Social Media Conference

#SMDayPHL 2022

#SMDayPHL 2022 will be a parallel event with an in-person and online option for attendees. Whether you join us at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia or virtually, you will still get a full-day conference packed with talks and workshops from the best speakers in the business.

Plus, in partnership with the Philadelphia Business Journal we will be hosting a post-conference awards ceremony for the Social Media Stars. Join us in recognizing the best social media campaigns, channel presence, and practitioners.

2022 Speakers

We’re looking for the industry’s biggest and brightest professionals to share their expertise with our attendees. Interested in being a speaker? Fill out this form.

Brandi Boatner

Brandi Boatner

Manager, Digital & Advocacy Communications
Rachel Abbe

Rachel Abbe

Research Lead, The B2B Institute

Carmen Collins

Social Media & Creator Content Lead
James Gregson

James Gregson

Creative Director: Brand, Marketing, Content
The Lego Group
Stephanie Humphrey

Stephanie Humphrey

Technology & Lifestyle Contributor
ABC News
Sophie Lightning

Sophie Jamison

Chief TikTok Officer
Nerf / Hasbro and “Sophie Lightning”

Thomas Kramer

Co-Founder & CEO
Measure Studio

Abbey Lunney

Managing Director of the Trends and Thought Leadership Practice
The Harris Poll
Samantha Samayoa

Samantha Samayoa

Manager, Social Media and Employee Advocacy
Dun & Bradstreet
Will Warren

Will Warren

Digital Social Marketing Manager, Spark AR | Reality Labs

Tiffany Wilson

Head of Social Media
Andrew Athias

Andrew Athias

Social Media & Digital Marketing Coordinator
Silvi Materials and “The Reese’s Guy”
Tom Carusona

Tom Carusona

Chief Marketing Officer
Insomnia Cookies
Megan Coyne

Megan Coyne

Social Media Director
State of New Jersey
Julie Hurvitz Aliaga

Julie Hurvitz Aliaga

Senior Vice President, Paid Social
CMI Media Group
Grace Dollarton

Grace Dollarton

Associate Director, Digital Strategy
Drexel University

Megan Kilcullen

Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Drexel University
Melisa Martinez

Melisa Martinez

Associate Director, Social Media Strategy
HumanCare, an IPG Health Company
Hannah Merschen

Hannah Merschen

Assistant Director, Marketing and Social Media
Drexel University
Kevin Murray

Kevin Murray

Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Drexel University
Shelby Smith

Shelby Smith

Social Media Specialist

in-person event agenda

Agenda coming soon! 

Below is the list of speakers who will be presenting at the in-person conference:

  • Brandi Boatner, IBM
  • Rachel Abbe, LinkedIn
  • James Gregson, The Lego Group
  • Sophie Jamison, Nerf & ‘Sophie Lightning’
  • Tom Carusona, Insomnia Cookies
  • Shelby Smith, WHYY
  • Will Warren, Meta
  • Megan Coyne, State of New Jersey
  • Tiffany Wilson, Comcast
  • Stephanie Humphrey, ABC News
  • Andrew Athias, Silvi Materials & ‘The Reese’s Guy’ 
  • Hannah Merschen, Drexel University
  • Grace Dollarton, Drexel University
  • Megan Kilcullen, Drexel University
  • Kevin Murray, Drexel University
  • Samantha Samayoa, Dun & Bradstreet
  • Melisa Martinez, HumanCare
  • Thomas Kramer, Measure Studio
  • Julia Hurvitz Aliaga, CMI Media Group

virtual event agenda

Agenda coming soon!

Below is the list of speakers who will be presenting at the virtual conference:

  • Carmen Collins, Wish
  • Abbey Lunney, The Harris Poll

Frequently Asked Questions

The conference will take place on Thursday, June 30th. The in-person conference will take place at Live! Casino & Hotels Philadelphia and the virtual conference will be hosted via Youtube.

The virtual sessions will be recorded and shared with all attendees. The in-person sessions will not be recorded.
Due to the limited amount of tickets available, there will be no refunds. Tickets will be allowed to be transferred.

Social Media Day PHL members receive exclusive access to discounted tickets. Click here to become a member.

For group tickets, we do offer an all-inclusive 10-ticket package for $2,000.00. If interested, send an inquiry to

Attendees under the age of 21 are allowed to attend the in-person conference. However, you must be 21 or older to attend the awards ceremony and enter the casino floor. The only way to access restaurants for lunch or breaks is via the casino floor.
Yes, Live! Casino & Hotels Philadelphia is offering complimentary parking to all in-person conference attendees.
Yes, complimentary wifi will be available throughout the conference.
The conference attire is business casual. The average temperature in Philadelphia in June ranges between the low 70’s to the high 80’s. For indoors, a light jacket is recommended. Click here for the current weather
If you are interested in speaking at our conference, fill out this interest form
If your company is interested in sponsoring #SMDayPHL or one of our other programs fill out this interest form

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