Social Media Week is open and collaborative. Each year we host thousands of events thanks to our amazing event partners representing more than 20 countries around the world.
Thanks for your interest in becoming an Event Partner for Social Media Week. To become an Event Partner and to host a session during Social Media Week you must sign-up or login to access the application form.
Event Submission for February 2014 is NOW CLOSED. Please contact your local city organizer if you have any questions or inquiries. If you are looking for our Event Partner Guide, you can find it here.
Startups, small agencies, big agencies, large corporations, non-profits, government agencies, schools, universities plus many more.
+ Themes, topics and conversations that serve the greater good
+ Content that pushes the boundaries, provides thought leadership and shares fresh insights
+ Formats and a approach that feels open, collaborative & inclusive
+ Ideas that extend the conversation beyond the life of the event
+ Content that provides relevant, balanced and objective assessment of the topic area
+ Topics that are provocative, facilitate two-way dialogue, interactive discussions and heated debates
+ Participants who have proven credibility in their respective fields
+ An agenda that supports cultural, ethnic and gender diversity
+ Experiences that integrate technology and/or multimedia in value adding ways
+ Actionable and applicable ideas that can be implemented by the participants
+ Self serving or self promotional events
+ Content that we’ve seen before or that offers nothing new or unique
+ Old/rehashed content that offers nothing new or unique
+ Traditional panel discussions with little audience participation
+ Events with speakers offering little or no diversity of background or culture
+ Sessions that feel closed or have a topic with a “limited shelf life”
+ Sessions that only offer one view, opinion or perspective
+ Events that encourage speakers to broadcast their ideas
+ Endless PowerPoint slides with complex diagrams and charts
+ Highbrow, pseudo intellectual waffle
+ Speakers who like to speak for the sake of speaking
There are no application fees or brand licensing fees in becoming an Event Partner. Event Partners are expected to budget for costs related to production and staffing of their respective event(s).
If you would like to discuss becoming a sponsor, fill out our “Get Involved form” to learn how your brand can engage with Social Media Week’s global audience.