Social Media Club of Portland Hosts The SOBCon NW Kick-Off at Union Pine
Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
SMC Portland and Citrix's Podio host SOBCon NW’s kick-off! The Social Media Club, Podio and SOBCon NW invite Portland’s entrepreneurs, marketers and business people for an epic night of networking, socializing and learning. Come to Union Pine and connect with local and national thought leaders and strategists. Our speaker, Pinky Gonzales, will share his insight on utilizing social media to leverage successful business strategy.
Open to the public with purchase of ticket. Includes Pinky Gonzales as key-note speaker, beer or wine, and light appetizers.
This event is sponsored by Citrix Podio. Podio is an online work platform for collaboration and project management in one central place with tasks, calendar, contacts, activity stream and more!
Pinky Gonzales lead a decade of innovation in Nashville, TN as a partner of echomusic, a company of 80 that designed and managed websites for a generation of artists, including Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Keith Urban, Korn, Bon Jovi, and many others, along with Fortune 500 companies like GM, Hershey's and Kingsford Charcoal. After selling the business to Ticketmaster in 2007, he began teaching at Belmont University, where he was named the Adjunct Professor of the Year in 2010. Now the Founder of Portland-based Upriver Solutions and Mentor in Residence at the Portland Incubator Experiment (PIE), Gonzales continues his legacy as a marketing strategist, entrepreneur and educator.
SOBCon is the Cirque du Soleil of business strategy events. It's an interactive think tank that moves ideas to action -- packed with business strategies and social media immersion. Limited spaces still available. The theme this year for SOBCon NW is Starting Up Strategically. This is our second year in Portland, and we’ll be meeting in the heart of the city, at the Urban Studio in the Pearl District. To learn more and register, visit www.sobevent.com.
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Social Media Club Portland
Social Media Club hosts conversations that explore key issues facing our society as technologies transform the way we connect, communicate, collaborate and relate to each other. The Club's primary mission is to promote media literacy, promote standard technologies, encourage ethical behavior and share best practices. We are active across the U.S. and Canada and expanding globally.