Joint Event With Social Media Breakfast 2/22: Trends for Social Media in 2013 That Matter to Houston
What are the hottest trends in social media that will impact the Houston marketplace and beyond in 2013?
During Social Media Week, we are having a special combined event with Houston Social Media Breakfast and Social Media Clubs to talk about it. We have invited four leaders from small business, government, startups, and energy to talk about how they are succeeding in social media and what they see as the big trends for 2013. Bring your questions and your own perspectives so that we can be prepared for what the year will bring in social media.
When: Friday, February 22, 2013, 8:30 - 10:30 am
Where: Canopy Restaurant, 3939 Montrose Blvd, Houston, Texas 77006 (see map)
Michele Price, Founder, Breakthrough Business Strategies and on-air host of #BBSradio
Daniel Cohen Founder and Lead Writer at RedShift Writing (Small Business perspective)
Justin Concepcion, Communications and Social Media Strategist, Houston Government (Government perspective)
May Borra, Interactive Marketing, Qukku (Startup perspective)
Robbie Wright (Bounce) (Energy perspective)
About Michele Price
Michele Price is a high energy, straight talking speaker, radio host and communication strategist for conference and product launch clients wanting to be seen when it matters, with a Big Digital Splash. As the voice of Breakthrough Business Strategies radio , Michele created a communication hub for businesses both globally and locally.
About Daniel Cohen
Daniel J. Cohen is the Founder and Lead Writer at RedShift Writers. Specializing websites and other digital content, Cohen and RedShift write content that is friendly for both people and search engines.They live to write and write to brand.
About Justin Concepcion
Justin works for the city of Houston in the Mayor's Office of Communications handling social media. He was the chief architect of a social media policy for all city departments using social media.
About May Borras
May Borras has experience in advertising and marketing having worked at ad agencies in both Texas and Colorado on an array of consumer brands. She left the traditional ad world behind to focus on the interwebs – driven by the excitement of infinite possibilities of technology and new industries ripe for disruption.
About Robbie Wright, Chief Executive Officer, Bounce Energy
Robbie has an extensive background in ecommerce and technology development. These skills paired with his vast experience in start-up development and operations have lead to Bounce Energy being one of the top Retail Electricity Providers in Texas. Prior to founding Bounce Energy, Robbie was an early stage employee at Houston start-up WhiteFence, a leading e-commerce comparison shopping marketplace, where he served in numerous capacities over 7 1/2 years, finishing as Senior VP of Operations. Bounce Energy is very active in social media with over 100K facebook fans and nearly 23K followers on Twitter. They also have used their social media presence to benefit nonprofits in their CSR program.