HOTHCON 2018
Learn Next Level SEO & Content Marketing To Double Your Business In 2018
Jan 30, 31, Feb 1 2018
Hyatt Place Hotel • Downtown St. Petersburg FL
Join Us For 3 Days Of Awesomeness!
Double Your Business With SEO In 2018
We'll show you what's changed in the industry and where its going so you can take advantage of it.
Build, Monetize, & Grow Your Sites
Learn how to start, grow, and monetize a personal blog and turn it into a sustainable income. 
Learn SEO & Content Marketing
We'll break down everything you need to know to get caught up to speed on SEO in 2018, PLUS learn how to become an expert content marketer.
Meet The HOTH
Give some real life high fives to the names you've only met virtually!
Visit HOTH HQ
Get a tour of our brand spankin' new office in downtown St. Pete!
Connect
Meet and greet with SEOs, marketers, professional writers and more.
Amazing Speakers & Sessions
More Speakers TBA
R.L. Adams
Kyle Taylor
Elissa Rosen
Greg Reynolds
Dave Sharpe
Dave Snyder
Brent Willis
Loren Baker
Nick Santonastasso
Gina Morales
Jacqueline Matter
Joey West
HOTHCON 2018 Schedule
This Is A Tentative Schedule & Subject To Change!
TUESDAY
JAN 30, 2018 
Arrival Day + Meet & Greet
12pm-5pm
HOTH Headquarters Open House & Badge Pickup
Come visit us at The HOTH office and pick up your conference badge!
The office is only 4 blocks from the Hyatt downtown.

Address:
111 2nd Ave NE Suite #1500 (15th Floor)
Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
United States

This is a big yellow building close to the Sun Dial / Ruth Chris.
7pm-10pm
Meet & Greet Cocktail Party & Apps @ Thirsty First
Let's get this party started! Join us for a pre-event meet & greet cocktail party at Thirsty First - 1 block from the Hyatt Hotel & Conference center. You can also pick up your badge here if you didn't make it to the HOTH Office.

Address:
Thirsty First
119 1st Ave N, 
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

WEDNESDAY
JAN 31, 2018 
Day 1
8am-9am
Late Registration / Extra Badge Pickup @ The Hyatt
In case you made it in late, no worries! You can pick up your badge at The Hyatt starting at 8:00AM.
9am-10am
Rachel Hernandez: How To #WIN with SEO & Content Marketing In 2018
We'll kick off the party with a bang. Learn the 2018 SEO and content marketing strategy to make any business successful.

About Rachel Hernandez:
Rachel Hernandez is the Content Marketing Manager @ The HOTH. 
10am-10:45am
Brent Willis: Searching for a New Age – Feeding Your Purpose With Passion
Learn how a simple shift in your mindset can take you to places you only could dream of. 

About Brent Willis:
Brent Willis is the Chief Executive Officer of New Age Beverages Corporation, a leading organic and
natural beverage company, intending to become the world’s largest healthy functional beverage
operation. New Age owns leading brands in the growth segments of the beverage industry including
Bùcha ® Live Kombucha, XingTea ® , Coco-Libre ® , Marley ® , Aspen Pure ® Probitoic and other healthy
beverages. Prior to New Age he owned an equity stake in a portfolio of private equity backed firms.
10:45am-11am
Break
Enjoy a quick break for refreshments.
11am-12pm
Nick Santonastassos: How To Defy All Odds
Hear Nick's inspirational story about over overcoming extreme obstacles and the mindset you need to do the same.

About Nick Santonastassos: 
Nick was born with a rare genetic disorder called Hanhart Syndrome, leaving him with no legs and only one arm. With only a 30% chance to live, Nick's unwavering strength and mental fortitude helped him  overcome extreme challenges and obstacles. He is now an athlete, model, motivational speaker, and the CEO of his company Raw Mettle Enterprises. 
12pm-2pm
Lunch Break
Enjoy the 80+ restaurants within a 5 min walking distance of downtown St. Petersburg.

For VIP Members: Join us for a VIP ONLY catered lunch with HOTH CON Speakers & HOTH Staff.
2pm-3pm
Dave Sharpe: Secrets Behind Selling $170 Million Online
Go behind the scenes of how the high level online marketing game is played and the journey it takes to make a mega success.

About Dave Sharpe:
Dave Sharpe is the CEO of Legendary Marketer. As 9 year digital marketing vet, Sharpe has founded 3 multi-million companies from scratch and educated over 300,000 students worldwide through his courses and live events. He has been featured on Entreprenuer.com and was quoted by Forbes as “one of the masterminds of this industry."
3pm-4pm
R.L. Adams: How To Become A Top Tier Contributor
Learn the tricks to getting featured in the top publications in the world and use them to skyrocket your SEO.

About R.L. Adams:
R.L. Adams is a Forbes contributor, content marketing, & SEO expert. He holds top rankings for some of the most trafficked and competitive keywords online including "how to make money online" and "internet marketing"
4pm-5pm
Elissa Rosen: The Treasure Map To Exploding Your Writing Career
Learn how the publishing eco-system works and how to navigate your business into the top publications online.

About Elissa Rosen:
Born and raised in Atlanta, Elissa Rosen launched her journalism career in 2006 working as the assistant editor for Niche Media's Atlanta Peach Magazine. She has since contributed to many publications including 944 Magazine, Jezebel Magazine, The Atlantan, Gilt City, Daily Candy and People Magazine.
7pm-11pm
Rooftop Cocktail Party & Apps @ Red Mesa Cantina
Join us for a cocktail party & heavy apps in downtown St. Petersburg.

Address:
Red Mesa Cantina
128 3rd St S, 
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
THURSDAY
FEB 1, 2018 
Day 2
9am-10am
Greg Reynolds: Overcoming The Hardest Obstacles
Learn the amazing story behind how combat veteran, Greg Reynolds, fought back from a life threatening accident to becoming a motivational speaker and changing lives around the world.

About Greg Reynolds:
Former Staff Sergeant and decorated combat veteran Greg Reynolds defied many odds during his tour in
Iraq, but what happened on the home front is what truly changed his life. Prior to his second tour life as Greg knew it ended. After being in a coma for nearly six weeks, Greg had to learn how to walk, talk, and eat again. Greg shares his story to inspire and promote the healing capabilities of a positive and active lifestyle.
10am-11am
Panel By Bay News 9: How To Get Killer Media Coverage 
Bay News 9 staff joins us for a special panel on how to get featured in the press and use it to gain authority and trust in your area.

Speakers: 
Gina Morales: Chief Executive/Strategy Officer and Founder - Gina Morales PR
Jacqueline Matter: Anchor of ABC7 News at 11, and the co-anchor of ABC7 News at 5 and 6.
Joey West: Assignment Editor at Bay News 9
11am-12pm
Dave Snyder: The Future Of Content Marketing 
Learn the shocking truth behind why most companies are setting themselves up for failure - and how you can make the right investments now that will pay massive dividends in the future. 

About Dave Snyder:
Dave Snyder is the CEO of CopyPress and long time SEO & Content Marketing industry leader. CopyPress is one the most trusted content marketplaces online working with brands like Sears, Macy's, Linkedin, Zenefits, and IHG.
12pm-1pm
Lunch Break
Enjoy the 80+ restaurants within a 5 min walking distance of downtown St. Petersburg.

For VIP Members: Join us for a VIP ONLY catered lunch with HOTH CON Speakers & HOTH Staff.
1pm-2pm
Kyle Taylor: How To Start & Grow A $20MM Blog From Scratch
Go behind the scenes of the story behind growing one of the internet's largest publications from scratch - and how you can too.

About Kyle Taylor:
While managing massive student loans and debt in 2010, Kyle began to blog about his adventures in making and saving money and launched ThePennyHoarder.com. Under his leadership, The Penny Hoarder has grown from a personal blog to one of the largest publications on the web reaching millions of readers a month.
2pm-3pm
Loren Baker: How To Create A Publishing Powerhouse
Learn how to turn your idea into a massive publishing powerhouse to dominate your industry AND how to launch multiple ventures from it to multiply your success.

About Loren Baker:
Loren Baker is the founder of Search Engine Journal and Co-Founder, Foundation Digital.
3pm-4pm
Ben Schlesinger: Double The Impact Of Your Writing In Half The Time
Learn the shortcuts to drastically improving the quality and impact of your words, without adding hours of extra effort!

About Ben Schlesinger:
Ben is the Blogger Manager for The HOTH.
4pm-4:30pm
HOTHCON Closing: How To Make 2018 Your Best Year Ever
We'll wrap up the conference with a bang and close it out before we set sail.
6:30pm
Closing Private Dinner Yacht Cruise
Join us for an amazing dinner yacht cruise from Star Lite Cruises included in your ticket.

The cruise will pick up the group at the famous Vinoy Basin, walking distance from the event hotel.
Vinoy Basin
332 Beach Dr NE
Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701

Note: This not the normal pickup area for the cruise, they are picking up HOTH CON attendees special so that you don't have to travel as much!

Boarding at 6:30 pm; Departing at 7:00 pm

For VIP Members: See HOTH staff for special VIP seating.
LOCATION & TRAVEL
Where To Stay: Hotel & Conference Center + SPECIAL OFFER!
Get breakfast and free wifi at The Hyatt Place St. Petersburg + a discounted rate of $179 / night. Must book by Jan 8 2018 for special rates.

Book online: with this link
Central Reservations: 1-800-993-4751 and request the group rate for HOTHCON.

Hyatt Place Downtown St. Petersburg (Website)
25 2nd Street North
St. Petersburg, Florida, USA, 33701
Tel: +1 727 220 0950
Special Offer When Staying At The Hyatt
Stay at the Hyatt during HOTHCON and get access to our digital bonus pack!

DIGITAL BONUS PACK - $398 VALUE FREE
Includes HD recordings of all sessions - $199 VALUE
How To Quickly Increase Your Sales Training - $199 VALUE

MUST BOOK BY MONDAY JAN 8 TO RECEIVE BONUS & DISCOUNTS!

Where To Fly: Airports
You'll want to fly into either of these 2 airports:

Tampa International Airport (TPA)
Downtown St. Petersburg is located ~30 min from the TPA airport.

St Pete / Clearwater Airport (PIE)
Downtown St. Petersburg is located ~10 min from the PIE airport.
HOTH Office
The office is located just a few blocks from the conference.

Address:
111 2nd Ave NE Suite #1500 (15th Floor)
Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
United States
Transport
Taxi Service and Uber available In Tampa Area + Downtown St. Pete.
Where To Eat
HOTH CON is located downtown St. Pete, with 80+ restaurants in walking distance!
Questions?
Email us at hothcon@thehoth.com with any questions!
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general Admission
$
200
Access To All HOTHCON Speaker Sessions
  • Access To All HOTH CON Speaker Sessions



vip
$
800
All Sessions + VIP ONLY Events
  • Access To All HOTH CON Speaker Sessions
  • VIP Front Row Seating
  • VIP Lunches
  • All Recordings Included
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F.A.Q.
Any questions? Email us at hothcon@thehoth.com
Q: Where should I park?
A: We'd suggest parking at the Sundial Parking Garage off of 2nd Street North. You can also park at The Hyatt garage for $12/day. The 3rd floor of The Hyatt parking garage leads into the 5th floor of the hotel, where HOTHCON is.

Q: Where would you suggest we go for lunch?
A: St. Pete is unique because it's packed with local restaurants unique to the city! Here are a few favorites of the HOTH team: 

Bella Brava
Sab Cafe
Stillwater Tavern 
Bodega 
The Lucky Dill 
The Avenue 
Red Mesa 
Locale Market 

Here's a list from the Downtown St. Pete website: https://downtownstpete.com/type/food-and-drinks/

Q: What if I can't make it to a cocktail party?
That's fine! We just ask you inform our volunteers when you check in. 

Q: What should I wear?
A: For the conference, smart casual is fine! You can also rock a HOTH shirt. ;) We'd suggest wearing cocktail casual attire for the Yacht Dinner. 

Q: What will be served at the evening events?
A: The cocktail parties will include heavy appetizers along with a drink or two. The Yacht will include dinner. 


If you have any other questions, feel free to email hothcon@thehoth.com.

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