Reasons why every Marketing Manager in Lebanon should attend the "Middle East Social Media Festival"

Publication Date 10 December 2018

By Joe Ghantous

Marketing has become incredibly complicated with the high velocity of digital change & all the different methods, different outlets and different ways to accomplish goals, this is what urges professional marketers to always strive on being on the top of all this change by attending conferences and seminars.

What if there is a conference that covers all about social media and puts you face-to face with managers from LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and others?

This event is real! The Middle East Social Media Festival is a must attend yearly event for each marketer that will give him/her the chance to: hear it all from the horse’s mouth, connect with influencers and in turn; their target audience, sharpen the saw, find time to brainstorm, connect with like-minded people and hear from the experts.

Let’s jump in and get started to find out details.

- Hear from the Horse’s Mouth

MESMF is the place where you’ll discover where the social media industry is headed directly from the thought-leaders and managers from Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, the international players in the field.

- Connect With Influencers and in Turn, Your Target Audience

Connecting with social media influencers is one key benefit to attending MESMF especially today when influencer marketing became a key factor in any successful online campaign. At “MESMF Influencer Hub” you’ll get the opportunity to meet face-to-face with real social media influencers and why not hire them to reach and impact your target audience.

- Sharpen the Saw

The seventh habit of highly effective people by Stephen Covey. The idea is that you have to sharpen your skills from time to time and get the latest updates. You can always search the depths of the internet, but let’s be honest – sometimes the internet is filled with too much information and resources.

During MESMF, you will be updating your skills and knowledge with the latest and newest trends fused with the speakers’ wide experience and case studies.

- Meet prospects and business partners

Imagine one place with hundreds of prospect and business partners! This place is real, it’s the “Middle East Social Media Festival”. During the event, you’ll get the golden opportunity to meet, network and build relationships with future clients or even business partners.

- Find Time to Brainstorm

When you are in the office, you’ll mainly be focused on your responsibilities and how to get the work done and you’ll be missing the chance to think big picture about new marketing campaigns and tactics. At MESMF two days, you’ll have time to think and learn from social media experts and marketing managers with wide-ranging backgrounds about how they faced certain issues and attained their business goals, giving you a valuable opportunity to learn from their experience and get great solutions and ideas for your business.

- Connect with like-minded people

There’s nothing like being in a place of like-minded people. Other people who are willing to take time away from the office to learn something new. Other people who want to “better” themselves. In a digital world, having the opportunity to connect face-to-face with these individuals can be somewhat of a rarity. When you are at the MESMF, you’ll meet hundreds of like-minded people wanting to improve their skills and bring something back to their office or organization together with building meaningful relationships.

- Hear from the experts

During the MESMF, the Middle East Social Media Award will be distributed. This award rewards individuals & brands for using social media platforms in an effective and professional way. By attending the MESMF you’ll get to know & meet these winners alongside acquire from their experience.

As a final thought, attending the "Middle East Social Media Festival" is an investment in yourself, your career, and even your company and eventually investing in your own growth.