March 11, 2016 – Napa Valley, California
Intimate SettingNestled in beautiful Napa Valley, surrounded by rolling hills, history, and winemaking. Spend the day in a no holds barred conference that breaks down barriers and gets people talking.
Industry ExpertsHave you ever wanted to spend an entire day with people like Duane Forrester or Marcus Tober? This unique event will have you closer than ever to thought leaders, industry experts, and brilliant minds.
Exclusive AccessNapa Summit is an amazing event filled with incredible people and opportunities. To keep the event special we have limited seating for 50 attendees. Seats will sell out extremely fast and once they are gone only a few will open on the waiting list. We suggest registering for the event ASAP and securing your spot as it may be gone tomorrow.
This year we are lucky enough to open the doors to the prestigious V. SATTUI WINERY located in historic St. Helena California. Join us for a day of learning and sharing with some of the greatest SEO’s in the world!
DINNER & LIBATIONS
At Napa Summit we take food very seriously. We feel that you haven’t dined until you’ve had a private dinner in an Italian medieval castle. So join us for an evening that you won’t soon forget! Fantastic wine & great conversations!
We’ve secured all the local transportation you’ll need for the event. Our drivers will pick you up from the V. Sattui Winery and transport you to Castello Di Amorosa for dinner. After the festivities our drivers will take you back to V. Sattui where you can call Über or the local cab company to take you back to your hotel.
Spend an entire evening speaking with thought leaders and attendees. Stop handing out business cards and start forging relationships!
THE 1-to-1 EXPERIENCE
Never before has there been an event where the ratio of SEO’s to attendees is equal.
We pulled some strings and were able to land some amazing keynote speakers that you have to see to believe. Stay tuned for more details in the coming weeks!
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 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.
As a former Bing Senior Product Manager and search engine spokesperson, Duane brings unique experience and SEO knowledge to Bruce Clay. During his tenure at Microsoft and Bing, he served on the leadership team that developed Bing Webmaster Tools. Duane brings 17 years of online marketing experience in start-ups, in-house SEO, publisher organizations and enterprise environments to Bruce Clay.
Duane, who was named Search Personality of the Year in 2014, travels around the world to speak on topics he’s passionate about: search, social, challenges and solutions for running in-house SEO teams, and futurism. Duane has served on the board of directors for the Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization and has written extensively for Search Engine Land. He has also written two books: “How to Make Money with Your Blog” and “Turn Clicks into Customers.”
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