How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through.
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
MARCH 4, 2010
Did you know that there are other hotels beyond the Hyatts, the Hiltons, the Omnis, the Sheratons, and the Marriotts of the world in NYC? When you go to a conference in Manhattan, you probably seek out hotels that you’ve also heard of. How does one small hotel possibly compete with these hotel franchises? Roger Smith Hotel NYC. Is it even possible?
State of Search 2015 Conference
JULY 8, 2015
As a co-founder of the Dallas/Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association, I highly recommend that you plan attend the State of Search 2015 Conference , being held in Dallas on November 16th and 17th, 2015. The State of Search 2015 Conference will be the best one yet. There are simply no other conferences that offer the quality of speakers and the quality discussions for the price.
Conference Spotlight: Build Grow Scale LIVE
MARCH 30, 2015
If you’ve seen my extensive list of over 120 business, online marketing, and and tech conferences for 2015 , you know there are a LOT of events out there to choose from. Build Grow Scale LIVE is a conference for anyone who wants to earn their income online. Topics covered at this conference include the following. Build Grow Scale LIVE in a Nutshell. When and Where.
4 Technology Conferences to Create Your Traveling Schedule for 2013
JANUARY 11, 2013
Whether your interest is in the world of gadgets, or strictly corporate technology, the many upcoming tech conferences give each of us the opportunity to be better at everything that we do for both work and play. When and Where: The Park Plaza Hotel in London, England will play host to the 2013 version of the Technology Frontiers event from March 5-6, 2013. 3.
Social Pros 11 – Vanessa Sain-Dieguez, Hilton Hotels
Convince & Convert
APRIL 12, 2012
Our friend, Vanessa Sain-Dieguez from Hilton Hotels is going to join us in a little bit. Vanessa Sain-Dieguez, Hilton Hotels @vsdieguez. Certainly hotels are probably in the same ballpark as airlines in terms of people’s visceral reactions, both good and bad. Tell them the boutique hotel that you would tell your best friend to stay at.” Listen Now. Eat it.
An Open Letter To Conference Organizers
APRIL 12, 2011
Dear Conference Organizer, It's rare that you will get a letter from someone like me. speak professionally at over 60 events per year, due my industry involvement I also help to organize a handful of high-profile events every year and, top of that, I am a willing, happy and paying participant at many conferences per year. In the past, there were many great conferences that simply struggled with their marketing and positioning. Lately, I've been to several conferences that have been marketed so well that the actual content did not live up to the marketing of the event.
Big Boulder Conference and Why You Should Care About Social Data Ethics
JUNE 6, 2016
This year, Big Boulder Initiative will hold its annual conference on June 23-24 at the beautiful St Julien Hotel and Spa, centrally located in the heart of historic downtown Boulder. Whether you are a data scientist, a publisher, an academic, or work with and utilize social data, this conference is for you. Data Enablement: Quality and validity of data. Why Do We Care?
Virtual Conferences: Advantages That You Should Know
OCTOBER 3, 2012
If you are thinking about going virtual with your next conference, take the time to understand the advantages, and how it can empower your membership engagement strategy. With virtual conferences, you leave the cost of airplanes and hotel rooms out of the equation, and allow many people to join you. Can’t Would you plan your 5 year olds birthday party at a night club?
Need Gifts for PR Pros? Here’s 12 of ‘Em
DECEMBER 13, 2013
This conference features an incredible lineup of speakers at a really affordable price. C2: the ColorComm Conference , which is billed as ”defining the future” for women of color in Communication. I’ve been on the ColorComm Board of Advisors since last year, and it is a truly remarkable group, founded and led by the extremely driven Lauren Wesley Wilson. Ken Jacobs.
The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Karen Wilson
JUNE 5, 2015
By Gini Dietrich Four scores and 20 year ago, I met one Karen Wilson in Ottawa at the Social Capital Conference , where I was a speaker. We were, of course, Twitter and Spin Sucks friends, but (as a natural introvert), meeting her for the first time as she drove me from the airport to the hotel was a little nerve-wrecking. But I had no reason to be nervous. She is amazing. Virality.
Dreamforce: A Must Attend Event for Marketers and PR Professionals
SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
Then I realized San Francisco was expecting an influx of nearly 100,000 attendees for the conference. How many attendees do the conferences you typically attend have? You may think that the whole conference is one big product shill for Salesforce, but that is not the case. Conferences Christopher S. produce a podcast and listen to about 16 others each week. Networking.
Howdy From SXSW in Austin, Texas!
MARCH 15, 2011
Currently, she is at the South by Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas, from where she is blogging. Here, you can see some pictures I have taken at the conference. The Conference Center. Social Media 4Chan Austin conference Conference Center Das Stiletto EGOsystem Frog Design GroupMe guest blogger Iben Larsen Mashable Memolane pictures Solis South by Southwest SXSW Texas
How Conference Calling Helps Your Business
NOVEMBER 15, 2010
Conference calling can be beneficial to your business instead of a face to face meeting for several reasons. Travel costs are incurred, as are the external venue costs including the costs and availability of hotel accommodation, subsistence allowance, refreshments at conference and the conferencing facilities themselves. Photo Credit: Skype. For instance, conferencecall.co.uk
The New Business Traveler
SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
Granted, if all you're having is a status meeting, those can easily be replaced by technology, but whether it's a conference, presentation or pitch, no business professional will argue that there is tremendous value in pressing the flesh. still use the carry-on and pay for laundry services at the hotel. Think about it this way: it's much nicer to catch up with colleagues in a different city than ordering room service or eating alone at the hotel bar. conference. The thing is, that technology can now enhance the business travel experience. Never check baggage. amazon.
Future of Brand Experiences: Join #GetRealChat Conversation Live From #AdobeSummit March 23
MARCH 23, 2016
On Wednesday, March 23rd, starting at 3pm pt / 4pm mt / 5pm ct / 6pm et we will be hosting #GetRealChat live from the Venetian hotel and event center in Las Vegas. I’m excited to announce that we have partnered with Adobe and the #GetRealChat Twitter chat is again officially part of the Adobe Summit 2016 event in Las Vegas. The future of marketing is brand experience. GetRealChat.
As TED 2013 Takes Place, Here Are 10 TED Talks To Help You Re-imagine Your Business
FEBRUARY 27, 2013
have been fortunate to have attended the annual conference since 2008. From the hallway conversations, to coffee breaks, dinners, parties and even the people you run into in the hotel gym, TED is an experience that helps businesspeople unlock a new way to think about the work that they do, where they are going as leaders and our collective role in the evolution of the world. conference. It's happening right now. Originally available only online, the speeches are now distributed and broadcasted on TV, radio, podcasts and even on Netflix. Susan Cain: The power of introverts.
Listen up! Here's 10 top snippets from Social Slam!
The New Strategist
APRIL 8, 2013
Speakers did not run back to their hotel rooms or to the airport after their time on stage had concluded. social slam soslam social media knoxville mark schaefer digital marketing events conference branding by Jonathan Barrick. Social Slam 2013 has concluded, and that makes me sad. However, Social Slam 2013 was awesome, and that makes me happy. You’re competing globally.”
150 Bloggers Pack Melbourne Hotel for ProBlogger Training Day
AUGUST 10, 2010
Originally I had thought it would just be a day for 10-15 bloggers gathering around a board room table talking about blogging – but it quickly turned into a sold out training day with 150 bloggers from around Australia (and one from New Zealand) packed into a hotel’s conference room to spend a full day learning about four aspects of blogging. Finding Readers. Monetization.
Can Leaderless Organizations Win?
NOVEMBER 1, 2011
Is there a travel sponsor with a rebate on nearby hotels for those attending from out of town? Those questions are driven by a traditional conference mindset. You're a big boy, call some hotels and negotiate a rate for yourself and for others. conference. Whether it's the Arab Spring , the Tea Party movement or Occupy Wall Street , what is it about leaderless organizations that makes it all seem so strange to us? Prior to that, I had attended some of the initial BarCamp events. The idea of a self-organized event was foreign then. and it's still foreign now. barcamp.
Great event combines my passion for social media and motorcycles
The Way of the Web
NOVEMBER 25, 2011
It runs from Thursday 9th February until Friday 10th February 2012 at The Manor House Hotel in Gloucestershire, and should be a fantastic event as it combines two of the biggest passions in my life – using new technology to benefit businesses and their customers, and motorcycles. events Motorsport speaking conference marketing motorcycle industry seminar social mediaI’m pleased to say that I’ll be one of the speakers at Torque Social , which is a new social media event dedicated to the motorcycle industry. Plus, bikes are cool.
200+ Brilliant Content Marketing World Speakers (and Where to Find them on Twitter)
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
If you’re currently at the conference, give these folks a shoutout and let them (and the social world) know what you think about their talks. 1. Felicia Yukich, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. In the universe of content marketing, few events rival Content Marketing World currently happening Sept. 8-11 in Cleveland. Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler. 2. Mike Agron, WebAttract. 5.
SXSW: Mark Zuckerberg Keynote (the edited liveblogged version)
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
MARCH 10, 2008
It’s been an incredibly busy and physically taxing few days (with little hotel internet and no real opportunities to sit down and edit posts), so you’re seeing yesterday’s keynote today (and numerous other posts to be put on this blog in the upcoming days). Brian Solis has written a very good piece on Sarah after spending hours speaking with her about the backlash. world.
Everything you ever needed to get started with Twitter
SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
Many people we talk to actually need to start practicing with Twitter because it’s part of an overall buzz-building strategy around an upcoming conference. Here are some good slightly more advanced tips from Jeff Hurt for you to keep in mind as you’re getting ready for the conference. Twitter Conference Primer: Part 1 – Preparing For The Event.
The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JULY 29, 2010
actually had a client call me out on stage once, in front of like 800 people at a conference, in an attempt to pay me a compliment. Reply Jim "Genuine" Turner July 30, 2010 at 12:50 pm Yemi, That reminds me of the “Boiler Room when Ben Affleck has everyone in the conference room. Yet with social media, there’s a perception that it’s easy to score freebies. Failed?
The CiscoLive Experience
MAY 27, 2014
In fact they over-prepared, including having network access points in nearby hotels like the Mariott where people were holding one-on-one meetings. When was the last time you went to a tech conference and had the network not only stay up but be able to transfer large packets if you wanted to? I just got back from #CiscoLive last week. Man, what an event! Pretty freaking awesome!
Putting Customer First in Practice: a Humble Example
MAY 2, 2012
As I am writing this, I’m sitting in a hotel room, wrestling with deadlines and taking care of some last-minute preparations for our annual Fusion Marketing Experience congress. Somewhere else in the same hotel are the speakers. Asking questions – the right ones So, Kristin is a speaker at the conference. In the first place people attending the conference. Knowledge.
Is Customer Service a Part of Your Marketing Budget?
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
Follow me here: You land in Los Angeles for a conference. You drop your bags off at the hotel, and you’re hungry. You look online, and Facebook, knowing full well that you’re in LA, and for what conference, says “Hey, Michelle! The hell with TripAdvisor’s hotel reviews, and screw Yelp’s restaurant reviews. Here – I’ve highlighted it for you above. Why is this huge?
The Niche Of Things And Other Stuff
MAY 16, 2013
When was the last time you went to a conference and took twelve pages of detailed notes? This past week, I spent two days locked in the financial district of New York City at the Mirren New Business Conference. This was my second time attending the conference (I went the year before last), and it was one of the best professional development things I have ever done for myself. You probably have not heard of Mirren or their conference. The conference is geared towards those who work on business development in marketing, advertising and communications agencies.
3 New Social Media Features to Consider for Your Brand
Ignite Social Media
MAY 23, 2016
Showcasing a feature in your store, hotel, property, or of your product. Consider Facebook Live if your brand is: Conducting a Q&A or press conference. Implementing new features on social media can be an intimidating task to take on. Could this work for my brand? How much will this cost? How will my audience react? Is this why I’m getting snaps of puking rainbows? Facebook Live.
Subtext: “Real” Listening in Social Media
OCTOBER 20, 2011
returned a couple of nights ago from the PRSA 2011 International Conference in Orlando, Fla. It was lovely; I got to catch up with so many of my friends whom I don’t get to see except at this conference, make several new ones, and also meet Bill Dorman and Adam Toporek for the first time (we recognized each other immediately across a crowded room, how cool is that?). Burke.”
The Moments That Made Social Slam 2013 Momentous
APRIL 18, 2013
Do you remember how I told you, when I was at the 2012 PRSA International Conference, what really made it special was the “off-conference” time I got to spend with people ? This doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t attend any conference sessions. Brian Vickery) If budget limits you to one social media conference, then I encourage picking Social Slam. 0. 0. 0.
#FollowFriday: Abbie Fink
JUNE 24, 2011
But, that first night, he had an executive committee dinner and I was stuck, alone, in the hotel. So for me to call a stranger, in her hotel room, and ask her to dinner was HUGE for me. I am so glad I did. I met Abbie Fink in Naples (Florida, not Italy), gosh, four years ago? He suggested I call Abbie to see if she wanted to have dinner with me. On Tuesdays they provide a tip.
7 Reasons To Attend The Next AllFacebook Expo
JULY 7, 2011
Todd Tweedy, AF Expo moderator (l) and Stewart Quealy, Director of Content, Events/Conferences at Mediabistro.com (r). I had the benefit of experiencing this conference as an attendee and speaker. The four conference tracks included Pages & Places , Commerce & Monetization , Applications & Credits as well as Advertising & Targeting. While search came up (as it should have) and Twitter was discussed briefly, the conference was all Facebook. Smaller conference means better access to speakers. This is a conference I highly recommend.
5 Luxurious Technology Events for this Autumn
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
Enjoy cocktails, good conversation and plenty of networking opportunities with others in the field at Lean Kanban Conference that will be held in Paris this October. Take advantage of the many floor shows, stage shows, large exhibits, glamorous hotels and casinos at Tech Mentor Events that will be on Redefining The IT Classroom, and will be held at the Tropicana. Captivate Conference.
The Words and Behaviors that Undermine Your Leadership
JUNE 9, 2015
went back to my hotel room, at 11:00 PT, and fired off an email to the offending parties. ” He used to shut down his computer, turn off his office lights, and say goodnight to everyone before heading to a first floor conference room to finish his work. And, because of Randy, I see certain things in other executives that makes me want to pull my hair out. Honestly speaking.
Samsung Threatens Bloggers and Provides a Valuable Lesson
SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
So Samsung launches this program in India and invited some bloggers to cover the IFA Conference in Berlin, in exchange for an all expenses paid trip. In the bloggers’s minds, they were going to cover the conference, which meant they could attend the conference, walk the show floor, talk to other vendors, and go back home to India with lots of content for their blogs.
Build Memorable Stories And Infectious Customer Experiences
OCTOBER 27, 2011
Never lose sight of what matter at the foundational level. I’m amazed at the great lengths that brands will go to with their marketing without paying the slightest attention to the foundation of great word of mouth and, really, all marketing – the story and customer experiences. I was in San Francisco last week to speak at the “Socialize” Conference.
On Twitter, Social Listening and Southern Hospitality
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
So, for a small amount of tweeting I got an incredible experience, and from that incredible experience the restaurant got not only this blog post and some tweets, but me using its a case study in two training sessions with the attendees of the conference. The entertainment on the first night was a dinner at Art Smith’s Atlanta destination restaurant Southern Art and Bourbon Bar. Oh my.
3 Hashtag Search Tools That Are Crazy Easy to Use
MAY 4, 2016
If you are looking to incorporate social media into your event , you’ll need to consider including a branded hashtag in your event strategy. I’ve been involved in digital conferences like SEJ Summit and Social Tools Summit — and monitoring hashtag activity during and after the events was crucial. Here are three hashtag search tools that are crazy easy to use! 1. Keyhole. Hashtracking.
Tech and sanity – You can have both!
OCTOBER 21, 2014
take conference calls on the treadmill, in a hotel lobby, at a conference or sometimes on my horse. Skype -Video, conference calls and texting world wide. So if you’re wondering how I can hike and kayak, travel for speaking gigs, ride my horse, attend conferences and still get my job done, it’s the tech and an awesome team that enables me to work smarter!
How to Create a Pinterest Place Board for An Event
FEBRUARY 6, 2014
So when they announced Place Pins at the end of November, of course the first thing I thought was “this could be cool for an association’s annual conference.” Then the holidays came and went, and I didn’t have time to try it out, but finally got to try it and I think it’s pretty cool. // Follow AOTA Inc’s board AOTA 2014 Annual Conference & Expo Places of Interest on Pinterest.
We Interviewed 75 Top Social Media Marketers. Here’s What They’re Working On, Today
JUNE 16, 2016
Sophie Fryer , Tribal Group – Promoting our company conferences (both in July) and getting as many attendees as possible. Amanda Perino , Hotel V – Developing engaging content streams across all social media channels. I consider myself a pretty lucky guy. Well, I’m happy to change that. Today’s biggest social media projects. Growing an audience. Event planning.
How I Am Finding Value Using Foursquare
APRIL 22, 2014
Then what value does checking into the gym, a conference or a vacation bring? There are check-ins at other gyms, as well, from when I traveled back to Connecticut for Thanksgiving or to places such as Las Vegas or San Diego for conferences. As I sat in my car trying to catch my breath following a gut busting workout, I opened my phone and checked in on Foursquare at the gym. Events.