Global Sponsors & Partners
Over the past few years Social Media Week has been honored to partner with some of the world’s greatest brands including Nokia, Google, Microsoft, Fiat, Telefonica, Ford, American Express and many more. Please take a look at our featured brands section below and inquire if you are interested in connecting with our global audience of hyper-connected influencers.
“Social Media Week is more than an event; it’s a movement. Such an innovative event that taps into the human networks of people across the world and encourages sharing and best practice will move us forward faster and more effectively than traditional event silos.”
Craig Hepburn, Global Director of Social and Digital, Nokia
2014 Global Headline Sponsor
Social Media Week is proud to have Nokia as the Global Headline Sponsor for 2014. Nokia brings best-in-class devices and solutions to the market together with leading enterprise technology partners. Together Nokia delivers a range of unbeatable end-to-end offerings to all individuals and businesses of all sizes. Nokia’s technology will be incorporated throughout the Social Media Week platform. Most notably, Nokia will be connecting Social Media Week attendees through real-time conversation and also a location check-in experience. In addition, Nokia will be sharing mobile devices to select attendees.
Global Music Partner
Spotify is now available in 55 countries: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Denmark, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan, with more than 24 million active users, and over 6 million paying subscribers.
Since its launch in Sweden in 2008, Spotify has driven more than half a billion US dollars to rights holders, and aims to drive another half a billion US dollars to rights holders during 2013. Spotify is already the second biggest source of digital music revenue for labels in Europe, and the biggest and most successful music streaming service of its kind globally.
* Number of tracks licensed globally. Catalogue size varies per market.
Global Supporting Sponsor
Founded in 2003, Prodigy Network specializes in connecting its international network of individual investors with opportunities to participate in institutional grade assets. With its proven crowdfunding model and use of a third party fiduciary, Prodigy Network has shifted real estate investment opportunities and returns – that once were solely accessible to large investors – to small investors. As the leader of the world’s largest crowdfunded skyscraper BD Bacata, Prodigy Network has led six international and U.S. based crowdfunded projects, raised more than $175 million from 3,800 investors, and built projects worth more than $600 million. Prodigy Network’s vision is to advance crowdfunding as an innovative and dynamic way of doing business through democratizing real estate investments. Prodigy Network is headquartered in New York, New York. For more information visit: www.prodigynetwork.com/en
Global Technology Partners
Mobile Perspectives delivers both solutions and consulting services to enable clients to effectively communicate with their target audience via mobile devices. We aid organizations in developing or refining their strategies to best leverage a wide range of mobile technologies. We enable clients to extend their web and social media presence to mobile. We leverage the capabilities of today’s smartphones to create engaging on-device experiences. We bridge the best of what clients already have with what they need to create a mobile interaction that is compelling for their target audience. We use our mobile perspectives to inform your mobile solution. Mobile Perspectives provides market engagement, business development and product strategy consulting services to digital agencies, technology companies, individual businesses and organizations. Within a mobile solution, our Mobile Campaign Edge platform provides a critical edge to clients by differentiating how they engage their target audience.
Topi is the only mobile solution that connects all participants and optimize engagement before, during and after any event – from a small corporate gathering to a large conference or tradeshow. Built with mobile in mind, organizers are fully in control and can quickly set up Topi on their own through our self-serve dashboard. Digital content, dynamic agenda, real-time broadcasts, attendee profiles, interest-based group chats, private conversations, audience questions and feedback, sponsoring, full social network integration, and many other unique features increase participants’ experience at events. Organizers get access to real-time event analytics during the event and to customized post-event report. More information at topi.com.
Tagboard is a software platform that uses the hashtag to aggregate social media for end-users, brands, agencies and marketers, displaying content from multiple networks in a comprehensive and engaging visual format. Tagboard’s turnkey solutions allow marketers to leverage powerful tools designed to filter positive influence, amplify engagement, and showcase branded experiences through social curation and integration. End-users can self-discover, interact with, and join the discussion all within a single, easy-to-use feed. Tagboard helps some of the biggest brands in the world play a more active role in the social conversation by encouraging their audiences to share their experiences on a branded, moderated platform. Based in Redmond, WA, Tagboard has discreetly pioneered hashtag marketing since 2012.
Global Transportation Partner
Everyone’s Private Driver. Request a swanky ride in a black car with just the tap of an app! Uber is changing the way people are getting around by offering a convenient, cashless, and stylish on demand car request service from your mobile phone.
Global Analytics Partner
uberVU is a real-time social media marketing platform that shows brands what they need to know, now. uberVU automatically analyzes all your brand’s social media data to show insights like influencers, stories, and trends you can leverage – in real-time. Designed for the daily social media marketer, it’s easy to use and simple to set up.
uberVU’s dashboard is user-friendly, powered by big social media data, and designed for the daily social media marketer. Its powerful monitoring capabilities combined with intelligent, automatic data analysis and sleek reporting features have led companies like MTV, BBDO, the World Bank, Microsoft, Ogilvy and more to choose uberVU.
Global Web Hosting Partner
Pressable is the leading provider of managed WordPress hosting for businesses and developers. The company is dedicated to making WordPress hosting easy, fast and reliable at scale. Organizations of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 100 companies, use Pressable’s content publishing platform to share branded content with millions of viewers every day. Designed to be easy-to-use and reliable, Pressable’s architecture is the only solution that allows users to collaborate with developers without sharing passwords. With the Pressable platform, WordPress sites are capable of handing 20 times their average daily traffic.
The privately held company is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. Investors include 500 Startups, Automattic, Slicehost founder Jason Seats, Rackspace co-founders Pat Condon and Dirk Elmendorf, and DuckDuckGo founder Gabriel Weinberg. For more information, visit www.pressable.com.
News & Social Media Analytics Partner
Meltwater helps businesses drive growth and build brands through its social media and PR software suites. Meltwater’s online intelligence platform analyzes billions of news and social media sources daily to extract precise, timely business insights that help more than 20,000 companies understand their markets, engage their customers, and master the new social business environment. With offices in 27 countries, Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on local expertise.
Social Data Partner
Knodes builds innovative solutions that turn engaged supporters and customers into super effective advocates. Knodes drives predictable word-of-mouth by making sure your biggest fans tell the right people in their network about you. Knodes knows how to analyze and leverage social data. Born in NYC 2011 and launched in October 2012, Knodes is backed by Quotidian Ventures, OpenBox, Peter Shankman, and several other awesome Angel investors.