Atlantic Canada's Largest Digital Marketing Conference


October 19th and 20th, 2023

Halifax, NS

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SOLD OUT - JOIN WAITLIST The event that keeps Canadian digital marketers ahead of trends and at their best.

SocialEast 2023 is back for its fourth year, and it's going to be more spectacular than ever!

Elevate your digital presence with confidence, ensuring your message resonates with the right people. Dive deep into audience engagement, explore your analytics, and step out of your comfort zone to supercharge your strategies, elevate your tactics, and achieve outstanding results.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn, grow, and network at SocialEast 2023.

What to Expect

1.5 days of 14+ exceptional speaker sessions to choose from

A choice of two epic speaker experiences every hour.

2 evenings of networking and community-building

A cinematic experience with 50-foot screens and surround-sound

SocialEast 2023 Conference Schedule





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SocialEast 2023 Speakers

Our awesome presenters have gone all-in on the important tasks of budgeting, strategizing, managing, and reporting. They've got it down pat and know the ins and outs of building a killer social media and digital marketing strategy. With their impressive expertise, contagious enthusiasm, and total dedication to boosting the Canadian digital marketing scene, these speakers at SocialEast are a cut above the rest. Get ready for some seriously awesome insights and inspiration!

SocialEast will feature 15 expert speakers

Storytelling Through the Indigenous Lens

Darian Kovacs view bio Partner

"Community Commerce on TikTok"

Neil Cameron view bio Head of Canadian Agency Partnerships

"Navigating the Modern Brand Media Landscape"

Peter Hand Brand Strategy Lead

"Driving Revenue with Influencers"

Vinod Varma Co-founder & CEO

Moving Mountains: How to Get approvals and Buy-In for your Comms Strategy

Kevin Parent view bio Social Media Lead

"The SMS Masterclass: Everything You Need to Know about SMS Marketing

Alicia Taggio view bio Director, Customer Success

"Turning YOUR Customer Transformation Stories into Profit"

Marketing Specialist for Makers & Creatives view bio Julie Ogilvie

"Amplifying Creativity: How to save time and supercharge your content with AI"

Adam Rozenhart view bio Partner

"Amplifying Creativity: How to Save Time and Supercharge Your Content with AI"

Tyler Butler view bio Partner

"Google Ads: What The Top 3% Of Agencies Do Differently"

Jake Surrey view bio Head of Digital

"Shady Social Media: Marketing Hacks That Should be Illegal"

Beverley Theresa view bio Social Media Strategist

"The Secrets of Crafting High Converting Meta Ads"

Caley Dimmock view bio Founder

"The Brand Advantage: Unleashing the Power of Building Your Brand for Success and Growth"

Crystal MacGregor view bio Director Communications & Marketing

"Compassionate storytelling – Using empathy and authenticity to engage an audience"

Mark Inglis view bio Development Officer - Alumni Relations

PR Nightmares: How A Disaster Can Become Your Best Brand Awareness Tool

Joshua Counsil view bio Co-founder

"How A Promise To The Customer Gives Campaigns The Edge"

Sean McConnell view bio Agency Lead

Swipe Right for Success: Dating in the B2B Marketing Space

Derek Hovinga view bio Owner & Inbound Marketing Strategist

From PMeh to PMax: High-Octane Google Ads Performance

Idris Fashan view bio Director Sales & Marketing


Catherine Henry

Panel: The Resilience and Relevance of Traditional Media in the Digital Age."

Tamara Munroe view bio Media Sales Strategist

Panel: "Storytelling Through the Indigenous Lens"

Ben Borne view bio Founder, Leader, and Communicator

Panel: "The Resilience And Relevance Of Traditional Media In The Digital Age."

Mike Hall Director, Digital Strategy

Venue Park Lane Cinemas

We're thrilled to return to Park Lane Cinemas for the third year. The venue is fully accessible, with easy access to parking and lots of shops and dining just steps away from the conference.


Accomodations The Hollis Halifax

We are pleased to offer SocialEast attendees a preferred rate of $229 at the The Hollis Halifax. It must be booked by September 29, 2023.

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Pre-Conference Seminar October 19th, 2023

A few hours before SocialEast kicks off, Join Jelly Academy, as they dive into the future of Social Media Advertising. This seminar will be led by a Meta Certified Lead Trainer, Digital Ads specialist, and Digital Marketing instructor of Jelly Academy. As we move into a cookie-less world, and one where targeting parameters are becoming more and more limited, it is important how we navigate the world of digital advertising, and in particular, social media advertising. Join us to hear our predictions, recommendations, and resources for keeping on top of this ever-changing world.  Add This To Your SocialEast Experience for Only $75

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Who Should Attend

SocialEast is the ultimate annual gathering for professionals in the realms of digital marketing, social media, and communications. It's your go-to event when it comes to staying in the loop with the freshest trends, cutting-edge strategies, and all things digital best practices. Whether you're hungry for knowledge in social customer service or eager to explore the boundless horizons beyond, SocialEast is the place to be for an invigorating dose of professional development. We've got your back when it comes to staying ahead of the game!

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  • Social Media Managers
  • Communications & Marketing Professionals
  • Communications & Marketing Professionals
  • Public Relations Practitioners
  • CMOs, VPs of Marketing, and Other Marketing Leaders
  • Small Business Operators
  • Communications Students
  • Content Managers
  • Self-represented professionals & artists
  • Photographers, videographers, technicians and artists who want to provide services to social media marketers

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