"Sugar & Spice" Join Social Media Club Chicago for traditionally our largest event of the year, and arguably, the most fun. To spice things up, we sweetened the pot by inviting several of Chicago's finest when it comes to social media. Panelists: Todd Carpenter, Mari Luangrath, Ernest Wilkins and Amy Guth Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Time: 5:30 pm- 8:30pm Location: Chicag... [read more]
"Sugar & Spice" Join Social Media Club Chicago for traditionally our largest event of the year, and arguably, the most fun. To spice things up, we sweetened the pot by inviting several of Chicago's finest when it comes to social media. Panelists: Todd Carpenter, Mari Luangrath, Ernest Wilkins and Amy Guth Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Time: 5:30 pm- 8:30pm Location: Chicago Tribune Museum 435 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL After Party: Bull & Bear 431 N. Wells (inlcudes 1 Free Drink) Tickets: $20 Advance/$25.00 at the door Price includes: Program, food and drinks. And prizes to give away, including Foiled Cupcakes and Bull & Bear! Food: @Ramon_DeLeon Domino's Pizza, Hot Aisan Buns from Wow Bao, and catered appetizers from Cafe Bella and ROTI Mediterranean Grill. Drinks: Beer, wine, water and specialty mixed cocktails to match our sugar and spice theme, thanks to Google Places! Thanks to Zocalo [@ZocaloGroup] for being our food sponsor Recommendations influence consumer perceptions and buying decisions more than anything else. When leading brands get serious about getting recommended, they turn to Zócalo Group. We are an award-winning word of mouth and social media marketing agency focused on one thing: To help our clients become the most talked about, recommended and chosen brands in their category. For more information about our unique capabilities in identifying and engaging influencers to drive sustainable WOM and recommendations for your brand, visit www.ZocaloGroup.com. SMCChicago is proud to be once again partnering with TweetDrive this holiday season. How can you help? Bring a toy or clothing item to the event! About the Chicago Tweet Drive (@CHITweetDrive): The @CHITweetDrive has selected Shelter, Inc., as the charity of choice again for this year's toy drive. Based in Arlington Heights, Shelter, Inc (@ShelterInc) provides community based, emergency and longer-term housing for children and adolescents who are abused, neglected, dependent or in need of supervision throughout the Chicago-area. To learn more about Shelter, Inc., visit http://www.shelter-inc.org/. Driving? Check out the best deals on parking from SpotHero SMC-Chicago Board Members: - Barbara Rozgonyi [@wiredprworks], Founder - Jeff Willinger [@jwillie], President, Chicago SMC chapter. - Amy Korin [@interactiveamy], Coordinates Volunteers - Tim McDonald [@tamcdonald], Manages Communications - Jeannie Walters [@jeanniecw], Oversees Logistics - Carolyn Martin [@syncsocialmedia], Online Marketing Contact: - http://smcchicago.org - firstname.lastname@example.org - @smcchicago on twitter - @www.facebook.com/SMCChicago - 630.207.7530 or 312-970-0846 *****SMC-Chicago Chapter Social Media Club's primary mission is to expand digital media literacy, promote standard technologies, encourage ethical behavior and share best practices. We bring together journalists, publishers, communications professionals, artists, amateur media creators, citizen journalists, teachers, students, tool makers, and other interested collaborators. Essentially the people who create and consume media who have an interest in seeing the ‘media industry’ evolve for everyone’s benefit. We are more than just USERS, we are the reason the tools exist - we are the people who communicate our thoughts and ideas near and far. Join us and let’s shape the future together!