SMCKC July Happy Hour on the Rooftop at HopCat
Jul
25
5:00 PM17:00

SMCKC July Happy Hour on the Rooftop at HopCat

Don’t feel like you’ve had the chance to get to really know other Social Media Club of Kansas City members? Join us for an evening of networking, taps and snacks for a summertime rooftop happy hour at HopCat - Kansas City in historic Westport! Tickets include two drinks and heavy appetizers to keep you happy as you kick back and get to know your fellow members.

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SMCKC August Breakfast | Finding Fit: Messaging Frameworks for Marketing Growth
Aug
9
7:30 AM07:30

SMCKC August Breakfast | Finding Fit: Messaging Frameworks for Marketing Growth

How do we justify additional marketing budget? How do we deliver more impact with the investments we’re already making? Finding Message/Market Fit opens up Native Digital’s playbook to showcase marketing frameworks to help validate fit for audience, brand, creative, and channel strategies. Reduce random acts of marketing and establish criteria for success.

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SMCKC June Breakfast: The Art and Science of Social Media Storytelling
Jun
7
7:30 AM07:30

SMCKC June Breakfast: The Art and Science of Social Media Storytelling

Learn how to create content that informs, entertains and converts with Ben Putano from WeContent and The Kansas City Spirit. Discover what types of content performs best across social platforms and best engages your targeted audience. You’ll also learn the importance of treating each channelas its own medium for designing content to specfic to that medium, the key elements of every great story, and a tried-and-true template for creating effective content.

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SMCKC May Lunch: Making A Splash on Social During Large-Scale Events
May
21
11:30 AM11:30

SMCKC May Lunch: Making A Splash on Social During Large-Scale Events

From craft beer to comic books, Big 12 basketball to big-name productions, Kansas City delights in welcoming large-scale events designed for locals and visitors alike. It’s a no-brainer to capitalize on these events via social media, but proper execution requires planning, focus and follow-through. Representatives from various local organizations that have recently played roles in some of KC’s large-scale events will share their tips and tricks on executing coverage in a meaningful, memorable way.

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SMCKC May Breakfast: Five Ways You Can Use Search To Power Social Strategies
May
3
7:30 AM07:30

SMCKC May Breakfast: Five Ways You Can Use Search To Power Social Strategies

Unlock low-hanging organic search insights and tactics to power your social strategies. You’ll walk away with actionable takeaways that will help you better understand the motivations behind what people search for and how you you can use those insights to guide social efforts. You’ll also learn how to leverage the search engines within social platforms to increase your content’s discoverability. Discover the rich organic search knowledge that you can tap and use for your social efforts without spending a dime of your marketing budget.

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SMCKC April Breakfast: "You're Going to Have to Pay for That"
Apr
5
7:30 AM07:30

SMCKC April Breakfast: "You're Going to Have to Pay for That"

Listen to Jay Senter, editor and publisher, of the Shawnee Mission Post, give an overview of their decision to start charging a subscription fee for full access to their community news website in 2017, and how that decision affected traffic to their site, their social media presence and their relationship with trolls online.

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SMCKC March Breakfast: Keys to Success in Highly Regulated Industries
Mar
1
7:30 AM07:30

SMCKC March Breakfast: Keys to Success in Highly Regulated Industries

Not all industries are alike! Social media marketers in regulated environments like healthcare, higher education and finance typically have high compliance standards and added challenges running social campaigns.

Whether you’re a marketer in a highly regulated industry or not, you’ll take away the tools needed to maintain control of your content on constantly evolving social platforms.

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Art & Soul KC
Feb
1
7:30 AM07:30

Art & Soul KC

How does an art museum grow a membership base when admission is free? Angela Pritchett, digital marketer at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, will reveal how the 85-year-old organization re-branded their membership campaign in 2018 to emphasize why people are members and how much they value that shared community.

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All Marketing Clubs Holiday Happy Hour
Dec
13
4:30 PM16:30

All Marketing Clubs Holiday Happy Hour

All Marketing Clubs Holiday Happy Hour

You belong to one of the marketing-based clubs in Kansas City. Together we form a collective we call Kansas City Clubs United made up of  12+ clubs featuring the best communications, marketing, advertising, and design pros in the city. 

The end of 2018 is almost upon us - time to celebrate our accomplishments and ring in another year with the annual Kansas City Clubs United Holiday Party! We’ll feature all the Tapcade video games you can play*, raffle prizes, appetizers, and your first drink ticket ($6.50 value). Plus, unlimited networking with the best in the marketing business from all kinds of disciplines. 

What clubs are in KCCU? 
AAF-KCAmerican Marketing Association - Kansas City ChapterBMA of Kansas CityKansas City Direct Marketing Association (KCDMA)The Freelance Exchange of KCKC IABCKCIMAMedia Mix of Kansas CityGreater Kansas City PRSAKansas City Search Engine Marketing AssociationAIGA-KC, and Social Media Club of Kansas City

Register now by Monday, Dec. 7. Space is limited. No refunds. *Pinball may have an additional charge to play. Not responsible for carpal tunnel or other joystick-related gaming issues. 

Tickets:
Member of any of the KCCU participating clubs: $10

Date / Location:
Thursday, December 13 4:30-6:30pm

Tapcade 
1701 McGee, Suite 200. 
Kansas City, MO 64108

Register Now:
https://www.amakc.com/blog/all-marketing-clubs-2018-holiday-happy-hour/ 

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SMCKC July Breakfast: Facebook Success with a Team of One
Jul
6
7:30 AM07:30

SMCKC July Breakfast: Facebook Success with a Team of One

At this Social Media Club of Kansas City breakfast, Travis Pflanz will discuss tips, tactics, and tools for small business success on Facebook. This session is part presentation and a lot of group discussion. Come ready to share your favorite Facebook tactics and share your experiences - good and bad.

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2018 AMPS Awards + 10 Year Anniversary Celebration
Jun
19
5:30 PM17:30

2018 AMPS Awards + 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

  • Boulevard Brewery Beer Hall - Muehlebach Suite (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We're back for the fourth year of Social Media Club Kansas City's AMPS awards - recognizing outstanding social campaigns from brands, nonprofits, governments and educational institutions in our region.We are excited to see the best of the best Greater Kansas City has to offer via the communications community. Any social media campaign that took place from 01.01.2017 through 12.31.2017 is eligible to enter.

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SMCKC April Breakfast: Fake It ’til You Make It
Apr
6
7:30 AM07:30

SMCKC April Breakfast: Fake It ’til You Make It

How to believe in yourself and your career will, too

Join speaker Thea Neal, selected as one of Forbes 30 under 30 in marketing and advertising to learn:

  1. Imposter Syndrome: What it is and why you should avoid it
  2. How to use social media to portray your best self – no matter your age or spot on the career ladder
  3. Becoming the host of your life – how to use a “hosting” mentality to pitch yourself like a product
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SOLD OUT - SMCKC January Lunch: Facebook & Instagram Ads Management & Best Practices Panel
Jan
17
11:30 AM11:30

SOLD OUT - SMCKC January Lunch: Facebook & Instagram Ads Management & Best Practices Panel

Join us for a panel discussion about the optimal ways to manage your advertising on Facebook & Instagram. Our panel will be made up of local social advertisers who will share their tips, tricks and insight to help you become a better advertiser. This dialogue will be beneficial whether you're a small business/individual boosting posts time to time or a larger organization operating daily in Ad Manager.

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SMCKC December Happy Hour at Hopcat
Dec
12
5:30 PM17:30

SMCKC December Happy Hour at Hopcat

Join SMCKC in the middle dining room at Hopcat on Tuesday, December 12th from 5:30pm - 7:00pm. FREE to register!  We're also collecting donations for Operation Breakthrough. This will benefit 800 local kids from ages 0-15. Toys that aren’t used for Christmas will be used for birthday gifts throughout the year. For each donated toy, you will receive a basket of complementary crack fries with additional food/beverage purchase. 

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Emfluence And Then Some Conference
Aug
25
8:00 PM20:00

Emfluence And Then Some Conference

  • 1401 Grand Boulevard Kansas City, MO, 64106 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The emluence And Then Some Conference

We’ve transformed the annual emfluence event into the And Then Some Conference. You can still expect plenty of tips and tricks for getting the most out of our emfluence Marketing Platform, but we’ve expanded our sessions to include topics that apply to all digital marketers. Think of it as a catalyst conference—this is an event focused on your digital marketing goals and how you can achieve them

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Kansas City Digital Summit 2017
Jul
26
to Jul 27

Kansas City Digital Summit 2017

  • Overland Park Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Brilliant speakers bring phenomenal content on Marketing Strategies, UX & Design, Email, Search, Mobile, Video, SEO and so much more. Digital Summit is not only a place for keeping up with the trends, but also for being an active player in their creation.

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