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Social Media Expo JAX

The UNF School of Communication presents Social Media Expo JAX

Social Media Expo JAX is an interactive learning and networking experience. The audience for this conference includes industry professionals, agencies, UNF staff, faculty, and students; all members of the public are invited to attend.

 

The event is designed to promote the exchange of information, ideas, insights, and innovations among professionals and students in areas such as social media, digital marketing, communication, and others. This experience focuses on strategy, skills, and best practices across the social media and digital industries through a series of lectures, workshops, panels, and networking opportunities.

 

Social Media Expo JAX will return in October 2021. Below is information from the 2019 event.

DATE, TIME, & LOCATION:

Friday, October 25, 2019

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Adam W. Herbert University Center

12000 Alumni Drive

Jacksonville, FL 32224

Board of Trustees Room (#1058)

SCHEDULE:

9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Registration

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:50 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Interactive Session A: Audrey Laine Seymour, Mayo Clinic - Topic: Video Trends & Optimization

10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Coffee & Networking Break

10:50 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Interactive Session B: Darnell Brady, Jacksonville Jaguars - Topic: Creating Brand Identity

11:35 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Interactive Session C: Daniel Burstein, MECLABS Institute - Topic: How to Use Social Media to Increase your Marketing Conversion

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:35 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Practitioner Panel

 

Panelists:

Maria Atilano, University of North Florida

Jeremy Nettles, Dalton Agency

Jay Owen, Design Extensions

Jason Mudd, AXIA PR

Carmela Nazareno, The CSI Companies

Jackie Heller, The Florida Yacht Club

 

2:50 p.m. - 3 p.m.  Break

3 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. Keynote - Jennifer Radke, National Institute for Social Media (NISM)

3:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Closing Remarks

 

SPEAKERS:

Keynote by Jennifer Radke, CEO, National Institute for Social Media

Audrey Laine Seymour, Senior Communications Specialist, Social & Digital Innovation, Mayo Clinic

Darnell Brady, Social Media Manager, Jacksonville Jaguars

Daniel Burstein, Senior Director, Content & Marketing, MECLABS Institute

Maria Atilano, University of North Florida

Jeremy Nettles, Dalton Agency

Jay Owen, Design Extensions

Jason Mudd, AXIA PR

Carmela Nazareno, The CSI Companies

Jackie Heller, The Florida Yacht Club

 

Learn more about our speakers and panelists.

TICKETS:

Ticket pricing:

Bundle pricing:

Professional Ticket + Networking Lunch Cost: $125 (Early purchase: $109)

Student Ticket + Networking Lunch Cost: $80 (Early purchase $59)

 

Professional Ticket Cost: $99 (Early purchase: $79)

Student Ticket Cost: $59 (Early purchase $39)

 

Lunch Options (In addition to Ticket Cost):

 

Networking Lunch: Dine among speakers, professionals, and members of the UNF community over a hot lunch buffet.

Professional Ticket Cost: $35 (Early purchase: $30)

Student Ticket Cost: $25 (Early purchase $20)

 

Boxed Lunch or Salad: $15

Other on Campus Dining Options

The nearby Osprey Café on campus serves a buffet lunch for the cost of roughly $10 (pay at the door).

There are also plenty of nearby dining options at the St. John's Town Center.

 

Parking: Parking for the event is FREE.

Media Week

Media Week is an annual event of the School of Communication that brings together professionals in advertising, digital video production, multimedia journalism, and public relations to interact with our undergraduate and graduate students.

 

Victoria Lim tweeted - Thanks for the lively public relations multimedia journalism chat

Victoria Lim, managing editor at Walt Disney World Public Relations, discusses media convergence.

You are invited:

Media Week 2020 is October 19-22. The event will be virtual this year.

Past events:

Media Week 2019 (Summary video of event)

Media Week 2018 (Summary video of event)

Media Week 2017 (Summary video of event)

Media Week 2016

Media Week 2015

Media Week 2014

Media Week 2013