Frequently asked questions


+ What is the iMEDIA Social Media Conference?

It’s a social media conference, obviously. But at iMEDIA, we focus entirely on providing a no-fluff, no BS approach to online marketing so you can rest easy knowing you’ll walk away with relevant, ready-to-apply learning for the real world.

+ When is iMEDIA 2017?

iMEDIA 2017 will be held March 10-11, 2017.

+ Where will iMEDIA 2017 be held?

iMEDIA 2017 will be held at the Robbins Health Learning Centre at MacEwan University in downtown Edmonton.

+ I'm coming in from out of town. Where should I stay?

We reccomend booking a room at the Matrix Hotel in downtown Edmonton. They will be providing a special rate to iMEDIA attendees for the iMEDIA weekend. Use this link to book through the iMEDIA block.

+ Is iMEDIA for me?

If you’re someone who works in marketing or communications, you should absolutely attend iMEDIA. Whether you’re a VP of marketing, a digital strategist or a communications co-ordinator, we’ve got something for you.

+ I don’t currently work in a social media role, but I’d love to learn more about it. Would I be totally out of my league at iMEDIA?

No! At iMEDIA, we have content for every level of social media savvy.

+ What types of organizations should attend iMEDIA?

We try and make the conference as relevant as possible to all types of organizations. We have sessions designed for small business owners, corporate communicators, not-for-profits and public sector organizations.

+ What kinds of topics will be covered at iMEDIA 2017?

While iMEDIA is primarily a social media conference, we do cover a broad range of digital marketing topics through our breakout sessions. You can expect sessions about emerging social media platforms, communication fundamentals, social analytics, and much more.

+ How many sessions will I get to attend at iMEDIA?

That depends on what type of conference pass you get.

+ When will I get to select my iMEDIA breakout sessions?

We typically open breakout session registration in early February. This allows us to have the most up-to-date programming at the conference (after all, social media is changing on the daily!) and gives ALL registrants the opportunity to have a fair chance at seeing their top breakout session choices face to face.

+ How do I select my iMEDIA breakout sessions

We will send you an email with details on how to choose your sessions when the time comes.

+ What is an iMEDIA Master Class?

iMEDIA Master Classes are three- to six-hour deep-dive sessions with industry professionals. These aren’t for the faint of heart; these classes are for our more advanced iMEDIA attendees who need help with a specific topic.