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Dachis Group

March 08, 2012 09:07 ET

Dachis Group Kicks Off 2012 Social Business Summit Global Series in Austin

World's Biggest Brands Convene to Explore the Growing Impact of Social at Every Level of the Organizational Chart

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Mar 8, 2012) - Dachis Group, the world's leader in Social Business solutions, announced today the kickoff of the third annual Social Business Summit global series, taking place in Austin, Texas at the W Hotel.

Social Business Summit 2012, a global invitation-only series hosted and curated by Dachis Group, explores the most current ideas in Social Business thought leadership, fosters an ongoing dialog among participants, and engages other Social Business practitioners in real-time at day-long events around the globe.

"Our goal is for attendees to leave the Social Business Summit 2012 armed with practical insight relevant to every organization," said Jeffrey Dachis, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Dachis Group. "We view these events as a crucial part of engaging the Social Business ecosystem in a meaningful dialog around the issues senior executives and practitioners are facing as larger and larger investments are made in the Social Business marketplace."

Bringing together practitioners, thought leaders, and industry experts for a series of Social Business keynotes, speakers for the Austin Social Business Summit include Altimeter Group's Jeremiah Owyang, David Armano with Edelman Digital, IBM's Sandy Carter, NBC Universal's Melissa Lavigne-Delville, Clara Shih with Hearsay Social, and Peter Kim and Dion Hinchcliffe, co-authors of the upcoming book Social Business By Design. For the current roster of global Social Business Summit 2012 speakers please visit

Social Business Summit 2012 locations and dates include Shanghai on April 18th, Rio de Janeiro on May 9th, Berlin on May 23rd, London on June 21st, Singapore on July 26th, and New York on September 12th and are presented with Social Business Summit 2012 Exclusive Presenting Sponsor, IBM. For more information and to request an invitation, visit us at

About Dachis Group

Dachis Group powers the design, development, management, and measurement of Social Business performance for the world's leading brands through a combination of Dachis Group's proprietary big data social analytics, SaaS based social intelligence data services, and the world's leading Social Business solutions group.

Dachis Group develops and maintains the Social Business Index, providing ongoing real-time ranking, analysis, and benchmarking of Social Business performance for over 30,000 companies and over 35,000 brands in near real-time.

For powerful brand-based social performance measurement, insights, and optimization, Dachis Group measures social media's impact on brand performance through SaaS-based Social Performance Monitor.

As one of the largest Facebook® Preferred Developer Consultants, through Dachis Group and subsidiaries, Dachis Group has recently launched over 500 custom Facebook® applications, tabs, and Facebook® connect integrations for global clients on the world's largest and fastest growing social network.

The company serves global brands worldwide including clients Disney, Estée Lauder, Hewlett Packard, IHG, Kodak, Nestlé, Nokia, and Target with a network of offices in 13 cities in seven countries, employing over 250 professionals.

Dachis Group hosts an ongoing series of annual Social Business Summits, exploring the most current ideas in Social Business thought leadership, fostering ongoing dialog among participants, and engaging other Social Business practitioners in real-time, in-person, day-long events around the globe.

Dachis Group also operates and manages the Social Business Council, the largest peer-to-peer knowledge-sharing community for active Social Business practitioners.

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