KEEN—for Keeping Entrepreneurs Engaged and Networking—is convening an eclectic and exciting group of top digital tastemakers, leaders, founders and innovators all under one roof from October 24 to 27, 2013 in a three-day B2B and B2C event and expo. This inaugural conference in Nashville welcomes social influencers, journalists, editors, developers, start-ups, small businesses and Fortune 500 brands to come meet, collaborate, and learn about innovative technologies and new platforms in the areas of travel, technology, food and spirits, family and entertainment.

Omni Nashville, which opened its doors on Sept. 30, is KEEN’s official hotel sponsor and the site of all content and programming. Speakers and special guests will engage their audiences on all levels with talks about targeted advertising, using social for good, Millennial marketing, email campaigns, visual messaging, digital media ethics and much more. Keep up to date with the summit schedule as it evolves.
avatar for Anurag Agarwal

Anurag Agarwal

CEO/ Co-Founder
avatar for Meghan Keaney Anderson

Meghan Keaney Anderson

Vice President of Marketing
avatar for Turner Barr

Turner Barr

Around the World in 80 Jobs
avatar for Syb Bennett

Syb Bennett

Belmont University
Professor of Journalism
avatar for Kristy Bernardo

Kristy Bernardo

The Wicked Noodle
Personal Chef and Food Writer
avatar for Jade Broadus

Jade Broadus

Travel Mindset
Social Media and Marketing Manager
avatar for Steve Broback

Steve Broback

Parnassus Group
avatar for Steven Buhrman

Steven Buhrman

Founder and CEO
avatar for John Carruthers

John Carruthers

ManBQue Enterprises
Founder and Cookbook Author
avatar for Steve Cavendish

Steve Cavendish

Nashville Scene
News Editor
avatar for Lisa Chader

Lisa Chader

MTV Networks
SVP, Corporate Communications

Sami Cone

Blogger, Radio Host and TV Correspondent
avatar for Erin Dailey

Erin Dailey

HGTV and DIY Network
Mobile Product Director
avatar for Hayes Davis

Hayes Davis

Union Metrics
Founder and CEO
avatar for Dave Delaney

Dave Delaney

New Business Networking
avatar for Bobby Dirienzo

Bobby Dirienzo

12South Music
VP Digital Marketing
avatar for Evan Farmer

Evan Farmer

Breaking In: The Formula for Success
avatar for Lindsay Ferrier

Lindsay Ferrier

Suburban Turmoil
Serial Entrepreneur and Columnist
avatar for Darren Frei

Darren Frei

Digital Editorial Director
avatar for Brandon Frohne

Brandon Frohne

Mason's Nashville
Executive Chef
avatar for Porter Gale

Porter Gale

Your Network is Your Net Worth
avatar for Denise Garciano

Denise Garciano

Partner and Chief Social Strategist
avatar for Sarah Gavigan

Sarah Gavigan

Otaku South
avatar for Mara Gorman

Mara Gorman

The Mother of all Trips/Passports with Purpose
avatar for Dave Harkins

Dave Harkins

Blue Ridge Group
avatar for James Hensley

James Hensley

Nelson's Green Brier Distillery
Sales Manager
avatar for Daniel Hunley

Daniel Hunley

Bear Media
Pinterest Marketer
avatar for Jeff Jacob

Jeff Jacob

The Song Team
Founder and Songwriter-in-Chief
avatar for Katie Jacobs

Katie Jacobs

Styling My Everyday
Art Director and Stylist
avatar for Scott Johnson

Scott Johnson

The Wolf and the Watchman: A CIA Childhood
avatar for Barbara Jones

Barbara Jones

One2One Network & Blissful Media Group
avatar for Leah Jones

Leah Jones

Vice President
avatar for Jennifer Justus

Jennifer Justus

freelance food writer
Journalist and Author
avatar for Dee Mc Laughlin

Dee Mc Laughlin

SVP, Brand Strategy, Marketing & Creative, MTV Networks
avatar for Ellen Petry Leanse

Ellen Petry Leanse

avatar for Kelly Lewis

Kelly Lewis

Go! Girl Guides, Women's Travel Fest and Damesly
avatar for Margaret Littman

Margaret Littman

Freelance Writer
Start It Up editor
avatar for B.J. Lofback

B.J. Lofback

Nashville Food Truck Association
avatar for Lenore Luca

Lenore Luca

Teen Groove On The Move
TV/Radio Host, Author & Motivational Speaker
avatar for Kristin Luna

Kristin Luna

KEEN Digital Summit
avatar for Brian  Mansfield

Brian Mansfield

USA Today
Nashville correspondent
avatar for Kyle McCollom

Kyle McCollom

Co-Founder and CEO
avatar for Larry McCormack

Larry McCormack

The Tennessean
avatar for Mark Montgomery

Mark Montgomery

Flo {thinkery}
avatar for Erin Murray

Erin Murray

Nashville Lifestyles
Managing Editor
avatar for Charlsie Niemiec

Charlsie Niemiec

Social Influence Marketing Coordinator
avatar for Stephen Oddo

Stephen Oddo

Walks of Italy
avatar for Rachel Orth

Rachel Orth

Angie Away Media
avatar for Ben Parr

Ben Parr

Dominate Fund
Author, Captivology and CEO
avatar for Krista Parry

Krista Parry

Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer
avatar for Cynthia Price

Cynthia Price

Partner Development
avatar for Jairek Robbins

Jairek Robbins

Professional Speaker and Performance Coach
avatar for Matt Rogers

Matt Rogers

Pure Sodaworks
avatar for Beth Rucker

Beth Rucker

Scripps Networks Interactive
Mobile Content Manager
avatar for Beth Sachan

Beth Sachan

Goo Goo Cluster
Director of Marketing
avatar for Kristy Sammis

Kristy Sammis

Clever Girls Collective
avatar for Bayard Saunders

Bayard Saunders

CMO, VP, Director - Digital Marketing
avatar for Sloane Scott

Sloane Scott

Fishbowl Spirits and Blue Chair Bay Rum
Chief Marketing Office
avatar for Shaun Shankel

Shaun Shankel

VP, Merchant Sales & Support
avatar for Megan Smith

Megan Smith

Founder and Publisher
avatar for Shannon Smith

Shannon Smith

avatar for Spencer Spellman

Spencer Spellman

Whiskey Tango Globetrot
Writer and photographer
avatar for Dave Spiegel

Dave Spiegel

Executive Director of Sales
avatar for Butch Spyridon

Butch Spyridon

Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau
avatar for Jenny Steuber

Jenny Steuber

Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau
Director of Public Relations
avatar for Stephanie Stewart-Howard

Stephanie Stewart-Howard

Buttermilk Trace
Food & Spirits Writer, Author and Blogger
avatar for Erin Street

Erin Street

Director of Marketing
avatar for Vivek Surti

Vivek Surti

Nashville Wine Auction
Marketing and Communications
avatar for Anne Tramer

Anne Tramer

Omni Hotels & Resorts
Vice President, Corporate Communications
avatar for Jessica Turner

Jessica Turner

The Mom Creative
Lifestyle Blogger
avatar for Ryan Underwood

Ryan Underwood

Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management.
Business Editor
avatar for Sarah Unger

Sarah Unger

Ketchum Public Relations
Vice President, Creative Catalyst
avatar for Jesse Valenciana

Jesse Valenciana

ManBQue Enterprises
Founder and Cookbook Author
avatar for Aly Walansky

Aly Walansky

Freelance writer/editor/blogger
Beauty and Style Blogger
avatar for Courtney Whitmore

Courtney Whitmore

Stylist & Cookbook Author
avatar for Kara Williams

Kara Williams

Freelance Travel Writer
The Vacation Gals

Samantha Williams

Sunday Morning Pancake
avatar for Adam Yeomans

Adam Yeomans

Associated Press
Bureau Chief
avatar for Stephen Zralek

Stephen Zralek

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC
Litigation: IP & Entertainment Disputes