Calgary Social Media Breakfast

Calgary Social Media Breakfast

April 17, 2015 13:07 ET

Calgary Social Media Breakfast SMByyc63 - Confessions of an Ex-Community Manager with Wendy Peters

Social Media Breakfast Calgary #63

8:30 am - 10:30 am, Friday, April 24, 2015

ARCHE loft / Endeavor Arts

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 17, 2015) - Calgary Social Media Breakfast (SMByyc) is pleased to announce the April 2015 Topic: Confessions of an Ex-Community Manager

Wendy Peters will take you through her successes, challenges and learnings while building the Yelp community in Calgary. In particular, this presentation will focus on answering the following:

  • What is the difference between a community manager and a social media manager?
  • What are some common challenges for today's community manager and how do you overcome them?
  • How do you integrate online and offline communities?
  • Where is the line between the community you manage and your personal life?
  • How do you measure tangible growth or success in terms of community management?
  • What are some tips and best practices for building an active and engaged community?

If you are not able to attend, follow and join in on the discussion @SMByyc via #SMByyc63.

Or check out #SMByyc63 Tagboard: SMByyc63_TB

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Seating is limited. Please RSVP at SMByyc63

About the Event

When: Friday, April 24th, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. *presentation will begin at 9:05 am.

Where: ARCHE loft / Endeavor Arts #200, 1209 - 1st Street S.W., Calgary AB, T2R 0V3

Map: GoogleMaps

Registration: Please RSVP at SMByyc63

Cost: There is no fee to attend a Social Media Breakfast.

Parking: Street parking is free until 9am. To give you the opportunity to pay for street parking, presentation will begin at 9:05 am. *will provide more detailed info re parking closer to event.


Wendy Peters

Wendy Peters has been an active member of the social media community in Calgary since its fledgling days in 2008. In fact, she credits her early involvement on Twitter to her previous role with Yelp Calgary. Wendy built the Yelp community in Calgary from the ground up from 2010-2013.

Wendy is also an avid explorer, traveler, volunteer and lover of delicious food and drink. She spent most of 2014 exploring 14 countries across 5 continents and has returned home to Calgary to start her own endeavour called Spirit of the Wench. It is the only Canadian-centric spirits and cocktails guide sharing tips and insight from hospitality professionals, teaching cocktail classes and highlighting trends, products and events across the country.

Twitter: @Wendy / @spiritofwench


Instagram: @Spiritofwench

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Venue Sponsor: ARCHE loft / Endeavor Arts & Event Space

ARCHE loft is a clean makerspace & Canada's First Wearables Lab with an in-house popup cafe. You can see and learn directly from local makers and field experts on 3D printing, wearable technology, R&D on custom motorbikes for women, leather and textiles, photography, art & design and cocktails.

Maria Elena Hoover, Managing Director / Business/Chief Encouragement Officer

Twitter: @ARCHEloft / @endeavorarts




Phone: (403) 532-7800

Breakfast Sponsor: Social Summit

The Social Summit is Calgary's ultimate social media, marketing and PR workshop series for business and non-profits. Lead by Kelly Doody (Daily Ink Media & PR) and Mike Morrison (Mike's Bloggity Blog), it's packed with helpful learning sessions and panels featuring insightful industry leaders! The Secrets to Business Superstardom takes place on April 28th, and then the Social Summit will return in November with three new workshops!

Michael Morrison, Co-Creator

Kelly Doody, Co-Creator

Twitter: @SocialSummitCA



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Special THANKS to our ongoing event sponsors for their continued support of Social Media Breakfast…

Communications Sponsor: Marketwired

(403) 266-2443


Equipment Sponsor: Matrix Video Communications

(403) 640-4490


Video Sponsor: Calgary Video Creator

Travis Cross

(403) 796-9200


Website Sponsor: Full Blast Creative

Michael Wynn


Website Sponsor: Inkplot Creative

Crystal DeCnodder


Photography Sponsor: Carol Rioux

Carol Rioux


Photography Sponsor: SDL Photo

Denis Semonov


Sponsor: SOS Charging Solutions

Joel Olandesca

(587) 755-9355


Co-Founder: Donna McTaggart

@donnamct / @kaosbiz

We Invite You To Become A SMByyc Sponsor

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About SMByyc

The SMBYYC houses an open environment to share today's best and worst examples of social media, as practiced by individuals, industries and organizations in Calgary and around the world. Guest speakers share their experience and expertise of social media use, followed by an opportunity to network with a community of like-minded individuals.

Please follow @SMByyc. This will allow you to connect with all Calgary Social Media Breakfast followers.

Committee Members:

Donna McTaggart: @donnamct

Catherine Saykaly-Stevens: @CatherineNetWeb

Laura Istead: @DiscoverGreen2

Terry Lo: @calgarydreamer

Brooke Boser: @BrookeBoser

Jessica Clark: @JemilyClark

James Higgins: @JamesHiggins82

Jordan Boyd: @smeducator

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