Redding, CT – January 30, 2008 — Search Marketing Expo – SMX West today announced its current list of conference sponsors, exhibitors and partners. More than 60 businesses, media outlets and organizations representing a wide range of specialties within the search industry will be represented at the conference, to be held February 26-28 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

The conference is programmed by renowned search experts Danny Sullivan and Chris Sherman, who programmed the industry’s first conference ten years ago.  The full list of sponsors, partners and exhibitors is available online. Additionally, information on remaining sponsorship opportunities is available on the SMX West web site, or by contacting VP of Sales Sean Moriarty at sean (at) or 203-536-4004.

Industry Leaders Sponsoring SMX West

SMX West sponsors include Premier Plus sponsor iProspect; Platinum sponsors DoubleClick, Google and Microsoft Ad Center & Live Search; and Gold sponsors, Bruce Clay, Inc., and ClickPath.

“iProspect is really looking forward to our participation as the Premier Plus sponsor of SMX West,” said Bill Muller, iProspect’s vice president of marketing. “We’re excited about the exposure to key search marketing influencers and decision-makers that the event will provide, and are also thrilled to be able to contribute to the educational value of the event by sponsoring Thursday morning’s session on ‘The Ten Truths Every CMO Must Know About Search Marketing’ moderated by Chris Sherman.  SMX West is the first major search marketing event of 2008, and we’re proud to associate the iProspect brand with its inaugural edition.”

SMX West Exhibitors

Conference exhibitors include 24/7 Real Media, Inc., 7Search, ABC Search, Acquisio, Aquent, Dozier Internet Law, P.C., Efficient Frontier, eZanga, HackerSafe, iClimber, iCrossing, Ingenio, IZEA,, LookSmart, Lyris HQ, Marin Software, MatchCraft, Matchpoint, Media Boost, Medio Systems, Moniker, Nemedia S.A., Net Concepts, Onward Search, Orange Soda, Position2, Search Force, Sendori, SEOmoz, SLI Systems, Smart Search Marketing, Soothware, Sure Hits, Web Certain, Widemile, and ZoomInfo.

SMX West Media and Association Partners

Conference media partners include eM+C, Jobs In Search, PRWeb, Revenue Magazine, Website Magazine, Search Marketing Now, Search Marketing Standard, Target Marketing Magazine, Top Rank, Visibility Magazine, and Webmaster Radio. 

Association partners include ICMA, Marketing Executive Networking Group (MENG), Northwest Internet Advertising Group (NWIAG), San Francisco Bay Area Interactive Group, Search Engine Marketing Professionals of Portland, SEMPO, Social Media Club, SVAMA, SVPMA – Silicon Valley Product Management Association, The Mobile Marketing Association, Web Analytics Association, WOMMA and Yellow Pages Association.

Registration Information

Registration from until February 25th will be $1395. On-site registration will be $1595. Visit to register.

About Search Marketing Expo – SMX West and Third Door Media

Search Marketing Expo — SMX West is produced by Third Door Media, Inc. Third Door Media’s mission is to empower internet and search marketing professionals by providing trusted content and community services they need to be successful. Other Search Marketing Expo events include SMX Advanced, SMX Local & Mobile, SMX Social Media, SMX Travel @ PhoCusWright, SMX London and SMX East. See the full list here.

Third Door Media also publishes the fast-growing search marketing news and analysis site Search Engine Land. The company also produces Search Marketing Now, a lead-generation marketing solution for suppliers of SEM-related products and services, and, the place for web, online, search, interactive and internet marketers to share news stories, talk within subject-specific discussion forums, build a network and stay connected to hot topics in internet marketing.

For additional information on Search Marketing Expo – SMX West, or to schedule interviews with Danny Sullivan and Chris Sherman, contact Amy Hooker, 910-362-8004 or amy (at)

For Third Door Media, contact Claire Schoen, 203-664-1350 or claire (at)