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Bring Campus Sonar to your next event. We're deeply committed to higher ed and moving the industry forward. We fulfill our mission in part by speaking at conferences to share the strategic value social listening brings to campuses across the globe. Campus Sonar continuously connects with colleagues and thought leaders, in an effort to build our network of higher ed friends and community relationships. We offer top-rated presentations available for a variety of settings and formats. Already know what you need? Complete our interest form.
Hundreds of higher ed pros have been trained using this workshop at events like the CASE Social Media & Community Conference and CASE Summer Institute. Schedule this valuable and actionable workshop for you and/or your team today.
Fundamentals of Social Media Strategy
Workshop—minimum 4 hours; multiple formats available.
A step-by-step guide to creating a successful social media strategy, including aligning goals, developing a process, creating guidelines and policies, and measuring your effectiveness. Practitioners and those who oversee them will leave with a draft of a social media playbook to use immediately.
How Social Listening Drives Communications and Marketing Strategy
5 Essential Documents for a Strategic Social Media Program
The Enrollment Marketer's Guide to Reddit
The Secret to Small College Success on Social Media
Reporting Social Media Metrics that Matter
Understanding the Three Types of Campus Communication
We Bring Knowledge and Passion
- Bring expertise from time spent working on and with campuses.
- Offer recent, relevant examples from higher ed and other industries.
- Provide inspiration to pursue innovative strategies.
- Incorporate tools and tips attendees can implement immediately.
See how we've customized our sessions to share our message at recent conferences and events.
Dr. Liz Gross
Founder and CEO
Liz is a recognized expert, data-driven marketer, and higher education researcher. Her presentation experience encompasses all types of speaking formats, including five+ years of online teaching experience. Liz specializes in creating entrepreneurial social media strategies in higher education and has a passion for teaching, which she brings to colleges and universities as the founder and CEO of Campus Sonar.
Director of Client Services
With a decade of experience spanning nonprofits, agencies, and corporate life, Amber offers expertise in business topics such as goal setting, strategic planning, and operational best practices. She currently leads Campus Sonar's Client Services team of strategists and analysts. Amber's people-centered and data-informed approach to leadership make her an ideal presenter for market research or higher education conferences and events.
Dr. Katlin Swisher
Katlin Swisher is dedicated to using data and storytelling to help campuses build trust with their audiences, support strategic planning and branding efforts, and inform organizational change. During her decade of on-campus experience, she led initiatives and programming in enrollment management, orientation and transition, and marketing communications. She also teaches media and leadership studies and has presented research at numerous national higher education conferences.
Rebecca has more than nine years of experience in higher education enrollment and marketing. Her expertise spans managing a student blog and content creators to organizing and leading giving day events to spearheading a partnership between alumni and marketing. As Campus Sonar's strategist, Rebecca brings her passion for delivering results-driven strategy that aligns with institutional goals and values. She is a noted public speaker who has presented online at various higher education conferences and loves creating the perfect presentation for each audience.
The College Communicators Association of Virginia and D.C. was delighted to have Liz Gross as our keynote speaker for our summer 2019 conference. Her presentation was identified by numerous attendees as the "most valuable session of the day." One noted, "The keynote was incredible! Her energy made the topic engaging and interesting." Our audience appreciated the research component of social listening, and many indicated they are interested in learning more about the topic after hearing her speak. Melissa Richards, Vice President for Communications and Marketing, Hamilton College
"This session alone would have made participating in the conference worth it!" This is what an attendee at CASE's (Council of Advancement and Support of Education) 2016 Social Media and Community conference had to say about Liz's presentation. She knows her content, interacts extremely well with attendees and working with her is simply a good experience. Liz is responsive, detail-oriented and a joy to be around—and as a speaker, attendees appreciate her perspective, genuineness, and knowledge. I look forward to the opportunity to work with Liz again. Sara Lerma Jones, Former Educational Programs Manager for CASE
Liz is a constant wealth of knowledge on higher ed trends making her a natural fit to speak to our group. Data can be overwhelming to process. How do we synthesize information to determine the best steps forward? Members—from seasoned communications pro or industry newbie—were offered resources and support that helped illuminate on every level. I highly recommend Liz as a dynamic and informative speaker. Sophie McNeil Wolf, Past President, College Public Relations Association of Mississippi
I am so grateful to Liz Gross for speaking to my group of state agency communication officers. Liz’s expertise in social listening and reporting partnered with her superb delivery were extremely well received by the group. Several participants commented afterwards on how helpful her sessions were and what a difference they have made on their approaches. Annahita Jimmerson, Strategic Communications Director, State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO)