You definitely won't want to miss the Social Media Breakfast Los Angeles (#SMBLA) inaugural breakfast! Here are just a few exciting things to expect:
- A full, delicious, Venezuelan inspired breakfast will be served! (see menu below)
- Free Parking (woohoo!) & Free WiFi
- Network and mingle with marketers, PR pros, entrepreneurs, bloggers, podcasters, new-media fanatics, future SMBLA speakers and more!
- A presentation by Mike Bonifer about Improvisation for Business in the Networked World
- Meet the LiveWorld team as they join us to celebrate the launch of our Los Angeles chapter.
Join us at the Coupa Café in Beverly Hills, Wednesday, February 9th from 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.!
Here are the details you need to know -
SMBLA Inaugural Breakfast
When: Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 - 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Where: Coupa Café of Beverly Hills
Here are the details you want to know -
What's on the Menu?
A selection of hot and cold items from Venezuelan Arepas filled with eggs, bacon and cheese to pancakes, a granola, yogurt and fruit station, pastries, freshly squeezed orange juice and the special Coupa coffee-- fair trade and organic coffee straight from Venezuela.
About the Venue - Coupa Café of Beverly Hills
Coupa Café is an urban oasis, a lively Venezuelan restaurant featuring a completely new style of international dining which combines the best of Venezuelan dishes with the philosophy of promoting the use of organic and fair trade ingredients. Coupa Café is the only restaurant in the world outside of Venezuela where you can enjoy the nation's shade grown, handpicked, patio sun-dried, super fair trade organic single estate Arabica coffee beans roasted in small batches, along with international sweet and savory delights-- all of which you will be enjoying at the SMBLA Breakfast!
About the Presentation
Mike Bonifer, the author of GameChangers – Improvisation for Business in the Networked World and the co-founder of GameChangers, LLC will share some thoughts on "How Narratives Live in Networks" while you enjoy a delicious breakfast and networking.
In his presentation, Mike will cover:
- Story as the best organizing tool we have
- Linear vs. non-linear narratives, and why each has its place
- Quantum narrative theory, and why it's important to brands operating in the networked world
- Participation vs. Persuasion
- The relationship between the Core and the Edge of an organization in expressing brand narrative.
- Disney and Tron
- Southwest Airlines and a passenger
- Oakley and the 33 Chilean Miners
About Mike Bonifer:
Mike Bonifer is the author of GameChangers – Improvisation for Business in the Networked World,and the co-founder and CEO of GameChangers, LLC, which produces professional development programs that improve communication and foster innovation for its clients.
Bonifer began his career as the publicist on TRON. He was a founding producer for The Disney Channel, and has written, directed and produced hundreds of entertainment and marketing projects in different media for Disney and other major media companies. He directed and produced the award-winning series, The Disney Family Album, and co-wrote and directed the feature film, The Lipstick Camera. In addition to GameChangers, he is the author of the books Out of Bounds – An Anecdotal History of Notre Dame Football, The Art of TRON and The Making of Dick Tracy. In 1994, he produced the web site for Toy Story, which began his exploration of the internet as a communication platform.
About our Sponsor - LiveWorld
LiveWorld is a moderation and community programming agency with a tech-powered human touch: Moderation to protect brands across social channels. Curation, insight, and community programming services for social media loyalty marketing. Advanced tools and applications for scale, global reach, and rich conversational experience.
If you’re as excited as we are that the Social Media Breakfast Club has made its way to Los Angeles, please tell your friends and feel free to reach out to us anytime with social media news, presentation topics, and speakers that you think we should know about!
Looking forward to bringing the L.A. social media community together through SMB!
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Social Media Breakfast Los Angeles (SMBLA)
Social Media Breakfast LA (SMBLA) is a monthly breakfast meetup where digital media experts and newbies alike come together to eat, meet, network and learn. Each month, we bring a new industry expert to share ideas, case studies, and tips on the latest trends in social media. Founded in 2010 by Justin Michael Williams & Jessica Springer, SMBLA hopes to create a solid community that keeps LA on the cutting edge of social media innovation. Connect with us online to get info on our next event!