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SEMPO Cities+AZIMA: State of Search Mini-con (Panel+Keynote)

October 18, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Members: Free | Non-Members: $75 | Students: $45 | $95 at the Door

Join us on October 18th for a fun and interactive mini-conference featuring some of the premiere experts in SEO. Current challenges in SEO panel moderated by Carl Chapman, Digital Marketing Expert, at FindLaw, part of Thomson Reuters

  • Jon Maxson, Sr. Director, SEO at iCrossing
  • Kyle Roof, Co-Founder and SEO Lead at High Voltage SEO
  • Scott Shockney, Director Channel Development at theAgency @Web.com

Extended schedule of events:

  • Registration (drinks+apps) 5:30 pm
  • Panel: 6:00-6:45 pm
  • Dinner: 6:45 pm
  • Keynote: 7:15 pm Duane Forrester – VP of Industry Insights, Yext

Duane Forrester is the Vice President of Industry Insights for Yext, leading industry outreach, evangelism and authorship for the company.  Between Microsoft and Yext, he was the VP, Operations with Bruce Clay, Inc, where he led the operations for organic and paid search, social, content and design.

Prior to moving to BCI, he was a Sr. Product Manager responsible for Bing’s Webmaster Program, focused on helping small, medium and enterprise businesses improve their digital marketing efforts. Previously, he was an in-house SEM running the SEO program for MSN in the US & Americas. He’s also the founding co-chair of SEMPO’s In-House SEM Committee, was formerly on the Board of Directors for SEMPO and is the author of two books: How To Make Money With Your Blog & Turn Clicks Into Customers.

Duane has written for publications ranging from SearchEngineLand and DuctTape Marketing to Entrepreneur Magazine, the New York Times and Inc. He actively advises startups and large corporations and even spent time advising the staff who maintain the White House’s websites.

Register to Attend


October 18, 2018
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Members: Free | Non-Members: $75 | Students: $45 | $95 at the Door


Duane Forrester

Duane Forrester, VP Insights, Yext


ASU Kerr Cultural Center
6110 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale,AZ85253United States
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