Breaking News Alert: Ann Handley to Deliver Keynote at The Social Shake-Up Show

Amy Jefferies
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The Social Shake-Up
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Digital Marketing Pioneer Ann Handley to Deliver Keynote at The Social Shake-Up Show
The highly-anticipated marketing conference welcomes Ann Handley who will discuss how to create marketing magic that gets real-world results

New York, NY – February 7, 2019 – The Social Shake-Up Show, which will take place May 6-8 in Atlanta and is the leading event for marketers who leverage social media to drive business goals, today announced another dynamic addition to the speaker lineup: digital marketing pioneer and best-selling author Ann Handley. In her keynote, Handley will share inspiring and empowering stories to help marketers and other brand leaders create campaigns that engage and wow their customers.

“We are so excited to include Ann in our lineup of amazing presenters who will deliver messages that shake up prevailing notions of what social media can and can’t do for your brand,” said Diane Schwartz, senior vice president of The Social Shake-Up and the Media/Communications Group at Access Intelligence. “This year’s Social Shake-Up Show is a peer-to-peer event that will redefine the future of social media marketing.”

Ann Handley is the founder of MarketingProfs and a Wall Street Journal best-selling author of Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content and Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Ebooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business. She is consistently named one of the most influential marketers on social media and one of the most dynamic big-stage presenters.

At this year’s Social Shake-Up Show, the nearly 1,000 marketers in attendance will hear breakthrough thinking and fresh ideas for brand management, storytelling, paid social, the customer journey, crisis management, artificial intelligence, SEO, measurement and video. Attendees will hear from social media trailblazers at brands including the NFL, Merck, The Advocate, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, The Weather Channel, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Atlanta Hawks, IBM, Oracle, Yelp, Capital One, New York University and dozens of others.

Handley’s keynote is just one of more than 35 sessions Social Shake-Up Show attendees will participate in. The Atlanta conference will also feature a variety of ways for marketers and brand communicators to network and build meaningful connections with one another. In addition to the valuable content at the Show, professionals can reenergize through off-site activities including a cooking class, History Pub Crawl, yoga, tours of the World of Coca-Cola and CNN as well as dinner and networking gatherings.

Attendees can take advantage of a discounted room block rate of $195 per night at the Marriott Marquis Atlanta where the Shake-Up Show will take place.

Register by February 28 to save $800 on passes. Discounted rates for groups and nonprofits are available. For questions regarding the conference, contact director of marketing, Laura Snitkovskiy at [email protected]. To sponsor the event, contact sales director Katie Sullivan at [email protected].

Partners and sponsors include AR|PR, AMA Atlanta, AMA D.C., Business Wire, Buztubr, ChooseATL, Falcon, MMRA, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, Proofpoint, Social Media Club – Atlanta, Social Media Research Association and Verizon.
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About The Social Shake-Up:
The Social Shake-Up Show is one of North America’s largest conferences for social media marketing professionals. It is produced by Access Intelligence, also publisher of PR News, Chief Marketer, Cynopsis, Folio, Admonsters, AdExchanger, Event Marketer and dozens of other leading brands for business professionals. The 2019 Show will take place May 6-8 in Atlanta and will bring together 1,000 marketers and brand communicators focused on better integrating social media into their business strategies. For more information, visit

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