Next Thursday, August 7th, 500 Startups is holding a one day conference centered around distribution and growth. The WMD (Weapons of Mass Distribution) conference will be held at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco. The lineup for the conference is pretty impressive, and backs up the bold claim:
Join tech’s most savvy distribution experts on Aug. 7th in San Francisco at WMD (Weapons of Mass Distribution), a 1-day conference that will teach you strategies & tactics for BLOWING UP your distribution. We’ll bring together top growth geeks, data nerds and over 450 startups to dissect and explore the trends, techniques and tools that will bring your customer acquisition and retention to a nice bubbly…BLAST OFF!1
WMD’s speakers include Moz co-founder Rand Fishkin, Pinterest Growth Engineer John Egen, Airbnb Growth Manager Gustaf Alstromer, KISSmetrics co-founder Neil Patel, Shopify Head of Conversion Rate Optimization Tiffany daSilva, and 500 Startups very own Dave McClure. That is quite a list. The topics range from growth experiments to analytics to monetizing mobile to conversion optimization and customer onboarding. This certainly looks to be well worth the proce of admission. There are still a few tickets available for the conference on Eventbrite.
Here is a little preview of the sort of thing you can expect at WMD: