#BankSocial introduces Hootsuite as newest sponsor of April’s much-anticipated social media conference for banks, credit unions

Leading social media marketing and management platform joins list of illustrious corporate sponsors

MIAMI, FL (March 7, 2017) — This year’s #BankSocial Media Conference ( is being made possible thanks to the support of its generous sponsors, and the most recent addition to that list is award-winning social media management platform Hootsuite.

“I’m proud to have such a trendsetting and innovative organization throwing its weight behind our event,” says John Siracusa, founder of #BankSocial. “Hootsuite’s sponsorship recognizes #BankSocial’s practical, real-world approach to social media marketing, which is yet another reason for banks and credit unions to register now. Attendees are guaranteed to leave the conference with new ideas and actionable insights to help them better manage and measure their marketing efforts.”

“The importance of social media for Financial Services is growing every day,” says Amy McIlwain, Hootsuite’s Global Industry Principal. “We are excited to join the #BankSocial media conference to educate and empower banks and credit unions to become social enterprises.”

For nearly 10 years, Hootsuite has been on the leading edge of social media marketing innovation. The platform was designed from the ground up to help anyone from solo entrepreneurs to enterprises get more done with their social media in less time. Hootsuite has more than  15 million users in 175-plus countries. Considering that social media is still young, and heady growth can be expected for many years to come, Hootsuite figures to maintain its strong position. Bank and credit union marketers who feel stretched too thin can most certainly benefit from the platform’s intuitive tools and features.

Hootsuite joins a still-growing list of high-profile sponsors of the #BankSocial Media Conference. Many of these sponsors are recognized, respected leaders from the ranks of marketing, communications, technology and the media. This year’s conference is scheduled for April 4 and 5, with optional workshops on April 3 and 6. A complete agenda for #BankSocial 2017 is available at

About #BankSocial

#BankSocial is the only event solely dedicated to social media and content marketing for banks and credit unions. It’s the place to come learn and network with industry leaders in both social media and retail banking. As a bank or credit union, regulations have made social media somewhat of a dangerous or nerve racking territory. That’s why #BankSocial was created – because finance isn’t like every other industry, and #BankSocial is a safe place you can find the resources you need to bring successful social media strategies back to your institution. After attending #BankSocial you’ll have learned how to develop effective content strategies, how to successfully integrate them within your organization’s departments, and feel confident and excited to execute them at your institution!


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