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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Spencer Spellman

Whiskey Tango Globetrot
Writer and photographer
Los Angeles
Flying on a plane for the first time at age five and by himself for the first time at age seven, Spencer has been traveling ever since, unable to kick neither his travel habit, nor his southern drawl. Armed with a philosophy degree and a love for travel, Spencer welded these two passions together several years ago to create what's become a travel lifestyle for himself. Originally getting his start in the travel industry as a writer and editor for a travel guide publisher, Spencer has since been freelancing for the last three years as a writer, editor, and consultant to the travel industry, using his travel blog, The Traveling Philosopher, to build his brand. Brands and publications he has worked and been featured in has included National Geographic Traveler, Southern Hospitality Magazine, Drink Me Magazine, Travel + Escape, AOL Travel and Expedia.