This is a very exciting time to be a professional communicator. The explosion of social networking, blogs, online video, RSS, virtual communities, widgets and consumer-generated media is forcing all organizations to reevaluate the way they communicate with stakeholders
LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) March 24, 2008
"This is a very exciting time to be a professional communicator. The explosion of social networking, blogs, online video, RSS, virtual communities, widgets and consumer-generated media is forcing all organizations to reevaluate the way they communicate with stakeholders," says Jacqui Chew, Principal, iFusion Marketing, and conference moderator. "This conference is designed to explore the nuts and bolts of social media, with the emphasis on peer sharing, collaborating and building on real world experiences."
"Executing Social Media will deliver practical, how-to take-aways from two-dozen experts and practitioners who are boldly executing successful new media programs today," says John Gerstner, President of the Communitelligence Learning Academy, which is producing the event. Among presenters are PR, marketing and social media luminaries including Brian Solis, Chris Heuer, Phil Gomes, Chris Brogan, Jeremy Pepper, Nathan Gilliatt, Lena West, Linda Zimmer, Sally Falkow, Jake McKee, Jeanette Gibson, Sylvia Marino, Jay Bryant, Aaron Shapiro, Scott Wilder and John Hingley.
Day 1 Keynote George Wright, marketing director of Blendtec, will present a Day 1 keynote and demo titled: Using Viral Videos to Build An International Brand - Cost $50. Day 2 keynotes include Morely Winograd and Michael Hais, co-authors of Millennial Makeover: MySpace, YouTube, and the Future of American Politics; and Peter Shankman, author of Can We Do That?! Outrageous PR Stunts That Work.
The conference will also include a New Solutions Showcase featuring select vendors.
The Communitelligence Learning Academy produces How-to Teleseminars, CDs, workshops and conferences focused on emerging business communication trends and skills. Executing Social Media will give public relations and corporate communications professionals a better understanding of how to integrate blogs, podcasts, social networking and new media into conventional outreach campaigns.