SMC Greensboro Kick Off
Monday, August 2, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)
Love social media or looking to learn more? Come check out the Social Media Club! Our goal is to provide a fun atmosphere to learn and share about
social media and its practical applications.
This is the first official meeting of the Greensboro chapter of the Social Media Club. Anyone is welcome to attend, just be sure to reserve your seat because seating is limited!
ADMISSION: Events are free to attend but we stronly encourage you to bring a can of food, to be donated to Urban Ministries.
LOCATION: Tex and Shirley's at Friendly Center
SPEAKERS: Our August speakers will be sharing their expertise on using social media in business.
John Cass / Head of Digital Marketing / Pace Communications, Greensboro, NC
John has more than 20 years of marketing and digital marketing experience. A pioneer in the industry, he has been responsible for directing and managing social media campaigns from blogs to online communities to Twitter. He has provided digital and social media services for diverse brands such as Spherion, Forrester Research, Portent Interactive and Backbone Media. John is the author of Strategies and Tools for Corporate Blogging, published in 2007, a frequent blogger at http://pr.typepad.com and is a Founding Fellow of the Society for New Communications Research, a nonprofit think tank on how social media is being used by business, the media and society.
Nathan Gilliatt / Principal / Social Target, Apex, NC
Nathan Gilliatt is the principal of Social Target, a research and consulting firm that helps companies establish social media and customer intelligence and analytics capabilities. He is one of the world’s leading experts on social media analysis and the author of the Guide to Social Media Analysis http://www.socialtarget.com/research , the worldwide buyer's guide to tools and services for listening to social media. In his latest report, he reviewed 21 software platforms that companies can use to establish their own listening capabilities. Nathan blogs at The Net-Savvy Executive http://net-savvy.com/executive/ and runs Social Media Analysis http://socialmediaanalysis.com/ , the industry portal for social media intelligence and analytics.
Alicia Miller Corbett / Senior Editor / Pace Communications, Greensboro, NC
Alicia has been part of the Pace Communications team for 13 years, in roles including senior editor of United Airlines’ Hemispheres, editor of Seminole Player’s Life, executive editor of USAA Magazine, editorial director of Legacy Publications, and executive editor for Verizon Wireless. She joined Pace after completing her B.A. magna cum laude at UNC-Chapel Hill in Radio, TV, and Film, and her Masters degree at UNC-Greensboro in English: Writing and Editing. Her writing and editing background also includes work for nonprofits, trade magazines, websites, and advertising agencies.
See you there!