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.
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Charlsie Niemiec

Social Influence Marketing Coordinator
Atlanta, GA
Charlsie Niemiec spent the last two years working for Santa Claus and his friendly scout elves as the Marketing Manager for the best selling Christmas tradition, The Elf on the Shelf®. After spearheading the brands Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade debut and social media/marketing initiatives--which The Atlantic called a “marketing juggernaut”--Niemiec decided to focus ahead on an area of passion – social influence.  

Currently, she executes influence marketing campaigns at Engauge, a full-service marketing agency, for clients such as Coca Cola and EVEN Hotels. When she’s not working with influencer networks or discovering the next great blog, she is connecting the dots between influencers, brands, and the trademarks of a successful campaign. Fortune Magazine, Access Atlanta, The Huffington Post, Shoutlet, College Candy and USA Today College have featured Niemiec’s achievements and freelance work. When she’s not brainstorming how to prove every article about the millennial generation wrong, she is having her next great Atlanta adventure.