VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 27, 2012) - Social Media Week Vancouver invites media to attend the Social CEO's Leadership Summit and the Dragons' Den Social Summit tomorrow to round out a week of social media programming located throughout the city.
WHAT: Social CEOs Leadership Summit
WHEN: Friday, September 28th - 10:00 am - 12:15 pm
WHERE: CBC Studio 40 - 700 Hamilton St
WHO: Peter Aceto (CEO, ING DIRECT), Eric Weaver (SVP Social Strategy, Mediabrands/Spring Creek Group), Shane Gibson (Chief Social Officers, Socialized! Agency)
WHAT: Dragons' Den Social Summit
WHEN: Friday, September 28th - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WHERE: CBC Studio 40 - 700 Hamilton St
WHO: Jim Treliving (CBC Dragons' Den - Dragon), Bruce Croxon (CBC Dragons' Den - Dragon), Molly Duignan (CBC Dragons' Den - Producer), Danny Robinson (Co-Founder & CEO, Perch), moderated by Shane Gibson (Chief Social Officers, Socialized! Agency)
Hashtags include: #smwvan #SMW12 #SMWorange #smwsocialceo and #dragonsummit
The full list of Social Media Week Vancouver events can be found here. SMW Vancouver is sponsored by ING DIRECT and Marketwire and organized by Socialized! in partnership with the BC Chapter of the American Marketing Association.
About Social Media Week Vancouver
Social Media Week (SMW) is a global platform that connects people, content, and conversation around emerging trends in social and mobile media. After a successful inaugural year in Vancouver, SMW Vancouver (SMWV) aims to advance the understanding of social media's growing role in society in Vancouver and around the globe. Social Media Week Vancouver is organized annually by Socialized! Agency Ltd. and this year is sponsored by ING Direct and Co-hosted by the BC Chapter of the American Marketing Association.
For more information, please visit: www.socialmediaweek.org/vancouver
About ING DIRECT
ING DIRECT is Canada's leading direct bank with over 1.8 million Clients and close to $40 billion in total assets. ING DIRECT is the bright way forward in everyday banking for Canadians, offering value added, simple products such as high interest savings accounts, including TFSAs, GICs and RSPs with no fees or service charges, low rates on mortgages and a no-fee, daily chequing account that actually pays interest. Low cost, index based mutual funds are sold through ING DIRECT Funds Limited. ING DIRECT has been operating in Canada since 1997, and paid more than $5 billion in interest to Clients. ING DIRECT is open for banking 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at ingdirect.ca, on mobile devices at m.ingdirect.ca or by calling 1-800 ING DIRECT (1-800-464-3473). They are on twitter at @OrangeYVR.
Socialized! is a Vancouver based social media agency servicing clients throughout North America and internationally. Founded by Anthony Caridi and Shane Gibson their mission is to help you effectively integrate and profit from social media by fully equipping your organization with the tools and the know-how for social media engagement and success.
The Socialized! methodologies are based upon Shane Gibson's no-nonsense process on getting Sociable! from his two books Sociable! How Social Media is Turning Sales and Marketing Up-side Down and Guerrilla Social Media Marketing co-authored with Stephen Jagger and Jay Conrad Levinson respectively.
For more information, please visit: www.socialized.me
The BC Chapter of the American Marketing Association (www.bcama.com) has been the province's leading marketing source since 1955. With close to 500 members, the BCAMA is a non-profit association made possible by a dedicated team of volunteers including Board Members, Committee Members and Sponsors. As one of the most highly regarded chapters in North America, the BCAMA was awarded with the prestigious international "Chapter of the Year" in 1995, 1996, "Chapter of Excellence" in 1997, and special merits in both 2004 and 2006. They are on twitter at @BCAMA.