As of October 28, 2017, we are sold out.

If you’re still interested in digital marketing help, please email to be notified about our next event!

Your very own digital marketing help desk.

Assembled is a round-robin workshop featuring 1:1 consultations with experts in every major discipline of digital marketing.

Book your ticket in advance and get personal advice in the areas you need the most help—and solutions to your most painful digital marketing problems.

Help desk topics include:

  • Social Media
  • SEO
  • Email Marketing
  • Website Design + Modification
  • Blogging & Content Ideas
  • Adwords (Paid Search)
  • Analytics
  • Marketing Automation
  • Branding
  • Community Outreach / PR
  • Maximizing Your Budget
  • Technical Issues
  • Strategy + Future Tactics

..and more!


Expert Line-up

Alan George

Marketing Manager, Columbia Steel Casting Co., Inc.

For over 19 years, Alan George has managed all of the integrated marketing efforts for Portland-based B2B company Columbia Steel Casting Co. His role as Marketing Manager combines marketing strategy, implementation, and measurement for a mix of digital and traditional marketing. Alan is a Board Member and Past President of SEMpdx.

Anna Hutson

Founder and CEO, Avenue

Anna Hutson is the Founder and CEO of Avenue, a digital marketing agency that empowers growth-minded and purpose driven brands and companies to make a difference in the world through results-driven digital marketing, strategic problem-solving and exceptional customer service. Our proprietary marketing products and custom services help brands and businesses of all sizes grow sustainably and successfully.

Ben Lloyd

VP of Strategy & Customer Success, Odysys

Ben Lloyd is a search marketing industry veteran with 20 years of experience in SEO/SEM and inbound marketing expertise. Ben is currently the VP of Strategy & Customer Success at Odysys, a marketing software platform for the hospitality industry.

Charlene Ditch

Founder & Event Marketing Consultant, Charlene Kate Events LLC

Charlene Ditch has over 6 years experience in the SaaS industry as an event marketer. She helps brands connect to their customers through event experiences. Her approach to events is designed around experiences, not just content. Around emotion, not just metrics. She understands that in order to increase brand awareness and drive engagement, you must first connect the hearts of your community to the soul of your brand.

David Mihm

Founder, Tidings

David Mihm is first and foremost an advocate for sustainable digital marketing techniques for small businesses.  In 2012, he sold his former company to Moz, helping over 3 million businesses get better visibility in the local search engines.  He’s a co-founder of the Local University conference series. David now runs Tidings and his weekly newsletter, Minutive.

Emma Alpaugh

PR Account Director, Koopman Ostbo Marketing Communications

Emma Alpaugh is PR Account Director at Koopman Ostbo Marketing Communications, an integrated agency helping natural foods and mission-based brands push their messages to new heights. With 12 years of media relations experience, she enjoys designing communication strategies and finding ways to capture the attention of key media through unique brand storytelling.

Jessica Seidel

V.P. of Client Services, Louder Than Digital

Jessica is the VP of Client Services. She lives in beautiful Bend, Oregon where you will often find her at home with her dogs, family and a plentiful supply of cupcakes at hand.

Kenny Woehr

Paid Advertising, Smartz

Kenny Woehr is a digital marketer specializing in paid media and analytics at Smartz, a digital marketing agency based in Bend, OR. He has a strong understanding of paid search, as well as of all aspects of performance marketing, to effectively drive day-to-day tactical execution of the service to exceed client expectations and goals.

Kevin Getch

Founder + Director of Digital Strategy, Webfor

Webfor’s Founder and Director of Digital Strategy started his career in marketing over 14 years ago and has been quoted and published on leading sites like Forbes, Huffington Post, Search Engine Journal & Mashable. Kevin enjoys speaking at industry conferences as well as volunteering his time by serving as President of the board of directors for SEMpdx, a non-profit organization focusing on connecting and educating people in the digital marketing community.

Kirsten Kippen

Director of Marketing, Idealist Consulting

Kirsten is passionate about making great technology like Salesforce and marketing automation accessible for progressive companies and nonprofits, and works with clients to bring a human touch to automated processes. Originally from Alaska, Kirsten has made Portland her home for over a decade.

Lynnette Fusilier

Digital Marketeer, Portland Localist

Lynnette Fusilier, Portland Localist’s content strategist, brings order to chaos by rethinking marketing initiatives, improving processes, and building content systems.

Mary Ann Aschenbrenner

President, Waterlink Web

Mary Ann Aschenbrenner is the founder of Waterlink Web, a WordPress agency focused on the needs of small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and entrepreneurs. She builds robust, customized websites that show her clients’ values and mission. Active in the WordPress community, Mary Ann organizes and speaks at the Portland WordPress MeetUp.

Matthew Brown

Managing Partner, AudienceWise

Matthew Brown has 15 years of search marketing experience, starting with a five year role leading technical SEO initiatives for the New York Times Company and He has consulted for dozens of companies, from Fortune 100 web publishers to emerging startups.

Michael Cottam

SEO consultant/principal, OzTech, Inc.

Michael specializes in technical organic search engine optimization services, from Panda optimization to penalty recovery, site audits to site architecture consulting. He brings to the table skills not only in SEO, but also significant business management and startup experience as well as extensive programming experience.

Mike Rosenberg

CEO, Veracity

Mike Rosenberg is CEO at Veracity. He brings experience and passion from two distinct, yet similar, career paths in sports business marketing and online marketing. Mike shares his marketing expertise as an Advisory Board Member and Past President of SEMpdx, a professional business organization for the digital marketing industry.

Robert Frost

Founder, RPerro Media

RPerro Media was founded in 2009 by digital marketing veteran Robert Frost as a way to use his digital marketing skills to help local small businesses. Over the years, it grew from a client here and there to a full-time endeavor. RPerro Media is a certified Google Partner and Accredited Bing Ads Professional company.

Sadie Rae

Social Media Specialist, Smartz

Sadie Rae is a Social Media Specialist at Smartz, a digital marketing agency based in Bend, OR. She primarily plans and executes effective social media strategies while staying “in the know” on all new trends, changes, and applications in the online social realm. Sadie is also knowledgeable in reporting and analytics for social media campaigns and is experienced in tracking brands’ social media efforts.

Scott Hendison

Founder, Search Commander, Inc.

Scott started selling software online in 1999, and began helping others with their search efforts in 2002. He became one of the founding board members of SEMpdx in 2007, and today consults with clients about multiple aspects of their paid and organic internet marketing campaigns.