SASKATOON

Social School Saskatoon 2019

WHEN

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
8:00am-4:00pm

WHERE

Broadway Theatre
715 Broadway Ave, Saskatoon

WHO

Marketers, entrepreneurs,
business owners & beyond

Social School Saskatoon 2019 will once again feature a stellar line-up of hands-on workshops covering the most timely social media and digital marketing topics, and all the tactics, insights and ideas you could possibly need to take your business to incredible new heights in the weeks, months and years ahead.

Throughout this full day of learning and launching, we’ll be joined by live experts from all walks of life, ready to share their wins, losses and secrets of modern marketing success. Get ready to hear from a game-changing lineup of Saskatchewan’s most notable innovators and entrepreneurs who are not just influencing their industries, but disrupting them top to bottom.

INDUSTRY EXPERTS AT YOUR DOOR

Saskatchewan’s most hands-on and up-to-speed social media and digital marketing conference.

ESSENTIAL MODERN MARKETING SKILLS

Learn today’s most tactical trends and tips to grow your brand and expand your business.

TOP STRATEGIES, TIMELY TOOLS

Immediately implementable sales and marketing learns and road-tested case studies to keep you moving forward.

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AWESOME CITIES
63
HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS
72
LIVE INDUSTRY PROS
1400
LIKE-MINDED MARKETERS

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8:00-9:00am – REGISTRATION & MORNING COFFEE MINGLE

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.

9:00-9:45am – SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY

Prepare to learn about the marketing that matters in 2019 and beyond, 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 media, 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.

9:45-10:30am – FACEBOOK FOR BUSINESS

Discover which Facebook content far outperforms the rest, the top tools for promotion and amplification of your posts, how to affordably boost your content to custom audiences, and the most effective ways be seen, heard and drive meaningful results using Facebook Business Manager, Ads Manager, Audiences and remarketing tools.

10:30-10:45am – CONNECTION BREAK

Refill your coffee, refresh your feed, high-five your neighbour, and get ready for some Instagram.

10:45-11:30am – INSTAGRAM FOR BUSINESS

Learn how to build a worldclass Instagram feed, where to snap and source stunning images for your specific business, use the platform and its built-in business tools to drive meaningful actions and measurable conversions, and powerfully boost your brand to entirely new audiences. Bonus learns: Instagram Stories, Live broadcasts, algorithm hacks and highest-performing content types.

11:30am-12:00pm – LIVE Q&A

Live local experts take the stage to answer your q's, fill in the gaps, and deliver their unbridled, road-tested advice on all things Facebook, Instagram, modern marketing, and strategic social media, and provide uncensored additional insights on the topics at hand.

12:00-1:00pm – LUNCH BREAK

Duck out for a bite at one of dozens of nearby cafes and restaurants

1:00-1:45pm – KILLER CONTENT & LIVE VIDEO

Gain imperative insight into the essential components of today's most compelling written and visual content, weave captivating campaigns into your day-to-day posts, and plan, shoot, post and leverage the most shared, consumed and high-converting content in the modern marketing landscape: live video.

1:45-2:30pm – SOCIAL MEDIA SCHEDULING & AUTOMATION

Discover today’s top social media scheduling tools, understand how to selectively automate your posts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn for maximum audience engagement and ROI, how and where planned vs. live content comes into play, and how to measure, analyze and optimize it all.

2:30-3:00pm – BREAKOUT BREAK

Mix and mingle with your fellow conference attendees, meet the people you MOST need to talk to, based on your industry, expertise, challenges or goals, make new pals, partners and supporters, and expand on your favourite learns.

3:00-3:15pm – TOOLS & TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE

In this crazy age of marketing technology stacks, epic hardware, software, tools, programs, apps and beyond, we'll guide you through our best bets hard and soft, so you can end the trial and error and immediately up your game.

3:20-4:00pm – THE FULL DISCLOSURE FORUM

Prepare for a firestorm of live local experts, ready to spill their hits, misses and coveted secrets of social media success in The Social School's unique 'Full Disclosure Forum' format. Rapid-fire questions, audience voted answers, unparalleled insights, laughs and learns, and the perfect way to cap off the day.

REGISTER

Social School Saskatoon 2019 PHASE 1 TICKETS on sale while they last.

BE INSPIRED BY THE POWER OF MODERN MARKETING

Custom-built for today's savvy business owner, entrepreneur and marketing professional, Social School Saskatoon will change the way you see the world, and the way the world sees your business.

LIVE GUESTS

2018 brought a fresh crop of local leaders, doers and disruptors back to the Social School Saskatoon stage. They’ve amassed major marketing wins, built entrepreneurial empires and bootstrapped their way to digital and social media success, and we hung on their every word.

What will 2019 have in store? Stay tuned to find out!

2018 Marketing Industry Insiders LIVE Q&A:

TJAGS - Social School Saskatoon
Justin Reeves and Greg Moore
Co-founders, The Justin and Greg Show – aka #TJAGS – and Pidgeon Social

Two smart, funny guys (one good looking) making a difference in the world one TJAGS Facebook Live episode at a time, straight from Regina, Sask.

@pidgeonsocial @justinandgreg

Tyler Babiy - Social School Saskatoon
Tyler Babiy
Co-founder and Social Media Lead, T Squared Social and Social Made Local

Masterminding creative strategies and original content for their clients is the T Squared M.O., engaging the real people, places and things that make up the story behind the business.

@tsquaredsocial @tylerbabiy

2018 Local Leaders, Doers and Disruptors FULL DISCLOSURE FORUM:

Shawn Moen - Social School Saskatoon
Shawn Moen
Co-Founder and CEO, 9 Mile Legacy Brewing

Shawn is a recovering lawyer, having spent almost a decade practicing law before taking the plunge and launching Riversdale-based 9 Mile Legacy with his best friend Garrett Pederson. He is living proof that there is life after law and that owning a small business ages you exponentially. And oh, we can hardly wait to learn why…

@9MileLegacy @theshawnymo @SmallDogFred

Erin Holm - Social School Saskatoon
Erin Holm
Founder, Den Designs

In addition to honouring her late father Dennis through her wood and artwork at Den Designs, Erin is a multi-faceted MBA alumni, marketing professional and entrepreneur, moonlighting as owner of Hookd Marketing, a sessional lecturer in marketing at the University of Saskatchewan, and co-founder of Launch YXE.

@dendesigns_yxe  @launchyxe @erinlholm

Liana Buenaventura - lmno - Social School Saskatoon
Liana Buenaventura
Digital Director, LMNO

Driven by data-informed design and solutions, Liana has amassed more than a decade of digital marketing, account management and design expertise, working global brands like BlackBerry, Sun Life Financial and AT&T to develop digital and social media strategies and solutions that kick major butt, and help LMNO’s clients maximize their ROI on digital communications.

@meetlmno @buenadesign

PARTNERS

Social School Saskatoon is proudly made possible with the help of our pals.

Turner Event Management - Social School Regina

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