Calgary Social Media Breakfast

Calgary Social Media Breakfast

October 10, 2013 14:31 ET

Social Media Breakfast Calgary, SMBYYC, To Outsource Or Not To Outsource Social Media For Your Company

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 10, 2013) -

Social Media Breakfast Calgary #45
8:30 am - 10:30am, Friday, October 18, 2013

The Calgary Social Media Breakfast (SMBYYC) is pleased to announce the October Topic:

The Big Question: To Outsource Or Not To Outsource

Should your company's social media message be shared by internal employees or outsourced to an external expert?

Sean Sandhurst, manager of content and social media marketing at Postmedia Network Inc., will discuss the best social media platform for your business, offer strategic questions every company should address before making the decision, and offer examples of past success and failures.

Presentation items include:
Pros and Cons for: Marketing / Sales / Operations / Communications
Pros and Cons for: Short term versus long term
Possibility of using both internal and external
What is right for your business? What questions should you ask?
Examples of past success and failure

Post discussion, Sean will answer audience questions in an interactive Q&A.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP at

About the Event
When: Friday, October 18, 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. **presentation will begin at 9:00 am
Where: Headspace
1817 10th Avenue S.W. Google Map to Headspace
Registration: To register, visit (
Cost: There is no fee to attend a Social Media Breakfast.
Parking: 2 hour parking on 10th Avenue, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am-6:00 pm
All day parking on 11th and 12th Avenue
Five minutes from Downtown - Headspace is only one block from the new Sunalta LRT station, the first station out of Downtown on the new West LRT line.

About the Guest Speakers:

Sean Sandhurst

A strategic and creative manager with a proven track record and over fifteen years of digital experience, Sean is the manager of content and social media marketing at Postmedia Network Inc. A social media champion, Sean has harnessed the power of branding through content marketing, Social Media, SEO, SEM and UX campaigns that have achieved their corporate goals. He has worked and trained a variety of businesses from waste management, restaurants, advertising and even imports and exports! Sean loves his family, the West Coast, kayaking, paddle-boarding and is an ultimate Frisbee fanatic.

Sean Sandhurst Manager, Content and Social Media Marketing
Postmedia Network Inc.

Please Support Our Generous Sponsor...

Breakfast Sponsor: CI2 Group Inc.

Ci2 is the technology partner that you've been looking for. Since 1994 the Ci2 team has consistently delivered the technical & creative solutions necessary to thrive in our connected age.

Trust & Excellence are the trademarks of our team as we put people first, embrace new technology, and continually strive to exceed expectations.

Scott Garner

Venue Sponsor: Headspace

Welcome to a different kind of creative thinking space.

Headspace aids in the exchange of ideas by providing the most flexible, supportive meeting space in Calgary. By removing physical and organizational barriers, Headspace promotes dialogue, ignites collaboration and inspires creativity.

Laurel McMath, meeting organizer
Special THANKS to our ongoing event sponsors for their continued support of Social Media Breakfast...
Communications Sponsor: Marketwired
(403) 266-2443
Equipment Sponsor: Matrix Video Communications
(403) 640-4490
Video Sponsor: Calgary Video Creator
Travis Cross -
(403) 796-9200

We Invite You To Become A SMBYYC Sponsor

For about $350, your organization can get some fantastic exposure at the events and online. It is an inexpensive way to get quality back links to your website.


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.

Follow @SMBYYC

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

Committee Members:

Donna McTaggart: @donnamct

Mike Spear: @mikesgene

Catherine Saykaly-Stevens: @CatherineNetWeb

Des Nwaerondu: @AdvisorDes

Crystal DeCnodder: @Pistol_Crystal

Kaela Caron: @Kaela_Jo

To add your name to mailing list:
Email your email address to:
(You will receive email with a link to the #SMBYYC Press Release to sign up)

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