At SES Chicago, Danny Sullivan had a pleasant surprise for the audience. Danny announced that Third Door Media, the company behind Search Engine Land will be coming up with Search Marketing Expo, new search engine marketing conference in June, 2007.
Search Marketing Expo or SMX as it is being called will have its first event in Seattle on June 4 & 5th 2007 at the Bell Harbor Conference center. The inaugral show will be geared toward advanced search marketers who want to hear about the latest search marketing techniques for both organic and paid placement.
From Search Marketing Expo site: "The first SMX will be held in Seattle at the extraordinary Bell Harbor Convention Center on Pier 66. Bell Harbor features state of the art convention facilities in an
exceptional indoor and outdoor atmosphere.
We'll be posting the conference agenda and registration for SMX in January 2007. Sign-up now for our SMX email list, so we can send you the details when ready, including an update on when registration opens. There will be a limited number of spaces, so you'll want to book early. Early registrations get a significant discount."