Learn to Leverage Small Business and Social Media at Frederick Chamber Event

by Shashi Bellamkonda on January 13, 2010


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Coming in early February there is a great event social media from the Frederick Chamber of Commerce in Frederick, MD on new media and technology. The keynote “How is new media & technology changing the way we do business?” is being given by Shashi Bellamkonda, the Social Media Swami here at Network Solutions. Here are the details and a link to the web site for registration.

New Media & Technology Conference


Mount Saint Mary’s University
Center for Professional & Continuing Studies
5350 Spectrum Dr.
Frederick, MD 21703

Date: 2/5/2010
Time: 8:00 AM TO 3:00 PM

Event Description:

By popular demand, the Chamber will offer a follow-up to our Social Media Conference, held in June 2009. Interactive seminars will provide an intensive review of strategies and tools that businesses can use to reach out to customers and grow their bottom line.

Featuring breakout sessions for beginning, intermediate, and advanced participants on topics such as Twitter, Facebook, email campaigns, blogging, and more. Those with little or no experience will have as much to gain as those who are skilled users!

If you’re tweeting about this event, please use the official conference hashtag: #FredNMT


Here are the details to

Registration deadline: January 27, 2010

Register online or download the PDF registration packet. For more information, call 301.662.4164 x 201. Space is limited to just 120 participants for the keynote and closing session (40 participants in each breakout session). Registration for our first social media conference was filled well in advance. Sign up now!

$125 Chamber members, $195 non-members. Special discounts and benefits are available to event sponsors and Chamber Trustees. Please call 301.662.4164 x 201 to register.

Once your initial registration and payment is processed, you’ll receive an email with instructions to select your breakout sessions and box lunch option via an online form. Your registration is NOT confirmed until this online form is completed. Please add frederickchamber.org email addresses to your list of approved (i.e., safe, whitelisted) senders and follow up on all email communication.

Registered participants will also receive a link to download a PDF workbook prior to the conference. The workbook will include instructions for signing up on major social media platforms, a glossary of commonly used terms, and other essential information.

Please note, the snow date for this conference is Friday, February 19.


8:00 a.m. – Registration & networking

8:30 a.m. – Keynote: How is new media & technology changing the way we do business? Presented by Shashi Bellamkonda, Social Media Swami at Network Solutions

9:30 a.m. – Breakout sessions for beginner, intermediate, and advanced users. Choose the sessions that fit your area of interest and level of experience.

11:50 a.m. – Lunch: Eat your box lunch in the lounge or attend an optional bonus session

12:30 p.m. – Optional bonus sessions: Brief demos and discussions on new and noteworthy applications.

1:00 p.m. – Breakout sessions continue

2:15 p.m. – Closing session: Top 10 Tech Trends, presented by Jimmy Gardner of Tech Cocktail

2:45 p.m. – Closing remarks & adjournment



Diamond Sponsor: VillageWorks Communications, Inc.

Official Event Photographer: Mary Kate McKenna

Support this conference, and gain valuable marketing exposure for your company! Ruby & Pearl sponsorships are still available.Email Jessica Hibbard or call 301.662.0745 for more information.


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    • http://www.frederickchamber.org/ Jessica Hibbard

      Thanks, Shashi! We're looking forward to this event.

    • http://www.frederickchamber.org/ Jessica Hibbard

      Thanks, Shashi! We're looking forward to this event.