The Largest Social Media and Digital Marketing Conference in Atlantic Canada

Halifax, Nova Scotia

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SocialEast is returning to Halifax, bigger and even better for 2019.

SocialEast is an exciting, one-day conference designed for those working in communications, marketing and social media.

Attendees experience sessions and panels lead by the industry's foremost experts from across the country. Over the course of SocialEast, our speakers will share the elements of truly successful social media and advanced digital strategies for businesses big and small.

SocialEast is being produced by the same people who created SocialWest, which is now the largest digital marketing conference in Western Canada. To find out more about SocialWest, please visit:

Dynamic Speakers, Cutting-Edge Insights

Each of our speakers have been chosen specifically because they are exciting, dynamic and invested in using their sessions to educate our attendees.

SocialEast 2019 will feature 10 expert speakers.

Download the SocialEast app to view the full schedule, learn about all 10 speakers, and join the discussion: Download for iOS | Download for Android.

You can also view the full schedule here and learn about the speakers here.

Susan Charles

Creating Stand Out Video Creative

Susan Charles Brand Strategy Lead at Google Canada
Andrea MacDonald

Building a Zero Friction Future

Bobby Hennessey Commerce Client Partner, Facebook Canada
Andrea MacDonald

Why Connecting with What’s Happening is Important for Brands

Andrea MacDonald Sector Head, Twitter Canada
Richard Wong

The Future of B2B Marketing: Trends for the Contrarian Marketer

Richard Wong Lead, High Growth and Agency at LinkedIn

Building a Brand? Try Losing Control.

Sarah Feldman Director, Marketing & Strategic Communications at Endy
Vinod Varma

Influencers: A Love/Hate Relationship

Vinod Varma CEO at Shop & Shout

Stop Thinking About Channels; Start Thinking About People

Duncan Blair Director of Marketing at Article
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Is Creative Dead? – Using Machine Learning to Make Better Marketing Decisions

Michael Racioppo Director, Digital at NextHome
Catherine Speight

How to be human: Social Media strategies for the public sector

Catherine Speight Director of Social Media at Government of New Brunswick
Andrea MacDonald

Your Organization As An Advocacy Vehicle

Zain Velji VP, Strategy at Northweather
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Our Schedule

5:00PM - 8:00PM
Garrison Brewing Company

9:00AM - 4:00PM
(Doors open at 8:00AM)
Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane
4:00pm - 7:00pm
The Stubborn Goat Gastropub
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Who Should Attend SocialEast?

SocialEast will be a worthwhile educational conference for social media and marketing professionals of all levels. Our presenters will help you and your company develop up-to-date advanced social media and digital marketing strategies.

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  • Social Media Managers
  • Communications & Marketing Professionals
  • Digital Marketers
  • Public Relations Practitioners
  • CMOs, VPs of Marketing, and Other Marketing Leaders
  • Small Business Operators
  • Communications Students
  • Content Managers
  • Self-represented professionals & artists
  • Photographers, videographers, technicians and artists who want to provide services to social media marketers

What to Expect


Jam-packed Schedule

The day will feature exciting and experienced speakers from across the country. The topics will cover advanced digital marketing strategies from some of the biggest brands in the world. Presentations are 35 minutes, with time for a Q+A.


Expert Instruction & Insight

SocialEast features a speaker roster made up of people who do the work - the budgeting, strategizing, management and reporting of social media for business. Learn from industry experts who know what it’s like to do the work and are willing to share how to do it well.


Painless Networking

Connect with our experts and your fellow social media marketers at breaks and at nightly after-parties. We’ll keep you fuelled with coffee, beer, and treats to make it easy.

Lord Nelson Inn

Hotel Info

A block of rooms has been reserved for October 17, 18, 19 at The Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites. The special room rates start at $179, and will be available until September 19th, 2019, subject to availability of Classic rooms. Click here to book. After September 19, please contact the reservations department directly at 1-800-565-2020 or (902) 423-5130 or by email at

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Transportation Savings

WestJet is offering SocialEast attendees 5% off Econo and 10% off EconoFlex and Premium fares for travel into and out of Halifax from within Canada. Westjet is also offering and 2% off Econo, 5% off EconoFlex, and 10% off Premium base fares for guests travelling Trans-border into and out of Halifax. When booking, please visit and use code: D43DU82

Our Sponsors

  • Digital NS
  • McDonalds
  • Saltwire
  • Northweather
  • SOS Charging Solutions
  • Farmers Markets of Nova Scotia
  • Dashboard Marketng
  • Freshii
  • Mount Saint Vincent