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Become an official speaker or host an event at our SMW flagship conferences in New York, Los Angeles, and London in 2019 and share your ideas with the world!

Please review the below process for 2019 and ensure your application has the best chance of being approved.



SMWNYC

SMW New York

Apr 30 - May 2, 2019
Submission Deadline: December 14, 2018

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SMWLA

SMW Los Angeles

Jun 12 - 13, 2019
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2019

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SMWLDN

SMW London

Oct 31 - Nov 1, 2019
Submission Deadline: June 28, 2019

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Our global theme for 2019 is "Stories: With Great Influence Comes Great Responsibility"

The stories we tell, consume and share have the potential to shape who we are and what we become. With such influence, comes responsibility and as storytellers we have an obligation to ensure that the platforms, the content we create and how it gets distributed helps people become better and more productive citizens.

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Content Tracks

Your submission should cater to one of the following content tracks:

  • Evolution of Storytelling
  • The Influencer Equation
  • Future of Publishing
  • Social Media & Society
  • Social Content
  • Data Decision Making
  • Future of Brands
  • Paid Media Models
  • What's Next for Agencies
  • Future of Platforms
  • AI vs Humanity
  • Driving Conversions
  • B2B Marketing
  • Future Tech


Audience Takeaways

Please ensure that your session addresses three or more of the following actionable takeaways:

  • Effectively grow and engage your audience
  • Gain new customers and reduce cost of acquisition
  • Use data to make better decisions
  • Manage campaigns on a limited budget
  • Work with influencers and influencer campaigns
  • Invest in the right marketing technology products
  • Understand the regulatory space
  • Understand which content formats are right for my campaign
  • Future proof my strategy for next generation consumers
  • Rise above the noise through better storytelling


Program Level

Your session should be cater to at least one of the following programming levels. Please note that the percentages indicates how many sessions we aim to host in each level:

10%Ideas & Inspiration

40%Strategic Insight

50%Tactical Know-How



Format

Attendees learn in different ways so we have a number of formats to suit every learning style:

  • Session: 40 minutes – Panel debates + Q&A
  • Individual Talk: 20 minutes – does NOT include Q&A
  • Two-Hander: 40 minutes – 2-person presentation
  • Interview: 20 minutes for 2-person; 40 minutes for 3+ people
  • Roundtable: 40 minute session for approximately 20 people