SOCIAL KELOWNA 2019
INDUSTRY EXPERTS AT YOUR DOOR
The Okanagan’s most hands-on and up-to-speed social and digital marketing conference.
ESSENTIAL MODERN MARKETING
Learn today’s most tactical skills to grow your brand and expand your business.
TOP STRATEGIES, TIMELY TOOLS
Immediately implementable sales and marketing learns and road-tested case studies to keep you moving forward.
*Phase 1 denotes early-bird ticket pricing, Phase 2 is regular pricing and Phase 3 are the last remaining tickets, but rest assured that what you’re getting at each phase is the same. Buy early to save some cash and your seat!
BE INSPIRED BY THE POWER OF MODERN MARKETING
Custom-built for today's savvy business owner, entrepreneur and marketing professional, Social Kelowna will change the way you see the world, and the way the world sees your business.
Stay tuned to see the exciting lineup of leaders, doers and disruptors set to grace the Social Kelowna stage, each of them having built entrepreneurial empires, amassed awe-inspiring followings and skilled their way to modern marketing success.
Kray Mitchell – Entrepreneur & Proactive Success Specialist, Shopify
Kray is an entrepreneur and a Proactive Success Specialist at Shopify. A specialist in SEO, User Experience and Mobile First Design Strategy, he has helped thousands of merchants get one step closer to their dreams. With a background in Information Technology, Graphic/Web Design and Public Speaking, he has a unique perspective on starting a business with today’s technology.
Alexa Monahan – Marketing Director and Co-Owner, Nature’s Fare Market
Alexa is the Marketing Director and co-owner of Nature’s Fare Markets. She has spent her professional career in the natural health industry and is passionate about everything local, sustainable, and organic. She believes that the purpose of business is to foster healthy communities and to be a force for positive change.
Chantelle Nuttley – Marketing Manager, Nature’s Fare Markets
Chantelle is the Marketing Manager for Nature’s Fare Markets. Her 12-year passion for the natural health industry and digital marketing plays a huge role in her ability to plan and curate brand specific content that communicates and engages target audiences.
Lauren Gerber – Owner & Creative, Luma Social
Lauren spends a lot of time thinking about great design, website coding, sustainable entrepreneurship, + where her next vacation will be! She is the owner + creative behind Luma Social- a website design, graphic design, branding, + social media marketing company. One of her greatest joys is illuminating the magic behind the businesses + people she gets to work with every day.
Jaclyn Robertson – Owner & Visionary, Okanagan Lifestyle Apparel
Jaclyn is a multidimensional, business minded entrepreneur. An innate and experienced connecter, collaborator and activator. Beyond her e-commerce, direct sales model business, Okanagan Lifestyle Apparel, lies a focused passion aimed towards fostering strong and meaningful connectivity in her community.
Heather Sharpe – Director & Event Producer, Sherpa Group
Heather is an award-winning Event Producer and Director at Sherpa Group Events serving clients all around the world with best-in-class event support, sponsorship techniques and production coordination. She is Managing Director of eWomenNetwork Okanagan and is also an Instructor for the Event Management and Promotions program at the Centre for Arts and Technology Okanagan.
William Walczak – CEO, Hiilite
William Walczak leads Kelowna’s largest SEO focused creative agency and offers insights and advice from over two decades of experience helping established businesses grow revenues over 300%. William utilizes Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), Analytics, and solid management fundamentals to help business crush their goals.
Victor Laderoute – Co-Owner & Creative Head, QB Gelato
Entrepreneur. Gelato Master. Teacher. Student. Story-teller. Just a few of the many facets to what begins to describe Victor Laderoute. Coming from a varied background in the hospitality industry he has landed in Kelowna, BC as the part-owner and creative head of QB Gelato. The Gelato shop is part of only 2% of the overall worldwide gelato industry who are committed to using authentic practices using real, raw fresh ingredients in its production of gelato. We are proud to be a part of the growing food culture in this area.
Donna Vecino – Event Manager, Social School
Donna is passionate about developing communities and support organizations that seek to create a positive societal impact, while creating spaces for people to gather and become cultural change-makers. At Social School, she connects people for purpose, and empowers communities to learn, grow and succeed on all fronts.
Jaimie Love – Marketing & Community Manager, Social School
From Instagram to art direction, digital strategy to world-class online ad campaigns, Jaimie loves nothing more than equipping marketers and business owners alike with the modern social skills they need to succeed. A sought-after lead faculty member at Social School, she teaches a badass barre class to boot.
Kelly Doody – Founder & CEO, Social School
Kelly is a journalist-turned-digital marketing junkie, and is committed to connecting the top marketing trends and tools with the entrepreneurs and innovators who need them most. She rarely stops talking about the knowledge share community that is marketing today, and tears up when she thinks about Social School’s role in it.
Social Kelowna is proudly made possible with the help of our pals.
Care to join the ride as a partner or sponsor? We’d love to have you!
WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?
There has never been a better time to invest in your brand and business