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A 1 day conference with actionable advice and great access to speakers.
—Frank Salvatore, Founder, FlexLeads

A packed day of high quality educational SEO and SEM presentations. Two thumbs up!
—Chris Raulf, Founder, Boulder SEO Marketing

Excellent speakers, well organized, and efficient.
—Susan Felke, Sr Manager eCommerce and Web Marketing, Sony Electronics

Excellent to connect with like minded folks.
—Alexa Bruce, Online Help Program Manager, Google

Fantastic and knowledgeable group of speakers and I especially liked the networking events to meet peers in the industry.
—Kurt Henninger, PPC Adwords Manager, Automated Marketing Group

Great event -- too short!
—Barbara Atkinson, Senior Advisor, One Source Advisors

Great networking with excellent educational opportunities.
—Annie Enlow, Director of Agency Strategy, Ifbyphone

Great Speakers and Great information.
—Ralph Knight, VP of IT Ops and Media, Michaels Wilder, Inc

High Level overview of SEO and PPC current state and future trends.
—Jay Arthur, President, Know Ware

I have been to several industry conferences but SESDenver was by far the most intimate setting, providing great opportunities to network, talk to the speakers one on one, and learn a whole lot in a short amount of time! Thanks for putting this together. I highly recommend it for anyone in the SEO/SEM business.
—Tammy Smith, SEO Specialist, Page 1 Solutions

I loved the one-day format. While there was a lot of information to digest, it didn't feel like overload. I left with some new ideas and practices I can implement immediately.
—Jeff McElhattan, Digital Marketing Strategist, Imagine That, Inc.

I was very happy with SES Denver and have a lot of ideas to take back to the office.
—Kelley Kowalski, Marketing Manager, All Seasons Resort Lodging

It was an informative and useful day full of information that I can take back and implement into my own clients accounts.
—Katie Vidic, Account Manager, RezStream

It was invigorating and I walked away with a lot of great ideas to test at my company.
—Aileen Ott, Director of Marketing, Dominion Dealer Solutions

It was well organized and the content was perfect for my needs.
—Connor Robinson, Solution Architect, LionBridge Technologies, Inc.

SES Denver provided high quality, actionable information along with a great environment for networking.
—Chandra Daly, Marketing Associate, ArcherPoint LLC

SES Denver was highly informative and great for networking with people right here in Colorado.
—Ian Hamina, Marketing Coordinator, GTRI

SES provided a lot of varied information and offered tons of personal experience to help me better implement optimization and protection for my site.
—Maggie Lawson, Assistant Content Manager, Catholic News Agency

SES was informative, energetic and a good use of my time.
—Nichole Rostad, Direct and Digital Marketing Manager, ViaSat

This was my third SES conference and I thought the content was wonderful.
—Klint Rudolph, Owner, Xcite Media Group LLC

This was the first conference I've had the opportunity to attend, and I thought it was interesting, informative, and enjoyable.
—Christine Lazette, Senior Campaign, Manager AdTaxi Networks

Really worth while to see the scope of all SEO tactics available.
—Mark Wasson, President, Gunold USA, Inc.

As the technical lead of an e-commerce team, I found that SEO track provided a great overview of issues and concerns that I should be aware of while working on design and enhancement of our e-commerce application.
—Jim Powell, Web Programming Ninja, AutomationDirect

Excellent presentations. Well worth the investment of time and money.
—Michael Cronkright, Partner Kronzek & Cronkright, PLLC

Insightful with just the right amount of variety to be easily digestable.
—Brooke Ossenkop, Director, eCommerce, Hilton Worldwide

Awesome! Thank you for bringing a mainstream search conference to Atlanta.
—Jonathan Nelson, Director of Integrated Marketing Systems, Kauffman Tire

I've been dealing with SEM before it was even called SEM; and I learned a ton!
—Scott Turner, Vice-President, TimeClock Plus

It's like drinking from a water hose there's so much information.
—Becky Reed, Assistant Director of Marketing, Drake Software

Definitely a worthwhile experience. I came away with some tactical things to do as well as ideas to research further.
—Robyn Melhuish, Communications Manager, Jackson Healthcare

It was a great one-day, local event that provided just the right amount of technical learning and opportunities for networking.
—Sherry Hopkins, VP, Prominent Placement

First hand insights are priceless. Benchmarking vs the industry is a matter of winning or losing. Lots of action points, lots of networking. SES Jakarta was great.
—Daniel Tumiwa, Vice President E-Commerce, Garuda Indonesia Airlines & Chairman, Indonesian E-commerce Association (idEA)

SES Jakarta didn't only offer excellent quality sessions and speakers, but also an amazing crowd of professionals - especially from the local market, which I strongly believe made this conference the success that it was. I'm really looking forward to next year's event!
—Achmad Alkatiri, Senior Community Strategist and Social Product Manager, Wego.com

I was very surprised by the number of global/overseas digital marketing leaders who participated in SES Jakarta, as well as the enthusiasm of the digital marketing community towards the event. This has further cemented SES as the leading worldwide digital marketing event. I'm very honored to have been part of such a great event. The audience was fantastic, not to mention the speakers, who were highly qualified industry experts.
—Bayu Pangestu, Digital Marketing and CRM Manager, Mercedes-Benz Indonesia

Razvan GavrilasSES New York was the best US conference to attend with our new SEO tool, cognitiveSEO. I can say the two days in the Expo Hall were tremendously busy. We spoke with both management people and SEO professionals. In just one month we saw positive ROI! I recommend SES to any agency and company in the search industry.
—Razvan Gavrilas, Founder, cognitiveSEO.com

SES is a great opportunity for eCommerce companies like ours to learn from industry leaders in the search and technology sectors. Will Reynolds' (SEER Interactive) link building session "Lord of the Links" was especially informative.
—Chris DiMarco, Founder, Lamps.com

SES Chicago was a great show for SEOhosting.co.uk. We had a great deal of interest in the SEO hosting services that we provide as many companies and individuals were not aware of the benefits of SEO hosting or that such a solution even existed. We hope to reap the benefits of the contacts that we made there and we truly enjoyed the atmosphere of the conference and hospitality of the Incisive Media staff.
—Jennifer Linnuste, Director of Sales & Marketing, SEOhosting.co.uk

Very pleased - the majority of speakers were excellent, terrific venue, and well-organised. Getting out of the office, hearing big picture ideas and case studies sets your mind free to think about where we can take the company. It gives you time to actually work ON the company, not IN the company.
—James Millington, Director, Sports HQ Group

It was my first time at SES and I enjoyed it very much. The sessions about SEM and social media were especially good for internal feedback. It was great to hear about trends in the Asia-Pacific market, as we usually attend conferences focused on the US area.
—Hiroko Sato, Researche, Transcosmos Inc

The conference is very informative - it allows marketers to understand the latest trends in the industry effectively and it offers great networking opportunities.
—Mercer Ng, Marketing Manager, Sports HQ Group

Great networking and an opportunity to hear the latest in social media and what other companies are up to. I also loved the live tweeting screen.
—Adrian Toy, Head of Marketing in APAC, Puma

We chose SES New York to launch Analytics SEO in the US, having successfully launched our SEO project management tool at SES London a year earlier. In the 3 weeks since the show, we have already closed enough business to more than pay for the cost of the event. What impressed me most was the quality of the leads generated; by and large we were speaking with buyers or heads of SEO in a position to recommend a solution for their business. Getting a good ROI from events like this is absolutely essential to growing privately-funded businesses like ours.
—Laurence O'Toole, Founder, Analytics SEO

SES London was one of the most successful shows we've ever attended and sponsored. The conference was full of experienced digital marketers and agencies. The quality of the attendees enabled us to experience instantaneous ROI from our sponsorship, which included a record number of signups and new paying customers. It was amazing! To top it off, the Incisive Media conference staff were also some of the most helpful and gracious people we've ever worked with.
—Jon Henshaw, Co-Founder & Product Manager, Raven Internet Marketing Tools

Adlucent was very pleased with our results from SES New York last year. With an exclusive focus on retailer paid search, we were able to talk to the right individuals at our target companies and closed three new clients from our conversations there.
—Ashwani Dhar,SVP, Adlucent

SES Chicago has been a great show for Symantec (Former VeriSign). With a great team to support us and great sponsorship opportunities, SES hosts a show that allows us to meet exceptional people. We look forward to future SES events and hope to see all of you there!
—Kristin Crist, Events Marketing Manager, Symantec

Lawrence LoSES Hong Kong: Thanks for putting together a great event. One of the best digital events I've attended in Asia and probably the best related to search.
—Lawrence Lo, Business Director, Digital, OMD

Chi-Chao ChangCongrats on a great event. I am very much looking forward to participating in and sponsoring future SES conferences in Asia.
—Chi-Chao Chang, VP and GM, Global Search Operations and Marketplaces, Yahoo!

Kristopher JonesSES San Francisco 2010 was one of the most valuable internet marketing conferences I've ever attended and I've been attending SES and many similar shows for nearly 10 years. From an unparalleled venue in the Moscone Center to exceptional speakers, valuable content, and thousands of energized attendees, SES San Francisco turned out to be one of the best internet marketing conferences ever held. In addition, the educational session that I moderated during the conference turned out to be one of the best ever with a standing room only crowd, terrific speakers, and hundreds in attendance. If I were you I'd purchase my tickets early for future SES events. See you there!
—Kristopher Jones, President & CEO, KBJ Interactive

The material I learned from just a single session alone made it worth attending the conference.
—Sam Gomez, VP Digital Marketing, Sony Music

Bas van den BeldI attend a lot of conferences about search and SES is without a doubt the place to be if you want to learn about search, network, and hear great speakers. The SES team manages to improve with every event and that is truly a big accomplishment. In Europe, SES London is the biggest event of the continent where every search marketer just has to be, but also SES Amsterdam and SES Berlin are must-attends for European search marketers. I know I will be there!
—Bas van den Beld, State of Search

Marc PoirierSES London is the best event to get in front of European search marketing professionals and decision makers. Full stop.
—Marc Poirier, Acquisio


SES Chicago was a blue-chip experience. Being my first 'search' conference, I was blown away at having personal access to the world's top search talent. At the end of day 1, I had decided to attend the next SES event, wherever it might be. I left Chicago SES with a valuable list of contacts, a new insight and approach toward SEO, and a notebook full of tricks that have shown immediate returns for our law firm. Kudos to the staff for assembling such a power-packed display of the search industry's brightest stars.
—Allen Walker, Web Marketing Consultant, Keller & Keller

I usually attend anywhere from 5 to 10 conferences every year. With the downturn in the economy, I expected the number of attendees to drop at SES New York. That was not the case. Even more impressive is how the SES team added new and interesting sessions that took the conference to a new level. SES continues to be one of the best places to connect with search professionals, prospects and clients. The show is one that we plan to attend for years to come.
—Khalid Saleh, President, Invesp Consulting

Bill LeakeEvery other event I've been to this year has had lower attendance than last year. If this was the case for SES New York 2009, it certainly wasn't evident to me. The halls were filled with people, the exhibit hall was filled with people, and the sessions were jam-packed with folks asking great questions. It feels like, if folks are indeed having to narrow the events they go to this year, they are concentrating on SES as a 'must-do' not a 'might-do'.
—Bill Leake, CEO of Apogee Search

As a small business, I just recently began promoting my product via search engines. After attending your SES show in New York, I have a whole new outlook and an attainable approach to boosting my presence and ultimately my ROI. I had no idea that by attending the seminars I would learn so many tricks of the trade and that so many free tools were available online. The energy and knowledge of the speakers, panelists and moderators was informative and enlightening. Your show also helped me to realize/confirm all the things I was doing right. Thank you for such a comprehensive show. I will see you next year as I recognize how important it is to keep up with this changing industry.
—Andrea Friedland, pawzdogboots.com

SES New York 2009 was by far the best search engine marketing show I've been to in 4 years - and I go to them all! Kudos for a great event!
—Marc Poirier, Co-Founder & CMO of Acquisio

I had heard many great things about SES New York, and after attending, I will hands-down be another evangelist of SES! Job well done - the sessions were informative, the expo hall had interesting booths, and the event was efficiently organized. Thank you for a great week!
—Alicia Magda, Solid Cactus Inc.

As a first time attendee, the knowledge I gained at SES Toronto was invaluable. I was really pleased with the variety of topics that were covered and the great mix of people that attended, and plan to be back again next year.
—Veronica Montero, Eighty8 Online

Jeff LancasterEvery year our clients, agency partners and our team look forward to SES Toronto. It's a unique opportunity to learn from the top search marketers from the US, Canada and abroad and to see what best practices are having an impact. It's a great event and certainly stands alone as the gold standard for search marketing events in the Canadian marketplace.
—Jeff Lancaster, Outrider

Mark KnowlesAs an exhibitor, qualified leads—even more than quantity—are key to tradeshow success. We found the leads at SES San Jose 2009 to be highly qualified as a first time exhibitor.
—Mark Knowles, CEO of Pixelsilk

Michael MothnerWe really had a great time at SES. It has been the best conference we have exhibited and spoken at so far. We are really excited to get more involved with SES events.
—Michael Mothner, Founder & CEO, Wpromote


Aaron GoldmanSES San Jose really lived up to its name -- SES. The Day 1 content got us out of the weeds and focused on high-level strategic concepts. Day 2 and beyond activated the more tactical and practical discussion that's also crucial for those looking to master all things search.
—Aaron Goldman, VP, Marketing & Strategic Partnerships, Resolution Media

Marc BarachAs CMO of Marin Software, purveyor of the leading enterprise-class paid search management application, I'm always looking for efficient and effective ways to reach our audience of search agencies and large-scale advertisers. To help us accomplish that, Incisive Media has assembled an impressive array of properties and programs such as the SES Conference & Expo, SearchEngineWatch.com and Search Engine Watch Webcasts. We exhibit, present, sponsor and advertise at these venues and it's this sort of integrated marketing that delivers powerful results and best bang for the buck.
—Marc Barach, CMO, Marin Software

Bruce ClayAs a speaker and premier sponsor of SES for many years, Bruce Clay has always found the information, networking, and vendor interaction to be fantastic, clearly contributing to our business and always justifying our participation.
—Bruce Clay, President, Bruce Clay, Inc.

SES is always a well run show from start to finish. Well organized, great seminar sessions and good prospects.
—Christa Roettele, Director, External Communications, TrueLocal

Hitwise has been a sponsor at the Search Engines Strategies shows in the US and the UK for several years. SES ranks among those shows from which we see the greatest return. The event provides us great brand visibility within the search marketing community as well as quality leads. It also is a great place for us to connect with our clients, many of whom come to this event for the networking as well as the extensive educational program.
—Ginny Redgate, VP Marketing, Hitwise

In terms of value, the global SES Conference and Exposition series is one of the best as it delivers an excellent 'bang for your buck' compared to the other events we have attended. Their seminars and panels consistently deliver literally hundreds of tips, tactics and strategies around improving your paid search and display campaign performance while offering up tons of info on optimizing your websites. In addition, the networking is second to none resulting in us taking home numerous qualified leads.
—Alon Sheafer, VP Products and Marketing, Kenshoo