Chicago – Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois, 60601
Mashable's second stop on the #Hyatt4Good Tweetup Tour is Chicago.
Congratulations: We’re also supporting and celebrating the August launch of Sevans Strategy, a Chicago-based public relations and new media consultancy, from Chicago entrepreneur and Mashable guest writer, Sarah Evans.
Each tweetup will feature a local sponsor to help cover some
food/drinks and a cash bar will be available. The style is an informal
mixer for the social media community, and we look forward to meeting
all of you.
About Sevans Strategy:
Sevans Strategy is a Chicago-based public relations and new media consultancy. You won't only learn about new strategies and tools, but how to integrate and customize them with traditional public relations. From speaking and training to implementation, Sevans Strategy is on the cutting edge of all things new media. Learn how to sustain online visibility and connect with your customers like never before. Tell your story and get people to answer back with Sevans Strategy.
Thanks to our Local Sponsors:
"TransFS is a comparison shopping site for small business financial services founded by small business owners. The site is currently focused on helping small and medium sized businesses compare and obtain merchant accounts (i.e. credit card processing accounts), which is just too hard to do with traditional methods. TransFS verifies all service providers that provide quotes on the site and compares rates “apples to apples” for the business owners."
"TSS-Radio has been selling the widest selection of satellite radio gear since 2004. With a passion for satellite radio products and programming, we have provided helpful service, fast shipping and a range of parts to over 200,00 happy customers. Last year we received the BizRate Platinum award for excellent customer service and we have a 9.9 rating on ResellerRating.com"
“Marcia Hansen (@marciahansen) is a Marketing Manager in the Direct Marketing group at Allstate responsible for social media marketing. In addition to acting as editor for VehicleVibes.com, she is the voice behind the Allstate Twitter channel (@allstate) and manages the company’s Facebook Fan page, as well as other Allstate social media initiatives, including FrienderBenders.com, a user-generated content site about bad driving habits and Allstate Updates where visitors can get all the info about Allstate they want to blog, tweet and share.”
Other #Hyatt4Good Tweetup Tour Dates:
- Denver, Thursday, August 6th, 2009
- Los Angeles, Friday, August 7th, 2009
- DC, Thursday, August 13th, 2009
- Boston, Friday August 21st, 2009
- Also check out the Social Good Conference: August 28th in NYC
Each stop, 100% of all ticket sales are being donated to our Summer of Social Good Charity Fund:
Four Critical Causes, Four Charities, One World.
The Summer of Social Good is an online charitable
campaign to raise funds online through the power of Social Media and
the Internet. Now is the time to act by spreading awareness and
donating to one fund that benefits four major organizations who affect
policies that have profound impacts on the world. Please help out @WWF_Climate, @OxfamAmerica, @HumaneSociety and @LiveSTRONG.
For more information, visit summerofsocialgood.com
A Special Thanks to Hyatt
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family in 45 countries strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The company’s subsidiaries own, manage or franchise more than 380 hotels and resorts under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz™, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place® and Hyatt Summerfield Suites™ brand names and have additional locations under development on five continents. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
A Special Thanks to the Ford Fiesta Movement
Each location will have local Fiesta Movement Agents at the event and will offer rides/transportation. First come, first served.
“The Ford Fiesta Movement is driven by 100 digital storytellers from across the web. During the month of August, all 100 drivers are donating their time and some money to non-profits and charities in their area. In addition, The Fiesta Movement has partnered with Mashable to support their Summer of Social Good – our drivers will even be in attendance at local events to offer transportation. Follow the Fiesta Movement at FiestaMovement.com.”
Thanks to Skype for the Giveaways
Skype is software that enables the world’s conversations. Millions of individuals and businesses use Skype to make free video and voice calls, send instant messages and share files with other Skype users. Everyday, people everywhere also use Skype to make low-cost calls to landlines and mobiles. Skype will be raffling off a FREETALK wireless stereo headset and a 3 month Unlimited World subscription at each event.
When & Where
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