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Convention Spotlight: Brian Smith – VIP Speaker

The Event Educational EXPO is pleased to present you with a diverse and talented group of speakers. They come from a variety of disciplines including sales, marketing and technology, all of whom will motivate and inspire you. Let’s get to know some of the speakers for this year’s event:


Brian SmithBrian is EVP of local social for Engage121, a CRM software company Connecticut. His client work includes developing social media marketing systems and programs for top-tier brands and major digital marketing providers. Engage121 services over 9,500 real estate agents and other local businesses, and is the leading provider of local social marketing programs in the USA. With experience in social marketing since the advent of Facebook and Twitter, Smith and Engage121 work with 250+ companies such as American Cancer Society, Bob’s Discount Furniture, California Closets, Edible Arrangements, Heartland Payments Systems, Maaco Franchising, ReachLocal, Servpro Industries, and Web.com.

Brian began his career in education, first as a secondary school teacher and later as a college admission director. He joined Engage121 in 2000 after a 10-year career with Harris Select where he was SVP & GM overseeing marketing, sales and operations. The company grew to revenue of $125MM during his tenure. He has held a number of key roles for Engage121 including heading up sales and marketing, managing the company’s Grassroots PR division, and introducing its social media management application and services to the marketplace. He holds a BA in English from Saint Michael’s College and a MSA in marketing from Western Connecticut State University. For more information about Engage121, visit their website.

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