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Westchester Digital Summit
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)
White Plains, NY
Named by Forbes as one of the "4 Lesser-Known Conferences That Deserve Your Attention in 2013" the Westchester Digital Summit will be a global gathering of the most innovative minds in the digital economy today, bringing celebrities, global digital marketers and the most compelling industry personalities impacting the digital world today to Westchester County Center in White Plains, New York.
With an impressive roster of speakers and presenters including, but not limited to:
- Brett Prescott, Global Marketing Strategy at Facebook
- Shripal Shah, Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer at The Washington Redskins
- Josh Glantz, VP & General Manager of Publishers Clearinghouse Online
- Brandon Steiner, Founder and Chairman of Steiner Sports
- Geoffrey Colon, Vice President Social @Ogilvy
- Sandy Carter,Vice President for Social Business and Collaboration Solutions, IBM,
- Michael DiLorenzo, VP of Social Media, Rue La La
- David Honig, VP, Buddy Media
- Rick Burnes, Product Marketing Director, HubSpot
- New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling author Gary Vaynerchuk
- Digital media impresario, author and educator David Kidder
The Westchester Digital Summit will feature a panel discussion led by powerhouse media personalities Dari Alexander, Fox News Anchor and Author; Ed Butowsky, Managing Partner, Chapwood Investments; Jeff Pearlman, author and Sports Illustrated contributor; and Mike Edelhart, CEO, The Pivot Conference, where they will tackle how digital marketing is changing the face of traditional media.
Silverback Social is producing the summit in conjunction with Zanzarella Marketing Consultants. Embracing the drastic change in the way that we, as a culture, aggregate and disseminate information, Silverback CEO Chris Dessi was inspired to organize an event that could offer marketers the proper tools to engage with their clients like never before.
The Westchester Digital Summit will begin at 10AM on Tuesday, May 14th, and will continue throughout the afternoon with panel discussion and keynote speakers.
The event will take place at the Westchester County Center, located at 198 Central Avenue in White Plains, NY. Tickets can be purchased here (http://westchesterdigitalsummit.eventbrite.com/)
For more information, for sponsorship details or to contact the organizers directly, please visit www.westchesterdigitalsummit.com.
LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR DYNAMIC KEYNOTE SPEAKER
What is Gary Vaynerchuk all about? What will you learn from Gary? Watch this:
Gary Vaynerchuk on Piers Morgan Tonight Speaking about his book, The Thank You Economy
MORE DETAILS & AGENDA CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Yes, Please bring a valid ID to enter - must be 18 years or older to attend.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The Westchester County Center is located at 198 Central Avenue just off the Bronx River Parkway in White Plains, New York. It is served by Metro-North Commuter Railroad, and the Westchester County Bee Line Bus System (call 914 813 7777 for bus information) and visit http://www.countycenter.biz for parking details. The County Center is a five minute walk from the White Plains Metro North Train Station.
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Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Your ticket is non tranferrable
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, please make sure you email us to notify us of the update at email@example.com
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No - please bring your appropriate ID, and we will print out a name tag for you at the event.
What is the refund policy?
All sales are final
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
No. All names on registration must match the attendee - unless one person is buying in bulk for an organization, in which case we ask that you still add the attendees names. If you cannot, please email us your requirements at firstname.lastname@example.org
When & Where
Chris is CEO of Silverback Social.He is also an award winning digital thinker, television & radio commentator, author, blogger, and public speaker
Throughout his career in New York and London Chris has worked with Fortune 500 businesses and start-ups alike. His deep marketing acumen combined with his passion for psychology, sociology and cultural studies all reside at the fulcrum of his manifesto that social media is much more of a spiritual awakening rather than a technological one. This revolutionary perspective has propelled his personality into the New York media landscape.
Dessi is a regular social media expert contributor on Fox Evening News, and Good Day New York. He has appeared on the Steve Adubato show One to One, and has made Radio appearances on the John Gambling show on WOR Radio in NYC, and the Mary Beth Marsden show in Baltimore on WBAL.
His first book “Your World is Exploding: How Social Media is Changing Everything and How You Need to Change With It”, shot to #1 on Amazon.com’s Hot New Releases in it’s first two weeks of publication.
In addition to his writing and work in social media, Chris is active on the college lecturing circuit. Coaching students how to leverage social media to benefit their personal brand message and their career. He has guest lectured to students around the country including Marist College, Manhattanville College, Loyola University in Maryland, and at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology Social Media Summit.
As a result of the work and impact via television and radio in the New York metropolitan area Chris was recently selected by the Business Council of Westchester’s 40 under 40. Forty young men and women who exemplify leadership, foresight and a vision for the future of Westchester County have been honored each year since 2004.
He has been quoted in Mashable, and has lectured about the power of social media to the United States Marines aboard the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum. He is a featured contributor on Social Media Today and The Social Customer. Prior to launching Silverback Social, Dessi was Director of Sales of Buddy Media, where he led social media strategy for brands like the NHL, Saks Fifth Avenue, The Washington Redskins, Publishers Clearinghouse, The Philadelphia Eagles, TJX Brands, Michael Kors, and Childfund International.
Chris has a MS from NYU, and BA from Loyola University in Maryland.
Silverback Social, LLC. is a social media agency that helps businesses understand, engage, and thrive in social media. We’re unique because we combine the power of enterprise level social media software with straightforward training and strategy sessions. We educate, empower and execute to drive meaningful business conversions. We don’t just hand you the keys to the car, we teach you how to drive.
- Powerful Software – manage your brand with control and flexibility
- Community Management – content creation, calendaring, posting, engaging
- Small Business Solutions – social media set- up & training
- Education – seminars, executive coaching, strategic consulting
In Your World is Exploding, Chris Dessi, one of the nation’s leaders in web marketing, shares his manifesto that the recent explosion of social media is a spiritual awakening, not a technological one. Dessi shares techniques for mastering engagement in social media for your career, your business, and your life. Part memoir, part brass tactics, & part motivational doctrine, Dessi delivers a punchy treatise on social media, offering entertainment & inspiration throughout. His invaluable lessons on social media will enable you to discover your true calling, take control of your career, and harness the digital forces that shape our world today.
Dialogue on Social Media: www.christopherdessi.com
WOR John Gambling Show: Discussing sexting, social media and politicians: why does it bring so many of them down?
WBAL’s Mary Beth Marsden Pinterest Are You Pinning?
Full Roster of Television Appearances (October 2010- present)
Harrisburg University Social Media Summit: Discussion on Social Networks and the Future:
Marist College: How Can Social Media Help Me Get a Job?
WestFair Communications Roundtable: Social Media is Like Spirit