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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Erin Murray

Nashville Lifestyles
Managing Editor
Nashville, TN
In 2009, Erin Byers Murray ditched her day job as an online lifestyle editor to work as a farm hand at Island Creek Oysters in Duxbury, Mass. She spent 18 months working side-by-side with a crew of oyster farmers to learn the business of bivalves. The product of her journey is Shucked: Life on a New England Oyster Farm, a memoir published in 2011 about her time working on the farm. Today, Murray is a journalist based in Nashville and the managing editor at Nashville Lifestyles magazine. She specializes in food and wine writing and her work as been published in the Boston Globe, Food and Wine, Boston Magazine, Body + Soul, and many more.