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Social Media and Tech Gurus John McAfee, Gary Shapiro, Gary Vaynerchuk, Erik Martin and More Headline Digital Media Summit in Toronto, Wednesday May 7 at Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/08/14 -- Tech giant and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association Gary Shapiro, social media guru and best-selling author Gary Vaynerchuk, top innovator and General Manager of Reddit, Erik Martin, and software and anti-virus pioneer John McAfee lead the lineup of speakers for Digital Media Summit 2014. Returning to Toronto's Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel on Wednesday May 7th, the one-day conference features an impressive list of keynote speakers, brands, interactive presentations and actual case studies, providing insight, results and key takeaways. In a break from traditional formats, yet still offering a front row experience, John McAfee will deliver his presentation and address delegates via live stream.

Executives from top brands and companies also scheduled to speak include:

Umang Shah - Director of Social Media Strategy at Walmart

David Shing - AOL's "Digital Prophet" and regular public speaker on tech matters

Scott Jaworski - Head of Buzz Marketing, Intel

Dave Brown - Content Partnerships, YouTube

Teal Newland - VP, Global Revenue and Marketing, StumbleUpon

Mike Tippett - Director, New Products, Hootsuite

Jim Cannella - Director, Marketing & Strategic Alliances, Grammys/The Recording Academy

Keith Hernandez - Executive Director, International Sales and Strategy, Buzzfeed

John McCauley - Sr. Director, Marketing, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Inc. MLSE

Elias Roman - CEO & Co-Founder, Songza

Jason Tafler - Chief Digital Officer, Rogers Communications Inc.

Jon Taylor - Vice-President, Digital Products & Strategy, Bell Media

John Wimbs - Director, Publicity, Promotions, & Public Relations, CBC

The Digital Media Summit will highlight the worlds of social media and interactive marketing along with digital branding, examining successful engagement strategies for brands, business, and media. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear industry experts discuss key trends that are transforming and driving digital media.

For a full program lineup and to secure your attendance, visit: http://digitalmediasummit.ca.

Stay up to date with news and announcements, by following us @DMS_SUMMIT.

For more about Digital Media Summit

Digital Media Summit is a one-day social media and interactive marketing conference bringing together top executives and visionaries to examine the transformation of business with the growth and innovation of cross-media content. Join professionals from all around the world as they gather to discuss the business of content - from mobile to gaming and social media. The Digital Media Summit attracts more than 500 speakers and attendees from around the world.

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http://digitalmediasummit.ca/

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https://twitter.com/DMS_Summit

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Contacts:
For Digital Media Summit Media Inquiries:
Digital Media Summit
Sacha Miller
Publicity Manager
416-703-9703
sacha@audioblood.com

For General information:
Bessie Bullard
Communications Director
905.858.4747
bessie@cmw.net

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