Posted by: Cece Salomon-Lee | March 10, 2010

FREE Webcast on Social Media and Events


March 18 Webcast Speakers

 We are excited to announce an upcoming webcast titled Beyond Social Media: Uncover New Ways To Connect, Engage and Educate Your Audience Physically And Virtuallyon March 18, 2010 from 8:00 am – 9:00 am PT. Personally, I’m looking forward to hearing from these esteemed panelists, some of whom I had a pleasure to meet personally or connect with over Twitter.

After the webcast concludes at 9 am PT, all the panelists will continue the discussion during the eventprofs chat that occurs every Thursday from 9 am – 10 am PT.  If you’ve not participated in an eventprofs chat before, check out this YouTube video for more info.

Please feel free to forward you questions to each of the individual speakers, leave a comment below or send a tweet to #inxpolive. Here are the details:

WHAT: Social media is emerging as an extremely effective tool for promoting events and engaging audiences before the event even begins, during the actual live broadcast and even after it has already taken place.  Currently the most popular social network tools are Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, but the question is not the tool but the engagement strategy you leverage.  Attend this webcast and hear from industry experts as they discuss how to leverage social media technologies that augment how you connect, engage and educate your audiences physically and virtually. WHY:  After attending this webinar, you will be able to:

1) Discuss the value of social media as it relates to associations, brands, conferences and organizations
2) Identify ways to leverage social media for private, corporate events and public tradeshows
3) Discover how a platform like InXpo can provide an attendee integrated experience.

WHEN: March 18, 2010 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am CT

HOW: If you haven’t registered for InXpoLive in the past, register at: http://bit.ly/dj0gmi to attend the webcast and experience a virtual event.

WHO: Jeff Hurt, Director, Education and Engagement, Velvet Chainsaw Consulting (@JeffHurt)
Michael McCurry, Strategic Account Manager, Experient (@michaelmccurry)
Samuel Smith, Editor, Interactive Meeting Technology Blog (@samueljsmith)
Moderated by: Elliot Markowitz, Programming Director, InXpo (@inxpolive)


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