Upcoming 2011 Social Media Conferences & Events (March 2011)

 Featured Events 

This weekend conference, April 1-3, 2011, aims to bring together studentseducators,
and professionals to learn from each other and with each other about what’s next in education. Topics will cover a wide range of issues at the intersection of educationinnovation, and social media, including what’s happening in classrooms now, what’s coming next, and what’s happening in fields such as advocacy, international affairs, politics, and more.

 Social Media Camp is a one day education and networking event for the local community of social mediaprofessionals and those seeking to learn social media in a high energy, collaborative environment. The main focus of Social Media Camp is to provide a low cost opportunity for the unemployed and underemployed to learn core social media job skills that will help them find a new job, or get ahead in the job they have.

Our very own, Founder & President of Social Media Club, Kristie Wells will be presenting at Social Media & Community 2.0 Strategies which is a unique event that focuses on the business value of social media for established brands, as well as entrepreneurial companies. It brings together community experts with lines of business leaders who are using social media strategically to drive their business.

From setting the strategy, to operationalizing it, to measuring the results – this event is a high-level overview of the Social Media & Community space.

Here are more Conference & Events to pencil in from Social Media Club partners, some may be extending our Social Media Club members discounts,

PR Newswire, in cooperation with the Business Development Institute, presents the Silicon Valley B2B Social Communications Leadership Forum, a gathering for senior marketing and communications executives from major B2B brands in the Bay area. We will focus on case studies and examples of how leading B2B organizations connect with customers, prospects, employees, partners, and the media through social communications.  

Case studies will be presented by Matt Ceniceros, Director, Media Relations, Applied Materials and Petra Neiger, Senior Manager, Social Media Marketing, Cisco.  The case studies will be followed by a moderated panel discussion and a lunch at moderated roundtables.  The B2B Social Communications Leadership Forum will take place on April 19, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The Santa Clara Marriott in Santa Clara, CA. For additional information and registration, please click here to visit the event website.  Use promo code SMC for a discounted rate of $85.

The SF MusicTech Summit brings together visionaries in the music/technology space, along with the best and brightest developers, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, journalists, musicians and organizations who work with them at the convergence of culture and commerce. We meet to discuss the evolving music/business/technology ecosystem in a proactive, conducive to dealmaking environment. 

  • May 20-22, 2011 – SheCon (Weston, FL USA)

SheCon ’11 will focus on the theme “Foundations,” with beginner, intermediate, and expert presentations that give attendees a new way to look at the foundations of their industry – from technical presentations on Search Engine Optimization to expert speakers presenting on topics ranging from social media ethics to managing online privacy. Our speakers are some of the best-known and highly-regarded experts in their fields, and will offer newbie bloggers and seasoned pros interactive and educational sessions that will leave them with a new understanding and appreciation for the importance of their voices and outlets in the ever-evolving social media landscape

Check out what more than 450 attendees raved about after the first Social Media Camp Victoria, BC. They host two jam packed days committed to the Social Media exploration, sharing and learning with a double-shot of networking.

  • September 26-27, 2011 – Health 2.0 (San Francisco, CA USA) 

Health 2.0’s original tag line of ‘user-generated healthcare’ contains the germ of a compelling idea—patients are using new tools to guide their own care. And now those tools are starting to integrate with the health care system. Doctors, patients, and health care organizations are all starting to use a new generation of online and mobile technologies which are fundamentally changing the way health care works.

The Health 2.0 Conference is the leading showcase of cutting-edge technologies in health care, including Online Communities, Search and lightweight Tools for consumers to manage their health and connect to providers online.

  • October 9-11, 2011 – BOLO 2011   (Tempe, AZ USA) Discount Code: $100 off registration upon calling.

Join 200 of your advertising and PR agency friends at BOLO 2011. This event champions the marketing stalwarts, showing you how to leverage today’s digital marketing trends and technologies for economic advantage. Hear from industry thought leaders such as Scott Stratton, President of UnMarketing, and Jay Baer, author of The Now Revolution. From analytics and targeting to social media and agency management, the topics are cutting-edge and chosen to help your agency stay ahead of the curve in digital.

Join Social Media Club Founder, Chris Heuer at Social Media World Forum and two days of interactive & engaging conference featuring leading key figure keynotes, brand case studies, topical Q&A and debates, exhibition hall, workshops and networking.

SMWF is continuing to evolve with our aim to deliver an event which is second to none, ensuring our audience receives the maximum potential from attending our shows. New for 2011 we have introduced panel discussion formats, tweet up panels, on stage interviews, open ‘Q&A’ portions, audience sourcing debates and break-out group discussions allowing for you to explore in-depth the key social media platforms, and how they can enhance your marketing.