DFW Search Engine Marketing Association

The Dallas/Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association’s goal is to promote search engine marketing and increased ROI for companies and their websites through best practices. Learn more about our organization >>

Our Next Meeting: SEM Expert Roundtable

Event Details

Speaker: Kevin Adams, Beth Kahlich, James Loomstein, Jeremy Vest, Greg Gifford


6:30 PM - Registration
7:00 PM - Presentation
8:00 PM - Networking

Hyatt Regency North Dallas
701 E Campbell Rd
Richardson, TX 75082

Plenty of Free Parking Available.

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Roundtable and Q and A discussion with industry leading speakers, consultants, and digital agencies.


Kevin Adams

Kevin brings over 10 years of PPC management experience and digital strategy ranging from local providers to enterprise companies. Currently PPC Manager at Rankhammer, his primary proficiencies are Google AdWords, Google Analytics, and Bing Ads. He continually stays up-to-date on the latest tricks, tools and trends provided by the search engines. If there is one thing that Kevin excels at most is making his clients money with Pay-per-Click advertising. Kevin is a national speaker and board member of the D/FW Search Engine Marketing Association.

Greg Gifford

Greg is the Director of Search and Social at AutoRevo, a software company that provides websites and online marketing to used car dealers all over the country. His responsibilities include the development and execution of all client SEO and social media efforts, as well as managing AutoRevo’s corporate SEO and social media presence. He’s got over 15 years of online marketing and web design experience, and his expertise in local SEO has helped hundreds of auto dealers thrive while the industry has struggled during the recession.Greg also spends his time doing freelance website design and SEO for local businesses. He graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BA in Cinema and Communications, and has an obscure movie quote for just about any situation.


Beth Kahlich

Beth Kahlich

Beth Kahlich, President of the Dallas Search Engine Academy, has over 25 years experience in marketing and technology, working with national, regional, and local organizations. She is a frequent speaker at events, from real estate continuing education, to DFW Search Engine Marketing Association, to LocalU (national local search workshop with top experts in the field).Beth’s passion is to enlighten, motivate, and assist people in getting the most out of their online presence and maximize their ROI.

James Loomstein

James is the current CEO/Founder of Digital Space Consulting and has over 10 years of experience in strategic planning, digital marketing, and consumer insights including roles at Agency.com, Directive, and Targetbase. Passionate for the online and always connected world we live in and the tools used to create and engage consumers, James has spent his professional career working within the strategic planning and digital marketing environment with Alcon, Boston’s, Kia, Lone Star Park, Marriott, P&G, and ZTE USA.James is a native Texan, member of the Dallas Social Media Club, VP of Programming for the D/FW Search Engine Marketing Association, national digital marketing speaker, current mentor for Health Wildcatters and Southern Methodist University Associate Board, and graduate of the SMU MBA program.


Jeremy Vest

Jeremy is an author, speaker and video marketing nerd. He founded the Emmy-award-winning video-training company xTrain.com, that created training videos for companies like Adobe, Corel, Wiley and Safari Books Online. Jeremy is also the author of the book “Exploring Web Design”. He has worked with brands large and small, and has generated over 250 million YouTube views for his clients. Jeremy often speaks at conferences, and writes for sites like Search Engine Journal, ReelSEO, Marketing Sherpa, and Learning Solutions Magazine.