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Chief Operating Officer

AFAR

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AFAR

130 Battery Street 6th Floor

San Francisco, California,94111

United States

Company Description

AFAR magazine and its companion website afar.com are published by AFAR Media, headquartered in San Francisco, California. The company has an office in New York, with sales representatives based in major advertising markets around the country and worldwide. The...more

Background Information

Employment History

Founding Consumer Marketing Director

Dwell LLC


Vice President, Consumer Marketing

8020 Media, Inc.


Affiliations

IMAG Community

Board Member


Western Fulfillment Management Association

Board Member


Web References(43 Total References)


About AFAR Media

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Laura Simkins
COO A media veteran of over 17 years, Laura's had involvement in finance, digital and events strategy, audience development and research. She has a soft spot for launches and was part of the original team not only for Afar, but also Dwell and 8020 Media. She's also learned some valuable lessons from tenures with more established players such as Health and Mother Jones. Mostly, she just loves a good challenge and enjoys collaborating with teams with diverse talents.


IMAG | MPA

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LAURA SIMKINS
IMAG Vice Chair | Chief Operating Officer AFAR Media


Events | EWIP

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Laura Simkins, COO at Afar Media, will share her experiences on launching in the crowded travel and shelter categories.
She'll discuss both successes and failures that drive engaged audiences that also deliver for advertisers. Laura is a media veteran of over 18 years including the launches of Afar, Dwell and 8020 Media.


www.afar.com

Laura Simkins
Laura Simkins Audience Marketing and Planning Director contact: laura [at] afar [dot] com Laura was a part of the original launch team for Dwell and, during her eight year tenure there, grew circulation over 500% to a rate base of 325,000. She was actively involved in the development of dwell.com and Dwell on Design conferences. Laura also served as VP, Consumer Marketing for 8020 Media and JPG magazine, helping to build innovative new web programs to tap an online community member base of over 195,000. Laura is a two-time CM Circulation Excellence award winner and was responsible for Dwell being listed in Capell's as one of the top ten best performers in circulation, three years running.


Featured Event | EWIP

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On September 17, 2015, in San Francisco, Laura Simkins, COO at Afar Media, will share her experiences on launching in the crowded travel and shelter categories.
She'll discuss both successes and failures that drive engaged audiences that also deliver for advertisers. Laura is a media veteran of over 18 years including the launches of Afar, Dwell and 8020 Media. READ MORE


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