Calgary Social Media Breakfast

Calgary Social Media Breakfast

May 12, 2011 12:00 ET

Social Media Breakfast Calgary #18 8:30 A.M., Friday, May 20th, 2011 Mount Royal University

From Zero to Engaged: Ten Secrets to Get Your Community Rolling

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 12, 2011) - Join Sarah Blue as she walks through tactics on how to build an online community. Insights include practical to-dos, big ideas and what to do in crisis situations. She'll also share what to do to keep your boss happy, as well as your new community members engaged. If you have any questions you'd like answered, please email her ahead of time at blue@iknowsmartpeople.com.

Seating is limited and fills up quickly so hurry to RSVP your place on Eventbrite.com. The final 50 seats will be released on Friday, May 13th 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: Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning

Mount Royal University

4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

Calgary, AB T3E 6K6 (Google Map)

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When: Friday, May 20th, 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Registration: To register, visit (http://smbyyc18.eventbrite.com/)

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

About the guest speaker:

Sarah Blue

Sarah helps people, brands and organizations connect with the people that matter to them using a combination of social media, community building, blogger outreach and marketing. She travels the world and blogs about music and top 5 lists in her free time. To keep busy, she helps organize local events including DemoCamp, BarCamp, TEDxYYC and The Boys Club. Recently, Alberta Venture named her as one of The Next 10 in their 50 Most Influential People edition.

Email: blue@iknowsmartpeople.com

Twitter: @superblue

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. Beginners to advanced users are all welcome.

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 McQ Design Strategies.

Social Media Conference

Our food and venue this month is generously provided by Mount Royal University, the host of Social Media Shift: Big Ideas for Growing Business. Get practical advice from a variety of dynamic speakers and be inspired about the possibilities of using social media for your thriving business. Follow @MountRoyal4u on Twitter and use the hashtag #MRUshift.

Social Media Shift: Big Ideas for Growing Business

Thursday, June 23, 2011, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning, Mount Royal University

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.

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 and venue is generously provided by Mount Royal University. Special thanks to McQ Design Strategies, Genome Alberta and Marketwire for their continued support of SMBYYC.

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