SearchFest 2013 – MnSearch Discount to Attend SEMpdx’s Search Marketing Conference in Portland

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Portland Here We Come

It’s not too late to register for SearchFest 2013 in Portland, Oregon.  This year it will be on February 22nd and again will have some of the most well respected search professionals speaking.  SearchFest is already one of the best values you will find when it comes to search conferences but you can save an additional $50 off the non-member ticket price when you use the discount code: MNSEARCH.

  • What: SearchFest 2013
  • When: February 22, 2013
  • Where: The Governor Hotel – Portland, OR
  • Ticket Price: $369 using the code MNSEARCH
  • MnSearch Bonus – Special invite to the SEMpdx “members only” networking event with SearchFest speakers the night before.



Why Attend To SearchFest?


Marty Weintraub

Marty Weintraub

Top Speakers

SearchFest will have the biggest names in the industry presenting on a variety of topics.  Keynote speakers will be Marty Weintraub of aimClear from right here in Duluth and Duane Forrester of Bing.  Marty’s presentation will be on “Who Gets the Marketing Cheese? A Survivalists Guide to Remaining Relevant: How Do We Fit All THIS In Our Marketing Mix?” Marty is a great presenter and gives great actionable advice in his presentations, if you haven’t seen Marty speak take a look at Marty presenting “Radical Keyword Research” from our event last November.

Other presenters include Rand Fishkin, Ian Lurie, Michael King, Jonathon Colman and John Doherty.   To get a feel of who will be presenting and what they will be presenting on take a look at the speaker interviews.  See the complete list of the experts who will be speaking.

Aaron Weiche - Event Director

Aaron Weiche

Don’t forget to catch MnSearch board member Aaron Weiche and his presentation on Mobile with specific case studies on responsive design and best practices for mobile ad campaigns.

Variety of Tracks

The SearchFest agenda covers a huge variety of online marketing topics including SEO, paid search, analytics, user experience, link building, social media and local/mobile.  The different tracks offer the opportunity for people at all stages of their career to learn valuable and actionable advice.  Sessions are offered for beginners, intermediate and advanced attendees so you can create a custom agenda that best meets your needs.  Take a look at the complete agenda.

Great Networking

Paul Jahn SearchFest BadgeThe speakers at are not your only source of great information and conversation at SearchFest, throughout the day you will have the ability to meet and discuss the industry with passionate search marketers like yourself.

Ask the Experts

Each session at SearchFest has a minimum of 15 minutes of Q&A, allowing you to make sure you have your biggest question answered by an expert.

Did We Mention the Price?

SearchFest offers the biggest names and best networking you will find at a conference but does so at a quarter of the price you would typically pay at other conferences. The cost of admission, a flight to Portland from Minnesota and two nights at a hotel will cost you what just the admission of another search conference.


MnSearch at SearchFest 2012

Our very own MnSearch member Paul Jahn was able to make it to SearchFest last year and was able to take some great picture. Take a look at Paul’s complete SearchFest album to get a feel of SearchFest and Portland.

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Don’t forget to use discount code: MNSEARCH to Save $50

Dustin Thompson is the Sponsorship Director for MnSearch and Online Marketing Consultant at Konnected Interactive. You can find me on Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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