Social Media Week Austin | #SMWATX - The Stateside at the Paramount | © David Brendan Hall Photography,

Social Media Week Austin (#SMWATX) is thrilled to announce it will return to the capitol city for its second consecutive year this February 26-28, 2018. Powered by Best Practice Media, the conference creates a three-day immersive content experience for industry thought leaders, experts, and practitioners to share practical insights and tactical advice in the fields of social media and digital marketing.

“After a great success in 2017, we’re excited to offer an even more elevated experience for our local community of social media influencers, experts, and professionals to learn from and connect with hundreds of individuals in similar roles,” said Claire Winslow, Executive Director of Social Media Week Austin. “We look forward to creating an interactive environment for attendees to build valuable relationships with some of the most influential people in our local market while also showcasing our city’s rich history of cutting-edge innovation.”

For the upcoming conference, #SMWATX joins other Social Media Week (SMW) hosts, like New York, Los Angeles, London, and Chicago, in commemorating the 2018 global theme of celebrating human connectivity and the power technology provides in bringing the world closer together.

Social Media Week Austin

Venue Partners

Venue partners include Capital Factory and The Refinery. Programming partners include General Assembly and Creatives Meet Business. Networking partners includeBumble Bizz. Community partners include Austin Technology Council and TeXchange.

Social Media Week Austin will run Monday, February 26, 2018, through Wednesday, February 28, 2018, with full programming announced in January 2018.

Check back for full programming, including keynote speakers and panels, in January.

Badges are on sale now!

Each badge includes access to keynote speeches, panel sessions, Master Class workshops, mentorship sessions, daily networking coffees and lunches, and nightly happy hours housed within Austin technology and digital marketing companies.

Sponsorship opportunities are now available!

Sponsors can expect to reach an audience comprised of C-Level executives, mid-senior level marketing executives, digitally focused enterprise professionals, technology entrepreneurs and founders, media and publishing executives, bloggers and social media influencers. For sponsorship information, contact us.

About Social Media Week

Social Media Week (SMW) is one of the world’s premier conferences and industry news platforms for professionals in media, marketing, and technology.  The mission is to give professionals at the intersection of media, marketing, and technology the insights, ideas and opportunities they need to advance themselves and their organizations in a globally connected world. SMW hosts conferences on six continents, including Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Australia and Asia.

About Best Practice Media

Social Media Week Austin Organizers

Founded in 2015, Best Practice Media (BPM) is a boutique social media marketing agency located in downtown Austin, Texas. With over 35 years combined experience, the agency leverages innovative strategy in social media marketing, social advertising, online reputation management, email marketing, and content marketing to best position its clients across several markets nationwide. The agency is dedicated to creating compelling content through storytelling, engaging online audiences on behalf of their clients, and supporting business goals through smart social strategy. For more information, please visit or email