SearchFest 2014, Portland, Oregon - Feb. 28, The Governor Hotel


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New School Track Sponsor and Happy Hour Sponsor

Moz Moz provides analytics software to track all of a website’s inbound marketing efforts on one platform—with beautiful data visualizations, insights into competitors’ data, and actionable recommendations to improve each effort’s performance. Dedicated to helping people do better marketing, Moz creates easy-to-use tools, tutorials, and educational resources for learning inbound marketing—and fosters the web’s most vibrant online marketing community. With offices in Seattle, WA and Portland, OR, Moz supports over 20,000 customers and 300,000 community members worldwide.

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Lunch and Conference Bag Sponsor

Bing Ads Your life doesn’t fit in a box. Neither should your search. Here at Bing we believe finding what you need requires more than a search box and a list of links. Bing is providing insight where, when and how it matters to you. And as an advertiser, you can reach more customers with search advertising on the Yahoo Bing Network. With Bing Ads, you get the insight, control and support to find your best customers and achieve your business goals.

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Opening and Closing Keynote Speakers Sponsor

KISSmetrics Google Analytics tells you what happened, KISSmetrics tells you who did it. When we understand our customers, we understand how to grow our business. KISSmetrics tracks real people—where they come from, what they do, and who purchases.
– Discover where your best customers originally come from.
– Learn how to improve your site and apps.
– Track people across multiple devices.

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Deep Dive Track and Lanyards Sponsor

Yext Yext lets marketing departments manage local content, listings, social pages, and store pages, campaigns, in-store experiences, and analytics with our GeoMarketing Cloud. Over 250,000 businesses, including dozens of Fortune 500 companies and top retailers use the Yext Cloud. Yext was named to Forbes Most Promising Companies 2014.

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Afternoon Networking Break

ethology ethology is the integrated digital marketing agency for evolving consumer brands. Our staff of ethologists are consumerists at heart and integrationists in practice. We are experts at integrated digital marketing strategy and planning, research, seo, ppc, display, social media management, email marketing, content strategy and development, analytics, web development, and creative. Each ethologist is hand-selected from top-tier agency and online industry leaders, such as iCrossing, Omnicom, Google, Yahoo!, McCann, Covario and others. Most important, we all share a common passion: consumer-inspired integrated digital marketing.

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Exhibitor Booths

Add3 Add3 is a search marketing agency with offices in Seattle and Portland. We do SEM, SEO and Display Advertising. That’s all we do. And, it turns out, we do them really well. We build campaigns that grow businesses and help brands thrive. Data, research, and analytics guide our process. Connecting brands and ideas with people is what we are about.

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Exults internet marketing Exults is an Internet Marketing agency driven by accountability, results and communication. At Exults we are committed to making online marketing easily transparent and understandable while ensuring every client receives optimal results. Exults has offices in Portland, Oregon, New York and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

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Landing Page Experts Landing Page Experts is a small, specialized team with expertise in building and A/B testing landing pages for both lead gen and ecommerce websites. Landing Pages are built following best practices and insight from the team’s extensive experience, so they not only look professional, but are made to convert. Landing Page Experts offers a no-risk guarantee: if your current page outperforms your new landing page in an A/B test, you get a full refund.
Page One Power Page One Power is a custom link building firm based in Boise, Idaho committed to improving clients’ search engine rankings, traffic and brand awareness. We do this by building relevant, research-based, industry-specific links. Our success comes from establishing collaborative and transparent relationships with our clients. We are the link building firm you have been looking for.

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Build Build is a creative and web development agency located in Boise, Idaho. We specialize in helping our clients solve their digital marketing problems. We help our clients define their messaging, content strategy and then help them define their brand, build websites, custom mobile apps, custom web development and customized software to deliver that message. If our clients don’t need help with their messaging we can help them express their message through custom web development.
Acquisio Acquisio provides digital marketers with a performance media platform that enables them to optimize the results of their search, social, mobile, and display marketing programs with speed, accuracy, and efficiency, and with full control over every aspect of their online marketing initiatives. With more than 4,000 users and 10,000 brands under its management, Acquisio is the multi-channel marketing solution preferred by agencies and marketers alike. For more information, visit

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Bacon at Breakfast Sponsor

PSU Center for Executive and Professional Education PSU Center for Executive and Professional Education (CEPE) is a leading provider of university-level professional courses and certificate programs designed to increase leadership skills, deliver process management tools, and foster creative thinking. Professional development and training are as important as ever for the career changer, career builder, manager, and executive alike. Portland State’s Center for Executive and Professional Education builds the professional capacity of individuals, businesses, and the community. Sign up for new courses, or have customized onsite education.

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Supporting Sponsors

Webfor Webfor delivers enterprise-level digital marketing and web design expertise to small- and medium-size businesses. Our full-service digital marketing agency provides search engine optimization, website and logo design, social media marketing, email marketing, and conversion rate optimization. We put ourselves in your shoes and make decisions with the thought and care as if your business was our business. Our goal is to become an invaluable partner and trusted advisor for all your Internet marketing needs. Leverage our expertise and take your business to the next level.

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Linkdex Linkdex is the world’s leading SaaS platform for measuring, improving and reporting on a brands SEO performance. Not only is the width and complexity of what Linkdex offers unrivaled, Linkdex offer the depth specialist niche tools provide, without the need to switch between applications. Unlocking the power of integrated data. Linkdex was Winner of Best SEO Software in the UK and US Search Awards.

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Punch Bowl Social Punch Bowl – Social Food & Drink (PBS) is a 32,000 sq ft high-volume bar, gastro-diner, entertainment and private party venue. Bowling lanes, ping pong, private karaoke rooms, marbles tables, deck-shuffle, shuffleboard, darts, pinball, foosball, board games and a wall of throwback 1980’s video games. At PBS, if you can do it over a beer, we’ve got it. PBS is an environmentally, sustainable, and locally sourced concept.

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Migration Brewing Co Migration Brewing is the story of four guys coming together to follow a passion for beer. Since 2008 we have put everything we have into making our dream a reality. We believe in sweat equity and doing it yourself. We are independent. We measure success one pint at a time. We give back. We love our neighborhood and city. We believe in the power of beer, people and chasing dreams. We believe that great beer makes the journey.

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Morning Networking Break

Mac's List Great jobs for Portland and beyond. Mac’s List offers a weekly update on job openings, networking events, and job-hunting resources for jobseekers across all sectors in Oregon. What began as an occasional job posting forwarded to a few friends, has become our state’s number one source for rewarding jobs in Oregon. Along the way, Mac’s List has helped countless people find good jobs, and thousands of employers hire exceptional candidates. Mac’s List newsletter is published by Prichard Communications every Tuesday and distributed to more than 14,000 people.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in sponsoring SearchFest 2014 and reaching an audience of 500 influential online marketers?

Contact SEMpdx’s SearchFest Sponsorships for more information.