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Burlington Social Media Breakfast
Monday, June 1, 2009 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)
SOLD OUT - This event has sold out. We'll be live blogging the event so you can follow us on Twitter using the hashtag #btvsmb, or click here to go to Twitter .
If you'd like to go on the wait list, just send a message through the contact information on this page, in case anyone cancels. Otherwise, we'll be doing another event this fall, so stay tuned.
The Communication and Creative Media Division at
Burlington Social Media Breakfast
Join some of the top social media gurus in a morning of social media at Champlain College. This is a great event for online marketers, companies and organizations who are trying to figure out how to move their businesses into social media.
During the first part of the morning event we have three speakers sharing their expertise and experience in social media. During the second part, we have hands-on breakout groups to help a local Vermont non-profit. You’ll work with other attendees and our speakers.
For those of you who missed out on SXSW, we’re bringing a little taste of Austin to Burlington.
Breakfast is included, too. Don’t miss it!
8:00 – 8:30 Set up and Breakfast
8:30 – 10:30 Speakers:
C.C. Chapman – New Media Maven & Digital Dad
“Social Media is Small Town 2.0” - What Makes Social Media So Special
C.C. is the Co-Founder and a Managing Partner of The Advance Guard. Formed in October 2007, The Advance Guard is a new media consultancy that creates radical marketing programs using emerging technology and community platforms. His clients include American Eagle Outfitters, Coca-Cola, HBO, Verizon FiOS, Warner Bros and St. Martin’s Press.
C.C. is a regular speaker at SXSW and other conferences and was recently on CNN to discuss social media during the inauguration coverage.
Todd Defren – PR + Social Media
“Content Marketing in Social Media” – Why Sharing Might Be the Smartest Strategy.
Todd is a principal at Shift Communications, one of the top 20 PR agencies in the country. Shift handles PR & social media campaigns for tech companies and consumer products. Founded in 2003 and in that time have attracted clients like RealNetworks, Shimano, Oakley, RSA Conference, Novell, Akamai, and Yelp.
Todd developed the Social Media News Release in 2006 and is a frequent speaker at PR and social media conferences.
Visit Todd's site.
Mike Hayes – Wizard of Wonderments and Digital Delights Magic Hat Brewing Company
“Do Beer and Social Media Mix?” – Tips and tricks from one local brewery that is now one of the top brands in social media.
Magic Hat has been playing with social media only recently, but in that time they’ve introduced virtual beer tasting events on Twitter, and beer meetups via Facebook. Mike Hayes is the social media brew master and he’ll be sharing some of Magic Hats tactics and what it took to get there.
10:30 – 11:30 Breakout Groups
11:30 – 12 Wrap Up
Lunch is available at Champlain College for those who want to stay longer.
You can also pay by check. Please include your check and registration information and send to:
132 Cumberland Road
Burlington, VT 05408
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Digalicious and Champlain College
Digalicious is a digital strategy and online marketing firm based in Burlington, VT. We create online marketing programs that encompass everything from microsites and e-commerce sites to online advertising and social media outreach.
The Emergent Media Center at Champlain College is intent on pushing creative technologies beyond what we know, by integrating advanced technological tools with cultural awareness, creativity, communication, and a sense of history and place.