This post originally appeared on PRWeb. Nov. 1. 

SASKATOON, SK (November 1, 2016)Vendasta, the #1 platform for agencies and media companies selling digital solutions to local businesses, announced it is producing the first ever VendastaCon conference on January 25 and 26, 2017, at Brazos Hall in downtown Austin, Texas. The event will feature a range of industry experts, agencies and media companies who will uncover the latest data, insights and strategies to drive local sales and marketing initiatives.

The theme for VendastaCon is centered around “Conquering Local” and will highlight industry analysts and practitioners who will bring clarity and solutions to the biggest challenges that agencies and media companies are facing today. Over the course of the one-and-a-half day event, speakers will unveil new research, shedding a light on how to turn insights into an actionable roadmap that attendees can put to work in their own organizations.

Throughout the event, attendees can engage in one-on-one conversations with speakers, peers and a variety of local business specialists about the specific challenges and opportunities they are facing in their own organizations. The interactive VCon Marketplace will showcase a range of the latest local products and services, and the Vendasta solution center will also have specialists on-hand for questions and live demonstrations. At the end of day one, event-goers can take in the Conqueror’s Bash, a relaxed gathering taking place on the rooftop lounge at Brazos Hall.

Chief Marketing Officer, Jeff Tomlin, is excited to bring this multi-faceted group of luminaries together, saying, “VendastaCon is filling a solution gap for local marketing agencies and media companies. We talk to people every day who are struggling with how to increase customer acquisition, how to reduce churn and how to drive more value with local SEO. We have analyzed a tremendous amount of data to bring new insights and prescriptive solutions to these and other challenges, and VendastaCon is the opportunity to start activating on them.”

With major speaker announcements being released soon, key research projects are being completed, and an exclusive first look at key findings and platform announcements will take place at VendastaCon. The latest research and development is underscored by an analysis of over 500,000 local business data points that zero in on key verticals, state-level information and more.  

For more information about VendastaCon, how to get involved as an attendee, a speaker or a vendor, visit To view past research and reports pendinged by Vendasta, visit their blog.