San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
You can attend for FREE if you VOLUNTEER to help check-in from 3:45-4:45p and have a nice smile. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with CELEBS as the subject to sign up!
Join our panel where we'll discuss how celebs use social media to promote their projects, create buzz, partner with brands, and drive fans to action, from buying tickets to supporting a cause. We'll discuss best ways for celebs to reach fans, which social media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube) works better for which kind of actions, and more. We'll be at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, joined by Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber figures as they are the #1 and #2 Most Followed on Twitter. #SMWLAceleb
Scheduled Speakers so far:
Actress, Young and The Restlesss
Kate Linder has played “Esther Valentine” on the #1 day-time drama “The Young & the Restless” for 30 years. In 2008 she received her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She’s a tireless worker for many charities, including as national spokesperson for the ALS Association. @KateLinder
Paris Hilton Entertainment, SVP and Artist Manager; Freed Management CEO.
Represents Paris Hilton as her manager and head of operations for her company worldwide, including: endorsements, film, TV, music, digital, social media, personal appearances and brand. @JamieFreed
THE DGTL NTWRK and DGTL ADVISORS
Cat works closely with Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, Eva Longoria, Omar Epps, Diane Keaton, Jeremy Piven, Jesse McCartney, Chris Bosh and dozens of other well known celebrities on their social media. Cat was Creative Director of the CAA celeb social network, WhoSay. She currently helps clients, studios, TV Networks and producers on digital strategy. @Cat_Schwartz
Robert Maron, New Epic Entertainment. Maron launched Charlie Sheen’s online presence and handles all his social media, estimated by WhoSay at 10M in a year. His accomplishments include: setting up Charlie's verified Twitter account which got 1M followers in it first day, making a Guinness World Record for fastest Twitter account to 1M. Maron arranged a record 6-figure deal for a single tweet, which received more than 95,000 clicks from 181 countries in its first hour. On YouTube, Maron helped Sheen produce a 7-minute video viewed more than 3.5M times at release. Maron created a Facebook fan page, adding another 2.5M fans. Maron received Shorty Awards for Best use of a Hashtag and Best Brand Presence. Maron is also co-executive producer on the new FX series “Anger Management—that has been recently renewed for 90 additional episodes. @BobMaron
Digital Media Management,
Senior Digital Manger. Manages aspects of social media including new digital companies and Facebook fan pages for actresses including Dianna Agron (Glee, and her new web project You Me & Charlie), Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, and Felicity Huffman (What the Flicka). @DM2 @MelodyDarlene
- Moderator: Kevin Winston, Digital LA, CEO / Founder. @DigitalLA @kevinwinston
NOTE: Previously scheduled Greg Grunberg is unable to attend.
CALL FOR SPEAKERS: If u are a celeb or help celebs with their social media, email email@example.com with your descriptions of your cutting-edge social media campaigns in the past year.
- 4-4:30p Check-in and Networking
- 4:30-5:30p Panel and Q&A
- 5:30p- 6p Even More Networking.
We'll be at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, joined by Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber figures from their collection. Lady Gaga is the Queen of Twitter as the #1 Most Followed; Justin Bieber is #2. Panel admission does not include admission the to Madame Tussauds attraction, but you can mention "Social Media Week" all week Sep 24-28 for half price admission.
Parking: Hollywood & Highland, $2 for 2 hours w validation at the H&H concierge. Madame Tussauds does not validate parking.
When & Where
Digital LA is the largest digital networking group based in LA, reaching more than 50,000 professionals weekly via its newsletter and social media. Digital LA organizes weekly panels and mixers for digital professionals, including startup CEOs, VCs and investors, entertainment including Hollywood movie and TV studios, music labels, agencies, video games, VFX, social media, digital advertising, developers, designers, marketing and and more. Digital LA is the founder of Silicon Beach Fest, the original and largest multi-day startup / entertainment conference. Follow @DigitalLA. Digital LA has been recognized by Forbes and the LA Times as keeping LA's tech community together via its fun and friendly events.