Edmonton Social Media Breakfast

Edmonton Social Media Breakfast

November 23, 2010 12:30 ET

Social Media Breakfast Edmonton #1

Connecting the Edmonton online and social media community through networking, coffee and breakfast.

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 23, 2010) -

Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this Press Release. 

McQ Design Strategies is pleased to introduce the first Social Media Breakfast, Edmonton chapter next Friday, November 26, from 8-10 a.m. Already a staple social media event in the Calgary online community, Social Media Breakfast brings together both beginners and experts to share today's best and worst practices.

Join us as we celebrate Edmonton's first Social Media Breakfast with guest speaker, Trevor Turnbull. A sports enthusiast at heart, Turnbull is a sports marketing consultant who has worked with both the C.F.L and N.H.L. With Grey Cup action just around the corner, Turnbull will profile how social media is impacting the sports industry through case study examples.

Come early and plan to stay after to meet others and share new ideas of understanding and using social media. Marketers, PR pros, entrepreneurs, bloggers, podcasters, new-media fanatics and online social networkers are all welcome to attend.

Event Information:

Where: CBC Centre Stage - Edmonton City Centre Mall

When: 8:00-10:00 a.m., Friday, November 26, 2010

To register, visit http://smbyeg1.eventbrite.com

There is no cost to attend this event.

Abouth the Guest Speaker

Trevor Turnbull has a diverse background as a successful business owner, business development professional, sports marketing and social media consultant, multi-media producer, professional speaker and trainer. 

Turnbull's passion for sports marketing began while consulting with the CFL's Calgary Stampeders, where he spearheaded the development of an award winning social media driven website- StampsConnect.com.

His previous experience include working with the NHL's Washington Capitals, 2009 Grey Cup Festival, 2010 World Jr. Hockey Championships, University of Saskatchewan Huskie Hockey, and the 2010 Night of Champions hosted by Damon Allen and Kidsport Calgary.

About T3 CONNECT Sports Marketing

T3 CONNECT is a passionate team of Sports Marketing Pros. We help athletes, teams and sponsors influence, inspire and connect to their audience with measurable, integrated marketing solutions.

Our unique approach combines traditional, emerging and social media to enhance existing sales & marketing efforts and generate new revenue opportunities.

About SMBYEG

The SMBYEG houses an open environment to share today's best and worst examples of social media, as practiced by individuals, industries and organizations in Edmonton 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 a dozen cities around the world. The Edmonton chapter of the SMB was started by Scott Baird of McQ Design Strategies as a place for social media enthusiasts to discuss effective practices and new techniques.

We thank CBC Edmonton, Genome Alberta and Marketwire for their exceptional support of SMBYEG.

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Contact Information

  • McQ Design Strategies
    Scott Baird
    Creative Integrated Marketing Manager
    403-291-5503 or 403-561-1133
    Scott@McQDesign.ca
    or
    McQ Design Strategies
    229, 1935 - 32 Ave NE
    Calgary, AB T2E 7C2
    www.mcqdesign.ca

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