Rocks Digital Marketing Conference 2018

Registration for the 2018 Rocks Digital Marketing Conference is underway! Visit the conference site NOW!

Rocks Digital Marketing Conference 2018, Dallas, Texas

Bernadette Coleman and Lissa Duty, the conference organizers, are excited to invite you to this year’s Dallas based annual Local Search and Social Media Day celebration. The fun starts on June 29 (Local Search Day) and lasts through June 30 (Social Media Day)!

Ready for the Rocks Digital Marketing Conference 2018?

At the Rocks Digital Marketing Conference 2018 we will ROCK the topics you want to hear including Local, Social and Mobile. This year’s digital marketing conference is bringing much needed education, information and resources to business owners, digital marketing agencies and enterprise level service providers. You will not want to miss this must-attend event.

Attendees can register for one day or two! Register Now!

What to Expect at Rocks Digital 2018

Access the Speaker and Session Information by Track

Keynotes | Rocks Talks | Buzz BuildersBreak-Outs | Local Search Panel | Influencer Marketing Panel | Rocks Digital Marketing Q & A Panel

Keep reading for a brief overview of the agenda or download the PDFS – Day 1 – June 29 | Day 2 – June 30.

(Note: Agenda is subject to change.)

Friday, June 29 – Local Search Day

  • Check-In Opens: 8:30 am
  • Welcome: 9:30 am Lissa Duty
  • Morning Keynote: Click and Mortar: The Ultimate Roadmap to Winning Locally Online, Lance Bachmann
  • Buzz Builder: How to Create Brand Love, Faith Murphy
  • Rocks Talks High-Energy Big Impact Presentations: featuring industry experts Michelle Stinson Ross, Collin Holmes and Kate Buck Jr.
  • Onsite Lunch: 12:20 pm to 1:10 pm
  • Break-Out Sessions: 1:10 pm to 3:00 pm Attendees will have 9 Break-Out Sessions to choose from
  • Networking Break: 3:00 to 3:30 pm
  • Local Search Day Panel: Bernadette Coleman, moderator, and featuring expert panelists Cindi Aldrich, Kevin Clark and Chaz Edward
  • Closing Keynote: 4:30 pm The Winning Secrets to Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age, Sinan Kanatsiz and Erik Leist
  • Onsite After-Event: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm Mashable’s Social Media Day Tweetup

Download the day 1 agenda.

Saturday, June 30 – Social Media Day

  • Check-In Opens: 8:30 am
  • Welcome: 9:30 am Lissa Duty
  • Morning Keynote: Making Money with Paid Social, in 2018: #WTF!? What to Do & Winning Plays,  Marty Weintraub
  • Buzz Builder: How to Explosively Grow a Personal Brand on LinkedIn, Goldie Chan
  • Influencer Marketing Panel: Cynthia Smoot, moderator, and influencers Elayna Fernandez, Leah Frazier and Nicki Patel
  • Onsite Lunch: 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm
  • Rocks Talks High-Energy Big Impact Presentations: featuring industry experts J. Schuh, Dennis Dayman and Tyler Sickmeyer
  • Buzz Builder: How B2B and B2C Use Instagram to Win New Customers, Sweta Patel
  • Networking Break: 2:40 pm to 3:10 pm
  • Rocks Digital Marketing Q & A Panel: Lissa Duty, moderator, and featuring expert panelists Denise Casagrande, Robin Moss and Tony Wright
  • Closing Keynote: 4:00 pm Get Inspired to Create the Ultimate Version of You On- and Offline, John Marrone
  • On-Your-Own Happy Hour: 5:00 pm Hotel Bar

Download the day 2 agenda.

Conference, Location, Dates & Times

Hyatt Regency North Dallas, 701 East Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas, 75081, (972) 619-1234 (Located off US 75 & Campbell) 

We gave a great room rate for overnight guests. Learn more.

(Insider scoop: Most of the speakers stay onsite and will be hanging out around the hotel after the event ends. Stay around and get the opportunity for one-on-one time.)

Rocks Digital Marketing Speakers

Cindi Aldrich | Hugo D. Aviles | Lance Bachmann | Kate Buck Jr. | Denise Casagrande | Bernadette Coleman | Goldie Chan | Kevin Clark | Dave Davies | Dennis Dayman | Antoine Dupont | Lissa Duty | Chaz Edward | Shelly Fagin | Elayna Fernandez | Leah Frazier | Bill Hartzer | Collin Holmes | Sinan Kanatsiz | Erik Leist | John MarroneJesse McDonald | Robin Moss | Faith Murphy | Nicki PatelSweta Patel | John Peterson | J. Schuh | Tyler Sickmeyer | Grant Simmons | Cynthia Smoot | Michelle Stinson Ross | David Szetela | Marty Weintraub | Tony Wright

If you haven’t registered yet, now is the time! Click here to access the conference overview / registration page!

Take a peek at the speakers and presentations as they are announced. Click their image to learn more about each speaker and their presentation.

Joe Youngblood, Digital Marketing Expert, to Emcee Local Search and SEO Track at Rocks Digital 2018
June 18
The Social-Savvy Heather Nichols to Emcee the Social Media and Content Track at Rocks Digital 2018
June 18
Dan Sturdivant, SEO Pro, to Emcee the Mobile and Web Track at Rocks Digital 2018
June 18
Everyone’s Favorite Mompreneur, Elayna Fernandez, Joins the Influencer Marketing Panel at Rocks Digital 2018
June 15
Nicki Patel, Influencer Relations Pro, Joins the Influencer Marketing Panel at Rocks Digital 2018
June 14
Data Privacy Expert, Dennis Dayman, to Present a Rocks Talk on GDPR at Rocks Digital 2018
June 13
John Marrone, the Ultimate 1on1 Coach, Presents the Power of Inspiration at Rocks Digital 2018
June 12
Chatmeter CEO, Collin Holmes, to Present on the Evolution of Local Search at Rocks Digital 2018
June 11
Kate Buck Jr., Social Media Pro and Digital Nomad, to Speak on the Four P’s of Live Video at Rocks Digital 2018
June 08
Faith Murphy, Former Yahoo Exec, to Present on How to Create Brand Love at Rocks Digital 2018
June 06
Erik Leist, Digital Strategist, to Join Keynote, Sinan Kanatsiz on Stage at Rocks Digital 2018
June 05
Founder of the Internet Marketing Association, Sinan Kanatsiz, to Keynote on The Winning Secrets to Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age
June 05
Chaz Edward, Google My Business Aficionado, Joins the Local Search Day Panel at Rocks Digital 2018
May 30
Leah Frazier, FashionPreneur™, Joins the Influencer Marketing Panel at Rocks Digital 2018
May 29
Kevin Clark, VP at Synup, Joins Local Search Day Panel at Rocks Digital 2018
May 25
Social Media Maverick, Marty Weintraub, to Keynote on Paid Social in Dallas on Social Media Day 2018
May 24
Cindi Aldrich, 30-Year Yellow Pages Industry Veteran and CEO of ADP Joins the Local Search Day Panel at Rocks Digital 2018
May 21
Bernadette Coleman, Rocks Digital Cofounder, and #QueenofLocalSEO to Moderate Local Search Day Panel at Rocks Digital 2018
May 17
Cynthia Smoot, Publicist and Influencer, to Moderate Influencer Marketing Panel at Rocks Digital 2018
May 15
Tony Wright, Search Marketing Expert, Joins the 2018 Rocks Digital Marketing Q & A Panel
May 14
Robin Moss, Digital Marketing Pro, to Participate on 2018 Rocks Digital Marketing Q & A Panel
May 14
Denise Casagrande, Social Media Director at PCG Companies, Joins the 2018 Rocks Digital Marketing Q & A Panel
May 14
Lissa Duty, Rocks Digital Cofounder and Organizer to Moderate Rocks Digital Marketing Q & A Panel on Social Media Day 2018
May 11
J. Schuh to Present a Rocks Talk on Relationship Marketing at Rocks Digital 2018
May 08
Antoine Dupont to Speak on Creating Videos People Want to Watch at Rocks Digital 2018
May 07
Shelly Fagin, SEMrush Community Manager, to Present on Facebook Groups at Rocks Digital 2018
May 03
Hugo D. Aviles to Speak on Blockchain’s Transformation of the Digital Marketing Ecosystem at Rocks Digital 2018
May 02
Lance Bachmann, 1SEO CEO, to Keynote on Winning Locally Online at Rocks Digital 2018
May 01
Bill Hartzer, SEO Expert, to Speak on Desktop and Mobile SEO Audits at Rocks Digital 2018
April 30
David Szetela to Speak on PPC Advertising and Artificial Intelligence at Rocks Digital 2018
April 24
Michelle Stinson Ross to Present Rocks Talk on 21st Century Marketing & Human-Cyborg Relations
April 23
John Peterson, WordPress Web Developer, to Speak at Rocks Digital 2018
April 23
Sweta Patel, Instagram Influencer, to Speak on B2B and B2C Instagram Strategies at Rocks Digital 2018
April 19
Dave Davies, Internet Marketer, to Speak on User-Intent in a Machine Learning World at Rocks Digital 2018
April 17
Jesse McDonald to Speak on Technical SEO and Off-Site Signals at Rocks Digital 2018
April 17
Tyler Sickmeyer to Present a Rocks Talk on the Ever-Changing Social Landscape
April 16
Grant Simmons, Search Marketing Expert, to Speak on Content Ideation and Creation at Rocks Digital 2018
April 16
Goldie Chan, Top LinkedIn Video Creator to Speak at Rocks Digital 2018
April 11

Haven’t attended before? Tour the Conference Archives 2013, 20142015, 2016, 2017 and the Local Search & Social 2014 and 2015.

Questions? Email Lissa or complete the Contact form. Contacting us implies NO commitment – it just gets your questions answered!

Rocks Digital Marketing Conference FAQs 

What makes the Rocks Digital Marketing Conference different? The community and conversations between speakers and attendees don’t stop when the day ends. Friendships and alliances are formed that go well beyond the conference center walls and will continue to after-events, social media conversations, emails and phone calls. Each year prior attendees eagerly register and await the day for this digital reunion. Many have coined the conference “a family reunion of their online world” in Dallas, Texas for two days.

Is this a local or national conference? Rocks Digital is a national conference at affordable prices. We attract attendees and speakers from opposite ends of the U.S. from California to Florida, North Dakota to Texas and from Oregon to New Jersey. International representation includes Mexico and Edinburgh, the U.K. You will meet people who have traveled far and wide to attend, speak and learn from the best in the industry.

Who are the speakers? Local and nationally recognized award-winning speakers that have presented at conferences around the U.S., including PubCon, SxSW, Social Media Marketing World and more.

Who should attend Rocks Digital? Business owners, web designers, social media strategists, SEO authorities, lawyers, doctors, coaches and more.

When do I need to register? The EARLIER you REGISTER the MORE you will SAVE! The amount you save is up to you.

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