About Social Media Day PHL

Social Media Day PHL

Social Media Day PHL is the most prominent gathering of communications professionals in the Philadelphia area. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, we exist to provide professional development and networking experiences to members of the community. While social media is in the name, it is also inclusive of digital marketing, public relations, email marketing, and other communications practices.

History of
Social Media Day PHL

2009
'Social Media Day' was originally created by Mashable in 2009 who declared June 30th the annual date.
2009
2014
Slice Communications launched their own iteration of Mashable’s annual Social Media Day event in 2014
2014
2014-2020
After several conferences, it grew beyond an annual event to become the ultimate social media conference in the Greater Philadelphia region.
2014-2020
2020
Became a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Social Media Day Inc., in 2020
2020

Meet The Team

Board of Directors

Cassandra Bailey

Cass Bailey

CEO
Slice Communications
Rachel Abbe headshot

Rachel Abbe

Research Lead at B2B Institute
LinkedIn
Andrew Athias

Andrew Athias

Social Media & Digital Marketing Coordinator
Silvi Materials
Jason Bannon

Jason Bannon

SVP, Marketing and Communications
The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia
Brandi Boatner

Brandi Boatner

Manager, Digital & Advocacy Communications
IBM
Ryan Burchinow

Ryan Burchinow

Vice President, Digital Activation
CMI Media Group
Tom Carusona

Tom Carusona

Chief Marketing Officer
Insomnia Cookies
Deirdre Childress Hopkins

Deirdre Childress Hopkins

Senior Director Of Communications
Temple University
Danielle Freeman headshot

Danielle Freeman

Marketing Coordinator
Aramark Collegiate Hospitality
Danny Gardner

Danny Gardner

Social Intelligence Lead, US Digital Analytics
Haleon
James Gregson

James Gregson

Creative Director
LEGO, Internal Creative Agency, Americas
Nicole Heverly

Nicole Heverly

Vice President, Director of Corporate Communications
Univest
Liz Lenahan

Liz Lenahan

Head of Scaled Marketing
Twitter
Leo Manning headshot

Leo Manning

Digital Communications Manager
Center City District
Brian Marks headshot

Brian Marks

AVP of Marketing Operations
Penn Mutual
Melisa Martinez

Melisa Martinez

Associate Director, Social Media Strategy
HumanCare, an IPG Health Company
Darius Merriweather headshot

Darius Merriweather

Social Media Community Management Specialist
AmeriHealth New Jersey
Daniel Moise

Daniel Moise

Director of Communications & Engagement
Virtua Health
Lisa Rose

Lisa Rose

Social Media Marketing Manager
Unisys
Dana Schmidt

Dana Schmidt

Chief Strategy Officer
Slice Communications
Logan Sykes headshot

Logan Sykes

Senior Social Media Manager
Clove
Will Warren

Will Warren

Digital Social Marketing Manager, Spark AR | Reality Labs
Meta
Tiffany Wilson

Tiffany Wilson

AVP, Digital & Social Communications
Comcast

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Our annual conference hosted every year on Social Media Day, June 30th, brings together thought leaders and influencers for one of the world’s premier conferences for social media, communications, and digital marketing professionals.

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Enrich Your Professional Life

From social media gurus to entry level email marketers (and everything in-between), Social Media Day PHL helps you meet other communications and marketing professionals in a supportive environment where you can compare challenges, view the industry from different perspectives, exchange ideas, and foster a community of active members.