March 30th & 31st – Napa Valley, California

Why Attend Napa Summit?

Napa Summit is an exclusive event focused on inspiring & educating enterprise digital marketing professionals. Napa Summit is more than just an event; we endeavor to foster relationships, accelerate growth, and mold your role as a digital marketing leader.

Join us for an incredible two-day journey in historic Napa Valley to network with iconic brands, learn from industry experts, and bring back actionable insights to your teams. We have you covered all day: high-speed internet, a continental breakfast, sit-down lunch, refreshment breaks, and a hosted networking reception will be provided. Unlike other conferences, enjoy hours of intimate networking opportunities with attendees and speakers alike. Oh, and a 5-star dinner in a medieval castle!

Enterprise Focused | Leading SEO Experts | Actionable Takeaways

Rates & Registration

The goal of Napa Summit is to preserve the intimacy of the event so that attendees can spend time with all of our thought leaders. We wish everyone could attend this amazing event, but due to size restrictions it just isn’t possible. We suggest registering for the event immediately as this event will sell out fast!
 

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Jim Christian

Jim is CEO & Founding Member of BLUSH Digital, a boutique agency focused on helping enterprise-level companies with SEO. With a rock solid team behind his back Jim successfully launched BLUSH in late 2014, and he’s never looked back!

Jim is also the lead SEO for GoDaddy Inc. spanning almost a decade. Jim played an instrumental role in bringing the company public and globalizing the company’s breadth of websites in 2014. Jim is an avid inventor and holds six SEO related patents that have made it easier for SMB’s to be successful online.

Jim owes his existence in the SEO industry to a small ISP in Orange County California where he created and optimized websites for SMB’s back in 1999. When he’s not optimizing sites, Jim spends time with his wife and three daughters. He’s also an avid wine, cheese and bread maker. You can usually find him at home manning the pizza oven and delivering goodies to his neighbors!

Marcus Tober

Marcus Tober studied computer science in Berlin. During his study he developed the well-known SEO platform linkvendor.com in early 2005. At the same time he built the largest online greeting cards platform in Germany with millions of visitors every month. Because of his passion to SEO he decided to focus on Searchmetrics and its Enterprise SEO platform and sold the Ecards and more GmbH in 2008 to the largest European company builder Rocket Internet. Today Searchmetrics is a leader in Enterprise Search Analytics solutions with more than 140 employees and offices in Berlin, San Mateo, London and Paris. Searchmetrics mission is to deliver the knowledge and the platform to successfully increase companies organic and social search traffic. Companies like Siemens, ebay, Verizon, Airbnb, Tripadvisor, T-Mobile, Symantec and Lufthansa trust Searchmetrics.

Mike King

An artist and a technologist, all rolled into one, Michael King recently founded boutique digital marketing agency, iPullRank. Mike consults with companies all over the world, including brands ranging from SAP, American Express, HSBC, SanDisk, General Mills, and FTD, to a laundry list of promising startups and small businesses.

Mike has held previous roles as Marketing Director, Developer, and tactical SEO at multi-national agencies such as Publicis Modem and Razorfish. Effortlessly leaning on his background as an independent hiphop musician, Mike King is a dynamic speaker who is called upon to contribute to conferences and blogs all over the world.

Raj Nijjer

As VP of Community Relations, Raj oversees community development at Yext, a global Digital Location Management (DLM) leader based in New York. Prior to joining Yext, Raj managed GoDaddy’s Online Presence and Commerce division growing it into a $100m+ business. While at GoDaddy for nine years, Raj held multiple leadership roles launching new and innovative products resulting in over 20 patents filed and three issued.

Prior to joining GoDaddy, Raj’s experience spanned Fortune 500 companies such as McKesson, Fiserv, Sage Software, inclusive of startups like NeoPlanet. A startup fan and digital marketing zealot, Raj is an angel investor and advisor to multiple founders. Raj received his Bachelors in International Management and MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

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What People Are Saying

NAPA SUMMIT HERE WE COME!

I’ve always been a fan of the smaller, intimate events and the Napa Summit will serve as a brain trust of sorts, bringing some of the most seasoned and knowledgeable folks in digital marketing together for a sharing of the minds in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

– LOREN BAKER, FOUNDATION DIGITAL

Jim has been knee deep in the thick of digital marketing for corporate America, he knows what works & what doesn’t. He knows how to avoid the fluff, and that’s exactly what I see this Napa Summit becoming. A “no fluff, learn from other experts, amazing opportunity to network” event in a setting that’s hard to compete with. I am so excited to have members of my team there, because they will learn, they will make amazing connections & there will be deals closed. A little hint to people that may not know Jim, he may seem a little intimidating at first because of his sheer size, but feed him pizza & he will give you the shirt off his back! I think Pizza is his kryptonite!

– Matt Siltala, Avalaunch

Ready for Napa!

Napa Summit is easily one of the best wine pairings possible. I’m overjoyed to be invited into this think tank with some of the brightest, data and results-driven marketers in the world. I expect that it will be an action-packed day with everyone sharing their best tips over some of California’s best wines. With Jim and Raj at the helm, you can be sure that this is an event not to be missed.

– Mike King, iPullRank

I am looking forward to attend the best new online marketing event in the US, the Napa Summit. To meet and connect with new people and discussing SEO in a closed environment.

– Fili Wiese, SEO Consultant at SearchBrothers.com

William Sears

LinkedIn


William leads SEO on the Growth team at LinkedIn. In addition to SEO, he uses other digital marketing channels including social media, content marketing, and app store optimization. He spent the prior six years leading a cross-functional digital marketing team at the Walt Disney Company for Disney Interactive's portfolio of websites and games, and ESPN's website.

Aleyda Solis

Orainti


Aleyda is an International SEO Consultant -service that she provides with her boutique consultancy, Orainti-, a blogger (Search Engine Land, State of Digital and Moz), speaker (with more than 70 conferences in 16 countries in English and Spanish) & author (of “SEO, Las Claves Esenciales”, SEO book in Spanish to be published by Anaya Publishing in the fall of 2016).

Included in Forbes as one of the 10 Digital Marketing specialists to follow in 2015 and in Entrepreneur as one of the 50 Online Marketing Influencers to follow in 2016, she has more than 8 years of experience doing Search Engine Optimization for European, American and Latin-American companies. After working in different SEO roles at European and American companies, both from the agency as well as in the in-house side, she founded her own consultancy to help from startups in competitive industries to multinational companies with complex Web environments to grow their search visibility & achieve their SEO goals with strategic, technical & in-depth SEO consulting.

Jim Christian

Blush Digital


Jim is CEO & Founding Member of BLUSH Digital, a boutique agency focused on helping enterprise-level companies with SEO. With a rock solid team behind his back Jim successfully launched BLUSH in late 2014, and he’s never looked back!

Jim is also the lead SEO for GoDaddy Inc. spanning almost a decade. Jim played an instrumental role in bringing the company public and globalizing the company’s breadth of websites in 2014. Jim is an avid inventor and holds six SEO related patents that have made it easier for SMB’s to be successful online.

Jim owes his existence in the SEO industry to a small ISP in Orange County California where he created and optimized websites for SMB’s back in 1999. When he’s not optimizing sites, Jim spends time with his wife and three daughters. He’s also an avid wine, cheese and bread maker. You can usually find him at home manning the pizza oven and delivering goodies to his neighbors!

Marcus Tober

Searchmetrics


Marcus Tober studied computer science in Berlin. During his study he developed the well-known SEO platform linkvendor.com in early 2005. At the same time he built the largest online greeting cards platform in Germany with millions of visitors every month. Because of his passion to SEO he decided to focus on Searchmetrics and its Enterprise SEO platform and sold the Ecards and more GmbH in 2008 to the largest European company builder Rocket Internet. Today Searchmetrics is a leader in Enterprise Search Analytics solutions with more than 140 employees and offices in Berlin, San Mateo, London and Paris. Searchmetrics mission is to deliver the knowledge and the platform to successfully increase companies organic and social search traffic. Companies like Siemens, ebay, Verizon, Airbnb, Tripadvisor, T-Mobile, Symantec and Lufthansa trust Searchmetrics.

Marty Weintraub

aimClear


Marty is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and musician. He founded aimClear®, a future-forward digital marketing agency dominant in audience targeting, customer acquisition and classic creative values. Entrepreneur Magazine attributed Marty's success to his "Unique persona that is instantly recognizable." He has been described as "not your typical agency type," a "social media maverick," "Foodie-Yelp addict" and "more innovator than follower."

After guiding aimClear to Inc. 500/5000 status in 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 (fastest growing privately held US companies) Marty continues to travel, evangelize and advise aimClear's agency vision, services and content. aimClear was thrice named a top 100 workplace by Minnesota Business Magazine. Marty was thrice honored as a "Top 25 Most Influential PPC Expert," a TCB Top 100 People To Know in 2016 and claimed the coveted 2013 "US Search Personality Of The Year" tiara. He is a perennial judge and presenter at The US Search Awards and European Search Awards. aimClear won multiple 2015 US Search Awards including "Best Use Of Social In A Search Campaign."

A fixture on the international conference circuit, Marty has appeared in front of hundreds of international search & social marketing conference audiences, from Jerusalem to Sydney. Career credits include Firestone, Airbnb, Dell, Eurail, Amazon, Martha Stewart Omni, Intel, Travelocity, Macy’s, eBay, GoDaddy, 3M, SecondLife, Siemens, Victaulic, The Washington Post and numerous others.

Marty's Wiley/Sybex books, "Killer Facebook Ads" and "The Complete Social Media Community Manager’s Guide: Essential Tools and Tactics for Business Success" are critically acclaimed. He has been cited & quoted in respected publications including WSJ, Forbes, Inc. MediaPost & Adage. aimClear Blog is well regarded, having been cited as a Technorati Top 10 Small Business Blogs, Cison Top Ten Social Media Blogs and PRWeb’s 25 Essential Public Relations Blogs You Should Be Reading.

Mike King

iPullRank


An artist and a technologist, all rolled into one, Michael King recently founded boutique digital marketing agency, iPullRank. Mike consults with companies all over the world, including brands ranging from SAP, American Express, HSBC, SanDisk, General Mills, and FTD, to a laundry list of promising startups and small businesses.

Mike has held previous roles as Marketing Director, Developer, and tactical SEO at multi-national agencies such as Publicis Modem and Razorfish. Effortlessly leaning on his background as an independent hiphop musician, Mike King is a dynamic speaker who is called upon to contribute to conferences and blogs all over the world.