Press Release: Call for Speakers

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Press Release: Call for Speakers

@Midwest announces a call for speakers

@Midwest is seeking speakers for their 3rd annual social media conference to be held June 6–7, 2013, at Heartland Community College’s Astroth Community Education Center. @Midwest is a two-day forum where experts address small to mid-sized business professionals who are creating a social media presence or enhancing current practices. The conference is seeking experts and business professionals willing to serve as a session speakers. There are presently six speaking positions available.

This year’s @Midwest conference is looking for speakers who approach topics in a fun, educational manner. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Maximizing your brand image
  • Influencing customer perceptions
  • Writing clearly for a social audience
  • Measuring your ROI
  • Workshop on application development
  • Social media monitoring
  • Social media “how”-to information
  • Topics suggested by speakers

Speakers should provide professionals with the necessary skills to use social media as a tool to grow their business. In addition, session speakers may address various attendee skill levels. Each session will be viewed by  approximately 40-50 attendees and will last an hour. If you are interested in adding your expertise and skills to @Midwest, submit your idea(s) online. To send a proposal, please visit and click on the session ideas tab under the session section. The call for speakers ends March 30, 2013.

If you are unable to volunteer as a session speaker but would still like to be a part of the conference, there are a number of ways to offer your services, including sponsorship. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact

@Midwest came to fruition after a series of meetings between professionals in the Bloomington-Normal area discussing issues surrounding the best practices of social media and ways to evaluate social media marketing. The goal of @Midwest is for all attendees to gain real-world, practical knowledge on utilizing social media in achieving their professional goals.

Submit your session idea today
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