This year, we’re focusing on one of the most requested topics > authenticity.

#UNFILTERED: How to Grow Community in a Dark Social World.

Being #UNFILTERED is all about your online community and how you relate to them authentically. With the shift of what was once very exposed social awareness to now more and more users turning to private conversations online we are finding true, authentic, unfiltered, relationships are what is driving brand engagement. Join us as we discuss this topic with some of the leading social media and marketing experts. As always, you’ll learn everything you need to know about relationship marketing while getting hands-on help and cheat sheets for success.

We’re ready to help you boost your brand and get noticed online. Soon, your company will be an unforgettable part of your followers’ social media feed. Learn how with us at #SMWL21.

We’re once again bringing your favorite speakers to Lima, OH and among the ranks, we have writers, amazing content creators, podcasters and MORE! What they all have in common >> a desire and passion to create authentic content that converts and grows your digital community.

A few topics to expect…

  • The NEW Rules of SEO
  • How to Create Compelling Content using your Smartphone
  • How to Grow your Business using Webinars
  • How to Create a Brand Manifesto

Get EXCITED, the largest social media marketing conference in the midwest is coming back to Lima!

Our annual conference is coming back with a bang this year and we’re ready to hit the ground running with fresh ideas and stellar marketing tips. Social Media Week Lima 2021 will be held on August 11th and 12th at the UNOH Event Center. August 11th will be a full conference day and August 12th will include hands-on workshops that will put your newly acquired skills to practical use! Lunch is included both days and there is always time to network. Don’t miss out on the jam-packed two-day conference that will help elevate your business and enhance your marketing techniques.

social media week lima 2020: Unfiltered

Event Schedule

We are dedicated to building a remarkable conference

#SMWL21 Kickoff Opening Remarks

by Demian Ross

Unfiltered- Shedding some light on Dark Social

by Jessika Phillips

Future-Ready Your Business

by Brian Fanzo

How To Be More Human on Social Media in Order to Create Connections

by Julia Jornsay-Silverberg

Networking Break

Marketing in the New Normal

by Juantae DeLane

The Goldilocks Zone of Growth: How to Evolve Your Offer (and Your Marketing) to Attract Your Perfect Clients

by Craig Severinsen

Lunch & Panel Discussion UNOH students The title #Unfiltered Conversation with the next generation of Brand Loyalty

Moderated by Mike Gingerich

Panel – Trust Currency — How To Build Brand Equity & Customer Loyalty?

by Troy Sandidge / Christine Gritmon / Jen Cole

The Laughable Truth of Growing our Brands – Starting from the Inside > Out

Laughing Love Bugs

Networking Break

Unscripted – Creating The Content You Didn’t Know You Had

by Chad Illa-Petersen

The #Unfiltered Business – How to make a big impact in a small business

by Allie Bloyd

#Unfiltered Momentum – How to find flow in your creative process

by Candice Denise
Perfect isn’t attainable. Just focus on getting in flow. Because our procrastination is becoming someone else’s acceleration. We will discuss how to get into your life and out of your head.

Networking Break

Unfiltered leadership – how to lead during a crisis

with Sarah Kelsey, Julie Riley, Jen Watson, Bella Vasta

#Unfiltered Answers to top Marketing Questions – Unleash Your Marketing Mind

with Angus Nelson

Entrepreneurship #Unfiltered how to take care of yourself so you can take care of your team and your customers

by Marc Bowker

The #Unfiltered future of Voice in marketing

by Judi Fox

Building Better Mousetraps: A Content-Driven Approach to Conversion Optimization

by Andy Crestodina

Networking Break

Video Tips from an Emmy Award Winning broadcaster

by Jennifer Watson

#Unfiltered LinkedIn Messaging: Capture Attention and Grow Your Connections on LinkedIn

by Jaime Cohen


The Real Ad-vantage – How to use Facebook Ads

by Joanna Toronto

Maximizing Your Content Creation Efforts

by Byron Ingraham

The Social Media Glass Ball: Analytics

by Brianna Anderson

Networking Break

Taking action on your plan – Expert led Table Talks

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