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SocialCrush Launch Event Brings Top Speaker from Facebook for First Ever Appearance in the Carolinas
May 24, 2011 (05:05 PM EDT)


WILMINGTON, N.C., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SocialCrush, a hands-on, interactive social media business conference, will kick off their new 'social business' national conference tour this summer. First stop is Wilmington, NC, at the Wilmington Convention Center, June 7 and 8, 2011.

This launch will also mark the first ever appearance for a top level Facebook manager in the Carolinas. John Yi, Facebook's Strategic Program Marketing Manager, will keynote day one of the event and will also attend some SocialCrush networking events, panel discussions and SocialCrush workshops.

Along with Yi, other national experts presenting and teaching at this event include Ellie Mirman from HubSpot, Kevin Dean from Manobyte and Ty Downing from SayItSocial.

"We're very excited to be bringing this workshop with so many of the industry's heavy hitters to key cities in the U.S.," said Tim Moore, Co-Founder of SocialCrush. "SocialCrush does something no other social media conference does; it provides real help to medium to small business owners and teaches them how to engage with social media and profitably market themselves anywhere on the web."

Sessions will show real business people how they can use Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, social search and mobile efficiently and effectively for business and marketing, as well as the strategies and analytics needed to listen, monitor and grow online brand identity to keep their business ahead of competitors and turn fans into fanatics.

Where: Wilmington Convention Center, Wilmington, NC

When: June 7 & 8, 2011

Instructors: John Yi, Facebook; Tim Moore, SocialCrush; Ellie Miram, HubSpot; Ty Downing, SayItSocial; Kevin Dean, Manobyte; Bryan Kristof, The Marketing Agent[c]

Registration: http://socialcrush.eventbrite.com

*Media: For interviews, press passes, or press coverage of SocialCrush events, please contact our scheduling desk at 1-800-609-0930.

For more information, to host an event for your city, or to be a sponsor, please contact Kelly Burnette, 1-800-609-0930, Kelly@socialcrush.co , http://socialcrush.co  

SOURCE SocialCrush