Socialized! Ltd

June 28, 2011 17:02 ET

Socialized! Ltd Secures the Bid to Host Social Media Week in Vancouver Sept. 19-23, 2011

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 28, 2011) - Co-Founders of Socialized! Ltd, Anthony Caridi and Shane Gibson have announced that they will be hosting Social Media Week September 19-23, 2011 alongside Beirut, Berlin, Bogotá, BuenosAires, Glasgow, Los Angeles, Milan, Moscow, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Vancouver, BC will be the only Canadian City participating.

Social Media Week is a global event celebrating the Social Media achievements /success /and integration of Social Media at a local level.

"Social Media Week's mission is to explore how local and regional societies, cultures, and economies are becoming more integrated & empowered through a global network of communication."

With multiple events being hosted in multiple venues city wide, there will be numerous opportunities to get involved. Interested parties may apply to host an event; volunteer or become a sponsor. The Socialized! Ltd team has set a goal to host 30+ events during the 5-day period in as many different sectors as possible.

In order to achieve their goal, the Team has assembled a highly accomplished Advisory Board to provide the much needed introductions to their business networks, access to sponsorship dollars, industry leading speakers, and of course, vital mentorship to make this event a success:

Chris Breikss Co-Founder and Director of 6S Marketing - Creator of Ideas On Tap

Meena Sandhu Manager at ING DIRECT & Marketing strategist

Lindsay Smith Chief GSD (Video and Online Marketing Expert) at Video Drive Thru

Stephen Jagger Owner of 3 businesses: Ubertor; Outsourcing Things Done and Reachd

Michael Jagger Owner of Provident Security and Co-Founder of Just The Bill

Francis Hui Marketing and Public Relations at Downtown Suites Ltd and Lifestyle Director FHS Events

Amir Novin Director of Development at Make-A-Wish Foundation BC Yukon

Jeff Booth President and CEO of Build Direct

Caroline Clapham Associate at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin Law Practice

Cybele Negris Co-Founder/President Webnames.ca

David Doyle VP Sales at Simply.ca

George Moen President Blendz Coffee

Vinetta Peek CMA (Hon.) Vice President Programs & Marketing Certified Management Accountants Society of British Columbia

Gus Fosarolli Senior Client Relations Manager for Marketwire

Kemp Edmonds Trainer at Hootsuite

Mike Desjardins Driver at Vertis

Robert Lewis President & Editor-in-Chief at Techvibes Media Inc.

and Rebecca Bolwitt Owner of Miss 604

The Socialized Team include Shane Gibson, Anthony Caridi, Teri Conrad, Jonah Lewis, Dave Macdonald, Rina Chong & Marc Smith of Amuse Consulting.

For more information please visit www.socialmediaweek.org/vancouver or @SMWVAN, @Socializedltd, or on Facebook.

Socialized! Ltd is Vancouver's Social Media Marketing Agency helping your organization be fully socialized and independently able to navigate and prosper within the social web. Our processes and 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.

Socialized! delivers a variety of solutions that help organizations harness the power of social media including assessments, training and coaching by our team or social media presentations at conferences by our Chief Social Officer Shane Gibson.

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