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Grab your ticket to State of Social and put yourself at the head of the social and digital pack. The strategies you’ll learn will give you a big advantage in the real world.

More than theory. More than speculation. We’re talking about actionable ideas you can implement straight away, giving you – and your bottom line – a big boost.

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THE LIFE-CHANGING (AND TERRIFYING) TECHNOLOGY THAT’S AROUND THE CORNER

The tech revolution is ongoing. But are you ready for what’s next? As much as digital technology and social media over the past 10 to 15 years have completely altered the way we live, there is much, much more disruption to come — and some of it is as terrifying as it is awe-inspiring.

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CHRIS MESSINA SPEAKS AT #STATEOFSOCIAL19

Technologist Chris Messina, the inventor of the #, presented his first ever public discussion on future technologies since leaving Silicon Valley to become a digital nomad, in February of this year.

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KIM McKAY SPEAKS AT #STATEOFSOCIAL19

If you want your brand to be around beyond the next decade, it’s time to focus on influence, warns Kim McKay. Actually, the founder of Klick X — one of the Asia-Pacific region’s most awarded communications agencies — says she’d be focusing on “little else”.

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PRIVACY AND TRUST TOP ISSUES AS CONSUMERS CHANGE SOCIAL USE

An increased focus on privacy, joining smaller social media groups rather than posting updates publicly, and distrust of everything from voice technology to Facebook itself are just some of the real trends being seen in social media use in 2019.

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JENN HERMAN SPEAKS AT #STATEOFSOCIAL19

Instagram blogger Jenn Herman says one of the biggest mistakes social media managers and marketers make is thinking Facebook and Instagram are the same thing.

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MATT NAVARRA SPEAKS AT #STATEOFSOCIAL19

Matt Navarra told State of Social ’19 that Facebook pages are becoming less of a focus with groups, communities, messaging apps and bots considered areas of importance.

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FAKE NEWS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR TRADITIONAL MEDIA

The rise of “fake news” is actually an opportunity for traditional publications and journalists to stand out based on quality, credibility and trust.

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JONATHAN HARLEY SPEAKS AT #STATEOFSOCIAL19

Jonathan Harley discussed the intersection of technology, social, media and journalism from his 20 years’ experience working in media and technology.

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CHRIS WIRASINHA SPEAKS AT #STATEOFSOCIAL19

At State of Social ’19 Pedestrian TV co-founder Chris Wirasinha discussed the evolution of brand; “we really wanted Pedestrian to be the Australian home of pop-culture… when we started writing about local stories, that really resonated… when Facebook arrived, that was the turning point for the brand,” he said.

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LOOKING TO THE FUTURE, HASHTAG INVENTOR SEES THE ‘ARC OF COMPUTING’ REALISED
In Perth as keynote speaker for the State of Social conference, digital nomad and “inventor of the hashtag” Chris Messina talks about the challenges tech firms will face.

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LEADING UK SOCIAL MEDIA COMMENTATOR MATT NAVARRA TALKS THE ‘R’ WORD AT STATE OF SOCIAL 2019
Typeset’s Dan Hatch speaks to Matt Navarra, one of Britain’s leading social media commentators, ahead of his keynote address at the upcoming State of Social 2019 conference in Perth on Tuesday, June 25.

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ONLY A FEW DAYS AND A HANDFUL OF TICKETS LEFT. GRAB YOURS QUICK.
Here comes 25 June and State of Social ’19. And there goes your chance to be there at Optus Stadium.

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DIGITAL MARKETING MAVEN MEG COFFEY AND ENTREPRENEUR EXTRAORDINAIRE HUGH STEPHENS JOIN #STATEOFSOCIAL19

Announcing the latest additions to the thought panels probing the darkest recesses of the digiverse at State of Social 2019: Entrepreneurs Meg Coffey and Hugh Stephens.

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ONE LAST CHANCE TO GRAB YOUR STATE OF SOCIAL TICKET

#StateofSocial19’s stars align in Perth on 25 June. Our mission: to explore new strategies and to boldly go where no digital conference has gone before.

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DAVE STEWART AND MATT POPKES ADDED TO STATE OF SOCIAL ’19 LINE UP

Introducing IP VIP Dave Stewart and digital strategy star Matt Popkes, two more big-name, big-brain panellists joining the rollcall of digital marketing royalty at State of Social 2019.

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DIGITAL INFLUENCE EXPERT KIM MCKAY JOINS STATE OF SOCIAL ’19

Want to build a successful brand? Make it iiinfluential (with three i’s). Kim McKay of Klick Communications fame will explain how in her keynote at State of Social 19.

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RAZOR-SHARP REPORTER JENNA CLARKE TO JOIN #STATEOFSOCIAL19

In the roiling sea of digital and social news, how can you keep your head above water? Razor-sharp reporter Jenna Clarke and State of Social’s New News panel will tell you.

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NOT ANOTHER DIGITAL MARKETING CONFERENCE…
“Oh no, not another digital marketing conference!”
That’s right, State of Social isn’t.

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN AT STATE OF SOCIAL ’19
Red-hot social trends. Blue-sky digital speculation. An all-day grey-cell workout. Don’t learn the hard way. Grab your ticket to State of Social 2019 while you still can.

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SIX WEEKS TO GO UNTIL STATE OF SOCIAL ’19
Only six weeks to go! Here’s your State of Social ’19 countdown – our top ten reasons to book your place before time – and tickets – run out.

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THE BRIGHTEST MINDS ILLUMINATING THE WAY FORWARD: STATE OF SOCIAL RETURNS FOR 2019
Following on from the success of the inaugural event last year, State of Social is back. Returning once again to Perth’s stunning Optus Stadium on Tuesday June 25, the volume is being turned up for State of Social 2.0.

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PEDESTRIAN.TV POWERHOUSE CHRIS WIRASINHA TO JOIN STATE OF SOCIAL ’19
How is the digital landscape changing? Ask the guy who landscaped it, digital publishing and Pedestrian.tv powerhouse Chris Wirasinha.

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TOP INSTAGRAM TIPS FROM JENN HERMAN
Give it some personality. So many people, especially businesses, try to make it too ‘corporate’. That’s not what Instagram is.

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MEET THE FOUNDER OF THE HASHTAG
When Chris Messina took his idea for something called a ‘hashtag’ to Twitter, they rejected it out of hand.

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DIGITAL STRATEGY AND CONTENT PIONEER, JONATHAN HARLEY JOINS STATE OF SOCIAL ’19
Stop press! Start tweeting! Jonathan Harley, digital content and new-news pioneer, is speaking at State of Social ’19.

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SUPERSIZE YOUR DIGITAL LEARNINGS AND EARNINGS
Big up your digital knowledge, social network and rep. State of Social 2019 is going large, with a bigger tribe and more big-name speakers sharing big ideas, tactics and strategies.

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HASHTAG INVENTOR CHRIS MESSINA TO JOIN STATE OF SOCIAL
What’s the next big thing for social and digital? Ask Chris Messina, digital doyen and hashtag inventor, at State of Social 2019 in Perth.

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BECOME A SOCIAL AND DIGITAL SUPERHERO OVERNIGHT
Come along to State of Social 2019 super-hungry. Leave a social and digital superhero, with a head full of real insights and real strategies.

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WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND STATE OF SOCIAL? [VIDEO]
State of Social is all about spotting the next big social and digital waves and helping you surf them. Get your tickets today >>

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STATE OF SOCIAL ’19: NOT YOUR AVERAGE CONFERENCE
State of Social ’18: “Nobody can top that!”  State of Social ’19: “Hold my beer…”

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HOW TO MANIPULATE, WE MEAN, CONVINCE YOUR BOSS TO BUY YOUR SOS ’19 TICKET FOR YOU
State of Social 2019 boasts a rollcall of social and digital marketing royalty. You need to convince your boss to pay for your ticket soon. Here’s how…

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INSTAGRAM ICON JENN HERMAN JOINS STATE OF SOCIAL
What’s next for Instagram? What’s the secret to Insta-marketing? Insta guru Jenn Herman has the inside track and she’s coming State of Social ’19.

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UK’S MATT NAVARRA TO JOIN STATE OF SOCIAL
Meet Matt Navarra, social swami, digital doyen and the first in the rollcall of digital marketing royalty we’ll be announcing in the coming weeks and months.

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WHY ATTEND STATE OF SOCIAL 2019? BECAUSE, BECAUSE, BECAUSE…
Australia’s largest social media marketing conference is getting bigger, better and even more unconferencey. Snap up your tickets to State of Social 2019.

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STATE OF SOCIAL RETURNS IN 2019
Australia’s most unconferencey conference is back: State of Social.

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