Digital Marketing in 2018 and Beyond

Dec 7 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Digital Marketing in 2018 and Beyond
a panel discussion with local experts

Wondering if your digital marketing strategy is on track? Curious about the latest trends in digital marketing?

Our December professional development luncheon will feature a panel of experts discussing digital marketing trends of 2017 and what’s ahead for 2018 and beyond. Topics will include website, SEO, social media, online video, and much more. Have questions about digital marketing? This is a great opportunity to get answers.


  • David Christopher, Tailwind
  • Darrell Darnell, Pro Podcast Solutions & Golden Spiral Media
  • Stacy Eads, Levant Technologies
  • Jimmy Owens, DesignTunnel
  • Ryan Welton, News 9


  • Tim Priebe, T&S Online Marketing

David Christopher is the Director of Marketing and Growth at, a Pinterest and Instagram scheduling and analytics tool with over 100,000 members, headquartered in Oklahoma City. He has his fingers in most of the digital marketing pies. He’s a father of three and an early-morning fiction writer.


Darrell Darnell began podcasting in 2008 and formed the Golden Spiral Media podcast network in 2010. Golden Spiral Media now has more than three dozen podcasts covering the world of sci-fi and comics in TV & Film. Darrell has spoken about podcasting and audio production at Blogworld 2012, New Media Expo 2013, New Media Expo 2014, Podcast Movement 2014, Podcast Movement 2015, Podcast Movement 2016, PodFest 2016, and Podfest 2017. Darrell's company, Pro Podcast Solutions has now helped launch over 175 podcasts and currently serves over 70 podcasters all over the world.

Stacy Eads is the CEO of Levant Technologies in Norman. She graduated from UCO with a double major in journalism and philosophy, where she wrote all of her philosophy papers on Star Trek episodes. Her team has been honored as the #1 Oklahoma Web Design Services company by OKC Biz five years in a row, and they recently received the 2017 Torch Award for ethics from the Better Business Bureau of Central Oklahoma. Stacy has been recognized four times as an “Under 40” top executive by OKC.Biz, The Norman Transcript, The Journal Record, and Oklahoma magazine.

Jimmy Owens is the founder of DesignTunnel. He obtained his Advertising B.A. from OU in December of 2003. Besides specializing in motion graphics and video production, Jimmy has an extensive background in logo design, branding and print media. He claims his print design background was the best foundation on which to build his motion graphics and video production because it taught him so much about layout and being detail oriented. In March of this year, his company DesignTunnel will be celebrating five years of business. for Oklahoma television stations and is an active member of the Oklahoma City Rotary Club.

Ryan Welton is a digital marketing and communications professional with two decades of journalism experience. He was at the birth for both the Internet revolution and its social media counterpart. He’s a native Oklahoman who spent a decade in Dallas but who has been back in Oklahoma City since 2005. Ryan is passionate about breaking news, severe weather and digital media of all sorts, not just professionally – but personally – and he spends his free time trying to cultivate audiences on multiple platforms including his YouTube channel.

Tim Priebe is an author, columnist and the owner of T&S Online Marketing. He has been working on websites since 1997, and has experience in areas including search engine optimization, blogging, email newsletter marketing, and social media, among others. He regularly assists clients with their presence on social networks including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google Plus and YouTube.

The luncheon will be held at the Boldt Construction building at 100 W. Hefner Rd. Oklahoma City, OK 73114 (Click here for a Google Map). Please be sure to get there in time for networking — from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The actual luncheon will be from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

IABC Members and Students pay only $20 per person. Non-members are welcome for $30 each. If you have any questions about registration or want to RSVP but want to pay at the door, send us an email and we'll get you all fixed up.

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