Special rate offered for UT students, faculty, staff for Internet Marketing Conference

September 12, 2013 | UToday
By Bob Mackowiak

University of Toledo faculty, staff and students can attend the College of Business and Innovation’s Fifth Annual Internet Marketing Conference for the reduced price of $30 if they register by Wednesday, Sept. 18.

Marketing conference bannerThe Internet Marketing Conference will be held Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 8 a.m. until noon in the Student Union. It will provide Toledo-area business professionals with critical insights into the successful use of today’s powerful Internet marketing tools and techniques.

“We have always had many students participate in our first four Internet Marketing Conferences at a special reduced rate,” said Dr. Iryna Pentina, associate professor and chair of the Marketing Department. “Because the information presented is so critical to business success in today’s digital age, we decided to offer the special $30 student rate to UT faculty and staff as well this year.”

Keynote speakers will be Forrest Walden, founder and CEO, and Jim Cavale, chief operating officer, of Iron Tribe Fitness. They will address their success in using marketing strategies to grow their business through online platforms.

Additional topics and speakers will include:

• “How to Get Found on the Internet” by Jeremy Losek, Thread Marketing/Google ad words specialist;

• “Create a Mini Publishing Empire” by Kevin Cesarz, digital strategy leader at Communica;

• “Going Full Circle With Social Media: Timing, Personalities and Promotion on Social Media” by Patrick Giammarco, marketing consultant at PWG Marketing; and

• “Mobile Trends for Business” by Andrew Newby, co-founder and strategy leader for AVATAR.

Conference attendees also will have an opportunity to connect and partner with Internet marketing service providers and vendors who will be sharing their expertise in the exhibition hall during the conference.

Continental breakfast and networking breaks will provide great networking opportunities among conference attendees and exhibitors.

Group discounts are available. There is also an optional lunch with the panel of speakers at noon.

To register or for more information, go to utinternetmarketing.info.

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