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The Best Social Media Conferences to Attend in 2014

December 26, 2013 by Adam Wexler

Best conference for 2014!

In the social space, there is no preeminent conference, but plenty of quality options. After experiencing a large majority of the the best social media conferences around the world in 2013, I’m here to break down the landscape to hopefully make your lives easier whether you work at a brand, agency or vendor.[read more]

The 12 Best Social Media Conferences to Attend in 2013

January 13, 2013 by Neal Schaffer

It’s the beginning of a new year, and as our thirst for social media education and learning best practices from other businesses is only on the increase, there’s no better time to start planning to attend the best social media conferences that 2013 has plans to offer us than now.[read more]

How to Live-tweet from an Event

July 6, 2012 by Tia Fisher

Intelligent live tweeting helps you make a positive impression up there on the big conference screen and may well help you make contacts and friendships. It might look easy, but it's a real skill. Read these tips to learn how to make a good impression and avoid the pitfalls.[read more]

The Conference Compression Factor

March 20, 2012 by Terry Coatta

Associations invest a huge amount of effort into creating great conference experiences, but that only provides member value over a 2 or 3 day period. What about the rest of the year?[read more]

EVENT - True Social Stories: An Insider’s Look at Transforming the Enterprise

October 11, 2011 by John Bell

"Join me at PivotCon in NYC on October 18 for an exclusive session with 30 top brands who will share their stories of moving from unconnected experiments in social to designing and rolling out playbooks, measurement dashboards, employee enablement programs, brand advocacy programs - all in the name of getting big impact from social."[read more]

Lessons for Speakers at Affiliate Summit

January 10, 2011 by Janet Thaeler

I do not like panels. I don’t like being on them or listening to them. There is an exception to this – that is that every single person on that panel is both very passionate about the topic and are experts...I’d much rather hear tips and then have one story that shows how you applied and benefitted from the tip. In other words, I don’t want it to be about you, I want you to apply what you know to help me.[read more]

SocialDevCamp: Marketers Working with Developers for Social Solutions

August 3, 2010 by Caleb Gardner

As a marketer, the appeal of SocialDevCamp Chicago is in its uniqueness. Let's face it: if you're interested in social media in any capacity, there are no shortage of industry events to attend. But there are few that offer the opportunity to network with business executives and developers alike.[read more]

Upcoming Social Media Conferences for 2010

April 5, 2010 by Mack Collier

Recently I was doing some research putting together a list of upcoming social media conferences, and since so many of you are looking for the same information, I thought I'd share my list with you here. I'll keep this updated as I find/hear about new conferences, and if you know of a social media conference that's coming up, please leave...[read more]

Two upcoming events for your calendar

March 26, 2010 by Robin Fray Carey

Everyone and his uncle, it seems, is hosting some kind of social media event these days.  But I'd like to point out a couple which should be on your calendar, and why. Francois Gossieaux, Lois Kelly and Hylton Jolliffe have been looking at what we now refer to as social media and online community long before most people knew what...[read more]

A Word Or Two About Evolution

September 1, 2009 by Brent Leary

If you thought this was going to be some kind of Darwinian rant, you'll probably want to stop reading right here. This is about the CRM Evolution '09 conference that took place last week in NYC, sorry... I expected to get a little R&R from this year's conference - no not rest and relaxation. Too much to do and see for that to happen...[read more]

An Opportunity for Speakers and Organizations

July 30, 2009 by Valeria Maltoni

When we think about speakers' bureaus, it's useful to think that they are about the organizations first the speakers second. This will place the proper perspective for this conversation - hosted at this moment by Geoff Livingston at The Buzz Bin about why women do not seem to be represented fairly on speakers' rosters at conferences....[read more]

Five White Men Talk About Social Media

March 22, 2008 by Connie Reece

Although I came of age at the height of the so-called Flower Power and Women's Lib movements, the extent of my feminist activism was trying to join a men's intramural snooker team as a freshman at Baylor University. Actually, that wasn't even my idea; the guys I hung out with in the Student Union wanted to draft me because I frequently...[read more]

Getting Social with 3 talks on Social Media.

February 13, 2008 by Maggie Fox

I have a busy week coming up with 3 talks on 3 amazing topics at 3 diverse un/conferences. Here are the details: Event Style Show: Expo and AwardsHost: BizBashTalk: Gen 2.0: Join the Viral Marketing Revolution9:15am February 20, 2008 Direct Energy Centre, Toronto Social Media MarketingHost: Open DialogueTalk:”Social Media...[read more]

Real talk about all things virtual

February 1, 2008 by Greg Verdino

Just a quick post to let you know about two upcoming conference speaking gigs.  The interesting thing about them is that both deal with the virtual, but in two very different ways.  I hope I'll see some of you there. PSFK New York Conference First up, I will be moderating a session about Collaborative Working at the PSFK...[read more]

Aloha Summit: Join Dave Taylor and Andy Beal in Hawaii

January 31, 2008 by Paul Chaney

I was offered a wonderful opportunity that, unfortunately, I had to pass up... a trip to Hawaii to be part of the Aloha Summit, March 18-19, a masterminds workshop on social media hosted by two of the tech and marketing end of the blogosphere's most notable figures, Dave Taylor and Andy Beal. Here's how Andy describes it... The Aloha...[read more]

Office 2.0 Conference 2008

January 9, 2008 by IsmaelGhalimi

The third edition of the Office 2.0 Conference will take place at the St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco, CA, on September 3-5, 2008. The event's format will be similar to last year's, learning from the valuable lessons we received along the way. Please feel free to contact us for details on speaking and sponsorship opportunities. Link...[read more]

Actionable Social Media SES Chicago

December 11, 2007 by Sally Falkow

Social Media step you can take right now The complaint I hear most often at search and social media conferences is that while the content of the sessions is excellent, it's at a high-level and very general.  They want specifics. What can I do right now, how do I get started? is the question I often get...[read more]

ASAE Great Ideas Conference

December 4, 2007 by Maddie Grant

Just a quick post to let everyone know that I have been asked to guest-blog for the ASAE blog, Acronym, while at the Great Ideas Conference in Orlando this coming weekend. Which will be BIG FUN, if totally nerve-wracking at the same time. So I may be on a slight hiatus from blogging here for the next few days, while I try and get my head...[read more]