Posts Tagged: conferences

Apr 23

Get Involved in Social Media Week Chicago: Event Submission Now Open


By Alexandra Baird   This September 22-26, we’re excited to bring back Social Media Week Chicago with our partners 435 Digital and Black Pug Interactive. Along with 11 other cities around the world, we’ll explore the global theme, The Future of Now. And today, we’re inviting you to join us.   There are three ways for you  continue reading

Jul 17

Movember: The Moustache as a Catalyst for Conversation


By Emily Hannigan   Experian Marketing Services brought together  more than 1,000 marketers during its seventh annual Client Summit in Las Vegas July 10-12. This year, my colleague Zach Mesenbourg and I had the privilege to attend the conference on behalf of Zócalo Group. The conference included several keynote speakers and breakout sessions with the  continue reading

Jul 16

Recommended Social, Digital and Mobile Media Events (Part Two)

Recommended Social, Digital and Mobile Media Events (Part Two)

Need more doses of social this summer? We’ve listed a few more below, which should give you a chance to keep up with trends, technologies and also network with other pros. Social Discovery Conference, August 6-7, San Francisco This event geared toward CEOs and senior management covers mobile and web-based social discovery, or the trend  continue reading

Jul 06

Data & Social Statistics: An Interview With Food Genius CEO Justin Massa

Data & Social Statistics: An Interview With Food Genius CEO Justin Massa

Tech Week 2012 breezed through the Windy City late last month faster than you can say data scientists. Just saying the words data and scientists together can confuse most marketers. Stay with me here. As we are trying to become more well-versed every day in measuring social data, I had a chance to sit in  continue reading

Jun 14

Learnapalooza: A New Spin On Learning


Remember when you were a kid and you wanted to be a DJ, a break-dancer, a film critic, a world traveler, a card shark, a farmer, an artist and a musician all in one day? Enter Learnapalooza – a festival that began in 2010 with the idea that everyone has something to learn, something to  continue reading

Jun 12

Recommended Social, Digital and Mobile Media Events (Part One)

Recommended Social, Digital and Mobile Media Events (Part One)

Trying to get your social on this  summer? Look no further. We’ve put our heads together to pull together some events that can help keep you up to speed in social, digital and mobile media. So check out the first installment of our recommendations. These  events  offer opportunities to learn about emerging trends and network  continue reading

May 11

A Newbie’s Take On SOBCon 2012

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I attended my first SOBCon last Friday. The website for the event describes it as “the think tank of the social web where some of the best minds in the Internet space gather to present models, discuss insights, and determine best practices.” As impressive as that sounds, I found it to be an understatement. SOBCon  continue reading

Mar 21

The One Thing I’d Love To See At SXSW Next Year

The One Thing I’d Love To See At SXSW Next Year

I finally got a chance to see what all the SXSW fuss was about, and I’m sold. I returned from Austin with a packed notebook full of ideas and tools to explore, great new relationships with industry peers, and plenty of hilarious memories with colleagues. I’m already looking forward to next year.  If I had  continue reading

May 28

WOMMA’s “School of WOM” Conference Wraps in Chicago

WOMMA’s “School of WOM” Conference Wraps in Chicago

The 2010 Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) School of WOM wrapped up Wednesday afternoon here in Chicago, and the social media community has been abuzz with conversation about the wisdom that was shared. The School of WOM conference is designed to help marketers “move beyond tactics” and gain the knowledge necessary to “engage the  continue reading

Jun 21

Widgets – Straight Outta Brooklyn

Widgets – Straight Outta Brooklyn

Widgets got their moment in the spotlight this past week at WidgetWebExpo ( in Brooklyn, NY. The conference looked at a critical emerging online trends: How to utilize the power of widgets to carry a brand to the world. No doubt, widgets – and tools like Twitter, Plurk and FriendFeed – are changing how Word of Mouth marketing  continue reading