SOCIAL SCHOOL KELOWNA

THE COUNTDOWN TO KELOWNA IS ON

WHEN

Friday, September 22
9:00am-4:00pm

WHERE

Manteo Resort Waterfront
Hotel – 3762 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna, BC

WHO

Entrepreneurs, marketers,
business owners & beyond

This unforgettable one-day event will transform the way you promote your brand, market your business and grow your success.

Social School Kelowna will feature a stellar line-up of hands-on workshops covering the most timely social media and digital marketing topics, and all the tools, tactics, insights and ideas you could possibly need to take your business to incredible new heights in 2018 and beyond.

After a full day of learning and launching you into action, we’ll end with a game-changing panel of local innovators and entrepreneurs who are not just influencing their industries, but disrupting them top to bottom.

The Social School Kelowna

INDUSTRY EXPERTS AT YOUR DOOR

The world-class social media, digital marketing and small business innovation conference the Okanagan has been waiting for.
Social School Kelowna

ESSENTIAL BUSINESS SKILLS

Learn today’s most essential skills, ideas, info and insights to expand your reach, grow your brand and expand your business.
Social School Kelowna

TIMELY TOOLS, TACTICAL TIPS

Immediately implementable sales and marketing tools for today’s entrepreneurs, marketing professionals and small business owners.
7
SESSIONS
5
EXPERT PANELISTS
200
SEATS
1
DAY

AGENDA

Social School Kelowna

8:00-8:45am – REGISTRATION

Grab your event pass, meet your fellow attendees and get ready for an incredible day of learning the most timely marketing skills and launching them into action.

9:00-9:50am – SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY

Prepare to properly audit your current social media platforms and presence, nail down the ideal themes and categories from which to create brilliant content for your social feeds, blog, e-newsletter and beyond, and learn how to map out a plan for maximizing your online exposure, reach and resources over the coming year.

10:00-10:50am – FACEBOOK FOR BUSINESS

Discover the top tools for promotion and amplification of your incredibly compelling Facebook content, learn how to affordably boost your posts to custom target audiences, and discover the most effective ways get seen and heard by the right people at the right time.

11:00-11:50am – INSTAGRAM FOR BUSINESS

Learn how to build a beautiful Instagram feed, powerfully use the platform for business growth, and boost your visibility to entirely new audiences. Prepare to master the essentials of photo and video sharing, and see the reach and resonance of your images improve immensely as a result.

11:50am-12:10pm – LIVE Q&A

Your chance to address the experts with any social media or digital marketing-related question or query, receive a quick audit of your social feeds or platform presence, and glean additional insights on the topics at hand.

12:10-1:00pm – LUNCH BREAK

Grab a bite at Manteo Resort's award-winning Smack DAB restaurant, or duck into one of the many cafes and restaurants along Lakeshore Rd.

1:00-1:50pm – CREATING KILLER CONTENT

Gain imperative insight into the essential components of today's most compelling written and visual content, learn how to weave captivating campaigns into your day-to-day posts, and understand what's behind the photos, videos and viral content your audience loves to consume, and lives to share.

2:00-2:50am – SOCIAL MEDIA SCHEDULING & AUTOMATION

Learn the landscape of today’s top social media scheduling tools, understand how automating your posts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter is integral to your online success, and how and where planned vs. live content comes into play. Bonus learn: pre-boosting your Facebook posts to custom audiences before they go live.

2:50-3:10pm – NETWORKING BREAK

Mix and mingle with your fellow conference attendees, make new friends, partners and supporters, and share your favourite learns.

3:10-4:00pm – ENTREPRENEURS & INNOVATORS PANEL

Prepare to cap off your day of jam-packed learning by listening in on the wins, losses and secrets of success of a range of Kelowna's most seasoned business owners, socially-savvy entrepreneurs and successful innovators of our time. This guided Q&A will leave you fully inspired to launch into action and put the learns of the day into play.

Custom-built for today's savvy business owner, entrepreneur and marketing professional, Social School Kelowna is the only conference of its kind.

REGISTER

Limited seats remain – grab yours while they last!

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PANEL SPEAKERS

Get ready to hear from a fresh crop of local leaders, doers and disruptors, all of who have built entrepreneurial empires and fanatic followings, and bootstrapped their way to marketing and business success.

STAY TUNED FOR MORE PANELISTS ADDED WEEKLY!

William Walczak
Director, Hiilite

Passion for technology, brands and business. William believes that maximum potential is achieved only when the right technology works in concert with the brightest creative minds. He wants to empower those around him to achieve their best results.

Kyle Nixon
President, BNA Brewing

Born and raised in Kelowna, Kyle cares deeply about this community and the people in it. Hospitality is the way he communicates that passion – through great beer, delicious food, and engaging conversation. Extending that conversation to an online space was a big step but he’s never looked back!

PREPARE TO BE INSPIRED BY THE POWER OF MODERN MARKETING

PARTNERS

Social School Kelowna is proudly made possible with the help of our partners, sponsors and pals.

Care to join the ride? We’d love to have you!

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Been searching for a reason to book a stay at the stunning Manteo Resort on the shores of Okanagan Lake? Now’s your chance.

Download the Manteo Resort guest room info sheet for all you need to know about room types and reservations.

From there, take advantage of our exclusive Social School Kelowna room rates, indulge in the amenities and see you at the event!

WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

There has never been a better time to invest in your brand and business