Kate Evans is the founder and CEO of Your Social Status, a Dayton-based social media, internet marketing, and website company. Founded in 2011, Your Social Status is hitting its stride and growing rapidly, helping many local businesses grow online, generating awareness and business. She also hosts training courses locally and online, has been published in Website Magazine and speaks at local and national conferences. Kate has been honored as one of the Top 25 Women to Watch in 2015 for Women In Business Networking and has also been nominated for the 2016 Woman of the Year for the Dayton Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Outside of work, Kate has a husband, Chris, and a one-year old little boy, Drew.
Kelley Alexander is the founder and Head Go-Getter of Kelley and Co, a Springfield-based social media management & conference planning company. Founded in 2013, Kelley wanted to start a company where she could do the things she is passionate about while working with clients and sub-contractors she respects. She has a diverse set of skills from working in the hospitality and healthcare industries, sales & marketing, social media content management, event management, fundraising, corporate training, and relationship building. Kelley has been honored as one of the Top 25 Women to Watch in 2015 for Women In Business Networking in Dayton, OH. She has three teenagers and loves to kayak with them. Kelley also enjoys camping, hiking and drinking wine with her friends. She is looking forward to new adventures in 2016!
Kate and Kelley have come together to bring Dayton a full-service social media conference. Both Top 25 Women to Watch for 2015, they met at the first Women in Business Networking (WiBN) function to celebrate the Top 25 Women. After quickly finding that they both have always wanted to put on a conference to serve the Dayton, Cincinnati, and Columbus areas, they started planning soon after they met!
Kate and Kelley plan on taking the Social Media Interactive conference on the road for 2017. Visiting states surrounding Ohio, they plan to bring a new kind of conference to pros, novice users, and everyone in between!
Social Media Interactive aims to focus on the social media field, while touching on other aspects of online marketing that often weave throughout social. You can expect to see tie-ins from internet marketing, website development, branding, content strategy, and overall marketing planning for the online space.
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