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SocialMediaPlus 2011 Social Media Conference Announced
Jul 22, 2011 (03:07 PM EDT)
Registration opens for Philadelphia's largest Social Media Conference, Academy and Expo November 15th & 16th, 2011
WEST CHESTER, Pa., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Capital Solutions, LLC, has today announced the official opening of SocialMediaPlus 2011, a one and a half-day Web 2.0 & Social Media business summit exploring practical ideas for the use of social media in business. The event, being held on November 15 and 16th at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, is expected to attract nationally recognized speakers and presenters from the social media industry.
After a highly successful event in 2010 which included over 700 attendees and 60 exhibitors and sponsors, SocialMediaPlus is returning to Philadelphia with an expanded curriculum, including the addition of the SocialMediaPlus Academy, being held on November 15th, 2011 from 1pm – 5pm. The Academy offers pre-conference training sessions that will provide three in-depth classroom style training courses in specific topic areas, including Facebook Advertising and Corporate Branding, LinkedIn Company Pages and Advertising, and Google Adwords, Analytics, and SEO. The SocialMediaPlus Conference and Expo takes place on November 16th, 2011, from 8am – 5pm.
The SocialMediaPlus Conference features 20+ seminars with a focus on four business tracks including Executive, Sales and Business Development, Marketing, and Human Resources. Each seminar will allow business owners, executives, vice presidents, directors, and managers to learn proven strategies and tactics for utilizing social media tools, tactics, and strategies within their specific line of business.
"We had great feedback from SocialMediaPlus 2010, and we're excited to do it again this year," says Joseph Stubblebine, president of Human Capital Solutions, LLC, a leading developer and producer of large-scale events in the Mid-Atlantic region. Event co-chairs for 2011 will be Gloria Bell, a social media consultant and president of the Social Media Club of Philadelphia, and Bob Etheridge, a social media champion and chair of last year's event. "We all know that there is no question that social media has become an important part of business. The trick is to having the understanding and knowledge that will allow you to effectively integrate it into your overall plan," says Gloria Bell. "SocialMediaPlus 2011 will showcase the people, tools, strategies, and best practices that are changing how businesses operate in the new social world."
The SocialMediaPlus team is currently accepting applications for speakers for the November 16th sessions and is looking for speakers who are actively involved in managing social media campaigns for brands, have case studies they can share, or have a specific expertise in consulting or executing social media campaigns in one of the four business track verticals. Interested parties are encourage to visit the speakers page at SocialMediaPlus.com for more information.
Along with the SocialMediaPlus Academy and the SocialMediaPlus Conference, the event will include an exposition featuring local, regional and national businesses who provide services, products, and consulting expertise to assist companies with their Social Media strategies, technology development, brand monitoring, and social marketing. Some of last year's exhibitors included Jigsaw.com, Chevy, Alterian, TMP Worldwide, ListenLogic, BlueSky Factory, and others. Expo space and event sponsorships are available. Please visit SocialMediaPlus.com for registration details or event contact information. Additional featured speakers and the complete schedule will be released in the coming weeks and will be posted on the Web site.