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The PPC Conference of the Year
  • Why Go

    The Love

    A Low Speaker to Attendee Ratio
    for Exclusive Networking Access

    60% new speakers from Adobe, Cisco, the American Cancer Society and more

    A 7:1 attendee to speaker ratio, to get more of your questions answered

    2014’s top 15 highest-rated speakers returning for 2015

  • Why Go

    The Excitement

    Unique Entertainment
    and Unbeatable Extras

    Nightly events designed for you to experience Portland

    Farm to table food, highlighting the best of the Pacific Northwest

    Unique and abundant SWAG that you just may struggle to fit in your suitcase!

  • Why Go

    The Value

    Conference Days Filled With The
    Most Actionable Takeaways

    All new content and speaker pairings for exciting new sessions

    Affordable cities and hotels for more effective professional development

    50 sessions with real case studies for a truly tailored event

  • Why Go

    The Focus

    In-Depth Sessions On Only The
    Most Relevant PPC Content

    The only conference that's 100% PPC

    Product announcements from industry leaders

    LIVE audit sessions for keywords, bids/budgets and landing pages


Previous speakers and attendees have come from industry-leading brands like these:

  • Adobe
  • Bing
  • eBay
  • Dell
  • Cabela's
  • Google
  • Nordstrom
  • Overstock
  • indeed
  • anthropologie
  • discovery channel
  • finishiline
  • geico
  • golf channel
  • kelly bluebook
  • turner broadcasting
  • ugg australia
  • usaa

Featured speakers include: 

  • Brad Geddes

    Brad Geddes



  • Oli Gardner

    Oli Gardner

    Co-Founder & Creative Director


  • Surojit Chatterjee

    Surojit Chatterjee

    Director of Product Management, Mobile Search Advertising and AdSense


  • Tim Ash

    Tim Ash



  • Elizabeth Marsten

    Elizabeth Marsten

    VP of Search Marketing

    Portent, Inc.

  • John Gagnon

    John Gagnon

    Bing Advertising Evangelist


  • Chris Haleua

    Chris Haleua

    Senior Product Marketing Manager


  • Merry Morud

    Merry Morud

    Social Advertising Director


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April 27-29, 2015

Portland, Or

Hilton Portland & Executive Tower

921 SW Sixth Ave. POrtland, OR 97204

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Brad Geddes

Founder | CertifiedKnowledge

Brad specializes in Internet marketing training: training agencies, advertisers, and resellers on PPC, SEO, usability, conversion optimization, and more. He is also an official Google AdWords Seminar Leader. Brad helps companies define, create, sell, and manage their products at scale and deliver value to their clients. An authority on PPC and SEP, Brad has worked as a columnist for Search Engine Land, a Blogger at and a forum moderator at and Certified Knowledge. Brad is an internationally recognized speaker. He has spoken at such events as adTech, SMX, SES, Afri-Tech, AdWords Seminars for Success, Pubcon, SuperZoo, RHD SME seminars, SEOClass, and many more.

Oli Gardner

Co-Founder & Creative Director | Unbounce

Oli has seen more landing pages than anyone on the planet. He coined the term Conversion Centered Design, authoring the marketing theory behind its 7 principles. At Unbounce, he lives in front of a 40ft whiteboard, mashing up usability, interaction design and landing page optimization to create better conversion experiences. His disdain for marketers that send PPC traffic to a homepage is legendary. When not trying to rewire conversion methodology, Oli spends time mulling ideas like legally changing his name to "Landing Page" to garner extra SEO love from his guest post byline, and was recently named "The 2014 marketer to watch", in the under 42 category, by his mother

Surojit Chatterjee

Surojit Chatterjee

Director of Product Management, Mobile Search Advertising and AdSense | Google

Surojit Chatterjee heads Product Management for Mobile Search Advertising and AdSense for Search at Google. Previously, Surojit led payment products for Google in Asia Pacific region and mobile products for Google India. Prior to Google, Surojit worked as a Senior Product Manager at Symantec Corporation and as senior engineer in Oracle and IBM. Surojit has an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, a B. Tech in Computer Science from IIT Kharagpur and an MS in Computer Science from SUNY at Buffalo. Surojit has 24 granted US patents to his name.

Tim Ash

CEO | SiteTuners

Tim Ash is the author of the bestselling book Landing Page Optimization, and CEO of SiteTuners. Tim has helped a number of major US and international brands to develop successful web-based initiatives for companies like Google, Expedia, eHarmony, Facebook, American Express, Canon, Nestle, Symantec, and Intuit. Tim is a highly-regarded keynote speaker and presenter at industry conferences worldwide. He is the founder and chairperson of Conversion Conference and a frequent contributor to print and online publications.

Elizabeth Marsten

VP of Search Marketing | Portent, Inc.

Back in 2006, when Portent Inc. hired Elizabeth Marsten as a Pay Per Click strategist, she thought she was entering the exciting world of paperclip marketing. A Google search for "pay per clip" quickly dispelled this notion. Since then, Elizabeth has become Portent's foremost PPC and search marketing strategist and serves as the VP of Search Marketing. Elizabeth supervises the PPC, SEO and social media teams at Portent. Elizabeth is a Google Certified Individual, a Bing Ads Accredited Professional and the co-author of Wiley Publishing's "Web Marketing All-in-One for Dummies." (Check out book 4 of 8: Online Advertising and Pay-Per-Click.) She has also written a set of eBooks on PPC for Small Business as well as being a regular on the Portent blog. Elizabeth is honored to be able to share what she's learned at conferences across the country. In her spare time, she likes to practice Kendo, a Japanese martial art.

John Gagnon

Bing Advertising Evangelist | Microsoft

John Gagnon is a Bing Advertising Evangelist at Microsoft based in Seattle, Washington. He works with advertisers large & small to provide insight on how to improve campaign performance for paid search. He consulted with Microsoft's product groups ranging from Microsoft Store, Hotmail & Windows to Windows Azure & Office 365 on their paid search advertising campaigns running on the Yahoo! Bing Network.

Chris Haleua

Senior Product Marketing Manager | Adobe

Chris Haleua is Senior Product Marketing Manager for Adobe Media Optimizer. As a former SearchCenter Product Manager & Team Lead in Omniture Consulting, Chris was responsible for implementing advanced bid automation & testing strategies for many of Adobe’s largest and most successful advertising clients. He has over seven years of SEM experience with strategic enterprise accounts across the retail, lead generation, & media industries. His focus on integration between Adobe Analytics, Audience Manager, & Media Optimizer has revealed new ways to measure & expand the influence of paid search on other channels as an essential piece of profitable acquisition strategies.

Merry Morud

Social Advertising Director | aimClear

Merry is the Social Advertising Director at aimClear® specializing in social media marketing, full-contact Facebook advertising & deep demographic research. She was a speaker at the first ever Hero Conference, and she has also presented multiple Search Marketing Now webcasts on Facebook Advertising and presents at aimClear’s® Facebook Marketing Intensive Workshop. Likes the ever-changing dynamics of Internet marketing, brilliant & deep red wine, authentic ethnic food, exotic travel, is sustained by strong coffee & resides along the shores of Lake Superior in beautiful Duluth, MN.

April 27-29, 2015  | Portland, OR