SMW is a worldwide event taking place 18 cities throughout 2016 and a publishing platform that shares insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture around the world.

In 2016 we will explore our global theme: The Invisible Hand: Hidden Forces of Technology (and How We Can Harness it for Good). Read more.



 Ellen McGirt

“Social Media Week is a real-world manifestation of some of the best that new technology has to offer – ideas, strategies and insights shared by the people who are shaping the future.” Ellen McGirt, Senior Writer, Fast Company


What is #SMWLDN?

In its 8th year #SMWLDN brings together some of the industries leading companies at the intersection of entertainment, media, marketing and technology.

In 2016 lead organizers Crowdcentric will focus on creating a content experience that provides attendees with new ideas, insights and best practices at a venue which will foster networking and collaboration.

If you are interested in becoming a part of Social Media Week, there are a lot of ways you can help us to make the event even better. Get Involved submissions are now OPEN. Here are some important upcoming milestones for the September 2016 conference:

  • Event Submission Opens: May 18
  • Early Bird Pass Sales begin: May 18
  • Event & Speaker Submission Deadline: June 17
  • Initial Schedule to be Published: July 6