The Social Media Club in UAE Celebrated the Community Manager Appreciation Day

The Social Media Club in UAE Celebrated the Community
Manager Appreciation Day

Heba AlSamt: “community managers are the hidden soldiers of any company or organization, and they
deserve appreciation”

Monday 26th of January 2015, the Social media club in UAE celebrated the International community managers appreciation day as a way to pay tribute to all the people that are behind the scenes of thriving online communities, and fronting their companies. Many Social media specialists, professionals, and industry leaders attended the event to share and spread knowledge and best practices.

The event started by a key note speech conducted by the club training and content director Ibrahim Al Badawi who have highlighted the value of the community and what it takes to build one. Followed this the commercial director of SocialEyez Marwan el Nemr were he shared tips on how to build a winning team of community managers.

The talks followed by a panel discussion about handling social media in crisis. The panel been conducted by Marwan AlNemr, Alaa Zaydan, Odai Meri, Lana EzAldin and moderated by the club president Heba AlSamt.

A session about social media case studies is then conducted by the club marcom director Asma Aljanahi aiming at inspiring the social media professionals for new ideas.

If you have missed the event have a look on the club social media pages for videos & photo coverage (@SMCUAE), you can also find interesting information in the even official hashtag #SMCUAEMeetUp. On this occasion, Heba AlSamt the president and founder of the club stressed that the role of the club is to create a mechanism and platform to exchange information and best practices as well as organizing such meetups and sessions to raise awareness in this digital era, noting at the same time that there is a great responsibility on the club’s board members to create a platform that will benefit individuals in the social media field. The club board of directors in UAE are Lewa Abukhait the strategic partnerships directors, Ibrahim Elbadawi the trainings and content director, Saeed AlNazari the events director, Asma AlJanahi & Sara Shabana the marcom directors, and Ayman Itani the memberships director.

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