Wickham, Australia (PressExposure) June 25, 2013 -- Craig Wilson, founder of Sticky Advertising and popular blog Mediahunter.com.au has been invited to be the closing Keynote Speaker at The Australian Social Media Tourism Symposium in Wollongong in July 2013.
More than 250 tourism professionals from across the globe will converge on the UniCentre for the Social Media Tourism Symposium (SoMeT) on July 17-18.
The Social Media Tourism Symposium is the only conference of its kind that provides an opportunity for destination marketing organizations, hotels, resorts, attractions, and tourism related entities to share ideas and learn more about how to leverage social media within the tourism industry.
Craig is managing director of Sticky Advertising and founder digital start-ups NLYZRcom (a search engine optimisation tool) and InsiderJobs.com.au. He is also co-founder of the DiG Festival.
Ideas, enthusiasm, collaboration are hallmarks of Craig's passionate attitude to marketing. A prolific writer and strategic thinker, Craig is a contributing author to the 3 innovative international marketing books in the Age of Conversation series. Craig's respected media and marketing blog - http://www.Mediahunter.com.au is ranked by Advertising Age (USA) as one of the Top 100 English-language marketing blogs in the world.
Craig and his team at Sticky consult to leading companies around Australia and internationally on areas such as inbound marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Social Media and customer acquisition strategies.
Over years Craig has been invited to speak at events as diverse as Australasian Media and Broadcasting Congress, property industry national conferences, Public Sphere Australian Government briefing, financial industry events and local industry technology briefings.
The Social Media Tourism Symposium provides an opportunity for destination marketing organizations, hotels, resorts, attractions and tourism-related entities to share ideas and learn how social media are affecting marketing within the travel industry.
SoMeT is social by nature; everything from the topics covered to the speakers and destination is determined with input from the online community.
2013 is the fourth year that SoMeT is being held and the first year it occurs on two continents.Â The inaugural conference was held in Loudoun County, Virginia, which hosted 110 attendees. In 2011, #SoMeT hosted 183 attendees in Tunica, Mississippi. 2013 will be the biggest year yet!