SOURCE: Socialware


September 17, 2013 08:00 ET

Socialware CEO Chad Bockius Selected to Speak at Exclusive Barron's 2013 Top Advisor Summit

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2013) - Socialware, the leading social business solution provider for regulated industries, today announced that its CEO, Chad Bockius, will be speaking at the 2013 Barron's Top Advisor Summit taking place Sept. 25-27 at The Waldorf Astoria in Orlando, Fla. Socialware is once again the only social media management vendor for financial services invited to present at this elite event. Bockius will be speaking on a panel entitled "Emerging Technologies that Will Change your Business," which will discuss technology and its effect on growth of a team's business, and how it can Improve communication and decision making for clients.

The annual Barron's Top Advisors Summit hosts a gathering of the nation's pre-eminent financial advisors. Each year, Barron's identifies the Top 100 advisors in the nation based on a demanding set list of criteria. The "Top 100 Financial Advisors" lead the event's sessions, while a select group of 400 additional advisors representing the elite level of performers selected by their firms attend this marquee event.

"Because this summit is designed for the best-of-the-best in the industry, we bring to the event ideas and best practices of the utmost value to this audience. The speakers we invite are the clear experts in their industry," said Sterling Shea, managing director and head of advisor programs at Barron's. "We are pleased that a leading vendor like Socialware will join our roster of presenters."

The Barron's Top Advisors Summit brings together the best in the business, including vendors and other thought leaders. Socialware has been serving the financial services industry longer than any other social media management vendor.

"Social is to advisors what the data terminal was to traders; It's the most important productivity tool this market has seen in 15 years. It's an honor that Socialware is recognized as the trusted leader in this space to discuss this topic and to have the opportunity to present again at such an elite gathering of the country's top advisors," said Bockius. "We are excited to contribute to -- and learn from -- the dynamic exchange of information, ideas and insights at this event."

About Socialware
Socialware provides industry-leading software and services for financial services firms to securely and compliantly market through social media, and to generate business through relationships with customers and prospects on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Socialware is a trusted technology partner to more than 165 of the leading businesses in the US.

About Barron's
Barron's ( is America's premier financial-publishing brand, known for its market-moving stories. Published by Dow Jones & Company since 1921, it reaches an influential audience of professional fund managers, financial advisors, affluent individual investors, financial-services professionals and senior corporate executives. With new content available every business day in digital form and every week in print, Barron's provides readers with an intelligible recap of recent market action coupled with insights on what's likely to happen in the market in the days and weeks to come. In addition, its annual series of exclusive conferences for financial advisors and investors is dedicated to identifying, enhancing and expanding best practices in investing. As a result of these initiatives, Barron's is the trusted financial-publishing brand that people actively in the market turn to for information, ideas and insights they can use to increase their professional success and enhance their personal, financial well-being.

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