Broadcasters and Magazine Publishers, to launch a fully branded digital agency in 6 weeks or less. The turnkey program includes best of breed digital solutions, sales training, merchant launch seminars and complete fulfillment and customer service after the sale. Clients include Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and The Buffalo News. Find out more by visiting http://www.guaranteedigital.com/media-prtners/, calling 800-583-9113 or email Daryl Hively at daryl(at)guaranteedigital(dot)com
About SMB Digital Marketing 2012
SMB Digital Marketing 2012 is the evolution of BIA/Kelsey’s successful Digital Media Strategies conference series. It addresses the needs of small and medium-sized businesses, directory publishers and others in the directional media ecosystem. This event features leaders and innovators in interactive local media and marketing, with a focus on local search, mobile search, social channels, deals and verticals. For more information, visit http://www.biakelsey.com/SMBDigital.
BIA/Kelsey advises companies in the local media space through consulting and valuation services, research, Continuous Advisory Services and conferences. Since 1983 BIA/Kelsey has been a resource to the media, mobile advertising, telecommunications, Yellow Pages and electronic directory markets, as well as to government agencies, law firms and investment companies looking to understand trends and revenue drivers. BIA/Kelsey’s annual conferences draw executives from across industries seeking expert guidance on how companies are finding innovative ways to grow. Additional information is available at http://www.biakelsey.com.