The Canadian Internet Marketing Conference from April 5 to 6 in Squamish will provide businesses with the best tools and practices to not just survive but thrive in the digital marketing wilderness

The who’s who of the business world share best practices and insights

Marketing is moving a million miles a minute. It’s impossible to keep up with the latest trends, apps, and hacks bombarding marketers. This year, the Canadian Internet Marketing Conference is back from April 5 to 6 in Squamish and will provide businesses with the best tools and practices to not just survive but thrive in the digital marketing wilderness.

This is Western Canada’s largest marketing conference and this year features some of North America’s most influential marketers and pioneers from Facebook, Instagram, Uber, Buzzfeed, MEC, Hootsuite, Airbnb, Adobe, Slack, Microsoft, and many more.

Over this two-day conference, attendees will get the chance to hear from CEOs, founders, and marketing specialists about how to navigate digital marketing in 2018 to drive their business.

As well, attendees can enjoy the CIMC after party in Squamish, plus local Vancouver vendors and food suppliers.

One of the most exciting new perks of the conference this year is the VIP Experience Package, which includes an intimate lunch with elite speakers on a yacht, a helicopter ride over Squamish, a luxury cocktail party with speakers and other VIPs at a Whistler getaway, reserved seating and parking for the entire conference, and access to all conference talks and the CIMC after-party.

The event, held at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park in Squamish, will feature some stellar speakers. Among them:

Duncan Wardle, Disney, Former VP of Innovation and Creativity

Vik Kambli, Facebook/Instagram, Head of Western Canada

Fab Dolan, Google Canada, Head of Marketing

Greg Perotto, Hootsuite, VP of Global Brand and Communications

Richard Reid, Buzzfeed, International Executive Creative Director

Daniel Dubois, Airbnb, Market Manager of Eastern Canada

Rob Khazzam, Uber Canada, General Manager

Jill Schnarr,TELUS, VP of Corporate Marketing

Katia Houbiguian, Microsoft Canada, CMO

Michelle Slater, Twitter, Head of Business Marketing

Kelly Watkins, Slack, Head of Global Marketing

Rashel Hariri, McDonald’s, Digital Social Media Manager

Dave Dickinson, Adobe, Head of Innovation and Technology

Bob Rennie, Rennie Group, Founder and CEO

Diana Luu, Linkedin, Head of Marketing Solutions

David Labistour, MEC, CEO

Derick Emsely, Tentree, CEO

John Neate, JJ Bean, Founder and CEO

Karm Sumal, Daily Hive, Co-founder and CEO

Dario Meli, Quietly, CEO; Co-founder of Hootsuite

Leah Gregg, Rethink, Director of Amplification

Cameron Uganec, Bench, VP of Marketing

Kristina Arriga, President of Hive Consulting

General admission is $350; VIP experience packages are $1,000 (limited number); and last-minute general admission is $550.

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