April 09, 2009 09:00 ET

IABC Presents Communications Kung-Fu and Social Media

Tips, Tricks and Case Studies

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 9, 2009) - Editors note: There is a photo and a video associated with this Press Release.

Ever wonder how the flurry of social media tools such as Twitter, StumbleUpon and Del.lic.ious can help your marketing or communications campaigns? Have you asked yourself what are they? How do they work? How are others using them? Come out to this highly informative social media event hosted by IABC/BC to keep current with what's new, what's dead and what matters in the world of social media and constantly changing user-generated content.

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2009

Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Location: UBC Robson Square - C130, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC

Click here to Register by Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 12pm or call 604.878.1320.

Darren Barefoot, social media expert and founder of Capulet Communications, will introduce attendees to the latest social media channels, and demonstrate how they can be used in their communications activities. Mr. Barefoot has spent the last decade working for technology companies in Canada and Europe and updates his blog with current social media information. He regularly speaks about marketing and Web 2.0, and has been quoted as an expert on social media by CBC, BBC, Wired magazine and The Wall Street Journal among many others. The session will feature plenty of real-world tactics that attendees can take away with them to apply immediately in their line of work.

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is a global network of communication professionals committed to improving organizational effectiveness through strategic communication. The BC Chapter of IABC is one of 105 chapters worldwide and is the third largest chapter in Canada. With more than 600 members from the Lower Mainland business communications industry, the chapter has an international reputation for progressive, professional communication.

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