Logo for the @Midwest Social Media Conference

Logo for the @Midwest Social Media Conference

Registration is open for the @Midwest Social Media Conference on April 20-21 at Illinois State University.

Now in its sixth year, @Midwest is bringing in leaders in business, marketing, and social media to show how you can leverage social networks for your business or organization. This year’s conference will be held on April 21 with pre-conference workshops being held on April 20. Register here.

@Midwest is a conference style social media event where experts address business professionals seeking to build a presence in social media or looking to enhance their current practices. The workshop is sponsored in part by Illinois State University’s School of Communication.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Jeff Marcoux, CMO Lead for Worldwide Enterprise Marketing at Microsoft. Jeff currently sits on the board for the Internet Marketing Association (www.imanetwork.org), is a professor of marketing at UC Irvine’s extension program, and has received Congressional recognition for his work in the Internet Marketing Industry.

General sessions focus on topics concerning strategies for creating engaging social media content, how to effectively use social media advertising, how to make sense of social media data, how to successfully monitor social media, and more! Find session information.