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Dress for Success Vancouver

3 Mar


On March 7th, 2013, Dress for Success Vancouver will host IMPACT: An Event for Change, the organization’s annual major fundraising event. Once again, this year’s event will take place at the prestigious Rosewood Hotel Georgia.

The evening presents a mix of philanthropy and entertainment – guests have the chance to win special door prizes, bid on exciting live auction packages and try their luck to win an irresistible raffle prize, all while enjoying fine wines and hors d’oeuvres and hearing inspirational stories from the women of Dress for Success Vancouver.

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Happy Super Bowl Sunday!

3 Feb

Happy Super Bowl Sunday! The San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens face off in the 2013 Super Bowl today.

  • Teams: San Francisco 49ers VS Baltimore Ravens
  • Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Date: Sunday, February 3, 2013
  • National anthem: Alicia Keys
  • Halftime performance: Beyonce

Who do you predict is going to win Super Bowl XLVI?

Superbowl Sunday 2013

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PR News’ Digital PR Next Practices Summit

21 Dec

Digital PR

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | San Francisco

The Early Bird Rate Ends Feb. 6! 

Register for PR News Digital PR Practices Summit Now!

Bonuses for Attending:

Samples of Social Media Guidelines
10 ‘Who’ Questions to Ask in Social Media Crisis Planning
Tip Sheet: An 8-Step Process to Proving ROI for Your Social Program
Certificate of Attendance
Workbook & Attendee-Only Access to Speaker Presentations

Earn 4 points toward your
PR News Certificate in Social Media

Join us in San Francisco on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, for the Digital PR Next Practices Summit, PR News’ annual one-day immersion in the digital communications best practices that help drive organizations’ reputations, media profiles and profitability.

You’ll get the how-to’s, real-world examples and nuts-and-bolts practical advice in using social channels to connect with journalists and win positive coverage, launch a content marketing strategy and gain visibility in search engines, apply visual storytelling practices to your communications efforts, make Twitter the center of your digital communications efforts, navigate the effects of Facebook’s latest EdgeRank algorithm and much more.

Be sure to also register for PR News’ half-day SEO Workshop, which will take place the day before the Digital PR Summit on Feb. 26.

Don’t miss these keynote speakers-  Register Today!

Amy Africa
CEO
Eight By Eight
@amyafrica
Andy Smith
Co-Author, The Dragonfly Effect
Principal, Vonavona Ventures
@kabbenbock
You’ll become an expert in:
  • The New Basics of Digital Communications
  • How to Use Visual Storytelling to Connect Your Brand With New Audiences
  • Boost Your Reach on Facebook With Content the News Feed “Likes”
  • How to Make Twitter Your Brand’s Secondary (or Even Primary) Online Home
  • Content Marketing: Socialize Your Content and Reshape the Role of PR
  • How to Move Your Online Visitors to Action
  • Measure the Effectiveness of Your Social Media Programs
  • Build the Relationships With Journalists on Social Channels and Get Positive Coverage
  • Why Didn’t I think of That? 15 Unique Digital PR Ideas in 30 Minutes

Sponsored by:

Business Wire

Speakers:

You’ll get checklists, case studies and practical tips from media relations and digital PR experts. Even more important, you’ll walk away with a greater understanding of how media relations best practices now encompass brand storytelling, audience engagement and real-time crisis management.

  • Amy Africa, CEO, Eight By Eight
  • Eliza Anderson, Global PR Manager, Intrepid Travel
  • Chris Brooks, Manager, Social Engagement, Hilton Worldwide
  • Jennifer Burnham, Director, Social and Content Strategy, Salesforce.com
  • Jake Gasaway, Co-Founder and Director of Business Development, Stitch Labs
  • Karl Gude, Graphics Editor-in-Residence, Michigan State University School of Journalism
  • Krisleigh Hoermann, Social Media Strategist, American Heart Association
  • Chad Melton, Manager of Digital Media, Ingersoll Rand
  • David Patton, Vice President, Editor-in-Chief, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide
  • Victor Reiss, Manager, Digital and Social Channels, Corporate Communications, FedEx Services
  • David Sommers, Director of Public Affairs, Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office
  • Andy Smith, Co-Author, The Dragonfly Effect, Principal, Vonavona Ventures
  • Shane Steele, Head of Global Sales Marketing, Twitter
  • Jim Wilkinson, EVP of Communications, PepsiCo
  • Esmée Williams, Vice President, Brand Marketing, Allrecipes.com
Agenda:

Agenda:

8:00 – 8:20 a.m. Breakfast & Networking
8:20 – 8:25 a.m. Opening Remarks by Diane Schwartz, SVP & Group Publisher, PR News and Steve Goldstein, Editorial Director, Events, PR News
8:25 – 8:45 a.m. Opening Keynote Presentation: The “Dragonfly” Model of Social Media Communications
8:45 – 9:15 a.m. The New Basics of Digital Communications
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. How to Use Visual Storytelling to Connect Your Brand With New Audiences
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Boost Your Reach on Facebook With Content the News Feed “Likes”
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Networking Break
10:45 – 11:15 a.m. How to Make Twitter Your Brand’s Secondary (or Even Primary) Online Home
11:15 – Noon
Content Marketing: Socialize Your Content and Reshape the Role of PR
Noon – 12:15 p.m.
Networking Break
12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon and Keynote Presentation: How to Move Your Online Visitors to Action
1:30 – 1:45 p.m. Networking Break
1:45 – 2:30 p.m. Measure the Effectiveness of Your Social Media Programs
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Networking Break
2:45 – 3:30 p.m. Build Relationships With Journalists on Social Channels and Get Positive Coverage
3:30 – 4 p.m. Why Didn’t I Think of That? 15 Unique Digital PR Ideas in 30 Minutes

Register Now

Register for PR News Digital PR Practices Summit Now!

MarketingSherpa’s Email Summit 2013

20 Dec

Join us in Las Vegas on February 19-22, 2013, at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino for MarketingSherpa’s Email Summit 2013 – the largest vendor-neutral, research-based email marketing event.

Our last Email Summit was attended by more than 700 of the industry’s best marketers, and we plan to accommodate an even larger crowd in 2013. We have a full slate of sessions aimed at overcoming your top email challenges with case studies, quick win clinics, bonus sessions, expert panels and more. Here are just some of the many topics covered:

  • Email innovation
  • Data management
  • Content creation and creativity
  • Personalization
  • Segmentation

Just Announced: Keynote Speakers

This year’s Summit will offer more than 30 new sessions on practical email marketing tactics, knowledge and expertise that you can use to get ahead – and stay ahead – of your competition. Our keynote speakers include:

Jay Baer Jay Baer is President of Convince & Convert, and author of The Now Revolution: 7 Shifts to Make Your Business Faster, Smarter and More Social. Baer was named as one of America’s top three social media consultants by Fast Company, and has helped leading brands craft and implement winning social strategies.
Dr. Flint McGlaughlin Dr. Flint McGlaughlin is the managing director and CEO of MECLABS. His work has won multiple awards and he has been quoted in more than 13,000 online and offline sources. He frequently teaches on email testing, messaging and optimization. His organization has partnered with key market leaders including The New York Times, Microsoft Corporation and Reuters Group
Matt Bailey Matt Bailey is the founder and president of SiteLogic Marketing. With more than 15 years in the Web marketing industry, Bailey excels in combining his marketing background with programming know-how to help companies create comprehensive strategies that improve Web presence and conversions.

See What’s New for 2013

New Hotel
This year we are moving to the elegant Paris Hotel and Casino. Experience everything you love about Paris, right in the heart of The Strip. You’ll find about the same passion, excitement, and ambiance of Europe’s most romantic city, in the entertainment capital of the world. With exciting nightclubs, pools, a world-class spa and a shopping, the Paris has all the amenities you need.
Live-Testing & Quick Win Clinics
Roll up your sleeves and get ready to experience email testing from a whole new angle. All attendees will participate in an email test, including design of treatments, test launch, tracking results, data analysis and next steps. Not to mention quick win clinics offering new ideas for immediate ROI.
Beginner and Advanced Tracks
Whether you’re just beginning and want to learn the basics or need advanced guidance and want to taking your marketing to the next level, we can help. Choose from multiple track sessions on automation, testing, conversion, personalization, list management and many more.
New Bonus and Roundtable Sessions
Take a deeper dive into mobile marketing, content creation, social marketing, email + CRM, and many more. Each attendee will get the opportunity to sign up for multiple bonus sessions and participate with their peers in roundtable discussions on critical email topics.
All-new Case Studies, Keynotes and Panel Discussions
More than 20 new case studies will be presented, covering the latest email trends, war stories and lessons learned, by your peers and mentors (past speakers include marketers from Microsoft, Marriott, Copyblogger, Eloqua, ExactTarget, Cisco Systems, among many others).

Results and ROI are what matter at Email Summit 2013

Here are just a few of the many reasons you should attend:

  1. Interactive, How-To Training Sessions on email and social media integration, mobile, list growth tactics, relevancy, mobile, deliverability and measurement.
  2. Latest 2013 MarketingSherpa Email Research and Benchmark Data on spending, tactics, conversion rates, budgets and more.
  3. Interactive Panel Discussions with subject matter experts on optimizing your email program, increasing ROI, creating relevant contagious content and more.
  4. Extended Face-to-Face Networking opportunities with seasoned professionals, trainers and peers over meals, breaks and receptions.
  5. Proven Email Strategies, campaigns and tactics you can immediately apply to get more done with fewer people, less time and more limited budgets.
  6. Interaction with Colleagues sharing successful campaigns and tactics to inspire and hone your marketing skills.
  7. Become a Certified Professional by taking a pre-and-post Summit workshop taught by email experts, who provide a proven methodology with step-by-step tactics on how to maximize your email results.

The Sherpa team has spent countless hours meticulously reviewing speaker applications to verify that the content they present is relevant to your needs, practical to implement and proven in the real world. What you will hear at Email Summit 2013:

  1. Real Stories: While our competitors are publishing vendor whitepapers as articles, we’re collecting and providing information the old fashioned way – with a team of full-time reporters and writers.
  2. Real Experience: Sherpa has, by far, the largest library of proven case studies (1,590 and counting), from the SMBs to the Fortune 500.
  3. Real Samples: We feature a library of creative samples (more than 3,200) that serves as a marketer’s dream swipe-file for generating the next “big idea” for your company.
  4. Real Numbers: Sherpa’s renowned research team continues to produce leading primary studies, surveys and tests investigating what works – and what doesn’t — in email marketing.
  5. Real People: Our community of industry experts and real-world marketers contribute their experience at MarketingSherpa Summits, online roundtables and Web events throughout the year.

You’ll leave the Summit armed with practical, new email marketing tactics, knowledge and expertise that you can use to get ahead – and stay ahead – of your competition.

Reserve Your MarketingSherpa’s Email Summit Ticket

Inside Social Apps #ISANYC

26 Nov

December 3, 2012
New York City

Register for Inside Social Apps 2012

About The Conference

Inside Social Apps is San Francisco’s largest conference dedicated exclusively to the emerging social apps industry. Join us in New York City’s Silicon Alley on December 3 for our first-ever East Coast edition of the show.

This industry-facing conference takes a deeper, more focused approach to discussing the topics and events that directly impact social app developers, marketers, investors and platform operators. In the past, Inside Social Apps San Francisco has enjoyed audiences of up to 1200 attendees spanning a range of professionals from all branches of the social apps industry. Our intimate panel and fireside chat sessions draw some of the brightest and most active minds in social app development. Among their peers, these visionaries share concrete data and relevant experience that directly impacts the evolving shape of the industry on social media, mobile and open web platforms.

We invite you to view our agenda and speakers list for the upcoming Inside Social Apps New York for an idea of what to expect from our East Coast debut. We look forward to seeing you December 3.

Follow the conversation #ISANYC

Speakers

Mathieu NouzarethCEO, FreshPlanet
Matthew CullenPresident and Chief Business Development Officer, RocketPlay
David ChuDirector of Developer Marketing, GREE International
Jeremy ToemanCEO, Dijit Media
Jon SiegalFounder and CEO, Fan Appz
Jeff HymanCEO, Idle Games
Doug ScottVP of Marketing & Revenue, ngmoco
Josh HubballHead of Business Development, App.net
Mike FoleySVP of Corporate Development, Electronic Arts (EA)
Wilson KriegelFormerly CRO, OMGPOP/Zynga Mobile
Maya GrinbergChief Evangelist, Wildfire
David BerkowitzVice President of Emerging Media, 360i
Mike LeeSenior Director of Corporate Development, Happy Elements
Chris AkhavanVP and GM of Partnerships and Strategic Operations, Tapjoy
Davin MiyoshiVP of Social Games, GSN Digital
Matthaus KrzykowskiCo-Founder, Xyologic
Robert WinklerCo-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, 5th Planet Games
Jude GomilaCo-Founder, Heyzap
Eric TileniusExecutive-in-Residence, ScaleVP
Jamie ConroyDirector of Social Product, TripAdvisor
John GetzeVP of Product Marketing, KIXEYE
Kathleen De VereWriter, Inside Network Blogs
Ross RubinResearch Director, Inside Network
Hussein FazalCEO, AdParlor
Ben LiuChief Operating Officer, Pocket Gems
Brittany DarwellLead Writer, Inside Facebook
AJ GlasserManaging Editor, Inside Network
Rick ThompsonGeneral Partner, Signia Venture Partners
Eric GoldbergManaging Director, Crossover Technologies
John SpinaleSenior VP of Social Games, Disney Interactive Media Group
Mike SegoCEO, Gaia Interactive
Atul BaggaSenior Analyst: Video Games & China Internet, Lazard Capital Markets
Mike ThompsonLead Writer, Inside Social Games

Myles Kleeger

Vice President, Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Inside Social Apps 2012

Take Your Marketing From Good to Great

13 Nov

 

Register now!

A Virtual Event Powered by the Marketing Nation

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Time: Open from 8am – 2pm PST; Sessions from 9am – 12:30pm PST

What makes some marketing teams good and others great? Let the Marketing Nation show you!

The Marketing Nation helps you plug into a powerful network of ideas, experts, and integrated solutions. Join us for this upcoming virtual event to access tips from 40+ marketing experts on how you can:

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Discover what it takes to succeed and how your company can take advantage of proven marketing approaches and technologies.

Take your marketing from good to GREAT >>

SOURCE: Marketo

Power of Community: Executive Briefing

9 Nov

Power Of Community - Executive Briefing With Gillian Muessig Co-Founder & President Emeritus, SEOmoz

Overview

Power Of Community – Executive Briefing With Gillian Muessig Co-Founder & President Emeritus SEOmoz
4th of December 2.00pm – 5.30pmThe Meeting Room at GLG, Gerson Lehrman Group, 850 3rd Ave and 51st Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10022
Business is powered by Community

More and more businesses are acknowledging that a strong, engaged community is a vital driver of growth. They deliver a range of advantages that include:
  • brand recognition and acceptance
  • reduced marketing costs
  • actionable insight and data
  • engaged and enthusiastic customers

But communities are not easy to generate, they require a range of tools and processes to be successful.

We have an amazing opportunity to meet and talk with Gillian Meussig who has created one of the most successful business communities of the last few years. SEOmoz has recently been valued at $100 million, it’s a great example of what a community – run well – can achieve. Gillian Meussig, Co-founder of SEOMoz is going to be in London and we are inviting a small audience of just 20 senior marketers to spend an afternoon in her company.

Topics
Gillian will discuss how to:
  • Increase sales & customer retention
  • Provide a clear road map to success in building your own loyal brand community

What You’ll Learn -

  • The nature of brand communities and how to build your own company community
  • What drives a community to action and how to assure that your community remains actively engaged over the long term
  • What to say to your community… and what not to say
  • Which social media platforms to use to communicate with and build your community
  • How to find initial members to seed your community
  • How to expand your community
  • The value of marketing to a community instead of to a general audience
  • How to track the value of your social media community over time

REGISTER for Power of Community

SOURCE: Digital Doughnut

SOcial Media 2 Support Sales

8 Nov

B2B Marketing - marketing research, best practice, social media marketing

This session gets behind the hype of social media marketing for the business-to-business marketer.

By mapping specific social media tools and techniques against a considered buying process, you can confidently assess and select the right mix for your organisation.

Understanding how to reach the right people, at the right time, with the right material has always been the key to successful marketing. This session shows you how to complement your traditional marketing mix with the right social media elements to support every step of the sales pipeline. Critically, it will give you the framework you need to justify your investment in social media.

Interact with other attendees as well as marketing strategist, Bryony Thomas, to make sure you’re able to see how this applies to your business, as well as see what others are doing with social media to support sales in their organisations.

You will leave this session with:

  • A clear understanding of the steps in a considered purchase.
  • A framework to select appropriate social media tools and techniques.
  • A template social media activity plan that supports the sales pipeline.
  • A clear rationale for selecting and investing in social media.

Who should attend:

This course is suitable for anyone who is responsible to putting together, and justifying, a social media marketing strategy for their business. It is particularly relevant to marketers who directly support a sales team, or whose organisations are heavily sales driven. Sales & Marketing Managers, Marketing Executives, Social Media Executives and business owners.

SOURCE: B2B Marketing

Best Companies to Work for in B.C. Awards Gala

31 Oct

Awards Gala & Networking Event!

Join us on November 28, 2012 at this exciting awards evening as we reveal the Best Companies to Work for in BC 2012 winners.  Network with 500+ business professionals and celebrate with the finalists and winners.  Plus, hear John Herdman, head coach of the Canadian Olympic women’s soccer team speak on leadership, overcoming adversity and team building!

Keynote: John Herdman

John Herdman turned a team many once called a “struggling squad” into one that captured the hearts and minds of Canadians when they lost to the U.S. in overtime in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games and then won the bronze medal against France.  John stresses the importance of developing a high performance culture, learning to overcome adversity with grace, and the role of leaders in inspiring trust, confidence, and success, whether it’s on the field, in the workplace, or in the home.

Event Details

Date: November 28, 2012, 5:30 pm
Where:  Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Format: Cocktail reception with Cabaret style seating

Tickets

Via BCBUSINESS

 

Digital Leaders Banquet

18 Oct

Following on from the success of the Digital Leaders Spring Banquet we decided to make Digital Leaders Banquet a biannual event.

The concept of the Digital Leaders Banquet is to bring together senior marketing decision makers from Client, Agency and Supply side for an afternoon of fun, fantastic networking and fine dining.

The Digital Leaders Banquet is an amazing networking opportunity for all attendees. To maximise on this opportunity and to make sure you meet as many of the attendees as possible we will be moving you a couple of seats between courses. In addition to this we’ve created time before and after the banquet for drinks and networking, providing you with more face time with the high calibre people you will meet.


Agenda

1.00pm – Arrive, Welcome Drinks Reception (Sparkling Wine, Beer, Soft Drinks, Juices)
2.00pm – Sit Down For Banquet
3.30pm – Speaker
4.00pm – Post Banquet Drinks Reception, Networking & Follow Ups
5.00pm – Depart
Previous Attendees

  • MD, Bayler & Associates
  • Producer, Vermillion Films
  • Business Development, ExactTarget
  • VP Sales UK & Ireland, Scanbuy
  • Managing Partner, Hometown
  • Partner, Deliver Me Mobile
  • Head Of Business Development , uberVU
  • CMO, uberVU
  • Director, Mardevdm2
  • Co-founder, COO, StrategyEye
  • Engagement Director, Last Exit
  • Project Director, Last Exit
  • Account Director, OBAN Multilingual.
  • Chief Commercial Officer, Mindshapes Ltd.
  • New Acquisitions Sales , Peer 1
  • CEO, Razorfish
  • MD, Peer 1
  • MD, BJL
  • Sales Director, sentiment metrics
  • CEO, Stimulation Ltd
  • Managing Director, Sentiment Metrics
  • Planning Director, SapientNitro
  • Managing Director, Lapis Angularis
  • COO, Brandwatch
  • Managing Partner, Codegent
  • Head of Account Management & Service, Six Degrees Group
  • Group Sales & Marketing Director, Six Degrees Group
  • Managing Director , Techdept Limited
  • CEO, Locayta
  • Managing Director, Huthchouse Ltd
  • Creative Director, Hutchhouse Ltd
  • Managing Director, Stream Comms Ltd
  • Chief Executive, PharmiWeb Solutions
  • MD, Ultra Knowledge Ltd.
  • MD, TAMBA
  • CEO, TAMBA
  • Managing Director, Make It Rain
  • Director, Governor Technology
  • Founder, Foviance
  • Group Account Director, Foviance
  • MD, Xcite Digital
  • Strategy Director, Vivid Lime
  • Business Development Director, Organic Development Ltd
  • MD, b more creative
  • Managing Director, Marketing Services , Fortune Cookie
  • Head of Software & Services, Google
  • MD, BJL Group
  • Commercial Director, DC Storm
  • Founder, Switch Communications
  • Managing Director, Big Dot Media Ltd
  • Agency Chairman, Quirk
  • CEO & Founder, Code Computerlove Ltd
  • Head of Business Development , Harvest Digital
  • Head of Digital, The Marketing Store Worldwide
  • Managing Director, New Brand Vision Group
  • Commercial Director, Emap Limited
  • Head of Websites, HSBC
  • Marketing Director , Microsoft
  • Chief Executive, Reading Room Ltd
  • Director, Econsultancy
  • CEO, Rocketer
  • Creative Director, Rewind FX
  • Editor, New Media Age
  • CEO, E2 Publishing
  • Director Of Content & Communities, E2 Publishing
  • Commercial Manager, E2 Publishing
  • Director Of Resourcing , E2 Publishing
  • Chairman, E2 Publishing
  • EU Director of Sales & Client services, Wildfire Interactive Inc.
  • Senior Director of Digital Marketing, Adobe
  • Director, Radicle Consulting Ltd
  • Director, Adthena
  • Managing Director, Stepping Stones Consultancy Ltd
  • Director – Brands and Agencies, Outbrain
  • Account Director, bpi.
  • COO, bpi.
  • CEO, bpi.
  • Chief Executive, Bright Blue Day Ltd
  • Managing Director, Farm Digital Ltd
  • VP Global Digital Marketing , Warner Music Group
  • CEO, iTrigga
  • MD, Blueleaf

Via  Digital Marketing LinkedIn Group

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