2013 ReGenerate Technology Conference
The ReGenerate Technology Conference is an opportunity for the community to see the latest technology from leading vendors, learn from informative keynote speakers, and connect with peers as you learn the keys to increase your presence in the marketplace through the effective use of Social Media and Online Marketing. Admission to ReGenerate is $25 per person and is an effective and affordable means to bring together technology providers that want to demonstrate the latest technology solutions with attendees who wish to broaden their knowledge and network with colleagues.
Attendees and exhibitors have an opportunity to:
- Interact...with technology innovators, vendors & exhibitors.
- Learn...about the latest technologies and services from National-level speakers, vendors and peers.
- Explore...the latest offerings in digital technologies for business and personal use.
- Network...and learn together with fellow businesspersons.
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Chad Wiebesick is the Director of Social Media and Interactive Marketing at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), and oversees social media for the State of Michigan's tourism office. Chad manages Pure Michigan's social media efforts across eight social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr, YouTube and a blog. Pure Michigan was the first state tourism agency to host a Google+ Hangout and continues to be one of the top-ranked state tourism agencies for its effective use of social media. The U.S. Travel Association awarded Michigan a 2012 Mercury Award for "Best Use of Social Media".
Additionally, michigan.org continues to be the most visited state tourism website in the nation for 6 consecutive years. Chad is a recipient of Online Media & Marketing Magazine's "America's Top 20 Interactive Media Stars" and a national finalist in Media Magazine's "Creative Media Awards" competition.
J. D. RUCKER
Director of Digital Marketing at KPA LLC, JD is responsible for overseeing the direction of digital marketing for the Internet Marketing product line for automotive dealerships. He has personally optimized over 250 individual websites and coordinated the optimization of 1000s of websites. JD is recognized in the industry as the foremost authority on automotive SEO and is a renowned social media expert.
MARC DE SCHWEINITZ
Marc is an Account Executive at Google, focused on business and industrial markets. He partners with clients on developing effective and high-performing digital advertising and social media strategies, leveraging the Google advertising ecosystem, from Google search, YouTube and Google+ to the Google Display Network.
Before joining Google in 2012, Marc managed the digital and social media strategies for several business units of the Dow Chemical Company. He formerly served as the President of the Social Media Club Great Lakes Bay, and the President of a Dow Chemical corporate Toastmasters club. Marc has also worked in marketing for FedEx and the Polynesian Cultural Center. He holds an MBA in marketing from the Marriott School of Management, and a B.A. in International Business Management from Brigham Young University - Hawaii. He currently lives in Ann Arbor, MI with his wife and four children.
There will be merchants on hand representing a variety of technology and technology-related businesses, including:
- Computer Hardware
- Computer Security
- Repair Services
- Web Designers
- Graphic Designers
- Online Banking
- Phone/Internet companies
- Digital Signage
- Shred Services and Document Destruction
- Copiers and Office Equipment
- Home and Office Security
- Internet and Mobile Marketing
- Educational Resources
Offering a unique opportunity to learn, several businesses will be conducting demonstrations in the Exhibit Hall throughout the day.