Social media pros, authors and leaders to "educate" at one-day conference
Thursday, February 16, 2012
(New York, NY - February 10, 2012) Digital Brand Marketing Education (DBMEi), a not-for-profit educational resource for business owners and professionals, is presenting Social Media Action Camp on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at the Roger Smith Hotel at 501 Lexington Ave from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event is part of Social Media Week, which will be taking place in 21 cities across the globe from February 13th - 17th.
Social Media Action Camp is a one day conference designed to provide a digital communications learning environment for small business owners, social media enthusiasts and entrepreneurs. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn and directly ask questions from leading experts including representatives from Google, StumbleUpon, Constant Contact and Klout about the latest emerging trends in social and mobile media across all industries.
Social media marketing experts will cover important topics including branding, marketing, sales, networking and social media. Each session has a clearly stated sets of learning outcomes to keep the sessions on track and meet the expectations of the attendees. The keynote address will be given by David Mathison, founder and Managing Director of the Digital Media practice at Chadick Ellig, a premiere executive search consultancy named by Business Week as "one of the world's most influential headhunters." Mathison's book, BE THE MEDIA, was featured in The New York Times after he pre-sold over 5,000 copies in 11 days via his website, Twitter, and Facebook. Lisa Burns of Corning will present about the effective use of online video. A recent Corning video received over 17 million views. The Social Media Camp teacher lineup includes:
David Mathison, Founder & Director, Digital Media Practice at Chadick Ellig - Keynote
Lisa A. Burns, Director, Corporate Marketing & Branding, Corning
Anthony Napolitano - Director, StumbleUpon
Garth Holsinger - VP Global Sales & Business Development, Klout
Ellen DePasquale - Director, Constant Contact
Nathan Latka - CEO, Lujure
Dupleep Wijayawardhana - CEO, EmpireAvenue
Jeff D. Goldberg - President, JG&A;
Mardy Sitzer - President, Bumblebee Design & Marketing LLC
Amy Vernon - VP Strategy, Hasai
Jeff Ogden - Host MAD Marketing TV
Basil C. Puglisi - Executive Director & Publisher, dbmei.com
David Meerman Scott - Author, The New Rules of Marketing & PR
Bill Corbett Jr. - President, Corbett Public Relations
Maria Prieto - CEO, The Hispanic Network
General admission including breakfast and lunch is $99 and $39 for students. For more information about the Social Media Action Camp or to register, please visit www.smac2012.com or the Social Media Week Event Page for more information call (631) 909-7360.