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Welcome to
Utah's Largest Digital Marketing Community!

We are dedicated to providing the highest quality education and networking opportunities possible. Our mission: To Educate, Engage & Elevate digital marketing professionals via our events that feature local & national industry-leading experts!


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Head over to our Online Events page for details on all upcoming and past events.


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BrightTalk Note: To attend our online events, you will need to create an account on BrightTalk. If you do not have one, you can easily create one when you click "attend" below. From then on, each DMC online event will be one-click access

Utah DMC Monthly In-Person Events Update

Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, our events took place on the third Wednesday of each month.  Until we are able to announce our next monthly in-person event, we are thrilled to invite you to our online events.

During these online events, our attendees have the chance to gain world-class tactics and knowledge from some of the top marketing experts in the nation. We have at least two events scheduled every month now through the end of 2021, with some amazing presenters you will not want to miss!

We have a goal for a Q1 2022 (January) in-person event to happen. Stay tuned.

2021 6th Annual Conference Update

A message from the Utah DMC President - May 18, 2021.

As a board, we had to make the hard decision to postpone the 2021 Digital Marketing Conference, again, that was scheduled for August 27th, 2021.

I know this is very disappointing to many people including our members, attendees, sponsors, and presenters. It's also very disappointing to us, as the board of DMC.

There were many factors that went into this decision, including the biggie, Covid and unknown CDC and local event guidelines, as well as our event location remodeling and thus reducing capacity, and finally, some hesitancy from scheduled presenters. 

We waited as long as we could to make the final decision to proceed. As I am sure you can imagine, the conference is a big event with many moving parts, and we crossed the point of no return to pull it off in time at the end of April 2021.

But wait, no more masks or social distancing, Doc! Yes, this is true, and it's also brand new information to us that came in after we made the decision. While the CDC has announced new guidelines regarding mask-wearing and social distancing for fully vaccinated individuals, in the end, we still have not received local guidance for maximum capacity events, social distancing, and the possibility of a venue having stricter rules as a precaution.  

The 2022 DMC Conference WIll Go On!

We are very excited to announce that planning is underway for the conference to return in 2022, though we have not solidified a date or location as of yet. So, stay tuned for future 2022 conference announcements. It will likely be in August as usual.


If you purchased a ticket for the 2020 or 2021 conference via Eventbrite, we will be issuing refunds the week of May 17th, 2021, per our Peace of Mind refund policy. Rather than hold over previous purchases again for 2022, we've decided to just refund everyone, since we will not know what ticket prices will be for 2022 yet, based on the new location, etc.

Your refund will be sent to the original form of payment you used when purchasing through Eventbrite.

Thank you for your understanding, and continued support of the Utah Digital Marketing Collective. We look forward to seeing you all again, in person, soon!

- Darin "Doc" Berntson
  President, Utah Digital Marketing Collective

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The Utah DMC Experience

Our goal at the Utah DMC is to provide business owners, marketing professionals & entrepreneurs with the education & resources they need to get better results from their online marketing efforts. On the 3rd Wednesday of every month, our attendees have the chance to get world-class knowledge from some of the top marketing experts in the nation and have the opportunity to discuss key challenges with colleagues or other professionals in their field.

Our focus on quality & value helped us become Utah's largest marketing association with an avg attendance of 100-200 professionals. have the opportunity to discuss key challenges with colleagues and get insight from others who have dealt with similar issues in search.

Networking is a core component of our organization's foundation and Utah DMC events provide the ultimate venue for anyone trying to connect with Utah's talented marketing/advertising community.

Our events have proven especially helpful in connecting companies looking to hire marketing professionals with the best people who are interested in exploring new career opportunities. 

Interested in becoming a Utah DMC member? Read more about it on our membership page

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I think the organization is genuinely dedicated to helping digital marketing move forward in our state... I don't feel like it's diluted by sponsor messages, or ulterior motives.

Utah DMC Member

Having this organization in SLC is something I am extremely proud of and extremely proud to be a part of.

Utah DMC Member

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Darin "Doc" Berntson


Doc has been in the digital marketing space for over 20 years. He previously served as President of Social Media Club of Salt Lake City, is currently the co-leader of the Salt Lake City HubSpot Users Group, and has owned a couple of different digital marketing agencies over the last 15 years. Oh, and he is a Disney nerd! Don't get him started talking about it. You've been warned. =)

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Paxton Gray

Paxton Gray

Vice President

Paxton Gray is the Vice President of Operations at 97th Floor and is responsible for the work the 75-person digital marketing agency produces for clients like MasterCard, ESPN, and Salesforce. When not working on the nuts and bolts of 97th Floor, Paxton loves spending time with his wife and kids.


Jake Hoopes

Secretary & Technology Director

Jake has been managing paid search campaigns for over 11 years (remember when Overture was the cool kid on the block & Adwords allowed affiliate linking?) Jake has co-founded two companies and been a partner in two others. He is currently working as the VP of Product Development for ShowroomLogic.com

Utah DMC Board Jesse Nuttall

Jesse Nuttall


For almost 10 years, Jesse Nuttall has been running, overseeing and training on all aspects of Digital Marketing. Jesse got started in the SEO side of things and moved on to Adwords, Programmatic and Social media. He has been known to some to be a Google Analytics and Data expert. He has personally spent time at Google headquarters learning from the experts themselves on how to map and build out robust customer journeys. In his free time, you’ll find him dabbling in his other passion, which is business financials, investments, and accounting.

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AJ Wilcox

Director of Speaker Relations 

AJ Wilcox is a LinkedIn Ads pro who founded B2Linked.com, an ad agency specializing in Linkedin Ads, in 2014. He's an official LinkedIn partner and host of the LinkedIn Ads Show podcast.
He loves all areas of digital marketing and lives with his wife and 4 kids in Lehi. He attended the first SLCSEM event and has been a huge fan since.
Twitter: @WilcoxAJ
Alisa Gammon

Alisa Gammon

Director of Growth

Alisa Gammon is the Social Advertising Director at Purple where she achieved the distinction of top .002% performing Facebook advertising accounts.. In her free time Alisa does freelance marketing consulting and has scaled a start-up to a multi-million dollar brand and teaches Facebook advertising workshops.

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April Nuttall

Event Director

April Nuttall is the Director of International Operations at Booostability. She joined the digital marketing scene in 2012 specializing in Search Engine Optimization. Her tenure in the industry includes managing many agency teams such as SEO Strategist, Technical SEO, Digital Marketing Consultant, Social Media Consultant, and International Agency Operations. April has been a member of Utah DMC since 2012 and has been on the board since 2015.

David Malmborg

David Malmborg

Past President & Evangelist

With over 10 years of digital marketing experience, David has spent much of his career in the high-tech B2B industry. At Number Six, David is the Director of Clients & Marketing Intelligence and runs the Intelligence and Accounts teams. He was also past President of SLC | SEM. When David isn’t on his computer, he is unsuccessfully working on his green thumb.

Previous Leadership

Elisabeth Osmeloski

Elisabeth Osmeloski

Co-Founder and Evangelist

Elisabeth is VP Audience Development for Third Door Media. She is responsible for growing brand recognition & readership for their editorial properties MarketingLand.com and SearchEngineLand.com, in addition, the digital marketing industry conference and event series - SMX, Marketing Land's #SocialPro Conference, and MarTech.

Ryan Nadeau

Ryan Nadeau

Co-Founder and Evangelist

Ryan is an industry veteran with over 15 years of search marketing experience and has worked with some of the world’s largest online advertisers (e.g. General Motors, Expedia, Hotels.com & Amazon). Ryan launched SLC|SEM in 2011 and currently works for DigiCert, Inc.

Ryan Hutchings

Ryan Hutchings

Co-Founder and Evangelist

Driving success online one metric at a time. From advertising to analytics, Ryan puts the pieces in place for a comprehensive and robust online marketing strategy. He is an experienced and knowledgeable online marketing professional. Specialties include SEO, PPC, SEM and every technical aspect related to the online marketing world.

Bryant Garvin

Past President - Evangelist

Bryant got his start in SEM as an account manager at Lycos. Since then he has worked both in-house for companies like Choice Hotels & Purch Group, as well as a consultant for 100s of companies including GreenDot, Naturasil, DiamondStudsWholesale, Iconixx, ThosBaker, Rubber Flooring Inc, and more

Our Mission Is Simple:

  •  To elevate Utah’s vibrant digital marketing scene
  •  To help establish Utah’s digital marketing innovation on a national level
  •  To increase awareness of digital marketing channels in our region
  •  To become a resource for local business owners in need of marketing solutions

Together We Learn

~ We Look Forward To Seeing You Soon! ~