Social Media Week Chicago announces first featured keynotes, final call for event submissions

Social Media Week

Social Media Week is a leading news platform and worldwide conference that curates and shares the best ideas and insights into social media and technology's impact on business, society, and culture.

Social Media Week Chicago today announced its last call for event submissions and some exciting featured keynote speakers and advisory board additions.

Unified by a theme of Empowering Change Through Collaboration, Social Media Week Chicago invites anyone interested in participating as an event partner to submit ideas by the deadline of Aug. 21 by clicking here.  Spanning five days in more than a dozen venues across Chicago, Social Media Week will engage with the Chicago community Sept. 24-28 by joining together area companies, national brands, academic institutions, non-profit organizations and government agencies.

Social Media Week Chicago is also proud to announce several distinguished keynote speakers, including:

Brad Keywell, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Lightbank, Groupon and Chicago Ideas Week
John Tolva, Chief Technology Officer, City of Chicago
Chris Kaskie, President, Pitchfork
Rick Wion, Director of Social Media, McDonald’s
Logan LaHive, Founder and CEO, Belly
Matt Maloney, Co-Founder and CEO, GrubHub
Genevieve Thiers, Founder, SitterCity

To read the full press release, click here.

Alexandra Baird

Assistant Account Executive, Zocalo Group


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