Social Media Week is a leading news platform and worldwide conference that curates and shares the best ideas, innovations and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture around the world.

Human connectivity is being reimagined and SMW seeks to understand how humanity and technology will come together to change the ways we live, work and create.

“With Social Media Week we bring the biggest event on social media and innovation world wide to Rotterdam. Each quarter, four cities on four different continents inspire a global audience of more than 600 Million people and Rotterdam is one of these cities; how awesome is that?”¬†Maarten Reijgersberg, Social Media Architect at RauwCC



SMW hosts conferences on six continents, including Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Australia and Asia.

With over 70,000 physical attendees joining us every year, 5,000 speakers and more than 1 million people connecting through social and mobile, we believe that SMW is the world’s most important source of information in regards to the future of human connectivity.


With a fast growing contributor base in more than 20 countries around the world, SMW’s news site features a broad range of news articles, trends, opinion pieces, interviews, and product demos, with content distributed through a global network and local sites in 9 different languages.


We publish original and third-party white-papers, research and reports year-round, on trends in emerging technology and social media.


We partner with global brands, agencies, publishers, startups and platform companies to provide deep level engagement through creative ideation and strategy, experiential design, original content, product and brand integration, campaign launches, video production and community management.


With a passion for emerging technology, mobile and social media, Social Media Week attendees always strive to understand and share what’s next. Our audience is made up of:

  • C-Level executives
  • Mid-senior level marketing executives
  • Digitally focused enterprise professionals
  • Technology entrepreneurs and founders
  • Media and publishing executives
  • Bloggers and journalists

Represented businesses span most industries and range from small and medium-sized to the world’s largest and most high profile brands.

Josh Karpf

“The evolving social landscape will impact how people discover, consume and share music; and we are thrilled to work with Social Media Week to host a dialogue around this globally.”Josh Karpf, Global VP, Social Media Marketing, Spotify


“We are proud to be a partner of Social Media Week. This is one of the few events that enables us to connect with our customers and partners globally. We look forward to continued growth and innovation from the Social Media Week team.”Mike Lazerow,¬†Chief Marketing Officer, SalesForce Marketing Cloud