Events in Sydney 2013
We’re really excited to announce a new series of events in Sydney. We’ll be exploring a diverse set of themes across the digital media, technology, journalism, politics, mobile and social media.
This coincides with Nancy Georges joining the Sydney team as our Community Manager. Nancy will be heading up a number of new projects and initiatives in 2013 – you can follow Nancy at @NancyGeorges or get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org
We’ll be adding speakers and more event detail over the coming week – to be the first to know follow @media140au and we’ll be tweeting out the updates.
How Do You Engage with a Mobile Savvy Consumer?
May 28th, Sydney
Smartphones, Tablets and Mobile Technology have changed the lives of consumers. They use them in every part of their life; communication, connection, shop, information sourcing, entertainment, working etc. They have transformed they way people connect and live. They expect to be connected and spoken to directly by companies and brands.
Locational based services are also changing the way consumers share content, buy products and connect with their friends. Businesses need to embrace mobile to connect and engage with their customers.
This media140 event explores the effective ways to engage with consumers, and takes a look at the future direction of mobile technology for businesss.
Confirmed speakers include
Peter has over 20 years experience covering Technology, Client Services, Sales and Marketing. He has extensive experience in helping clients understand their customer experience in the mobile and online space.Peter provides unique market insight and understanding of the complexities and challenges involved in delivering an integrated digital strategy, navigating through the complexity to achieve real, practical, measurable results.
Peter co-founded eMarketingConnected in December 2010 to provide strategic digital insight and services to clients and to establish a community to share digital and online knowledge and best practice. Peter has an MBA from Edinburgh business School (Heriot-Watt University).
Shane has worked in both of the information technology and mobile industries in various technical, marketing, strategy and management roles. Active in industry development, Shane is a mentor for the Mobile Enterprise Growth Alliance (MEGA) . MEGA is an annual event that assists Australian digital start-up companies by bringing corporate experience & industry education together, so that start-up companies can turn innovative ideas into real world businesses.
Shane is the co-founder of the Sydney chapter of Mobile Monday. Mobile Monday Sydney is a monthly mobile industry networking event that has been in operation since 2006.
In his role at Switched on Media, Daniel works with blue-chip brands to help them better understand and use digital marketing to achieve their business goals.
Switched on Media is a leading digital marketing agency combining Search and Social media enabling brands to engage with consumers and deliver ROI. Switched on Media has proven expertise in the automotive, financial, retail and travel sectors, working with world renowned brands such Canon, PayPal and Westfield. Employing a team of industry experts enables Switched on Media to deliver deep levels of expertise, service and results across search engine optimisation, social media and pay per click marketing.
Doors open from 6pm for a 6.30pm start.
- Doors open from 6pm for a 6.30pm start (closes 10pm)
- Tuesday 28 May 2013 - The Chapel Bar @ Bar100 Sydney
- $30.00 includes drink and food
- Panel discussion and open forum for debate
- Limited tickets
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UPCOMING EVENT: Social Search – 25th JUNE 2013
Facebook announced ‘Graph Search’ as a way to revolutionise social search and transform how people find recommendations, places and people. What are the implications of this new way of searching on existing businesses built on social data – recommendations, directories etc.What are the privacy implications now that all the posting you made to Facebook are search friendly and be seen and used by anyone. How are Google, Twitter and others likely to respond. We’ll take a closer look the important changes Social Search will bring to businesses built in social data and how you can take advantage of it.
An expert and forecaster in online collaboration, social media, digital integration, unified communication, email and search marketing. She is Co-Founder of Social Innovation Sydney and Moore’s Cloud.
She was a long standing member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers and is a Senior Member of the Australian Computer Society. She is on the Advisory Board for the Schools of Computer Science & Software Engineering and Information Systems & Technology at the University of Wollongong.
Hannah looks after all things social media, community and blogger outreach for tech startup Canva. She also curates the Sydney edition of The Fetch, keeping across what’s happening locally to share the best events, news, jobs and opportunities all in one place. Mostly recently she worked for Rocketman Media, a specialist influencer outreach agency that partners brands and bloggers. She enjoys constantly discovering what Sydney has to offer.
SEO Specialist at Reprise Media
Colm (aka Colin, Callum, Collum ) is an SEO specialist with a passion for using inbound marketing processes to influence his organic strategies. He previously worked as SEO manager for a leading Irish digital agency, where he created and implemented effective strategies across a wide range of clients.
Posse, Business Development Manager
Jennifer looks after all the retailers on social search site & app Posse. Posse helps you find the best places in the world according to people you trust – your friends. She recently travelled to the US to launch Posse at SXSW Interactive and set up Posse’s NYC headquarters.
Guided by her friends recommendations on Posse’s iPhone app, Jen searched and found great spots for “live music, brunch and yoga in New York
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