:: News & Events

Check out what we have in the works and what we’ve recently launched – news, events, research studies, membership announcements, general musings and more. 


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SxSW Open House: Media Temple + SoDA = Awesome

Meet and mingle with some of the best digital agencies in the world, fuel up for another long SXSW day at DailyMail.com’s juice and smoothie bar, or just have a beer, grab some always-on-point Texas bites, and play a game of yard-sized beer pong.


SoDA Report and Digital Outlook 2018 Now Launched!

Our annual trends publication featuring thought leadership, interviews and case studies from some of the world’s leading digital design, marketing, media and technology innovators.

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Latest SoDA Report ON… Published (in partnership with Deltek)

SoDA explored business performance measurement within agencies, production companies and design studios. We assessed the relative breadth, sophistication and transparency of measurement practices and compared several important benchmarks for 2017 performance.

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SoDA Rate Card STUDY

SoDA’s annual rate card study looks at billable rates for more than 50 roles and functions. Benchmarking data is also segmented by agency size, global region and primary contract model (e.g. time and materials vs. fixed-fee project vs. retainer). This report is exclusive and available only to SoDA members.


SoDA Happy Hour at The Dogwood in Austin

Join SoDA at Dogwood Austin's outside patio to meet with fellow SoDA Members, and other digital marketing movers and shakers from around the globe. Partake in this invite-only, networking event with drinks courtesy of SoDA and our co-hosts MediaMonks and Media Temple.


SoDA Session in NYC with Microsoft

Join us on March 25th in New York for an Agency Innovation Day and Hackfest with Microsoft.  We'll cover some of the key trends and challenges we see in the industry and dive into real-world solutions.  Appropriate for Account, Creative, Digital and Technical Leadership as well as the Builders with a thirst for knowing how advanced technology can enable you to deliver the highest value possible to your clients.


2019 Salary & Compensation Benchmarking Study

SoDA’s annual benchmarking study on salary levels across more than 70 individual roles. We also dive into broader compensation benchmarks for bonus programs, profit-sharing, benefits, employee development, equity incentives and more. To be released in March 2019. For members only.


SoDA Report On... Trends in Personalization

Releasing late March. Sign up for updates below.