Chad Hymas to Keynote Affiliate Summit West 2015

Chad Hymas will be a keynote speaker at Affiliate Summit West 2015 on Monday, January 19, 2015 at Paris Las Vegas.

The Wall Street Journal calls Chad Hymas “one of the 10 most inspirational people in the world!”

Chad HymasChad inspires, motivates, and moves audiences, creating an experience that touches hearts for a lifetime. He is one of the youngest ever to receive the Council Of Peers Award For Excellence (CPAE) and to be inducted into the prestigious National Speaker Hall Of Fame.

In 2001, at the age of 27, Chad’s life changed in an instant when a 2,000-pound bale of hay shattered his neck leaving him a quadriplegic. But Chad’s dreams were not paralyzed that day – he became an example of what is possible.

Chad is a best selling author, president of his own Communications Company, Chad Hymas Communications, Inc., and is a recognized world-class wheelchair athlete. In 2003, Chad set a world record by wheeling his chair from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas (513 miles).

Chad’s speaking career in the areas of leadership, team building, customer service, and mastering change has brought him multiple honors. He is the past president of the National Speakers Association Utah chapter and a member of the exclusive elite Speakers Roundtable (one of twenty of the world’s top speakers).

As a member of the National Speakers Association, Chad travels as many as 300,000 miles a year captivating and entertaining audiences around the world. He has graced the stage of hundreds of professional and civic organizations including Wells Fargo, Blue Cross Blue Shield, AT&T, Rainbird, IHC, American Express, Prudential Life, Vast FX, and Merrill Lynch.

Last Call for Affiliate Summit West 2015 Speaking Proposals

The period to submit speaking proposals for Affiliate Summit West 2015, taking place January 18-20, 2015 in Las Vegas, is closing soon.

Time is running out to submit a speaker proposalThe submission deadline is Friday, September 5, 2014. Any submissions after this date will not be considered.

After the proposal deadline, speaker submissions will be chosen based on the following:

  • Public voting scores and comments.
  • Voting scores and comments by the Affiliate Summit Advisory Board.
  • Voting scores by Affiliate Summit founders Missy Ward and Shawn Collins.
  • Past session feedback if they previously spoke at an Affiliate Summit.
  • Meeting speaker deadlines if they previously spoke at an Affiliate Summit.

Accepted speakers will be notified no later than Friday, September 26, 2014. If you have not been contacted by Friday, September 26, 2014, your proposal was not accepted.

Submit your speaking proposal for Affiliate Summit West 2015.

Book at Paris Las Vegas for Affiliate Summit West 2015

Affiliate Summit West 2015 is taking place January 18-20, 2015 at Paris Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV. A block of rooms have been reserved over the nights of January 15-21, 2014.

Book your room now at Paris Las Vegas

We are offering two special group rates at the Paris Las Vegas:

  • $165 per night for Luxury Rooms with 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds (plus tax & service / single or double occupancy)
  • $179 per night for Red Room Luxury with 1 King Bed (plus tax & service / single or double occupancy)

The Affiliate Summit room rate will be available through December 15, 2014, or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Please be sure to register for Affiliate Summit before booking your hotel. We have a limited number of rooms, and when they fill up, anybody not registered for Affiliate Summit is subject to losing the discounted rate.

To book your reservation at Paris Las Vegas, secure your room online, or call 877-603-4389 and ask for the Affiliate Summit rate and provide Group Code SPASI5.

More information on the Affiliate Summit West 2015 travel page.

Top 10 Sessions by Audience Growth at Affiliate Summit East 2014

Affiliate Summit East 2014 was our largest Affiliate Summit East event to date, with over 4,000 attendees representing approximately 2,000 companies, over August 10-12, 2014 in New York City.

Affiliate Summit East in NYCThere were dozens of educational sessions during the conference, so nobody is able to check in on every one of them.

The good news there is that if your registration included access to the session videos, they will be available shortly. Otherwise, you can purchase a virtual pass for the videos.

So anyway, we count the number of people in the audience for each session at the start and middle of the session. Presumably, some people join sessions already underway due to a buzz on social media and other word of mouth.

We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 sessions at Affiliate Summit East 2014, based on the number of people who joined in the audience between the start and midpoint of the session.

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See the Affiliate Summit East 2014 agenda for details on each session.

  1. 5 Foundational Pillars of Affiliate Program’s Success
  2. Live Affiliate Program Reviews – 2 Managers, 2 Affiliates
  3. How to Become a Digital Marketing and Social Media Expert
  4. How to Build a Successful Blog
  5. Content-Driven Commerce: Affiliate Marketing Gets a Makeover
  6. 21 Advanced Paid Search Tips You Can Implement Today
  7. Rethinking Today’s Hot Issues Affecting Affiliate Programs
  8. Link Building Reboot -Hot Strategies for More Traffic
  9. The Secrets of Slickdeals Revealed 
  10. SEO, Link Building, Authorship, & Surviving Google Updates

We look forward to seeing you at Paris Las Vegas for Affiliate Summit West 2015 on January 18-20, 2015.

Top 10 Sessions by Attendance at Affiliate Summit East 2014

Affiliate Summit East 2014 was our largest Affiliate Summit East event to date, with over 4,000 attendees representing approximately 2,000 companies, over August 10-12, 2014 in New York City.

Affiliate Summit East in NYCThere were dozens of educational sessions during the conference, so nobody is able to check in on every one of them.

The good news there is that if your registration included access to the session videos, they will be available shortly. Otherwise, you can purchase a virtual pass for the videos.

Anyhow, we count the number of people in the audience for each session at the start and middle of the session. We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 sessions at Affiliate Summit East 2014, based on the number of people in the audience at the midpoint of the session.

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See the Affiliate Summit East 2014 agenda for details on each session.

  1. The Super Affiliate Toolkit for WordPress
  2. Surviving the SEO Evolution 
  3. 5 Foundational Pillars of Affiliate Program’s Success
  4. Blueprint to Hit 7 Figures in 12 Months on Facebook 
  5. 21 Advanced Paid Search Tips You Can Implement Today
  6. Monetizing Your Site- Missed Opportunites & Live Reviews
  7. How to Become a Digital Marketing and Social Media Expert
  8. How to Leverage Facebook Advertising to Grow Your Business
  9. Live Affiliate Program Reviews – 2 Managers, 2 Affiliates
  10. Generate a Content Strategy to Create Rabid Fans and Buyers

We look forward to seeing you at Paris Las Vegas for Affiliate Summit West 2015 on January 18-20, 2015.