Social Media Tactics, PR Technologies and Tools Focus of Social Media Summit with Taste of Tech June 3 in NYC

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The discounted rate for PR News' full-day Social Media Summit with Taste of Tech in New York City ends today, May 8. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

PR, marketing, social media and technology are inextricably bound and constantly evolving. Brands and clients are either benefiting from these crosscurrents, are caught in the crossfire—or both. That’s why PR professionals should not miss the highly acclaimed Social Media Summit & Taste of Tech, which will be held on June 3, 2014, at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. Register soon- the early bird rate ends today, May 8.

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At this unique one-day event, attendees will be treated to the brightest minds in social media willing to share secrets and strategies on social media brand leadership. Additionally, as it is difficult to gauge which technologies and services will work best for brands, “Taste of Tech,” a unique element of the Summit, will feature partners who “get PR” and can help make social initiatives more impactful.

Speakers include professionals from such organizations as Mashable, IBM, Los Angeles World Airports, AECOM, Weber Shandwick, PBS, GrubHub Inc., Cisco, CBS News, CareCloud and more. Additionally, Ian Greenleigh, who writes and speaks about changing audience-brand relationships and the radically shifting landscapes of access and influence and tackles this problem head-on in his recently published book, “The Social Media Side Door: How to Bypass the Gatekeepers to Gain Greater Access and Influence,” will present the keynote address. He will share insights and tips to reach your target audiences in his presentation, "How to Connect With the Social Media Audiences That Matter to You Most."

Sessions Include:
The Wake-Up Call for Social Media Leaders: Tech Trends That Will Transform Your Social Media Strategies
Are You ‘LPC’ on Twitter? How to Make Your Brand Live, Public and Conversational
The Digital Life Preserver: Using Social Media During a Crisis
What You Don’t Know—But Should—About LinkedIn, Google+ & Reddit
How Your Brand Can Leverage Direct Messaging Apps Like Snapchat & Instagram Direct
Not Just for b2c Brands: Visual Storytelling with Pinterest & Instagram

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The June 3 PR News Taste of Tech, held during the Social Media Summit and in partnership with, will be a memorable day of learning, networking, sampling and food tastings. There are three sponsorship levels: Bronze, Gold and Platinum. The Platinum is exclusive to one sponsor. Gold and Bronze are on a first come first served basis. To become a sponsor, email Diane Schwartz, SVP and Group Publisher at

The day before the Social Media Summit with Taste of Tech, PR News will be hosting a half-day SEO Workshop. Directly after the workshop on June 2, PR News will be honoring social media bright lights at its Social Media Icon Awards Luncheon from noon - 2 p.m. All three events will take place at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. One- and two-day packages are available. Register today to take advantage of early bird pricing.

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Event Sponsors: Business Wire, Cision, Critical Mention, inPowered and

For more information on the SEO Workshop, Social Media Icon Awards Luncheon of Social Media Summit with Taste of tech, contact PR News' Kristina McHale at kmchale(at)accessintel(dot)com. For sponsorship and exhibit information, contact PR News Vice President & Group Publisher Diane Schwartz at dschwartz(at)accessintel(dot)com.

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