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Chris Sherman to keynote SMX London Advanced

Search Marketing Expo London 2011, which will be held on May 16 and 17 2011 at The Millennium Gloucester Hotel has announced its keynote speaker. Chris Sherman, executive director of Search Engine Land, will be opening the event and will give an overview of the State of the Market.

Managing Director of Rising Media, Matthew Finlay, is happy with the keynote speaker:

“We are delighted to have Chris keynote at SMX Advanced London 2011. It will give our delegates a rare chance to be able to hear and interact with one of the key influencers in the world of search marketing”.

About Chris Sherman (from the press release):

Chris Sherman has analysed and influenced developments in search marketing for more than a decade. He is Executive Editor of Search Engine Land and the creative force behind programs for Search Marketing Expo events around the world, he is also the author of several books on search marketing and technologies, including “Google Power: Unleash the Full Power of Google,” published by McGraw-Hill.

Chris has written about search and search engines since 1994. His clients have included International Data Corporation, Accenture, Motorola, Levi-Strauss, Nokia, Ortho Biotech, Porsche, United Technologies, and the Scripps Clinic. From 2001 to 2006, Chris was Executive Editor of SearchEngineWatch.com and Conference Chair of the international Search Engine Strategies events in Canada, China, France, Italy, Sweden and the U.K. From 1998 to 2001, he was the Web Search Guide for About.com.


At the moment SMX is taking place in Munich where amongst others Bing’s Stefan Weitz is speaking. This event is, like the London event, connected with the International Search Summit.



Bas van den Beld is an award winning Digital Marketing consultant, trainer and speaker. He is the founder of State of Digital and helps companies develop solid marketing strategies.