Calgary Social Media Breakfast

Calgary Social Media Breakfast

April 07, 2011 12:01 ET

Social Media Breakfast Calgary #17 8:30 A.M., Friday, April 15th, 2011 Melrose Cafe and Bar

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 7, 2011) - We have all witnessed the amazing impact social media can have on businesses and organizations, for both employers and employees. How to Avoid Social Media Disasters presented by Michelle Berg, CHRP, will demonstrate how little moments online can impact organizations negatively and how employers and employees can protect themselves from embarrassment, from losing clients and their jobs or even potential lawsuits. 

Book your place on Seating is limited and fills up quickly. Advance notice is given to @SMBYYC Twitter followers with more seats released on Friday, April 8th at 12:00 PM. (Registration will be taken at the event.)

Stay after the discussion to network and share ideas in the realm of social media. Marketers, PR pros, entrepreneurs, bloggers, podcasters, new-media fanatics, and online social networkers are all welcome to attend.

Event Information:

Where: Melrose Cafe and Bar - 730 - 17th Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta. (Google Map)

When: Friday, April 15th, 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Registration: To register, visit (

Cost: There is no fee to attend Social Media Breakfasts. 

About the guest speaker:

Michelle Berg

Michelle Berg, CHRP is the President of Elevated HR Solutions - an HR Outsourcing Company that takes HR out of the business. She not only credits Social Media for the major success of her company in less than 6 months, but also says that Social Media represents almost 30% of her business when it comes to policy design. Using real life situations from her business, the Calgary marketplace and international examples, you will see why it's important to set the stage early for yourself when it comes to engaging in Social Media. Follow @ElevatedHR on Twitter.


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.

The SMB was founded by Bryan Person in August 2007 as an event for social media newbies and experts to come together to eat, meet, share and learn. The breakfast series began in Boston and has now spread to more than three dozen cities around the world. The Calgary chapter of the SMB was started by Scott Baird of McQDesign Strategies.

Follow @SMBYYC

Please follow @SMBYYC and the SMBYYC Twitter list. This will allow you to connect with all Calgary Social Media Breakfast followers. 

We Need Presenters and Sponsors!

If you would like to present, sponsor a future breakfast or just connect, please feel free to contact any of the SMBYYC committee members:

Alex Poda - @LexPoda

Scott Baird - @mediapirate

Mike Spear - @mikesgene

Roger Kondrat - @west17media, @roger

Amanda Matchett - @chett12, @podiumventures

Donna McTaggart - @donnamct

Eric Vondran - @nscafe, @dheadspaceb, @reviewskawphy

John Bardos - @smbyyc, @smbyeg @ideaeconomy, @jetsetcitizen 

Please Thank Our Sponsors

Our food sponsor this month is Mark Brennan of Servus Credit Union (Follow @YYCMortgageGuy on Twitter.) The venue is provided by Melrose Cafe and Bar. (Follow @MelroseRedMile on Twitter.) Special thanks to McQ Design Strategies, Genome Alberta and Marketwire for their continued support of SMBYYC.

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