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Social Media Expo JAX

The UNF School of Communication presents Social Media Expo JAX

Social Media Expo JAX is a single-day interactive learning and networking experience to take place on Friday, October 25, 2019. This event is part of the School of Communication's annual Media Week. The audience for this conference includes industry professionals, agencies, UNF staff, faculty, and students; all members of the public are invited to attend. Registration and ticket information.

 

Social Media Expo JAX 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 day-long 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.

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 (*See lunch options below Tickets)

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

 

Confirmed 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

 

2:35 p.m. - 2:55 p.m. Coffee & Networking 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

 

Social Media Practitioner's Panel:

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

Additional panelists to be announced

 

Learn more about our speakers and panelists.

TICKETS:

Tickets are currently on sale for the event and will remain open until the day of the event or they are sold out (Bundle packages and Networking Lunch ticket sales will close on October 15, 2019). This is a limited seating event with only 200 tickets available. Early bird pricing is available through September 30, 2019; regular pricing resumes October 1, 2019. Please contact the conference organizer, Dr. Margaret Stewart, for more information.

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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 unfMediaWeek

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

You are invited:

Media Week 2019 (coming Oct. 21-25)

Past events:

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