ACT NOW! Early-Bird pricing ends after Thursday, Nov. 30 for the Government Social Media Conference (#GSMCON2024)

GSMCON2024 Call for Speakers now open!

Oct 04, 2023

The Call for Speakers for the 2024 Government Social Media Conference is officially open! 

Learn more and submit your proposal by 11:59 p.m. PT Wednesday, October 25, 2023, to share your expertise at the largest social media conference for government agencies. Hybrid GSMCON2024 will be held in-person in Palm Springs, California, April 16-18, 2024, with both in-person and virtual tickets available.

After every GSMCON, what we consistently hear from attendees is the exceptional quality of sessions and the expertise of the speakers — this distinctiveness sets GSMCON apart from other conferences. Our speakers are committed to sharing in-depth advice and top-tier strategies with a sole aim: to offer the finest training for government professionals to achieve mastery in social media.

Being a speaker for GSMCON means you’re someone who:

  • Stands as a thought leader with valuable insights
  • Aspires to support your peers in government social media
  • Can effectively share deep dives, demonstrate techniques or teach specific social media strategies
  • Genuinely cares about the success and direction of the socialgov field
  • Understands the challenges faced by colleagues and offers solutions to help them navigate and successfully overcome

How to apply to be a presenter

As we gear up for GSMCON2024 in Palm Springs, CA we're running our "Call for Speakers" to recruit exceptional speakers from around the world for our program. All selected speakers receive recognition and complimentary admission to the event! Here’s how you apply:

  1. Review our tips for a great entry, sample conference topics, proposal questions and speaker FAQs.
  2. Brainstorm how you can best teach your topic to your peers and craft your proposal!
  3. Officially submit your proposal through our application site by 11:59 p.m. PT, Wednesday, October 25, 2023.

Our speaker selection committee will then carefully review all entries — selected entries will be notified via email by Team GSM in mid-November 2023. Speakers will be publicly announced before the close of Early-Bird registration! Subscribe to our newsletter to be notified when speakers are announced. 

Prior to the conference, selected speakers will be in close contact with Team GSM to help answer any questions, get detailed speaker resources and provide you with other resources to help make both your speaker experience and session excellent. We can’t wait to work with you!

GSMCON2024 in Palm Springs, CA

The 2024 Government Social Media Conference is heading to Palm Springs, California for our 9th annual event! This is a special hybrid event — happening April 16-18, 2024 — where public sector communicators can get together in person at the Westin Rancho Mirage Golf Resort & Spa or virtually from wherever you are. 

GSMCON2024 info

What: GSMCON2024, the largest social media conference for government agencies

When: Tuesday, April 16 through Thursday, April 18, 2024 (last day is half-day). Pre-conference workshops and our Welcome Reception happen Monday, April 15!

Host venue: Westin Rancho Mirage Golf Resort & Spa, 71333 Dinah Shore Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270. Reservations now available under our discounted room block of $229/night (+$10/night resort fee discounted from $37/night + 13.25% taxes and government fees). 

At a later date, we’ll have additional attendee accommodations available at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa as well. Sign up for our GSMCON newsletter to get the latest information.

In-person and virtual ticket registration: Now open! There are a range of ticket prices for in-person (Early-Bird rate starting at $749) or virtual (starting at $379). Make your GSMCON experience exactly what you need with optional add-on upgrades available for each ticket type at checkout! Register now.

Register today for GSMCON2024

Register now during our Early-Bird sale to get your ticket at the best price! After November 30, 2023, all ticket prices will increase.  Now is the best time to save your spot and join hundreds of fellow attendees for what’s going to be a spectacular event to remember in Palm Springs, California. 

Not sure if GSMCON is right for you? Get more details on the largest social media conference for government agencies and what this event means for attendees.

We can’t wait to see you at GSMCON2024!

Best communicate with the public you serve and get connected with fellow socialgovs by registering for the 2024 Government Social Media Conference happening in Palm Springs, California or virtually from wherever you are! Join our free network for bi-weekly Government Social Media Chats or professional association for member-only webinars. Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest updates on training, events and more.

We support the largest network of government social media professionals in the U.S. by guiding government agencies through complex social media issues. Government Social Media helps you successfully communicate with the public you serve, protect your agency and keep public trust while finding your support community. 


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