Pubcon New Orleans 2013 Off To Strong Start

Pubcon New Orleans 2013 is in full swing in a lively and friendly Big Easy where thousands of social media, digital marketing and optimization professionals have gathered to learn the latest industry

Pubcon New Orleans 2013

Pubcon New Orleans 2013

trends and strategies from more than 150 of the world’s top technology speakers and

Monday’s Pubcon Masters Group intensive training day got off to a strong start with a training kick-off keynote by SiteTuners chief executive Tim Ash, setting the tone for a successful day of sessions in the more intimate setting this pre-conference event allows. Other training day speakers included BlitzMetrics chief executive
Dennis Yu sharing Facebook advertising tips, Tandem Interactive president
Joe Laratro, who spoke on optimization tactics, SEO faculty chair Todd Malicoat on advanced-level link building, and
Michael Gray, president of Atlas Web Service, on Google’s most recent updates.

This morning Michael Slaby, Obama for America chief integration and innovation officer, delivered an impassioned keynote address at Pubcon New Orleans 2013 to get the official conference week underway, offering a
powerful look at many of the social media fundamentals and "digital baking" efforts he and his team plied during the past two presidential election campaigns.

Michael Slaby, Pubcon New Orleans 2013 Kickoff Keynote Speaker

Dave McClure of 500 Startups, Pubcon New Orleans 2013 Keynote Speaker

Chris Pirillo, Founder, LockerGnome, Pubcon Keynote Speaker

Even though we’re only two days into Pubcon, New Orleans has resoundingly welcomed the tech-savvy attendees, speakers, exhibitors and staff with open arms, and we’ve heard tremendous enthusiasm for Pubcon having chosen The Big Easy as its 2013 spring conference location.


  • The easiest way to get to Pubcon in the New Orleans Convention Center for the rest of the week is through the Hall E entrance and up the escalators.

On-site registration — both for the full conference or only the expo-hall — is available now and in

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full swing for those not already
signed up to attend one of the year’s largest and most-anticipated new media and digital marketing conferences. Join Pubcon for a great week of social media and optimization, and if you can’t attend in person sign up for our Pubcon Video coverage, which will provide full video from all of the main sessions throughout Pubcon New Orleans 2013.

Also make plans to attend Pubcon Las Vegas 2013 on October 21 – 24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Look for registration information in the coming weeks.

Thanks to all of those already in town for Pubcon New Orleans 2013, and we look forward to seeing you throughout the week for an unmatched slate of social media exploration and learning.

Lane R. Ellis
Lead Editor
Team Pubcon