Long Island Digital Media Pros Host Social Media Action Camp in NYC During Social Media Week
Melville, NY, February 02, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Digital Ethos, a not-for-profit organization responsible for facilitating awareness and education in digital communications, in conjunction with Social Media Club will host Social Media Action Camp (SMAC) at the Steelcase Showroom at 4 Columbus Circle New York City, on Tuesday, February 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. As part of the worldwide 2013 Social Media Week (Feb. 18-22), SMAC will feature a mix of interactive learning sessions created with a priority on offering actionable information and strategies. More than a dozen workshops and panel discussions will feature nationally recognized thought leaders like Ted Rubin and Ric Dragon, as well as many well-known digital companies including StumbleUpon, Tumblr, Empire Avenue, Heyo and Constant Contact.
A limited number of tickets for this full day session are $79.99 and can be purchased at www.digitalethos.org/smac. A limited number of student tickets are available for $35.
“Last Year we set out to provide a place for individuals to learn, with a focus on professional development, it allowed us to develop an experience that provided facts, data and tactics. As a not for profit we get a chance to offer it at a fraction of the cost of other conferences and we can put the emphasis on content not advertisers,” said Basil Puglisi, Publisher and Content Manager for Digital Ethos.
“Social Media is changing. It is now a primary part of the way we interact, conduct business, and market and communicate information. As a result of this evolution both professionals and novice users need to understand the focus of social sites, strategies for working with them, understand emerging trends and finally uncovering best practices for navigating the digital landscape. This value packed day will improve participants’ strategies for using social media and will feature some of the best and brightest in the digital media and marketing world.”
The morning keynote speaker will be Ted Rubin, CMO of Collective Bias. Speakers will include:
Ted Rubin, CMO of Collective Bias
Rich Dragon, Mcgraw-Hill Author and CEO of Dragon Search Marketing
Mark Coatney, Director of Media for Tumblr
Duleepa “Dups” Wijayawarhana, CEO of Empire Avenue
Amy Vernon, VP of Internet Media Labs
Mardy Sitzer, Professor at Fordham University and CEO of Bumblebee Design
Wendi Caplan-Carroll, Area Director of East at Constant Contact
Anthony Napolitano, Global Director of Partnerships & Sales for Stumbleupon and
Nathan Latka, CEO of Heyo
The event is organized by Digital Ethos and Social Media Club (national), Sponsors for this event are Empire Avenue, Constant Contact, Corbett Public Relations, Esquire Tech Solutions, PMG Interactive, and a few others. The one-day Social Media Action Camp, includes breakfast, lunch and more than a dozen sessions in the program. The cost is $79.99. Networking Mixer is from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. For information and reservations go to http://digitalethos.org/smac, email email@example.com or call (631) 913-8467.