We spend so much time online these days we need to ensure we are balancing that with offline events to further expand our network, share our knowledge, and help grow our small businesses. To keep us all in check we’ll be writing a weekly post on relevant events — those we are participating in and others we think would be of value to our community. Please feel free to email events you would like to see featured to smedia [at] networksolutions [dot] com with “Event Listing” in the subject line.
- On November 14th Shashi will be presenting “How to Sell Social Media to your Organization” at the Capital Communicator & MDB Communications Luncheon from noon to 1:30 PM AT at MDB Communications in Washington, DC. The sessions aims to “provide you with information on how to convince your boss and others that it is in your organization’s best interest to use social media to reach communications and marketing objectives.” Check out http://sellsocialmedia.eventbrite.com/ for more details or a last minute RSVP!
- On November 16th our Swami will be at it again to a sold out show at the PRSA-NCC EVENT: PR Issues of the Day for Nonprofits and Associations. The event line-up includes Winning the Pepsi Challenge: What’s Next? by Mark A. Neidig, Sr., executive director, Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation; The Future of Association Meetings: PR for Future Association Meetings by Tracy Cooley, APR, director of events communications, Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO); Creating a Big Social Media Footprint: Getting the Most for Your Social Media Dollars by Peter Panepento, assistant managing editor, The Chronicle of Philanthropy; and Learning to Use Google+: A New Tool in the Social Media PR Toolkit by Shashi Bellamkonda, Director, Social Media, Network Solutions. As the limited space is already filled we suggest tuning into the conversation by following #PRSANCC on Twitter from 8:30 – 10:00 AM.
- Friday, November 18th marks the date of the third annual Northern Virginia Women’s Business Conference presented by JP Events & Consulting and Reston Limousine. This is a one day event for “visionary women who want to discover the tools for success, make strategic business connections and leave feeling empowered and inspired to take action.” I will be in attendance sharing tweets from @LisaByrne and encourage you to join me online — or at the event in person by registering today at http://novawomensbusinessconference.com/