Keynotes - Las Vegas 2015

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    Duane Forrester

    Sr. Product Manager - Webmaster Outreach at Bing

    Duane Forrester has over 15 years? experience in the search, social and digital marketing fields, and is also the author of How To Make Money With Your Blog and Turn Clicks Into Customers, published through McGraw-Hill. Along the way, Duane has worked in marketing & PR with Caesar?s Palace, run his own websites, communities and consultancy, worked for small and enterprise publishers online and currently works with Bing where he helps run their Webmaster community and program. Prior to this, he ran the SEO program at MSN.

    He has been featured on,,, and served as a Board member with SEMPO (Search Engine Marketer Professionals Organization), where he founded the InHouse Committee and SEMPO?s annual Industry Salary Survey.

    Session Date & Time: Nov 9 10.00 - 11.00
    Session Title: Understanding Millennials and Knowing Why You Want Them. I?ll give you 7 Trillion Reasons.

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    Rae Hoffman
    CEO of PushFire

    Sixteen years ago Rae created a website about her son?s medical condition that became on of the first international support groups on the topic and earned national media coverage that helped further medical research in the field.

    Investigating ways to support that site, she discovered affiliate marketing and went on to become one of the leading voices in both the affiliate landscape and organic search engine optimization. Rae Hoffman is the CEO of PushFire. From small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, Rae has been helping businesses succeed in online marketing for well over a decade.

    A born and raised Jersey girl currently residing in Texas and self proclaimed White Collar Redneck, Rae is known widely in the online marketing community as Sugarrae. Through her blog, various speaking engagements and columns in various publications, she has developed a reputation for calling things as she sees them and never being afraid to speak her mind.

    More on Rae Hoffman here.


    Bas van den Beld
    State of Digital (founder) / Linkdex (marketing and PR)

    Bas van den Beld is a well known and award winning Online Marketing Strategist, consultant trainer and keynote speaker and founder of State of Digital, a platform that helps people companies understand Digital Marketing better. He is also responsible for Digital PR and Marketing at Linkdex and works on Momentology.

    Bas is widely considered to be an expert and influential on Digital Marketing, Social Marketing and Search Marketing and was voted European Search Personality of the Year in 2015. As a trainer he is connected to business schools and colleges in The Netherlands. As a speaker and publicist Bas has won several awards. He speaks all over the world, from Iceland to New York, London, Kiev, Turkey and Iran.

    Bas consults with several types of companies on implementation of strategic Internet Marketing and provides training in Search Engine Marketing, Social Media and Social Marketing and Influence Marketing related topics. Bas also consults for agencies and brands like KLM helping them determine the right online business strategy and connecting them to the right influential people.

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