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  • at Midwest Social Media Conference

@Midwest is seeking tips and techniques from experts in the social media field.

@Midwest the “getting practical” social media conference is seeking your expertise. Our “conference by design” wants to address three levels of interest; beginning, amateur, and pro. We want our topics to be fun and educational. Mostly, we want our attendees to walk away with tangible, practical steps to move forward in the world of social media.

The conference in review

  • Audience: Individuals from small to medium business interested in expanding their marketing efforts with social media
  • Topics: Social media, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, branding, blogs, microblogs, networking, etc.
  • Format: Exhibition space, 2 keynotes, 18 breakout sessions and 6 round tables
  • Keynote speakers: Two keynotes
  • Conference: Spring/Summer, 2014
  • Location: Bloomington/Normal, Illinois
  • Size: 400 attendees

Why @Midwest?

@Midwest is a social media conference located centrally in the Midwest. The Bloomington-Normal area is a vibrant community, home to 165,298 people who exemplify the values of the Midwest and a remarkable quality of life. Located in the heart of Illinois at the junction of Interstates 55, 39, and 74 makes getting here easy. We are just a few hours from Chicago and St. Louis. Bloomington-Normal boasts a bustling airport as well as frequent Amtrak service.

Bloomington-Normal is also growing into a technology mecca for the Midwest. With headquarters for State Farm Insurance, Mitsubishi Motors North America, and COUNTRY Financial and higher educational institutions like Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, Heartland Community College, and Lincoln College-Normal, the community is filled with some of the most recognized experts in the field. The businesses are supported by a thriving community led by the Economic Development Council, McLean County Chamber of Commerce, and the Bloomington-Normal Visitor and Convention Bureau.

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