May 2014 – SEMpdx Members Appreciation Event

May 13, 2014 is our annual Members Appreciation Event. Members receive free admission, food and drinks and the opportunity to listen to a great guest speaker brought in specifically for our members …And this year, the Members Appreciation Event speaker will be Ian Lurie! Non-members are welcome to purchase a ticket and attend.

Ian Lurie’s presentation pulls from The Marketing Stack, a book he is currently writing, and will offer helpful tips and insights for bringing together all the bits and pieces across the Internet Marketing landscape. Check out this recent blog post by Ian that provides some insight into the Marketing Stack.

Date & Time

Mission Theater in NW Portland, Oregon

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Presentation and Q&A from 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Networking: 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Location

The Mission Theater
1624 NW Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97209
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Special Guest Speaker 

Ian-LurieIan Lurie, Chairman and Principal Consultant at Portent, Inc.

Ian Lurie is the Chairman and Principle Consultant at Portent, Inc., an internet marketing agency that has provided internet marketing, including search, social and analytics services, since 1995.

He recently co-published the 2nd edition of the Web Marketing All-In-One for Dummies and wrote the sections on SEO, blogging, social media and web analytics. He also wrote Conversation Marketing: Internet Marketing Strategies. He writes regularly for the Portent Blog and Search Engine Land, and has been published on AllThingsD, Forbes.com and TechCrunch.

His random educational background includes a B.A. in History from UC San Diego and a degree in Law from UCLA. Along the way, he’s been an amateur competitive cyclist, a bike messenger, a roof consultant, a technical writer and an Adobe FrameMaker consultant. You may find him teaching his kids to play D&D on the weekends, or dragging his tongue on the ground as he pedals his way up Seattle’s ridiculously steep hills.