Main Conference: Friday & Saturday,June 27-30, 2018 

Important Note: Some Conference handouts will only be available online. Be sure to bring your laptop or mobile device and help us go green.

The two-day University of South Florida Social Marketing Conference consists of plenary sessions with national leaders in education, design, organizational development, and continuing professional development; panel presentations and conversations that focus on a variety of topics relevant to the practice, application, and dissemination of social marketing and collaboratories – facilitated discussions designed to dive more deeply into emerging issues and ways to apply innovative ideas for social marketing education, training, and practice.

Additional examples of social marketing practice and research will be showcased during a poster walk and a reception to create more opportunities for conversations among participants.

Stay tuned for more information on educational needs the 2018 conference will meet and its Learning Objectives.

What is Social Marketing?

A simplified answer to the question is “Social Marketing seeks to develop and integrate marketing concepts with other approaches to influence behaviors that benefit individuals and communities for the greater social good.” You can get the complex and nuanced answer to the question by attending the Training Academy and Main Conference.

Accreditation Requested

Stay tuned for more information on accreditation requested for the 2018 Conference. The 2016 Conference met the following:

Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES):

USF Health has been designated as a Multiple Event Provider (#FL0027, exp. 12/31/16) of Category I continuing education contact hours in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program has been reviewed and approved for up to 10, 60-minute contact hours for the Training Academy and 10.50, 60-minute contact hours for the main conference, CHES event number LK20163731180.

Certified in Public Health (CPH)

The College of Public Health at the University of South Florida is an approved provider of Certified in Public Health Continuing Education Credit (CPHCE) by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. This event offers 20 CPH credits, 10 for the Training Academy and 10 for the main conference.


Provided by:

USF Health