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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.

Our all-star lineup of 130 sessions and 185 speakers – exploring all aspects of the future of social media – is filling up fast! But we’ve got your back – here’s how you can still get the max out of Social Media Week Chicago, even if you haven’t registered yet.

Get an Insider Pass.

At $149 (before Sept 21), this little gem will grant you priority access and admission to events marked “Official Event” on the schedule. What’s priority access and admission? After free tickets to an OFFICIAL event are gone, you can still register online (that’s priority access!) with the Insider Pass. And when you arrive at least 20 minutes early to the event, simply flash your Insider Pass. That’s priority admission.


In addition to Insider access to sessions, you’ll also get an exclusive invitation to four networking events and parties including our Official Opening Night Private Pre-Party at Rockit Bar & Grill.

Get a Digital Marketing Summit Pass.

Are you a marketing professional? Then this is the pass for you. In addition to everything the Insider Pass offers, this pass gives you access to the Digital Marketing Summit – an exclusive, 2-day event at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on Wednesday, Sept. 24 and Thursday, Sept. 25. We’ve curated this next-level event to help digital marketers make the most of Social Media Week Chicago in a limited time. We’ll have top keynotes including Jennifer Wesley of Google and Matt Moog of PowerReviews, as well as more than 25 breakout sessions where industry leaders will give practical advice on everything from proving the ROI of social media to integrating social across your organization. In addition to sessions and networking, you’ll have a chance to check out new technologies and interactive exhibits.

Get a Masterclass pass.

Independent from other passes, the Masterclass pass gets you access to a full day of intimate, classroom-style sessions with practical takeaways. Topics include Visual Storytelling for Social Media, and Instagram Insider: Strategies & Secrets from Chicago’s Top Instagram Talent.

Have more questions? Visit our FAQ section.

Alexandra Baird

Assistant Account Executive, Zocalo Group


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