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North American Social Marketing Conference 2024

Social Marketing Association of North America (SMANA) and University of South Florida

North American Social Marketing Conference 2024

Proposals Due 22 January 2024

The Social Marketing Training Academy will be held preceeding the Main Conference

  • Training Academy - May 15-16, 2024
  • Main Conference - May 17-18, 2024 (These are the dates for which you are submitting a proposal to present)

For the best information and instructions on this Call, please download the PDF which can be viewed here

The Social Marketing Conference welcomes abstracts for podium and poster presentations that demonstrate original work that “integrate(s) marketing concepts with other approaches to influence behaviors that benefit individuals and communities for the greater social good,” (iSMA, 2013). Submissions may fit into one or more conference tracks, described below. The most successful abstracts will describe the formative research, process, and/or outcome evaluation of social marketing work to influence behavior change.

Conference Tracks: Social marketing programs of any size focused on…

1. Public Health, Healthcare, and Determinants of Health
2. Environmental Sustainability, One Health, and Emergency Settings
3. Social Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Stigma
4. Business for Social Good, Innovative Partnerships, and Commercial Determinants of Health
5. Research Methodologies
6. Advancing Social Marketing Theory & Thought

The Social Marketing Conference will be held at the Sheraton Sand Key, Clearwater Beach, Florida.  Watch for updates on the conference website

Sumissions to the conference will be reviewed on an on-going basis, so as soon as your submission is made it will be issued for review and the status of your submission confirmed within three weeks of your submission date. Programme places will be allocated on a first accepted first served basis so we advise getting your abstract in early.


  • Primary Contacts will be notified of the status of their submission. If your submission is accepted, one author must attend the conference, pay the registration fee, and present the work. Every session must be represented by a paying registrant. 
  • By submitting a proposal, you understand that any and all registration fees and travel costs are your responsibility.
  • Accepted proposal presenters are expected to, by March 29, 2024:
    • (1) register and pay registration fees, 
    • (2) make your hotel reservations to stay at the site hotel. You may not know that in return for staying at the site hotel, our meeting space is at no cost to the conference. If we do not fill rooms at the site hotel, the conference may be required to pay attrition costs. Please stay at the conference hotel. 


Submission Deadline: Monday, 22 January, 2024 at 11:59 PM EST

Call Closed

This call is no longer accepting submissions. For a list of calls that are currently open in ProposalSpace, check out our active calls page.