Digital Marketing Conference Brings Amazon, MailChimp, and Google to Kennesaw State

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Amazon, MailChimp, Google, Cox Media Group, Elf on the Shelf and other high-profile companies are sending marketing experts to the 2019 Digital Marketing Conference at the KSU Center on Thursday, April 4. Now in its second year, the full-day conference hosted by UGA Small Business Development Center at Kennesaw State University (UGA SBDC at KSU) shows small business owners and other professionals how they can use digital marketing strategies to better connect with new and existing customers.

The 2019 Digital Marketing Conference features speakers from some of the largest and most influential players in the digital marketing space. “We are excited to bring together a great line up of presenters again this year. Attendees will learn actionable take-aways they can implement into their business or professional lives. This is an opportunity to learn how to utilize the latest trends in digital marketing to increase sales and brand awareness from the experts,” says Drew Tonsmeire, area director for the UGA SBDC at KSU. 

Presenters at this year’s Digital Marketing Conference include:

Charles LaHeist, Amazon Web Services

Pete Stafford, Cox Media Group

Jenn Green, MailChimp

Amani Channel, Fox 5 Atlanta        

Esther Lippman, Elf on the Shelf

Jessica Ludolph, Aware Media, former Client Partner Facebook & Instagram

Demming Bass, Google

Jason Dominy, Flat Six Services 

Conference sessions will cover a wide range of digital marketing concepts, including:

Developing a Comprehensive Overall Marketing Strategy  

Beyond Email Marketing to Multi-Channel     

Create Thumb-Stopping Videos for Your Business  

Paid Social Media Advertising Metrics

Using Data to Drive Growth                                                       

The conference is open to everyone. Limited seating available. Register early - last year’s conference sold out.

Click here to register

Date:  Thursday, April 4, 2019

Time:  8:00 am - 3:30 pm.

Location:  KSU Center; Room 400, 3333 Busbee Dr. Kennesaw, GA 30144

Cost:  $149. EARLY ENROLLMENT DISCOUNT Just $99 if you register by March 22 — a $50 savings!

After March 22th, $149.  Limited seating. Last year’s conference sold out so register early.

For more information, contact Carole Arnold at or 470.578.6450.